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More Americans Pivot to Distancing and Mask-Wearing in the Hot Summer of 2020

With growing coronavirus case hotspots in southern and western states, more Americans perceive the pandemic is worsening this summer, shown by a Gallup poll published 20 July 2020. Gallup titles the analysis, Americans’ social distancing steady as pandemic worsens. The first table organizes Gallup’s data by demographics, illustrating a significant gap between how women perceive… Read More »

More than a million Britons have quit smoking during the coronavirus crisis, analysis suggests

More than a million Britons have quit smoking during the coronavirus crisis, analysis suggests University College London and Action on Smoking researchers analysed figures Drew on data from rolling YouGov poll from April to late June to come to finding Found 1.1million smokers had ditched the habit during that time period By Connor Boyd Health Reporter… Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak at German slaughterhouse infects more than 1,000 employees

FRANKFURT – More than 1,000 employees at German meat processing firm Toennies have tested positive for coronavirus, prompting local health authorities to order all 6,500 employees and their families to go into quarantine. The localized lockdown is a setback for Germany’s reopening strategy. Chancellor Angela Merkel had favored maintaining lockdown discipline for longer but eased… Read More »

No more silence: Confronting racism in medicine – Baylor College of Medicine News

As part of a new generation of healthcare workers tasked to provide care for everyone, regardless of race, gender, insurance status, or disability, medical professionals have a duty to support all forms of equality in health care. And yet, there is no shortage of stories of blatant racism in the healthcare setting from the point… Read More »