Artificial intelligence could enhance diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders

DARIEN, IL — Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine, resulting in more patient-centered care and better outcomes, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the position statement was developed…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: New York State Reports First Case

Here’s what you need to know: A Manhattan woman is New York State’s first confirmed case. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday confirmed New York State’s first case of the coronavirus, saying that a woman contracted the virus while traveling in Iran and is now in New York isolated in her home. “The…

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Coronavirus May Have Spread in U.S. for Weeks, Gene Sequencing Suggests

Researchers who have examined the genomes of two coronavirus infections in Washington State say the similarities between the cases suggest that the virus may have been spreading in the state for weeks. Washington had the United States’ first confirmed case of coronavirus, announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Jan.…

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A Virus Spreads, Stocks Fall, and Democrats See an Opening to Hit Trump

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates have seized on President Trump’s response to the spreading global coronavirus outbreak, and the growing threat it poses to America’s record-long economic expansion, to attack the president on what has been his greatest strength with voters: the economy. Until last week, the candidates had largely attacked Mr. Trump’s economic management…

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Avoiding Coronavirus May Be a Luxury Some Workers Can’t Afford

Stay home from work if you get sick. See a doctor. Use a separate bathroom from the people you live with. Prepare for schools to close, and to work from home. These are measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended to slow a coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Yet…

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How to Prepare for Coronavirus: Masks, Washing Hands, Masks and More

Here’s what you can do: The coronavirus continues to spread in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, with more than 70 cases and one death confirmed in the United States. While the Food and Drug Administration announced this weekend that testing in the United States would be greatly expanded, health experts have been…

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In Trump’s Words: Praise for the Taliban and Optimism About the Coronavirus

On a day that saw the signing of a historic agreement with the Taliban and the first American death of the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump found himself veering off message on Saturday during both a news conference and a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The president said the administration was thinking…

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Alaïa and Lagerfeld: The Lives of Very Different Men

People in fashion are obsessed with time. It’s why designers talk about being inspired by ages: gilded, jazz, space or medieval. It’s why fashion writers reference decades like they’re talking about reuniting with old friends. The 1970s are back. The 1990s are back. The 1950s, the 2000s. It’s why one of the most devastating criticisms…

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Velvet Ropes, Inclusion and Kanye West in Paris

PARIS — The weekend began in the gilded salons of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a grand mid-19th-century building on the banks of the Seine where the foundation of the European Union was laid and where Friday night Diane von Furstenberg received the honor of the Chevalier de Legion d’Honneur from Christine Lagarde, president of…

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How Does the Coronavirus Compare to the Flu?

Is this new coronavirus really a serious danger? Doesn’t the flu kill more people? As the United States recorded its first coronavirus death on Saturday — and as other cases popped up in people without known risks on the West Coast — Americans wondered how to measure this new threat against a more…

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