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Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine May Have Boosted Survival. Other Researchers Have Doubts

"A surprising new study found the controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped patients better survive in the hospital," reports CNN. "But the findings, like the federal government's use of the drug itself, were disputed." A team at Henry Ford Health System in southeast Michigan said Thursday their study of 2,541 hospitalized patients found that those given hydroxychloroquine were much less likely to die. Dr. Marcus Zervos, division head of infectious disease for Henry Ford Health S...
Tags: New York, Tech, Cnn, Michigan, Detroit, Henry Ford, Montreal Canada, Royal Victoria Hospital, Henry Ford Health System, Eli Rosenberg, Zervos, Marcus Zervos, Todd Lee


An animator built a miniature version of IBM's iconic 1401 computer system from scratch. Take a look.

A Montreal-based creator modeled a miniature replica of IBM's iconic 1401 computer system. Nicolas Temese told Business Insider that the scale model includes everything from the setup at the time: a punchcard reader, tape drives, a query console, a central unit, and a line printer. Temese said his model is going to be displayed in Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum, which also showcases a working, real-size 1401 computer system. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nicola...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Montreal, Montreal Canada, Mountain View California, Computer History Museum, Arvind Krishna, Nicolas Temese, Temese


High antibiotic prescription rates in low- and middle-income countries may indicate misuse

Inappropriate use of antibiotics is an important driver of antimicrobial resistance, yet the extent of antibiotic prescribing in outpatient primary care settings across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is unknown. A study published in PLOS Medicine by Giorgia Sulis and Madhukar Pai at McGill University, Montreal, Canada and colleagues found that approximately 50% of patients at primary care clinics in LMICs received at least one antibiotic, possibly suggesting widespread overprescribing.
Tags: Science, Montreal Canada, McGill University, Madhukar Pai, Giorgia Sulis


Coronavirus live news: Global death toll passes 300,000

Infections near 4.5m; Europe halts delivery of faulty Chinese face masks; WHO says Covid-19 may never go; thirty-six million Americans now unemployedWHO says Covid-19 ‘may never go away’Russia defends its ‘exceptionally precise’ death dataUS coronavirus updates - liveUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 7.15pm BST The global toll from Covid-19 passed 300,000 has just passed, with nearly 4.5 million people infected.According to data collected by Johns Hopkins Universit...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy's death toll far higher than reported, says country's statistics office

Cases in Germany likely to be 10 times higher than official count, say researchers; Japan extends state of emergency as global cases top 3.5m; Trump claims vaccine will be found by end of yearFull story: German cases ‘may be 10 times higher than official figures’Italy begins cautious exit from lockdownTrump predicts up to 100,000 US deathsUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.32pm BST So far 6.3 million workers in Britain have been furloughed, with £8bn ($9.9bn) cla...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, China, Germany, Russia, Africa, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Britain, Asia Pacific


Comment on russian honey cake by Andréanne

In reply to WK. I made this cake yesterday and I was surprised this morning when I looked in the fridge how nice it looked! The sour cream was almost solid, just like a nice buttercream. I was able to cover the cake very easily yesterday. I used 14% sour cream and a can of eagle brand for the mix. The only think that didn’t work out perfectly was the amount of batter. It was not enough as I was only able to make 5 big cookies. So I doubled it and ended up with 10 layers! I also doubled the sour ...
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Claude Giroux: Hall of Fame Worthy?

The Philadelphia Flyers have had 13 Hockey Hall of Famers play for them at some point in their careers. This list includes legends, Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent and Bill Barber. However, there might be one more Flyer legend added to the list: Claude Giroux. There is a lot of disagreement regarding Giroux’s Hall of Fame prospects. I asked hockey fans on Twitter if they thought he would be inducted and their responses were split: 50% of respondents said yes while the other 50% said no. Relat...
Tags: Sport, Mlb, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Hall of Fame, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Canada, Edmonton Oilers, Isles, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Bruce Bennett, Claude Giroux


