Tag Archives: Health

United Health Foundation donates $5 million to support the homeless, food insecure, during COVID-19 crisis

The United Health Foundation has pledged $ 5 million to support three organizations that help the homeless and those who are food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the $ 5 million, $ 2.5 million will go to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to support both the immediate need for homeless programs… Read More »

Sourcing Digital Health for COVID-19? Mount Sinai’s Medical Innovation Lead Has Advice | WTF Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH As hospitals, health systems, and physician practices look to quickly scale up their digital health, telehealth, and remote monitoring offerings to adjust their delivery systems to the COVID-19 pandemic, what questions should they be asking health tech companies in order to make the right decisions? And, how can these health… Read More »

7 ways to protect your energy and mental health while ‘social distancing’

(Photo: Adobe Stock) As a result of national social distancing efforts, spaces we usually turn to for in-person connections — schools, churches, gyms, cafes, restaurants — have been closed mandatorily.  While we all should absolutely abide by these guidelines and each do our part to “flatten the curve,” we have to acknowledge that isolating yourself,… Read More »

Are old malaria drugs really the COVID-19 ‘game changer’ some people believe? Not so fast, warn health officials

U.S. president Donald Trump considers them a COVID-19 “game changer,” his top infectious diseases advisor says the evidence is flimsy, while ethicists worry pouring millions of the tablets into hospitals is a long shot that could make people sicker. Two old anti-malaria medications are being pushed as potential treatments in the scramble to find something,… Read More »