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At the very beginning of the pandemic, the use of telehealth went from 13,000 to 1.7 million visits per week among Medicare recipients.
In general, telemedicine is effective in cases that would typically send you to an urgent care clinic, such as minor injuries or flu-like symptoms.
The findings suggest that extending screening for postpartum depressive symptoms for at least two years after childbirth may be beneficial.
The drug has been touted as effective for prevention of and treatment for COVID-19 by a number of physicians and public figures, including President Trump.
Health officials are concerned that the presence of both viruses could put more people in the hospital and strain Washington’s health care system.
Public Health Insider, Public Health – Seattle & King County One of the most important steps we can take in slowing the spread of COVID-19 is for anyone who has had close contact with an infected person to get tested…
Now is not the time to give up. If we are lax we will fatten the curve, not flatten it. The smart thing to do is to wait this out until we have a vaccine.
It’s not uncommon for wildland firefighters, even in a less-intense year, to develop depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders or suicidal thoughts.
Despite the ongoing debate about the ACA, enrollment and premium prices are not forecast to shift much.
The nation’s pandemic hotspots have shifted to rural communities, overwhelming small hospitals that are running out of beds or lack enough intensive care units.
COVID-19 case numbers in western Washington counties are climbing at an alarming rate, near or beyond previous peaks in some areas.
New research suggests pollutants spewed out of car tailpipes are making the people who breathe them at high levels more likely to die from COVID-19.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders.
You can lose up to 40% of your muscle mass between your 20s and your 80s. Known as sarcopenia, this is the gradual loss of muscle mass that occurs as we age.