Our itch to share helps spread COVID-19 misinformation

To stay current about the Covid-19 pandemic, people need to process health information when they read the news. Inevitably, that means people will be exposed to health misinformation, too, in the form of false content, often found online, about the illness.

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How vaping companies are use Instagram to market to young people

E-cigarettes are highly addictive nicotine products with unclear health impacts, particularly on young people. Instagram is a visual social media platform which is wildly popular, particularly with young people

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Desert island discs: Music listened to in younger years defines us forever, research finds

Researchers at the University of Westminster and City University of London analysing the music record choices of guests on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs programme has found that the music we listen to between the age of 10 and 30 define us for the rest of our lives.

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COVID-related discrimination disproportionately impacts racial minorities, study shows

Discrimination against people thought to be infected with coronavirus was experienced by a rising number of United States residents, particularly racial minorities, in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

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