The Get the Medications Right™ (GTMRx) Institute launched a national task force to identify and address the reasons why 45% of Americans don’t feel confident about vaccination against COVID-19.
Sponsored by World Health Organization (@WHO), World Health Day is today, April 7, 2021. This year’s theme is to build a fairer, healthier world.
The American Public Health Association brings together communities across the US to observe National Public Health Week each year during the first week of April. This year’s theme is “Building Bridges to Better Health” and our Friday Five highlights some of the virtual events happening throughout the week.
By Devin Partida – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans can detect early signs of breast cancer, leading to more timely treatment. However, a false-positive result based on MRI scans can cause unnecessary tests and treatments like biopsies and potentially surgery.
National Consumer Protection Week: FDA Is Vigilant in Protecting Consumers Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
By Judy McMeekin Pharm D – It has been said that there is good fishing in troubled waters and that has been the case with fraudsters seeking to profit from anxiety and fears associated with COVID-19. Accordingly, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is on the lookout for charlatans seeking to profit from the pandemic.
Nurse Lauren, HealthcareNOW Radio’s NursesNOW content contributor, discusses this week’s Wellness Wednesday tips, the importance of good sleep habits, tips for getting better sleep, and sleep disorders.
Recently, at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Annual Education Conference, VisualDx announced Project IMPACT (Improving Medicine’s Power to Address Care and Treatment). Project IMPACT is a global effort to reduce disparities in medicine and highlight ways to bridge gaps of knowledge and improve healthcare outcomes for patients of color.
Healthcare in the US is an industry where women consumers make 80 percent of buying and usage decisions and represent 65 percent of the workforce. This week’s Friday Five celebrates Women Chief Health Officers.
By Arlene S. Bierman MD MS & David Meyers MD – During American Heart Month, we’re reminded that heart disease remains the Nation’s leading killer—claiming more than 600,000 lives each year and imposing considerable distress to millions of American families.