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This librarian is using 3D printing to help protect health care workers in NYC

This librarian is using 3D printing to help protect health care workers in NYC

A doctor in New York asked for help to alleviate the shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus fight. A librarian stepped in to help. Now Madiha Choksi, a research technologist at the Columbia University Libraries, is leading a group of volunteers that have made over…MORE

Coronavirus symptoms: 10 key indicators and what to do

Coronavirus symptoms: 10 key indicators and what to do

Scientists are learning more each day about the mysterious novel coronavirus and the symptoms of Covid-19, the disease it causes. Fever, cough and shortness of breath are found in the vast majority of all Covid-19 cases. But there are additional signals of the virus, some that are very much like cold or flu, and some…MORE

Parents have a right to be stressed. But don’t take it out on your kids

Parents have a right to be stressed. But don’t take it out on your kids

Just as prior generations were deeply affected by the Great Depression, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and the Kennedys and the horrors of 9/11, the Covid-19 pandemic may well be the defining moment in the lives of today’s children. That’s why we owe it to our children to focus on positive experiences during these…MORE

How to get your family to help with household chores, starting today

How to get your family to help with household chores, starting today

With most states ordering Americans to stay at home in compliance with social distancing, household labor might be piling up faster than you can handle. There are more dirty dishes, more trash, and more areas of the house to organize and keep sanitized. “Many families are now spending a lot more time at home and…MORE

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