Post Pandemic, the Pivot for Medical Practice will be Tracking Complications of COVID-19 Syndrome

Jun 01, 2021 at 01:12 am by pj

By TONY COWAN   As COVID-19 and its mutations continue to criss-cross the globe, medical practices and public health workers have dealt with alternating medical surge e.... Read More

39 Percent of Therapists Admit to Checking Social Media, Answering Emails During Virtual Sessions

May 31, 2021 at 12:09 pm by pj

  Permission from Expert reviewed by: Caitlin Kingston, LCSW Our new survey found that while the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated mental heal.... Read More

Essential Work: Keeping Families Safe

May 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by pj

By Amy Moncion, LCSW-QS   I’ll be honest: It’s been a long year for social workers. As advocates for child welfare, we know how to handle a full plate. In.... Read More

Alcohol, Not Cannabis, Associated with Changes in Brain Morphology 

May 25, 2021 at 01:00 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   According to a new study published in PubMed through the US National Institutes of Health and the Journal of Biological Ps.... Read More

Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

May 25, 2021 at 12:12 pm by pj

By Bruce Alpert, Kaiser Health News  Covid-19 is opening the door for researchers to address a problem that has vexed the medical community for decades: the overtr.... Read More

As Pandemic Eases, Many Seniors Have Lost Strength, May Need Rehabilitative Services

May 25, 2021 at 11:39 am by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Ronald Lundquist, 87, has been active all his life. So, he wasn’t prepared for what happened when he stopped goi.... Read More

Stark Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, State-Level CDC Data Shows

May 20, 2021 at 12:40 pm by pj

  By Hannah Recht and Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News   Black Americans’ covid-19 vaccination rates are still.... Read More

Racism Derails Black Men’s Health, Even as Education Levels Rise

May 20, 2021 at 12:27 am by pj

  By Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News More education typically leads to better health, yet Black men in the U.S. are not getting the same benefit as other gro.... Read More

To the Bat Cave: In Search of Covid’s Origins, Scientists Reignite Polarizing Debate on Wuhan ‘Lab Leak’

May 20, 2021 at 12:06 am by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News Once dismissed as a conspiracy theory, the idea that the covid virus escaped from a Chinese lab is gaining high-profile atten.... Read More

Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Cite Negative Interactions with Providers as Significant Barrier to Care

May 19, 2021 at 11:49 pm by pj

By Jill Pease Experts recommend the use of continuous glucose monitors as the gold standard for managing Type 1 diabetes. Yet many adult patients, particularly those with low.... Read More

Loyola University Chicago Researchers Identify Novel Approach to Repair the Human Heart

May 19, 2021 at 09:38 pm by pj

  Study Published in Nature Communications Seeks to Improve Care and Recovery in Heart Failure Survivors      A team of scientists from L.... Read More

What Does Approval of the Pfizer Vaccine for Teens and Preteens Mean for My Child?

May 18, 2021 at 11:06 am by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News    Q: The federal government approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds. What does this mean.... Read More

Latinos Are the Most Eager to Get Vaccinated Survey Shows

May 18, 2021 at 10:59 am by pj

  By Anna Almendrala, Kaiser Health News   Hispanics who have yet to receive a covid shot are about twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites or Blacks to say t.... Read More

Biden Boasts About Equitable Senior Vaccination Rate by Race Without Data to Back It Up

May 12, 2021 at 08:34 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News   “There’s virtually no difference between white, Black, Hispanic, Asian American,” referring to v.... Read More

Motivational Interviewing: Skills to Help Improve Patient Compliance

May 11, 2021 at 10:26 pm by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN, MSW, LCSW and MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D.   One of the most challenging aspects of working in the medical field is dealing with patients who.... Read More

Masks at the Campfire: Summer Camps for Kids With Medical Needs Adapt to Covid

May 11, 2021 at 09:32 pm by pj

  By Sandy West, Kaiser Health News Olivia Klassen’s face lights up when she talks about summer camp. She loves to do the scavenger hunt with her camp friend.... Read More

A Novel Therapy to Combat Post-COVID Syndrome and Heart Failure Symptoms

May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am by pj

By KEVIN RYAN, MS, CCDS, CVRx Business Manager, Florida Gulf Coast  As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many who contracted the virus are experiencing lasting ef.... Read More

100,000 US Indian Physicians Combining Efforts to Support Oxygen-Crisis in India

May 07, 2021 at 09:24 am by pj

Orlando - India has been hit with a devastating second wave of COVID 19, creating an unprecedented crisis for India and the Indian people. Oxygen, a basic need for human life,.... Read More

Unique Behavioral Health Program Established in Lake Mary

May 06, 2021 at 08:10 pm by pj

Mental Health Intervention Group formed with holistic approach to care  Often, when police are called out to respond to someone in a mental health crisis, it’s som.... Read More

Telemedicine Is a Tool, Not a Replacement for Doctor’s Touch

May 06, 2021 at 12:54 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Earlier in the pandemic it was vital to see doctors over platforms like Zoom or FaceTime when in-person appointments p.... Read More