How to handle the flu this winter

How to handle the flu this winter

As winter begins, so does flu season, following its last peak during the monsoon months in tropical and subtropical climates. This season, experts have warned that the burden of flu could be significant, due to a worrying phenomenon of “immunity debt” around the world. This is the lack of exposure to common viruses because people … Read more

Learning to live in the midst of COVID-19 with community thinking | Art and culture

Learning to live in the midst of COVID-19 with community thinking |  Art and culture

Is the coronavirus pandemic over? With most regulations and restrictions lifted and OU courses with few remote options, it seems that COVID-19 has become part of history. This is far from the truth. Although not as pertinent, the virus continues to affect the community of UO and Lane County, with new cases it is still … Read more

We are in COPD season, but it does not have to overwhelm the health system.

We are in COPD season, but it does not have to overwhelm the health system.

Experts are sounding the alarm about the “tripledemia” driven by a rebound in covid-19 cases accompanied by a particularly challenging flu season and an increase in RSV hospitalizations. As the weather turns colder, people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and those who care for them, must face a fourth risk in addition to … Read more

Florida Commission Urges Sweeping Mental Health Reform | Florida Trend Health Care – Florida Trend

Florida Commission Urges Sweeping Mental Health Reform |  Florida Trend Health Care – Florida Trend

Florida Commission Urges Sweeping Mental Health Reforms A state commission is urging Florida to enact sweeping reforms to its patchwork system of mental health care. The recommendations come from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Commission, which was created in 2021 after the Parkland grand jury called Florida’s mental health system “a disaster.” The state … Read more

JBM Healthcare Announces Interim Results for Fiscal Year 2023

JBM Healthcare Announces Interim Results for Fiscal Year 2023

HONG KONG, November 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – – JBM (medical care) limited (“JBM Health” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 2161), a leading marketer and distributor of brand name healthcare products in Hong Kongtoday announced the Group’s intermediate results for the semester ended September 30, 2022 (the “Reporting Period”). KEY POINTS — Period-over-period revenue … Read more

With its new model of outsourced virtual care, will the third time be the charm for Amazon?

With its new model of outsourced virtual care, will the third time be the charm for Amazon?

After announcing his plan to to close Amazon Care, Amazon is taking a different route through its new Amazon Clinic avatar. Instead of building your own provider network and taking it to employers like you did with Amazon BewareAmazon Clinic is direct to consumer and outsources care to outside providers. And it will probably be … Read more

African-American, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native adults are more likely to be hospitalized for flu and less likely to be vaccinated, CDC report says

African-American, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native adults are more likely to be hospitalized for flu and less likely to be vaccinated, CDC report says

CNN — Black, American Indian/Alaskan Native, and Hispanic adults are more likely than their white peers to be hospitalized for the flu but less likely to be vaccinated against it, a new report from the findings of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC’s Vital Signs report released Tuesday reveals that black, … Read more

Pre-trade stocks: The outlook for Wall Street bonus is bleak

Pre-trade stocks: The outlook for Wall Street bonus is bleak

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? you can register right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York CNN Business — Ferragamo’s belt buckles are tightening on Wall Street as bankers brace for … Read more

Amazon launches virtual health service

Amazon launches virtual health service

Amazon is entering the virtual healthcare space with the launch of Amazon Clinic. Amazon Clinic will operate in 32 states and provide virtual care for more than 20 common health conditions, including allergies, acne and hair loss, according to Nworah Ayogu, Amazon’s chief medical officer and general manager. “At Amazon, we want to make it … Read more

Study reveals heavy burden of RSV among healthy babies

Study reveals heavy burden of RSV among healthy babies

Worldwide, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes a significant burden of disease among infants. According to estimates, more than 101,000 children under the age of five die each year. Although more than 97% of RSV-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, the healthcare burden of RSV is also quite significant in high-income countries. Passive immunization … Read more