NHL Postpones Draft Amid Continuing Coronavirus Pandemic

(CBSNewYork) — In yet more coronavirus postponement news, the National Hockey League has postponed the 2020 NHL Draft. The Draft had originally been scheduled for June 26-27 in Montreal, Canada. Also postponed are the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine and the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Awards, previously set for June 1-6 in Buffalo, New York and June 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. New dates and revised details for these events have not been announced. The NFL recently seemed to reaffirm its late April dates for the...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Nba, Las Vegas, NHL, National Hockey League, Montreal Canada, Buffalo New York, Brooklyn New York, Las Vegas Nevada, NHL Draft, Bridgestone NHL, NBA Draft, Norm Elrod, Coronavirus, Bridgestone NHL Awards


594 Coronavirus Impact on Airlines

The Coronavirus is heavily impacting the airlines, the entire travel industry, and global economies in general. Airlines are cutting back on flights, looking at hiring freezes and unpaid leave, flying empty planes to avoid losing valuable airport slots, and reassigning widebodies to fly narrowbody routes. We also look at hiring at Boeing, a congressional committee preliminary report on the 737 MAX, aviation event cancellations, the first A220 assembled at the Mobile, Alabama plant, the gigantic...
Tags: Europe, White House, Emirates, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, Hyundai, Faa, Boeing, United, Hamburg, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Southwest, Aero


Man gets 3 years in prison for scamming elderly by posing as grandkids needing cash

A 29-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 41 months behind bars for his role in a scheme that duped elderly residents of Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties into believing their grandchildren were in danger in foreign countries and immediately required cash. Clifford Kirstein, a Canadian citizen, pleaded guilty last year in Los Angeles federal court to a wire-fraud charge, admitting his role as a phone scammer who made calls to victims while impersonating a grandchild in desperate need of...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Carney, Montreal, Dominican Republic, Western Union, Montreal Canada, Riverside, Durst, MoneyGram, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles Orange


Greatest Montreal Canadien to Wear Each Jersey Number

Assembling a list of greatest players to ever wear a number is not easy with a franchise as old and as storied as the Montreal Canadiens. It will also leave great players off the list, players who also enjoyed Hall-of-Fame careers. Debates over these lists will rage on, but one thing Habs fans can agree upon – these players provided fans memorable moments and quirky trivia items to last a lifetime. Here are the greatest players to have worn each number for the Canadiens. 1 – Jacques ...
Tags: Canadiens History, Editor's Choice, Long Read, Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden, Maurice Richard, Patrick Roy


Today’s Couples Can Look to Joseph & Mary

Last month, we celebrated a gem of a feast, although one that is lesser known; the “Feast of the Espousal of Mary and Joseph”, also referred to as the “Feast of the Holy Spouses.” A feast in honor of the Espousal of Mary and Joseph was first celebrated on August 29, 1517, when Pope Leo X granted the Nuns of the Annunciation permission to do so. In the 19th and 20th century, other permissions were given for the observance of this feast, typically on January 23, but in a few instances it was ...
Tags: Featured, Marriage, Religion, United States, Jesus, Saints, Siena, Montreal Canada, Mary, Joseph, St. Joseph, John Paul II, Adam, Custos, Marriage & Family, Fulton J Sheen


Born in Auschwitz, survivor says stories of atrocity must be told

Her mother was so malnourished that the Nazi camp guards did not even know she was pregnant. "She didn't show very much at three months, she didn't show very much at nine months, either -- I was so little, I was just one pound at birth," says Angela Orosz Richt, a survivor of Auschwitz, who was born in Nazi Germany's most infamous death camp. The 75-year-old -- now a great grandmother living in Montreal, Canada -- is one of over 200 survivors who returned to Auschwitz on Monday for a ceremony ...
Tags: News, Germany, Nazi, Auschwitz, Montreal Canada, Angela Orosz Richt


Now Is the Time to Consecrate Yourself to Saint Joseph

I did not understand St. Joseph well enough, but that will change. — St. John of the Cross In the 16th century, St. John of the Cross humbly acknowledged that he lacked a proper understanding of the greatness of St. Joseph. Inspired by the tremendous love that his friend, St. Teresa of Avila, had for St. Joseph, St. John of the Cross made a firm resolution to get to know and love St. Joseph better. What about you? Do you know St. Joseph? Do you feel you understand his greatness and love...
Tags: Featured, Church, Religion, America, Spain, Rome, Pope Francis, Jesus, Christian, John, Saints, Christ, Canon, Petra, Vatican City State, Jesus Christ


