These are the absolute worst things you can say on a job interview

There may be no other time when you’re being so blatantly judged as when you’re on a job interview. Your resume was strong enough to get you time on a hiring manager’s calendar, so the words you say — and to some extent, the personality you portray, which might include what you’re wearing — may be the difference between a job […]

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Bundled payment model reduces health disparities for Black patients

A new nationwide model of care for hip and knee joint replacements appears to reduce disparities in health outcomes for Black patients, according to new research led by Oregon Health & Science University. Researchers examined health outcomes for about 700,000 patients who underwent joint replacement procedures through Medicare between 2013 and 2017. The study examined differences in outcomes before and […]

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Iran records highest COVID-19 cases in a single day

Iran on Tuesday announced the highest number of cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day, with 3,712 people infected in 24 hours. “We are seeing an increase in confirmed cases, and daily hospitalisations in most of our provinces,” health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said in televised remarks. “The rate of compliance with health protocols and wearing masks […]

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Reading in company boosts creativity

We process language differently depending on whether we are reading alone or in the company of another person, according to a study carried out by teachers and researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) and published in Cortex. The results of recording electrical activity in the brain indicated that when we read […]

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Homemade Masks Do a Great Job Blocking COVID-19

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 — Don’t fret about whether that fabric mask you made on your sewing machine protects against the spread of COVID-19 as well as the face masks sold in stores, new research reassures. Taher Saif, a professor of mechanical science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, examined the effectiveness of common household fabrics in […]

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Even cooked carrots can trigger allergic reactions

The consumption of raw carrots triggers allergic reactions in many people. Contrary to popular belief, cooked carrots can also have this effect. This was recently discovered by a research team at the University of Bayreuth. The carrot’s allergen, Dau c 1, assumes a structure that is harmless to allergy sufferers when highly heated. However, as soon as the temperature drops, […]

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