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Economics & Finance Professors Speak Out on Impact of Congress’ Coronavirus Relief Bill

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA INVITED TO A VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE AND EXPERT Q&A Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 11 AM EDT / 8 AM PDT  MEDIA…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Helping Children Cope with Stress of Coronavirus Crisis

As the mental and emotional toll of the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, parents are learning how to create a new sense of normalcy at home for…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Expert Pitch

“Rapid movement to online learning does not come without concerns and challenges for both educators and parents,” says Nicol Howard, University of Redlands professor of teaching and learning.

Parents and teachers are navigating unchartered territory as students are mandated to learn online while sheltering at home.  "Rapid movement to online learning does not…

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How to Run for President Without Rallies or Campaign Stops

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 presidential campaign continues. So how does a candidate run for office without knocking on doors or staging…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

Does Patient’s Distance to Transplant Centers Affect Likelihood of Being Considered for Transplantation?

Highlight In an analysis of information on adults who began treatment for kidney failure at any Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina dialysis facility, the…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Announcement

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation COVID-19 Test Licensed to T2 Biosystems for Widespread Deployment

March 24, 2020 – Nutley, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that a rapid…

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Tips for teams and leaders in the virtual workplace during COVID-19

For most employees around the globe, the workplace has gone virtual during the COVID-19 health crisis. This migration has come with many challenges for teams…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

Wuhan Study is First to Describe How Body Positioning Can Improve Breathing in Severe COVID-19 Patients Requiring Ventilation

March 24, 2020─ In a new study of patients with severe COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) hospitalized on ventilators, researchers found that lying face down was better for…

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Dr. Mehra Golshan Appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center

New Haven, Conn. — Mehra Golshan, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., has been appointed the inaugural Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital…

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AERA Announces Cancellation of 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Educational Research Association announced on March 23 that it is cancelling plans for a virtual 2020 Annual Meeting in April. The decision…

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UNH Experts Offer Tips To Help Parents More Smoothly Shift to Online Learning

DURHAM, N.H.— As the coronavirus continues to spread keeping schools across the country closed, children from elementary to high school are transitioning to virtual learning…

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Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores Offers Lessons of Leadership to College and Career Advisors

  During a time when effective leadership is needed more than ever, Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores showed exactly what that looks like during…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

UC San Diego Health Launches Clinical Trial to Assess Antiviral Drug for COVID-19

Physician-scientists at four University of California Health medical centers — UC San Diego Health, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine Health and UC Davis Health —…

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Lab researchers aid COVID-19 response in antibody, anti-viral research

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates…

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The director of NIH visits UAB as COVID-19 appears

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institutes of Health, flew to Birmingham on Thursday, March 5, to start a long-anticipated…

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Engineered Nanowrappers Carry and Release Tiny Cargo

The Science Scientists have discovered a new method for creating hollow metallic nanostructures with regularly spaced and sized pores. They used advanced electron tomography to…

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Lessons from 9/11 in U.S. Response to COVID-19

Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 New Brunswick, N.J. (Mar. 24, 2020) – Rutgers scholar Angus Gillespie, an expert in American studies, is available to discuss…

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Is step count associated with lower risk of death?

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at whether taking more steps and higher intensity stepping were associated with reduced risk of death in this observational study…

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BRUCE H. THIERS, MD, FAAD, ASSUMES PRESIDENCY OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY

ROSEMONT, III (March 24, 2020) — Today, board-certified dermatologist Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy…

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Retail workers ‘heroes’ in pandemic, but need healthcare

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE March 24, 2020 Retail workers ‘heroes’ in pandemic, but need healthcare The coronavirus pandemic is putting significant pressure on some…

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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

ROSEMONT, Ill (March 24, 2020) — Today, the American Academy of Dermatology installed two new officers and five new directors to its Board of Directors.…

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Saint Joseph’s University Experts Available to Discuss the Impact Coronavirus Could Have on the Grocery Industry

Physical distancing due to the coronavirus threat is at the root of the the online grocery delivery trend, but that doesn’t mean it, or other…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

Study shows commonly used mouthwash could make saliva significantly more acidic

The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19: The time is now to prepare for people affected by humanitarian crises

With over 300,000 COVID-19 cases across the globe, including recent cases in Syria and the Gaza Strip, the data continues to demonstrate how the disease…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Announcement

