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Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts

Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts

Google on Thursday said it is pumping $6.5 million (roughly Rs. 50 crores) into fact-checkers and nonprofits as it ramps up its the battle against coronavirus misinformation. Fact-checking organisations, which often operate on relatively small budgets, are seeing a surge in demand for their work as mistaken or maliciously false …

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Coronavirus Pandemic Boosts Number of Active Users on Twitter, Ad Sales Hit

Coronavirus Pandemic Boosts Number of Active Users on Twitter, Ad Sales Hit

Twitter pulled its first-quarter revenue outlook and forecast an operating loss on Monday as the coronavirus outbreak crimped ad sales, but said the pandemic boosted the number of active users on the microblogging platform. The outbreak has made social media services such as Twitter vital for a broader population than …

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US Shares Rebound As Central Bank Boosts Liquidity To Fight Virus Effect

Wall Street Clobbered As Crude Plummets, Virus Crisis Deepens

Most market watchers are bracing for a US recession New York: The S&P 500 rose 6 per cent on Tuesday, clawing back a significant portion of Monday’s steep losses, as the Federal Reserve and the White House took further steps to boost liquidity and stem damage from the coronavirus outbreak …

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Pregnancy Boosts Size of Women’s Feet, Study Finds

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MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — A new study may help confirm what some women have long suspected — that pregnancy permanently changes the size and shape of their feet. Among pregnant women, flat feet are a common problem. The arch of the foot flattens out, possibly because of the …

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After Heart Attack, Following Doctor’s Orders Greatly Boosts Survival

News Picture: After Heart Attack, Following Doctor

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Heart attack survivors receive a laundry list of tasks from their doctors as they leave the hospital, all aimed at improving their heart health. It would be understandable to look at the list with a raised eyebrow and ask …

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Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said that the loss of a spouse or partner leaves “a broken heart.” That notion might have some scientific validity, with new evidence suggesting the risk for a heart attack or stroke goes up during the first …

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

* U.S. Treasury yields loiter near record lows * Dollar slides vs Asian currencies * S&P 500 futures rise as Biden resurgent in primaries * Asian stock markets: tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 By Tom Westbrook and Scott Murdoch SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, March 4 (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Wednesday …

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Walking, Not Riding, Boosts Health in Golfers With Knee Woes

News Picture: Walking, Not Riding, Boosts Health in Golfers With Knee Woes

TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Walking the golf course instead of riding in a cart offers heart health benefits that may outweigh potential joint harm for golfers with knee osteoarthritis, a new small study reports. The study included 10 golfers with knee osteoarthritis who played two 18-hole rounds …

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Preventive Mastectomy in Opposite Breast Boosts Survival Only Slightly

Risk of Death From Certain Breast Cancers May Rise With Age

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — Women with breast cancer who choose to have a preventive mastectomy on their disease-free breast do reduce their risk of cancer in that breast, studies have shown. But now new research finds that the survival benefit from that preventive surgery …

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Coronavirus stimulus bet boosts European and Asian stocks

Coronavirus stimulus bet boosts European and Asian stocks

Stock markets in Asia and Europe steadied on Monday following last week’s heavy sell-off, while US Treasury yields hovered around record lows, as investors pinned their hopes on central banks unleashing measures aimed at cushioning the economic hit from the coronavirus outbreak. In Asian trade, China’s CSI 300 of Shanghai …

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