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Delaying the Olympics may hurt Japan. But risks from the coronavirus could be far greater

Despite the unprecedented decision to delay the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, the negative impact on Japan’s economy pales in comparison to the blow from the coronavirus outbreak, economists and market strategists say. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday caved in to growing calls to postpone the games, and announced they will… Read More »

Iranian state-run media: Coronavirus pandemic could kill millions in country

Iranian state media said that if residents ignore health warnings, millions of people could die across the country. The Tuesday warning was issued by state-run TV journalist Afruz Eslami, who is also a doctor. Eslami cited a study from an Iranian university that outlined three potential scenarios for how many people could die during the… Read More »

Coronavirus could be a boon for telemedicine, as health industry hopes to keep ‘worried well’ out of the hospital

Nurse using a laptop computer. Ian Hooton | Science Photo Library | Getty Images As the coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S., hospitals and insurance companies are expecting a swell in visitors to clinics and emergency rooms. But the crisis could provide a bright spot for one sector of the health industry that has… Read More »

4 changes to nutrition labels that could improve your health – WJXT News4JAX

Food labels have gotten their first major overhaul in over 20 years. The Food and Drug Administration has put new food-label regulations in place based on new health and nutrition research. And according to Consumer Reports’ nutrition experts, at least four of the changes are key to improving your health. The nutrition labels on food… Read More »