Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and yours loved ones healthy.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Tuned LED lighting that changes color and intensity over the course of a day and night helps older adults in nursing homes get a better night's sleep.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing homes in the US continue to report severe shortages of staff and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new approach is making a big difference in Virginia.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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Health care workers in the United States are struggling with a range of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report.
July 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Is telehealth as good as in-person care? A telehealth researcher explains how to get the most out of remote health care
Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African-Americans and whites.
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 is traumatizing nurses. Yet nurses have suffered trauma for decades, often due to insufficient resources, and changes within the field have been slow.
June 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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