Expanding our health force can save lives and create jobs simultaneously

Investing in America’s community health workers has also become a factor in the presidential campaign. The Biden campaign made a proposal similar to the Health Force bill as part of his plan to ‘Build Back Better’ — calling for adding 150,000 community health workers who can be repurposed in a time of crisis to meet […]

LA County Reports 439 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Deaths; Health Officials Call On Residents To Minimize Non-Essential Activities

“As we prepare for schools re-opening to provide services for high need students that require in-person support, we all must do our very best to minimize participating in non-essential activities that create risk of virus transmission,” Dr. Barbara Ferrer, county public health director, said. “L.A. County is still among the California counties with high rates […]

With COVID-19 receding, we the patients must fix health care

Next, imagine a medical marketplace where sellers of goods and services compete for consumer dollars, not for contracts with health plans. Consumer prices would plummet due to seller competition as well as the elimination of the cost of the federal bureaucracy. The $69,000 would easily pay for routine care activities and even common procedures such […]

Doorstep vehicle servicing: New business model expedited by COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi: Abhiruchi Chatterjee, a Kolkata-based renowned Psychiatrist, who has been driving a Maruti Zen Estilo for the past seven years, finds it difficult to visit the workshop for vehicle servicing due to his busy schedule. When asked, if he would like to avail the doorstep vehicle servicing facility, which has been growing in recent […]

As Trump played down virus, health experts’ alarm grew

Larry Gostin, a professor at Georgetown University who has advised Republican and Democratic administrations on public health issues, said there should be no confusing honest mistakes and expressions of uncertainty from public health officials with Trump’s effort to minimize the threat of COVID-19.

Startup soars, providing in-house health care in the time of the coronavirus pandemic

“Covid accelerated a trend that had already begun, which is a shift from institutional brick-and-mortar urgent care to the home setting,” according to Julian Harris, a Ready board member. “It’s impressive to see the organization rise to the challenge of providing care in the most difficult of times, in places and to populations that other […]

CDC recommends Americans wear face masks voluntarily in public but some officials say they felt ‘pressured’ to draft new guidelines

“Because of some recent information that the virus can actually be spread even when people just speak as opposed to coughing and sneezing, the better part of valor is that when you’re out and you can’t maintain that 6-foot distance to wear some sort of facial covering,” Fauci said.

San Francisco to Reopen Indoor Hair and Nail Salons

Given our local trend in COVID indicators, low-risk, limited-capacity indoor activities may resume. We will continue our gradual reopening as it allows us to monitor the spread, manage its immediate challenges and mitigate the long-term impact on our city.

Prince William thanks emergency services workers for their great ‘sacrifice’ at online ceremony for 999 heroes – in his first official appearance since Prince Harry’s $150M Netflix deal

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘did NOT inform the Queen about $150m Netflix deal’ before announcing it to the world – leaving her to hear the news from aides, royal source claims Meghan Markle and Prince Harry failed to tell the Queen about their Netflix deal, which could be worth as much as $150million, before announcing […]

Milwaukee health commissioner steps down, cites obstacles

“I’m talking about the state … and all of the challenges that we’ve faced as local health officers along the way, from the spring election all the way up until now,” she said. “We’re trying to save lives with the spread of COVID, and then we’re dealing with all of these barriers to being able […]