Symptom Checker Apps Are Awful at Guessing the Right Illness, Study Finds

Symptom Checker Apps Are Awful at Guessing the Right Illness, Study Finds

24 ViewsA woman on taking the Paris Métro in France.Image: Getty ImagesUsing the internet to diagnose your latest health concern is, perhaps unsurprisingly, not all that effective. A new study from scientists in Australia tested more than two dozen so-called symptom checker apps and found that they correctly diagnosed a hypothetical person’s illness barely over …

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Watch WWII aircraft return to the skies to commemorate Victory in Europe Day

Watch WWII aircraft return to the skies to commemorate Victory in Europe Day

17 ViewsHistoric World War II aircraft returned to the skies over Houston and Phoenix to honor the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. Multiple units of the The Commemorative Air Force, which touts itself as the largest flying museum in the world, coordinated flyovers in both cities to recognize the United States’ victory ending World …

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50 ways you may be overworking yourself to help others without even realizing it

50 ways you may be overworking yourself to help others without even realizing it

17 ViewsWhen anxiety hits, we turn on our autopilot. We find the quickest way to calm ourselves and everyone else down. For many of us (*cough* me), the fastest strategy is to become over-responsible for family, friends, colleagues, and even strangers. Overfunctioning for others can be effective at managing anxiety or tension, but it can …

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Why are stocks soaring as the economy melts down? Thank the Fed.

Why are stocks soaring as the economy melts down? Thank the Fed.

17 ViewsPablo Martinez Monsivais/AP The stock market climbed for a second straight week, ignoring gloomy economic forecasts and bleak data as traders find a silver lining in the Federal Reserve. In recent weeks, the Fed has used both old and new programs to ensure credit flows where it’s needed, signaling to investors that the public …

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DraftKings soars as much as 18% after making trading debut amid sports lockdown and intense market volatility

DraftKings soars as much as 18% after making trading debut amid sports lockdown and intense market volatility

16 ViewsCharles Krupa/AP Sports betting firm DraftKings soared as much as 18% in its Friday trading debut. The company went public through a merger with Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp and SBTech, allowing shares to begin trading without an initial public offering or direct listing. DraftKings’ first day of trading arrives as the coronavirus halts nearly …

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Photos inside an emergency room of a Yonkers hospital offers a glimpse into New York’s coronavirus outbreak

Photos inside an emergency room of a Yonkers hospital offers a glimpse into New York’s coronavirus outbreak

9 ViewsPhotos inside a Yonkers hospital emergency room offers a glimpse into the extent of the New York coronavirus outbreak.Half of the approximately 280 staff members at Saint Joseph’s Medical Center tested positive for coronavirus — with another 25 to 30 still awaiting results.Officials at the hospital knew the pandemic was going to crush them, …

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