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Local Man Survives Shopping Trip While Wearing Mask

Local Man Survives Shopping Trip While Wearing Mask GROVE CITY, PA – A local man went shopping for groceries late Wednesday night while wearing a cloth face covering in response to COVID-19 regulations. With his mask on, Warren Throckmorton, a professor at Grove City College, was able to secure numerous items during the 35 minute excursion without injuring his health. “I know it might surprise some people, but I didn’t lose consciousness even once. My heart rate went up a little in the hot sauc...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Masks, Infertility, Spoof, Warren Throckmorton, Grove City College, Throckmorton, COVID-19

Daily Crunch: Lululemon is acquiring Mirror

Lululemon is paying $500 million to acquire a home fitness startup, India bans TikTok and Amazon Prime Video is the latest streaming service to add a co-viewing experience. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 30, 2020. 1. Lululemon set to acquire home fitness startup Mirror for $500M The deal comes at a time when home workout solutions are in high demand thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even when gyms begin to reopen in different locales, many will likely be wary of returning to a potentially...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Facebook, Hbo, Hardware, Boston, India, Tech, New York Times, Mirror, Hulu, Latin America, Amazon Prime Video, Lululemon, Prime Amazon

How the coronavirus is devastating Southern California’s Pacific Islanders

Pacific Islanders in Southern California are dying at a higher rate from the coronavirus than any other racial group in the region and statewide, an issue advocates say is getting swept under the radar because the population is small and tends to be lumped with other ethnic groups. While coronavirus case numbers overall are lower for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, the death rates are disproportionately higher when the entire population is taken into account, according to the California ...
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Study examines the characteristics of superusers engaged in the Asthma UK online community

New research by a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Queen Mary University of London, Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) the University of Edinburgh, University of Nottingham, University of Cambridge and charity Asthma UK, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, looks at the characteristics of superusers who are actively engaged in the Asthma UK online community and Facebook group to help healthcare professionals better understand the role they play in support...
Tags: Health, Facebook, UK, Asthma UK

Some public health officials are resigning amid threats during the Covid-19 pandemic

During a live public briefing on Facebook last month, "someone very casually suggested" the Los Angeles County's public health director should be shot, the director said.
Tags: Health, Facebook, Los Angeles County

Facebook vowed to investigate horrific abuse by anti-vaxxers. Nine months later, no one was penalized

Nine months after Facebook vowed to investigate abuse by anti-vaxxers, no users have been penalized.
Tags: Health, Facebook

How Fast Can a Vaccine Be Made?: An Animated Introduction

From Ted-Ed comes a video that answers a timely question: How fast can a vaccine be made? They write: "When a new pathogen emerges, our bodies and healthcare systems are left vulnerable. And when this pathogen causes the outbreak of a pandemic, there’s an urgent need for a vaccine to create widespread immunity with minimal loss of life. So how quickly can we develop vaccines when we need them most? Dan Kwartler describes the three phases of vaccine development." Exploratory research, cli...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Science, College, Current Affairs, Facebook Twitter, TED Ed, Dan Kwartler

Where to find Juneteenth celebrations in the Los Angeles area, June 19

David McLucas teaching a family of young women about a slave collar at the booth of Forgotten Images, a traveling educational exhibit and museum, during the Juneteenth Celebration at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach on Saturday, June 22, 2019. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG)   Juneteenth is an African American holiday to remember the day when word finally came in 1865 to slaves in Galveston, Texas, that slavery had been ended by President Abraham Lincoln’s Jan. 1, 1863...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Community, Theater, Santa Barbara County, Local News, Martin Luther King, Black, Los Angeles County, Abraham Lincoln, Galveston Texas

Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria records 21 new cases of Covid-19 – politics live

Fifteen of the people who have tested positive are in hotel quarantine, while another works at a hotel. Follow liveCovid-19 infections spike in VictoriaPauline Hanson charged taxpayers for three-day Perth fundraising spreeFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 1.10am BST On the number of Covid cases recorded in Victoria in the last 24 hours - 21, with 15 attributed to returned travelers, Daniel Andrews says:Firstly, ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Business, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Queensland politics, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Perth, Daniel Andrews

"Patients with underlying conditions were 12 times as likely to die of covid-19 as otherwise healthy people, CDC finds."

