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Comcast Study Reveals Americans Watching Far More News, Dramas During Coronavirus Outbreak

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May 07, 2020 … PHILADELPHIA — Millions of Americans have adopted new routines and changed their habits in response to the coronavirus shutdown. Since people are spending all day at home, it’s no surprise that they’ve been using more of their time to watch TV. To that end, Comcast recently analyzed “TV watching” data to identify how viewing habits of…

Coronavirus Progress: Study Identifies Two New Potential Drugs To Combat Disease

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May 05, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Over the relatively short span of COVID-19’s existence, there have already been a multitude of drugs put forth as a potential solution. Unfortunately, none so far have proven to be all that effective. Now, a new study has identified two new drugs that may help in the fight against the coronavirus. Both drugs are…

Study: Coronavirus Severity Can Be Weakened By Suppressing The Immune System

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May 05, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — A new research study out of the University of Southern California reveals how an irregular immune response to the COVID-19 infection can lead to some of the more severe symptoms seen in coronavirus patients. Researchers used mathematical modeling to simulate the immune response to a coronavirus infection. They found that suppressing the…

Unsung Heroes: 80% Of Parents Have New Respect For Teachers Thanks To Coronavirus Quarantine

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May 01, 2020 … Survey shows that 70% of parents think being a teacher is a harder profession than their own job. Three in four parents agree being at home all day with the kids during quarantine is “overwhelming,” and that teachers deserve to get raises. NEW YORK — U.S. teachers have been underappreciated and woefully underpaid for quite some…

Study: Men Dying From Coronavirus More Than Women Because Of Cigarettes; Pandemic Tobacco Ban Needed?

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May 01, 2020 … BARCELONA — Researchers in Spain, one of the countries hit the hardest by COVID-19, have just released new research offering up an explanation as to why more men are dying from the deadly coronavirus than women: cigarettes. Scientists from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona have found overwhelming evidence that tobacco use makes one much more…

Lifetime Lockdown? 40% Of Americans Will Avoid Public Spaces Long After Coronavirus Pandemic Ends

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May 01, 2020 … New survey reveals 16% of Americans aren’t sure they’ll ever be comfortable going out in public again. Nearly six in 10 adults say they’re more concerned about their friends’ and family’s hygiene moving forward. One in four workers will leave their current job if their employer doesn’t invest in stronger cleaning practices. TROY, N.Y. — Here’s…

Study: Mobile Phones May Act As ‘Trojan Horses’ For Coronavirus, Other Diseases

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Apr 30, 2020 … Author: Phones are “five-star hotels with premium heated spas, free buffet for microbes to thrive on.” GOLD COAST, Australia — By now, we all know to diligently wash our hands, but how often are you washing your phone? If the answer isn’t all that often, you may be unknowingly inviting the coronavirus inside your home and…

Study Of Chinese City Shows Contact Tracing, Isolation Key To Mitigating Spread Of Coronavirus

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Apr 29, 2020 … SHENZHEN, China — A new in-depth analysis of containment measures taken in the city of Shenzhen, China during the early outbreak of SARS-CoV2 has concluded that contact tracing and subsequent isolation measures were incredibly effective at slowing the spread of coronavirus. Contact tracing refers to quickly identifying individuals who likely came into contact with SARS-CoV2 and…

Lockdown Lethargy: 1 In 4 Says Quality Of Sleep During Coronavirus Outbreak Has Never Been Worse

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Apr 29, 2020 … New survey finds 48% of adults are kept awake at night from worrying about the coronavirus. Only 18% of respondents feel “refreshed” when they wake up each morning. Four in ten parents say their children are waking up later than they used to. LONDON — Adults may be sleeping a bit longer due to the lockdown…

Coronavirus Outbreak Causes Shift In Behaviors Among Marijuana Users: 3 In 10 Are Smoking More

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Apr 28, 2020 … NEW YORK — The number of official coronavirus cases worldwide continues to grow, with more than 3 million infected as of April 28th, including more than 988,000 cases in the United States. With many Americans regularly using marijuana to help reduce anxiety, treat a medical condition, or to simply wind down, have their habits changed as…

