U.S. health care emissions continue to rise

Greenhouse gas emissions associated with the American health care system continued to rise in the past decade — accounting for 8% of total U.S. emissions — and remains the largest emitter of any country.

A pair of new Yale-led studies described the increase, analyzed the outsized role of single-use medical devices in generating emissions, and advocate for mandatory reporting and reduction of emissions.

Health care organizations have an obligation to their communities to protect public health,” said Dr. Jodi Sherman, associate professor of anesthesiology and epidemiology at Yale and senior author of both studies. “We must lead by

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Amid concerns about college affordability, a call to increase Pell

When researchers at the National College Attainment Network this month looked at data showing how many people were reapplying for federal student aid to return for another year of college, they were alarmed.

After dipping in the spring at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, the numbers over all had gone back to around what they were at this time last year. But not for the lowest-income students. The number of those with incomes less than $25,000 who were trying to get money to go back to school was down about 5 percent.

The numbers on reapplying for financial aid

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Nanded gurdwara has ‘enough funds’ to build 120-bed hospital, won’t need the donated gold

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Mumbai: The Gurdwara Takht Shri Hazur Sahib in Maharashtra’s Nanded is planning to build a 120-bed hospital in the district, but contrary to reports published last month, it does not have any immediate plans to use the gold donated to it by worshippers over the past 50 years to raise funds for it, ThePrint has learnt.

Bhupinder Singh Manhas, president of the gurdwara board, said the gurdwara has enough funds and eager donors to finance its social welfare projects. He, however, added that the board was open to using its gold reserves for such

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February 2020 – Coronavirus Information (Updated)

Coronavirus Information (Updated)

Originally Published: 3/19/2020

Los Angeles City College’s Student Health Center is in touch with local public health officials and currently there is no known connection between those affected and LACC.

We will be updating this page as new information develops. We wanted to proactively share the following information in the event that you or someone you know is traveling to or from the impacted areas.

This post has been updated to reflect the most recent information available:

  • February 28 – General Update
  • March 2 – LACCD Chancellor Rodriguez Issues Statement
  • March 3 – A
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How Higher Education Can Turn Admissions Into Advantage

Well before the pandemic, higher education institutions were confronted with a challenge with numerous causes — a disruption in student enrollment. The shrinking high school graduate population, lack of academically prepared prospects, and increased skepticism about the value of a college education had created a formidable dilemma. Now, COVID-19 has exacerbated the issue. In 2020, undergraduate enrollment declined 4.4 percent nationally and first-year enrollment fell 13 percent.

At the same time, the increase in online learning, cross-registration, and hybrid institutions means that institutions have more competition for the same pool of students. In fact, the number of students taking online

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