A WaPo headline, quoted along with substantial text from the article by my son John at Facebook, where I expressed surprise that the factor was so low and asked:Did they count obesity as a "condition" when they did that calculation?Then:I looked at the CDC report, and I see it only counted "severe obesity (body mass index ≥40 kg/m2)" as a condition. I'm a 5'5" woman, and I would need to weigh more than 240 pounds — more than 100 pounds over normal weight — to enter that BMI range.Obesity begins ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Death, Math, Law, Cdc, Fat, John, WaPo, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus

Deadly heat is killing Americans: climate death toll rises after a decade of federal inaction

Heat now causes more deaths than hurricanes, tornadoes or floods in most years, creating a new public health threat. An investigation reveals why the CDC’s prevention efforts have falteredThis story is co-published with Columbia Journalism Investigations, the Center for Public Integrity and Covering Climate Now. Read the full investigation here.Charlie Rhodes lived alone on a tree-sparse street with sunburned lawns just outside Phoenix, Arizona. At 61, the army veteran’s main connection to the w...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Climate Change, Cdc, Environment, Society, US news, Arizona, PHOENIX Arizona, Charlie Rhodes

LIVE TOMORROW | Do the 'Great Midlife Edit' with Airbnb alum Chip Conley

Add event to your calendar Aging is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be so taboo. After helping turn AirBnB into a multi-billion-dollar business, hospitality maverick Chip Conley founded the Modern Elder Academy, the world's first midlife wisdom school. In this Big Think Live session, Conley will explain why the term 'elder' must be reclaimed, how to make the absolute best of your career at this stage, and how to conduct the 'Great Midlife Edit' to boost your happiness. Ask your question...
Tags: Health, Career, Facebook, Identity, Life, Aging, Happiness, Success, Innovation, Chip Conley, Personal Growth, Conley, Modern Elder Academy

Midlife crisis? More like midlife calling. Here's how to find yours.

Add event to your calendar Aging is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be so taboo. After helping turn AirBnB into a multi-billion-dollar business, hospitality maverick Chip Conley founded the Modern Elder Academy, the world's first midlife wisdom school. In this Big Think Live session, Conley will explain why the term 'elder' must be reclaimed, how to make the absolute best of your career at this stage, and how to conduct the 'Great Midlife Edit' to boost your happiness. Ask your question...
Tags: Health, Career, Facebook, Identity, Life, Aging, Happiness, Success, Innovation, Chip Conley, Personal Growth, Conley, Modern Elder Academy

Coronavirus Australia update: Victorian government loses second minister, Robin Scott, following branch stacking scandal – politics live

Adem Somyurek sacked and Robin Scott resigns from ministry, as state records 12 new Covid-19 cases. Follow the latest updates liveAndrews says there is no place in his government for SomyurekCabinet ministers claim expenses for trip involving fundraiserFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 9.10am BST In an update from one of our stories on the weekend, Josh Taylor has revealed Facebook is blocking and banning users ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison

Tech giants must open up about the coronavirus ‘infodemic’, say EU lawmakers

Platforms still aren’t doing enough to tackle disinformation related to the coronavirus crisis, the European Commission said today. In a Communication it is pressing tech platforms to produce monthly reports about their efforts in this area, asking for more detailed data on actions being taken to promote authoritative content; improve users’ awareness; and limit coronavirus disinformation and advertising related to it. It also wants to see increased cooperation from platforms towards re...
Tags: Health, Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, China, Russia, US, Social Media, Tech, Eu, European Union, United States, Commission

