Health

New US hospitals face fiscal crisis over COVID relief money

A whole town celebrated in 2020 when, early in the coronavirus pandemic, Thomasville Regional Medical Center opened, offering state-of-the-art medicine that was previously unavailable in a poor, isolated part of Alabama. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Trauma of migrant separation lingers long after reunification

The number of unaccompanied migrant children coming to the United States is exploding. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 122,000 children were taken into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal ...

Surgery

New spine robot to serve as backbone for orthopedic innovations

As personalized medicine continues to garner more importance in the field of health care, orthopedic surgeons use advances in imaging technology coupled with the latest robotics capabilities to improve the likelihood of achieving ...

Medications

COVID-19 treatments: What we know so far

Most people with COVID-19 will experience a mild illness, and they'll be able to take care of themselves at home. But some—especially those with underlying health conditions—could benefit from one of several COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Comprehensive study mapping bereaved teenagers' grief

Tove Bylund Grenklo, senior lecturer and researcher in caring science, has carried out a comprehensive research project targeting over 600 young adults who lost a parent to cancer when between 13 and 16 years old. In a survey, ...

Pediatrics

When a critically ill child is homeless

On a single night in 2020, roughly 172,000 in families with children and 34,000 unaccompanied youth under age 25 were homeless, according to government figures. Many more families are housing insecure amid skyrocketing rents.

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