Health informatics

2021 to 2022 saw decrease in telemedicine use in past 12 months

From 2021 to 2022, there was a decrease in the percentage of adults who used telemedicine in the past 12 months, according to the June 20 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the National Center for Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

During a heat wave, high indoor temperatures can also prove dangerous

During hot weather—like the wave of 90-plus-degree days that Philly will experience this week—most of the public's attention is focused on skyrocketing outdoor temperatures that can cause serious medical complications ...

Health

Baby on board? Don't let the heat put you in peril

With summer temperatures soaring, pregnant women need to be extra cautious to avoid heat-related health issues. The body's natural cooling mechanisms are already working overtime during pregnancy, making it more difficult ...

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