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The surprisingly low-tech way doctors communicate in sealed rooms? Baby monitors

The surprisingly low-tech way doctors communicate in sealed rooms? Baby monitors

While hospitals were scrambling for ventilators, masks and gloves in preparation for a COVID-19 surge, many were also installing baby monitors in emergency departments and intensive care units.
Blood test helped detect cancer before symptoms, study finds

Blood test helped detect cancer before symptoms, study finds

For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people with no history or symptoms of the disease. The test is still experimental.
Blood test helped detect cancer before symptoms, study finds

Blood test helped detect cancer before symptoms, study finds

For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people with no history or symptoms of the disease. The test is still experimental.
Storybooks, radio connect kids isolated in far-flung Alaska

Storybooks, radio connect kids isolated in far-flung Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — All it takes is a few words from a storybook to connect kids over the crackle of an AM radio station.
Pete Davidson's 'King of Staten Island' to open on-demand

Pete Davidson's 'King of Staten Island' to open on-demand

NEW YORK — Judd Apatow's “The King of Staten Island,” starring Pete Davidson, will release straight to home on-demand video after having its theatrical release cancelled .
Reality TV star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross dies in Georgia wreck

Reality TV star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross dies in Georgia wreck

ATLANTA — Ashley Ross of the reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta” has died in a head-on crash on a Georgia road, police and her representative confirmed Tuesday. Ross, 34, who was known as “Ms.
Comics keep laughs coming even with clubs closed by COVID-19

Comics keep laughs coming even with clubs closed by COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — Whenever she’s down, Tiffany Haddish says she finds a good joke can bring her right back up.

Mental Health Commission launches free mental health tools for essential workers

OTTAWA — The Mental Health Commission of Canada is offering free online mental health programs to essential workers struggling with the emotional and psychological strain of COVID-19.
Oprah to headline Facebook, Instagram graduation event

Oprah to headline Facebook, Instagram graduation event

NEW YORK — Oprah will be the commencement speaker and Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X and Simone Biles will offer words of wisdom to the Class of 2020 in a multi-hour graduation streaming event on Facebook and Instagram on May 15.
High Times owner scores 13 California marijuana dispensaries

High Times owner scores 13 California marijuana dispensaries

LOS ANGELES — The owner of High Times is going to start selling marijuana after championing its use in the pages of its magazine for nearly half a century. Hightimes Holding Corp.