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Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system

Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In a series of recommendations to fix the struggling COVID-19 test, trace and isolate system in England, health researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene …

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Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here

Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it

Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it by Thomas Woolley, Joshua Moore, Lucy Henley and Timothy Ostler, The Conversation Credit: Travelerpix/Shutterstock During lockdown, travel restrictions caused …

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four ways to fix bad lockdown posture by copying astronauts

four ways to fix bad lockdown posture by copying astronauts four ways to fix bad lockdown posture by copying astronauts Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your …

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All disease models are ‘wrong,’ but scientists are working to fix that

All disease models are ‘wrong,’ but scientists are working to fix that All disease models are ‘wrong,’ but scientists are working to fix that The Zika virus can be transmitted by mosquitos from the species Aedes aegypti Credit: CDC An international team of researchers has developed a new mathematical tool that could help scientists to …

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Trump calls it a COVID-19 fix. Now lupus patients can’t get their drug

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Before Aisha Kelley headed to the pharmacy last week, she heard from a fellow lupus patient that she might have trouble getting her prescription filled. Her medication, hydroxychloroquine, sold by the brand name Plaquenil, keeps her body from turning against her. It is considered the most important drug for lupus patients, …

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Medicare for All needed to fix ‘ill’ U.S. healthcare system

The American College of Physicians (ACP) says the U.S. health care system “is ill and needs a bold new prescription” that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs. The 141,000-member group endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates: a government-operated single-payer system that would cover everyone or a government-run plan that would …

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The mental health crisis on campus and how colleges can fix it

Campus counseling centers are seeing an influx of students seeking help with mental health issues. Credit: Motortion/Shutterstock.com When college students seek help for a mental health issue on campus—something they are doing more often—the place they usually go is the college counseling center. But while the stigma of seeking mental health support has gone down, …

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