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FDA approves ventilator designed by particle physics community

A massive international team led by Princeton's Cristian Galbiati worked to design, test and finalize the Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM), a low-cost ventilator designed to ease device shortages caused by COVID-19. With ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Urban slums are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19. Here's how to help.

Government-enforced social isolation may help relatively affluent populations limit the spread of COVID-19, but these measures can be devasting for the nearly 1 billion people around the globe currently dwelling in urban ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When added burdens can lead to burnout

Burnout is a real concern in health care, especially during a public health crisis of still-unknown scope and duration. Three UConn Health experts share their observations on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic's strain on the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 is making psychiatric treatment tougher

(HealthDay)—In the best of times, it can be hard to get mental health treatment. But these definitely aren't the best of times, and even for people who have established relationships with mental health professionals, the ...

Health

Curbing the rising toll of adults with complex care needs

Data show that the number of people with clinically complex health and social needs is growing. Programs designed to support these adults have fallen short and the healthcare system is becoming overtaxed by these "super-utilizers".

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