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What corporate America’s top CMOs have learned about marketing in a pandemic

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ICE Is the New Face of America’s Legacy of Forced Sterilization

Earlier this week, multiple human rights organizations filed a complaint on behalf of women detained at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Georgia. Based on accounts from detainees and corroborated by a nurse who worked at the facility, the Irwin County Detention Center, the complaint alleges multiple examples of substandard medical care, particularly around…

America’s next housing crisis

Go deeperCDC to issue order temporarily halting some evictions for public health reasonsEviction protesters. Photo: Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty ImagesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue an order temporarily halting residential evictions until Dec. 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the White House announced on Tuesday.Why it matters:…

America’s COVID-19 stimulus standoff reveals Trump’s harmful corporatist agenda

The midsummer standoff in Washington over the next round of coronavirus stimulus takes place in the shadow of two grim realities: a rising tide of coronavirus infections and deaths and the news that America suffered the worst quarter in its economic history this spring.The protracted negotiations over this latest stimulus came more than two months…

Opinion: America’s devastating divorce from science

Naomi Oreskes is Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and the author of "Why Trust Science?" The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)What do you say about a 75-year-old dream that has died? In 1945, Vannevar Bush, the MIT dean who mobilized American science…

America’s function on the planet undecided heading into election

In 50 days, America will either double down on the disruptive force of America First or elect a man vowing to put the international order back together again.Why it matters: America still has the world's biggest economy, most powerful military and deepest network of alliances. But it is unclear what it intends to do with…

America’s $20 trillion debt is getting cheaper as it grows

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How America’s war on Huawei may boost Chinese technology

From September 15th the Chinese telecoms giant will no longer be able to buy vital semiconductorsHUAWEI IS ON the ropes. From midnight on September 14th the Chinese technology giant will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without chips it cannot make the smartphones or mobile-network gear on which its business depends. America’s latest…

America’s largest merchant is handling Amazon Prime

After months of anticipation, Walmart this week announced the details of Walmart+, a subscription service that provides members free shipping on a range of items, discounts on fuel, and other perks for $98 a year. When it launches on Sept. 15, Walmart+ will stand as a direct competitor to Amazon Prime.The program, which is an…

America’s flying blind on its coronavirus response

A month after the Trump administration changed how hospital data is reported, the public release of this data "has slowed to a crawl," the Wall Street Journal reports. The big picture: This is the latest example of how the world's wealthiest country just can't get it together.Testing and case data — which tell the story…

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How Trump Officials Cut The 2020 Census Short Amid The Pandemic

U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham departs a Sept. 17 news conference in Phoenix. The Trump administration is facing two federal lawsuits over its last-minute decision to cut the 2020 census schedule short. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption toggle caption Ross D. Franklin/AP U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham departs a Sept. 17 news conference in Phoenix.…

Trump Launches ‘Patriotic Education’ Commission, Calls 1619 Project ‘Ideological Poison’

Topline President Trump on Thursday announced several measures aimed at promoting what he called “patriotic education” while blasting progressive efforts at re-examining American history through a race-critical lens as “toxic propaganda.” US President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Conference on American History at the ... [+] National Archives in Washington, DC, September 17,…

Smoke From West Coast Wildfires Has Reached Europe

Topline Smoke from the deadly wildfires raging across the West Coast reached Europe last week and is expected to travel over 5,000 miles again this weekend, according to data released Wednesday by the European Commission’s atmosphere monitoring service, a show of this historic fire season’s continued severity.  A man walks along the banks of the…

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Novel Tool May Predict Bipolar Disorder Long Prior To Beginning

A unique machine learning tool shows promise in predicting the onset of bipolar disorder (BD) years before it occurs, results of a new proof-of-concept study show. Early results of an ongoing prospective cohort study show that factors such as suicide risk, generalized anxiety disorder, and parental physical abuse in individuals at age 18 years are…

ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response

Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have an increased heart rate — a finding that may have the potential to identify individuals at risk for the disorder and predict treatment response, early research suggests. Using the rapid-action of the novel antidepressant ketamine and the latest wearable 24-hour electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, investigators found that heart rate…

Vaccines Should Be Obligatory for All HCPs, Group States

All healthcare personnel (HCP) should be required as a condition of employment to be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) said in a statement today. "Requiring appropriate immunizations as a condition of employment has been demonstrated to be the most effective strategy for maximizing immunization compliance among HCP," write…