Health

Nearly 20 percent of Americans don't have enough to eat

More than 18 percent of U.S. adults do not know whether they will have enough to eat from day to day, and the numbers are worse for Hispanics, Blacks, people with obesity, and women, a new report shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Following declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national emergency, there was a decrease in visits to the emergency department for myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, and hyperglycemic crisis, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump declares virus pandemic a national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in order to free up more money and resources as he denied any responsibility for delays in making testing available for the new virus, ...

Medications

Hypnosis to tackle painkiller crisis

New research shows that hypnosis can reduce pain by up to 42% and may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression screening rates remain low among adolescents

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is increasing among U.S. adolescents, while screening rates for depression remain low and insufficient in addressing the rising mental health crisis, according to data from the National Survey ...

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