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Overcrowding, Lack of Healthcare Access Help Increase COVID Mortality in Prisons

6 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Overcrowded conditions and lack of access to care help make COVID-19 more dangerous inside prisons, especially for minority populations, and these outbreaks are expected to continue, Neal Marquez, MPH, said at a webinar sponsored...
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COVID-19 Is Still Upending Holiday Plans-and Inspiring Some Families to Make New Ones

COVID-19 Is Still Upending Holiday Plans-and Inspiring Some Families to Make New Ones

6 days ago   |   By Time

Julie, who is 38 and lives in North Carolina, considers herself, her husband, and their two children “zero COVID people.” Motivated by studies about COVID-19's potential long-term effects on the body , they orient their lives around not getting the virus. That means avoiding indoor spaces where people won't be masked, often wearing masks outside, and seeking out service providers who are still taking precautions, such as masking and using air purifiers. For the most part, Julie says, this is fine. “There's not a whole lot we don't do,” she says-they just do it all in high-quality masks...
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Toddler presents with fever, malaise

Toddler presents with fever, malaise

A 3-year-old boy presented to his family provider's office for evaluation of acute onset of fever, with a temperature of 102°F , which began 2 days ago. He also complained of... Read more ...

Twitter ends enforcement of COVID misinformation policy

Twitter is no longer enforcing its policy against misinformation about COVID-19 Read more ...

‘It is well known whom I am condemning': Pope defends reluctance to call out...

After commenting on the war, Pope Francis has been criticised for saying Chechens are generally crueller than other Russians fighting in Ukraine. Read more ...

Health care systems struggle with staffing issues, delayed patient care

Health care systems struggle with staffing issues, delayed patient care

Delayed patient care is among the significant factors contributing to the “health care crisis” in the United States, according to a recent report from Sage Growth Partners, a... Read more ...

Mass asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program reduced hospital admissions

Mass asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program reduced hospital admissions

A voluntary mass testing program for individuals without COVID-19 symptoms was associated with a reduction in COVID-19-related hospital admissions, a study published in BMJ... Read more ...

Pregnancy Not a Barrier to Interventional Cardiology Career

A new European position paper concludes that a fetus is not at risk at commonly used radiation doses and urges safety requirements "for everyone." Medscape Medical News Read more ...

Following the 'green Mediterranean diet' helps you lose FOUR TIMES as much...

Following the 'green Mediterranean diet' helps you lose FOUR TIMES as much visceral fat

Visceral fat wraps around vital organs and inside the abdomen typically giving someone a beer belly or apple body shape. The Israeli study was carried out on 300 obese adults... Read more ...

Wales rocked by English double-strike

Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden struck in a matter of minutes to virtually guarantee England's spot in the knockout stages. Read more ...

‘Who can turn off the websites?': Inside Bankman-Fried's chaotic final days...

Dozens of pages of internal company emails and texts offer a detailed look at how FTX officials grew increasingly irritated with the 30-year-old founder as he tried to cling to... Read more ...

Smokers who receive intervention in Spanish twice as likely to cease smoking

Smokers who receive intervention in Spanish twice as likely to cease smoking

Smokers who preferred receiving point-of-care services in Spanish were twice as likely to refrain from smoking cigarettes after 6 months compared with those who preferred... Read more ...