Health

COVID fears keeping Americans from vital doctor visits

(HealthDay)—A ruptured appendix is one medical emergency that a general surgeon colleague of Dr. Jacqueline Fincher hadn't treated for more than 15 years in their small town of Thomson, Ga.

Pediatrics

Better reading proficiency linked to fewer youth homicides

A good education system has long been linked with providing opportunity for people to get better jobs and escape poverty. However, less is known about the impact of education on youth violence. By analyzing data about the ...

Medical research

To relieve a critical shortage, a way to test face masks

With certified face masks at a critical shortage, a team of researchers at the School of Engineering & Applied Science are developing a system to test the reliability of non-standard face masks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Designers fabricate masks, shields and swabs to battle COVID-19

As emergency response teams in the region scramble to acquire dwindling medical supplies to combat the surge in COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections, diverse members of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) community—from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregnancy-related COVID-19 guidance

TThe International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) has released interim guidance to medical professionals on management of COVID-19 in pregnancy. Joshua A. Copel, MD, professor and vice chair of ...

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