Dread can be a powerful motivational tool

A study from the University of British Columbia weighs the effects of positive and negative anticipation. Immediate gratification is a powerful motivator; we also want to get negative experiences over with sooner than later.The feeling of dread can be a powerful motivational tool to stop procrastination. A smiling couple in their 70s, sitting on lounge chairs, overlooking a sun-soaked ocean from the beach. A gentle breeze, margarita in hand, waves ebbing and flowing as the soundtrack. They loo...
Tags: Psychology, Productivity, Motivation, Facebook, Innovation, Fear, Starbucks, Boss, Personal Growth, Princeton University, Derek, University of British Columbia, Twitter Facebook, Decision-making, David Hardisty, Elke Weber

Sir Isaac Newton’s Cure for the Plague: Powdered Toad Vomit Lozenges (1669)

Nearly 300 years after his death, Isaac Newton lives on as a byword for genius. As a polymath whose domain encompassed astronomy, physics, and mathematics, he mastered and expanded the domain of scientific knowledge available to 17th-century Europe. But if we remember him as a one-man engine of the scientific revolution, we should also bear in mind his contrasting intellectual frailties: Newton was no financial genius, as evidenced by his loss of $3 million in the South Sea Bubble of 1720, and ...
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Coronavirus live update Australia: NSW police could arrest Black Lives Matter protesters in groups over 500 – latest news

Planned protests at a time of social distancing draw criticism, including from Scott Morrison, as Melbourne school student tests positiveThree new cases in Victoria, including studentPM asked about rallies in time of distancing‘Shocking’: Lancet retracts paper that halted hydroxychloroquine trialsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.19am BST Meanwhile, the South Australian police commissioner, Grant Stevens, has ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Stevens, Grant Stevens, Fuller, Coronavirus outbreak

How a small Spanish town became one of Europe's worst Covid-19 hotspots

In the northern region of La Rioja, one medieval town has suffered a particularly deadly outbreak. And in such a tight-knit community, suspicion and recrimination can spread as fast as the virus. By Giles TremlettWhen we first spoke, in mid-April, María José Dueñas began weeping within seconds. Her parents’ home town, Santo Domingo de La Calzada, had the worst death rate from coronavirus in Spain, she told me on the phone. “I’m so scared,” she said. Dueñas told stories of police clambering throu...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Spain, Society, La Rioja, Santo Domingo, Duenas, Logroño, Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Coronavirus outbreak, Giles TremlettWhen, María José Dueñas

Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across AustraliaSign up to get this delivered to your email every weekday eveningDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsGood evening, here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in Australia. This is Elias Visontay and it’s Wednesday 3 June. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Australian trade unions, Industrial relations, Australian economy, Australian Universities, Josh Frydenberg, Christian Porter, Coronavirus outbreak, Elias Visontay

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door. Louisville Metro Police said early Friday that at least one person was in critical condition. “No officers discharged their service weapons,” and all seven shot were civilians, police spokesman Sgt. Lamont Washington wrote in an email to The Associated Press. “I feel th...
Tags: Health, Facebook, News, Media, Protest, Shooting, Minneapolis, Kentucky, Police, Uncategorized, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Taylor, Memphis

STARTS 11 AM ET | The 'Great Midlife Edit': How to master your middle years

Add event to calendar Aging is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be so taboo. After helping turn AirBnB into a multi-billion-dollar business, rebel hotelier Chip Conley founded the Modern Elder Academy, the world's first midlife wisdom school to help people navigate their midlives and tune into the advantages of their life experiences. In conversation with executive recruiter James Citrin, Conley will explain why the term 'elder' must be reclaimed, how to make the absolute best of your caree...
Tags: Health, Career, Facebook, Identity, Life, Aging, Happiness, Success, Innovation, Chip Conley, Personal Growth, Modern Elder Academy, James Citrin Conley

