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Tackling Alarming Decline in Nature Requires ‘Safety Net’ of Multiple, Ambitious Goals, Researchers Say

A “safety net” made up of multiple ambitious and interlinked goals is needed to tackle nature’s alarming decline, according to an international team of researchers analyzing the new goals for biodiversity being drafted by the UN’s Convention...
22-Oct-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals Leaned Toward Strict COVID-19 NICU Policies Despite Low Prevalence of Infection, New Study Finds

Two studies examining the impact of COVID-19 on neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) found the prevalence of COVID-19 in NICU infants is low, yet many hospitals at the start of the pandemic put in place strict parental visitation policies and...
21-Oct-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The George Washington University Announces Transformational $12.5 Million Gift Advancing Work on Religious Freedom

Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr.’s $12.5 million commitment to the George Washington University is based on this unique and historic concept. This bequest builds upon the Ambassador’s initial $2.5 million gift in 2016 that established the Loeb...
8-Oct-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vaccine Opposition Online Uniting Around ‘Civil Liberties’ Argument

Anti-vaccination discourse on Facebook increased in volume over the last decade, coalescing around the argument that refusing to vaccinate is a civil right, according to a study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
1-Oct-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

George Washington University Launches Novel COVID-19 Testing Protocol

The George Washington University (GW) has just launched a COVID-19 testing protocol, one that relies on in-house COVID-19 testing provided free of charge to on-campus students, faculty and staff. The new protocol, which includes a GW-developed COVID...
17-Sep-2020 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership names Bethany Hamilton as new Director

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP) at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) is thrilled to announce the selection of Bethany Hamilton as its new Director.
14-Sep-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ancient Earthquake May Have Caused Destruction of Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri

A team of Israeli and American researchers has uncovered new evidence that an earthquake may have caused the destruction and abandonment of a flourishing Canaanite palatial site about 3,700 years ago.
11-Sep-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine Proponents and Opponents are Vectors of Misinformation Online


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