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The Latest: Mississippi students face different campus life

JACKSON, Miss. -- Students in Mississippi are scheduled to return to school in August amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, but campus life will be a lot different than what many are used to.At Mississippi State, temperature check-in kiosks will be scattered around campus. Students who live in dorms will be required to log their temperature every 24 hours and fill out a health questionnaire. Employees and day students will be required to check temperatures at home and take a screening surv...
Tags: Health, Europe, Florida, New York, London, News, Mississippi, California, Washington, Mexico, Scotland, New York City, Africa, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona


Florida reports largest, single-day increase in coronavirus cases

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases as its daily average death toll continued to also rise. According to state Department of Health statistics, 15,299 people tested positive, for a total of 269,811 cases, and 45 deaths were recorded. California had the previous record of daily positive cases — 11,694, set on Wednesday. N...
Tags: Health, Florida, New York, News, California, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, University of Florida, Walt Disney World, Donald Trump, Jacksonville, Orlando, Animal Kingdom, South Florida, Miami Dade County


68% of a New York clinic's patients test positive for coronavirus antibodies

New data suggests that working-class and minority neighborhoods hit hardest by coronavirus in the borough of Queens in New York are now overwhelmingly testing positive for antibodies.
Tags: Health, New York, Queens


What we can learn from a palliative care chaplain [PODCAST]

  “Faced with the prospect of not being able to provide all COVID-19 patients with the life support that they may need, physicians and nurses are working in conditions that have been described as ‘hell.’ How are providers to cope with the trauma they are experiencing in New York and Italy, and presumably other nations […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, New York, Italy, Infectious Disease, Palliative Care, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

By COLLIN BINKLEY President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if America’s schools don’t reopen in the fall despite the coronavirus, and he lashed out at federal health officials over reopening guidelines that he complained are impractical and expensive. As Trump increased his pressure on state and local officials, New York City announced that most of its students would return to classrooms only two or three days a week and would learn online in between. “Most scho...
Tags: Health, Twitter, New York, News, Education, Congress, Cdc, Washington, Stanford, White House, Virginia, New York City, Uncategorized, America, Sport, Soccer


Workin’ 9-5 With an Escrow Agent

My good friends at Private Label Surrogacy recently asked me to help educate their prospective clients and gestational carriers about escrow agents.  What is it that escrow agents do and why is it important?  Trust me that you don’t really want me to tell you the specific ins and outs of my day at Stork Escrow unless you want to fall asleep from boredom in the next few minutes.  My life as an escrow agent “workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’” (as Dolly sings it), is not the subject of ...
Tags: Health, New York, California, Uncategorized, Surrogacy, Infertility, Kelly, Dolly, Stork, Third-Party Assisted Reproduction, Gestational Carrier, Gestational Carrier Arrangements, Egg Donation, New York Reproductive Law, Infertility Awareness, CPSA


Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?

When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that malls in New York could not reopen until they installed high-efficiency particulate air filters capable of trapping the virus that causes Covid-19, Harvard environmental health researcher Joseph Gardner Allen was thrilled.
Tags: Health, New York, Harvard, Andrew Cuomo, Ac, Joseph Gardner Allen


Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and CAMILLE FASSETT The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing ...
Tags: Health, Business, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Australia, Montana, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, New York City, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Chicago


Locals volunteer to be infected with coronavirus to hasten vaccine development

In 1796, English physician Edward Jenner noted that milkmaids who caught cowpox from their cattle seemed to escape a much deadlier scourge: smallpox. So the doctor collected pus from a cowpox blister on one of those milkmaids, rounded up his gardener’s 8-year-old son and rubbed the gunk into a fresh cut on the boy’s skin. The lad developed a trying but not lethal cowpox infection, and once he recovered, the doctor repeated the exercise — but this time, with the real thing. Smallpox. The boy did ...
Tags: Health, New York, News, Los Angeles, Merck, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Pasadena, Brad Sherman, Ucla, San Pedro, Nyu, Yang


Coronavirus: How does California’s surge compare to Florida, Arizona and Texas?

