Tag Archives: Health

Obamacare’s health care protections face first true test in coronavirus crisis – NBCNews.com

The Affordable Care Act turned 10 last month and is credited with helping 20 million more Americans get health insurance than before the law was enacted. But the coronavirus pandemic could be the first true test of how well “Obamacare” works at preventing significant coverage loss, experts say. For people stricken with COVID-19, the disease… 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 »

So should we be wearing face masks? Health Secretary Matt Hancock says advice hasn’t changed

Health chiefs insist there is NO NEED for ‘well people’ to wear face masks –just hours before Donald Trump tells Americans they should wear them Mr Hancock said UK was still advising health people not to wear the face masks Comes despite US dramatically switching its stance on mask wearing overnight  It now advises all… Read More »

Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

Coronavirus health: Dentist identifies shock measure to ‘kill deadly bug in mouth’

Dr Milad Shadrooh, also known as the Singing Dentist, claimed that colleagues had told him that alcohol-based mouthwash could hold a key in the quest to rid the mouth of the deadly virus. In the UK alone, at least 38,000 people have reportedly contracted the virus – with nearly 4,000 of those dying as a… Read More »

Resource: Join us for Virtual Rounds at the Center for Women’s Mental Health on Wednesdays

As our faculty at the Center for Women’s Mental Health (CWMH) have gone fully remote with respect to clinical and research activity, we have managed to stay connected these last three weeks with “virtual rounds”.  For over 25 years, our group has met on Wednesdays at midday to discuss clinical cases we have seen across… Read More »