Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nationwide EMS calls have dropped 26% since the start of the pandemic

Since early March and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., 911 calls for emergency medical services have dropped by 26.1 % compared to the past two years, a new study led by a University at Buffalo researcher has ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

On hottest day of year, thousands cram onto English beaches

Police around the southern English coastal town of Bournemouth urged people to stay away Thursday as thousands defied coronavirus social distancing rules and flocked to local beaches on what was the U.K.'s hottest day of ...

Medical economics

Spending on primary care continues to lag in the U.S.

(HealthDay)—Spending on inpatient services, specialty care, and prescriptions together accounted for about two-thirds of the increase in total U.S. health care spending from 2002 to 2016, according to a research letter ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Primary care key to protecting Australians from COVID-19

Australia's GP clinics, pharmacies and other primary care services are key to protecting our most vulnerable people against COVID-19, according to new research led by experts at the Australian National University (ANU).

Health

Number of trauma injuries falls amidst coronavirus slowdown

After social distancing became more prevalent due to the coronavirus, emergency departments in the Miami Valley saw a decrease in trauma injuries. Surgeons at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In California, early coronavirus action 'makes a difference'

Swift and strict containment measures in California appear to have succeeded in reducing hospital overcrowding and mass deaths from coronavirus, according to health experts in the country's most populous state.

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