45% of adults over 65 lack account for COVID vaccine sign-up

Patient portals offer an easy way to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines as they become available. But many older adults have yet to set up an account.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Jan. 20, 2021 ~8 min

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Tooth or consequences: Even during a pandemic avoiding the dentist can be bad for your oral health

Even during COVID-19, there are ways to keep your teeth healthy.

Andrew J. Corsaro, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry, University of Florida • conversation
Jan. 19, 2021 ~8 min

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Move to telehealth strains therapists and their clients

Therapists have had to modify the way they offer services during the COVID-19 pandemic. It hasn't always been an easy transition, some report.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Nov. 6, 2020 ~7 min

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Telehealth can give parents of kids with autism key early tips

When in-person training is impossible, like during the pandemic, parents of kids with autism can get information via telehealth, researchers say.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Oct. 8, 2020 ~5 min

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Worries about telehealth are down, but barriers remain

During the first three months of the COVID pandemic, telemedicine skyrocketed among older adults in the US. But concerns and barriers remain.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Aug. 20, 2020 ~9 min

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Worries about telehealth are down, but barriers remain

During the first three months of the COVID pandemic, telemedicine skyrocketed among older adults in the US. But concerns and barriers remain.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Aug. 20, 2020 ~9 min

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How the old-fashioned telephone could become a new way for some to see their doctor

The old-fashioned telephone – well, maybe not a rotary dial, but a phone nonetheless – became a way during the pandemic for patients to 'see' their doctors. Could this trend continue?

Maria A. Woodward, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School • conversation
Aug. 12, 2020 ~10 min

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COVID-19 and telehealth may be changing how much you know about your therapist

With most therapy sessions now online, a psychologist explores whether more self-disclosure by therapists – sharing more about their own lives – might help their patients.

Adrienne Lapidos, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan • conversation
July 1, 2020 ~9 min

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COVID-19 and teletherapy may be changing how much you know about your therapist

With most therapy sessions now online, a psychologist explores whether more self-disclosure by therapists – sharing more about their own lives – might help their patients.

Adrienne Lapidos, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan • conversation
July 1, 2020 ~9 min

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How the pandemic affects teen reproductive health

The sexual and reproductive health of teens and young adults has shifted during the pandemic. Loss of independence and privacy are two concerns.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
June 18, 2020 ~4 min

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