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Brain-powered wheelchair shows promise in the real world |  Dell School of Medicine

Brain-powered wheelchair shows promise in the real world | Dell School of Medicine

AUSTIN, Texas — In one of the first studies of its kind, several people with motor disabilities were able to use a wheelchair that translates their thoughts into motion. The study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and published today in the journal iScience is an important step forward for brain-machine …

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I'm a psychologist - here are the real reasons why you don't want to exercise

I’m a psychologist – here are the real reasons why you don’t want to exercise

As it gets colder, most of us just want to sit on the couch with a cup of tea. If it’s raining and blowing outside, the last thing you want to do is brave the elements for some exercise. 1 When it comes to winter months, most people want to stay hidden indoors, research showsCredit: …

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'A real medical home': Howard County expands school welfare centers to reach underserved and uninsured students

‘A real medical home’: Howard County expands school welfare centers to reach underserved and uninsured students

Doctor visits can be time-consuming for students, taking them away from the classroom for hours while they sit in traffic and waiting rooms. But at some Howard County public schools, a pediatrician is just a click away. At the county’s 11 School Wellness Centers, students can receive on-site physical exams, screenings and, at eight of …

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Health systems eye real estate moves in post-pandemic world

Health systems eye real estate moves in post-pandemic world

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios Healthcare systems facing economic headwinds and the aftermath of the pandemic are taking a closer look at whether to divest or extract more value from their real estate holdings. Why is this important: Real estate can represent up to 40% of a health system’s balance sheet and also represents a significant portion …

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COVID depression is real.  Here's what you need to know.

COVID depression is real. Here’s what you need to know.

The World Health Organization noted this year that anxiety and depression increased by 25% worldwide in the first year alone of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Jon Han/The New York Times) The World Health Organization noted this year that anxiety and depression increased by 25% worldwide in just the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. And researchers …

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COVID depression is real.  Here's what you need to know.

COVID depression is real. Here’s what you need to know.

The World Health Organization noted this year that anxiety and depression increased by 25% worldwide in the first year alone of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Jon Han/The New York Times) The World Health Organization noted this year that anxiety and depression increased by 25% worldwide in just the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. And researchers …

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