Tag: urban

Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Put Off Care for Their Kids in Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Many families delayed much-needed healthcare for their children out of fears...

A China Subway Flood Survivor’s Harrowing Experience: ‘I May Not Be Able to Get Out’

HONG KONG—As floodwaters surged into a stalled subway train beneath the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, Pure Li hurriedly tapped out farewell messages to a close...

Can Removing Urban Highways Improve the Health of US Cities?

Mandela Parkway, a four-lane boulevard enhanced by a median with trees and a curving footpath, stretches along a 24-block section of West Oakland. It’s the...

Rural Women Receive Antibiotics for Longer Than Necessary for UTIs

Women living in rural areas were significantly more likely than were those in urban areas to receive inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions for urinary tract infections, based...

Medicaid Physician Fees Still Lag Medicare Payment Rates

Medicaid fees for physicians have continued to lag those paid by Medicare, a trend that may make it difficult for some patients to find care,...

Legacy Racist Mortgage ‘Redlining’, Fewer Green Spaces

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A racist mortgage appraisal practice used in the United States decades ago has resulted in less green space...

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first...

Shared Medical Appointments May Bridge the Opioid Treatment Gap

Shared medical appointments (SMAs) are an acceptable way to receive treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), new research suggests. In a survey study, participants attending...

BJP continues rewarding those risen through the ranks | India News

NEW DELHI: Elevation of Tarkishor Prasad and Renu Devi as deputy chief ministers in Bihar is seen as yet another instance of BJP leadership‘s continuing...

Primary Care Workforce Expanding, but Mostly in Cities

The number of primary care providers is increasing per capita in the United States, but they are still disproportionately concentrated in urban centers, researchers say....

Cleveland Hospitals’ Private Police Comes Under Scrutiny

Two City Council members, a municipal court judge and the NAACP are calling for tougher supervision of private police forces that disproportionately arrest Black people...

High Levels of Air Pollution Linked to Increased MS Risk

Air pollution may be another environmental risk factor for developing multiple sclerosis (MS), new research suggests. A large cohort study of almost 550,000 individuals living...

How COVID-19 Has Unveiled a Tale of Two Americas

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 08, 2020 — A recent commentary described the higher rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in the...

COVID-19 in ICE Facilities Could Overwhelm Local ICUs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported the first death from COVID-19...

Huawei Y6s review: cheap phones have come a long way

The choice of a low-end phone for around £250 is a well-considered choice. The user needs to know what he loses and what he gains...