Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Trump adopts liberal policy: Direct payments to ‘grease the economy’

On Tuesday, the Trump administration expressed support for including direct payments to Americans as part of a coronavirus economic relief package. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature Expert

Baylor Gerontology Expert Shares Tips to Care for Aging Population During Coronavirus Pandemic

WACO, Texas (March 17, 2020) – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that older adults and people who have serious chronic…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Media consumption predicts how people think about computer hacking

The American economy lost between $57 and 109 billion in 2016 from cyber-attacks, and they remain a serious threat. Arizona State University researchers recently examined…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19 hits economy hard but sets digital tech up for market boom

As the novel coronavirus spreads and forces workers across sectors to work remotely, industries across the globe are threatened and the economy is in the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Announcement

Researcher receives $3.9 million grant to study how cannabis chemicals can help with pain

Ziva Cooper, research director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Policy

AACC Urges Congress to Ensure That All COVID-19 Tests Are Covered by Insurance Now That FDA Has Released Guidance That Will Expand Testing Access

WASHINGTON – On March 16, FDA updated its guidance on COVID-19 testing to allow clinical labs to create and perform COVID-19 tests without pursuing FDA…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Announcement

UIC shows continued strength in US News graduate schools rankings

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been recognized again for its academic strength in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings,…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature

Cornellians rally to support each other during transition

After Cornell’s March 10 announcement that it would move to virtual instruction due to the coronavirus, Manisha Munasinghe circulated a spreadsheet on Twitter inviting fellow…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature

Tips for proper leftover food safety techniques

If you are doing more cooking than usual due to coronavirus-related concerns, it’s important to make sure leftovers are stored properly. One of the most…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature

Cornell experts view coronavirus via multidisciplinary lenses

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted lives and institutions around the world in numerous ways, and Cornell faculty members have shared their expertise on everything from…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Aerosol expert measuring airborne viruses and removing them from enclosed spaces

Pratim Biswas heads the Aerosol and Air Quality Research Laboratory (AAQRL) at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. AAQRL researchers are…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

WashU Expert: Stuck in the house for a while? Here are some tips

As schools and entertainment venues close due to the coronavirus outbreak, many of us are seeing our social circles reduced quite significantly. An expert on…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Announcement

Faculty mobilize to provide virtual instruction

An interactive economics class will be held on Zoom, with breakout rooms where small groups of students can collaborate virtually. A music performance class will…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health While Social Distancing

Social distancing is crucial to slow the spread of COVID-19, but can put individuals at risk for mental health problems and has serious implications for…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Advice for parents tackling at-home learning during coronavirus school closures

In an attempt to help limit the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in West Virginia, schools across the state will remain closed for at least…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Announcement

Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine Ranked 3rd Best Medical School in the United States

PHILADELPHIA – The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (PSOM) has been ranked #3 among the nation’s medical schools, marking 23 consecutive years the school…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Feature Tip Sheet

Creating a new normal for kids during the uncertainties of COVID-19

The list of schools canceling classes indefinitely is growing, and day-to-day life has been disrupted like never before – all because of increased social distancing…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

How the move to online classrooms will change teaching

COVID-19, a novel corona virus, has most schools adopting an online teaching model and this is causing stress for students, parents, and teachers but the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Christianity’s Response to COVID-19

Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940   New Brunswick, N.J. (Mar.  17, 2020) – Rutgers religion expert Louis Benjamin Rolksy is available to discuss the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Artificial intelligence helps prevent disruptions in fusion devices

An international team of scientists led by a graduate student at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has demonstrated the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Rethinking mortality and how we plan for old age

Many people dream of comfortably living out their golden years. A new IIASA study however shows that older Europeans, and especially women, frequently underestimate how…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Tips for managing stress during the coronavirus crisis

The following are tips for managing stress during the coronavirus crisis from Jennifer Wegmann from the Health and Wellness Studies Department at Binghamton University, State…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Social distancing means more online shopping and that’s good for climate change, right? Maybe not…

As we now become accustomed to the world of social distancing, where we may be encouraged to do our shopping online for the foreseeable future,…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Infographic: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Italy

On February 20, 2020, a young man in the Lombardy region of Italy was admitted with an atypical pneumonia that later proved to be COVID-19.…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Chinese case study suggests COVID-19 is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborns

Finally, some good news has emerged about the novel coronavirus that has spread to about 50 countries across the world. Chinese professors report in the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Amidst COVID-19, transportation disruptions pose biggest threat to food supply

As Americans head to their local grocery stores and see shortages on products, concerns are rising about food supply shortages. Cornell University agricultural economist Andrew Novakovic says…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19

OAK BROOK, Ill. (March 16, 2020) - Today, the journal Radiology published the policies and recommendations of a panel of experts on radiology preparedness during the coronavirus…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Finance expert available to discuss paid leave, rental delinquency, impacts on small business amid coronavirus epidemic

Emily Gallagher, an assistant professor of finance in the real estate track of the Leeds School of Business, can discuss how changes in paid sick leave,…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Media Advisory: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital experts available to offer parents advice related to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, parents may be receiving conflicting advice on how to handle playdates, virtual school lessons, child behavior and how…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Tang Dynasty noblewoman buried with her donkeys, for the love of polo

A noblewoman from Imperial China enjoyed playing polo on donkeys so much she had her steeds buried with her so she could keep doing it…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Health System Appoints Niyum Gandhi as New Chief Financial Officer

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected]   New York, NY (March 17, 2020) -- Mount Sinai Health System today announced that it has appointed Niyum Gandhi as…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Tip Sheet

COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas From Johns Hopkins

The following are various story ideas regarding the COVID-19 illness. To interview Johns Hopkins experts on these topics or others, contact [email protected]   Too soon…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

KIDNEY HEALTH INITIATIVE COMPLETES PROJECT FOCUSED ON CLINICAL TRIAL END POINTS FOR PRIMARY HYPEROXALURIA

Washington, DC (March 17, 2020) — The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI), in partnership with the Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation (OHF), concluded a collaborative effort to…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Vitamin D Boosts Chances of Walking After Hip Fracture

Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study. The findings…