Will Biden ‘De-Politicize’ COVID?

THURSDAY, Nov. 19 — President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on big plans for health care, many of which would face an uphill road if the U.S. Senate remains in Republican hands. But one of the first contributions Biden will make to America’s health also will be one of the most important, experts said — de-politicizing and […]

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How Hospitals Can Cut Patients’ Falls

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 — A new toolkit to help reduce falls and fall-related injuries among hospital patients is highly effective, a new study shows. Falls are the leading cause of preventable injury, so researchers set out to create a fall prevention toolkit for patients and their families. It includes measures such as a laminated […]

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Losing Your Hair Because of Pandemic Stress?

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 — Add stress-related hair loss to the many problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve had patients coming in recently with stress-related hair loss, who tell me they were so worried about dying earlier this year or even that they had COVID-19. But they don’t see the effects until three months […]

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