Health

How to combat the effects of aging on your skin

While it's often hard to appreciate our aging skin, it does tell a story. It speaks of our family heritage: Genetic code mostly drives the development of lines. It can also say something about our lives, like how we enjoyed ...

Cardiology

Want to treat heart attacks faster? There's an app for that

Patients suffering a heart attack received percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a procedure to clear blocked arteries in the heart, an average of 10 minutes faster after clinicians and paramedics began using an app to ...

Medical economics

To extend vaccines' reach, distribute them through dollar stores

In March, the CDC confirmed that it was in discussions about the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines through the Dollar General retail chain. A study co-authored by Yale SOM's Judith Chevalier and Kevin Williams finds that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece to reopen schools using self-test kits for COVID-19

Kits for self-administered coronavirus tests began arriving in Greek pharmacies Wednesday, with residents entitled to one a week free of charge as part of efforts to tackle a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida governor issues order banning 'vaccine passports'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday banning businesses from requiring customers to show proof they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to get service.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ontario imposes provincewide restrictions amid third wave

The leader of Canada's most populous province announced Thursday what he calls a province wide shutdown for four weeks because of a third surge of coronavirus infections fueled by more contagious virus variants.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask use low when people visit with friends

While nearly all Americans use a mask at some point each week, very few consistently wear their mask during many common potentially risky activities.

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