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Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal: Nursing Home Staffers Say There’s a Difference

CONCORD, N.C. — It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a...

Joint Commission releases Sentinel Event Alert in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Healthcare workers struggling, expressing fears Earlier this week, The Joint Commission released a Sentinel Event Alert addressing the fears of healthcare workers and outlining five...

Hypertension in women commonly misidentified as part of menopause

Up to 50 percent of women develop high blood pressure before age 60 While complications of pregnancy and early menopause increase the future risk of...

Medical Mistrust Linked to Race, Discrimination

Researchers uncover links between levels of mistrust and ethnic backgrounds A new study finds that levels of medical mistrust of clinicians and healthcare systems closely...

Advice for Pregnant, Nursing Women Considering a COVID Vaccine

Pregnant and nursing women should answer five key questions with their healthcare professional when deciding whether to get a Covid-19 vaccine, according to a...

Can Doctors Predict and Prevent Stroke and Heart Attack?

Predicting – and defeating – a silent killer A recent study from Edith Cowan University led a team of international researchers to discover that people...

COVID-19 Vaccine Errors – ISMP Issues Initial Report

Ever since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines last month, the Institute for...

New research uncovers six different forms of prediabetes

Implications for the prevention of type 2 diabetes The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that approximately 88 million adults in the United...

Football Players and Concussions – Do They Realize the Risk?

Athletes underestimate risk of injury, concussions A recent survey-style study of 296 male college-aged football players revealed that some 43 percent of these athletes underestimate...

Potential vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease progession

In an effort to honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Month, we would like to highlight a new study which may offer hope to those within...

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