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Envisioning better health outcomes for all

Envisioning better health outcomes for all

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The current covid-19 pandemic has shined the spotlight on longstanding health inequities for people of color. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, compared to the general United States population, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract the coronavirus, and 2.8 times more likely to die from covid-19. Similarly, Native Americans…
SEE IT: Russell Westbrook and John Wall get into it, receive double technicals

SEE IT: Russell Westbrook and John Wall get into it, receive...

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SEE IT: Westbrook and Wall get into it, receive double technicals originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonAs time ticked down in the fourth quarter of the Wizards' 107-88 loss to the Houston Rockets, Russell Westbrook and John Wall had a verbal altercation that resulted in double technical fouls.With this being the first time the two…

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Genetically-modified mosquitoes key to stopping Zika virus spread

Genetically-modified mosquitoes key to stopping Zika virus spread

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In 2016, the World Health Organization called the Zika virus epidemic a "public health emergency of international concern" due to the virus causing birth defects for pregnant women in addition to neurological problems. Since then, researchers have wrestled with different strategies for controlling the spread of Zika virus, which gets transmitted to humans from female…

Business News

CDC officials recommend opening schools with masks — but closing indoor...

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CDC researchers said there was "little evidence" that schools meaningfully fuel coronavirus transmission in an editorial on Tuesday. The researchers suggested reopening schools with masks and social distancing requirements. The decision, they wrote, may require some sacrifices — like closing indoor dining or gyms. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US schools began closing…

National Geographic

Time-lapse of a single cell transforming into a salamander

Time-lapse of a single cell transforming into a salamander

You, me, the lemurs in the trees, the snakes in the desert, and the squid in the deep sea—all of us began as a single cell. From the largest creature that’s ever existed—the blue whale—to the inch-long bumblebee bat, each of us can rewind our existence to the same humble foundation. Amazingly, photographer and filmmaker…

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CDC officials recommend opening schools with masks — but closing indoor...

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CDC researchers said there was "little evidence" that schools meaningfully fuel coronavirus transmission in an editorial on Tuesday. The researchers suggested reopening schools with masks and social distancing requirements. The decision, they wrote, may require some sacrifices — like closing indoor dining or gyms. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US schools began closing…
A variable annuity can provide you with more retirement income, since its payouts rise with the stock market

A variable annuity can provide you with more retirement income, since...

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Variable annuities are insurance contracts that provide a guaranteed income stream, but at a fluctuating rate — one tied to investments of your choice. So your return is greater, but so is your risk. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images With variable annuities, you invest a sum that's returned with interest in periodic payments. Unlike traditional…

Mike and Karen Pence are homeless and appear to be couch...

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Republicans close to former Vice President Mike Pence say they don't know where the former second couple is now living. Pence and his wife Karen haven't owned a home in a decade, and Indiana GOP sources say the former second couple is couch-surfing in the interim between jobs and residences.  "He doesn't have a home,…

UK BANKING CHANNEL FORECAST: How shifting consumer habits and the coronavirus...

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Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Banking industry.  You can learn more about becoming a client here.The following is a preview of one Banking report, the The UK Banking Channel Forecast. You can purchase this report here.The UK banking space is experiencing a push toward digital channels — driven…
These ‘TechTok’ influencers are showing thousands of engineers what tech is really like and how to succeed

These ‘TechTok’ influencers are showing thousands of engineers what tech is...

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Emily Kager was featured on a Square Developer's "Sandbox 101" Youtube video. Square/YouTube This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. "TechTok" is a TikTok tag where software engineers share tips, gripes, and jokes.  TikTok users have viewed videos tagged "TechTok' nearly 900 million times. Several TechTok…
Biden stimulus plan could boost U.S. output by 5% over three years: IMF

Biden stimulus plan could boost U.S. output by 5% over three...

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No results matched your search Breaking News In Another Pitiful Day, Gold Hugs $1,850 Anchor Awaiting Fed Economy57 minutes ago (Jan 26, 2021 02:35PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the U.S. response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at his transition headquarters in Wilmington 2/2 By Andrea…
Genetically-modified mosquitoes key to stopping Zika virus spread

Genetically-modified mosquitoes key to stopping Zika virus spread

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In 2016, the World Health Organization called the Zika virus epidemic a "public health emergency of international concern" due to the virus causing birth defects for pregnant women in addition to neurological problems. Since then, researchers have wrestled with different strategies for controlling the spread of Zika virus, which gets transmitted to humans from female…
Impact of rising sea temperatures on marine life

Impact of rising sea temperatures on marine life

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Global warming or climate change. It doesn't matter what you call it. What matters is that right now it is having a direct and dramatic effect on marine environments across our planet. "More immediately pressing than future climate change is the increasing frequency and severity of extreme 'underwater heatwaves' that we are already seeing around…
Scientists identify flank instability at a volcano with history of collapse

Scientists identify flank instability at a volcano with history of collapse

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Landslides caused by the collapse of unstable volcanoes are one of the major dangers of volcanic eruptions. A method to detect long-term movements of these mountains using satellite images could help identify previously overlooked instability at some volcanoes, according to Penn State scientists. "Whenever there is a large volcanic eruption, there is a chance that…