Is Paxlovid, the Covid Pill, Reaching Those Who Most Need It? The Government Won’t Say

May 15, 2022 at 02:35 pm by Staff

By Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News As the nation largely abandons mask mandates, physical distancing, and other covid-19 prevention strategies, elected officials a.... Read More

Destigmatizing and Demystifying Testing Tools to Fight the Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

May 13, 2022 at 11:59 pm by Staff

Our country and community are in crisis. As of January 2020, 49 U.S. states have reported fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills, with deaths attributed to such pills in 38 states..... Read More

Center Creating Lab-on-a-chip Technology for Medical Tests Wins $6.6 million in Continued NIH Funding

May 13, 2022 at 11:27 pm by Staff

A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 recently earned $6..... Read More

The 8th Sense: Your Guide to Navigating the World the Best Way Possible

May 13, 2022 at 02:46 pm by Staff

By Anjana Khosla How well do you know yourself? A loaded question with dynamic answers depending on which angle we are looking from. Many of us think of self-reflection.... Read More

VUMC-Led Study Finds Moderna COVID Vaccine Safe and Effective for Children

May 12, 2022 at 10:55 am by Staff

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and generates robust immune responses in children ages 6 to 11 years, a national clinical trial co-led by Vanderbilt University Medica.... Read More

National Addiction Treatment Locator Has Outdated Data and Other Critical Flaws

May 09, 2022 at 08:18 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News At a psychiatric hospital in Michigan, Dr. Cara Poland’s patients were handed a sheet of paper to find follow-up care. The hos.... Read More

COVID-associated Bleeding Risk

May 09, 2022 at 07:37 pm by Staff

by Leigh MacMillan Recent case reports have noted acquired coagulation factor inhibitors in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection or after vaccination. Coagulation factor inhibi.... Read More

A Guide to Help Keep Up with the Omicron Subvariants

May 08, 2022 at 05:39 pm by Staff

By Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News   Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of the latest va.... Read More

Can a Monthly Injection Be the Key to Curbing Addiction? These Experts Say Yes

May 08, 2022 at 05:20 pm by Staff

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News  OAKLAND, Calif. — Dr. Andrew Herring has a clear goal walking into every appointment with patients seeking medication.... Read More

SE Healthcare and the American Nurses Association Partner to Prevent Nurse Burnout

May 04, 2022 at 05:22 pm by Staff

   SE Healthcare’s burnout prevention program — an educational series for nurses experiencing burnout — is now available to AN.... Read More