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COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  22 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  219 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

Healthcare workers in Cape Town ambivalent about patients who disengage from HIV treatment

A qualitative study sought to understand healthcare workers’ perspectives on patients who disengage from antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Results, presented this week to the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021) showed that healthcare workers had contradictory feelings about these patients, ranging from empathy to… Read More »

Journalists’ Topics Range From Rural Pharmacy Deserts to Opioid Overdoses

KHN senior Colorado correspondent Markian Hawryluk discussed how a rural Colorado town is crowdsourcing ways to get prescription medicines delivered on KUNC’s “Colorado Edition” on Monday. KHN Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal discussed how medical education changed during the pandemic on NPR’s “Here and Now” on Tuesday. KHN freelancer Amy Worden chatted about high vaccine hesitancy among… Read More »

Radhika Madan Looks Pretty in Ultra Chic Pink Outfit; Shares Stills From Latest Photoshoot

The Angrezi Medium actress Radhika Madan is an avid social media user. She loves to keep her fans updated and entertained by sharing several beautiful pictures of her on the photo-sharing app.  Recently, Radhika took to her Instagram handle to share a few gorgeous pictures of her. In the pictures, she can be seen donning… Read More »

What to Expect from Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Many states require pharmacy technicians to attend training programs and get national certification. In a few states, the minimum requirement to become a pharmacy technician is a high school diploma or equivalent. Even if states do not require training and certification, having them can boost your confidence and stand out to potential employers. Here’s what… Read More »

Medtronic pulls HeartWare HVAD pump from market amid recalls, patient deaths

Dive Brief: Medtronic abruptly pulled its HeartWare HVAD pump system from the market Thursday after a slew of Class I recalls and numerous reports of patient injuries and deaths associated with the device. The medtech cited ongoing device failures and “a growing body of observational clinical comparisons indicating a higher frequency of neurological adverse events,… Read More »