Tag Archives: Health

Irish Life Health of the Nation research shows the impact of COVID-19 on people in Ireland

Irish Life Health has today launched its Health of the Nation research which shows some insights into the impact COVID-19 restrictions have had on the health and wellbeing of people in Ireland. The research found that although 67% of us feel in control most of the time, more of us are experiencing stress more frequently than… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump Collide Over Transgender Rights

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Transgender people have had a head-spinning week. First, the Trump administration issued long-promised rules rolling back the Obama administration’s protections against discrimination in health care. But just three days later, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling authored by conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, said that… Read More »

Singapore’s health ministry confirms 518 more coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask walks into a shopping mall, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su (Reuters) – Singapore has confirmed 518 more coronavirus infections, the health ministry said on Sunday, taking its tally to 34,884. Migrant workers living in dormitories make up the… Read More »

HHS distributes $500 million to tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers

On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it would distribute $ 500 million to the Indian Health Service and tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers in response to COVID-19. At least 233 facilities across the Indian health system serve as the only healthcare provider for both Indian Health Service beneficiaries and… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »