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  • Academic Resources How to improve your memory, according to neuroscience. Mental tricks like “memory palaces” and mnemonics can actually help make memories stick; Internet use reduces study skills in university students; Cognitive ability looks to be fairly fixed throughout adulthood; High school GPAs are stronger predictors of college graduation than ACT scores; 5 Fascinating Ways Reading Benefits;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Jon Krakauer 's Into the Wild; Dan Jones' The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors; Sarah Dunant's Birth of Venus; CM Palov's The Templar's Code;
  • Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, part I: National cancer statistics; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, part II: Progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives for 4 common cancers;
  • Changes in the Geographic Patterns of Heart Disease Mortality in the United States 1973 to 2010;
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  • Chinese Culture Chinese Zodiac; Jersey Promise - Asian Americans in New Jersey;
  • Income in Connecticut: The Sources Shape the Story; Connecticut Town Profiles;
  • Cool Sites A- L 8 Travel Photography Tips from People Who Do It For a Living; A Complete Guide to Travel Photography;
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Articles for Family Caregivers; Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): How to care for a person with COVID-19 at home “ Advice for caregivers Cleaning and Disinfection for Households Interim Recommendations for U.S. Households with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); 3 babies in China may have been infected with coronavirus in the womb; Can SARS-CoV-2 Infection Be Acquired In Utero? More Definitive Evidence Is Needed; Coronavirus: pathogen could have been spreading in humans for years, study says; Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care; Some COVID-19 patients still have coronavirus after symptoms disappear; Can you catch the coronavirus twice? You'll probably be immune — for some time, at least; Asymptomatic and Presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Residents of a Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing Facility — King County, Washington, March 2020; New section: 2019-nCoV; 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China; Travelers' Health: Novel Coronavirus in China; Interim Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCoV; New section: Isolation Precautions; Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings (2007); 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings; Coronavirus In China: Over 200 Cases, Human-To-Human Transmission; What is the new coronavirus? Hundreds of cases have been reported, but the risk for spread in the U.S. remains low, according to the CDC; Researchers trace coronavirus outbreak in China to snakes; Novel coronavirus may have been transmitted to humans from snakes; Here is a look at the most well-known coronaviruses: what they have in common and how they differ; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV); Here’s Exactly How the New Coronavirus Affects Your Body; Why snakes probably aren't spreading the new China virus One genetic analysis suggests reptilian reservoir but researchers doubt that the coronavirus could have originated in animals other than birds or mammals; New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know; Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China; 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China; Coronavirus Infections—More Than Just the Common Cold; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and You; What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV); 5 Things Everyone Should Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus; A Novel Coronavirus Emerging in China” Key Questions for Impact Assessment; Another Decade, Another Coronavirus; How to track the coronavirus: Dashboard delivers real-time view of the deadly virus. The live dashboard​ pulls data from the World Health Organization shows all confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus, along with recovered patients and deaths; Did China downplay the coronavirus outbreak early on? A new study shows the virus took off weeks earlier than Chinese officials have suggested; China goes into emergency mode as number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases reaches 2,700; The novel Chinese coronavirus — everything you need to know; Coronavirus; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) technical guidance; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation reports; The coronavirus outbreak is now a global health emergency, WHO says; The 2 key questions that will determine if the coronavirus outbreak becomes a pandemic; Why They're Called 'Wet Markets' — And What Health Risks They Might Pose; New coronavirus can spread between humans—but it started in a wildlife market; China sets a temporary ban on wildlife trade. But could it be permanent?; Preliminary risk analysis of 2019 novel coronavirus spread within and beyond China; How to prevent the coronavirus — the best precautions; Comparing outbreaks; How the new virus compares to previous coronavirus outbreaks; Wuhan Coronavirus: Genetics of the new virus; An expanding epicentre; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Receptors Show Similarities to SARS-CoV, According to New Analysis; INSTITUT PASTEUR SEQUENCES THE WHOLE GENOME OF THE WUHAN CORONAVIRUS, 2019-NCOV; What is a super spreader?; The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Last updated 01/31/2020. Check back here for updates on coronavirus diagnosis and treatment; How Bad Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Get? Here Are 6 Key Factors; China coronavirus: Six questions scientists are asking; How does the Wuhan coronavirus cause severe illness? There are four known ways, and some can occur at the same time; Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE; ICAO Coronavirus 3DFX dispersion; nCoV guidelines; Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China; Novel Respiratory Viruses: Clinical Guidance, and Clinical Laboratory Guidance; Flowchart to Identify and Assess 2019 Novel Coronavirus; Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study; What you need to know about Coronavirus; Coronavirus: A visual guide to the outbreak; Initial Public Health Response and Interim Clinical Guidance for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak" United States, December 31, 2019 “February 4, 2020;How experts plan to treat the new coronavirus; What happens next in the coronavirus outbreak? We mapped 8 scenarios. Four ways it could devolve into a dangerous pandemic, and four ways it could steadily improve;ovel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation (CET); Is the coronavirus outbreak as bad as SARS?; Your guide to coronavirus: Everything you need to know about Covid-19, the deadly virus alarming the world;Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is. Without the mortality rate, it’s hard to decide how to respond and prepare for a worsening outbreak; The coronavirus cruise ship quarantine is a scary public health experiment; The second-largest outbreak outside China is floating at sea” and health experts are increasingly worried; Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); FDA's Actions in Response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus at Home and Abroad; Chinese cases spike after changes to diagnosis method; Clinical Characteristics of 138 Hospitalized Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia in Wuhan, China; 2019 Novel Coronavirus”Important Information for Clinicians; World Health Organization Best Practices for the Naming of New Human Infectious Diseases; Coronavirus gets official name from WHO: COVID-19; Must-Know Vocab For COVID-19: From Droplets To Zoonotic; Coronavirus: Latest news and resources; Coronavirus: Official Data from The World Health Organization [Updated Hourly]; COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS / CASES; What's A 'Super-Spreading Event'? And Has It Happened With COVID-19?; Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control; New coronavirus may spread through poop. Wash your hands after using the bathroom; Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Database of publications on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) & Other Resources; Bats Harbor Hundreds Of Coronaviruses, And Spillovers Aren't Rare; Coronavirus Testing; What is coronavirus testing?; How the coronavirus can kill people; Most cases are mild, but the new virus is proving lethal to some; New developments suggest coronavirus incubation could be longer than 14 days, as global infections rise; Confusion mounts over China’s counting methods as coronavirus numbers swing wildly; Early missteps and state secrecy in China probably allowed the coronavirus to spread farther and faster; COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) resource center for physicians; Healthmap-Coronavirus; How to track the coronavirus: Dashboard delivers real-time view of the deadly virus; Dashboard and analytical report by Andrzej Leszkiewicz; Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak: Latest news, information and updates; Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China - Summary of a Report of 72 314 Cases From the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2/2020 Chinese CDC; Coronavirus and the race to distribute reliable diagnostics;Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from NIH; Coronavirus news and resources for global health researchers; Novel coronavirus (COVID-19); Coronavirus Infections Also called: COVID-19; Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19; Social Stigma associated with COVID-19. A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma;Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Risk Assessment and Public Health Management Decision Making; What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Fact Sheet; What you need to know about COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease Fact Sheet; CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel (CDC) - Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers; CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel (CDC) - Fact Sheet for Patients; Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Hospital Preparedness Assessment Tool; Bat Coronaviruses in China; Something Good Has Actually Come From the Coronavirus Outbreak; Pandemic Flu Planning Checklist Checklist for Individuals and Families; Corona Virus Live Update; Surfaces? Sneezes? Sex? How the Coronavirus Can and Cannot Spread. What you need to know about how the virus is transmitted; Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center; New section: COVID-19 Genetic information: Coronavirus has mutated at least once into two strains, study finds; On the origin and continuing evolution of SARS-CoV-2; List N: EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19; Interim Guidance: Get Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Fighting Products; Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities Interim Guidance; What to Do If You Are Sick With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Coronavirus myths and misinformation, debunked; Guide to Local Production: WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations; 12 Coronavirus myths busted by science; A Taste For Pork Helped A Deadly Virus Jump To Humans; Here’s what coronavirus does to the body From blood storms to honeycomb lungs, here's an organ-by-organ look at how COVID-19 harms humans; Here's how coronavirus spreads on a plane”and the safest place to sit. Global travel opens new roads for outbreaks, like coronavirus and the flu—but which is more dangerous, and how can you stay safe?; Here's how coronavirus spreads on a plane and the safest place to sit Global travel opens new roads for outbreaks, like coronavirus and the flu but which is more dangerous, and how can you stay safe?; Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) February 16-24, 2020; Facts about novel coronavirus and how to prevent COVID-19 - Seattle Times; Coronavirus myths, debunked: A cattle vaccine, bioweapons and a $3,000 test; American Public Health Association Get Ready Page about COVID-19 Resource Page; Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks;Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak - Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation; Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations - Interim Recommendations for US Community Facilities with Suspected/Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019; False claims about sources of coronavirus cause spat between the US, China; The Coronavirus Collection: Fact-Checking COVID-19; Covid-19 is not the flu. It's worse; 9 questions about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, answered; How doctors can potentially significantly reduce the number of deaths from Covid-19; Debunking the coronavirus myths and misinformation; Molecular and serological investigation of 2019-nCoV infected patients: implication of multiple shedding routesHow does the coronavirus test work?; Labs scramble to spot hidden coronavirus infections; Real-Time RT-PCR Panel for Detection 2019-Novel Coronavirus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Respiratory Viruses Branch, Division of Viral Diseases Instructions for Use; CORONAVIRUS Coronavirus testing: Information on COVID-19 tests according to state health departments; Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Different Types of Clinical Specimens; Critical Care Utilization for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Lombardy, Italy Early Experience and Forecast During an Emergency Response; The Man Who Saw the Pandemic Coming Will the world now wake up to the global threat of zoonotic diseases?; Hoaxes about coronavirus tests have political uses and can push patients away; 1st known case of coronavirus traced back to November in China; Microsoft/Bing Covid-19 Tracker; Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak; The Vox guide to Covid-19 coronavirus;Spanish flu: The deadliest pandemic in history; Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission; Rapid spread of COVID-19 is fueled by 'stealth transmission'; Coronavirus Spreads Quickly and Sometimes Before People Have Symptoms, Study Finds; After defeating the coronavirus, some patients suffer lung damage;How long does the new coronavirus last on surfaces;New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces SARS-CoV-2 stability similar to original SARS virus;Fact-Checking Coronavirus Myths: Widely-Spread Falsehoods Debunked;How much is coronavirus spreading under the radar?; COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease: