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Americans Give Healthcare System Failure Rating: AP-NORC Poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa worries about the rent for his New York City apartment, he sometimes hesitates to fill up his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I’d rather skip the medication to become homeless,” said Obeng- Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among a majority of US adults who say …

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What is the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 infection?

In a recently published study in naturopathyResearchers examined the direct and indirect mental health impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the COVID-19-induced pandemic. Study: How COVID-19 has shaped mental health: from infection to pandemic impact. Credit: Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock background The indirect impacts of COVID-19 included stressful and disruptive societal changes that negatively impacted the …

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Best science guidance lost the battle early during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a recently published study in scientific advancesthe researchers used a mathematical model to depict how the general public strayed early from the best scientific guidelines during the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Study: Losing the Battle for the Best Scientific Advice Early in a Crisis: COVID-19 and Beyond. Credit: View Apart/Shutterstock They have empirically …

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What you need to know about Canada ending all Covid travel restrictions

Canada has now ended its Covid travel restrictions and mask mandates getty As of today, October 1, 2022, the Canadian government has lifted all entry restrictions for Covid-19. They have also ended testing, quarantine and isolation requirements for all travelers (vaccinated or not) entering Canada. As of October 1, 2022, all travelers, regardless of citizenship, …

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How payment technology is making healthcare more convenient for providers and patients

payment apps AdobeStock_275606341 Medical debt has plagued the United States, leaving both providers and patients looking for answers. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans owe at least $195 billion in medical debt, even though more than 90% of the population has insurance coverage. Medical debt’s share of collections surpasses student loans, car loans, and …

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After urging a major healthcare system to cut costs, a Massachusetts agency wants more power

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission agreed with Mass General Brigham on a plan to reduce spending. The state agency wants more powers to control hospital costs, including fines. A Massachusetts state agency has signed onto Mass General Brigham’s plan to cut spending, and the agency wants more powers to control healthcare costs. The Massachusetts Health …

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Dragonfly Hyperscooter Reboots After Overcoming Business And Covid Obstacles

Dragonfly Hyperscooter. The four-wheel battery-powered electric scooter has been relaunched after a three-year delay … [+] caused by Covid and business obstacles. D-Fly group The Dragonfly Hyperscooter could very well have been renamed The Phoenix. First launched in 2019 by London-based D-Fly Group, a variety of issues, most notably the Covid-19 pandemic, prompted its launch. …

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