Oncology & Cancer

Rates of prescription opioid use higher in cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Cancer survivors have higher rates of prescription opioid use but do not have increased rates of prescription opioid misuse compared with those without a history of cancer, according to a study published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic leads to higher depression, anxiety and fear, studies show

The COVID-19 pandemic led to higher levels of depression, anxiety, suicidal tendencies and psychological trauma among American adults during the early months of its spread, according to three new studies published by University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines how Americans are coping with COVID-19 stress

Several months into the pandemic, most Americans are familiar with the physical toll COVID-19 takes on those who contract it. But what about the mental and emotional implications of stress caused by the pandemic itself?

Health

Survey: Food insecurity in Vermont rose 33% during pandemic

Food insecurity in Vermont has increased by one-third during the coronavirus pandemic, from 18.3% to 24.3%, according to a statewide survey conducted by the University of Vermont at the end of March and announced in a series ...

Health

Majority of physicians report serious concerns about COVID-19

According to a national survey conducted by Harvard Medical School, the RAND Corporation, and Doximity, practicing physicians currently report substantial concerns about supplies, the government response, and availability ...

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