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The Marines are considering closing Parris Island and San Diego to open a new coed boot camp

Marine recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Lance Cpl. Christian Garcia/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps is exploring options to make its Parris Island and San Diego recruit training depots support coed training, with a legal requirement to do so looming over the next decade. As a result, the Corps is considering a plan that could close those two existing boot camp locations and funnel all recruits to a new base where men and women would train together. Visit Business Insider'...
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SMART program help patients make more informed decisions about health

Researchers at Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, collaborated with scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to examine whether the Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training (SMART) program affects people's abilities to make informed decisions about their medical treatment options.
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BrainHealth's SMART methodology helps patients make more informed treatment decisions

Researchers at Center for BrainHealth® collaborated with scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to examine whether the SMART program affects people's abilities to make informed decisions about their medical treatment options. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are often reluctant to take antirheumatic drugs because of perceptions about the drugs' risks and benefits. The findings point to an approach that helps these patients, and other people, make more informed decisions ...
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Optimal antibody combinations and Fc binding inhibit SARS-CoV-2 in vivo

A recent study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The Rockefeller University and published on the preprint server bioRxiv in September 2020 shows that a combination of neutralizing antibodies with intact Fc effector function can effectively reduce the viral load and prevent infection.
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"Every treatment so far shown to help coronavirus patients... is intended only for seriously ill hospitalized patients. Those with mild to moderate disease have had to wait and hope for the best."

But now: "A single infusion of an experimental drug has markedly reduced blood levels of the coronavirus in newly infected patients and lowered the chances that they would need hospitalization, the drug’s maker announced on Wednesday."Writes Gina Kolata in "An Experimental Drug Protects Covid-19 Patients, Eli Lilly Claims/A so-called monoclonal antibody lowered blood levels of the coronavirus and prevented hospitalizations. The research has not yet been vetted by independent experts" (NYT).I was...
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16 habits of extremely boring people

Getty Images Everyone has the potential to be interesting — and boring.Common qualities of extremely boring individuals include poor improv and storytelling skills.Boring people also tend to lack original opinions.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Absolutely everyone has the capacity to be interesting.But it comes more naturally to some people than to others. If you're worried about becoming a human soporific, we're here to help.Below, we've listed 16 classic traits of bor...
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Business owners in college towns are 'trying to do everything' they can to stay afloat

Owner Claudio Gianello stands in the doorway of his temporarily closed Café Beaudelaire restaurant, on June 23, 2020, in Ames, Iowa, where the coronavirus surge is serious enough to prompt several business owners near the Iowa State University campus to close voluntarily just weeks after reopening. AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Businesses in college towns in the US are still reeling from the mass exodus of students that began in the spring and has now remained into the fall. Many schools hav...
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Ten Keys to Everyday Anti-Racism

We are sisters—and the great-great-granddaughters of Caroline and Allen, who were born enslaved in the state of Alabama. As African Americans and moms to Black sons, we are heartbroken and sick about the level of anti-Blackness that permeates every aspect of American life. We feel the urgency of the moment and want to help convert this moment into a movement for meaningful change. We believe our voices matter and that we have something to share with the world as a way to offer healing to this cr...
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Fall semester brings no relief to struggling college towns and the businesses that rely on students

Freshman Sarah Anne Cook carries her belongings as she packs to leave campus following a cluster of COVID-19 cases at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. AP Photo/Gerry Broome Businesses in college towns in the US are still reeling from the mass exodus of students that began in the spring and has now remained into the fall. Many schools have adopted online-only approaches to learning or implemented a hybrid approach that brings only some students back to campus...
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Fauci tells colleges: Don't send students home during campus outbreaks

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at National Institutes of Health, looks on before the start of a House Oversight And Reform Committee hearing concerning government preparedness and response to the COVID-19, coronavirus outbreak, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The worst thing colleges can do during coronavirus outbreaks is send students ho...
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‘Increasingly Alarming’: Coronavirus Is Swamping Campuses Weeks After Reopening

Amidst a national debate on how to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic, several colleges and universities took the plunge, inviting students back to dorms and classrooms with strict health guidelines. More than a third of the nation’s 5,000 higher education campuses have reopened, with students from out of state ordered to quarantine, masks mandated and routine self-checks for symptoms instituted across the board. To comply with social distancing guidelines, parties or large ga...
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The universities with the most coronavirus cases

