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The U.S. healthcare sector’s fragile cybersecurity infrastructure continually suffers from cyberattacks that threaten safe healthcare delivery. In 2020, the first patient death attributed to a ransomware attack occurred (6, 8). Cyberattacks
The COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed many industries, but one of its biggest effects was the effect it had on education. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the pandemic has
In the beginning of 1953, a catastrophe—something still referred to as "The Disaster" by the Dutch—hit the Netherlands. The storm, causing 1836 casualties and breaching over 150 dykes, swept the country
You may have noticed billionaires like Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk making headlines recently for announcing their new involvements in outer space. These men are not trained astronauts or astrophysicists, yet they have
Regenerative medicine is at the forefront of helping hundreds of millions of people and is the next step in curing previously incurable diseases, most notably many chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, etc.) which plague developing nations with aging populations.
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As community solar continues to grow, it becomes yet another tool homeowners, city leaders, and government officials can use to fight cliamte change, address energy scarcity, and spur economic activity.
Abstract Indigenous communities in Canada face a decreased life expectancy due to higher rates of chronic illnesses. Increased physical activity is considered a key factor in reducing the risks of these chronic diseases
Since the introduction of COVID-19 in late December of 2019, COVID’s rampant spread has locked down families, communities and global economies. With a host of problems ranging from vaccine procurement to administration, Africa’s vaccination effort is in dire need of assistance.
Spurred by an increasingly industrialized world since the mid-20th century, climate change and global warming have risen to the forefront of international issues that have and will continue to define environmental policy for
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