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Dr Miriam Stoppard: There’s not enough support for long-term virus recovery

Quite rightly we’ve been ­concentrating on saving the lives of thousands of people threatened by Covid right through the pandemic. But with numbers of new cases ­falling, hospital beds emptying, and figures of those who’ve died reassuringly descending, it’s time to turn our ­attention to those stalwart people who did survive and concentrate on their… Read More »

There’s A Pocket-Sized Device That Stops Menstrual Pain In Its Tracks

What if there was a way to instantly stop period pains by simply putting on a tiny device in the hip area? Australia has an answer for that. Female-led, Australian start-up Ovira launched a small wearable device designed to instantly stop period pain. Founded by Alice Williams, a 27-year-old endometriosis sufferer, Ovira is a pocket-sized… Read More »

US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there’s time to reverse course, health official says

The dramatic spike brought the number of novel coronavirus deaths since the outbreak reached the United States in late January to at least 928. Sunday morning — less than four days ago — the nationwide total was 326 deaths, according to CNN data derived from state reports. Officials reported 223 deaths Wednesday, an increase higher… Read More »

There’s ‘no magic drug’ for treating coronavirus, expert says, as authorities study using existing medicines

It is the most restrictive order by a governor so far during the novel coronavirus pandemic. It applies to most of the state’s 40 million residents. There are exceptions for workers in “16 critical infrastructure sections.” The order takes effect Thursday night. “Those that work in critical sectors should go to work. Grocery stores, pharmacies,… Read More »

Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’

At the heart of the “Medicare for all” proposals championed by Senator Bernie Sanders and many Democrats is a revolutionary idea: Abolish private health insurance. Proponents want to sweep away our complex, confusing, profit-driven mess of a health care system and start fresh with a single government-run insurer that would cover everyone. But doing away… Read More »

For both health care and health care journalism, there’s something missing in the middle

December 19, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory has been deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org since 2016. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. In 2015, a few months before I started working at HealthNewsReview.org, Cosmopolitan magazine published my article, “Why are so many American women dying in childbirth?” Tired of women getting blamed for the problem, I… Read More »