Tag: health care manpower

Newsom Casts Political Blame in New California Vaccine Push

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Making a fresh push for vaccinations as...

Failed viral suppression in CAB/RPV linked to 3 Risk Factors

A body mass index (BMI) ≥30 kg/m2, rilpivirine resistance–associated mutations, and the HIV-1 subtype A6/A1 can raise a person’s risk for confirmed virologic failure (CVF)...

Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health?

  Chef Michel Nischan has won the prestigious James Beard Award four times, written cookbooks, and launched a restaurant with the late actor Paul Newman....

Health Officials Play COVID-19 Blame Game

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson suggested Tuesday...

Medical Coalition Endorses Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A group of six medical organizations has put out a statement...

Women Doctors of Color Feel Pressure to Change Their Look

The hashtag #BigHoopEnergy has sparked an online conversation about how women of color in the medical field are pressured to conform to traditional standards of...

University of California Sets Rules for Religious Hospitals

The University of California’s governing board has adopted a new policy that tightens the rules on affiliations with hospitals that impose religious restrictions on health...

Hope in a Year of Challenges

Black health care workers have suffered blows to their lives and careers over the past year. Racial disparities in health care continue as more and...

The Realities of ‘No Jab, No Job’ for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six of Dr. Eric Berger’s 47 staff members left his Philadelphia...

Oncologists Underestimate Patients’ Use of Complementary Tx

A large percentage of cancer patients use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, typically with the goal of relieving pain and controlling the adverse...

COVID-19 Death Toll Higher for International Medical Graduates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Graduates of international medical schools died from COVID-19 in disproportionate numbers...

OSHA Issues New Rules on COVID-19 Safety for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited...

Almost Half of Patients With Migraine Reluctant to Seek Care

Almost 50% of patients with migraine hesitate to seek appropriate care, new research shows. A survey of nearly 18,000 participants with migraine showed that 46%...

Less Aerosolization With Some Nasogastric Intubation Procedures

Nasogastric intubation for esophageal manometry or impedance monitoring does not generate significant aerosol particles and is associated with minimal droplet spread, according to a Belgian...

Virtual EULAR Congress Aims for Patient-Inclusive Programming

Although clinicians and researchers dominate attendance at medical conferences, patients have always been welcome at many such meetings. The movement of most conferences to an...

Texas Standoff Embodies US Battle Over COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There is an escalating fight between Houston Methodist Hospital and wary...

Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Covid-19 is opening the door for researchers to address a problem...

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events

A parenting assessment can add value to a clinic visit by facilitating conversations about discipline and potentially mitigating adverse childhood experiences, based on survey data...

Race, Socioeconomics: Barriers to Migraine Care

Race and socioeconomic status can hinder and delay patient access to migraine treatment and result in poorer outcomes, according to a study published in the...

Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement

After navigating a pandemic that turned the world – including the world of hospital medicine – upside down for so long, the very idea of...

Should COVID Shots for Teens Go to Developing Countries?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. U.S. officials are poised to authorize the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for...

Who Can Call Themselves ‘Doctor?’ The Debate Heats Up

Physicians and non-physicians clearly differ in whether or not a PhD or EdD should be able to call themselves ‘doctor,’ a new Medscape poll Who...

How Does Fragmented Care Affect IBD Outcomes?

Poor continuity of care may lead to worse outcomes among patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to data from more than 20,000 veterans....

J&J Pause Did Not Upend Vaccine Confidence: Poll

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The recommended pause on April 13 in the rollout of the...

Adolescent Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the past year, adolescents, families, educators, and health care providers have had to press forward through myriad challenges and stressors with flexibility and adaptability....