Researchers No Longer Need Consent To Access Your Medical Records

By Simon Kolstoe, University of Portsmouth You may not know it, but if you live in the UK and have contacted the NHS with any coronavirus-related health concerns, your data is now being used for research. This is regardless of whether you have previously tried to stop this happening by requesting to use the national data opt-out service. Data More...

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By Tony Korbe On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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On a ride with Peloton

Back in early March, I got a Peloton bike. I was going to do a story on the fitness company, so they gave me a loaner to try out. Then came the pandemic, and I was stuck at home – but I still had a job to More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Less Than Half Of Americans Plan To Get COVID Vaccine: AP Poll

By Tyler Durden A week ago we took note of the results of a Reuters/Ipsos survey which found 25% of Americans have no interest in taking a coronavirus vaccine. Those prior findings also confirmed a trend More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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New York executive order allows store owners to deny entry to people without masks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new executive order Thursday that will allow private store owners to refuse service to people who are not wearing a mask.  “We are giving store owners the right More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Stories from the Front Lines

By Jeffrey A. Tucker Last month, there was a bit of a chill in my right molar. My left molar was already capped after a root canal. So I wondered if the same was happening on the other side. I called some More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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For many Americans, losing a job means scrambling for health insurance

When Tim Seib, a theater director who lives in Manhattan, lost not one but two jobs in March due to the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus, he found himself embarking on a different full-time pursuit: hunting More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Researchers Find CBD Improves Arthritis Symptoms in Dogs

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with Medterra CBD conducted the first scientific studies to assess the potential therapeutic effects of cannabidiol (CBD) for arthritic More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Decorated combat vet who died highlights pandemic’s effect on mental health

Washington — Rory Hamill was a father of three and a decorated combat veteran in the Marines. Hamill lost his life not at war — but in a growing mental health crisis that’s being made worse by the More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Three Ways Lockdowns Are Costing Human Lives

By Klajdi Bregu The conversation about the lockdowns when the COVID-19 crisis started was centered on saving lives at the cost of the economy. This makes sense, since many of those making decisions were epidemiologists More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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These women say they had miscarriages. Now they’re in jail for abortion.

Watch the CBS News Digital documentary “Jailed for Abortion in El Salvador” in the video player above. Seven months pregnant, Manuela, a mother of two, said she miscarried at her modest home in More...

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