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These researchers are driving health equity with Fitbit

Under-resourced communities across the country have long faced disparities in health due to structural and long-standing inequities. Unfortunately, the pandemic has further widened many of these gaps. Still, health equity research in digital health remains limited. To help address these issues, we announced the Fitbit Health Equity Research Initiative earlier this year to help support underrepresented researchers who are early in their careers and working to address health disparities in comm...
Tags: Health, Google, Colorado, Georgia, Fitbit, Santa Barbara, Georgia Tech, Md, Oregon State University, John Moore, Texas A M University, Loveland Colo, PhD, Scripps Research, Rony, Sherilyn

150th Anniversary of Freed Slave Buying Home Marked in Md.

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Descendants of Jane Gates and local officials gathered Tuesday to celebrate the life of the former slave who purchased a home on Greene Street in 1871.
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AI assists doctors in interpreting skin conditions

Globally, skin conditions affect about 2 billion people. Diagnosing and treating these skin conditions is a complex process that involves specialized training. Due to a shortage of dermatologists and long wait times to see one, most patients first seek care from non-specialists.Typically, a clinician examines the affected areas and the patient's medical history before arriving at a list of potential diagnoses, sometimes known as a “differential diagnosis”. They then use this information to decid...
Tags: Health, Google, Md, Google health, Ayush JainPeggy Bui

Nuestro compromiso con la equidad de la vacuna COVID-19

Read this post in English. // Blog en inglés aquí.A medida que más personas tienen acceso a la vacuna contra el COVID-19, estamos haciendo más fácil aprender por qué, cuándo y dónde pueden vacunarse. Hoy en día, puedes encontrar ubicaciones de vacunación en Google Maps y en búsquedas de Google en los Estados Unidos, Canadá, Francia, Chile, India y Singapur.Aún así, queda mucho trabajo por delante para asegurarnos de que todos los que quieran vacunarse puedan hacerlo. En los Estados Unidos, COVID...
Tags: Health, Google, Md, Gavi, Estados Unidos, Karen DeSalvo, M.P.H, Estados Unidos Canadá Francia Chile India, Estados Unidos COVID, Hoy Gavi

Our commitment to COVID-19 vaccine equity

Read this post in Spanish. // Blog en español aquí.As more people have access to the COVID-19 vaccine, we’re making it easier to learn why, when and where you can get immunized. Today, you can now find vaccination locations on Google Maps and Search in the U.S., Canada, France, Chile, India and Singapore.Still, there’s a lot of work ahead to make sure everyone who wants to get vaccinated can. In the U.S., COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Black and Latino populations, yet these groups hav...
Tags: Health, Google, Singapore, Los Angeles, Who, Google Maps, Md, World Health Organization WHO, Gavi, Vaccine Alliance, Karen DeSalvo, COVID, M.P.H, U S Canada France Chile India, Miami Chicago Houston New York City

How you'll find accurate and timely information on COVID-19 vaccines

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, teams across Google have worked to provide quality information and resources to help keep people safe, and to provide public health, scientists and medical professionals with tools to combat the pandemic. We’ve launched more than 200 new products, features and initiatives—including the Exposure Notification API to assist contact tracing—and have pledged over $1 billion to assist our users, customers and partners around the world. As the world turns its focus to th...
Tags: Health, Google, Youtube, Search, United Kingdom, Ohio State, Safety And Security, Md, World Health Organization WHO, Asia Pacific region, Centers for Disease Control, Karen DeSalvo, Google News Initiative, Australian Science Media Centre, COVID-19, M.P.H.Kristie Canegallo

MED SCHOOL PREP: The ultimate guides to getting into the top medical schools in the world

Harvard Medical School. ThePhotosite/Shutterstock Frontline workers and public health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci are inspiring a new wave of medical school hopefuls: The number of applicants is up 18% this year over last year, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).  A more competitive pool of applicants will require candidates to shine throughout the recruitment process if they want to get accepted into the top medical schools in the world. These guides sho...
Tags: Education, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania, University of Oxford, Anthony Fauci, Johns Hopkins, Nordic, Md, Perelman School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Stanford University School of Medicine, AAMC

