Because of remote learning, school children have no opportunity to attend physical education classes.
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With many schools closed, children's health could suffer.
The airline industry has been cancelling routes because of the traffic drop-off during the pandemic. That has an impact on organ transplants.
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As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.
How should COVID-19 vaccine be prioritized?
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A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
Students and parents at California’s Hollywood High School go through temperature checks before picking up laptops for online learning.
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Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
High school students wear face masks as they wash their hands on August 3, the first day of partial resumption of classes in Lagos, Nigeria, since the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Nigeria's management of the COVID-19 outbreak, and other future outbreaks, will require improved diagnostic capacity, effective testing and tracing, and massive investment in health infrastructure.
Mascarillas: intersección de la salud y la moda.
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La cadena de suministro de los equipos médicos personales sufre, al igual que la moda, de falta de transparencia. No obstante, los esfuerzos y lecciones de la primera pueden servir a la segunda.
More people turn to alcohol in the wake of disasters, research has found.
The stress of having children do distance learning at home during the pandemic is linked to an increase in alcohol consumption among parents, a new survey finds.
Masks: Where health care and fashion collide.
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A transparency index could fix issues in the current medical supply chain in the US.
A man undergoes testing for COVID-19 at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital isolation centre, Nigeria.
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An ideal test for the diagnosis of COVID-19 would be cheap, accurate and easy to use. The key is to choose an affordable test with the strengths and limitations meet a population's needs.
Professors overseas can teach US students about perspectives in other countries.
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In a world beset by a global pandemic, colleges and universities may have to find a way for US students to study abroad without ever leaving American soil.
Recommendations suggest babies be introduced to food allergens around age six months.
Introducing food allergens early is the best way to prevent food allergies from developing. Even in a pandemic, the benefits outweigh the very small risk of a severe reaction requiring emergency care.
Lyme disease patients hold a rally outside the Irish Parliament.
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Many patients without a diagnosis of Lyme disease report a constellation of symptoms, sometimes for years. Does chronic Lyme disease exist?
It's time to talk to your loved ones about what care and treatment you'd want if you face death from COVID-19.
Australians should now be practising social distancing to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. By creating more space between yourself and others you decrease the risk of person-to-person…
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar sign an agreement ending the US’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, Doha, Feb. 29, 2020.
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A peace deal with the Taliban has been signed. But rebuilding Afghanistan after three decades of conflict will take much more than an accord, says a scholar of peacebuilding.
At the New Hampshire primary debate, America’s opioid crisis came up as an issue.
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In 2016, drug misuse was cited as the top concern among New Hampshire voters. What remedies are the Democratic primary contenders putting forward to combat the opioid crisis?
In some countries, as much as half of the generated electricity is lost in transmission.
Due to inefficiencies in global energy systems, energy falls short of even making it to the consumer, often lost in the form of waste heat.
A market in the Old City of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2019.
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Building a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take much more than an accord with the Taliban. In post-conflict nations, economic development and job creation are critical to national security.
Nutritious fish are being diverted away from countries that could benefit from them the most.
Mary E. Harper (left) and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (right), whose two photos in ‘Atlanta Offering’ are unusual.
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A 19th-century volume contained a mystery for two historians who combined their knowledge to tell the story of the women and their contributions to American democracy.