Tick Spraying May Not Guard Against Lyme Disease

April 14, 2022 – Two widely used and environmentally safe tick control measures may slash the number of bloodthirsty bugs in your neighborhood, but they won’t reduce your chances of contracting Lyme disease, researchers have found. The results of a 4-year study, which appears in the May 2022 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, showed a … Read more

Frontline and Euronav Merge to Create Tanker Giant in $4.2 Billion Stock Deal

Two of shipping’s biggest names, Norway-based Frontline Ltd. and Belgium’s Euronav NV, have agreed to merge in a move that would create one of the world’s biggest tanker owners. The all-stock deal announced Thursday, which has been approved by both the companies’ boards, involves an exchange of 1.45 Frontline shares for each Euronav share. The … Read more

Months Later, Some New Yorkers Are Still Banging Pots to Thank Frontline Workers

Sept. 28, 2021 — When the coronavirus pandemic locked down the nation’s largest city in the spring of 2020, New Yorkers flocked to their windows to bang their pots and pans and yell their thanks to health care workers and first responders for saving a city ravaged by COVID-19. But as the pandemic wore … Read more

Even With PPE, Frontline Workers Face COVID Risk

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — At the peak of the pandemic in the United States and United Kingdom, frontline health care workers, especially minorities, had much higher risks for COVID-19 than other individuals, a new study finds. Paramedics, who are often the first to see sick patients, are … Read more