Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: In pandemic era, older adults isolated but resilient

Since the pandemic's descent, they have generally been viewed as among those at higher risk—older Americans, some of them medically vulnerable, figuring out how to navigate life in a COVID-saturated, increasingly isolated ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Zombie movies prepared you for the pandemic

Tales of post-apocalyptic landscapes in which few survivors emerge into a new and much different world have long been popular tales woven by screenwriters and authors. While many enjoy these stories, thinking of them as nothing ...

Health

Use of telehealth jumped as pandemic shutdown began

Use of telehealth jumped sharply during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, with the approach being used more often for behavioral health services than for medical care, according to a new RAND Corporation ...

Cardiology

COVID-19 pandemic indirectly disrupted heart disease care

Deaths from ischemic heart disease and hypertensive diseases in the United States increased during the COVID-19 pandemic over the prior year, while globally, COVID-19 was associated with significant disruptions in cardiovascular ...

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