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A new video shows how fast one person’s germs can spread at a buffet

A new video by St. Marianna University School of Medicine and Japan’s NHK broadcaster shows just how easy it is to spread germs using nothing but fluorescent paint and a buffet. In the video, one person puts fluorescent paint on their hand – which is undetectable under regular lighting – […]
A new video shows how fast one person’s germs can spread at a buffet
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A cyberpsychologist explains why you can’t stop staring at yourself on Zoom calls (and everyone else is probably doing the same)

As millions of people migrate their social and professional lives onto video chats, Zoom fatigue is becoming a common complaint. Unlike face-to-face interaction, video chatting can be overwhelming and distracting for most people to process. Cyberpsychologist Andrew Franklin says it is good to remember that people are not fixating on […]
A cyberpsychologist explains why you can’t stop staring at yourself on Zoom calls (and everyone else is probably doing the same)
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Oprah Winfrey says the coronavirus is ‘ravaging’ the black community

Oprah Winfrey said COVID-19 is “ravaging” the black community in the US during an episode of “Today” on April 14. The award-winning talk show host and media executive is on a media tour to raise awareness about how the African American community is being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. “It’s taking […]
Oprah Winfrey says the coronavirus is ‘ravaging’ the black community
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Transgender people are having to indefinitely postpone gender-affirming surgeries due to the coronavirus pandemic

Transgender and non-binary patients are having to reschedule or cancel gender-affirming surgeries indefinitely due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Procedures like facial feminization surgeries, top surgery, and phalloplasties are oftentimes measures taken to treat gender dysphoria – when a person feels like their body doesn’t match their gender identity. While […]
Transgender people are having to indefinitely postpone gender-affirming surgeries due to the coronavirus pandemic
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The British government tells couples to ‘test the strength of their relationship’ and either quarantine together or stay apart during the coronavirus lockdown

Dr. Jenny Harries, the UK’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer, told couples they should “test the strength of their relationship” and either quarantine together or stay separate during the nation’s lockdown. Harries clarified the government rules that people should not see anyone from another household, because it is could fuel the […]
The British government tells couples to ‘test the strength of their relationship’ and either quarantine together or stay apart during the coronavirus lockdown
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