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Who is most at risk of contracting coronavirus?

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

After the deaths of young health workers, do we have to rethink who is at risk of infection? There have been a number of deaths from the coronavirus among doctors who are young...
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Lab Alumni

2 days ago   |   Harvard

Postdoctoral Scholars Sam Bernecker, PhD, Consultant, Boston Consulting Group Josh Breslau, PhD, ScD, Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation Anne Gadermann, PhD...
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NorthInnovationWomen returns for third year

2 days ago   |   The NHSA

As International Women's Day approaches, the NHSA and N8 Research Partnership plan to celebrate inspirational women making their mark on the world of innovation. We've...
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Once widely criticized, the Wuhan quarantine bought the world time to prepare for Covid-19

2 days ago   |   STAT

“Could cause panic.” “Will not help end the crisis.” “Could backfire.” When the Chinese government blocked most travel into and out of the city at the center of the Covid-19...
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Experts say confusion over coronavirus case count in China is muddying picture of spread

3 days ago   |   STAT

Infectious diseases experts are losing confidence in the accuracy of China's count of cases of the novel coronavirus, pointing toward health officials' shifting definition of...
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STAT Plus: Rising out-of-pocket costs for dementia and neuropathy drugs lower patient adherence

3 days ago   |   STAT

As out-of-pocket costs rise for medicines used to treat certain neurologic disorders - such as dementia and neuropathy - patients are less likely to take their drugs as often...
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In rough U.S. flu season for kids, vaccine working OK so far

3 days ago   |   STAT

NEW YORK - It may end up being a bad flu season for kids, but early signs suggest the vaccine is working OK. The vaccine has been more than 50% effective in preventing flu...
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Best DNA testing kits 2020: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy

Best DNA testing kits 2020: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy

3 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

All of us would probably like to know where we come from, and whether we're susceptible to diseases or conditions linked to our family's health history. Unfortunately, not...
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A startup aims to reimagine the executive physical - with Silicon Valley flourish and a $3,500 price tag

3 days ago   |   STAT

SAN FRANCISCO - The three-martini lunch may be on the decline, but many big companies still reward their C-suite with that traditional corporate perk: getting poked and prodded...
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STAT Plus: Lawmakers to Trump: Don't give ‘monopolies' to companies that develop coronavirus treatments with taxpayer funds

3 days ago   |   STAT

Nearly four dozen lawmakers asked the White House to ensure any treatment for the fast-moving coronavirus that is developed with U.S. taxpayer funds is reasonably priced, an...
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‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

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