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Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

This photo provided by Gary Nichols shows him, right, with his brother, Alan, on the eve of his euthanization in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, in July 2019. Alan submitted a request to be euthanized and he was killed, despite concerns raised by his family and a nurse practitioner. Nichols’ family reported …

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Experts discuss the knowns and unknowns of long COVID

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain As the vast majority of the world’s population continues to encounter SARS-CoV-2 virus and become infected, one question looms ever larger: What will be the long-term physiological repercussions of having had COVID? Experts from the Harvard Medical School-led Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness discuss the emerging …

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Unionization could help home health care workers, experts say

by Eric D. Lawrence Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain For Susie Young, the days before she was a unionized caregiver weren’t ones to cheer about. “Before the union came in, we had nothing,” she said. “No training. Forget about a paid holiday or vacation. … There’s many workers in this country …

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Experts call for comprehensive reform of miscarriage care and treatment worldwide

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A three-paper report published in The Lancet highlights that the current approach to miscarriage care must be improved, by providing more accurate diagnosis and appropriate investigations, improved treatments to prevent miscarriage, effective management methods that suit women’s needs and preferences, and treatment from health-care professionals specifically …

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How are startups faring during the pandemic? 3 industry experts weigh in

The pandemic has introduced some new and unique challenges to various industries and businesses of all sizes. Learn how startups have weathered these challenges with insights from industry experts. <figure class="image pull-none image-large"><a href="https://www.techrepublic.com/a/hub/i/r/2021/03/12/1fb6d232-08e7-4dc8-9524-4999d8867695/resize/770x/b07b664eebd0e845e02924c905ad19b1/istock-1179186534.jpg" target="_blank" data-component="modalEnlargeImage" data-headline="&lt;p&gt;&lt;/p&gt;" data-credit="Image: iStock/scyther5" rel="noopener"><span class="img aspect-set " style="padding-bottom: 67%"><img src="https://www.techrepublic.com/a/hub/i/r/2021/03/12/1fb6d232-08e7-4dc8-9524-4999d8867695/resize/770x/b07b664eebd0e845e02924c905ad19b1/istock-1179186534.jpg" class="" alt="Staff working on …

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Data Privacy Day: 10 experts give advice for protecting your business

Data Privacy Day is dedicated to achieving sound privacy practices to protect businesses and customers. Learn insights from 10 experts in the field to help safeguard your company. <figure class="image pull-none image-large"><a href="https://tr2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2021/01/28/b34f7f26-5fe0-4a3e-bfc1-0cd353e471df/resize/770x/e8a33ebf928bb4d3e4974f8d373a09c7/istock-1297794046.jpg" target="_blank" data-component="modalEnlargeImage" data-headline="&lt;p&gt;&lt;/p&gt;" data-credit="Image: iStock/Leestat" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow"><span class="img aspect-set " style="padding-bottom: 56%"><img src="https://tr2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2021/01/28/b34f7f26-5fe0-4a3e-bfc1-0cd353e471df/resize/770x/e8a33ebf928bb4d3e4974f8d373a09c7/istock-1297794046.jpg" class="" alt="Data privacy …

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How to plan for a post-pandemic return to work, according to industry experts

The announcement of a potential COVID-19 vaccine brings hope for a return to normalcy in the workplace. Learn from some industry experts how to properly set the stage. <figure class="image pull-none image-large"><a href="https://tr2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2020/11/20/662b046b-58ac-4ea6-b420-1d3be57e6f5b/resize/770x/b0a54f59a9e8af703e3007f0faa7d55d/istock-1251090135.jpg" target="_blank" data-component="modalEnlargeImage" data-headline="&lt;p&gt;&lt;/p&gt;" data-credit="Image: istock/pooiekoo" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow"><span class="img aspect-set " style="padding-bottom: 75%"><img src="https://tr2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2020/11/20/662b046b-58ac-4ea6-b420-1d3be57e6f5b/resize/770x/b0a54f59a9e8af703e3007f0faa7d55d/istock-1251090135.jpg" class="" alt="keyboard mask …

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Experts: Devastating ransomware attack on Garmin highlights danger of haphazard breach responses

The GPS maker scrambled to contain the aftermath of an attack as employees took to social media to describe what was happening. <figure class="image pull-none image-large"><span class="img aspect-set " style="padding-bottom: 66%"><img src="https://tr2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2019/06/14/6e2c3960-62f9-4a00-bccd-e40f48f29939/resize/770x/b434879143949857e3b22eb3f144e7a2/istock-684726904.jpg" class="https://www.techrepublic.com/" alt="Computer security and hacking concept. Ransomware virus has encrypted data in laptop. Hacker is offering key to …

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Health experts grappling with what happens if COVID-19 cases leap

Credit: Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer States are easing COVID-19 lockdowns, and many Americans are joyously leaping in with both feet, lowering their masks and their concerns about distancing as summer nears. But cases are continuing to rise in several states, and scientists expect a second wave in the fall. Based …

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The end of passwords: Industry experts explore the possibilities and challenges

Passwords have been an industry standard and industry headache for decades. Learn some best practice tips for password administration from tech security insiders. <figure class="image pull-none image-large"><a href="https://tr4.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2020/04/13/d56a5560-8c63-460a-bc7d-b2e9b3a2df18/resize/770x/b5668691100eceea687766360a953365/istock-1125002378.jpg" target="_blank" data-component="modalEnlargeImage" data-headline="&lt;p&gt;&lt;/p&gt;" data-credit="Image: designer491, Getty Images/iStockPhoto" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow"><span class="img aspect-set " style="padding-bottom: 67%"><img src="https://tr4.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2020/04/13/d56a5560-8c63-460a-bc7d-b2e9b3a2df18/resize/770x/b5668691100eceea687766360a953365/istock-1125002378.jpg" class="https://www.techrepublic.com/" alt="Password management. Laptop with memo …

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Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 Americans

A security officer talks to a woman walking on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Vietnam on Wednesday starts two weeks of social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults …

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