Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As pandemic progressed, people's perceived risk assessment went up

In the first week of the coronavirus pandemic, people living in the United States underestimated their chances of catching the virus, or of getting seriously ill from the virus, according to a recently published Caltech-led ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

More than one in four seniors reported falling in past year

(HealthDay)—In 2018, 27.5 percent of older adults reported falling at least once in the previous year, with 10.2 percent reporting an injury from a fall, according to research published in the July 10 issue of the U.S. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US, Europe battle fresh virus surges

The United States on Thursday battled a resurgence of coronavirus cases in a number of states including Texas, while the World Health Organization warned that several European countries were also facing dangerous upticks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why the US is experiencing a coronavirus plateau

When epidemiologists talked about "flattening the curve," they probably didn't mean it this way: the US hit its peak coronavirus caseload in April, but since that time the graph has been on a seemingly unending plateau.

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