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Students with special needs face virtual learning challenges

Students with special needs face virtual learning challenges

Virtual learning facilitator is a full-time job these days for Alicia Burgstahler. The Philadelphia woman, 39, is mother to two children, a 16-year-old son named Jaydon Scott and a 12-year-old daughter named Oliviah Scott. Both kids are sheltering in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both kids are in public school full time, online. Both…MORE

UK mulling vaccine trials that deliberately expose volunteers to Covid-19

UK mulling vaccine trials that deliberately expose volunteers to Covid-19

The British government is exploring the possibility of clinical trials in which volunteers are deliberately exposed to coronavirus to test the effectiveness of vaccine candidates, the UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) revealed Wednesday in a statement. “We are working with partners to understand how we might collaborate on the potential development…MORE

Belly fat linked to early death, study finds

Belly fat linked to early death, study finds

It’s more bad new for America’s growing waistline: Excess belly fat is associated with a higher risk of early death from any cause, regardless of how much overall body fat you have, a new study finds. In women, each 10-centimeter increase in belly fat raised the risk of death from any cause by 8%. For…MORE

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