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Long Covid Symptoms Affect One In Eight, Study Suggests

Long Covid Symptoms Affect One In Eight, Study Suggests

One in eight people who get coronavirus develop at least one symptom of long Covid, one of the most comprehensive studies on the condition to date suggested on Thursday. With more than half a billion coronavirus cases recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic, there has been rising concern about the lasting symptoms seen in people with long Covid.
Aug 5, 2022 04:18 AM - By AFP News

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US President Joe Biden Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency

US President Joe Biden Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency

The United States has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that many are hoping could help free up additional resources and funding to curb the ongoing outbreak. The announcement came from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, who stated that the decision should speed up the distribution of vaccines, treatments, and federal resources to help stop the virus’ spread, similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Jan Cortes, Aug 5, 2022 01:53 AM - Medical Daily

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Inflation Has Americans' Anxiety Levels Surging Poll

Inflation Has Americans' Anxiety Levels Surging: Poll

Nearly all Americans are worried about inflation as economic worries oust COVID-19 as the nation's top source of stress, a new poll reveals. Nearly nine out of 10 Americans (87%) said they are anxious or very anxious about inflation, up 8 percentage points from the previous month, according to results from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Healthy Minds Monthly Poll.
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter, WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2022 - HealthDay News

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These Healthcare Companies Made This Year's Fortune 500 List

These Healthcare Companies Made This Year's Fortune 500 List

CVS Health, HCA Healthcare, and others saw blockbuster 2021 revenues. Four of the 10 largest corporations in the U.S. are healthcare businesses, according to the 2022 Fortune 500 list.
By Amanda D'Ambrosio, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage Today July 12, 2022 - MedPage

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Adios, Travel Mask Mandate

Adios, Travel Mask Mandate; Moderna Touts Its Variant Vaccine; Renaming Cancer?

A federal judge in Florida struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes, airports, and public transportation, ruling that the CDC exceeded its authority. (CNN)
By Amanda D'Ambrosio, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, April 19, 2022 - MedPage

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Staffing Shortages Increasingly Impacting Healthcare Industry

Staffing Shortages Increasingly Impacting Healthcare Industry

Data continues to show staffing shortages are becoming the norm across the continuum of care.
By Kyle Murphy, PhD, September 28, 2021 - HealthCareEXECIntelligenc

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Brain Changes Seen After Mild COVID Infection

Brain Changes Seen After Mild COVID Infection

Tissue damage, brain shrinkage, cognitive decline emerge in longitudinal study - Tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell were seen months after people had mild SARS-CoV-2 infection, longitudinal data from the U.K. Biobank showed.
Judy George - Senior Staff Writer, March 7, 2022 - MedPage

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If 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit, where have they gone?

If 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit, where have they gone?

A frequently cited statistic is that nearly 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an October 2021 Morning Consult report.
Marissa Plescia - Friday, February 11th, 2022 - Beckers Hospital Review

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CDC Cuts Isolation

CDC Cuts Isolation, Quarantine Time for All Americans

The CDC has shortened COVID-19 isolation and quarantine time for all Americans, following changes for healthcare workers made late last week. The agency announced Monday that individuals with ...
Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage, December 28, 2021

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