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5 Population Health Statistics Bound To Change Because Of Covid-19

Dr. Nelia Sanchez-Crespo examines Heather Lieberman as she participates in a Covid-19 vaccination … [+] study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. PHOTO: CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images AFP via Getty Images Covid-19 has opened Americans’ eyes to a number of oft overlooked healthcare issues. It showed us… Read More »

Will At-Home Lab Tests Change Healthcare Diagnostics Forever? | Frank Ong, Everlywell

Health Tech Jan 3, 2020• By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH It used to be that patients would have to go see a doctor to get lab tests ordered to check their cholesterol or metabolism, but now, thanks to at-home testing companies like Everlywell, those tests (and 30 others, including STI tests) can be ordered online… Read More »

Does sunlight change our gut microbiome?

Scientists show that ultraviolet (UV) light exposure leads to changes in the gut microbiome, but only in volunteers who were deficient in vitamin D. Share on PinterestCan sunlight affect our gut microbiomes? There is plenty of evidence that links vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, to health outcomes. Living at higher latitudes, which means less exposure… Read More »