The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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Each patient's cancer has cells that look and act different. A new technique for recrating tumors from single cells could advance personalized treatment.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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Getting people to think of health as a core part of their identity can help them stick to following COVID-19 guidelines like wearing a mask.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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Health insurers are starting to roll back coverage for telehealth – even though demand is way up due to COVID-19
Widely adopted in the US when pandemic precautions kept people home, telehealth faces a challenge as insurance coverage changes, right when its popularity had surged.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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How much does your virtual reality headset know about your life?
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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"The general picture is that individuals who believe in themselves, and believe that they are better than others, engage in the political process more."
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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"We saw that in these personality changes toward greater empathy, people placed a lot more importance upon more liberal ideologies..."
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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The government is urged to do more to get people to wear reusable, washable face coverings.
Sept. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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Distinct psychological mix associated with mountain populations is consistent with the theory that harsh frontiers attracted certain personalities.
Sept. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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