Share Facts, Not Fear;COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin; Study: 17.9% Of People With COVID-19 Coronavirus Had No Symptoms; Indirect Virus Transmission in Cluster of COVID-19 Cases, Wenzhou, China, 2020; How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19; Scientists say mass tests in Italian town have halted Covid-19 there A study in Vò, which saw Italys first death, points to the danger of asymptomatic carriers; In one Italian town, we showed mass testing could eradicate the coronavirus By identifying and isolating clusters of infected people, we wiped out Covid-19 in Vò; The 9 most important unanswered questions about Covid-19; The Incubation Period of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) From Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases: Estimation and Application; Smart Maps Guide COVID-19 Investigations and Actions, and Monitor Effectiveness; The Definitive Healthcare: US Hospital Beds Dashboard; Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here Are Nine Different Scenarios; Genomic variations of SARS-CoV-2 suggest multiple outbreak sources of transmission; The coronavirus did not escape from a lab. Here's how we know.; Covert coronavirus infections could be seeding new outbreaks; BNO Tracking Coronavirus: Map, Data, Timeline; The New Coronavirus Can Live On Surfaces For 2-3 Days Here's How To Clean Them; Should You Clean Your Phone to Combat Coronavirus? Definitely... Maybe; New section: Medical Management; Covid-19: ibuprofen should not be used for managing symptoms, say doctors and scientists; 1918 Flu Pandemic That Killed 50 Million Originated in China, Historians Say, Chinese laborers transported across Canada thought to be source; New Section: Transmission; Coronavirus spreads quickly and sometimes before people have symptoms, study finds; 'Stealth Transmission' Fuels Fast Spread of Coronavirus Outbreak; Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2); How "Stealth transmission" is fueling the rapid spread of Covid-19, according to experts; 'Stealth Transmission' Fuels Fast Spread of Coronavirus Outbreak; COVID-19 spread is fueled by 'stealth transmission' Cases of COVID-19 that fly under the radar without being diagnosed — appear to fuel the rapid spread of the disease; Five myths about the coronavirus Travel restrictions and masks won't actually help much; It’s not just people with symptoms who can spread COVID-19; A guide to the COVID-19 pandemic; COVID-19 Real Time Scam Hunter; Scam Websites Feed; How does the coronavirus outbreak end? Governments’ failure to contain the coronavirus means it may be here to stay; Hackers Created Thousands of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Sites As Bait; Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)” United States, February 12–March 16, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ePub: 18 March 2020;; About Half of COVID-19 Cases Show Digestive Signs; COVID-19 Data Visualization Tomer Burg | PhD Student; Now's the perfect time to quit smoking: COVID-19 and smoking can be a killer combination; FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control; AAO-HNS: Anosmia, Hyposmia, and Dysgeusia Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease; Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships — Worldwide, February–March 2020; Case-Fatality Rate and Characteristics of Patients Dying in Relation to COVID-19 in Italy; Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control; National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China; DXY DX Doctor Global Pandemic Real-time Report; As COVID-19 data sets become more accessible, novel coronavirus pandemic may be most visualized ever COVID-19 data sets are becoming widely available and more importantly packaged for consumption, visualization and analysis. We're all amateur epidemiologists now; COVID-19 in US and Canada; Genomic Study Points to Natural Origin of COVID-19; Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) United States, February 12 -March 16, 2020; Is America Ready for a Second Wave of Coronavirus?; Resources on the Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Complications Coronavirus Can Cause; Why Covid-19 is worse than the flu, in one chart; Coronavirus: What Happens When You Get Infected?; Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts; Uniform analysis of coronavirus and SARS-COV-2 nanopore direct RNA sequencing datasets using MasterOfPores; COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with heart conditions; Wuhan study shows lying face down improves breathing in severe COVID-19; What scientists do and don't know about treating coronavirus; 'Post intensive-care syndrome': Why some COVID-19 patients may face problems even after recovery People who remain in the ICU for weeks may end up with memory problems and trouble thinking clearly; How some cities flattened the curve during the 1918 flu pandemic Social distancing isn't a new idea—it saved thousands of American lives during the last great pandemic. Here's how it worked; How coronavirus mutations can track its spread—and disprove conspiracies Changes in the pathogen help scientists follow cases without widespread testing—and show the virus isn't a bioweapon; Coronavirus 101: What you need to know Our understanding of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is evolving daily but we do know some important basics; Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Resources for First Responders and Law Enforcement; What law enforcement personnel need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); How to identify factors affecting COVID-19 transmission;
  • Combined lifestyle factors and risk of incident type 2 diabetes and prognosis among individuals with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies;
  • Epidemiology A- L A History Of Quarantines, From Bubonic Plague To Typhoid Mary;How The Painstaking Work Of Contact Tracing Can Slow The Spread Of An Outbreak; What is epidemiology?;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Potential Consequences of Changing Disease Classifications;
  • Favorite Movie Sites The 50 Best Sci-fi Movies of the 2010s; The 50 Best Animated Movies of the 2010s;The 50 Best Superhero Movies of the 2010s; Horror movies manipulate brain activity expertly to enhance excitement;
  • Fitness Higher daily step count linked with lower all-cause mortality; ;
  • Health Education Resources Science Says It Takes This Long to Form a Habit;;
  • Infectious Diseases Germ History: From Measles To Syphilis, How We Created The Golden Age Of Germs; New section: Sars; Epidemiological determinants of spread of causal agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong; In China the civet cat is a delicacy - and may have caused Sars;
  • Kids Health The evolution of state school safety laws since the Columbine school shooting; Cyber Safety Considerations for K-12 Schools and School Districts;
  • Nutrition Resources The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2018 Food and Health Survey; Diet Soda May Be Hurting Your Diet; Agricultural Biotechnology; How To Read Food Labels, From Free-Range To Fair Trade; Consumer Guides - Seafood Watch recommendations show you which seafood items are "Best Choices" or "Good Alternatives," and which ones you should "Avoid."; The COVID-19 Tracking Project; it'll do what I: Why the people ignoring social distancing orders just won't listen; How does the new coronavirus spread? These new studies offer clues; Spring Breaker Who Vowed To Party Despite Coronavirus Concerns Has Apologized;
  • What science says about the best way to eat (and what we're still figuring out) The best way to lose weight boils down to these three things The evidence shows that there isn’t one better way to lose weight, but diets that work all have these things in common; Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US;
  • Public Health Data We Track That! CDC's Tracking Network - The places where you live, work, and play may affect your health. The Tracking Network has the stats you need to stay healthy and safe.;
  • Public Health DataCDC - Maternal Mortality statistics ; The evolution of state school safety laws since the Columbine school shooting; New section: poisonings; American Association of Poison Control Centers; 2018 Leading Causes of Poisoning Deaths; Poison Control Centers;
  • Public Health Program Development Toolkit ;
  • Public Health Practice Foundational Public Health Services; Community Health & Hospitals: A Community Stakeholders Guide to Using Data for Partnership Development;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Explaining link between emotion and addictive substance use; Co-Occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Anxiety. Bridging Psychiatric, Psychological, and Neurobiological Perspectives; Understanding allergic reactions to skin care products; Hangovers;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Plasticizers May Contribute to Motor Control Problems in Girls; BPA replacement, BPS, hinders heart function, study reveals; The Kratom Debate: Helpful Herb Or Dangerous Drug?; Kratom; FDA Investigated Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom; FDA issues warnings to companies selling illegal, unapproved kratom drug products marketed for opioid cessation, pain treatment and other medical uses; Current perspectives on the impact of Kratom use; Evaluation of the Cardiotoxicity of Mitragynine and Its Analogues Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem CellDerived Cardiomyocytes; 17 Places That Prove Climate Change Is Real; Why California is Banning Chlorpyrifos, a Widely Used Pesticide: 5 Questions Answered; Chemical found in drinking water linked to tooth decay in children; Synthetic chemicals in soils are 'ticking time bomb';ALERT: FOOD WORKERS BEWARE SOME FLAVORINGS CAN BE DANGEROUS; New section: Parabens; Parabens linked to weight gain in childhood. Study sounds warning about maternal paraben exposure; Think all BPA-free products are safe? Not so fast, scientists warn; 2019 Global Health Security Index; Global Security Health Index; Printer toner linked to genetic changes, health risks in new study;FDA Advances Work Related to Cannabidiol Products with Focus on Protecting Public Health, Providing Market Clarity; What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD; Top 10 essential items for your emergency preparedness stockpile; My emergency preparedness stockpile checklist; Pollution: A possible end to 'forever' chemicals, Excess electrons could help break the strong chemical bonds in products that contaminate water supplies;
  • Public Health Sites H-L: ALERT: FOOD WORKERS BEWARE - SOME FLAVORINGS CAN BE DANGEROUS; Inhaling certain flavoring chemicals have been found to cause permanent lung disease in workers; New section: Hygiene; The Dirty Truth. A 2019 report examining the gaps and potential risks in U.S. cleaning habits;
  • Public Health Sites M - N; 2020 Census and Beyond: Mapping The Geography and Diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; Let's Talk About Depression; Clinical Management of Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Conditions in Humanitarian Emergencies mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG);
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Types of Glaucoma; Disrupted Speech Why Do We Stutter?;
  • Public Health Software WorldPop.Org;
  • Senior Health There are at least 4 different ways of aging, scientists say; Are You Aging Faster Than Everyone Else?; Want to keep your brain sharp in old age? Go back to school "Just playing Scrabble is not enough. It doesn’t push hard enough," one study participant said;
  • Traditional Chinese Organ Body Clock; The Obesity Epidemic and Circadian Rhythm; Children's mental health is affected by sleep duration;Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep;
  • Social Media A Scientist's Guide to Social Media; How 6 Social Media Networks Have Changed in the Last Decade; How dangerous news spreads: What makes Twitter users retweet risk-related information; Scientists uncover how information related to potential dangers can spread on social media and how this can be prevented; 5 Common Social Media Privacy Issues (And How to Fix Them);
  • Statistical Procedures California's new privacy law, explained. The California Consumer Privacy Act gives Californians some control over their data, but only if they know how to take advantage of it; What California’s New Privacy Law Means for You. The CCPA is America's first big internet privacy law, designed to give power back to consumers; Eleven tips for working with large data sets. Big data are difficult to handle. These tips and tricks can smooth the way; OUT OF CONTROL. How consumers are exploited by the online advertising industry; NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management. 1.0;
  • FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint. Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions; Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought. There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes; What You Need To Know About #QuittingSmoking Advice from the Surgeon General. Provides an easy to read overview of the Surgeon General’s report and its findings. Also provides an overview of smoking cessation resources; Butt Emissions: Study Finds Even Extinguished Cigarettes Give Off Toxins; Taking a Science-driven Approach to Address the Vaping Threat; Lung Injuries Associated with Use of Vaping Products Information for the Public, FDA Actions, and Recommendations; Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens; The Tobacco Prevention Toolkit from; Thirdhand smoke found in non-smoking movie theatre The toxic chemicals were transported into the room by moviegoers;
  • Webmastering ToolsThe Ultimate JavaScript Cheat Sheet;
  • Web Resources 12 Unnecessary Windows Programs and Apps You Should Uninstall;Yuck: 88% use smartphones on the toilet, and 44% put those phones in their mouths; America’s Love Affair with Their Phones We sent out a survey asking how people use their smartphones 75.4% say they're addicted; 66% of Americans admit to sleeping with their phone at night;
  • ASCVD Risk ; 10 Google Apps That Can Reduce Your Smartphone Use;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (13 - 18) Preventing sexual assaults: Sharing health strategies that work; Why new diseases keep appearing in China;
  • Women's Health Issues Rape Statistics By Country 2020; Preventing sexual assaults: Sharing health strategies that work
  • Writing SEEING ISN'T BELIEVING; The International Fact-Checking Network; The Fact Checker’s guide to manipulated video; New Deepfake Method Can Put Words In Anyone's Mouth; The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth;Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center; COVID-19 Real Time Scam Hunter; Scam Websites Feed; Top 4 Unbiased World News Sources Free From Censorship;

April - June 2020

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All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

  • Genetics of Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Cancer) (PDQ®)Health Professional Version; What Does My Stage of Cancer Mean?; Cancer Statistics - Data Visualization
  • Chronic Disease Index Association of Healthy Lifestyle With Years Lived Without Major Chronic Diseases; How CBO Analyzes Approaches to Improve Health Through Disease Prevention;
  • Coconut Oil’s Health Halo a Mirage, Clinical Trials Suggest; Daily aspirin therapy: Understand the benefits and risks; Is Taking Aspirin Good for Your Heart?; 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease; Heart disease more likely for adults with dysfunctional childhoods Trauma, neglect, family dysfunction in childhood leads to health issues in 50s, 60s; Study finds irregular sleep patterns double the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults;
  • Novel Sleep Index May Predict Recurring Vascular Events-Twofold higher risk over 2 years for some stroke patients; NIH Stroke Scale; Heart Attack Symptoms, Risk, and Recovery; NIH study links cigarette smoking to higher stroke risk in African Americans;
  • Chinese Culture Chartbook on Healthcare for Asians and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders Chartbook on Asians and NHPIs: Slide Presentation; Coronavirus: Chinatown Stories By Grace Young; Plan to demolish and rebuild historic Chinatown building angers community. Activists, preservationists and residents decry the city’s decision to tear down rather than restore a century-old property on Mulberry Street, which was destroyed in a fire in January; Kellie Chauvin and a history of Asian women being judged for whom they marry Remarks about the Chauvins' interracial marriage come from historical emasculation of Asian men and fetishization of Asian women, experts say;
  • Sector Rules and Certification for Reopen; Coronavirus Business Recovery; Connecticut COVID-19 Response; Connecticut Quasi-Public Organizations;
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    There Is Still No Plan; We don't have a president, or a plan 60 days into the coronavirus crisis, the White House does not have a plan, a framework, a philosophy, or a goal; Coronavirus was in Italy already in December, sewage study shows; More Data Suggest Proning Helps COVID-19 Patients Observational data add to evidence of benefit in ARDS, though randomized trials still needed; COVID-19 United States Cases by County; United States COVID-19 Coronavirus Case Tracker; Coronavirus map: Tracking the spread in the US and around the world; How did we get here; Characteristics Associated with Hospitalization Among Patients with COVID-19 — Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, March–April 2020; How Data Became One of the Most Powerful Tools to Fight an Epidemic; Genes, Blood Type Tied to Risk of Severe COVID-19; Genomewide Association Study of Severe Covid-19 with Respiratory Failure; What's the Rarest Blood Type?; How Data Became One of the Most Powerful Tools to Fight an Epidemic What Does Asymptomatic COVID-19 Look Like Under the Surface? — Many individuals show subclinical abnormalities as well as differences from symptomatic patients; How Humanity Unleashed a Flood of New Diseases; Considerations for Travelers—Coronavirus in the US; Considerations for Events and Gatherings; Origin and cross-species transmission of bat coronaviruses in China;; Important New IES Report: Germicidal Ultraviolet and COVID-19 The Illuminating Engineering Society releases new report on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and how it could reduce the spread of COVID-19; Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) Frequently Asked Questions; SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Shares Sequence with a Human Protein; Eight amino acids are identical to part of the human epithelial sodium channel, leading researchers to suspect the virus might interfere with the channel's function; A COVID-19 Primer: Analyzing Health Care Claims, Administrative Data, and Public Use Files; Can you get COVID-19 through the ventilation in your home?; Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2: The world should face the reality;

    Social Distancing During Pandemics; Children are falling ill with perplexing inflammatory syndrome thought to be linked to covid-19; The emerging long-term complications of Covid-19, explained It is a true roller coaster of symptoms and severities, with each new day offering many unknowns. Coronavirus Ravaged a Choir. But Isolation Helped Contain It; Identification and Monitoring of International Travelers During the Initial Phase of an Outbreak of COVID-19 California, February 3-March 17, 2020; Contact Tracing: What We Can Learn From Outbreaks In Other Countries To Fight the Coronavirus | NPR; Kids' COVID-Linked Ailment Is Not Your Typical Kawasaki Disease, A number of differences emerging, but U.S. data still scant; The airborne lifetime of small speech droplets and their potential importance in SARS-CoV-2 transmission; Use of Prone Positioning in Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 and Hypoxemic Acute Respiratory Failure; CORD-19; COVID-19 Open Research Dataset; Coronavirus Disease 2019 Case Surveillance — United States; AHRQ COVID-19 Resources;Coronavirus Recovery; COVID-19 Is More Severe in Smokers; How a superspreader at choir practice sickened 52 people with COVID-19; COVID-19 may spread through breathing and talking — but we don't know how much; Speech-related spread could help explain why people can spread the virus before they develop a cough; PICS Statement: Increased number of reported cases of novel presentation of multisystem inflammatory disease; Contact tracing, explained; Contact tracing for COVID-19: New considerations for its practical application; These Are the Ways the CDC Wants Your Favorite Restaurant to Look Totally Different;

    Here's How Long It Takes to Test Positive for Coronavirus After Exposure; Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits — United States, January 1, 2019–May 30, 2020; What to Do If You Are Sick; Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19; Geneticists have turned up intriguing links between DNA and the disease. Patients with Type A blood, for example, seem to be at greater risk; COVID-19 Briefing Materials: Global Health and Crisis Response; COVID-19 Briefing Note: May 13, 2020; COVID-19 Implications for Business: June 4, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 looks like a hybrid of viruses from two different species Pieces of several genomes recombined to produce the pandemic-causing pathogen; New Air Travel Health Regulations Will Likely Stick Around Post-Coronavirus; The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?; Advice for parents during coronavirus; Top NYC Pediatrician Warns of Alarming New Information About COVID-19 and Kids; The Coronavirus Becomes a Battle Cry for U.S. Extremists White supremacists seek to stoke the fear and disruption caused by the pandemic to push their agenda and to recruit; COVID-19: Alert Over Multisystem Hyperinflammatory State in Children; Centers for Disease Control and PreventionSituation Update; The essential worker trap ,It's hard to get unemployment benefits if you've been deemed essential; Why Do Countries' COVID-19 Death Rates Vary So Much? Multiple factors at play: testing capacity, case definitions, age distribution, preparedness; What We Know About Your Chances of Catching the Virus Outdoors; Talking Can Generate Coronavirus Droplets That Linger Up to 14 Minutes; Stay 6 Feet Apart, We're Told. But How Far Can Air Carry Coronavirus? Most of the big droplets travel a mere six feet. The role of tiny aerosols is the trillion-dollar question; Deciding How Much Distance You Should Keep; Stay 6 Feet Apart, We’re Told. But How Far Can Air Carry Coronavirus? Most of the big droplets travel a mere six feet. The role of tiny aerosols is the “trillion-dollar question; COVID-19 Antibodies Can Disappear After 2-3 Months; How Coronavirus Infected Some, but Not All, in a Restaurant A limited study by Chinese researchers suggests the role played by air currents in spreading the illness in enclosed spaces; Virus Test Shortages Undermine Drive to Restart U.S. Economy;

    COVID-19 Data Repository; NIST Scientific Indexing Resource, COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19); NIST COVID19 Resource Registry; Curated Archive for Covid-19 Research Challenge Dataset; Why You Shouldn't Treat COVID-19 ARDS Like HAPE. You might kill your patients, group warns; NYC Case Series Describes Clinical Features of ST-Segment Elevation and COVID-19 -ST-segment elevations not always tied to obstructive coronary artery disease; The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others? Experts are trying to figure out why the coronavirus is so capricious. The answers could determine how to best protect ourselves and how long we have to; How The Coronavirus Attacks Your Lungs | Deep Look; SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 is an interferon-stimulated gene in human airway epithelial cells and is detected in specific cell subsets across tissues; U.K. Report Backs Stroke as COVID-19 Complication; French hospital discovers coronavirus case from December, country's possible 'patient zero': report; CDC compiles new guidelines to help organizations reopen; CDC Business Plans Draft COVID-19 reopening guidance from CDC; Modeling shield immunity to reduce COVID-19 epidemic spread; To Fight Virus in Prisons, C.D.C. Suggests More Screenings The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that detention facilities are hot spots for infection and recommended regular symptom screenings; COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities United States, February-April 2020; Deadly Disease; Lung scarring, heart damage, and anxiety: Some Covid-19 survivors face long-term complications; It is a true roller coaster of symptoms and severities, with each new day offering many unknowns: the Vox guide to navigating the coronavirus crisis; The Nature of the Virus to Mutate: Mapping the Spread of a Coronavirus' s new mystery: It's causing strokes in healthy people These people are clotting, and we can't shut it off.The New York City Subway May Work Differently After COVID-19;

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  • Epidemiology A- L New section: Death Statistics: Deaths in New York City Are More Than Double the Usual Total; How Many People Have Actually Died From Coronavirus in New York? ;
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  • Healthcare Quality Issues The fascinating history of clinical trials. Tales of Ginseng, TB, rhubarb and coronavirus;
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  • Infectious Diseases Why Our Planet is a Breeding Ground for Emerging Diseases;
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  • Fatty Liver Afflicts Most 9/11 'Ground Zero' Workers, Researchers blame toxin exposure during recovery and cleanup effort;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Leadership Skills for Managing Worker Stress and Fatigue through COVID-19; Public Health Training Courses Online;
  • Public Health Data Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of Persons with Diagnosed HIV Infection Medical Monitoring Project, United States 2018 Cycle (June 2018–May 2019); Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States 2014–2018; HIV and Asians; HIV and Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders; Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2018; Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States 2014–2018; Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States, 2010–2018 Chartbook;
  • Public Health Data MATERNAL MORTALITY: Trends in Pregnancy-Related Deaths and Federal Efforts to Reduce Them ;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Marijuana may impair female fertility; Fracking chemical may interfere with male sex hormone receptor; Prevalence of Cannabis Withdrawal Symptoms Among People With Regular or Dependent Use of Cannabinoids A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis; Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone; Why "Positive Vibes Only" Won't Make You Emotionally Strong; The Global Divide on Homosexuality Persists; But increasing acceptance in many countries over past two decades; Maternal Exposure to Phthalates During Preconception Tied to Higher Risk of Preterm Birth -Phthalate metabolites in urine associated with a 50% to 70% increased relative risk for preterm birth; The exposome: When our environment drives health and disease; 'Iso,' a Deadly New Synthetic Opioid, Has Hit American Streets;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Chartbook on Healthcare for Asians and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders Chartbook on Asians and NHPIs: Slide Presentation;
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  • Poor sleep linked with higher blood sugar levels in African Americans;;
  • Statistical Procedures Standardized Rates of Disease; Age-adjusted Rates; Understanding Health Statistics;
  • The Real Cost of Vaping; The Health Impacts of E-Cigarettes; Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping;E-Cigarette Characteristics May Influence Use and Are Potential Targets for Regulatory Policy; The Risks of Vaping; A Look at Safety; Estimated Worldwide Mortality Attributed to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure, 1990-2016; Monitoring the Future 2019 - Vaping Findings; NIH Workshop on E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI): Developing a Research Agenda; Acute Effects of Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Inhalation on Vascular Function Detected at Quantitative MRI; Subclinical Vascular Damage From Vaping May Spell Long-Term Ills; Findings of endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress despite limited long-term evidence;
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  • Women's Health Issues Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women's Preventive Services Initiative; Anxiety Screening Recommended for All Women; But for it to work, mental health care needs to be more accessible;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Alcohol's Effects on Breast Cancer in Women;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke; More Evidence Sugary Drinks Harm Women's Hearts; Drinking sugary drinks daily may be linked to higher risk of CVD in women ;
  • Writing How to spot fake news;; List of fake news websites; An Illustrated History of Government Agencies Twisting the Truth to Align With White House Misinformation; Real News/Fake News: Fact Checkers; Which Experts Should You Listen to during the Pandemic? It should be a no-brainer: your best bet is to follow those who have actual expertise

