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PREGNANCY
Gabrielle Ruiz Announces Pregnancy News On ‘What Are Friends For Live Show’

Gabrielle Ruiz Announces Pregnancy News On 'What Are Friends For Live Show'

Co-Hosts Gabrielle Ruiz surprised her girlfriends Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champion and Vella Lovell and said that she’s expecting a child May 2021 with husband Philip Pisanchyn. The news was revealed during Live Show of ‘What Are Friends For’, Co-Hosted with Pallavi Sastry.

“Even in isolation, it’s been important for me to share our wonderful news of this pregnancy with friends one by one and in creative ways.” Gabrielle Ruiz shares about announcing her big news. “I wish I could tell my girlfriends in person, but at least I can record their reaction and have it forever online! And it’s extra special that our show [What Are Friends For] is all about friendship. Live, on my birthday, with our amazing girlfriends and fans is such a poetic way to break the news!”

That’s the premise of Crazy-Ex Girlfriend star Ruiz and Pallavi Sastry’s ‘What Are Friends For’ Live Shows, occurring

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HEALTH
When will teachers be vaccinated? It depends on where you live

Health care workers and residents in long-term care facilities will likely be among the first to have access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Who’s next in line could be from among a pool of essential workers, and educators hope they’re at the top of that list.



A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's Hospital in London, Dec. 8, 2020, as the U.K. health authorities rolled out a national mass vaccination program.


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A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy’s Hospital in London, Dec. 8, 2020, as the U.K. health authorities rolled out a national mass vaccination program.

“I would love enough vaccines to be available so teachers and educators and education support personnel could be moved up on the list as quickly as possible,” Michael Lubelfeld, superintendent of the North Shore School District 112 in Highland Park, Illinois, told ABC News.

Lubelfeld’s district, which serves 3,700 students across 10 campuses, opened in September with a hybrid model, with about 85% of students in-person. After eight weeks, the district had

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WEIGHT LOSS
Eat Beans to Lose Weight and Live Longer, Expert Says

A guiding light for many aspiring healthy eaters is the world’s Blue Zones, the small, outlier regions on the planet where people live much longer than expected lifespans. I’m talking about far-flung places like the Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica; and Okinawa, Japan, where women live the longest lifespans in the known world.

According to a new CNBC article by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow, longevity researcher, and author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, there are several general dieting rules that basically all of these healthy people adhere to. They eat a ton of whole foods, for instance. They also eat lots of plants (upwards of 90%), plenty of olive oil, not too much meat or fish, and rarely any sugar. They consume plenty of water. But there’s a surprising

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HEALTH
Live Updates: One-day US deaths top 3,000, more than D-Day or 9/11

An FDA advisory committee voted in favor of granting Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine emergency use authorization. The vote will now go before FDA officials for final review. 

The nod of approval comes after the regulatory agency had published documents earlier this week indicating that the vaccine had met EUA requirements. 

The vote comes on the same day that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a series of new restrictions in the state including a ban on indoor dining and the closure of gyms for the next three weeks. The new rules will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and remain until after the holidays. 

States across the nation have been seeing record-setting spikes with the country reporting more than 3,000 new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, a single-day record. 

New cases per day have also increased to more than 200,000 on average. The number of patients hospitalized with the virus

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