Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic responsible for decrease in hepatitis C testing

New research from Boston Medical Center finds that the COVID-19 emergency systemic changes made to decrease in-person visits during the pandemic have led to a decrease in hospital-wide Hepatitis C (HCV) testing by 50 percent, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to expect when COVID-19 meets flu season

The return of "hoodie weather" tells us autumn is just around the corner. So, too, is influenza season. And this year, the flu will overlap with COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: What other 'social distancing' options are left?

The federal government's decision to ban "non-essential" mass gatherings of more than 500 people from today has led to some confusion about what's included and also some amusement about the weekend's delay from announcement ...

Health

'Quit vaping searches increased during lung-disease outbreak

E-cigarettes have been sold for more than a decade, seemingly without incident, but in the summer of 2019 serious lung injuries began appearing among some e-cigarette users—especially adolescents and young adults. By last ...

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