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How The U.S. Can Prepare For The Next Pandemic
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The first episode of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" begins with the great dilemma: "You're doomed if you diet, doomed if you don't."
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Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.
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Preparing For COVID-19 'Surge,' Mass. Hospitals Are Losing $1 Billion A Month, Says Hospital Association
For more on what else hospitals are doing to fortify themselves, president of the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association spoke to WBUR. He said it's impossible for hospitals to over-prepare...
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With limited supplies of masks, eye protection and face shields, health care workers must resort to dangerous rationing measures like reusing potentially contaminated masks. Many clinicians fear they might inadvertently...