Blues Binnington Joins Historic Company

Jordan Binnington has already accomplished a lot in his young NHL career. After emerging from the American Hockey League (AHL) as an almost forgotten San Antonio Rampage prospect, he finished his first regular season as a Calder Trophy runner up. He followed that up with the NHL’s greatest accomplishment: a Stanley Cup victory. Even after such an incredible start, questions remained about Binnington due to the limited NHL exposure he’d seen. He’s spent the 2019-20 season putting those to bed ...
Tags: Washington, Toronto, Sport, United States, Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Calgary, Hall, Anaheim Ducks, Thompson, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Montreal Canada


Top 5 Goaltenders of the 1970s

Ranking all-time greats, no matter the sport, is a near-impossible task. Almost every era is drastically different from the next and the game of hockey is no different. With that in mind, we decided to break down our look at the greatest goaltenders to have played the game by decade and see how each one fared against their contemporaries. Here are the men who were considered to be the “best of the best” during the 1970s. #1 – Ken Dryden His career may not have lasted long but one would b...
Tags: New York, Parent, Boston, Time, Sport, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, North America, Montreal, Archives, Quebec, Cornell, Hamilton, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks


North American Cruises: Regent Seven Seas, 2020

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CATALOG OF NORTH AMERICA SAILINGS 2020 North America Cruises from Regent Seven Seas Stay close to home with these 2020 North America sailings from Regent Seven Seas Cruises. While the Mediterranean and Northern Europe are by far the most popular cruise destinations for American baby boomer travelers, we often hear from folks that would prefer an ocean cruise a little closer to home. And with the Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, New England, Mexico, and Bermuda easily within r...
Tags: Travel, Featured, California, New York City, Los Angeles, United States, Alaska, Panama Canal, North America, Mediterranean, Bermuda, Northern Europe, Montreal Canada, Los Cabos, Roaming Boomers Travel Services, Luxury Ocean Cruises


Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa

AI training data provider Samasource has raised a $14.8 million Series A funding round led by Ridge Ventures. The San Francisco headquartered company delivers Fortune 100 companies with the inputs they need for machine learning development in fields including autonomous transportation, e-commerce and robotics. And it does so with a global work-force of data-specialists, a large number of whom are located in East Africa. In addition to San Francisco, New York and the Hague, Samasource has offi...
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Two Ways to Nudge Your Kids Toward Honesty

Parents can be surprised to discover that preschoolers start to tell lies between two and four years old. When my preschooler accidentally breaks his toys, he has been known to say that a mouse did it. Do you have a “mouse” in your house who breaks things, too? Like me, you might wonder how to help your children cultivate honesty as they get older. Researchers recently investigated this with over 200 mostly white children from Montreal, Canada, who were between five and eight years old. They...
Tags: Parenting, Amaro, Montreal Canada


Wells Fargo Strategic Capital recruits Altman as MD for healthcare group

Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, a Wells Fargo division, has named Dr. Rodney Altman as a managing director in its healthcare group. The appointment is effective immediately. Altman is a part-time physician at Stanford University Medical Center. He is based in San Francisco. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO – October 23, 2019 – Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, a division of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced Dr. Rodney Altman as the newest managing director in its Healthcare Group, effective im...
Tags: America, San Francisco, Trends, People, United States, Healthcare, WFC, Wells Fargo, Montreal Canada, McGill University, Ryan, Rod, Wells Fargo Company, Altman, Stanford University Medical Center, Wells Fargo Company NYSE


Barry Trotz Passes Al Arbour in Career Games Coached

In his team 4-1 win on Sunday over the Winnipeg Jets, head coach Barry Trotz passed longtime New York Islanders head coach and four-time Stanley Cup champion Al Arbour in games coached. Trotz spent his first 15 seasons behind the bench after he became the original Nashville Predators coach and reached the playoffs seven times before being let go. He then went to the Washington Capitals for four seasons and won his first Stanley Cup in the 2017-18 season. Trotz resigned from Washington before...
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Montreal Escorts—The City of SEX

Posted from PopMyCherryReview.com - Sex Toy Reviews Montreal Escorts—The City of SEX If you are looking for a sexy vacation, look no further than Montreal, Canada, for the hottest city in North America, coined “the City of Sex”. Montreal has long been known as the hub... Posted from PopMyCherryReview.com - Sex Toy Reviews Montreal Escorts—The City of SEX
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Zendesk acquires Smooch, doubles down on support via messaging apps like WhatsApp

