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TipRanks Billionaire Ray Dalio Places Bet on 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks When billionaire financier Ray Dalio makes a move, Wall Street pays attention. Dalio, who got his start working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange trading commodity futures, founded the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, in 1975. With the firm managing …

Duke Health is one of several sites across the country involved in a clinical trial testing the COVID-19 vaccine on children. The trial is testing the safety and effectiveness of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on 2,000 children across the country between the ages of 12 and 15. Sophie Holland is one of about 100 children enrolled …

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Successfully on Mars (Highlight Reel)  NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Highlights From NASA’s Successful Landing on Mars  The New York Times NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars  Fox News Driving Mars Exploration: How the Perseverance Rover Will Pave a Path into the Future  National Air and Space Museum Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars and …

A technology that is widely used by commercial genetic testing companies is “extremely unreliable” in detecting very rare variants, meaning results suggesting individuals carry rare disease-causing genetic variants are usually wrong, according to new research published in the BMJ. After hearing of cases where women had surgery scheduled after wrongly being told they had very …

Evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defence the first time, new research suggests. How long immunity lasts from natural infection is one of the big …

Houston Health Department Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of February 8 February 7, 2021 HOUSTON –  The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of February 8, 2021. Seventeen FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. Houston …

On January 21, President Biden kicked off his administration by outlining a new strategy to combat COVID-19. As part of this strategy, Biden issued an Executive Order that appears aimed at revisiting Trump administration guidance that exempted health plans from having to cover without cost-sharing COVID-19 testing for individuals who lack symptoms, a doctor’s order, …

New York, Jan. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “NDT & Inspection Market Research Report by Testing Technology, by Type, by Vertical – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06018559/?utm_source=GNW Market Statistics:The report provides market sizing and forecast across five major currencies – USD, EUR …

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville based biotechnology firm Integrity Laboratories is launching what it calls a game changer for COVID-19 testing and treatment. The new technology is called AmpliteCt™, which is a viral load indicator. The “viral load” is essentially how much of the virus is in a patient’s system. When someone gets tested for …

ANN ARBOR, MI — The Washtenaw County Health Department is offering no-cost COVID-19 testing for community members on Sunday, Jan. 24, at Pioneer High School. Pre-registration for testing is available but not required. No vaccination will be available at the event – only saliva or nasal polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing. Testing will take place …