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Survey: Loneliness not rising during COVID-19 lockdowns

Since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have worried that social distancing and stay-at-home orders would lead to a surge in loneliness. But a new U.S. study suggests it has not played out that way. In a national survey, researchers found that one month into state lockdowns, Americans were no more likely to…

FSA survey exposes individuals eating food previous use-by dates

Half of people worried about food affordability have eaten cooked meats and bagged salad past their use by dates, according to a Food Standards Agency survey monitoring behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. The monthly tracker looked at attitudes, experience and behaviors of consumers on food in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Further surveys are planned…

Survey says: Illinois residents give Pritzker thumbs-up, Trump thumbs-down in the middle on handling of corona

Chicago Tribune | May 01, 2020 | 5:00 AM President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House on April 30, 2020, in Washington, D.C.(Win McNamee/Getty Images) Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker got strong marks from Illinois residents for his stay-at-home-centered handling of the coronavirus outbreak while nearly half disapproved…

Survey: How Big Is The Contact Tracing Workforce In US States? : Shots

Malachi Stewart, with the Washington D.C. health department, works full-time as a contact tracer for the COVID-19 response. D.C. plans to increase its contract tracing workforce in the near future. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ryan Kellman/NPR States are eager to open up and get people back to work, but how do they do…

High United States unemployment could last a year: study

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.After a widely expected and sharp drop in the U.S. economy over the next three months, a panel of top business economists sees high joblessness persisting for more than a year in an outcome that would douse hopes for a…

Survey: Individuals working from home are ignoring individual hygiene

by: WKRN Web Staff Posted: Apr 6, 2020 / 09:54 PM CDT / Updated: Apr 6, 2020 / 09:54 PM CDT FILE – This June 19, 2017 file photo shows a person working on a laptop in North Andover, Mass. The U.S. internet won’t get overloaded by spikes in traffic from the millions of Americans…

Capcom study asks if you desire more Homeowner Evil remakes or a follow up

Mere days after the launch of the Resident Evil 3 remake, Capcom is surveying fans about the possibility of more Resident Evil remakes. While the survey doesn’t offer many hints about what Capcom may be considering for future Resident Evil games, the options aren’t limited to just remakes. Of note in the survey, which is…

A private study reveals China’s manufacturing activity expanded slightly in March

Results of a private survey released on Wednesday showed China's manufacturing activity expanded slightly in March as factories began to come online amid a coronavirus outbreak.The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager's Index for March was 50.1.Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the Caixin/Markit PMI to come in at 45.5, compared with February's sharpest contraction on record at…

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Beats by Dre signs NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace: ‘Hate cannot win the day’

Richard Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace signed with Beats by Dre on Monday, the company announced."We weren't going to announce this until later this week, but hate cannot win the day," Beats by Dre tweeted. "No one should ever be asked to apologize for standing up for what's right — we are proud to welcome…

2020 Workday Charity Open tee times, pairings: Complete field, schedule set for Thursday in Round 1

The Workday Charity Open is set to tee off fro Muirfield Village on Thursday morning with some of the top players in the world making their way to Ohio. It's the first of two events at the club with the Memorial Tournament next week. The PGA Tour is giving us a good taste of what…

Why Light Pollution is a Crucial Test of Humanity’s Problem-Solving Skills

As artificial light has spread across, cities roads and through industry, unadulterated night skies have become something of a rarity. That’s a particular bugbear for astronomers — artificial light obscures their view of the faintest objects. It can also have a negative influence on mental health and changes the ways animals forage for food and…

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…