Chris Dickerson, Breaking Bodybuilding Barriers, Dies at 82

America’s win was more important than muscle. Like Miss America, Mr. America was expected to represent “this incredible image of the most perfect, virile American man.” 1970s, he said in a phone call. Besides their physique, the jury also took into account the contestants’ interview skills and their potential to represent the sport positively at …

Four Big Barriers as Nations Work to Negotiate a New Global Climate Deal

GLASGOW – Organizers of the United Nations climate summit on Wednesday released first draft The signing of a new global agreement to combat global warming calls on countries to “reconsider and strengthen” their plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2022 and “accelerate the phasing out of subsidies for coal and fossil …

Roberta Gibb Breaks Barriers at the Boston Marathon. Now one

In 1966, Roberta Gibb became the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon at a time when women were prohibited from doing it because they were considered “physiologically incompetent.” Now, more than 55 years later, Gibb has broken another gender barrier by becoming the first woman of the race to stand out as a statue …

Transgender Youth Face Multiple Barriers to Health Care, Study Findings

Piper, a 17-year-old transgender girl, says she knows she’s lucky. He lives just outside of Atlanta with a supportive family and two rescued leopard geckos, Saturn and Juno. Queer Med, a private gender clinic, is a short drive away; Two years ago, after five months, after a relatively short waiting period, she started on a …

These Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers Probably Won’t Help and Could

Covid measures have turned many parts of our world into a giant salad bar, with plastic barriers separating clerks from shoppers, separating customers in nail salons, and protecting students from their classmates. Intuition tells us that a plastic shield will protect against germs. But scientists who study aerosols, airflow and ventilation say that most of …

Why Can Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers Be Made in Classrooms and Restaurants?

Most researchers say screens are most likely helpful in very specific situations. For example, a bus driver who is protected from the public by a floor-to-ceiling barrier is likely protected from breathing in much of what passengers breathe. A bank cashier behind a glass wall or an officer checking patients in a doctor’s office may …