Health

Use of telehealth jumped as pandemic shutdown began

Use of telehealth jumped sharply during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, with the approach being used more often for behavioral health services than for medical care, according to a new RAND Corporation ...

Health

At home: Making the most of lighting can keep moods lifted

Sunset is arriving noticeably earlier, meaning less mood-lifting daylight for everyone. The weather is turning colder, so we'll soon spend even more time cooped up inside the homes where we've huddled, and sometimes completely ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 infections rise in New York with peak weeks away

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 were rising faster than expected in New York as residents and leaders prepared for a peak in cases that is expected to still be weeks away. Temporary hospitals, and even a morgue in Manhattan, ...

Health

Are consumers ready for telemedicine?

Is health care going the way of Uber? Though it may sound far-fetched, seeing a doctor could move in that direction if telemedicine gains more acceptance, according to health technology experts.

Health

Virtual conferencing effective weight management intervention

A weight management intervention delivered virtually via video conferencing helped participants lose weight, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, Physical ...

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