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China steps up port, driver checks after new virus cases

Roadblocks were set up to check drivers and a disease-control official called Thursday for increased testing of workers at Chinese ports after a rash of coronavirus cases traced to a major airport rattled authorities who thought they had the disease under control. The 171 new cases of the more contagious delta variant in the eastern

Prescribing of psychotropic meds up in nursing homes during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Prescribing of psychotropic drugs increased for residents of nursing homes in Ontario, Canada, from January-February 2020 to March-September 2020, according to a study published online March 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Nathan M. Stall, M.D., from Sinai Health and the University Health Network in Toronto, and colleagues examined the monthly proportion of nursing home residents

Prescribing of psychotropic meds up in nursing homes during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Prescribing of psychotropic drugs increased for residents of nursing homes in Ontario, Canada, from January-February 2020 to March-September 2020, according to a study published online March 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Nathan M. Stall, M.D., from Sinai Health and the University Health Network in Toronto, and colleagues examined the monthly proportion of nursing home residents

Two Men Opened Up About Living With ‘Long COVID’

Conversations about the effects of COVID-19 tend to be binary. There are the young, who are fortunate enough to be asymptomatic, or to suffer with nothing more than a headache, a sniffle and a temporary loss of taste and smell. Then there are the less fortunate—the vulnerable and sick. But the truth, as ever, is

Israel enters third nationwide lockdown as vaccinations ramp up

Israel began Sunday its third coronavirus lockdown, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced optimism that a “world record” vaccination drive will restore a degree of normality within weeks. After a sharp resurgence of detected infections, Netanyahu’s government announced three days ago that it would re-impose the strict measures that had previously helped limit transmission. The

Highmark Health begins partnership with Google Cloud to build up new care delivery model

Highmark Health, in collaboration with Google Cloud, today announced its Living Health model and corresponding platform that aims to reshape how healthcare is delivered to be a more coordinated, personalized and technology-enabled experience. Throughout the companies’ six-year strategic partnership, Highmark will support its Living Health model through the development of the Living Health Dynamic Platform,

People of Black and Asian ethnicity up to twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 as those of White ethnicity

People of Black ethnicity are twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 compared to those of White ethnicity, according to researchers at the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. The findings are published in EClinical Medicine by The Lancet today. People from

3 Creative Ways to Use Up Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs

Now that the pastel-colored whirlwind that is Easter is (almost) over — the eggs have been found, the candy has been eaten, the ham is in the oven — it can only mean one thing: You probably have a good dozen leftover hard-boiled eggs (and a mountain of candy wrappers and green plastic grass) on