Health

Domestic violence increased in the great recession

Emergency room visits for domestic violence incidents in California more than tripled during the Great Recession compared to the years before, signaling a need to prepare for similar and more prolonged effects during the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Panic-buying returns as Melbourne braces for lengthy lockdown

Shoppers in Australia's second-biggest city stripped supermarket shelves Wednesday as millions in Melbourne prepared for a return to virus lockdown, with warnings the new restrictions could prompt a mental health crisis.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Major medical groups urge Americans to wear face masks

(HealthDay)—Three major medical groups are urging Americans to wear face masks, wash their hands and practice social distancing as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the United States.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus spike in Spain reveals plight of seasonal farm workers

In the 20 years since he left his native Senegal, Biram Fall has never slept in the streets. This week, when he ran out of savings after failing to find work in northern Spain's peach orchards, he still refused to do so.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations made for PPE use by HCPs in COVID-19 care

(HealthDay)—In guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, recommendations are presented for personal protective equipment (PPE) use by health care providers (HCP) in caring for suspected or known COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When added burdens can lead to burnout

Burnout is a real concern in health care, especially during a public health crisis of still-unknown scope and duration. Three UConn Health experts share their observations on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic's strain on the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus claims record dead but Trump sees light at end of tunnel

The coronavirus pandemic notched up another round of record death tolls in the United States and Europe, dousing the optimism of US President Donald Trump who insisted there was light at the end of the tunnel.

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