Tag Archives: Covid19

How Do COVID-19 Fears Affect People Living With HIV?

An AIDS doctor and researcher in Minnesota says his patients living with HIV are “anxious” and “scared” about contracting COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. “We’re writing prescriptions at a higher frequency for anxiety-related symptoms and for sleeping and that sort of thing,” said Timothy Schacker, MD, adding that as… Read More »

Over 150 Health Experts Urge Cuomo to Release Prisoners at Risk for COVID-19

“In the wake of COVID-19, we write you as public and corrections health experts, physicians, and medical professionals, to ask you to grant emergency clemencies to New Yorkers in prison who are older, sick, pregnant, have serious respiratory conditions, or who have otherwise compromised immune systems.” Thus begins a letter signed by more than 150… Read More »

Coronavirus: Doctor reveals breathing technique that could help relieve COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19 reports make for harrowing reading, with patients recounting the gruelling stages of their symptoms. More often than not, the symptoms involve intense coughing episodes and trouble breathing. This is because COVID-19 is a respiratory infection so the lungs are hit hardest by the pathogen. It is easy to feel like there is nothing you… Read More »

Sourcing Digital Health for COVID-19? Mount Sinai’s Medical Innovation Lead Has Advice | WTF Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH As hospitals, health systems, and physician practices look to quickly scale up their digital health, telehealth, and remote monitoring offerings to adjust their delivery systems to the COVID-19 pandemic, what questions should they be asking health tech companies in order to make the right decisions? And, how can these health… Read More »

Art Therapy in the COVID-19 Era: Inspirations Abound from Munch to Dutch Masters and Toilet Tissue

Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, said, “Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery.” We all need some #ArtTherapy in this #StayHome COVID-19 era, #AloneTogether to #FlattenTheCurve. Yes, I’ve been spending too much time connecting on social media. Can you tell I’m… Read More »