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  • Academic Resources Want to Reduce Brain Fog And Improve Clear Thinking? Give up These Things Immediately; Smartphones are lowering student's grades on closed-book exams Rutgers study found relying on the internet for homework is hurting long-term retention; 7 Modern Life Habits That Can Be Incredibly Bad For Your Brain Health; Exercise improves learning and memory in young adults;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Andy Weir, Artemis, A Novel ;
  • Annotated Public Health Practice Bibliography Sullivan, L.M. & Galea,S. (Editors) (2019). Teaching Public Health; Friel, S. (2019). Climate Change and the People's Health;
  • Chronic Disease Index National security depends on promoting healthy lifestyles from an early age; Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity;
  • Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Onset; Education and exercise may determine early start of diabetes and hypertension; Lipids and Lipoproteins in 2020;
  • What happens when babies with heart defects become adults?; ESC Guidelines for the management of adult congenital heart disease; How to treat the most common heart attacks; Trends in Recurrent Coronary Heart Disease Following Myocardial Infarction Among US Women and Men Between 2008 and 2017;
  • Chinese Culture Diabetes and Asian Americans; 'I Will Not Stand Silent.' 10 Asian Americans Reflect on Racism During the Pandemic and the Need for Equality; Over 800 COVID-19-Related Hate Incidents Against Asian Americans Take Place in California in Three Months; 150 members of Congress demand Justice Department action against anti-Asian, COVID-19 racism "We did not understand why the Department of Justice wasn't doing more in countering hate crimes," said Rep. Ted Lieu, who led the bipartisan effort; Can You Get Covid-19 Again? It's Very Unlikely, Experts Say; Personal and Social Activities; Virus Of Hate: A Catalyst For Activism; A Chinese perspective on autumn;
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  • Transmission of 2019-nCoV Infection from an Asymptomatic Contact in Germany; Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy; Johns Hopkins's coronavirus tracker has become a gold standard, but its creators say many miss the real story; National mandate on mask-wearing could work better than lockdowns, new report suggests "A national mask mandate could increase U.S. face mask usage by statistically significant and economically large amounts," the report concluded;; New study looks at post-COVID-19 emerging disease in children After Asking Americans to Sacrifice in Shutdown, Leaders Failed to Control Virus; As Covid-19 cases surge, it is clear many governors underestimated the coronavirus and rushed to reopen before their states were ready; We Still Don't Fully Understand The Label 'Asymptomatic'; Coronavirus Mystery: Are Kids Less Likely To Catch It Than Adults Are?; Most People With Coronavirus Wont Spread It. Why Do a Few Infect Many?; Bars, Strip Clubs and Churches: U.S. Virus Outbreaks Enter Unwieldy Phase; Coronavirus was already in Italy by December, waste water study shows; Clusters of Coronavirus Disease in Communities, Japan, January-April 2020; Covid-19: Four in 10 cases in Italian town that locked down early were asymptomatic; Use N95 Masks for All COVID-19 Inpatient Care. Period. Respirators should not merely be a preference or a recommendation based on availability; Characteristics of Adult Outpatients and Inpatients with COVID-19” 11 Academic Medical Centers, United States, March-May 2020;

    Exposures Before Issuance of Stay-at-Home Orders Among Persons with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Colorado, March 2020; Contact Tracing. Contact tracing is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and helps keep you, your family, and your community safe; MIS-C: Tip of the Iceberg for Kids' COVID Inflammation Surveillance data affirm profile of the syndrome, but there may be more to it; San Francisco Chronicle Coronavirus Tracker; As Coronavirus Surges, How Much Testing Does Your State Need To Subdue The Virus?; Quercetin: New Hype for COVID-19? Parallels drawn with early data on hydroxychloroquine; Kids' Brains Affected by COVID-Linked Inflammatory Syndrome; Central and peripheral nervous system symptoms also reported; Want a Silver Bullet for COVID-19? Look to The Lone Ranger; The U.S. and U.K. Were the Two Best Prepared Nations to Tackle a Pandemic ”What Went Wrong?; Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge Facilitating Di agnostic Test Availability for Asymptomatic Testing and Sample Pooling; Masks And The Outdoor Exerciser: Advice For Runners, Bikers, Walkers, Hikers; FAQ: COVID-19 and Health Data Privacy; Study: 35 percent of excess deaths in pandemic's early months tied to causes other than COVID-19; COVID-19: Who With Diabetes Are at Most Risk?; COVID-19: Healthcare Disparities;; Should You Be Concerned if You Retest Positive? Guidance on Interpreting COVID-19 Test Results;

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    COVID-19 Tied to Large Vessel Strokes-Adjusted LVO risk was more than twice that of patients who tested negative for SARS-CoV-2; Contact Tracing Apps; Clinical Characteristics of 58 Children With a Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Temporally Associated With SARS-CoV-2; Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Related to COVID-19 in Previously Healthy Children and Adolescents in New York City; Chicken wings test positive for Covid-19 in China, but there's no evidence of food transmission, experts say; COVID-19 Damage Seen in Olfactory System; Autopsy report shows direct SARS-CoV-2 infection in olfactory bulb cells; Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During the COVID-19 Pandemic United States, June 24–30, 2020; COVID-19 Was Worse Than the Flu in NYC... the 1918 Flu Recent mortality rates were historically high, researchers found; Coronavirus Disease 2019 Case Surveillance — United States, January 22–May 30, 2020; Your Hot-Weather Guide to Coronavirus, Air-Conditioning and Airflow. Indoor air is riskier than outdoor air. So what do you do if it's really hot out?; Seroprevalence Estimates of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Convenience Sample” Oregon, May 11-June 15, 2020 Your Hot-Weather Guide to Coronavirus, Air-Conditioning and Airflow. Indoor air is riskier than outdoor air. So what do you do if it's really hot out?;

    Our Hot-Weather Guide to Coronavirus, Air-Conditioning and Airflow. Indoor air is riskier than outdoor air. So what do you do if it's really hot out?;

    Seroprevalence Estimates of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Convenience Sample” Oregon, May 11-June 15, 2020 Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Community Spread; Measure the risk of airborne COVID-19 in your office, classroom, or bus ride; What 'airborne coronavirus' means, and how to protect yourself The COVID-19 pandemic has revived a decades-old debate about how respiratory diseases travel” which affects the safety practices experts recommend; Q&A: Ventilation and air conditioning and COVID-19; Q&A: Ventilation and air conditioning in public spaces and buildings and COVID-19; Q&A: Ventilation and air conditioning in health facilities and COVID-19; Filtration and Disinfection; Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks; College towns fear super-spreader semester as students descend; Party with 400 people shut down during students' first weekend back at ECU, cops say; Caring for Someone With COVID-19; Coronavirus Cases Drop 46% In Parts Of S. Carolina With Mask Mandates Compared To Areas Without; Long after the fire of a Covid-19 infection, mental and neurological effects can still smolder; Thousands of students, staff sent home nationwide as COVID snarls school reopenings Only 17 states meet the WHO's criteria for safely reopening a community; Hybrid schooling could be a public health disaster, some doctors warn; Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19; A mathematical model reveals the influence of population heterogeneity on herd immunity to SARS-CoV-2; Interim SARS-CoV-2 Guidance and Recommendations for Farmed Mink and Other Mustelids; COVID-19 spikes in South Africa, Melbourne offer America clues ahead of winter 2020 Will the U.S., which has so far failed repeatedly to get ahead of COVID-19's spread, start paying attention in time?; Trends in Number and Distribution of COVID-19 Hotspot Counties — United States, March 8-July 15, 2020; This Is What Fueled California's Deadly COVID Outbreak, New Study Says MANY CORONAVIRUS DEATHS COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED IF THE STATE HAD BEEN BETTER PREPARED; SARS-CoV-2 Natural Transmission from Human to Cat, Belgium, March 2020; Dangerous Oleander Extract Not a COVID-19 Cure "That would definitely end up killing people";

    50 Top Legal Experts Find U.S. Policy Response to COVID-19 Dangerously Lacking, Recommend Steps to Safeguard Health, Civil and Human Rights; Cardiac Arrest Tracked Stages of Lockdown - Researchers blame delayed heart attack presentation; Coronavirus Doctors Battle Another Scourge: Misinformation; Physicians say they regularly treat people more inclined to believe what they read on Facebook than what a medical professional tells them; Visualizing Changes in Nitrogen Dioxide Levels During the COVID-19 Pandemic; COVID-19 hospitalizations analysis shows disparities across racial and ethnic groups; Coronavirus appears to thrive in dry air Australian study adds weight to hypothesis; Humidity is a consistent climatic factor contributing to SARS-CoV-2 transmission; Coronavirus is spreading in schools, but the federal government isn't keeping count. Researchers say the absence of a comprehensive accounting is hampering efforts to identify which safety practices can best protect students and teachers; Using a public restroom? Mask up! Flushing public restroom toilets or urinals can spew clouds of particles carrying viruses, including COVID-19; Aging heart cells offer clues to susceptibility of older people to severe COVID-19; Low humidity increases COVID-19 risk: Another reason to wear a mask Dry air could prompt further disease spread; Airborne viruses can spread on dust, non-respiratory particles; F.D.A.'s Emergency Approval of Blood Plasma Is Now on Hold; Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Mortality among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Initial Three-Month Experience; Maine CDC Investigates COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Wedding Reception in Millinocket; Nine COVID-19 Myths That Just Won't Go Away From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most persistent false claims about the pandemic; Unfriendly Skies: COVID-19 Transmission on a Plane - High above the clouds, small study finds airborne transmission might be possible; Michigan State And Notre Dame Suspend In-Person Learning Over COVID-19 Concerns;

    Sniffing Out Where Virus First Strikes in COVID-19” More context for why COVID-19 patients might lose sense of smell Op-Ed: Death Counts and Despair” Are we growing numb to the COVID carnage?; Some Coronavirus Patients Are Reporting Symptoms That Last Months. Nobody Knows Exactly How to Treat Them; COVID-19 and a loss of smell: Why the virus may hinder this sense A loss of smell can be caused by nasal congestion. But it happens in COVID-19 patients even without a stuffed-up nose; Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care; How to conserve your energy Practical advice for people during and after having COVID-19; COVID-19 Among American Indian and Alaska Native Persons -23 States, January 31–July 3, 2020; Homerton University Hospital. ACERS: Post COVID-19 patient information pack; The Remote Misses of COVID-19; How to conserve your energy. Practical advice for people during and after having COVID-19; COVID-19 deaths analyzed by race and ethnicity — APM Research Lab; These variables affect whether you live, die or get help during the pandemic; Even Covid-19 tests that aren't perfect can help control the pandemic; CMS Warns of COVID-19 Spike in Nursing Homes — One or two cases in a home can spread to half of its residents in a "matter of hours," CMS chief says; REPORT: Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Community Spread in Sun Belt States UPDATED AUGUST 17, 2020; Wildfire Smoke and COVID-19; How to report misinformation online; RESEARCH ARTICLE Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech; First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots; Daily surveillance of COVID-19 using the prospective space-time scan statistic in the United States; Blood clots and lung injuries found in patients who have died of COVID-19;