California is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases unlike it has seen during the pandemic. But is the Golden State in the same, dire situation as Florida, Arizona and other states where the virus is spreading rapidly? Let’s take a look at the numbers. Confirmed cases: New cases slowed slightly in California on Wednesday, as county health departments reported 6,874 positive tests, shy of daily records set Monday and Tuesday but higher than any day prior to that, in addition to 81 more fatali...
Tags: Health, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Mississippi, California, Alabama, California News, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Wyoming


DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie have coronavirus, may not return with Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan said Monday they have tested positive for the coronavirus, potentially leaving the Brooklyn Nets without two starters when the NBA season resumes. Jordan said he won’t be in Florida with the Nets when they return from the suspension of the 2019-20 season, while Dinwiddie told The Athletic that he was experiencing symptoms and it was unclear if he would be at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. At least six players on the Nets have test...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Disney, Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Brooklyn, Nba, Jordan, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Orlando, Irving


Nets’ DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus

DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes. Jordan announced his status on Twitter, hours after fellow Nets player Spencer Dinwiddie told The Athletic that he had tested positive and was experiencing symptoms. They give the Nets at least six players who have tested positive for the virus. The other four were back in March, when Kevin Durant said he was one of them. Jordan wrote that he had learned o...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jordan, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Durant, Athletic, DeAndre Jordan


How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max Gomez

(CBSNewYork) — Summer is back, and the coronavirus-weary among us are itching to be out and about. Since March, the pandemic has forced many people to curtail activities outside the home. But warm weather, not to mention all the possible fun that comes with a reopening economy, makes staying inside particularly difficult. Coronavirus remains a concern across the country, even in areas where the number of cases is falling. So travelers and adventure seekers must remain cautious and careful. Dr. M...
Tags: Health, New York, News, Cdc, Consumer, Max Gomez, Norm Elrod, Coronavirus, Mallika Marshall, Dr. Max Gomez


Beyond coronavirus, what’s causing nearly 10% spike in deaths in LA County?

Deaths from all causes have spiked nearly 10 percent this year over what would normally be expected, according to a detailed analysis of provisional mortality data through mid-May by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. That equates to 2,528 more lives lost than in years past — but just two-thirds of that spike can be officially attributed to COVID-19. Confirmed coronavirus deaths in the county were about 1,800 as of mid-May. So what accounts for those hundreds of extra deaths? “O...
Tags: Health, New York, News, California, New York City, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Healthcare, Disneyland, Joe, San Bernardino, Simon, Los Angeles County


Sparks players Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver to sit out WNBA season

By DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks will be without Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver for the WNBA season so they can focus on their health the team announced Friday. Ogwumike, the No. 1 pick by the Connecticut Sun in 2014 has missed two seasons to deal with injuries and with the shortened schedule felt that it would be smart to take care of her health. She missed the 2015 with a knee injury and 2017 because of an Achilles tendon injury. Both were suffered while she played o...
Tags: Health, Florida, New York, Washington, Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Connecticut, Nba, Espn, WNBA, Sparks, IMG, IMG Academy, Connecticut Sun


Her life was turned upside down by coronavirus. Then the signs of anxiety and depression kicked in

Visaysha Harris had big plans when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. Her college graduation and a move to New York were about to mark the beginning of her new life. Then the pandemic hit and took an unexpected toll on her mental health.
Tags: Health, New York, United States, Visaysha Harris


Trump administration urges end to Affordable Care Act as pandemic surges

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON  — As coronavirus cases rise in more than half of the states, the Trump administration is urging the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act. The administration’s high court filing Thursday came the same day the government reported that close to half a million people who lost their health insurance amid the economic shutdown to slow the spread of COVID-19 have gotten coverage through HealthCare.gov. The administration’s legal brief...
Tags: Health, Business, New York, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Cms


U.S. virus cases near an all-time high as governors backtrack

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ELAINE KURTENBACH NEW YORK — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday at more than 34,000, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis. While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback. Daily deaths, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests that are coming back po...
Tags: Health, New York, Texas, News, California, China, Uncategorized, Alabama, Sport, European Union, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Connecticut, Paris, Arizona


U.S. virus cases continue to rise at near-record rate

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ELAINE KURTENBACH NEW YORK — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis. While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback. Daily deaths, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests that are coming back positive for the virus...
Tags: Health, Florida, New York, Texas, News, California, China, Uncategorized, Alabama, Sport, European Union, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Connecticut, Paris


Travelers to N.Y., New Jersey, Connecticut are told to isolate

NEW YORK — New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, beginning Thursday, the three governors said. “We now have to make sure the rates continue to drop,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday at a video briefing with Govs. Phil Murphy of New Jersey and Ned Lamont of Connecticut, both fellow Democrats. “We also have to make sure the virus doesn’t come on a plane again.” What was presente...
Tags: Health, Business, New York, News, New York City, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Connecticut, New Jersey, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Murphy, Hartford, LA County, San Fernando Valley


Some states break virus records as U.S. caseload grows anew

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, NICK PERRY and KEN MORITSUGU HOUSTON — Coronavirus hospitalizations and caseloads hit new highs in over a half-dozen states as signs of the virus’ resurgence mounted, with newly confirmed infections nationwide back near their peak level of two months ago. After trending downward for six weeks, the U.S. caseload has been growing again for over a week, particularly in the South and West. Some 34,700 new cases were reported nationwide Tuesday, according to the count kept by John...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Europe, Business, New York, Texas, News, Congress, California, Mexico, China, India, Africa, Uncategorized, Sport, Beijing


