Minority patients often have better rapport with a same-race or same-ethnicity doctor.
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Minority patients do better when treated by doctors who share the same race or ethnicity But there's a problem. Most doctors are white, and only 6% of doctors are black.
Buttigieg, Sanders, Biden and Warren stand on the debate stage on Feb. 7.
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Seven candidates met on the debate stage in New Hampshire on Feb. 7. We asked three scholars to pick out some of the night's biggest moments.
Researchers Tian Xia and Zijie Lin test a plasma prototype for preventing airborne transmission of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus at a Michigan pig farm.
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Viruses are small enough to pass through filters, including face masks. Disabling viruses with electrically charged gases could be a better way to curb airborne transmission.
To how many others will one infected person spread the infection?
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Epidemiologists want to quickly identify any emerging disease's potential to spread far and wide. Dependent on a number of factors, this R0 number helps them figure that out and plan accordingly.
Seorang penjaga keamanan memakai masker saat dia mengawasi penumpang yang tiba di bandara internasional Manila di Filipina pada 23 Januari 2020, sebagai bagian dari upaya untuk menahan wahab coronavirus.
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Pengembangan vaksin ini akan mendapatkan bantuan dari penelitian yang telah dilakukan sebelumnya mengenai virus yang masih berhubungan dengan 2019-nCov, yakni SARS dan MERS.
A “very small section’ of the Census Bureau, sometime between 1910 and 1930.
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The results of the 1920 census kicked off a bitter, decadelong political squabble. Could the same happen again in 2020?
Seorang lelaki mengenakan masker bedah untuk seorang anak di luar rumah sakit tempat seorang siswa yang pernah berada di Wuhan dirawat di ruang isolasi di Thrissur, negara bagian Kerala, India.
PHEIC menunjukkan kepada orang-orang yang berada di negara terinfeksi wabah bahwa situasinya sangat serius.
A man wearing a surgical mask makes a child wear one outside a hospital where a student who had been in Wuhan is kept in isolation in Thrissur, Kerala state, India.
The World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus to be a public health emergency on Jan. 30, 2020. Does the action really change anything? An expert answers four questions.
Una guardia de seguridad con máscara vigila a los pasajeros que llegan al aeropuerto internacional de Manila, en Filipinas, el 23 de enero de 2020, como parte de los esfuerzos para contener el coronavirus.
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El coronavirus que surgió en Wuhan ha afectado ya a seis mil personas solo en China, donde han fallecido al menos 132 infectados. Varios países han informado de casos dentro de sus fronteras. Todo el mundo se encuentra a la espera de la creación de la vacuna que permita contener la propagación de la enfermedad.
A security guard wears a mask as she keeps watch at arriving passengers at Manila’s international airport in the Philippines on Jan. 23, 2020, as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus.
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One of the dangers of the new coronavirus is that there is no treatment – and no vaccine. But researchers had already been at work on vaccines for close-related viruses.
Cases related to the Trump impeachment may end up at the Supreme Court.
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President Trump's likely to be acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial. But the impeachment's effects won't end until lawsuits are resolved.
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Kita perlu memahami agar bisa konsisten dan akurat saat menggunakan istilah-istilah ini.
Seven democratic candidates convened in Los Angeles for a debate.
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Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
Cérémonie commémorative pour les victimes de la tuerie dans la boutique Walmart, à El Paso au Texas le 3 août dernier.
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Partout dans le monde, les suprémacistes blancs sʼapproprient le langage de l’environnementalisme.
Vietnam veteran Marvin Nolin of Dover, Tenn., visits the Poppy Wall of Honor on the National Mall in Washington, Friday, May 24, 2019.
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Americans say they love their veterans, but a sad fact has emerged that betrays that profession. Huge vacancies in VA medical centers means that veterans are not getting the health care they need.
About 1.6 million minors are arrested in the U.S. every year.
In a survey, 56% of Americans aged 14 to 24 said they knew little to nothing about the juvenile justice system.
Naloxone, available as a nasal spray called Narcan or in injectable form, resuscitates 100% of people who overdose if administered quickly.
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Opioid overdoses killed 47,000 Americans in 2017 — more than gun violence. Many fewer would have died if they'd been treated with the life-saving drug naloxone, also called Narcan.
Senator Chuck Schumer holds up the White House transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine.
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Members of Congress factor what the public thinks into their decisions. But it's difficult to measure what the public is really thinking.
The Democratic candidates discussed health care a lot – but not healthy food.
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The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.
Transportation and food are two major contributors to household emissions.
The typical American's annual household carbon footprint is over five times the world per capita average.