    COVID19Scan Interactive Web Map; Effect of Remdesivir vs Standard Care on Clinical Status at 11 Days in Patients With Moderate COVID-19 A Randomized Clinical Trial; What to Know About COVID-19 Tests, From PCR to Antigen to Antibody; What Is the Impact of the Current Pandemic on Stroke Care?; COVID-19: Severity and Characteristics In the Young; COVID-19: What Do We Know About Hypercoagulation?; Gaps in early surveillance of coronavirus led to record-breaking US trajectory; Inconsistencies in data presentation could harm efforts against COVID-19 New research shows broad array of different content, formats in data available on national public health institutes' websites; Genomic analysis reveals many animal species may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection; COVID-19 Associated With Some Components of Myocardial Injury-Research raises possibility of direct viral infection of the heart; Prone Positioning for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS); Two European patients re-infected with coronavirus; Smoking Gun Found for Virus in MIS-C Heart Damage Case — First case report documenting viral particles in the heart in MIS-C; COVID-19 Is Transmitted Through Aerosols. We Have Enough Evidence, Now It Is Time to Act; You can get reinfected with Covid-19 but still have immunity. Let's explain; No Data Behind CDC's Testing Guideline Change — Absent any evidence, experts speculate that supply shortages, politics influenced agency's decision; Going to a Public Disaster Shelter During the COVID-19 Pandemic; No Data Behind CDC's Testing Guideline Change” Absent any evidence, experts speculate that supply shortages, politics influenced agency's decision; Clinical Characteristics and Viral RNA Detection in Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the Republic of Korea; DA Warns Consumers About Hand Sanitizer Packaged in Food and Drink Containers; Key Cytokines May Help Predict Severity of COVID-19-Risk of death with higher levels of these cytokines was at least twofold, lab study shows; Depression Has Skyrocketed During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Says; University Of Arizona Prevented Coronavirus Outbreak On Campus By Testing Wastewater;

    Six feet might not be enough social distance to protect against the coronavirus, experts warn; SCHOOL REOPENING GUIDANCE FOR FAMILIES AND TEACHERS; How the Aging Immune System Makes Older People Vulnerable to Covid-19 As we age, the immune system begins to shift into a heightened state of alert, dialing up inflammation and running out of certain immune cells; Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?; The Real Reason Post-COVID Myocarditis Is a Worry; Long-Term Lung, Health Issues Common in COVID-19; US Mobility Trends During the Pandemic; To Test Spread of Coronavirus, These Scientists Put on a Concert; Q&A: Staying at hotels and accommodation establishments and COVID-19; In tiny llama antibodies, researchers see hope for a coronavirus treatment; Cloth masks do protect the wearer – breathing in less coronavirus means you get less sick; Sewage Testing on University Campus Identifies Asymptomatic Covid Cases; Brief Update on Initial Federal Response to the Pandemic; Quilting Cotton Face Masks Better Than Bandanas; How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Cancer Care, In 4 Charts; COVID-19 reinfection reported in Nevada patient, researchers say; Sleeping Through a Pandemic” Three distinct profiles of sleep changes seen in the general population; Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Among Frontline Health Care Personnel in a Multistate Hospital Network” 13 Academic Medical Centers, April-June 2020; Visualization shows face shields may not protect against COVID-19 spread; The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel's Statement on the Emergency Use Authorization of Convalescent Plasma for the Treatment of COVID-19; COVID-19 often goes undiagnosed in hospital workers; virus may impair heart functions; Consumers Have Adopted New Habits Since the Pandemic, but Don't Think They're All Here to Stay; COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Percent Positive; How "COVID fatigue" clouds judgment and endangers public health; How a Bus Ride Turned Into a Coronavirus Superspreader Event One-third of passengers aboard a bus were infected by a fellow passenger, scientists reported;

    Vaping Links to Covid Risk Are Becoming Clear; Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color; Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin; Does Your Blood Type Predict COVID-19 Severity?; Is COVID-19 Risk Linked to Blood Type?; Face-mask use in the United States A regularly surveyed representative sample of Americans¹ about their own use of face-masks² due to COVID-19 and their perception of whether 'their neighbors' are also wearing face masks; Mariposa County COVID-19 Dashboard; Homeless Man Shatters Windows of Chinatown Restaurants; Genome Data Help Track Community Spread of COVID-19; Clinical Outcomes in Young US Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19 9/2020; Regardless of Age, Obesity and Hypertension Increase Risks With COVID-19; Permanent Nerve Damage for Some COVID-19 Survivors; The 1918 flu is still with us: The deadliest pandemic ever is still causing problems today; Transmission Dynamics of COVID-19 Outbreaks Associated with Child Care Facilities” Salt Lake City, Utah, April-July 2020; Delay or Avoidance of Medical Care Because of COVID-19“Related Concerns” United States, June 2020;

    Community and Close Contact Exposures Associated with COVID-19 Among Symptomatic Adults 18 Years in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities” United States, July 2020; CDC: Dining Out Tied to Coronavirus Infection” Study suggests complete safety not possible with reopened restaurants; Anticoagulation Again Shown to Improve Survival in COVID-19 Patients; The Multiplicative Power of Masks; An Explorable Essay on How Masks Can End COVID-19; The coronavirus may have reached Los Angeles even before China announced its outbreak; Italy's Bergamo is calling back coronavirus survivors. About half say they haven't fully recovered; More than half a million children in the U.S. have had COVID-19 The new data are a "chilling reminder" to take the coronavirus seriously, one expert said; How To Protect Yourself From Coronavirus That Can Linger In The Air; Novel Coronavirus Reports; COVID Hypoxemia: Finally, an Explanation; COVID-19 and the Path to Immunity; For Long-Haulers, Covid-19 Takes a Toll on Mind as Well as Body makes you depressed, anxious that it's never going to go away.; U.K. Study Pinpoints Older Age and Blood Cancers as Predictors of COVID-19 Risk, Mortality;

    Post-COVID Heart Scans Without Symptoms: Not a Good Idea” Multidisciplinary group urges against general population screening; COVIDView.jpg COVID Data Tracker; COVID-19 Cases, Data, Surveillance' Trump officials interfered with CDC reports on Covid-19; The politically appointed HHS spokesperson and his team demanded and received the right to review CDC's scientific reports to health professionals; Manipulation of data Reporting; Political Appointees Meddled in C.D.C.˜Holiest of the Holy Health Reports; Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci Emails obtained by POLITICO show a top aide at the department dictating what the nation's top infections disease expert should say during media interviews; From doctors as patients: a manifesto for tackling persisting symptoms of covid-19; Texas officials change how the state reports positivity rate after testing backlogs skewed coronavirus data; West Coast wildfires heighten coronavirus risk; CDC: Most Kids Dying From Coronavirus Had Underlying Conditions" Enormous racial-ethnic disparities revealed as well; Most Kids Dying From Coronavirus Had Underlying Conditions” Enormous racial-ethnic disparities revealed as well; MMWR- COVID-19 Reports;

    COVID-19 Risk 10-Fold Higher for Opioid Abusers Substance use disorders in general tied to higher coronavirus hospitalization rates; Trump lied about science; What Is the Risk of Catching the Coronavirus on a Plane?; CDC: Kids Catch Coronavirus and Give It to Their Parents” So much for "kids get COVID, but they don't spread it"' Report: Trump Officials Altering CDC Scientific Reports To Fit Covid-19 Coronavirus Message; The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in Europe and North America; Echocardiography Reveals Myocardial Injury in MIS-C Associated With COVID-19; The Risk Of Severe COVID-19 Within Households Of School Employees And School-Age Children; Holiday Celebrations; U.S. coronavirus map: What do the trends mean for you?; The Straight Poop on Tracking COVID-19 in Communities” More evidence for wastewater as another epidemiological tool to monitor outbreaks; Updated CDC guidance acknowledges coronavirus can spread through the air; Low-cost, frequent COVID-19 screening of asymptomatic people could decrease infections, deaths and be cost-effective; Thousands of passengers on commercial flights may have been exposed to coronavirus in 2020, CDC says; Substance use disorders linked to COVID-19 susceptibility; The Latest COVID-19 Phishing Attacks to be Aware of (Plus 21+ ; Finding Effective Treatments for COVID-19 Scientific Integrity and Public Confidence in a Time of Crisis; T cells take the lead in controlling SARS-CoV-2 and reducing COVID-19 disease severity;

    Finding may help explain why people 65 and above face a higher risk of falling critically ill with COVID-19; Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss; Change in Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 Over 60 Days Among Health Care Personnel in Nashville, Tennessee; SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized Pregnant Women: Reasons for Admission and Pregnancy Characteristics — Eight U.S. Health Care Centers, March 1–May 30, 2020; CDC: More Than Half of Pregnant Women With COVID-19 Lacked Symptoms; Vindicated Covid-19 models warn pandemic is far from over Modelers have watched with a mixture of horror and frustration as their projections of the pandemic's evolution have come to fruition; Public Health Experts Worried About Possible COVID-19 Data Manipulation; Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19; Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next; Changing Age Distribution of the COVID-19 Pandemic” United States, May-August 2020; Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With and Without COVID-19; Transmission of 2019-nCoV Infection from an Asymptomatic Contact in Germany; Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy; Johns Hopkins's coronavirus tracker has become a gold standard, but its creators say many miss the real story; National mandate on mask-wearing could work better than lockdowns, new report suggests "A national mask mandate could increase U.S. face mask usage by statistically significant and economically large amounts," the report concluded; Homemade masks can work, physics suggests But don’t expect a bandana to do the job; Far-UVC light safely kills airborne coronaviruses, study finds;

  • Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Onset; Education and exercise may determine early start of diabetes and hypertension;; Better Evidence that Fruits, Veggies, Whole Grains Lower Diabetes Risk; Converting SL units to conventional units;
  • Epidemiology A- L China closes tourist spots in Inner Mongolia after bubonic plague case; Two cases of bubonic plague prompt crack down on marmot hunting; 10 Secrets of Epidemiologists; How to Think Like an Epidemiologist; ;
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  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about...;Perseid Meteor Shower Visualization; ;
  • Favorite Movie Sites Godzilla was a metaphor for Hiroshima, and Hollywood whitewashed it; 150 Essential Sci-fi Movies to Watch Now; 100 Top Grossing Movies of All Time;
  • Favorite Music Sites 30 Years Later: The Great Milli Vanilli Hoax ; Meet the People Who Inspired Some of the Most Beautiful Songs Ever; The 60 Greatest Motown Songs of All Time;
  • Fitness Aerobic exercise could have the final say on fatty livers; What Happens to Your Body When You Walk 10,000 Steps Every Single Day; The (Many) Benefits of a Cardio Workout. From less pain to a better sex life, cardio fitness does a lot for you; ;
  • Health Education Resources LI> Healthy People 2030 Healthy People 2030 Framework; How has Healthy People changed?; Browse Objectives; Objectives and Data; Browse Evidence-Based Resources; About Healthy People 2030; Leading Health Indicators; Social Determinants of Health; Data Sources; Healthy People 2030: HHS Prioritizes Socioeconomic Disparities, Overall Well-Being - New national health goals for the next decade
  • Infectious Diseases coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever); Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Childhood Diseases Often More Dangerous in Adults 7;
  • Infectious Diseases China closes tourist spots in Inner Mongolia after bubonic plague case; Two cases of bubonic plague prompt crack down on marmot hunting;Annual Report of Animal Contact Outbreaks Surveillance for Outbreaks of Enteric Disease Associated with Animal Contact: Summary for 2017 ;
  • Kids Health Approach to bullying and victimization; Indicators of bullying and victimization;;
  • Maternal Child Health Pink Book Series - Immunization CE; Genetic Services: Information on Genetic Counselor and Medical Geneticist Workforces; 2020 Childhood & Adult Immunization Schedules; 2020 Childhood & Adult Immunization Schedules Digital and print versions of schedules for healthcare professionals; 2020 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years) Parent-Friendly Version; Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Confirmed Acute Flaccid Myelitis, United States, 2018; Genetic Services:
  • Nutrition Resources FDA and consumers might go forcell-based seafood label; Food Safety During Power Outage; Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save It and When to Throw It Out; ;
  • Association of Weight Loss Between Early Adulthood and Midlife With All-Cause Mortality Risk in the US; Trends in Obesity Prevalence by Race and Hispanic Origin—1999-2000 to 2017-2018; Effect of a 6-month vegan low-carbohydrate (‘Eco-Atkins) diet on cardiovascular risk factors and body weight in hyperlipidaemic adults: a randomised controlled trial; Childhood Obesity Healthcare;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Pink Book Series - Immunization CE ;
  • Public Health Data Characteristics of Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids and Stimulants” 24 States and the District of Columbia, January-June 2019; Drug Overdose Deaths;
  • Public Health DataSevere Maternal Morbidity in the United States; ;
  • Public Health Practice Developing Primary Care“Based Recommendations for Social Determinants of Health: Methods of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Brain Cells Can Harbor and Spread HIV Virus to the Body; Gender Differences in Binge Drinking;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Certain Forever Chemicals Tied to Early Menopause; Earlier menopause could significantly impact overall health and quality of life, expert says ;Boron nitride destroys PFAS forever chemicals PFOA, GenX; Pollutant-destroying properties surprise engineer: 'It's not supposed to work'; Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke; Homeowner's and Renter's Guide to Mold Cleanup After Disasters; The Philippines Fault; An old, dangerous drug has made a comeback with a new generation of users Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, or GHB, is making a comeback as a new generation of recreational users rediscovers it through online marketplaces; Kids Exposed to Cannabis In Utero Face Higher Risk of Autism "Another piece of the puzzle" of how marijuana use affects childhood outcomes; Cal Fire Tracker; California Fire Map & Tracker; Association of Depression With Past-Month Cannabis Use Among US Adults Aged 20 to 59 Years, 2005 to 2016; Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials; WILDFIRE SMOKE FACTSHEET Prepare for Fire Season; Association Between Bisphenol A Exposure and Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in US Adults; Creating and Storing an Emergency Water Supply; Food Safety During Power Outage; Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save It and When to Throw It Out; Emergency Preparedness for People With Chronic Diseases; Making Water Safe in an Emergency; PFOS, PFOA, AND OTHER FLUOROCHEMICALS; Climate Change Increases Threat of Fire to U.S. West; New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States; Toxicant Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT); Think you have chemical intolerance? Answer 3 questions; Think you have chemical intolerance? Answer three questions COVID-19 disinfectants, wildfire smoke and mold endanger chemically susceptible individuals; new brief inventory can help identify those at risk; Quick Environmental Exposure and Sensitivity Inventory (QEESI); BREESI©; QEESI©;
  • Public Health Sites H-L: Be aware of kidney damaging foods; What You Should Know About Albuminuria (Proteinuria); Renal Angiomyolipoma: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; ;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Mental Health Disparities: Diverse Populations; 8 Reasons Racial and Ethnic Minorities Receive Less Mental Health Treatment; Learn About Mental Health; The Psychopathology and Neuroanatomical Markers of Depression in Early Psychosis;;
  • Research Resources on the Net Garbage in, garbage out: Data science, meet evidence-based medicine Did you ever wonder how data is used in the medical industry? The picture that emerges by talking to the experts leaves a lot to be desired; How to "Do Your Own Research" on Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19;
  • Resources for Health Professionals How to "Do Your Own Research" on Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19 ;
  • Senior Health Multivitamin, mineral supplement linked to less-severe, shorter-lasting illness symptoms ;
  • Outdoor Light Linked with Teens’ Sleep and Mental Health; Sleep and Alcohol Use in Women; Medical Errors Climb After Daylight Saving Time Switch; Sleep medicine academy calls for DST to be abolished; Study finds that sleep restriction amplifies anger;
  • GAO - E-cigarettes ; Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults; 3 Reasons Why Smoking the Hookah is Harmful This tobacco trend is toxic for teens; E-cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2020; Surgeon General's Advisory on E-cigarette Use Among Youth; Protecting Young People From E-cigarettes; Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults; EVALI Hospitalizations Occurred Years Before 2019 Outbreak — Findings likely underestimate true early prevalence of vaping illness; Vaping linked with heart problems; Association of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Use With Cigarette Smoking Relapse Among Former Smokers in the United States;
  • US Government Statistics Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2019; Fertility, mortality, migration, and population scenarios for 195 countries and territories from 2017 to 2100: a forecasting analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study; Correctional Populations in the United States, 2017-2018; Criminal Victimization, 2018;
  • Useful Sites Report Scams and Frauds ;
  • Web Resources Predicting your personality from your smartphone data;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 6) Key takeaways on Americans’ views of and experiences with dating and relationships; 7 Modern Life Habits That Can Be Incredibly Bad For Your Brain Health;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (13 - 18) Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women's Preventive Services Initiative;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Certain Forever Chemicals Tied to Early Menopause; Earlier menopause could significantly impact overall health and quality of life, expert says; Apgar Score Offers Prognostic Info for Neonatal Survival; Study challenges idea that scoring is of limited use in preterm infants; Alcohol and Liver Function in Women; Contraception; Some Antidepressants Tied to Very Specific Birth Defects Venlafaxine associated with highest number of defects, but further research is needed;
  • Women's Health Issues Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Girls and Women; The Endocrine System and Alcohol Drinking in Females; Treatment Interventions for Women With Alcohol Use Disorder;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke; Effects of Alcohol on the Cardiovascular System in Women;
  • Writing How to fight lies, tricks,and chaosonline The Breaking News Consumer's Handbook

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All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

  • Academic Resources Enrolling in health education courses may help change student's beliefs about stress;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography The Girl Who Lived Twice;
  • Mortality due to cancer treatment delay: systematic review and meta-analysis; Why Is Colorectal Cancer Rising Rapidly Among Young Adults?; Major Birth Defects Tied to Cancer Risk Into Adulthood-Overall, patients with cancer had a 74% higher likelihood of also having a birth defect;
  • Chronic Disease Index Do Good Lifestyle Choices Prevent CKD and CVD?;
  • Heart Cell Atlas; American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists released a new algorithm for the management of dyslipidemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease;
  • Fracking Linked to Heart Failure Trouble — Study points to cardiovascular effects of unconventional natural gas extraction;
  • Chinese Culture 'A sad and glorious history': One of NYC's last Chinese hand laundries closes ; Chinatown, Resilient and Proud; The mental health toll of being a 'model minority' in 2020. Especially when you talk about the invisibility of some of their issues, in a sense, it's almost a self-fulfilling prophecy, psychologist Richelle Concepcion said;
  • Average Daily Rate of COVID-19 Cases Among Persons Living in Community Settings per 100,000 Population By Town; Healthy Connecticut 2025 Healthy People in Healthy, Equitable Connecticut Communities;
  • Washing Masks; Dermatologic Issues and COVID-19; COVID-19 can affect the heart; Carriers of two genetic mutations at greater risk for illness and death from COVID-19. Researchers recommend population-wide screening for detecting mutation carriers; Travel During COVID-19; Weather impact on airborne coronavirus survival; Statins reduce COVID-19 severity, likely by removing cholesterol that virus uses to infect; During pandemic, racism puts additional stress on Asian Americans; Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends; A vaccine by early 2021, a steady decline in cases by next fall and back to normal in a few years—11 top experts look into the future; COVID-19 spurs anxious, upsetting dreams - Women especially affected, studies show; Asian Americans most likely to live in multigenerational homes. How Covid has taken a toll; "I think many of us come from cultures where putting family and community before yourself is highly valued."; COVID-19 safety: Tips for restaurants, salons and the gym; COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children United States, March September 19, 2020; As Europe's Coronavirus Cases Rise, So Do Voices Crying Hoax; Nine in ten recovered COVID-19 patients experience side-effects - study; Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in COVID-19: an international cohort study of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry;

    A Theory About Conspiracy Theories - In a new study, psychologists tried to get a handle on the personality types that might be prone to outlandish beliefs; Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states; COVID-19 transmission – learning how to protect yourself and others; COVID-19 Can Damage Hearts of Some College Athletes; Behind the White House Effort to Pressure the C.D.C. on School Openings; Documents and interviews show how senior officials sought to play down the risks of sending children back to the classroom, alarming public health experts; U.S. Coronavirus Rates Are Rising Fast Among Children; Children and COVID-19: State-Level Data Report; US Coronavirus Cases and Deaths; Track COVID-19 data daily by state and county; Experimental infection of domestic dogs and cats with SARS-CoV-2: Pathogenesis, transmission, and response to reexposure in cats; Recent Increase in COVID-19 Cases Reported Among Adults Aged 18–22 Years — United States, May 31-September 5, 2020. MMWR; Multiple COVID-19 Clusters on a University Campus — North Carolina, August 2020; Donald Trump Is the 'Single Largest Driver' of COVID Misinformation, Study Says; Why are Americans so confused about Covid-19? Blame Trump, Cornell study says; Tracking Covid-19 infections among President Trump's contacts; What we know about the Covid-19 status of those who have been around the president recently; Rose Garden announcement of Supreme Court nominee potential 'super spreader' event, with Trump plus six others getting COVID; Tracing Trump's movements: A timeline of the days leading up to his COVID diagnosis; A review of his public schedule shows several possible "super-spreader" events;

    Mask Mandate Exemptions Put Pulmonary Patients at Risk — Exemptions aren't evidence based, respiratory group says; COVID-19: What Is the Primary Route of Transmission?; US most likely to reach COVID-19 herd immunity in second half of 2021; Pandemic death toll is far higher than 200,000 in the US; COVID-19 Antibodies Lasted At Least 4 Months in Icelandic Study -But does this prevent reinfection?; Corticosteroids; COVID-19: How Long Do Symptoms Last?; Charting a Coronavirus Infection; Trump has been the biggest source of Covid-19 misinformation, study finds The President of the United States was likely the largest driver of the COVID-19 misinformation infodemic.; CDC finally acknowledges airborne COVID-19 spread, for real this time; How COVID-19 Spreads; COVID-19 - a global pandemic. What do we know about SARS-CoV-2 andCOVID-19? 05 June 2020; Nearly One-Third of Covid Patients in Study Had Altered Mental State; COVID-19 ICU Patients Have High Risk of Clots; Who infected President Trump? This genetics tool could easily pinpoint the source; If White House officials want to find the origin of its outbreak, they could use viral genomics to identify a source and a location. But time is quickly running out; COVID-19 (coronavirus) in babies and children; Face masks: what the data say; What We Know So Far About Masks and Coronavirus; Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing; Coronavirus Safety Runs Into a Stubborn Barrier: Masculinity. When political leaders suggest basic precautions appear unmanly, men are less likely to follow health and safety advice, experts say; Nine Days in Wuhan, the Ground Zero of the Coronavirus Pandemic;

    Human Coronavirus Types; As Their Numbers Grow, COVID-19 Long Haulers Stump Experts; 2019-novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facts & Misconceptions (Multilingual); Debunking COVID-19 (coronavirus) myths; The Coronavirus May Be Adrift in Indoor Air, C.D.C. Acknowledges; Covid-19 superspreader events emerge as focus of concern The White House cluster is the kind of incident that infectious disease experts are focusing on as a crucial way to understand how the coronavirus spreads; The Coronavirus Unveiled; COVID-10 Global Tracker; Even 'mild' Covid-19 can be a lengthy, challenging illness; Anticoagulation for Sickest COVID-19 Patients: Tread Carefully - ASH recommendations on preventing blood clots in COVID-19; Characteristics Associated with Adults Remembering to Wash Hands in Multiple Situations Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, October 2019 and June 2020;

