Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron hit rural America harder than cities

The omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2021 and early 2022 spread like a grass fire in America's densely populated cities but led to higher rates of death in rural counties where vaccinations are lagging.

Medications

Medication that lowers risk of overdose underused

Less than half of Americans who received treatment for opioid use disorder over a five-year period were offered a potentially lifesaving medication, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

From recession to pandemic, American optimism survives: study

A historic recession, increasingly bitter political strife, and even the start of a global pandemic have not diminished Americans' hopes for a better future for themselves, a new study by Yale School of Medicine and the Cincinnati ...

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