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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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Experts Dispute Value of Checking Kids’ Blood Pressure

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — Despite a worrisome increase in obese and hypertensive children and teens, not enough evidence exists to justify routinely screening young people for high blood pressure, a new report says. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reviewed existing research and concluded …

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More Patients Are Checking Doctor-Rating Websites, Study Finds

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — More Americans are choosing their doctor the same way they settle on a car or TV: with the help of online ratings, a new study suggests. Websites such as Healthgrades.com and RateMDs.com …

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CT Scans Deemed Best for Checking Heart Arteries

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By Ed EdelsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) –When a doctor wants to assess the condition of heart arteries without putting a gadget into those blood vessels, the X-ray technology called computed tomography — more commonly called a CT scan — is better than magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, …

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