Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England quarantine rules being relaxed to avoid shortages

The British government has sought to ease food supply pressures in England by exempting more than 10,000 workers from quarantine rules that led to staff shortages and empty shelves and fears of panic-buying.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Adolescents bombarded with junk food marketing on social media

For every hour that a child spends online on their phone, they viewed more than 17 food and drink promotions, a figure that is almost nine times higher than their exposure to marketing via television advertising, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID slashes life expectancy in South Africa

Life expectancy in South Africa has plunged by several years as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the country's statistics agency said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Staff size, COVID-19 outcomes linked at skilled nursing facilities

(HealthDay)—At skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), staff size, including staff members not involved in resident care, is strongly associated with COVID-19 outcomes, according to a study published online July 14 in Health ...

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