How I’m giving thanks (and staying safe) this Thanksgiving

Read this post in Spanish.I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time to be with those you love, eating fabulous food and sharing memories. In my family, my mother always made the holiday a time when we welcomed people into our home who had nowhere else to go that day. And then we’d take long afternoon walks after our big meal.  With COVID-19 infections rising to record levels across the U.S, families are changing how they celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Like much else in 2020, we’ll need to develop new ...
Tags: Health, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Md, Centers for Disease Control, Karen DeSalvo, COVID-19, M.P.H

Cómo estoy dando gracias (y manteniéndome a salvo) este Día de Acción de Gracias

Read this post in English // Blog en inglés aquí.Amo el Día de Acción de Gracias. Es un momento para estar con tus seres queridos, comer comida fabulosa y compartir recuerdos. En mi familia, mi madre siempre hizo del día festivo un momento en el que recibíamos en nuestra casa a personas que no tenían ningún otro lugar adónde ir ese día. Y luego dábamos largas caminatas por la tarde después de nuestra gran cena.  Con las infecciones por COVID-19 aumentando a niveles récord en los Estados Unidos, ...
Tags: Health, Md, Estados Unidos, Karen DeSalvo, COVID-19, M.P.H, Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, Día de Acción de Gracias, Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades Son

Justice Ginsburg in the Hospital Again

She underwent a “minimally invasive” procedure to repair a bile duct stent and is expected to be released this week.
Tags: News, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Trump, Md, Ginsburg, Liver Cancer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Donald J, Ruth Bader, Supreme Court (US, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Released From Hospital

Justice Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Cancer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Baltimore, Pancreatic Cancer, Md, Ginsburg, Johns Hopkins Hospital, United States Politics and Government, Ruth Bader, Supreme Court (US, Baltimore (Md, Tumors, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Hospitalized With a Possible Infection

Justice Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to clean out a bile duct stent, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Cancer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Baltimore, Pancreatic Cancer, Md, Ginsburg, Johns Hopkins Hospital, United States Politics and Government, Ruth Bader, Supreme Court (US, Baltimore (Md, Tumors, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore

Uncertain Results in Study of Convalescent Serum for Covid-19

Do antibodies from patients who have recovered actually help those struggling with the disease?
Tags: News, Antibodies, Blood, Md, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

My Cancer Doesn’t Care About the Coronavirus

I’ve seen a new layer of anxiety, and heroism, during my lonely treatment visits.
Tags: News, Cancer, Hospitals, Md, Nursing and Nurses, Protective Clothing and Gear, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized for Gallbladder Treatment

The Supreme Court said she expected to participate in Wednesday’s oral arguments by telephone from the hospital.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Nixon, Md, Ginsburg, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Ruth Bader, Supreme Court (US, Richard Milhous, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Gallbladder

Think Twice, Mnuchin Tells Prep Schools Seeking Virus Loans

The treasury secretary ordered elite schools with “significant endowments” to return loans intended to help small businesses pay employees during the coronavirus pandemic. Some are resisting.
Tags: News, Nj, Relief, Trump, Md, Sidwell Friends School, Donald J, Endowments, Mnuchin, Steven T, Private and Sectarian Schools, St Andrew's Episcopal School (Potomac, Pingry School (Basking Ridge, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020

Elite Prep Schools, Set Back by Virus, Face a Quandary on Federal Aid

The loans were meant as a payroll lifeline for small businesses. Many of the schools had endowments in the tens of millions. Their administrators grappled with a question: to take or not to take?
Tags: News, Nj, Relief, Md, Sidwell Friends School, Wages and Salaries, Endowments, Private and Sectarian Schools, St Andrew's Episcopal School (Potomac, Pingry School (Basking Ridge, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020

Baltimore Hopes Surveillance Planes Lower Crime, but Residents Fear Abuse

The A.C.L.U. has challenged a six-month trial program endorsed by the police chief in a city with one of the highest murder rates in the nation.
Tags: News, Baltimore, Md, American Civil Liberties Union, Crime and Criminals, Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Baltimore (Md, Police Department (Baltimore