APA to states, insurers: Provide access to mental health care during COVID-19 public health crisis

WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association called on states and insurers to move quickly to allow people to connect with their mental health providers remotely…

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Lost Sense of Smell or Taste May Be Early Indicator of COVID-19

A sudden loss or reduced sense of smell or taste could indicate COVID-19 before other symptoms show, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology. The…

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Upended Caregiving Impact for 5M+ Americans with Alzheimer’s, Caregivers

The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting unique challenges for 5M+ Americans living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. The recent upending of traditional caregiving resources and structures,…

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Sandia supports hypersonic flight test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories employees and contractors saw their work culminate in a hypersonic flight test conducted by the U.S. Navy and U.S.…

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Decision to postpone 2020 Olympics was right, Notre Dame expert says

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Tuesday, March 24 the 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled to begin July 24 in Tokyo, have been postponed to a…

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Public Health Crises — Such as COVID-19 — May Lead to Flare-ups of Dangerous Religious Sentiments, including ‘Scapegoating’

Public health crises such as COVID-19 — in which people may feel powerless and receive conflicting information — can lead to a flare-up of unsafe…

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UW researchers to study resilience, well-being among King County residents during pandemic

  As the COVID-19 pandemic prompts governments to close schools, shutter restaurants, ban many gatherings and curtail travel, researchers at the University of Washington want…

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Help line requests for food skyrocket as pandemic spreads

In the first week since COVID-19 was designated a pandemic, requests for food pantries skyrocketed across the United States. Requests for home-delivered meals more than…

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WashU Expert: Don’t overlook health equity during coronavirus crisis

We must consider this coronavirus crisis as a wake-up call to prioritize equity and challenge ourselves to consider how to better serve historically underserved communities,…

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Advanced “Super-Planckian” Material Exhibits LED-Like Light When Heated

TROY, N.Y. — Could there be a new kind of light in the universe? Since the late 19th century, scientists have understood that, when heated,…

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WashU Expert: Coronavirus crisis highlights need for health insurance in Missouri and other states

As the St. Louis region and the state of Missouri confront the coronavirus challenge, it has posed a number of serious issues for health policy…

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Lack of media skepticism tied to belief in rape myths

ITHACA, N.Y. –  People who tend to recognize similarities between people they know and people depicted in the media are more likely to believe common…

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Leading Mindfully: COVID-19 and the Big Human Pivot, Part I

INSIGHTS FROM Lili Powell What’s novel about COVID-19 isn’t just the coronavirus. It’s the sheer scale and depth of The Big Human Pivot that this…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

Past your bedtime? Inconsistency may increase risk to cardiovascular health

Despite increasing awareness of how critical sleep is to our health, getting a good night’s rest remains increasingly difficult in a world that’s always “on”…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Feature

Is Your Organization Coronavirus Agile? 10 Tips

INSIGHTS FROM: Joseph W. Harder The impact of the coronavirus worldwide on global economies, commerce, supply chains and investments, not to mention health and mortality, is…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Feature

The Coronavirus and Managing Your Organization’s Response

INSIGHTS FROM:Anton Korinek Organizations around the world are working through how to respond to the novel coronavirus, posing one of the greatest challenges to leaders…

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With half of adults over 65 lacking dental insurance, poll finds strong support for universal Medicare dental benefit

Nearly all older Americans support adding a dental benefit to the Medicare program that covers most people over age 65, according to a new national…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Feature

More men more problems? Not necessarily, FSU study finds

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: March 24, 2020 | 10:01 am  Men are more prone to competitive risk taking and violent behavior, so what…

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Travel & tourism economy will recover from COVID-19, but it will be forever changed

With unprecedented economic hardships facing the travel and tourism industry, Virginia Tech expert Nancy McGehee says the industry will undoubtedly recover, but it will be…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Announcement

Endocrine Society congratulates 2020 Early Investigators Award winners

WASHINGTON—The Endocrine Society has selected five recipients for its Early Investigators Awards.The Early Investigators Awards were established to assist in the development of early career…

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Talking to your children about COVID-19

Even though children are out of school, they are likely still hearing about COVID-19 from your conversations or from the news. It is important to…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Feature

COVID-19 just a problem for elderly people, right? Think again.

People holed up in their homes to follow the advice of government and health care experts were treated to some jarring newscast video over the…