Zoom’s new security feature will let you stop ‘Zoombombers’ in their tracks

Zoom will now let you temporarily pause meetings so you can kick out “Zoombombers” or disruptive individuals, the company announced in a blog post. As Zoom usage skyrocketed during the pandemic, pranksters and hackers found ways to invade Zoom calls and display shocking videos and disruptive content, a practice that has become known as “Zoombombing.” […]

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Father and Son Make History as They Graduate Tx. Police Academy Together: ‘It Gave Us a Bond’

A father and son have left their mark on a Texas police academy after they graduated from the program together. Winston and Christian Edmondson both recently completed Tarrant County College’s Law Enforcement Academy, marking the first father and son duo in recent memory to graduate from the academy together, CBS affiliate KTVT reported. “As we […]

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Study questions blood pressure drug guidance based on age and ethnicity

No evidence found to support differing advice according to age and ethnicity Current UK guidance on drug treatment for high blood pressure—which differs depending on a patient’s age and ethnicity—could be simplified in line with other international guidelines, suggests a study published by The BMJ. The results show similar reductions in blood pressure for three […]

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New Hand-Held Prototype is Being Developed for Home-Based Cancer Screening Kit

Scientists from two universities in Ontario, Canada reported progress on their efforts to release the world’s first hand-held home test kit designed to screen for cancer. A home-based screening kit for different kinds of cancers would be game-changing in the quest for more proactive health monitoring. To this end, researchers from McMaster and Brock universities […]

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Commentary: Want to understand health disparities? Get your antiracist goggles on

When it comes to understanding why children from non-white race groups have such poor health outcomes compared with their white counterparts, it’s time for researchers to look beyond their genes and delve deeper into social factors, according to a commentary published today in the journal Pediatrics. “Framing race in biological terms within health sciences is […]

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