Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds racial equity in crisis standard of care guidelines

There are two simultaneously occurring pandemics in the U.S.: Racism and COVID-19. "These mutualistic pandemics have thrown into stark focus the separate and unequal systems through which people access health care," explained ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Governments deaf to hearing loss, says WHO

One in four people around the world—nearly 2.5 billion—could face some degree of hearing loss by 2050 with at least 700 million requiring access to treatment and rehabilitation, a WHO report warns.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer pathology not worse with delayed surgery

(HealthDay)—Among men with clinically localized high-risk prostate adenocarcinoma undergoing radical prostatectomy, surgical delay time (SDT) is not associated with a higher risk for adverse pathological features or with ...

Vaccination

Five reasons to get the flu shot—especially this year

This fall, COVID-19 and the flu will circulate in the United States at the same time, and what will happen then is a bit of a wild card. Wearing masks, washing hands, and keeping six feet away from other people to avoid COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychiatric visits to the emergency room rise despite the ACA

Emergency room visits in the US for mental health increased every year from 2007 to 2016 despite the expansion of health coverage over that time, researchers report on July 28 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The numbers ...

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