    SARS-CoV-2 Matter Found in Autopsied Brain Tissue - But neuropathological changes are likely immune-mediated, findings suggest; Long-term Health Consequences of COVID-19; Transmission Dynamics by Age Group in COVID-19 Hotspot Counties - United States, April-September 2020; Novel coronavirus can last 28 days on glass, currency, Australian study finds. "It really reinforces the importance of washing hands and sanitizing where possible," said the study's lead researcher Shane Riddell; 6 feet may not keep musicians safe during the pandemic; Factors Influencing Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Among Young Adults Aged 18–23 Years - Winnebago County, Wisconsin, March-July 2020. MMWR; Excess Deaths From COVID-19 and Other Causes, March-July 2020; Media trust correlated with COVID-19 prevention behaviors, study finds; People use, trust different COVID-19 information sources depending on gender, age, and other factors - Traditional media and government are leading sources of information, but trust in government has declined; Dutch woman dies after catching Covid-19 twice, the first reported reinfection death; Genomic evidence for reinfection with SARS-CoV-2: a case study;

    Coronavirus Reinfections Are Real but Very, Very Rare; First Documented Coronavirus Reinfection Reported in Hong Kong; Living with Covid19 Published on 15 October 2020 doi: 10.3310/themedreview_41169; A dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid); Coronavirus: 'Long Covid could be four different syndromes'; What counts as a superspreader event?; Early COVID-19 Cases in Southern California Linked to New York; Misinformation During a Pandemic; Researchers Blast 'Dangerous' COVID-19 Herd Immunity Strategy — "Practically impossible and highly unethical," group argues; Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now; More Evidence Points to Role of Blood Type in COVID-19 - Two studies find ties to infection susceptibility, severity, but with caveats; Why understanding superspreaders is key to controlling COVID-19; Superspreading and the effect of individual variation on disease emergence; Clustering and superspreading potential of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Hong Kong; Aerosol emission and superemission during human speech increase with voice loudness; Race, Ethnicity, and Age Trends in Persons Who Died from COVID-19 — United States, May-August 2020; Sewage From Toilet in Chinese City Infected Six People with Coronavirus in First Known Case of Its Kind;

    Sewage as a Possible Transmission Vehicle During a Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak in a Densely populated Community: Guangzhou, China, April 2020; Efficacy of masks and face coverings in controlling outward aerosol particle emission from expiratory activities; With the holidays coming, Covid cases likely to surge during 'six weeks of superspreader events'; Will the COVID-19 Virus Become Endemic?; COVID-19 lockdowns in China, Europe averted tens of thousands of premature deaths related to air pollution, study finds; A rare Covid-19 complication was reported in children. Now, it's showing up in adults. "This needs to be in the forefront of every intensive care unit physician's mind," said one expert; An Outbreak of COVID-19 Associated with a Recreational Hockey Game — Florida, June 2020; COVID-19 linked to sudden hearing loss; Why COVID-19 kills some people and spares others. Here's what scientists are finding; Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates; The inside story of how Trump COVID-19 coordinator undermined the world's top health agency; Inside the Fall of the CDC; A Glossary of Key Terms;

    Prognostic Tool May Improve COVID-19 Management - MuLBSTA scores tied to clinical worsening, mortality; MuLBSTA Score for Viral Pneumonia Mortality; Potential Life Lost The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds; State of the Facts 2020: COVID-19; The Pandemic's Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It's Not Just From the Coronavirus; NCI Serological Sciences Network for COVID-19 (SeroNet); Persistence and decay of human antibody responses to the receptor binding domain of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in COVID-19 patients; Persistence of serum and saliva antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 spike antigens in COVID-19 patients; What reinfections mean for COVID-19; Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide; COVID-19: 24/7 Parenting; Order to Reclassify Civil Service Posts Will Compromise Responses to Public Health Threats; COVID-19 anxiety linked to body image issues; Do Masks On Plane Flights Really Cut Your Risk Of Catching COVID-19?; Average Daily Rate of COVID-19 Cases Among Persons Living in Community Settings per 100,000 Population By Town;

    Preventing the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 With Masks and Other Low-tech Interventions; Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the Body, not Virus; Covid-19 super-spreading events play outsized role in overall disease transmission; Random effects key to containing epidemics; COVID-19 interventions can cut virus infections, severe outcomes, and healthcare needs; 'So frustrating': Grave missteps seen in US virus response; COVID-19Settings - Tracking superspreader events around the world; Coronavirus spreads quickly among household members, CDC report finds The report noted that the age of the index patient didn't matter — adults, children and teens all spread the virus to others in their households; United States COVID-19 Coronavirus Case Tracker; Hospital Traces COVID Cluster to Break Room - 15 employees of Holyoke Medical Center fall ill after eating together; Pregnant Women Face Increased Risks From Covid-19; Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ How do vaccines work?; How are vaccines developed?; Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Viral Shedding in Pediatric Patients Infected With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Under the Surface; Covid-19: Viral Shedding Lasts Weeks in Some Children;

    COVID-19 Neurological Symptoms Emerging in Most Patients; Covid-19: First Case of Reinfection Reported In U.S. ”May Have Implications for Vax Dev; COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans Mental Health — Slurs perpetuated online, in-person become everyday reality for many families, survey reveals; Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid Patients; U.S. reports world record of more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases in single day; Internal Documents Reveal COVID-19 Hospitalization Data The Government Keeps Hidden; The Effects of Large Group Meetings on the Spread of COVID-19: The Case of Trump Rallies; Add Skin Conditions to COVID-19 Long-Hauler Effects - Persistence beyond 60 days in some cases, especially with pernio/chilblains; Denmark Will Kill All Farmed Mink, Citing Coronavirus Infections, Government officials said on Wednesday that a mutation in the virus could interfere with vaccine effectiveness in humans; COVID-19 is making tinnitus worse, new study finds. New research also indicates that hearing loss could be 'long COVID' symptom; Telework Before Illness Onset Among Symptomatic Adults Aged ≥18 Years With and Without COVID-19 in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities — United States, July 2020; Clots, Strokes And Rashes. Is COVID-19 A Disease Of The Blood Vessels?;

    Denmark finds 214 people with mink-related coronavirus; WHO looks at mink farm biosecurity globally after Danish coronavirus cases; COVID-19: Are There Far-Reaching Cardiac Complications?; Are Some Face Masks More Effective Than Others?; COVID-Related Strokes Especially Severe, Result in Worse Outcomes; Cardiac Echoes Reveal COVID's Toll on the Heart -Retrospective study suggests utility of TTE in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection and myocardial injury; Chinese-American Families Treated Badly During COVID-19 -One in two surveyed parents and children agreed that the media perpetuated sinophobia; Children Produce Weaker Coronavirus Antibodies, Study Finds; Scientists Have Uncovered the Likely Cause of a Serious COVID-19 Symptom: Blood Clotting; Declines in SARS-CoV-2 Transmission, Hospitalizations, and Mortality After Implementation of Mitigation Measures” Delaware, March June 2020; Characteristics of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Discharged and Experiencing Same-Hospital Readmission - United States, March-August 2020; 'Two-way street': CDC report says masks protect wearers and everyone else "Adopting universal masking policies can help avert future lockdowns," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.; Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2; Can Autoimmune Antibodies Explain Blood Clots in COVID-19?;

    As Their Numbers Grow, COVID-19 Long Haulers Stump Experts; COVID-19 Tied to New Psych Diagnoses; Pessimism & Bipolar Disorder — News and commentary from the psychiatry world; Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2; Life after COVID hospitalization: Study shows major lasting effects on health, work and more Death, rehospitalization, and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances seen in many patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals; Smell and taste changes provide early indication of COVID-19 community spread; This interactive tool figures out your COVID-19 risk of attending an event; COVID-19 Bed Occupancy Projection Tool; 'Breakthrough finding' reveals why certain Covid-19 patients die Research shows Covid-19 patients with life-threatening illness have antibodies that disable key immune system proteins called interferons; How WHO is working to track down the animal reservoir of the SARS-CoV-2 virus; Prothrombotic autoantibodies in serum from patients hospitalized with COVID-19; High Prevalence of Pericardial Involvement in College Student-Athletes Recovering From COVID-19; Asian people are TWICE as likely to have a stroke if they have Covid-19, study claims; Multiple COVID-19 Outbreaks Linked to a Wedding Reception in Rural Maine — August 7–September 14, 2020; Science Denial and COVID Conspiracy Theories; Potential Neurological Mechanisms and Possible Responses; SARS-CoV-2 relative found lurking in frozen bats from Cambodia; ICU doctor warns 'this is what you'll see at the end of your life' if Covid precautions aren't taken; No evidence for increased transmissibility from recurrent mutations in SARS-CoV-2; A new playbook: COVID-19, athletes hearts and return to play; GO VIRAL! is a 5-minute game that helps protect you against COVID-19 misinformation; Their Teeth Fell Out. Was It Another Covid-19 Consequence?; COVID-19 infection combined with blood clots worsens patient outcomes, study finds; COVID-19 reveals how obesity harms the body in real time; Individuals with obesity and COVID-19: A global perspective on the epidemiology and biological relationships; Thromboembolism risk of COVID-19 is high and associated with a higher risk of mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis; Don't blame the weather for fall COVID-19 spikes; The interplay of movement and spatiotemporal variation in transmission degrades pandemic control;

    Diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of COVID-19 brain complications; Study reveals how smoking worsens COVID-19 infection in the airways; Studies focus on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in domestic cats, pigs; World Mask Week aims to inspire global movement to wear face coverings in public to help stem exponential spread of COVID-19; 50 million world Covid-19 cases: The biggest outbreaks, explained, The actual toll is likely much higher. Here's how some of the worst outbreaks spread; COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a 10-Day Motorcycle Rally in a Neighboring State - Minnesota, August-September 2020; Mysteries of COVID Smell Loss Finally Yield Some Answers, Explanations begin to arise at the molecular level for this vexing but commonplace symptom; The Coronavirus Is Airborne Indoors. Why Are We Still Scrubbing Surfaces?; W.H.O. Rejects Antiviral Drug Remdesivir as a Covid Treatment; COVID-19 in a Correctional Facility Employee Following Multiple Brief Exposures to Persons with COVID-19 — Vermont, July-August 2020; Is There a Link Between Vitamin D and COVID Risk?; Can Type of Cancer Affect COVID-19 Outcomes?; Common Coronavirus Mutation May Actually Make COVID-19 More Susceptible to a Vaccine; U.K. Study Ties COVID-19 to Worse Stroke Outcomes -Unlike previous reports, stroke patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection not more likely to be younger and men; Masks Work. Really. We'll Show You How; COVID-19 highlights risks of wildlife trade; MMR vaccine could protect against COVID-19, study shows; Superspreading Events in the U.S.; Covid-19:Viral Shedding From Virus Can Be Prolonged, But Infection Window is Not; Pediatrics and COVID-19; COVID Heart Autopsies Point More to Clot Damage Than Myocarditis - Results bolster case for anticoagulation in hospitalized patients; A case study of extended in-flight transmission of SARS-CoV-2 en route to Aotearoa New Zealand; A large national outbreak of COVID-19 linked to air travel, Ireland, summer 2020; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control An agency of the European Union; Face masks slow spread of COVID-19; types of masks, length of use matter Pandemic could be stopped if at least 70 percent of the public wore face masks consistently; Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says; COVID-19: Urgent Actions Needed to Better Ensure an Effective Federal Response; Cancer Patient With COVID Sheds Virus For 2 Months - Isolation protocols for immunocompromised people may need rethink 80% of COVID Patients Have Neurological Symptoms; More people have died from Covid-19 than in the past 5 flu seasons combined. And coronavirus is much more contagious;

