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‘It's Hit Our Front Door': Homes for the Disabled See a Surge of Covid-19

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Caregivers for people with special needs are reeling as the coronavirus preys on the most vulnerable.
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'How Long Do I Plan To Stay? As Long As It's Necessary': Some Home Health Workers Are Quarantining With Their Clients

1 day ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

There are nearly 55,000 personal care attendants in the state trying to keep their clients out of emergency rooms by bringing treatment and support into the homes of the...
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School-Based Physical Therapy Services: Predicting the Gap Between Ideal and Actual Embedded Services

School-Based Physical Therapy Services: Predicting the Gap Between Ideal and Actual Embedded Services

5 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: To ascertain the variables predicting the gap between ideal and actual practice in embedding school-based physical therapy services. Methods: School-based physical...
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Autism prevalence rises 10% among 8-year-olds

6 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among 8-year-olds climbed 10% between 2014 and 2016 to 1 in 54 children, according to an analysis of data published in MMWR. For the...
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How to Treat Endometriosis with Diet

6 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

“Endometriosis is a major cause of disability and compromised quality of life in women and teenage girls.” It “is a chronic disease which is under-diagnosed , under-reported...
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It's Time For Dads To Show Up For Our Kids' Class Parties

It's Time For Dads To Show Up For Our Kids' Class Parties

7 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   3 articles

My husband and son arrived home from the school Valentine party. My son exuded excitement over his dad helping run the Cupid's arrow toss game, the most popular activity at the...
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Parents feel virus shutdowns leave disabled students behind

8 days ago   |   ABC News

Schools across the U.S. are scrambling to find new ways to provide remote instruction to students with disabilities as instruction moves online amid the coronavirus pandemic
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TAVR shows high rate of success and low risk of death in patients with bicuspid valve

9 days ago   |   News Medical   |   5 articles

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures had a high rate of success and low risk of death or disabling stroke at 30 days in patients with a bicuspid, or two-leaflet...
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HHS Investigating Complaints Over Ventilator Rationing in Disabled

9 days ago   |   Web MD

Advocates say that ventilator plans discriminate against people with mental and physical disabilities.
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Oral anticoagulation alone reduces bleeding after TAVR vs. dual therapy

10 days ago   |   Healio

The incidence of serious bleeding after transcatheter aortic valve replacement was lower in patients assigned oral anticoagulation alone compared with those assigned oral...
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Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in...

Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in Rats, Pigs

New "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury and improve recovery. Read more ...

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Dispose of your single-use gloves and masks properly. Not only could littering spread the coronavirus, there are other, less obvious repercussions as well. Read more ...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

The coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 is new, but the question of rationing ventilators is not Read more ...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus . Read more ...

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

When I started Mighty Littles, I never intended to write about my children being in the hospital. I planned to write about the resiliency I see in parents in the NICU , how... Read more ...

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as... Read more ...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new... Read more ...