Gerontology & Geriatrics

Alternatives to nursing homes get $12B boost in COVID-19 law

With the memory of the pandemic's toll in nursing homes still raw, the COVID-19 relief law is offering states a generous funding boost for home- and community-based care as an alternative to institutionalizing disabled people.

Psychology & Psychiatry

For veterans after suicide attempts, gender affects recovery needs

What care do veterans need when recovering after suicide attempts? The answer may be different for women compared to men veterans, reports a qualitative study in Medical Care, part of a special issue devoted to new research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When will the world be vaccinated against COVID-19?

The global effort to find vaccines for COVID-19 has been incredibly successful, with multiple vaccines demonstrating high efficacy in clinical trials less than a year after the disease was discovered.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada COVID surge sees 100,000 new cases in two weeks

Canada's second wave of COVID-19 infections has led to 100,000 new cases reported in just the last two weeks, data compiled by public broadcaster CBC showed Friday.

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