Support for public health workers fighting COVID-19

This week, we're beginning a series of Doodles to recognize the many people responding to COVID-19—from doctors and nurses caring for people on the front lines, to teachers and food service workers ensuring essential goods and services are still available. Coinciding with the start of National Public Health Week in the U.S., our first Doodle in the series shines a light on the public health workers who are at the forefront of fighting this disease.  Public health is what we do together as a soci...
Tags: Health, Doodles, World Bank, Md, World Health Organization WHO, Google Cloud, National Public Health Week, Karen DeSalvo, COVID, COVID-19 response, M.P.H, WHO Centers for Disease and Prevention CDC, Public Dataset Program Just

Helping public health officials combat COVID-19

As global communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increasing emphasis on public health strategies, like social distancing measures, to slow the rate of transmission. In Google Maps, we use aggregated, anonymized data showing how busy certain types of places are—helping identify when a local business tends to be the most crowded. We have heard from public health officials that this same type of aggregated, anonymized data could be helpful as they make critical decisions to...
Tags: Health, Maps, Md, Louisiana United States, COVID, COVID-19 response, Jen FitzpatrickKaren DeSalvo, M.P.H

Changing Seas Bring ‘Turtle Stranding Season’ to Cape Cod

As the ocean warms, an increasing number of turtles are heading farther north and getting stranded once the temperatures fall. 
Tags: News, Global Warming, Cape Cod, Md, New England Aquarium, Animal Migration, Turtles and Tortoises, Oceans and Seas, National Aquarium (Baltimore

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital

The justice, 86, who was treated for chills and a fever, has had a series of health scares in the past year.
Tags: News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Md, Ginsburg, United States Politics and Government, Ruth Bader, Supreme Court (US, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Md, FBN, Oxon Hill, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 44bc5b19-e0cb-5f03-92fc-b59011ecbff2

Cultivate(MD) backs HAPPE Spine

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based HAPPE Spine, a provider of PEEK interbody implants, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was cultivate(MD). Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Md, Grand Rapids Michigan, VC Deals

Brice Marden, Still True to His Vision

At 80, perseverance drives America’s grand old master painter. More prolific than ever, he says that facing cancer "hasn't made me work any differently. It's just an extra thing to think about."
Tags: Art, News, America, Gagosian Gallery, Brice Marden, Md, Marden, Brice, Barbican Center, Menil Drawing Institute, Rales, Mitchell P, Tivoli (NY, Glenstone (Potomac

Cultivate (MD) Capital backs MDC

Genesis Innovation Group‘s cultivate(MD) Capital has made an investment in Magnesium Development Company. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, MDC is a medical equipment manufacturer. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Md, MDC, Grand Rapids Michigan, VC Deals, Genesis Innovation Group, Magnesium Development Company, MD Capital

Critic’s Pick: ‘Jean-Michel Basquiat’ at the Brant Shows His Bifurcated Life

A fitting shrine for Basquiat: A trophy art museum shows off a painter who felt he had been commodified.
Tags: Art, News, Museum, Museums, Finances, Ny, Guggenheim, Md, Parker, Robinson, Charlie, Jean Michel Basquiat, Basquiat, Brant, Sugar Ray, Race and Ethnicity

Partners Capital promotes two to MD

Partners Capital has promoted Elizabeth Trotta and Adam Watson to managing director. Both Trotta and Watson joined Partners Capital in 2009. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON and LONDON, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Partners Capital, the leading global Outsourced Investment Office with $24 billion of assets under management adds to its senior management team with the promotions of Elizabeth Trotta and Adam Watson, from Senior Principal to Managing Director. Together the 15 Partners and 6 Managing Directors, ...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, Boston, Singapore, US, Trends, People, Oxford, Watson, Goldman Sachs, University of Cambridge, Elizabeth, Md

PE-backed BTI Studios recruits Carey as CRO and MD

BTI Studios, a portfolio company of Shamrock Capital, has named Chris Carey as chief revenue officer and managing director for The Americas. Carey joined BTI from Verizon where he was CRO and head of strategy for their digital media services businesses unit. BTI Studios is a provider of language dubbing services. PRESS RELEASE BTI Studios has announced the appointment of Chris Carey to the role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Managing Director (MD) for The Americas. Chris will be based in Bur...
Tags: Verizon, US, Trends, CRO, People, Fox, Turner, Shamrock, Chris, Md, Carey, Shaun, Europe Asia, BTI, Amazon Netflix, PE