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Study Provides Some Clarity On Use Of Masks For Coronavirus

A study, which was conducted before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, proved that surgical masks can help with preventing seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, being transmitted from infected individuals. Making use of a breath-capturing device called the “Gesundheit II machine”, researchers revealed that the amounts of various airborne viruses coming from infected individuals were significantly reduced using… Read More »

Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, June 18, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters More than 40 Florida hospitals in multiple counties across the state have maxed out their ICU… Read More »

Coronavirus Pandemic May Change Care For Some Allergy Patients After Severe Reactions – Forbes

Some allergy patients may qualify for an alternative to emergency room care after a severe reaction, … [+] group says. Getty Families of children with food allergies know to inject epinephrine if they have a severe reaction, but the playbook for next steps may shift for some patients as coronavirus fears make them skittish about… Read More »

Taking aspirin just once a week could slash risk of some cancers by nearly 40 percent

Cancer can aggressively attack its host, even killing the people it invades. The old adage is prevention is better than cure. Now research points towards aspirin as one way to reduce your risk. In the Annals of Oncology journal, a peer-reviewed scientific body of work, the largest and most comprehensive analysis of the link between… Read More »

As COVID-19 drives demand for some healthcare workers, others furloughed

The coronavirus crisis has created a stratified impact on the healthcare workforce, with front-line doctors and nurses and select specialists in high demand, while others are finding demand for their jobs is dropping precipitously. Temporary workers —​ such as traveling nurses — are in especially high demand, according to staffing firms. And while most hospitals… Read More »