Tag Archives: During

Tool to help decision-makers during the coronavirus outbreak

The launch coincided with reports about the data in The New York Times and CBS Morning News. The new model is based on the American Hospital Directory and the American Hospital Association database: the most comprehensive annual survey of hospitals in the country. Information about current and projected inpatient and ICU bed availability, equipment, and professional… Read More »

How to stay active during self isolation – 19 home workouts to keep you moving

Coronavirus has brought countries to a standstill. Whether you are self isolating or your gym has decided to close its doors, we have 13 home workout videos to keep you fit from the comfort of your own home The current coronavirus pandemic means that now more than ever people are looking for ways to workout… Read More »

Using technology during mealtimes may decrease food intake, study finds

Being distracted by technology during mealtimes may decrease the amount of food a person eats, nutrition scientists suggest in a new study. When 119 young adults consumed a meal while playing a simple computer game for 15 minutes, they ate significantly less than when they ate the same meal without distractions, said lead author Carli… Read More »

Distraught father sues Cedars-Sinai Hospital after his wife dies during childbirth

A grieving California man has decided to sue Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Beverly Grove after his wife died during childbirth. Sunday, during an interview with CNN, Charles Johnson recalled that fateful day when doctors assured him and his wife, Kira Dixon-Johnson, that his now 3-year-old son Langston’s birth would be a routine cesarean section. READ MORE:… Read More »

Second case of unintended HIV transmission during HIV cure study prompts questions about PrEP provision

A second case of HIV transmission from someone interrupting their HIV therapy as part of a cure study has been published. The report, by Dr Ainoa Ugarte, Dr Lorna Leal and colleagues from Barcelona University Hospital (Ugarte reference below) has prompted discussion about whether the HIV-negative partners of people involved in studies that feature so-called analytical treatment interruptions… Read More »

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree – CNBC

Health officials are warning consumers about a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at least three people. What to avoid? That’s where they disagree. Federal health officials are reviewing 450 possible cases linked to vaping across 33 states and one territory. At least three people have died from the illness. It’s too… Read More »

Opioid Exposure During Pregnancy, Long-Term Effects on Children’s Development

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014.  Studies of opioid exposure in pregnancy suggest increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes including stillbirth, low birth weight,… Read More »

Parents, Here’s How to Protect Your Child During Measles Outbreaks

TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 — As measles outbreaks rage in many parts of the United States, one expert has advice for parents on how to protect their children from the disease. On Monday, U.S. health officials reported that measles cases have now climbed to 839 in 2019, the highest yearly total in 25 years. Infections… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »