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Why Prioritizing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus Is So Important

As our routines change, setting consistent bedtime schedules can help us regain control and combat feelings of stress and anxiety.

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Do Employer Owe Employees Paid Sick Leave When They Self-Quarantine - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: After I spent a weekend bar hoping, I felt remorseful, and self-quarantined so I wouldn’t bring COVID into my …

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My Employer's Shenanigans Cost Me My Job - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: After coronavirus hit, my employer changed a dozen of us to contractor status. None of us understood why or …

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CDC backtracks on warning that coronavirus is airborne

The agency's unusual reversal comes as the country prepares for flu season and cooler weather that will likely drive many people to spend more time indoors.

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Unemployment’s Ugly Sibling: Underemployment-What To Do If You're Underemployed - Workplace Coach Blog

You’re lucky to have a job, except you don’t feel lucky. Perhaps you work parttime but need full-time work. You …

Psychology | Psychology

The Coronavirus Made Us Socially Awkward

Deprive people of interactions with peers, and their social skills will atrophy. This is yet another side effect of the pandemic.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Mask wearers are “dramatically less likely” to get a severe case of Covid-19

When people wear masks, they can still get infected, but they’re more likely to have milder symptoms.

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My Boss Refuses to Wear a Face Mask - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: In past weeks, it’s just been four or five us in the office. Two of us wear masks when …

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I Don't Want to Wear a Face Mask; Can My Employer Make Me? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer’s “back to the office” email informs us we’re required to wear face masks anytime we’re not at …

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Anxiety From The Covid-19 Pandemic Could Be Making Eating Disorders Worse

A new international survey of those with eating disorders found that symptoms were worsening, even in those who had previously been stable and in remission, over Covid-19.

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Does My Employer Have to Pay My Office Expenses? Are They Liable for My Safety? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: COVID19 has caused employers large and small to require the employers work from home rather than their employer’s worksites. …

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Employees & Their Families Sue Employers Over COVID-19 Exposure - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My partner and I have owned and operated our business for twenty-three years.  When the pandemic first hit, we …

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Prof Who Founded Anti-Harassment Group Created Hoax Of Professor Dying Of COVID

On Tuesday, the woman who founded the advocacy group MeTooSTEM, which was created to fight harassment in the sciences, admitted that she was the creator of a hoax Twitter account of a queer, Hopi scientist supposed to be an Arizona State professor who die

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Employees Push Back Against Returning to Work, Choosing Unemployment - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: We didn’t expect the pushback we got from two of our furloughed employees when we called them back to …

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘She Dies Tomorrow,’ ‘Amulet’ and ‘Relic’ Mine the Horror of Isolation - The New York Times

Three new movies show why this cinematic genre is best suited to the Covid-19 era, when isolation has become not just a way of life, but necessary to avoid deaths.

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Employees Could Take A Company Down During COVID - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Our small business is hanging on by a shoestring. Three of our employees attended a fourth of July barbecue. None of them wore masks. Another barbeque guest was COVID-infected. One after another each of our employees became become ill, forcing m

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6 ?s to Answer Before Returning Your Workplace to a "New Normal" - Workplace Coach Blog

You’ve been operating your company with a skeleton crew. In less than ten days, you plan to resume “new-normal” operations. Before you welcome your furloughed employees back to the workplace, make sure you can answer these six questions. Can you imp

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A dystopian, fear-based, isolationist world

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No One Knows What Thailand Is Doing Right, but So Far, It’s Working - The New York Times

Can the country’s low rate of Covid-19 infections be attributed to culture? Genetics? Face masks? Or a combination of all three?

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Can My Employer Fire Me For Going to a Bar or Do I Have Any Freedom Left? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer sent a two-part email to every employee last week. “As you know we’ve had a local spike in COVID-19 infections. The health department has provided a list of the establishments, primarily bars, where COVID-19 individuals spent ext

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 12,2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 12, 2020 Israel continues to develop tests and treatments to combat the Covid-19 virus that attacks the respiratory system and also restricts many of us from enjoying the fresh air outside. Other Israeli me

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Employee Fakes COVID To Get 2 Weeks Off - Workplace Coach Blog

When your employee or coworker calls to let you know he tested positive for COVID, you respond immediately with sympathy and worry, and then spring into action and offer what help you can. If you are his employer, you tell your employee to take care of hi

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COVID-19: How to Create a New Normal | Workplace Coach Blog

Join Dr. Lynne Curry as she helps explain how to create a new normal in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rebuilding Your Career and Landing Jobs in the Age of COVID: Don’t Limit Yourself to Yesterday’s Jobs - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: One month ago, our company closed nine branches across the country. Everyone in my department and branch is looking for work. That means I’m competing with my former leads, supervisor and manager and younger candidates with superior technologi

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Vindicated? Trump-touted COVID-19 drug hydroxychloroquine works, according to new study

The anti-malaria drug that President Trump touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus, hydroxychloroquine, successfully lowered the death rate among hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the most recent study of the drug.

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Texas Pharmacy Board Backs Down on Coronavirus Medicine Restrictions | Texas Scorecard

After outrage from grassroots Texans, state bureaucrats backed down on requiring physicians to submit a written diagnosis when prescribing a drug one physician claims has had very positive results treating the Chinese coronavirus.

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California biopharmaceutical company claims coronavirus antibody breakthrough

A California-based biopharmaceutical company claims to have discovered an antibody that could shield the human body from the coronavirus and flush it out of a person’s system within four days, Fox News has exclusively learned.

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Hydroxychloroquine–Number Of Prescriptions Explodes In France

Despite warnings around taking hydroxychloroquine to combat the symptoms of COVID-19, prescriptions in France have exploded as much as 7,000% in certain parts of the country.

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MAJOR: Plans to Re-Open - U.S Surgeon General Adams DUMPS GATES 'Predictive Contagion' Model - Fort Russ

WASHINGTON DC – Apr 13, 2020 – In a stunning turn of events, Surgeon General Jerome Adams explained in an interview on live XM radio, that the Coronavirus Task Force has, effectively, dumped the Bill Gates/CDC/WHO predictive contagion model, a

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Russia Approves Unproven Malaria Drug to Treat Coronavirus - The Moscow Times

Studies have warned that hydroxychloroquine can be deadly when combined with other drugs.

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Tanzania suspends laboratory head after president questions coronavirus tests

Tanzania has suspended the head of its national health laboratory in charge of testing for the coronavirus and ordered an investigation, a day after President John Magufuli questioned the tests' accuracy.

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Is It Time to Launch an Investigation Into the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Possible ‘Crimes Against Humanity’? —

Occasionally, humanity is confronted with a series of events, oftentimes accompanied with tremendous human suffering, that appear to be so intricately linked and coordinated that…

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More Than 400,000 In L.A. County May Have Already Had Coronavirus, New Study Finds

As many as 442,000 Los Angeles County residents might have already been infected with the coronavirus by early April, a number far higher than the 8,000 cases confirmed at the time, according to a report released Monday. In the first large-scale study of

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The New Orleans Area In Southeast Louisiana Had The Highest Coronavirus Death Rate In The U.S. As Of Friday.

The New Orleans area in southeast Louisiana had the highest coronavirus death rate in the U.S. as of Friday.

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Hydroxychloroquine 'most effective' coronavirus treatment: poll

An international poll of thousands of doctors rated the Trump-touted anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as the best treatment for the novel coronavirus.