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

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

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 ...

Health

Connecting the dots between climate change and healthcare

Boston's medical establishment is coming together to carry a message to area physicians and other health care workers: Climate change plays a role in many of the illnesses they see each day. A Feb. 13 symposium, "The Climate ...

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