Category Archives: Education

More states reverse or slow reopening plans as coronavirus cases climb

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered bars to be closed by noon on June 26 and for restaurants to be reduced to 50% occupancy. Sergio Flores | AFP | Getty Images Governors in Washington, California, Florida and Texas are walking back some of their reopening plans as coronavirus cases rise in more than 30 states across… Read More »

The Chilling Story Behind the Title of I’ll Be Gone In The Dark

Jeff Chiu/AP/Shutterstock I’ll Be Gone In The Dark tells the true story of the late reporter Michelle McNamara’s investigation into the crimes of “The Golden State Killer,” a name she dubbed for a man who committed more than 50 rapes, killed 13 people, and went decades without being caught. The title of HBO’s documentary series—which… Read More »

Coronavirus Crisis Strains Russia’s Soviet-Era Regional Health System – The Wall Street Journal

By Ann M. Simmons Close Ann M. Simmons Biography ann.simmons@wsj.com | Photographs by Arthur Bondar for The Wall Street Journal June 28, 2020 11:00 am ET KARABANOVO, Russia—In mid-April, when the hospital in this hardscrabble rural town saw its first confirmed coronavirus infections, the district’s chief doctor ordered 16 nurses and doctors to quarantine at the facility, together… Read More »

Here’s What Doing 50 Pullups Every Day for a Whole Month Did to This Guy’s Body

Earlier this year, fitness YouTuber Alex Gharfeh committed to completing 50 clean pullups every single day for 30 days. While his original aim had been to hit 100 reps each day, totaling a godly 3,000 pullups by the end of the challenge, he eventually decided on a more achievable goal, tracking his progress as he… Read More »

Cristian Măcelaru to remain WDR Symphony Orchestra principal conductor for further three years up to 2025

Cristian Măcelaru is extending his contract as principal conductor of the WDR Symphony Orchestra by an additional three years. The WDR administrative board noted and approved the extension on Friday 26 June. This means that this rising star among the conductors of the next generation will head the WDR’s top orchestra at least up until… Read More »

The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care

Home-based primary care allows individuals with chronic conditions – especially older people – to stay in their homes longer, so reducing hospitalization rates and improving quality of life. As the COVID-19 crisis has made evident, telehealth can be a useful tool to help connect patients with services remotely.  However, experts say it is vital to… Read More »