Health care

The Kids Aren’t Alright

By KIM BELLARD America, like most cultures, claims to love and value children, but, gosh, the reality sure seems very different. Three recent reports help illustrate this: The Pew Research Center’s report on the expectation of having children, Claire Suddath’s searing look at the childcare industry on Bloomberg, and a UNICEF survey about how young …

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What is the “Right” to Health Care Worth? It Depends

By MIKE MAGEE In my course this Fall at the University of Hartford, titled “The Right to Health Care and the U.S. Constitution”, we have concentrated on the power of words, of precedents, and the range of interests with which health has been encumbered over several hundred years. The topic has been an eye-opener on …

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COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Expect with the Vaccine and Everything Else about it?

Finally, the End is Near!!! I am not talking about THE end of the world but an end to our struggles with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Because, the COVID-19 Vaccine is on its way to us (And I mean literally, it is on the way as we are talking). According to an NDTV post on …

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At Home Oxygen Cylinders: The Best Way to Avoid Low Oxygen Emergencies

When it comes to oxygen, there is no substitute. Even though it’s the truth but in times of emergencies where the person can’t breathe on his own. Oxygen Cylinders becomes the right substitute. They provide a supply of pure oxygen and serve as a life saver in case of breathlessness and loss of oxygen. An …

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How Antiarrhythmic Drugs are Used in Cardiac Life Support

One of the most interesting types of cardiovascular pharmaceuticals around is antiarrhythmic drugs, which can change the way your heartbeats. Antiarrhythmic drugs help counteract abnormal heart rhythms resulting from the irregular electrical activity. These could include atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, among others. When used, the goal of these medications is …

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Amwell’s Roy Schoenberg: Telehealth Post-Pandemic is “Entrenched Inside” Traditional Health Care

By JESSICA DaMASSA There are few better positioned to speculate on what’s next for telehealth than Roy Schoenberg, co-CEO & President, of Amwell. After 15 years, more than $710M in total funding, and probably the best analogies out there for describing telehealth’s potential as a disruptive technology, Roy weighs in on just how unprecedented COVID19 …

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Anti-Pollution Face Masks: How does an N95 one differ from an N99 one?

In this modern and luxury build world, we are all, one way or the other depends on machines and gadgets. The increasing technology and the growing industrialization have definitely made our lives easier and comfortable. But, along with that luxury, comes the fog of air pollution and the hazardous air quality. Air pollution, especially in …

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Q & A with Anupam B. Jena

2020 TEDMED Speaker Anupam B. Jena shares the power of creative observations in his Talk “The profound difference between seeing and looking.” In response to his Talk and his segment on TED Radio Hour, TEDMED spoke with Anupam about observing the changing world during COVID-19. TEDMED: Given the rise of COVID-19, what questions that are …

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