Daily Archives: April 3, 2020

Talking Horses: millions will tune in for ITV’s Virtual Grand National | Sport

Around lunchtime on Saturday, somebody somewhere will hit “enter” on their keyboard and, a fraction of a second and many millions of calculations later, it will generate the result of the 2020 Virtual Grand National. A few hours after, many millions of viewers – more, perhaps, than might have watched …

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F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

With doctors, nurses and other health care workers facing acute shortages of protective masks, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it will allow use of a more widely available mask that meets Chinese standards instead of American ones. Hospitals across the United States are running out of …

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The Best Weather Apps for Android

TheWeatherChannel App

Forget the weatherperson on your local cable network. Today, smartphone and tablet apps provide up-to-the-minute weather alerts and updates that can’t be found anywhere else. To get the most reliable and accurate weather forecasts, you’re going to need to use your phone rather than your TV or radio. Not all weather …

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The Best All-in-One Computers for 2020

HP Envy 32 all-in-one PC giveaway

Unless you’re a power user who needs serious computing performance or graphics rendering, you’re probably well suited for a convenient all-in-one computer. At first glance, these towerless devices resemble basic computer monitors but tucked behind the screen is hardware that powers standard desktops and laptops, like the CPU, memory, and …

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Does Covid-19 Hit Women and Men Differently? U.S. Isn’t Keeping Track

Does Covid-19 Hit Women and Men Differently? U.S. Isn’t Keeping Track

“Researchers have found sex differences in every tissue and organ system in the human body.” — Caroline Criado Perez, author of “Invisible Women” [In Her Words is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] As the novel coronavirus sweeps the world, sickening hundreds …

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A Decade of Telemedicine Policy Has Advanced in Just 2 Weeks

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“Now that there’s a time for broad implementation, our colleagues are looking to us for help and troubleshooting advice,” said Kovarik, who is a member of the AAD COVID-19 response task force. Various specialties “lend themselves to telehealth, depending on how image- or data-dependent they are,” Lee told Medscape Medical …

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Why Talking About Our Problems Helps So Much (and How to Do It)

Why Talking About Our Problems Helps So Much (and How to Do It)

In reality, your brain and body get a lot out of talking. When you are feeling very intense feelings — especially fear, aggression or anxiety — your amygdala is running the show. This is the part of the brain that, among other things, handles your fight or flight response. It …

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Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Among the drugs are several that are key for ventilating patients and keeping airways open. Premier’s data for albuterol, for example — which is also listed as “currently in shortage” on the US Food and Drug Administration’s website — show that orders increased nationally by 53% in March and now only …

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Basketball Hall of Fame to name 2020 class with Kobe Bryant likely to lead way | Sport

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of enshrinees by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which typically reveals its annual selections …

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