Survey: 1 In 10 Americans Believe U.S. Government Created Coronavirus

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Apr 27, 2020 … Survey shows nearly a quarter of Americans believe the coronavirus originated in Chinese lab. One in five adults feel the outbreak is being over-exaggerated as a means to bring down President Trump’s chances at reelection. Social media, conservative news linked to belief in misinformation or conspiracy theories about the virus. PHILADELPHIA — Where do you usually…

Bats Have Been Evolving With Coronaviruses For Millions Of Years, Study Finds

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Apr 25, 2020 … CHICAGO — Bats perform many crucial ecological functions, from pollinating plants to eating disease-carrying insect to helping regenerate tropical rainforests. But as we’ve come to learn in recent months, they’re also natural carriers of coronaviruses, and as a new study shows, that’s been the case throughout the planet’s history. Researchers from Field University in Chicago…

Supplements High In Vitamins C & D May Be Key In Fighting Off Coronavirus, Study Finds

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Apr 24, 2020 … CORVALLIS, Ore. — In the event of a coronavirus infection, one’s immune system usually needs all the help it can get. To that end, a new study has found that supplements containing vitamin C and D, as well as other micronutrients, are a safe, effective, and affordable way to held fend off COVID-19. Researchers even say…

Survey: 1 In 3 Middle-Aged Americans Say Retirement Plans Delayed Due To Coronavirus Crisis

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Apr 23, 2020 … NEW YORK — The coronavirus crisis has disrupted the economy and the everyday lives of nearly all Americans in some way or another. While many are struggling financially in the now, the downturn may also put a major dent in retirement plans for millions of others, too. A new survey of 1,000 Americans reveals that…

Coronavirus Survey: 84% Of Americans Want Another Stimulus Check

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Apr 22, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Millions of people started receiving their emergency stimulus checks last week, but apparently it’s just a start. According to a new survey, 84% of Americans would already like to receive a second round of governmental help as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The COVID-19 outbreak wiped out more than 22 million U.S. jobs in just about…

Two-Thirds Of Restaurant Employees Have Lost Their Jobs During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Apr 22, 2020 … New research reveals just how badly the restaurant industry is being devastated amid quarantine orders nationwide. Four in ten restaurants have closed entirely, and 61% of operators say federal relief won’t be enough to keep more layoffs from happening. It’s estimated the industry will see $240 billion in losses by the end of 2020. WASHINGTON…

Quarantine Quality Time: 4 In 5 Parents Say Coronavirus Lockdown Has Brought Family Closer Together

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Apr 21, 2020 … Survey of British parents reveals six in ten say they’re happier with their spouse or partner than ever before. Quarter of respondents say the time together has improved their sex life! LONDON — It’s quite understandable if family relationships are under a lot of strain while everyone is stuck at home together during the coronavirus…

Study: Rate Of Coronavirus Infections In LA Up To 55 Times Higher Than Confirmed Cases

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Apr 21, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Confirmed coronavirus cases only tell a portion of the story in any area, but a new study out of Los Angeles County has come to a startling conclusion. Based on the first round of antibody testing, 4.1% of the county’s entire adult population has already come into contact with the virus and developed…

Many Americans Lonelier Than Ever Before As Coronavirus Social Distancing Wears On

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Apr 20, 2020 … PHOENIX — Any high-stress situation can take a toll on one’s mental health, and the coronavirus pandemic presents us with some unique hardships that many of us have never faced before. While Americans remain under quarantine, it’s natural to wonder how social distancing is affecting mental health collectively across the country. A new survey of…

Coronavirus Waves May Require Social Distancing Policies Until 2022, Harvard Researchers Warn

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Apr 20, 2020 … BOSTON — Many Americans appear to be at odds on when to open up the economy, but if one thing is for sure, we all want the coronavirus pandemic to be over. It has disrupted our days, cost many of us jobs, and taken the lives of thousands of our friends, family, and neighbors. So, how long…