One of the bigger developments in customer services has been the impact of social media — both as a place to vent frustration or praise (mostly frustration), and — especially over messaging apps — as a place for businesses to connect with their users. Now, customer support specialist Zendesk has made an acquisition so that it can make a bigger move into how it works within social media platforms, and specifically messaging apps: it has acquired Smooch, a startup that describes itself as an “omni...
Tags: Social, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Apps, Enterprise, Messaging, US, Tech, Canada, M&a, Silicon Valley, Lvmh, Zendesk, Exit, Customer Support


Canadian researchers on promising path towards developing flu treatment using lipid target

A team of scientists of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, Canada , has tackled this fundamental question and recently identified a target to 'tone down' the hyper-active immunity to influenza infection. These novel findings have promising clinical implications in the near future for the treatment of flu.
Tags: Montreal Canada, Research Institute, McGill University Health Centre RI MUHC


CIA warns 3+ people linked to Jamal Khashoggi that Saudi Arabia may now target them

The CIA and security services of one or more foreign governments have recently warned at least three friends and colleagues of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their pro-democracy work “has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia,” reports TIME. It wasn't only me. CIA sent warnings about at least three activists who were close to Jamal Khashoggi, one of whom was also taken into protection. Great work on this piece from @JoshMeyerD...
Tags: Security, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Turkey, Norway, Cia, Prince, Montreal Canada, Mohammed bin Salman, Oslo Norway, Baghdadi, Iyad El Baghdadi


Sora Motorcycles Reveals the Lito 2.0 Electric Bobber

Round Two With the Lito Sora Motorcycles is an electric motorcycle startup based in Montreal, Canada. The company released the Lito a few years back with a high price tag and high performance for that time. Now, the company has a new version of its Lito electric bobber that it recently showcased at the 2019 Quail Motorcycle Gathering, according to RideApart. The electric bobber features a liquid-cooled, three-phase, permanent magnet AC motor. That motor connects to an 18 kWh battery. This pairi...
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7 Highly Questionable HHOF Selections

written by: BY BILL SCHOENINGER Founded in 1943, the Hockey Hall of Fame has inducted 381 players, coaches, executives, and officials for their tremendous contributions to the sport. While they all have left their mark on the game in various ways, some have accomplished more than others. Over the past few years, the committee inducted some players that have sparked a lot of debate. Many (myself included) believe they belong in the “Hall of Very Good” and not the Hall of Fame. W...
Tags: New York, Sport, Stars, Watson, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Staples Center, New York Rangers, Anderson, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, New York New York


The Worst 1st Overall Draft Pick…Ever

The 2019 Draft Lottery is in the books and the New Jersey Devils are now looking forward to picking a generational talent in either Jack Hughes or Kaapo Kakko in June. Hopes are high for these two teenagers, as they have the potential to change their new franchises for the better. But will they? In 1993, the Ottawa Senators were accused of tanking in order to draft “the Next Gretzky”, but Alexandre Daigle failed to score over 51 points in his ten-year career. When the New York Islanders p...
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Preview Thursday: The Dentist Who Gets It

We are pleased to present this excerpt from The Dentist Who Gets It by Dr. Steven Hymovitch. How Do You Champion Your People? As much as you may have a put together a diverse team, you need to be diverse in how you, the boss/leader-of-the-team/ employer/lead dentist, handle your people. Indeed, chaos could easily ensue when bringing together so many kinds of people. I’m no genius or great leader of men and women, but I knew (or more precisely I learned) that I had to show my employees t...
Tags: Leadership, Boston, Canada, United States, Montreal, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Montreal Canada, McGill University, PHOENIX Arizona, Tucson, Julie, Leading teams, Team Management, Preview Thursday, Best of Books


Longstanding Sherman Oaks newsstand re-opens with new business model but not much news

When Tarzana resident Dana Belle bought the Sherman Oaks Newsstand three years ago – a 90-foot-long booth selling an array of local and international magazines, periodicals and newspapers – she didn’t pay much mind to the imperiled nature of the print journalism industry. “I wanted to own a piece of L.A. that’s history,” she said Monday of the business at the corner of Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards that was once a bustling outdoor library for curious-minded locals. She saw value in the nostalg...
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