Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. COVID hospitalizations pass last winter's peak

(HealthDay)—The United States has passed another grim milestone in the pandemic as the Omicron variant races across the country: COVID hospitalizations have now eclipsed a previous peak, which was seen last January.

Oncology & Cancer

Depression screening improves care for patients with cancer

Kaiser Permanente research published January 4, 2022, in JAMA showed depression screening for patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer was highly effective at identifying patients in need of behavioral health care, and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic brought big rise in new cases of anorexia

(HealthDay)—A new study confirms yet another consequence of the pandemic for children and teenagers: Eating disorders, and hospitalizations for them, rose sharply in 2020.

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