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Doctors are bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to meet America's obesity epidemic. Some experts worry the stigma could be dangerous by itself

Doctors are bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to meet America's obesity epidemic. Some experts worry the stigma could be dangerous by itself

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Associated Press As more people get sick and die from COVID-19 , scientists and public health professionals are learning more about which populations are most...
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COVID-19 Executive Survey

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The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a public health crisis, the effects of which are now rippling throughout the global economy. Cities have been shut down, travel is limited...
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There are serious problems with a widely-shared 'study' claiming runners need to maintain 32 feet of distance for coronavirus protection, experts say

There are serious problems with a widely-shared 'study' claiming runners need to maintain 32 feet of distance for coronavirus protection, experts say

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Katie Canales/Business Insider A controversial simulation has been widely shared online, suggesting that people exercising outdoors should keep between 13 and 65 feet from...
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Apple and Google are teaming up to create a way for your smartphone to alert you if you've come into contact with someone infected with the coronavirus

Apple and Google are teaming up to create a way for your smartphone to alert you if you've come into contact with someone infected with the coronavirus

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REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Google and Apple announced a joint effort on Friday to help governments and health agencies track the spread of the coronavirus through Bluetooth...
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Teams are retrieving up to 280 bodies a day from NYC homes. Not all of them are counted in the official death tally

Teams are retrieving up to 280 bodies a day from NYC homes. Not all of them are counted in the official death tally

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John Minchillo/AP Gov. Andrew Cuomo releases an official death toll for New York each day. But that number only includes deaths of individuals who tested positive for the...
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Billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates is funding research on potential coronavirus vaccines. Here's how she thinks they should be distributed

Billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates is funding research on potential coronavirus vaccines. Here's how she thinks they should be distributed

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Grace Hopper Celebration 2017 The billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates said there's a "high likelihood" we will have a coronavirus vaccine in 18 months. Having a "vaccine...
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Coronavirus scams are growing, with people losing more money in the last 9 days than throughout the rest of the pandemic

Coronavirus scams are growing, with people losing more money in the last 9 days than throughout the rest of the pandemic

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YouTube; Paige Leskin/Business Insider The FTC has received more than 15,000 coronavirus-related consumer complaints of fraud and scams in 2020, including 7,200 complaints in...
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The US government just banned Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean from sailing again for up to 3 months as the coronavirus throws the cruise lines into peril

The US government just banned Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean from sailing again for up to 3 months as the coronavirus throws the cruise lines into peril

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Princess Cruises Cruise ships may be banned from sailing in US waters until July, according to an order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...
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7 companies increasing mental health services for employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic

7 companies increasing mental health services for employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic

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Ted S. Warren/AP Images Amid the coronavirus pandemic , more companies are stepping up their mental health benefit offerings for employees. Some 53% of 256 employers surveyed...
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HomeExchange Has Transformed its Logo During the COVID-19 Lockdown

HomeExchange Has Transformed its Logo During the COVID-19 Lockdown

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The pandemic we are enduring is difficult and unprecedented. It touches us deep inside, because it concerns the most important things: our health and the health of our loved...
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The US government just banned Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean from...

The US government just banned Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean from sailing again for up to 3 months as the coronavirus throws the cruise lines into peril

Princess Cruises Cruise ships may be banned from sailing in US waters until July, according to an order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on... Read more ...

Coronavirus is sinking the 2020 internship class, new LinkedIn data suggests...

Coronavirus is sinking the 2020 internship class, new LinkedIn data suggests - and it could impact Gen-Z careers for years

Prasit photo/Getty Images The number of new internships posted on LinkedIn has plummeted as businesses grapple with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Not only... Read more ...

Cloud gaming like Google's Stadia is great for consumers right now, but...

Cloud gaming like Google's Stadia is great for consumers right now, but could strain broadband networks already under pressure by increased use

Google's Stadia launched the free version of its cloud gaming service in 14 countries. To entice new sign-ups, Stadia announced it would also give away two months of its Pro... Read more ...

7 steps you can take to stay mentally strong during the coronavirus pandemic

7 steps you can take to stay mentally strong during the coronavirus pandemic

AYA images/Shutterstock Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She explains how the... Read more ...

Stanford Medicine and Apple codeveloped an app connecting first responders...

Stanford Medicine and Apple codeveloped an app connecting first responders to coronavirus testing sites

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Dispensed: Approaching New York's peak, the path back to 'normal,' and the...

Dispensed: Approaching New York's peak, the path back to 'normal,' and the economic realities of the pandemic for healthcare

AP Photo/Petr David Josek Hello, Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter. In Brooklyn, things are starting to look up. Anecdotally, there are... Read more ...

Trump boasts about 'biggest Stock Market increase since 1974' one day after...

Trump boasts about 'biggest Stock Market increase since 1974' one day after the number of jobless Americans topped 16 million

Reuters President Donald Trump gloated on Friday that the US had "the biggest Stock Market increase since 1974" in the week of April 6. "We have a great chance for the really... Read more ...

The first ER doctor to die from the coronavirus in the US said he was...

The first ER doctor to die from the coronavirus in the US said he was infected because he had to wear the same mask 4 days in a row

NBC New York Frank Gabrin, the first emergency-room doctor to die from the coronavirus in the US, said there was a lack of personal protective equipment , forcing him to reuse... Read more ...

People in Wuhan, China, celebrate traffic jams as the former coronavirus...

People in Wuhan, China, celebrate traffic jams as the former coronavirus epicenter lifts its lockdown after 76 days

Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Life in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus outbreak began, seems to be returning to normal. Residents are celebrating the return to regular life. "I... Read more ...

Why coronavirus death rates can't be summed up in just one number

Why coronavirus death rates can't be summed up in just one number

REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid As the coronavirus outbreak has gone on, various numbers have been produced to explain its lethality and likely death toll. But it's important to... Read more ...