Insurance Claim Data Show How Much Teen Mental Health Has Suffered During the U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic

As early as last spring, psychologists were warning that even as children and teens were spared most of the physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shuttering of schools, the…

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Europe Is Considering COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. Should the Rest of the World Catch Up?

In a move welcomed by many of Europe’s traumatized travel destinations, the European Union’s leadership is considering a digital health pass that would allow E.U. citizens who have received a…

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A Plan to Conquer U.S. Drug Shortages

By JESSICA DALEY and WAYNE RUSSELL COVID-19 has focused the nation’s attention on the risks associated with complex, global supply chains, particularly related to healthcare products and prescription drugs. While supply disruptions of…

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Amazing Black Beanadillas

These flavorful, vegetarian-friendly quesadillas make the perfect snack, lunch, or even dinner! The post Amazing Black Beanadillas appeared first on Skinny Ms..

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New U.S. Malaria Czar: Why We Should Care About The Disease, Even In A Pandemic

Did you even know the U.S. has a malaria czar? Who himself had malaria as a kid? We interview Dr. Raj Panjabi, newly appointed by President Joe Biden. (Image credit:…

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Data Show India’s Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccine Works — 2 Months After It Was Approved

India’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine has been controversial because the Indian government approved its use before clinical trials showed it works. Now data is finally out. (Image credit: Pallava Bagla/Corbis via…

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Acne: Considerations for darker skin

Acne affects millions of Americans each year and impacts people of all skin tones, yet acne can pose special challenges in people with darker skin. In darker skin, one pimple…

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Wanna Buy Some Bitcoin

By KIM BELLARD To healthcare organizations, digital currency is the thing you’re forced to deal with when your systems are held for ransomware.  To the rest of the world, it’s…

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THCB Gang Episode 45, Thursday March 4, 1pm PT – 4pm ET

Joining me, Matthew Holt (@boltyboy), on this week’s THCB Gang will be THCB regular writer Kim Bellard (@kimbbellard), medical historian Mike Magee (@drmikemagee),  policy & tech expert Vince Kuraitis (@VinceKuraitis),  patient…

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GetWellNetwork: Addressing Vaccine Inequity is More Than a Moral Obligation

The COVID pandemic has been hard on everyone, but it has disproportionately affected the elderly, the working poor, and visible minorities. This inequity, if not addressed, has the potential to…

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