• On average, a full-time primary care physician in the U.S. will lose more than $65,000 in revenue in 2020.
• Overall, the U.S. primary care sector will lose nearly $15 billion.
• Losses stem from drastic reductions in office visits and fees...
– Harvard Medical School
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A new perspective piece suggests differences in lung physiology and immune function as possible reasons why children are often spared from severe illness associated with SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
– American Physiological Society (APS)
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
States with the highest level of income inequality had a larger number of COVID-19-related deaths compared with states with lower income inequality. New York state, with the highest income inequality, had a mortality rate of 51.7 deaths per 100,000 v...
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Journal of General Internal Medicine
Experts weigh in on recent online reports that warn of frightening health consequences from new fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. Within current exposure limits, there appears to be little or no risk of adverse health effects related to radiof...
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
In a new analysis of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, test results for nearly 38,000 people has found a positivity rate among Latinx populations about three times higher than for any other racial and ethnic group. The findings, published J...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Astronomers have discovered the second most distant quasar ever found, using the international Gemini Observatory and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO), Programs of NSF’s NOIRLab. It is also the first quasar to receive an indigenous Ha...
– NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory
The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Humans interact with animals in a huge variety of ways, including wildlife trade, livestock farming and keeping pets
– University of Cambridge
Post COVID-19: a solution scan of options for preventing future zoonotic epidemics
Scientists have simulated conditions on water-rich exoplanets to learn more about their geological composition, and found a new transition state between rock and water.
– Argonne National Laboratory
A team of scientists working at Berkeley Lab’s 88-Inch Cyclotron has discovered a new form of the human-made element mendelevium. The newly created isotope, mendelevium-244, is the 17th and lightest form of the element, which was first discovered i...
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Physical Review Letters, June 23, 2020
Notre Dame research finds that the poverty rate fell by 2.3 percentage points from 10.9 percent in the months leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic (January and February) to 8.6 percent in the two most recent months (April and May).
– University of Notre Dame
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity conference
A new working paper from researchers at the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management and the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, details how political persuasion is driving stock market optimism.
– University of California San Diego