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Linguistics experts call for alternative ways of talking about Covid-19

Linguistics experts call for alternative ways of talking about Covid-19

‘You pray that you got the drug.’ Ailing couple gambles on trial for COVID-19 cure

‘You pray that you got the drug.’ Ailing couple gambles on trial for COVID-19 cure

IRB Barcelona and Amazon join forces to develop computational tool in the fight against COVID-19

IRB Barcelona and Amazon join forces to develop computational tool in the fight against COVID-19

IBM Watson Assistant for Citizens provides responses to common COVID-19 queries

IBM Watson Assistant for Citizens provides responses to common COVID-19 queries

Medicaid nearing ‘eye of the storm’ as newly unemployed look for coverage

Medicaid nearing ‘eye of the storm’ as newly unemployed look for coverage

COVID-19 by the numbers

COVID-19 by the numbers

Mobile apps for instant contact tracing could slow the rate of coronavirus transmission

Mobile apps for instant contact tracing could slow the rate of coronavirus transmission

AGS commends Congress for prioritizing care for older adults in response to COVID-19

AGS commends Congress for prioritizing care for older adults in response to COVID-19

Brain mapping shows motor regions for the hand may be connected to entire body

Brain mapping shows motor regions for the hand may be connected to entire body

Hyped claims that AI outdoes doctors at diagnosis could harm patient safety

Hyped claims that AI outdoes doctors at diagnosis could harm patient safety

Culturally adapted diabetes education programs boost Latino participation

Culturally adapted diabetes education programs boost Latino participation

New test to measure expressive language skills of people with Fragile X syndrome

New test to measure expressive language skills of people with Fragile X syndrome

ELS can be useful in measuring outcomes for treatment studies in intellectual disabilities

ELS can be useful in measuring outcomes for treatment studies in intellectual disabilities

Early evaluation of stroke victims can help link brain regions to speech functions

Early evaluation of stroke victims can help link brain regions to speech functions

Study unravels brain mechanisms in the event of a second stroke

Study unravels brain mechanisms in the event of a second stroke

Screen time impairs children's language skills

Screen time impairs children's language skills

Style of language influences credibility and trust in health forums

Style of language influences credibility and trust in health forums

Neuroscientists investigate how the brain controls the voice

Neuroscientists investigate how the brain controls the voice

Standardized test for dementia diagnosis can now be used in seven languages in India

Standardized test for dementia diagnosis can now be used in seven languages in India

Sebelius, looking back at ACA, says the country’s never ‘seen this kind of battle’

Sebelius, looking back at ACA, says the country’s never ‘seen this kind of battle’