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Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 might have a tough new foe: The sun. New research shows that sunnier regions of the United States have lower COVID-19 death rates than cloudier areas, suggesting that the sun’s UV rays might somehow provide some protection against the…

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Hottest M&A Areas Are Tech, Health Care: Lincoln Intl (Podcast)

Hottest M&A Areas Are Tech, Health Care: Lincoln Intl (Podcast)

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Protected places see continued deforestation but at a diminished rate, study reveals

A survey of more than 18,000 land parcels spanning 2 million square miles across 63 countries shows that a “protected area” designation reduces the rate of deforestation but does not prevent it.

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Protected areas vulnerable to growing emphasis on food security

Protected areas are critical to mitigating extinction of species; however, they may also be in conflict with efforts to feed the growing human population. A new study shows that 6% of all global terrestrial protected areas are already made up of cropland, a heavily modified habitat that is often not suitable for supporting wildlife. Worse,…

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Some hard-hit areas restrict testing as coronavirus death toll grows in the US

(CNN)As the coronavirus pandemic grows and more states order residents to stay home, officials are making a tough choice to only test high-risk patients and those who are severely ill. The number of coronavirus deaths has surged to 323 in the United States as the virus tightens its grip, leading to fears of a widespread…