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Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, June 18, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters More than 40 Florida hospitals in multiple counties across the state have maxed out their ICU… Read More »

Moody’s: US healthcare system rebounds from COVID-19 in May, but a bumpy road lies ahead

Dive Brief: A Moody’s Investors Service report on Thursday suggests that the U.S. healthcare industry is on the rebound from COVID-19, but recovery will likely to slow and uneven. Moreover, the report expressed concerns that regional flareups of coronavirus could majorly set back the return to normal volumes. Investment firm Jefferies affirmed those worries in… Read More »

How to boost your immune system: Five things you can do during the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus invades the body and disturbs the respiratory system. Support your immune system, so if you do catch it you have the best chances of a smooth recovery. Nutritionist Clarissa Lenherr, from personalised healthcare service bioniq, offers her professional advice on how to optimise your immune system. 1. Start the day right Lenherr recommends eating… Read More »

The Connection Between a Healthy Immune System and Preventing Cancer

The human immune system is an incredible thing. Composed of proteins and cells, the immune system is a very complicated network that protects the body from infection and disease. Unfortunately, the immune system can be weakened by lifestyle choices, cancer treatment, genetics and other factors. When it’s not functioning at its best, it can become… Read More »

The covid-19 pandemic has shocked the mental-health system out of complacency – The Washington Post

The scene was maddening. But after more than a decade of reporting on the mental-health beat, I knew it was not unusual. The system is cautious, often for good reasons. But that conservative approach often means throwing up hurdles that keep vulnerable people from getting the care they need. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed how… Read More »