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Pandemic Pushes Lobster Prices Higher (Podcast)

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It took a pandemic, however, the US finally has (some) centralized medical information

Throughout the pandemic, there has been serious tension between what the public wants to know and what scientists have been able to say for certain. Scientists have been able to learn more about covid, faster, than about any other disease in history—but at the same time, the public has been shocked when doctors can’t answer…

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Could the pandemic mark a turning point for consumers’ demand for local flour?

You’re a farmers’ market regular. You buy local produce, meat and fish, but what about flour? Whole grains and flour have long been in a hard to reach corner of the local food movement. In some cases, that’s because many local markets, even robust ones, don’t offer local grains. In others, it’s because customers don’t even know…

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Pandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People

The pandemic-caused recession and a federal requirement that states keep Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled until the national emergency ends swelled the pool of people in the program by more than 9 million over the past year, according to a report released Thursday. The latest figures show Medicaid enrollment grew from 71.3 million in February 2020, when…

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Race, Health Care, Pandemic: Hope at a Year of Challenges

June 18, 2021 — Black health care workers have suffered blows to their lives and careers over the past year. Racial disparities in health care continue as more and more Black people continue to be disproportionately affected by disease and death. With another pandemic-era Juneteenth this weekend, the holiday’s message — of freedom, perseverance, and…

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Pandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People, a ‘High-Water Mark’

The pandemic-caused recession and a federal requirement that states keep Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled until the national emergency ends swelled the pool of people in the program by more than 9 million over the past year, according to a report released Thursday. The latest figures show Medicaid enrollment grew from 71.3 million in February 2020, when…

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How the pandemic compelled coaches to rethink practices and recruiting

The pandemic forced coaches to think creatively, and some of their quick fixes, like virtual visits for recruits, turned out to be a mainstay.

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adolescent pandemic

Pandemic adolescent mental health study reveals turnaround finding

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Young people with poor mental health took a turn for the better during the pandemic but those with good mental health saw a considerable decline, new research reveals. The first nationally representative evidence regarding the diverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent mental health in the UK was led by…

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How the pandemic will form the future | Bill Gates

Bill Gates talks best (and worst) case scenarios for the coronavirus pandemic in the months ahead, explaining the challenges of reducing virus transmission, providing an update on promising vaccine candidates, offering his thoughts on reopening and even taking a moment to address conspiracy theories circulating about himself. Stay tuned for his critical call to fellow…

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Hunger pandemic

How the Pandemic Made Hunger Worse—And What It Looks Like Going Forward

When Lynne* decided to raise her five grandchildren on her own nearly four years ago, she had no illusions of what it would take to feed a growing family every day. But the 64-year-old made do with a steady paycheck as a kindergarten assistant at the local public school.“I knew it was gonna be hard,…