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,We've almost made it to the holiday weekend! I'm looking forward to spending the weekend mentally preparing myself for the sprint that will be a fall full of coronavirus vaccine and treatment updates (not to mention a presidential election).Today in healthcare news: the ...
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The US colleges and universities with the most coronavirus cases since the pandemic began

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2 renderings show how college dorm rooms and bathrooms could change to meet coronavirus-era guidelines

Jody Woodman, foreground, a resident advisor at the Stearns West dormitory in Williams Village, watches television with Erin Thorpe, top, and Julie Kesler in their room. The city has asked the University of Colorado to make changes to their expansion project for the off-campus dorms. Marty Caivano/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera/Getty Images At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, colleges shifted to remote coursework.Some universities, like Yale and Princeton, have pro...
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UNC-Chapel Hill and BASF sign Master Research Agreement

BASF and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the signing of a Master Research Agreement.
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COVID-19 testing and reporting needs improving in United States prisons

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Cornell University have conducted a study showing that many states across the US are not reporting fully on the number of people being tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in prisons, with some also not reporting on cases of fatalities.
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25 Favorite Things to Do in Raleigh, NC (Our Locals Guide)

Okay, so this post has been a long time coming – like 14 years coming! Not sure why it’s taken us awhile to write a post on our favorite things to do in Raleigh, NC, but here it is. Walking across Boylan Bridge overlooking downtown Raleigh Long time readers will know we discovered our soul home here in Raleigh in 2004 after randomly being placed to teach at a school near here with an international teaching program called Participate Learning. Since then, we’ve fought long and hard...
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Trump White House Warns Colleges: Don’t Send Your COVID-Infected Students Home!

Top White House officials rang the alarm bell during a call with the nation’s governors on Monday, pleading with them to advise college presidents in their states to keep COVID-infected students on campus or risk another major outbreak. “We know that what happened across the South [in June] was primarily driven by 18-to-25 year olds, across the South, with asymptomatic spread,” said Dr. Deborah Birx, the Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force. “Sending these ...
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Mouse-adapted SARS-CoV-2 model helps advance the development of COVID-19 vaccines

A new COVID-19 mouse model developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill captures many of the features of human disease and has helped advance a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to clinical trial.
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Mouse-adapted SARS-CoV-2 model provides new tool for COVID-19 discoveries

A new mouse model is laying the groundwork for antivirals, vaccines and antibodies in the fight against COVID-19. In some cases, the model developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the first to show these medical countermeasures work in a living organism.
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Obesity linked with higher risk for COVID-19 complications

From COVID-19 risk to recovery, the odds are stacked against those with obesity, and a new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health raises concerns about the impact of obesity on the effectiveness of a future COVID-19 vaccine.
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How the University of North Carolina went from a leader in college reopenings to what the student paper called a 'clusterf---' with 135 coronavirus cases in just 7 days

Chapel Hill was one of the first major US universities to reopen, with dorms more than halfway full last week. Now it's the first hasty retreat.
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Why reopening poses a damned if you do, damned if you don't dilemma for colleges

It took just one week into the fall semester for multiple Covid-19 clusters to emerge at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- prompting the school to send students packing and make classes remote.
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University of North Carolina shuts down athletic programs through Thursday afternoon after COVID-19 spike

UNC halts all athletic activities and shuts recreational facilities on Chapel Hill campus for 24 hours due to a growing number of coronavirus cases.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disappointed UNC students are making tragic TikToks about their dorm rooms, bills, and roommates after campus housing closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks

After the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill switched to remote learning, its students took their frustrations to TikTok.
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UNC Chapel Hill chancellor blames off-campus activities for surge in Covid-19 cases

Off-campus activities caused a surge in Covid-19 cases among students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, despite precautions the school took to limit the virus' spread, Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz said.
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UNC-Chapel Hill reverses plans for in-person classes after 130 students test positive for Covid-19

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill abruptly decided it will no longer hold in-person classes on campus after about 130 students tested positive for Covid-19 in the first week since classes began.
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Should they stay or should they go? UNC students in Chapel Hill try to make sense of coronavirus cancellations

College students across the nation face coronavirus-related campus closures. UNC-Chapel Hill is the latest victim.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: Nursing home cases hit new high; UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online classes

The move comes after the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reported a series of COVID-19 clusters. And here's how the symptoms progress.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: After one week, UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online cases; a look at how COVID-19 symptoms usually progress

The move comes after the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reported a series of COVID-19 clusters. And here's how the symptoms progress.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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