Tag Archives: Information

Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. In parallel with the microbiome’s rise to fame, probiotics have grown… Read More »

Information about EKG

An EKG is a medical test used to record electrical activity of the heart. It may be used during a regular physical examination or used to check the heart for diseases or abnormalities. The machine works by taking readings from strategically placed little electrode patches on your legs, chest and arms.  Today, EKG (also known… Read More »

Student Information Systems

by Centre College Special Collections With the advent of internet and technology, traditional method of school administration has given way to online platform. With this new methodology known as the student information systems, the teachers have found the tiresome procedure of making lesson plans, grading term papers, taking quizzes and other such things more convenient.… Read More »