Unpacking the nCino and GoHealth IPO filings

It’s IPO season in the United States, despite market volatility in recent months and historical blockers like an impending election. Given the public market’s return to form since March lows — paticularly the outperformance of the Nasdaq index and other tech shares — some venture-backed companies are trying to get out while the new offerings are welcome. The Exchange is a daily look at startups and the private markets for Extra Crunch subscribers; use code EXCHANGE to get full access and take 2...
Tags: Travel, Health, TC, New York, America, IPOs, United States, SaaS, Silicon Valley, North Carolina, Illinois, Nasdaq, Crunchbase, Wilmington North Carolina, Vroom, Wellington Management


2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in North Carolina, Kentucky

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN and ALAN FRAM LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Calls in higher-profile races in Kentucky and New York faced days of delay as swamped officials count mountains of mail-in ballots. In western North Carolina, GOP voters picked 24-year-old investor Madison Cawthorn, who uses a wheelchair following an accident, over Trump-backe...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, News, Minneapolis, Congress, Navy, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Virginia, New York City, Uncategorized, America, Atlanta, Georgia


9 top VCs discuss the future of New York startups

New York City was an initial U.S. hotspot for the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s also one of the most expensive cities in the world — so you might think startups would be anxious to leave. However, when we surveyed a number of New York-based venture capitalists, they seemed bullish about the city’s future as a startup and technology hub. As AF Ventures’ David Levinson put it, “New York simply has too much to offer, from its richly diverse population, cultural significance and vast collection of ind...
Tags: Health, Security, Space, New York, New York City, Tech, Venture Capital, Ny, Firstmark, Eniac Ventures, Matt Turck, Peloton, Lerer Hippeau, Klara, David Levinson, Eric Hippeau


Coronavirus Or Migraine? How To Tell And What To Do About It

(CNN) — Does it seem that your migraines are more frequent or worse and more difficult to bear since the pandemic began? That’s not just in your head. Doctors say they are now seeing many more complaints from migraine sufferers — often called “migrainers” — and for good reason. “The current setting we’re in is certainly quite triggering for people who have migraines. People are worried and they’re getting more migraine headaches,” said Dr. Rachel Colman, director of the Low-Pressure Headache Pro...
Tags: Health, New York, California News, Diamond, Chicago, Mount Sinai, Icahn School of Medicine, Colman, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Coronavirus, Rachel Colman, Low Pressure Headache Program, Merle Diamond, Seymour Diamond, National Headache Foundation


Homeless patients with respiratory infections more likely to be treated with ventilators than non-homeless

Researchers from UCLA, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Tokyo found that during a recent six-year period, homeless people in New York state were more likely to hospitalized and treated with mechanical ventilators for respiratory infections than people who are not homeless.
Tags: Health, New York, University Of Tokyo, UCLA Harvard Medical School


With no students, small college town worries about the future

What happens to a college town when the students disappear? Ithaca, a small upstate New York city nearby gorges and vineyards, is finding out. Most of the 24,000 students at Cornell University and 6,200 more from Ithaca College effectively vanished in March when the coronavirus pandemic struck, leaving behind struggling restaurants and shops. Locals still reeling from the outbreak and resulting exodus are wondering when — or if — things will get back to normal. “It’s going to be hard. I mean, no...
Tags: Health, Business, New York, News, Massachusetts, Sport, Soccer, Ivy League, Cornell, Cornell University, Gould, Amherst, Ithaca College, Ithaca, UMass Amherst, David Foote


Community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in San Francisco during lockdown

Early this year, the COVID-19 outbreak began in the United States in a muted manner, simmering over a few weeks to emerge as a full-fledged epidemic in New York and other states. Now, a new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in June 2020 reveals the pattern of community spread throughout the sheltering-in-place period in San Francisco.
Tags: Health, New York, San Francisco, United States


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joins CNN's Anderson Co...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joins CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta to discuss how New York has evolved from being the epicenter of coronavirus in the US to having an infection rate below one percent.
Tags: Health, New York, US, Cnn, Anderson Cooper, Andrew Cuomo, Sanjay Gupta, Anderson Co


WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July

By DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league is still finalizing a partnership with IMG Academy in Florida to play all the games at the facility in Bradenton or other nearby locations. Players and team officials for the league’s 12 teams would be housed at IMG and hold training camps there. “There’s a lot to do between n...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Sports, America, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Jackson, WNBA, Sparks, Cal, IMG, Tampa St Petersburg, BRADENTON



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