Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities

Columbia Mailman School of Public Health's Dr. John W. Rowe, Professor of Health Policy and Aging, is a member of a WHO Expert Panel on Care of the Elderly which just released the attached guidance for prevention and management ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Calling COVID-19 the 'Wuhan Virus' is inaccurate and xenophobic

This week, my colleagues logged on to Twitter to see "#ChinaVirus" and "#WuhanVirus" trending in the United States. Most posts were written with dismay from people who couldn't believe some government officials were influencing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pets may protect against suicide in older people

It's a sad fact that suicide rates among people over 60 are the highest of any age group in Australia, but a new study published today from the University of South Australia has found an unexpected savior—pets.

Health

Alcoholics Anonymous most effective path to alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous, the worldwide fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a comprehensive analysis conducted by a Stanford School of Medicine researcher and his collaborators.

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