    Here's why Denmark culled 17 million minks and now plans to dig up their buried bodies. The Covid mink crisis, explained; Connecticut COVID Data Sources; Already had the coronavirus? You could get it again. Reinfection reports are still rare but steadily growing around the world, and they're likely underreported; Long-Term Sequelae of COVID-19; Currently Hospitalized; Summary of Guidance for Public Health Strategies to Address High Levels of Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Related Deaths, December 2020; Common Investigation Protocol for Investigating Suspected SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection; COVID-19 Data Dictionary: Common Investigation Protocol; SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection Case Investigation Form; COVID-19 Outbreak Among a University's Men's and Women's Soccer Teams — Chicago, Illinois, July-August 2020; When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again; How 700 Epidemiologists Are Living Now, and What They Think Is Next; Long-Term Effects of COVID-19; How Do You Distinguish COVID-19 From Flu in Kids?; When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?; Delirium May Be Initial COVID-19 Symptom in Older Adults-Should be included in CDC's symptom profiles, researchers suggest; People with rare autoimmune diseases at increased risk of dying during COVID-19 pandemic; Blood Cancers and COVID-19: 'A Medically Vulnerable' Group — Patients with hematologic malignancies and SARS-CoV-2 face higher risks for infection, death; Certain People with Blood Cancers and COVID-19 Infection Vulnerable to Severe Illness, Death; The Swiss Cheese Model of Pandemic Defense; The Swiss Cheese Respiratory Virus Defence;

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  • Infectious Diseases Scarlet fever is making a comeback. Bacterial 'clone' could be to blame;
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  • Maternal Child Health Childhood Abuse Leaves 'Devastating Impact' on Adults - Sicker, poorer, less educated, and likely to die sooner :
  • Nutrition Resources Intratrial Exposure to Vitamin D and New-Onset Diabetes Among Adults With Prediabetes: A Secondary Analysis From the Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) Study; Vitamin D;How to Choose and Use Healthy Cooking Oils ; As Biotech Crops Lose Their Power, Scientists Push For New Restrictions; U.S. News Best Diets: How We Rated 35 Eating Plans; Dangerous Side Effects of Drinking Soda Every Day, According to Science Studies prove having a can or more a day is likely the culprit behind many of your health woes;
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  • Public Health Data HIV Mortality 2018; Trends in Diagnosis of HIV Infection, Linkage to Medical Care, and Viral Suppression Among Men Who Have Sex with Men, by Race/Ethnicity and Age - 33 Jurisdictions, United States, 2014-2018;
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  • Increasing sleep time after trauma could ease ill effects; Researchers identify how night-shift work causes internal clock confusion. Cell secretions during shift changes disrupt body clock alignment and raise risk of health issues; Governments Worldwide Consider Ditching Daylight Saving Time A pushback has arisen to seasonal clock changes that affect mood, sleep and general well-being; How Technology Affects Your Sleep; Is Daylight Saving Time Contributing to Medical Errors?; Most Americans Want to End Seasonal Time Changes;
  • Social Media How Social Media Is Making You Sad, According to Science; How to Stop Social Media Envy From Taking Over Your Life;
  • he Road to Vaping: E-cigarette-Only Susceptibility & Curiosity Among Adolescents; New Study Finds Largest Population Increase Among U.S. Adult Electronic Cigarette Users is in Younger Adults That Have Never Smoked Combustible Cigarettes; Does Smoking Affect Risk for Aneurysm in Women? ; Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Youth Vaping: What Providers Need to Know; Adolescent Vaping: The New National Addiction Crisis; E-cigarette use associated with increased risk for respiratory conditions; Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Incident Respiratory Conditions Among US Adults From 2013 to 2018; Get the Latest Facts on Teen E-Cigarette Use;
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  • Web Resources Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center released a joint Ransomware Guide; Understanding Malware: 10 Common Types You Should Know About;
  • Women's Health Issues Does Smoking Affect Risk for Aneurysm in Women?; Alcohol's Unique Effects on Cognition in Women: A 2020 (Re)view to Envision Future Research and Treatment; The Role of Stress, Trauma, and Negative Affect in Alcohol Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorder in Women;
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  • Academic Resources Depression, Anxiety, Loneliness Are Peaking in College Students. Nationwide study, co-led by BU researcher Sarah Ketchen Lipson, reveals a majority of students say mental health has impacted their academic performance; Health and Academics;
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  • Why patients with cancer spread to the liver have worse outcomes The liver siphons critical immune cells to render immunotherapy ineffective; radiation to the liver may block this process; Study Suggests a Link between Stress and Cancer Coming Back; Intensity not paramount for physical training during cancer therapy; An Update on Cancer Deaths in the United States; Genetics of Renal Cell Carcinoma (PDQ)Health Professional Version; Cancer survivors face elevated heart disease risk;
  • Chronic Disease Index This is how your birth month could affect your long term health; Study Finds How Your Birth Month Affects Your Health;
  • More Processed Foods, More Cardiovascular Problems - Study suggests benefits of curbing ultra-processed food intake;
  • Congenital heart disease in adults; Drinks, Drugs and Smokes Spell Early Heart Disease - Amphetamines, cannabis, and cocaine posed the greatest ASCVD risk in the young;
  • Chinese Culture Learn Chinese History; Descendants Of Chinese Laborers Reclaim Railroad's History; Coronavirus: Chinatown Stories By Grace Young; 147 Minutes With the Accidental Voice for Chinatown When COVID-19 arrived, Grace Young knew what she had to do; Anger And Fear As Asian American Seniors Targeted In Bay Area Attacks; The long history of anti-Asian hate in America, explained. Anti-Asian racism is nothing new in America. The pandemic, and Trump, just made it worse; Atlanta spa shooting suspect's 'bad day' defense, and America's sexualized racism problem;
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  • Fitness MET Chart ; What a Brief Jog Can Do for Your Brain; Just 15 minutes of movement is all it takes; Physical Activity Guidelines for School-Aged Children and Adolescents;
  • Free SoftwareThe 10 Safest Free Software Download Sites for Windows. Many software download sites are loaded with malware. Here are the safest sites you can trust when you need free software downloads;
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  • Infectious Diseases Surveillance for West Nile Virus Disease - United States, 2009-2018; A 300-Year-Old Tale Of One Woman's Quest To Stop A Deadly Virus;
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  • Blood vessel cells implicated in chronic inflammation of obesity; Brown fat associated with less heart and metabolic disease;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Western Region Public Health Training Center;
  • Public Health Data HIV and African American Gay and Bisexual Men;
  • Public Health Practice Technology Assessment Design Handbook; WHO SMART guidelines: optimising country-level use of guideline recommendations in the digital age;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Treatment for Youth and Young Adults with Mood Disorders and other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-occurring Substance Use; Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders; Should Your Cocktail Carry a Cancer Warning?; Alcohol metabolised in brain, not liver, Blame metabolites in the brain for drunk shambling;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Microplastics revealed in the placentas of unborn babies. Health impact is unknown but scientists say particles may cause long-term damage to foetuses ; The poison found in everyone, even unborn babies – and who is responsible for it, Chemicals called PFAS and PFOS known as forever chemicals are in the blood of virtually every person on the planet. And they will only accumulate; The 2008–2018 Summit Lava Lake at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii; Kilauea's 2008-2018 Summit Lava LakeChronology and Eruption Insights; Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration; New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States; Tectonic timelapse Future of the human climate niche; Older Driver Safety and Cannabis Use; Opium as a carcinogen: A systematic review and meta-analysis; Eight Ways Chemical Pollutants Harm the Body; Air pollution: The silent killer called PM 2.5; Vaping Marijuana Causes More Lung Damage Than Vaping or Smoking Nicotine; UCSF Study Finds Evidence of 55 Chemicals Never Before Reported in People; Melting glaciers contribute to Alaska earthquakes;
  • Public Health Sites H-L: Inflammation;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Reality is constructed by your brain. Here's what that means, and why it matters. What the science of visual illusions can teach us about our polarized world; How to turn everyday stress into optimal stress;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999-2019; Throat Cancer's Link to Oral Sex: What You Should Know; Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures Fact Sheet;
  • Research Resources on the Net6 Ways to Use Twitter as a Research Tool;
  • Search Engines Index 7 Underground Torrent Sites for Getting Uncensored Content - You need specialized search engines to find legal torrents, foreclosed houses, public records, and even UFOs. Enter the dark web; 10 Little-Known Corners of the Deep Web You Might Actually Like. The dark web has a bad reputation, but there are some really useful dark web sites you might want to check out;
  • Senior Health Outwitting the Grim Reaper, Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin on how to age successfully; 10 Useful iPhone Tips for Seniors; Vaccines for older adults; The Importance of Delirium and Delirium Prevention in Older Adults During Lockdowns;
  • E-Cigarettes, as Consumer Products, Do Not Help People Quit Smoking, Study Finds; Young adults who vape cannabis are more likely to experience cough, bronchitis and wheezing, study finds; Assessment of Nicotine and Cannabis Vaping and Respiratory Symptoms in Young Adults; More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco; Dependency-related emotions differ in cigarette users vs. e-cigarette/cigarette dual users; Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Adults: United States, 2015–2018; What is Zyn and what are oral nicotine pouches?; Quitting Smoking With Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know;
  • US Government Statistics Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit; Race and Ethnicity of Violent Crime Offenders and Arrestees, 2018; How Many People Are Left From the Year You Were Born;
  • Useful Sites Report Scams and Frauds ; All Area Codes;
  • Web Resources Data Privacy Day 2021: Data Privacy in an Era of Global Change;;
  • My fitness pal apps; The 5 Best Calorie Counter Websites and Apps; Top Mental Health Apps: An Effective Alternative for When You Can't Afford Therapy?; 8 Best Mental Health Apps of 2021; Top Mental Health Apps for 2020; ADAA Reviewed Mental Health Apps; 10 Anxiety Relief Apps to Take the Edge Off When Stress Hits Hard; Using Stress Relief Apps to Transform Your Life; 41 Mental Health Apps That Will Make Life a Little Easier There's something for everyone; 20 Best Mental Health Apps That Will Offer Instant Support on Tough Days Get virtual help with stress, anxiety, depression, disordered eating, or anything else on your mind; 10 best sleep apps; Best Healthy Sleep Apps of 2020; 7 Best Sleep Apps for iPhone & Android; 10 Best Sleep Apps to Download in 2021, According to Experts; 15 Sleep Apps That Will Help You Feel Less Damn Tired All the Time From adult bedtime stories to soothing alarms; 7 Best Budget Apps for 2021; These budget apps vary in their scope, methods and features — but they all rank high among users; ;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers ;Which Genes Confer a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer? -Two large studies identify the genes besides BRCA that increase risk; A prospective study of type 2 diabetes, metformin use, and risk of breast cancer; Breast cancer now most common form of cancer: WHO taking action; Imaging Test Could Help Guide Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke; In women, higher body fat may protect against heart disease death, study shows;
  • Writing Tips for professional reporting on COVID-19 vaccines; Learn how to evaluate news; High emotional intelligence 'can help to identify fake news';


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