Articles by tag: CDC

From Home-Schooling to Public School, Improving Teen Internet Use Starts with Parents

teen internet use

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention highlights challenges in regulating teen internet use and the significant effects that social media and the web have on our country’s children. The CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which is released every two years, shows how toxic these influences can be for both…

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The CDC Has New Updates to Their Clinical Practice Guidelines When It Comes to Opioids

There’s been a new update to the CDC’s Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. These updates include emphasizing non-opioid alternatives when available, but also flexibility, which has been widely held as a more appropriate stance for the CDC to take when giving healthcare providers more options for treating patients. Dr. Michael Sprintz,…

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Cruise Lines Adapt to Rough Waters with Ever-Changing CDC Guidelines

Uncertainty is the name of the game for the cruises in 2022. To close out 2021, the industry, which has been struggling to unanchor itself from the financial and PR losses it faced during the pandemic, was hit with a fresh update from the CDC. The message was clear for travelers: stay away. Upgrading its…

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CDC Lifts Mask Recommendations, Sparking Economic Optimism

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance says fully vaccinated people can now ditch their masks as a turning point in the U.S. fight against COVID and comes as U.S. caseloads fall and overall vaccinations rise. Tune in below for more insights from Bloomberg’s Ian Fisher. Host: Ian it really does feel like a…

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Cruise Industry to Set Sail In 2021, As CDC Signals Reopening At Sea

Since the onset of COVID, the cruise industry has been one of the hospitality & tourism sectors hit the hardest, struggling to adapt to CDC guidelines, protect its workers & travelers, and survive without mass hemorrhaging. This hit bore out in the numbers; in late 2020, a CLIA report estimated that pausing cruise operations caused…

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Sanitation Practices That We Will Stick With After COVID

The initial response to COVID saw a massive increase in the use of disinfectants across a wide spectrum of operations, everything from retail, transportation, hospitality, and healthcare to gymnasiums and restaurants introduced programs with intensive disinfection. People who were not routinely disinfecting surfaces put in place protocols to disinfect after every use, or moved from…

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CDC Guidelines “Really Not Workable” According to Carnival CEO

U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Carnival Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said the agency’s restrictions were “not workable,” and that the company considered setting its ships to sail from outside the U.S. Donald spoke with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar.   Donald: The CDC, I think,…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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CDC Says Cruises Possible by Mid-Summer as Tensions Boil Over
April 6, 2021

(Bloomberg) — U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday after Carnival Corp., the largest operator, threatened to relocate ships to other markets. The agency’s signal sent shares of cruise companies rising in after-market trading, with Carnival gaining as much as 4.9%. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd….

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How to Protect Your Business From Liabilities
September 1, 2020

With mask mandates becoming a common practice in many public spaces, employers force customer-facing service workers to shoulder the responsibility of policing proper mask-wearing procedures. But is this really fair to them? How can business owners protect their employees in these situations? And how can they protect themselves from potential lawsuits from the Occupational…

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Tito’s Vodka Takes on Twitter Jokesters in Wake of Coronavirus Fears: Business Casual
March 10, 2020

On this “Secure the Bag” segment of Business Casual with Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern, contributor Taylor Bagley took on the recent Twitter performance of Tito’s Vodka, and Austin, Texas-based distiller. Specifically, Tito’s took to the social media platform last week to call out Twitter users jumping on a joke trend…

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Preventing Mold in the Workplace
December 10, 2019

Sam Reed authored this article. Reed is a content writer at PTAC4Less, an online retailer selling packaged terminal air conditioner units (PTAC units) since 2003. Mold is a naturally occurring organism that can be found anywhere, but it can cause a handful of problems if it is present in the workplace. Many people are allergic to mold,…

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