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Placebos Prove Powerful Even When People Know They’re Taking One

Thursday, August 6, 2020

How much of a treatment is mind over matter? It is well documented that people often feel better after taking a treatment without active ingredients simply because they…

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Education, Occupation Are Major Factors In Racial Income Gaps

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, the earnings of Black workers have fallen relative to the earnings of white workers in much of the United States, according…

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Doctors On Call: Study Shows Impact Of Telemedicine During COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Global Pandemic Drives More Patients to Remote Visits Telemedicine has been around for as long as people have been picking up the phone. While the demand for telehealth…

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First National Review Shows SARS COV-2 Test Results Are Accurate

Friday, July 31, 2020

“We need more testing,” is a phrase that we’ve heard throughout the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. At the beginning of the pandemic, there was only one approved testing method for…

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Improving Pollination Could Increase Crop Production

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Crop yields for apples, cherries and blueberries across the United States are being reduced by need for more pollinators, according to new research. The study is from the Integrated…

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Report: Districts Handling Of Spring School Closings Provide Insights For Fall Reopening

Thursday, July 30, 2020

School location, family income and broadband internet access were critical factors in how well K-12 students adjusted to the COVID-19 shift from classroom to remote learning, according to…