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FAU Economist: Few Markets, if Any, to Avoid U.S. Housing Crisis

By | May 18, 2022

The following is an analysis of the U.S. housing and rental markets by Ken H. Johnson, Ph.D., an economist in Florida Atlantic University's College of Business:

New Oral Antiviral Drug Reduces Death in Early COVID-19

By | May 11, 2022

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have published a commentary in the "American Journal of Medicine" on the first oral antiviral drug for high-risk, newly-infected patients with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Severity Influences Prevention More than Fear of Getting It

By | May 10, 2022

A study by FAU researchers explored the influence of perceptions of COVID-19 on prevention practices early in the pandemic in 719 members of a public social-media focused group.

Study Shows Smoking Increased in Those Trying to Quit During COVID-19

By | April 11, 2022

Researchers found statistically significant and potentially clinically important differences between those who increased and decreased tobacco use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study: Florida Rents Far Outpacing Past Leasing Trends

By | March 22, 2022

Rents for homes and apartments in four Florida markets have soared over the past year, forcing renters to pay well above long-term leasing trends, according to a new study.

FAU Study Shows Population Characteristics Tied to COVID-19 Spread

By | March 9, 2022

Florida counties with higher COVID-19 vaccination rates experience significantly fewer infections and fewer vaccine breakthrough cases, according to a new study from Florida Atlantic University.

Did COVID-19 Make Tinnitus, 'Ringing' in the Ears, Worse?

By | March 2, 2022

A researcher from FAU and collaborators compared patients with tinnitus before and during the COVID-19 pandemic to assess if the severity of tinnitus was influenced by the lockdown related to the pandemic.

'Prescribe Ivermectin for COVID-19 Only in Large Randomized Trials'

By | February 16, 2022

Ivermectin is not approved by the FDA to treat or prevent COVID-19. Nonetheless, prescriptions of ivermectin by U.S. health care providers increased more than tenfold from 3,589 per week pre-COVID-19 to 39,102.

FAU Study Offers New Model for Coordinating Pandemic Policies

By | February 7, 2022

In a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, imposing lockdowns across entire states or regions and enacting other sweeping policy measures aren't practical.

FAU Study Reveals Gaps in Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

By | December 14, 2021

Early distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Florida reached the intended senior population, but it failed to ensure equal access for lower-income and minority communities, according to a new study.