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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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Why startups should begin by doing things that don't scale, and how to know when to switch to things that do

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Business Insider Patch Plants Before startups commit time and resources to things that scale, the story of a popular urban-gardening startup in London shows why they should...
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Cruise workers on Holland America's stranded Oosterdam ship are growing anxious after a sick employee was airlifted off the ship and more than 100 crew members were forced into isolation because of coronavirus fears

Cruise workers on Holland America's stranded Oosterdam ship are growing anxious after a sick employee was airlifted off the ship and more than 100 crew members were forced into isolation because of coronavirus fears

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Petros Giannakouris/Associated Press Two crew members on Holland America Line's Oosterdam cruise ship criticized the communication onboard, which they say left many workers in...
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98% of this union's 307,000 members - mostly women and people of color - are out of work because of the coronavirus. Here's how its leadership is scrambling to support them

98% of this union's 307,000 members - mostly women and people of color - are out of work because of the coronavirus. Here's how its leadership is scrambling to support them

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Diego Cervo/Shutterstock Unite Here is a private sector labor union in Canada and the US, and the majority of its members are women and people of color who work in the...
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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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A parody Twitter account convinced fans, celebrities, and journalists that Colin Kaepernick was signed by the New York Jets even though he wasn't

A parody Twitter account convinced fans, celebrities, and journalists that Colin Kaepernick was signed by the New York Jets even though he wasn't

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Carmen Mandato/Getty Images A parody sports news account, SuperToughScene, falsely tweeted that Colin Kaepernick had been signed by the New York Jets. Fans, celebrities...
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San Francisco may spend $105 million to house its homeless population in 7,000 hotel rooms for 90 days in an effort to limit spread of the coronavirus

San Francisco may spend $105 million to house its homeless population in 7,000 hotel rooms for 90 days in an effort to limit spread of the coronavirus

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images An emergency measure in San Francisco is proposing renting 7,000 hotel rooms to house the city's entire homeless population. The estimated cost of...
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Coronavirus is sinking the 2020 internship class, new LinkedIn data suggests - and it could impact Gen-Z careers for years

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

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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...
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Interesting Facts About Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden - The World's biggest flower Garden located in Dubai. Plan your trip to Dubai & visit this garden. Before visiting go through these interesting facts... Read more ...

Interesting Facts About Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden - The World's biggest flower Garden located in Dubai. Plan your trip to Dubai & visit this garden. Before visiting go through these interesting facts... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

7 companies increasing mental health services for employees in response to...

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

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... Read more ...

Black Americans could bear the brunt of the fatal fallout if the US reopens...

Black Americans could bear the brunt of the fatal fallout if the US reopens the economy too soon, new data suggests

Spencer Platt/Getty Images The Trump administration is seeking to reopen the economy next month. But doing so too early without tempering the spread of coronavirus infections... Read more ...

The IRS dropped a new tool so Americans who don't file taxes can get their...

The IRS dropped a new tool so Americans who don't file taxes can get their stimulus check faster

Associated Press On Friday, the IRS debuted a free online tool so people who don't file taxes can speed up their stimulus payment . The tool is available to people who didn't... Read more ...

Trump tweets about ratings for his coronavirus press briefings for the third...

Trump tweets about ratings for his coronavirus press briefings for the third day in a row as death toll approaches 17,000 and unemployment nears 17 million

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump has repeatedly bragged about high TV ratings for his daily coronavirus press briefings. Trump has tweeted about ratings three days... Read more ...

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 ...

The Fed has temporarily lifted Wells Fargo's asset cap

The Fed has temporarily lifted Wells Fargo's asset cap

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Banking Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before... Read more ...

CDC Director Robert Redfield estimates the coronavirus outbreak in the US is...

CDC Director Robert Redfield estimates the coronavirus outbreak in the US is about to peak: 'We're able to see the other side of the curve'

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said the peak of the novel coronavirus outbreak is coming soon, and the US will shortly be on the other side of the... 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 ...

The coronavirus pandemic will mint a new generation, according to a...

The coronavirus pandemic will mint a new generation, according to a researcher - and it has nothing to do with the supposed 'baby boom'

NurPhoto/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic will likely create a new generation, a generational researcher told Business Insider. Historical events like wars, recessions... Read more ...