Black man dies after video shows officer kneeling on neck

By AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander’s video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest and kept his knee there for several minutes after the man stopped moving. The death Monday night after a struggle with officers was under investigation by the FBI and state law enforcement authorities. It drew comparisons to the case of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died in 2014 in...
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Community meetings – online – in the San Fernando Valley, May 25-June 1

  Ducks at Lake Balboa in Van Nuys, CA, on September 16, 2019. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here is a sampling of upcoming online meetings.   Container Gardening in Southern California: Master Gardener Yvonne Savio discusses the topic, 2 p.m. May 26 on the main Los Angeles Public Library YouTube www.youtub...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Teens, Parenting, California, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Book Club, Local News, Jordin Sparks, Council, Google Hangouts, Southern California, Wendy

We need more physicians in politics and (social) media

It’s simple: we need more physicians in media and politics. COVID-19 has proven to be a crash course in the practical application of microbiological, pathophysiological, clinical, statistical, and ethical principles. As a newly graduated MD preparing to enter residency, I spend my mornings filtering through recent journal correspondence, case reports, observational studies, and randomized control […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. L...
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Best longevity app as of 2020? LifeExtend, and it's free

Among the longevity apps, LifeExtend is the clear winner as of May 2020. The app is evidence-based, has great references and it is free: is backed by the physician/entrepreneur Don Brown (LifeOmics) and the University of Indiana, so it is not going away next year.The app is packed with features and you can dig deeper in any of the domains/5 pillars when you have time. LifeExtend is based on 5 scientifically proven health pillars, they appear as 5 columns a...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Apps, Youtube, Time, Longevity, Salk Institute, University of Indiana, NEJM, Valter Longo, Matteson, Wim Hof, Tre, Satchin Panda, Don Brown LifeOmics, Mathew Walker

Spotify will let employees work from home through the end of year

Spotify this week joined a growing number of tech giants expanding their work from home policies as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on. While not as radical as Twitter’s recent decision to let staff work from home forever, the music streaming service’s move does represent increased openness to the arrangement. First noted by Variety, the new policy allows staff to continue working from home through the end of the year. The new edict covers all employees across the globe. The streamin...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Spotify, Tech, Stockholm, New York London, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Tokyo Spotify

Bereaved families call for urgent inquiry into UK Covid-19 response

BMA and Hillsborough lawyer among those to back call for independent investigationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA group of families of people who died from Covid-19 have called for an immediate public inquiry into the UK’s coronavirus response, saying there is evidence the government is already trying to cover up its failings.Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice UK, a Facebook group with more than 200 members, was founded by Matt Fowler, whose 56-year-old father, ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Health policy, Stuart, Bma, Hillsborough, Ian, Matt Fowler, Coronavirus outbreak, Bereaved Families for Justice UK, Jo Goodman

DEVO Is Now Selling COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment: Energy Dome Face Shields

According to DEVO's co-principle songwriter and bassist Gerald Casale, the experimental art band turned early MTV pop-punk darlings were “pro-information, anti stupid conformity and knew that the struggle for freedom against tyranny is never-ending.” Their singular performance garb also set them apart, and none more so than the bright red plastic Energy Dome helmets they donned 40 years ago this month, upon the release of their third album, Freedom of Choice. The record, which the ba...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Fashion, Music, Design, California, College, Current Affairs, Mtv, Facebook Twitter, Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh, Casale, Ayun Halliday, Devo Mark Mothersbaugh

The media is messing with us. At least, our memories.

Modern media isn't necessarily harming our memory systems though it is impacting what we remember. We used to retain reams of valuable information; now we're more likely to memorize URLs and passwords. The process of deep learning is being sacrificed to our addiction to novelty. You'll likely have to be Gen X (or older) to understand this question: do you remember your childhood phone number? Educational neuroscientist Jared Cooney Horvath asks this very question in his recent article on memor...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Facebook, Media, Learning, Education, Memory, Neuroscience, Innovation, Derek, Ny Times, Cal Newport, Horvath, Nicholas Carr, Donald Hebb, Jared Cooney Horvath

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