Medical research is one of the keys in providing health care.
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The lack of visibility by Black researchers and physicians in scientific literature perpetuates systemic racism in medicine.
Earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters can cause a lot of personal upheaval.
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Food, shelter and medical supplies are important but not the only things that help people get back on their feet.
These boots were made for superhuman balance.
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If you want to use an exoskeleton to improve balance, a study finds that superhuman reflexes can help you stay upright.
Companies are remaking their supply chains to rely less on China and the massive container ships steaming across the oceans.
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Companies around the world are rapidly reshoring factories, investing in new technologies and building their inventories – shifts that all mean higher costs for consumers.
Easy access to firearms increases the risk of teen suicide.
Youth suicides in the US have increased by around 50% over the past decade – gun availability is a big part of that trend.
Aksi dukungan terhadap hak aborsi.
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Hanya 24 negara di seluruh dunia yang melarang aborsi sepenuhnya. Putusan Mahkamah Agung (MA) Amerika Serikat (AS) untuk menganulir Roe v. Wade tidak akan berpengaruh secara global.
In most countries, like the Netherlands, it has become easier to get a legal, safe abortion over the last two decades.
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Only 24 countries today totally ban abortion. The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision in the US is unlikely to lead other countries to join that list.
School counselors like Jacquelyn Indrisano, left, can help students feel welcome and safe at school.
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School violence prevention requires professionals – counselors, psychologists and social workers – who know how to create an emotionally safe environment. Those staffers are in very short supply.
Musk argues Twitter is better off in private hands – his.
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Public companies have many governance safeguards that private ones lack, such as independent oversight and transparency.
Aging U.S. infrastructure: Rust on the underside of the Norwalk River Railroad Bridge, built in 1896 in Norwalk, Conn., and scheduled for replacement starting in 2022.
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What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.
Interstate 980 cuts off West Oakland, Calif., at top, from other Oakland neighborhoods.
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Two urban policy experts explain why taking down highways that have isolated low-income and minority neighborhoods for decades is an important part of the pending infrastructure bill.
Does effort equal love?
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A series of studies shows people taking care of loved ones equate effort with love, making them feel guilty for using a product that reduces that effort.
School districts are using federal COVID-19 relief funds to hire more mental health professionals.
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A shortage of school psychologists will pose serious problems as children return to school with higher levels of stress and anxiety, two experts on student mental health say.
Family-run businesses like Donald Trump’s tend to have little outside oversight.
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Publicly traded companies must have independent oversight and make regular financial and other disclosures. The Trump Organization has none of these safeguards.
A partir del documental ‘Coded Bias’, los autores revisan cómo la subjetividad de quienes detentan posiciones de poder modela las posibilidades y usos de la inteligencia artificial.
A Target in Sheridan, Colorado, was very low on paper towels in November 2020.
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Modern supply chains have become very efficient, but that means disruptions of any kind can lead to delays and shortages.
Elementary students initially received polio vaccines at school.
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Massive vaccine distribution efforts take a lot of coordination. The rollout of the Salk polio vaccine in the US in 1955 holds lessons for those delivering COVID-19 shots today.
A market place in Ghana’s capital Accra. Developing countries like Ghana risk being left behind in the race to secure COVID-19 vaccines.
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A waiver on some intellectual property rules at the WTO for COVID-19 vaccines would ensure more equitable access, but wouldn’t solve all the problems facing developing countries.
El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, durante la conmemoración en el Palacio Nacional de su segundo aniversario en el cargo el 1 de julio de 2020.
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A pesar de su cuestionable gestión de la pandemia del coronavirus, el presidente de México mantiene un importante nivel de popularidad dos años después de subir al poder.
Political polarisation remains clear in responses to COVID-19.
A new survey shows 67% of Democrats report wearing face masks, compared to 55% of Republicans.