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Older adults didn’t think COVID-19 would affect them

April 09, 2020
Many individuals in the highest risk category for COVID-19 didn’t think the disease would affect them and reported not changing their behavior at the beginning of Chicago’s outbreak.
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A bad egg does good for its mother

April 09, 2020
Northwestern University researchers have discovered the health of the fertilized embryo determines the health of the mother, which has implications for healthy aging and stress resilience.
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Don’t make the doctor decide who lives and who dies

April 07, 2020
A Northwestern expert says deciding how to use ventilators for COVID-19 patients and when to not do cardiopulmonary resuscitation are among the toughest ethical decisions facing health care providers.
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