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In today’s world technology is evolving fast and so are we as a community. As technology continues to become more integrated into our everyday life, there is also a great emphasis on the inclusion of information technology to improve patient care. The impact of Health Information Technology (HIT) has revolutionised patient care on a global scale. HIT is the application of information technology to healthcare....

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It was not long ago, before the occurrence of Coronavirus, that the World Health Organisation (WHO) experts were consistently predicting that the next pandemic will happen in South Asia or East Asia, citing the unhygienic population boom as one of the main reasons. The prediction was amplified when a deadly mysterious virus caused the death of a Chinese individual and the infection spread among 40-45...

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flu

Social media is more than just social media. And researchers know exactly how to make more of it. This gigantic platform on the internet is a one-stop open information source about the lives of millions of people and it’s exactly what scientists could use, to say- track down the flu, or even worse, an epidemic.   A team lead by Alessandro Vespignani, Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern...

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Child safe ad policy on YouTube ?

Recently, YouTube came up with a new advertising policy for its viewers, also keeping in mind the children who might come across something that may be inappropriate for their age. But, the child safe ad policy designed by YouTube raises the question of how it is going to affect the viewership of the kids- will it be affected negatively or not? This policy is going...

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Best Buddies organisation at Northeastern

Best Buddies is an organisation at Northeastern University that aims at providing guidance and support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The people who are provided mentorship in this organisation are from communities in and around Boston.   Kylie Schreck, a student at Northeastern University,was in high school when she volunteered to help teach a girl named Kiley. The girl had a genetic brain disorder that...

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Depiction of Social issues of 21st century

One question that followers of social activism are repeatedly asked is the secret of their strength of resistance. Human nature, as Thomas Hobbes described is based on greed and selfish interest. Individuals are always driven towards personal gains rather than actions that are in the collective interest of society. History has always been of blood and soil, our past immersed in the struggle for power...

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Northeastern University’s basketball team, the Huskies, celebrated their 100th season of men’s basketball with their home opener in the first week of November.  Coach Bill Coen launched his 14th season as coach of Northeastern men’s basketball team.   The Huskies won with 72-67 in their first game and that is all Coen could have wanted from their first game of the season. The four key returnees from 2018’s Colonial Athletic Association...

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Alina Mueller and Chloe Aurard are two leading players of Northeastern University’s elite women’s hockey team, Huskies. They are very good friends now. On their arrival at the Northeastern University last year, they were suggested to take a room together since they were the only Europeans on the team and appeared to have much in common. However, their pre-existing relationship was distant and sprung from their competitive natures.   Mueller...

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Opium, drugs, and heroines have been a major problem in history. The addiction that these substances develop can make nations go to war. The opium war between China and the British Empire is one such example. Modern nations have sought to curb the ill effects of drug addiction via the means of strict laws that punish the addicts. They think in this way drug production...

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