Virtual overdose monitoring may help reduce opioid deaths

Virtual overdose monitoring has the potential to reduce the risk of death from opioids and other substances by offering timely and anonymous access to emergency care. An article reviewing the latest evidence is published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Race to vaccinate millions in US off to slow, messy start

Terry Beth Hadler was so eager to get a lifesaving COVID-19 vaccination that the 69-year-old piano teacher stood in line overnight in a parking lot with hundreds of other senior citizens.


Heads up, phones down when walking

(Medical Xpress)—Cellphone usage while driving is a widely known danger which has led to bans across the globe. Using a cellphone while walking, however, initially seemed to be an innocuous behavior … until cellphones ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study links insomnia to $31 billion in U.S. workplace errors

(HealthDay)—Feeling sleepy on the job and having trouble focusing? It could cost you—and the nation as a whole. A new study estimates that insomnia is responsible for 274,000 workplace accidents and errors each year, ...

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