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2021 proved to be a tumultuous yet potentially consequential year for climate action in the US

Climate Change

By Dr Seema Javed 2021 has proved to be a tumultuous and potentially consequential year for climate action in the US. The Biden administration’s cornerstone policy effort, the $1.75Trillion,  Build Back Better Act, has been blocked by Republicans. Lawmakers in Washington DC  had worked feverishly on a massive fiscal plan, …

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Extreme eating problems in early childhood linked to a higher chance of developmental delay suggests NIH study

research on health

Young children with a history of eating problems in the first three years of life were more likely to receive low scores on assessments of child development, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (affiliated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). The …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed racial and ethnic disparities in the United States: NCI study

COVID-19 News

NCI study highlights pandemic’s disproportionate impact on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino adults The global COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino individuals in the United States, causing more deaths by population size, both directly and indirectly, in these groups compared with white …

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A surprising opportunity for telehealth in shaping the future of medicine: Study

Health news

Safely delivering patient care during the pandemic DALLAS – Sept. 6, 2020 – Expanded telehealth services at UT Southwestern have proved effective at safely delivering patient care during the pandemic, leading to an increase in patients even in specialities such as plastic surgery, according to a new study. The study, …

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Scientists use genomics to discover an ancient dog species that may teach us about human vocalization

Dog

The finding marks a new effort in conserving an ancient dog breed, with potential to inform human vocalization processes Bethesda, (Maryland) Monday, August 31, 2020. In a study published in PNAS, researchers used conservation biology and genomics to discover that the New Guinea singing dog, thought to be extinct for …

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