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“It’s a War Zone”: Health Care Workers on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, it’s clear that the country’s hospital system isn’t prepared for what’s to come. Hospitals are in desperate need of ventilators, and nurses and doctors now have to crowdsource on social media for essential personal protective equipment (PPE) like N95 masks, gowns, and face shields,… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 20, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Cost-Effectiveness of Brexanolone Versus Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression in the United States. Eldar-Lissai A, Cohen JT, Meltzer-Brody S, Gerbasi ME, Chertavian E, Hodgkins P, Bond JC, Johnson SJ.  J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020 Mar 19:1-13.  Free Article In a study funded by Sage Therapeutics, researchers compared the cost-effectiveness… Read More »

Livongo Health’s Jenny Schneider on Covid-19 & Helping Patients with Chronic Conditions | WTF Health

COVID-19 Mar 20, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “What’s happening in COVID is those of us living with these chronic conditions are at highest risk — not to contract the disease, but highest risk for outcomes. Our unique ability to be able to see what’s happening in that population and deliver that care remotely… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »