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INSIDER Poll: Nearly one in five respondents cancelled their Thanksgiving travel plans due to COVID-19

Travellers check in at Washington's Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, on November 24, 2020. Experts are worried that traveling for the holiday season will result in a new COVID-19 spike. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) According to Insider polling from November 20 to 21, nearly one in five respondents canceled their pre-made Thanksgiving travels plans as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, nearly 19% of respondents reported Thanksgiving travel p...
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How long does turkey take to thaw? There’s a calculator for that

This year, many people will be making a Thanksgiving dinner for the first time. It's often harder than it looks. Luckily, an online calculator website has one just for thawing turkey, and can explain why you need to wait so long. The website has other calculators as well, for needs you didn't know you had. This year, with the Center for Disease Control advising Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving, many people will be faced with the prospect of preparing dinner for a smaller table or cooking...
Tags: Food, Technology, Thanksgiving, Diet, Turkey, Physics, Innovation, Poland, Food Safety, Food Science, Center for Disease Control, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Jagiellonian University, Omni Calculator, Maria Kluziak, Wojciech Sas


Masks are Effective, Despite One Flawed Study From Denmark

"I think the overwhelming body of evidence suggests that masks are effective," the lead author of a study recently cited by America's Center for Disease Control told the Washington Post. They were responding to another (very controversial) outlier study whose findings "conflict with those from a number of other studies," according to the New York Times, citing numerous experts. "Critics were quick to note [that] study's limitations, among them that the design depended heavily on participants re...
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'Politically correct': Trump pokes Fox News Host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask

The Center for Disease Control and top health officials advise wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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How COVID-19 affects the 2020 race: People who know someone infected with coronavirus are more likely to support Biden

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attends a coronavirus briefing at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images According to Insider polling from August to October, experiences with COVID-19 affect how some voters lean for president. Those respondents who know of someone close who died of COVID-19 are more likely to support Democratic nominee Joe Biden. People who have personally been diagnosed with the virus were more likely to support ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Center for Disease Control, Bob Woodward, 2020 Election, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic Covid-19 infection

Authorities thank public for helping to reach milestone, as cases surge in many countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTaiwan has reached 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of Covid-19, underlining its success at keeping the virus under control as cases surge in other parts of the world.The country’s Center for Disease Control last reported a domestic case on 12 April. CDC officials thanked the public for playing a role in reaching the milestone, wh...
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If you have one of these 10 jobs, you're more likely to get divorced

Bad news for bartenders and gaming managers. Getty Statistician Nathan Yau used data from the 2015 US Census Bureau's American Community Survey to determine which jobs had the highest and lowest divorce rates. Financial stability, overall satisfaction, and workplace atmosphere all can be important factors. Gaming and casino managers had the highest divorce rates, while actuaries had the lowest. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There are a lot of factors that affect the n...
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The Department of Transportation rejected a public transit mask mandate on the same day Trump's coronavirus diagnosis was revealed

Passengers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images The US Department of Transportation on Friday turned down a petition by a group of labor unions who sought a federal mask requirement for passengers riding on public transportation, according to a Rolling Stone report. In a letter to the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO labor federation, the administration took the position of deeming additional rules as unnecessary. The announcement ca...
Tags: Politics, Cdc, Trains, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Public Transit, Airplanes, Buses, Biden, Rolling Stone, Donald Trump, Abc News, Department Of Transportation, Public Transportation


'I'll sleep when I'm dead': The sleep-deprived masculinity stereotype

In the United States, the average American sleeps less than the minimum seven hours of sleep per night recommended by the Center for Disease Control, and nearly half of Americans report negative consequences from insufficient sleep. This problem appears to be especially prevalent in men, who report getting significantly less sleep, on average, than women.
Tags: Science, United States, Center for Disease Control


Knott’s Berry Farm frustrated with lack of California theme park reopening plans: ‘We’re ready to open’

The lack of reopening plans for California theme parks has left Knott’s Berry Farm leaders frustrated as they await guidelines from state officials that would allow the Buena Park tourist destination to return to full operations. “We’re ready to open as soon as the government gives approval to do that,” Cedar Fair regional vice president Raffi Kaprelyan said. Kaprelyan aired his frustrations with Gov. Gavin Newsom and the lack of California theme park reopening plans during a meeting with the So...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Ohio, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Knott, Center for Disease Control, Berry Farm, Newsom, Buena Park, Ohio Pennsylvania


The CDC updated its guidance on coronavirus — and then quietly reversed it again

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the New York Times broke the news that the Center for Disease Control's official coronavirus testing guidance — which discouraged people without symptoms from getting tested — actually came from the Department of Health and Human Services, without CDC knowledge or approval: The guidance said it was not necessary to…
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The CDC quietly modified coronavirus testing guidelines to exclude people who are asymptomatic, potentially limiting our understanding of the true scope of the virus

A female doctor holds a swab in one of the central fairgrounds in the outpatient corona test facility. Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images The Center for Disease Control quietly modified its testing guidelines on Monday and no longer requires people who are asymptomatic to get tested for the virus. Experts are concerned this will hinder our understanding of the true scope of the outbreak in the US. Last week, the World Health Organization said the virus is mainly being spread ...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Testing, World Health Organization, The New York Times, Times, Reuters, HHS, Center for Disease Control, Department of Health and Human Services, Palo Alto California, Britta Pedersen, Coronavirus


These are the 29 power players steering TikTok's rise in the US

TikTok's influential emergence in the US social scene has attracted millions of loyal fans and creators, and also the ire of President Donald Trump due to its China-based parent company, ByteDance. TikTok is facing a full-scale attack from the Trump administration, which has threatened to issue a nationwide ban on the app over accusations the platform allows the Chinese government to spy on Americans, and therefore poses US national-security risks. Although TikTok's popularity has allowed its ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, China, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Snapchat, United States, Washington Dc, Internet Association, Kim, Hulu


Is COVID-19 good for the environment? Answer is mixed

The pandemic is swinging a double-edged sword when it comes to the environment. On the plus side, traffic emissions are down and changing work habits could reduce vehicle trips in the long run as well. And activists hope the handling — and ill-informed mishandling — of the crisis will boost the public’s faith in science to guide long-term policy. But the coronavirus also has stalled efforts to reduce single-use plastic foodware and other non-biodegradble disposables that end up in the ocean, alo...
Tags: Amazon, News, Congress, California, Cdc, Environment, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Greenpeace, Donald Trump, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Trump


Trump Attacks Dr. Birx in an Attempt to Keep a Loyal Soldier in Line

President Donald Trump attacked Dr. Deborah Birx for the first time on Monday after the White House coronavirus task force coordinator said she believed the virus had entered a “new phase” and that counties with significant community spread should not reopen schools in the fall.Birx’s comments came on CNN just two days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized her in a meeting with administration officials, calling her “the worst.” One Democratic aide said Pelosi was referencing Birx’s ...
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Uqora Will Save You A Hospital Visit

Prevention is better than cure is an old adage that has been said for a long time. However, in most cases, people wait to be sick and unwell before seeking treatment for conditions and situations that would have easily been addressed by a home remedy or prevention mechanisms like Uqora. One of the drugs that have been heavily overused much to the detriment of the users has been antibiotics. Antibiotics sometimes referred to as the wonder drugs are among the most powerful medicines that have the...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Businesses, Center for Disease Control, Uqora, UTI Data


New Jersey Judge Denies AMC, Cinemark, Regal & Theatre Owners Request to Allow Movie Theater Reopening

Last week, AMC Theatres, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas, along with the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), filed a lawsuit that claimed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was infringing upon their First Amendment rights by forcing movie theaters to remain closed while churches, libraries and other venues were allowed to reopen. But a federal judge in New Jersey has denied their requests for a restraining order that would have allowed them to reopen. Variety has the updates on movie theat...
Tags: Movies, California, New York City, US, Nato, New Jersey, Amc Theatres, Center for Disease Control, Tenet, Cinemark, National Association of Theatre Owners, Phil Murphy, Regal Cinemas, Business and Industry News, Martinotti, National Association of Theatre Owners NATO


HOA Homefront: How to reopen amenities (the pool) in COVID-19 world

As the seesaw battle of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, HOA boards and managers are torn between the fear of reopening amenities and the desire of residents to enjoy their use. Pools, gyms and tennis courts are hot-button issues now as HOAs try to return toward normalcy. Most County Health Departments have specific guidance regarding reopening amenities such as pools, gyms or tennis courts. Also, the Center for Disease Control and the California Department of Public Health have helpful online i...
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WNBA: Seven of 137 players tested are positive for the coronavirus

Seven of the 137 WNBA players who were tested for the coronavirus between June 28-July 5 tested positive, the league announced Monday. The WNBA mandates any player who tested positive will self isolate until she satisfies public health protocols and has been cleared by a physician. Ahead of the 22-game regular-season schedule and traditional playoff format to follow, players and staff from the L.A. Sparks and 10 of the 12 WNBA teams are due to arrive today at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, w...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Sports, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Las Vegas, WNBA, Sparks, Cooper, Hughes, Center for Disease Control, Bradenton Florida, Cathy Engelbert, Board of Governors, IMG Academy


Sparks assistant coach Fred Williams won’t join team in Florida

With the L.A. Sparks’ support, assistant coach Fred Williams will work remotely during the 2020 WNBA season, the team announced Friday evening, citing precautionary health reasons related to the risks associated with coronavirus. “I truly appreciate the Sparks organization for their understanding in this unprecedented situation,” said Williams, 63, who will continue his duties — including scouting, film study, practice and game preparation — from home. “I look forward to continuing to assist Coa...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Nba, Usc, WNBA, Lakers, Sparks, Derek Fisher, Cooper, Fred, Orlando Florida, IMG, Lionel Hollins


With single-use bag ban back, you’ll be paying for grocery sacks again

Get ready to pack your own reusable bags again, or pay for 10 cents for store bags when you go shopping, if you aren’t already. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s April 22 suspension of the state’s single-use bag ban expired June 22, and stores are eliminating their interim free-bag policies. Suspension of the state law came after some retailers unilaterally stopped allowing reusable bags out of concern that they could contribute to the spread of COVID-19. Now, environmentalists are celebrating the return of t...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Murray, San Bernardino, Center for Disease Control, Public Utilities Commission, Cal OSHA, Newsom, Todd Spitzer, Mark Murray


HOA Homefront: The myths about mold that just won’t die

In 2000, right after we survived Y2K, a new “toxic mold” panic swept the country, and 20 years (of lawsuits and billions of dollars) later, major myths persist, frightening property owners and managers. The myths all too often cause exaggerated repairs, unduly frighten residents and create unnecessary conflict. This and my next column will address pervasive myths about mold in the home. Mold is new. Mold, one of the earliest and simplest life forms, has existed for thousands of years. In 1928, m...
Tags: Business, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Environmental Protection Agency, Don, Richardson, Department of Public Health, Center for Disease Control, DPH, National Institute of Medicine, HOAs, College of Community Association Lawyers, Kelly G Richardson Esq CCAL, DeNichilo LLP


Amazon's list of best-selling items now includes face masks

Amazon's best-sellers list now includes face masks and other personal protective equipment. Face masks became a staple purchase during the pandemic and are recommended to be worn in public by the CDC. Amazon's best-selling face masks range from reusable cotton masks to disposable surgical masks.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon added a new list of best-sellers for one of the most popular commodities these days — face masks — NJ.com reported this week. The best-selle...
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Trump’s COVID Data Crunchers See Coronavirus Racing Down America’s Major Highways

Doctors behind a COVID-modeling study used by the president’s coronavirus task force are now warning that virus hot spots are beginning to converge and jump from county to county as people increase their travel for work and summer vacation.According to doctors working on a study put together by PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the virus is moving along major highways and interstates—such I-10 in California, I-85 in the south and I-95 on the East Coast—as states continue to reope...
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America's CDC and 11 States Erroneously Conflated Two Kinds of Coronavirus Tests

America's Center for Disease Control "is conflating viral and antibody tests..." writes the Atlantic, "distorting several important metrics and providing the country with an inaccurate picture of the state of the pandemic." Thelasko shared their report: We've learned that the CDC is making, at best, a debilitating mistake: combining test results that diagnose current coronavirus infections with test results that measure whether someone has ever had the virus. The upshot is that the government'...
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Chorus grows among L.A. County school leaders for more reopening support

School leaders in Los Angeles County joined a growing chorus for more state and federal assistance Thursday, May 21, asserting that public school systems will struggle to safely reopen schools this fall without adequate funding. The appeals came in response to an announcement by state Superintendent Tony Thurmond that most California schools would reopen in August or September with public health modifications, ranging from face masks to staggered playtime and smaller class sizes, but need federa...
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Mark Zuckerberg turns 36 today. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the Facebook CEO (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 36th birthday on May 14, 2020 As Facebook CEO, Zuckerberg has been the face of the social network through its 15-year-history as it's seen massive growth and has faced many controversies. We've created a timeline outlining Zuckerberg's trajectory, from growing up in a New York City suburb to defending Facebook as it's hit with scandal after scandal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...
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How to Wake Up Early and Get More Done

We have all heard of the advantages of getting up early. For one it allows us to have room to do more and squeeze extra activities into our daily routine. Several studies point to rising early can lead to success in one’s career, instills discipline, improve concentration and allows you to achieve higher levels of productivity. Even Benjamin Franklin as a testament to waking up early penned his famous words’ Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise’ in his book Earl...
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The office as we knew it is dead

The coronavirus crisis has proved that companies can remain productive over Zoom.  Remote work will become more common than ever, which will mean fewer people head to the office.  Office designs will change to be centered around collaborative work, and there could be a revival of the suburban office.  To read more stories on the future of the office, click here. Coronavirus has changed the office forever. The dense, urban, open-floor plan office has been the defining feature of offices over t...
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AG Barr Assures Faith Leaders Administration Will Shield Them from Being ‘Singled Out’ By State, Local Lockdowns

During a White House conference call with more than 500 faith leaders on Thursday, Attorney General William Barr assured the participating priests, rabbis, and ministers that the administration is on guard against overzealous state governments intent on "singling out" religious groups with punitive coronavirus lockdown measures.Barr, who spoke for roughly ten minutes, told the religious leaders that, while "Draconian measures" were initially necessary to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus,...
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