Haciendo un ejercicio matemático, si en España asignamos los diputados de forma diferente a la Ley d’Hondt usando sistemas como el neerlandés o el sueco, podría alcanzarse mayor proporcionalidad entre el número de votos y el de escaños.
La relación entre el tamaño del pene y la renta per cápita de un país, o entre la covid 19 y la calvicie, son ejemplos de cuando el sesgo en la interpretación de una estadística se va de las manos.
“Latine” es mucho más adaptable al idioma español.
Algunos activistas de habla hispana ya están usando un término inclusivo de género diferente que se podría utilizar ademas de latino y latina.
‘Latine’ is much more adaptable to the Spanish language.
Some Spanish-speaking activists are already using a different gender-inclusive term, arguing it’s a better replacement for Latinx.
Schoolteachers are reporting high levels of burnout.
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With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
Dr. Laura Kehoe gives a presentation about why emergency room physicians should prescribe buprenorphine for people recovering from opioid overdoses.
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After battling drug manufacturers and distributors in court for years, local and state governments are about to receive a windfall that could expand access to treatments that can save lives.
More than 91% of the country has health insurance now.
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Most states have taken advantage of the opportunity to expand access to Medicaid since 2014 through the Affordable Care Act. That’s helping reduce the number of uninsured people.
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The U.S. government funded a significant portion of the R&D behind the Moderna vaccine.
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Moderna claims its scientists alone invented the mRNA sequence used to produce its COVID-19 vaccine. The US government, which helped fund the drug, disagrees.
Theranos promised that a drop of blood could yield many health secrets.
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The FDA has chosen not to regulate lab-developed tests like the ones at the center of the Theranos trial.
Teachers have faced high levels of stress and burnout throughout the pandemic.
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Health concerns, being older than 55 and having to switch to online or hybrid lessons were all factors that made some teachers want to quit or retire.
Nearly 1,000 workers at this Smithfield Foods pork-processing plant in South Dakota contracted COVID-19 between mid-March and mid-April 2020.
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Thousands of workers at meat- and poultry-processing plants have contracted COVID-19, and hundreds have died. A legal scholar recommends ways to make their jobs safer.
The United States has 955 streets named after Martin Luther King Jr..
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.
A patient care director in New York receives the coronavirus vaccine.
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The federal agency in charge of enforcing discrimination laws in the workplace said ‘yes,’ but there are some important exceptions and limitations.
In the U.S., the internet never forgets.
A recent Labor Department memo urges agencies to avoid releasing press releases accusing companies of violating laws, to protect the companies’ reputations. People are denied the same protections.
Although monetary incentives work, there are potential drawbacks.
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Millions of Americans say they won’t get the vaccine. Will money change their minds? And is luring them with cash the right approach?
Según la Biblia, Dios creó el día y la noche.
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Hace poco el presidente Trump dijo que un voto para Biden ‘lastimaría a Dios’. Expertos en filosofía de la religión explican qué acciones sí podrían hacerle daño al Creador, según teología cristiana.
Josh Ledesma displays safe injection supplies with outreach specialist Rachel Bolton outside the Access Drug User Health Program drop-in center in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 31, 2020.
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COVID-19 plagues an overtaxed opioid addiction treatment system.
FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, right, and President Trump at a Coronavirus Task Force meeting March 19, 2020.
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The rushed emergency approval for a treatment that might help COVID-19 patients has raised questions: Is the FDA abandoning its own guidelines?
God creating night and day.
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Trump recently suggested that a vote for Biden would hurt God. Religion scholars explain what, in Christian theology, it would take to injure the creator.