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Primary care physicians pushed to breaking point as more than half report no payments

Primary care physicians have been pushed to the breaking point in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey conducted between May 8-11 by The Larry A. Green Center and the Primary Care Collaborative shows that 84% of clinicians report having severe or close to severe stress, and 28% say burnout is at an… Read More »

Coronavirus up to 100 times more infectious through eyes, airways than SARS: report

The eyes are a key point of infection for the novel coronavirus, a team of Hong Kong researchers said this week, detailing how the disease has higher rates of transmissibility through the eyes and airways when compared to H5N1, or the bird flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes a COVID-19 infection, is nearly… Read More »

1950s Irish were much more attractive than today’s generation due to healthier diet: top doctor

Dr Chris Luke said Irish people in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s ate a seasonal diet of fresh produce with little or no access to convenience food. He said the elegant black-and-white photos of people’s grandparents on mantelpieces around the country are a timely reminder of the benefits of a more austere lifestyle. The adjunct… Read More »

Time To Deliver: Putting an end to Black women dying in childbirth is easier than you think

The newly released 2019 March of Dimes Report Card finds that Black women are three to four times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications. (Adobe Stock) Giving birth to a baby is typically a celebratory event. New mothers are supported and surrounded by family and friends wishing the very best for… Read More »