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How To Help People Find Real Hope In The Face Of A Pandemic

Hope may be the most vital resource people need to come through this pandemic. But how do we avoid giving false hope while still inspiring confidence in the future? Here are four things leaders can do to help those they lead discover the hope needed to persevere through this turbulent season.

Protect Healthcare Workers: 3D Printer Groups Race To Help 2020 PPE Shortage

Expanding on my post: Calling All Makers With 3D Printers...for Healthcare Workers. Now I want to share local and regional ways you might find people working to provide face shields and other needed PPE gear to nurses and doctors. I selected projects and teams from across the USA.

I Spent A Day In The Feeding Frenzy Of N95 Mask Sellers And Buyers During The Coronavirus Pandemic: This Is What I Learned

For a day I watched the psychology of market pressures play out in an ultra-fast game of finding and selling masks in a pandemic-driven market.

Fintech During The Coronavirus Pandemic: Helping People With Mental Health Conditions Manage Money

How can people living with mental health conditions manage their money during this pandemic? It is clear that the coronavirus is affecting consumer behavior and spending habits, with 52 percent revealing that they will shop online more in the next two weeks as a result of COVID-19.

Reusing N95 Masks Against COVID-19 Coronavirus? The Risks And Options

These masks aren't designed to be used as many times as they are being used. What can you possibly do to reduce your risk when reusing them?

Social Media Reveals Even COVID-19 Crisis Fails To Bridge Political Divide

If ever there was a cause to unite an America divided by bitter partisan politics, it would be the Coronavirus outbreak.

This Biotech Startup Is Out To Change How Drugs Are Prescribed

Olaris, founded in 2014 by Liz O’Day, is using “biomarkers of response” to determine the best possible course of drugs to treat patients most effectively.

Cigna, Humana Waive Patient Out-Of-Pocket Costs For All Coronavirus Treatment

Health insurers Cigna and Humana are waiving customer cost-sharing and co-payments for all treatments related to the Coronavirus strain COVID-19.

Seven Quick Tips For Helping Older Adults Through The Coronavirus Crisis

Seven tips for making sure your older loved ones have what they need to make it through the pandemic as comfortably as possible

As Wealthy Depart For Second Homes, Class Tensions Come To Surface In Coronavirus Crisis

Seasonal residents and full-timers clash, highlighting tensions of class in the vacation town economy.

76,000 Healthcare Workers Have Volunteered To Help NY Hospitals Fight Coronavirus

These healthcare professionals have come out of retirement, non-hospital employment and school settings to join in caring for COVID-19 patients overwhelming NY hospitals.

Risk High That Psychological Pitfalls Will Cause U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak To Be More Fatal Than The Spanish Flu

There is reason to believe that psychological pitfalls will continue to plague U.S. efforts to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. The risk is high that these pitfalls will make the COVID-19 pandemic more fatal for this country than the Spanish flu. To fight COVID-19, we must also address these pitfalls.

Study: Low Risk Of COVID-19 Transmission Via Tears, Eyewear Is Still Important

A new study, published in the Ophthalmology journal, found no traces of SARS-CoV-2 in 64 tear samples from 17 COVID-19 patients, pointing to a low risk of the coronavirus spreading through tears.
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