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New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Blacks are hospitalized for COVID-19 at four times the rate of whites, Medicare claims data shows

Medicare claims data shows blacks were hospitalized with COVID-19 at a rate nearly four times higher than whites. Blacks had the highest hospitalization rate, with 465 per 100,000. Hispanics had 258 hospitalizations per 100,000. Asians had 187 per 100,000 and whites had 123 per 100,000. The disparities go beyond race and ethnicity and suggest the… Read More »

COVID-19 emergency shows limitations of nationwide data sharing infrastructure

Several initiatives are working to gather patient data and map information on the spread of COVID-19, even as public health and federal efforts are bogged down in manual and paper-based processes. The private initiatives are looking to incorporate ways to demonstrate the spread and extent of the pandemic in various geographic areas, hoping to enable… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Asian wet markets still ‘filthy’ despite coronavirus pandemic, PETA video shows

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  A shocking graphic video posted on Twitter this week shows conditions in Asian “wet markets” haven’t changed despite a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 307,000 people worldwide. The images, posted by PETA Asia, show pigs, frogs, eels,… Read More »