Telemedicine answers the need of providing healthcare in India: Santanu Mishra, Co-Founder, Smile Foundation – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Santanu Mishra, Co-Founder and Executive Trustee, Smile Foundation to know more about the adoption and implementation of telemedicine in providing healthcare services to the most underserved sections of society. With guidelines set under the “Telemedicine Practice Guidelines” by the Medical Council of India, how would you evaluate the future? … Read more

Hispanic Women More Prone to COVID in Pregnancy

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Hispanic mothers-to-be in the southern United States are almost twice as likely to have COVID-19 as non-Hispanic women, a new study finds. The researchers also found that those with government health insurance were more likely to test positive for … Read more

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s good news for public health officials who’ve been hammering home the need to wear face masks: Your messages have been getting through. A new HealthDay/Harris Poll shows that more Americans than ever are donning face masks to protect … Read more

View: Need to move past binary ways of thinking about workers’ conditions and economic growth

With the Covid-19 pandemic, we have yet another crisis on our hands that appears never-ending, obfuscating any clear thinking on fundamental questions: what kind of society do we want to rebuild after the pandemic? How will benefits and burdens be distributed in such a society? Source link

Half of Americans Know Someone Impacted by COVID

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — More than half of all Americans have been personally affected by COVID-19 at this point in the pandemic, according to a new HealthDay-Harris Poll survey. The national survey was conducted by The Harris Poll between Oct. 8 and 12. … Read more

Dating During the Pandemic: Online and Restless

Abraar Karan, MD, internal medicine and global health doctor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dolores Albarracin, PhD, professor of psychology, business, and medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Sara Heimerl, senior director of matchmaking, Selective Search, Chicago. Rachel DeAlto, chief dating expert, Match Lisa Bonos, dating and relationships writer, The Washington Post Style Section, … Read more

Fauci: Masks, Social Distancing Likely Until 2022

Fauci: Masks, Social Distancing Likely Until 2022

“We shouldn’t be lulled into complacency that this is only an old person disease,” Fauci said. The best way to achieve herd immunity is through a vaccine, he said. Otherwise, a large number of people will die by simply allowing everyone to become infected with the coronavirus. A “profound degree” of herd immunity won’t likely … Read more

A Lost Decade: Decoding the cost of Covid-19 pandemic

A decade after facing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression in the 1930s, the world has again stumbled upon an unprecedented economic challenge due to a microscopic virus. The novel coronavirus pandemic, which forced governments around the world to lock down their respective economies, has spared no country on the globe. The International … Read more

Financial, physical health top stressors amid COVID-19: Study

Financial and physical health has emerged as the top stressor for Indians ahead of relationship and family amid the COVID-19, according to a survey. Nine out of 10 Indians say financial health has a profound impact on their well-being, the survey by digital wealth management platform Scripbox revealed. The survey on Wealth & Well-being’, aimed … Read more