COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs increased among users of conservative and social media

PHILADELPHIA – Belief in conspiracies about the COVID-19 pandemic increased through the early months of the U.S. outbreak among people who reported being heavy users of conservative and social media, a study by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers has found. Prior APPC research found that people who regularly used conservative or social media during…

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AATS Foundation scholarships shown to support success in academic surgery

Boston, MA (May 2, 2021) – A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, finds that AATS Foundation fellowships support success in academic surgery career tracks. The AATS Foundation has two primary grant funding mechanisms: the AATS Foundation Scholarship and the Surgical Investigator Award. The study looked at publications, citations, NIH funding,…

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