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Dean of Stanford Medicine: How virtual care can make medicine even more human
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“The good physician treats the disease;” said William Osler, a pioneer of modern medicine, “the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” That principle has guided physicians for more than a century. But in a health crisis that demands physical distancing and conserving protective equipment, we must now attempt what seems impossible: providing […]

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Canada and France say donations of coronavirus masks won't influence decisions on Huawei and 5G
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Huawei, caught in the crossfire of a larger U.S.-China trade and technology battle, has given masks to a number of countries around the world.

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Entrepreneurs Review the SBA PPP Loan-Application Processes
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The public has spoken, and the results range from frustration to relief.

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Thousands Without Power After Storms Roar Through Pennsylvania
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Thousands of utility customers across Pennsylvania were without power early Wednesday after severe thunderstorms roared through the state, knocking down trees and utility lines and possibly spawning a tornado. The storms containing heavy rains, hail, lightning and strong winds hit …

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Lessons on Trade-Offs From the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Viewpoint
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LONDON — Lockdowns have brought most of the world’s advanced economies to a near standstill as policymakers fight the coronavirus pandemic by banning all but essential movement outside the home. Tens of millions of employees across retail, entertainment, food services, …

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Judge Won’t Approve California Wildfire Victims Letter Attacking PG&E
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A federal judge has refused to put his stamp of approval on a letter to Northern California wildfire victims from attorneys who allege that Pacific Gas & Electric may be breaking its promises as it tries to preserve a plan …

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Utah Business Insurance Names Nielsen Chief Operating Officer
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Utah Business Insurance Co. has named Tyler Nielsen chief operating officer. Nielsen joined the company in 2012. He advanced through various positions, including most recently as vice president of operations. UBIC provides workers’ compensation insurance.

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Anticipated Coronavirus Claims Scenarios Across Major Coverage Lines: Viewpoint
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As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed over the past several months, participants in the insurance industry have recognized the likelihood of a resulting increase in claims volume. Much of the early focus has been on the ramifications to insurers that …

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French army reports 50 COVID-19 cases aboard aircraft carrier
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In a statement, it added that three sailors had been preventively evacuated by air to a military hospital in Toulon, southern France, home port of the carrier.

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