Tag: pandemic

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...

A Community-Based Mental Health Program Pivots During the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For more than 70 years, Fountain House has offered a lifeline...

Centre asks States to register FIRs against those involved in assault on doctors

The Centre on Saturday asked state governments to register cases and invoke the stringent Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020 against those who indulge in assault...

Pandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People

The pandemic-caused recession and a federal requirement that states keep Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled until the national emergency ends swelled the pool of people in the...

Many Americans Resuming Pre-Virus Activities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during...

We can sustainably end the pandemic with 7.2 billion vaccine courses a year: Chicago Booth’s Eric Budish

Eric Budish teaches economics at Chicago University’s Booth School of Business. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, Budish discusses the costs and benefits of building swift...

Visa Worries Intensify Pandemic Stress for Hospitalist Moms

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all hospitalists, especially those...

Jobs: Tier 2, tier 3 cities emerging as future tech talent hubs: Report

With the pandemic having proved that work-from-anywhere is possible and mid-to-senior talent moving away from the bigger cities for a better work-life balance, smaller tier...

As COVID-19 Crisis Ebbs, Some Seeking 9/11-Style Commission

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With more than 600,000 Americans dead of COVID-19 and questions still...

Prophylactic Anticoagulation Tied to Lower Death Rate in COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Dr Valerie M. Vaughn Prophylactic anticoagulation to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE)...

COVID Led More Women to Forgo Needed Health Care

June 15, 2021 — Morgan Tebeau has struggled with debilitating back pain all of her adult life. The 38-year-old mother from Harrisonburg, VA, was...

Hospitals Sued Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive  our biggest stories  as soon as they’re published. Last year as...

There will be another pandemic — Are we prepared for it?

The devastating events of Sept. 11, 2001, shook the United States to its core and sparked immediate and consequential actions to protect American lives. Congress...

Lawmakers Debate How Much to Pay for On-Call Phone Appointments

It took covid-19 to give millions of Americans the option of telling their doctor about their aches and pains by phone. But now that more...

COVID-19 Tied to Spike in Suspected Suicide Attempts by Girls

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Suspected suicide attempts by teenaged girls have increased significantly during the...

Pandemic Boosted Drinking Among Americans Over 50

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Drinking rose among older Americans during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that...

Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Highlights: Study finds two doses needed to block delta variant. 6,000 die from COVID-19 in single day in India....

Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  ...

Expiration Dates on J&J COVID Vaccine Extended

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine doses by six...

Biden Donating 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Worldwide

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration will buy and donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19...

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...

3 Ways the Pandemic Changed What it Means to be a Leader

Key lessons learned during the Covid-19 pandemic that transformed effective leadership, including emphasizing the importance of providing your team with new modes of support. June...

Trust in CDC, FDA Took a Beating During Pandemic

June 9, 2021 — Trust in the CDC and FDA has decreased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic among health care professionals, according to a...

Hospitalization Not Rare for Children With COVID, Study Says

UPDATED June 7, 2021 — This story has been corrected to clarify that the patient sample study reflects only those children who presented to an...

Obesity Increases Risk of Long-COVID, Study Finds

June 8, 2021 – Obesity — an established major risk factor in the development of severe infection or death from COVID-19 infection — also...