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Hospitals still struggle with volumes, finances due to COVID-19

Dive Brief: The distribution of vaccinations may signal an end in sight for the pandemic, but COVID-19 continues to financially impact hospital operations, according to the latest report from Kaufman Hall. Hospital operating margins remained deeply depressed compared to January 2020, even with CARES Act funding, although pre-tax earnings remained in the black, the consultancy… Read More »

All the Differences Between the Covid Vaccines, Explained

When the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines rolled out with mRNA technology, everyone wondered exactly what that meant. Now, other vaccines are on the horizon in the US—some are already authorized for use in other countries—with different and sometimes more traditional technologies behind them. The bottom line is this: Each type of Covid-19 vaccine that’s been… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 19, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Probiotics as a treatment for prenatal maternal anxiety and depression: a double-blind randomized pilot trial. Browne PD, Bolte AC, Besseling-van der Vaart I, Claassen E, de Weerth C.  Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 4;11(1):3051. Free article. This study did not reveal differences between the groups for improving maternal mood. Validation of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Read More »