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More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $ 21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The first chart illustrates the growth of the premium shares split by employer and employee contributions. Over ten… Read More »

‘Catastrophic’: Unexplained deaths at home in UK nearly nine times more than those from coronavirus

Data out of the United Kingdom show that unexplained deaths occurring at home are nearly nine times higher than COVID-19 deaths, stoking fears that people are not seeking treatments in hospitals. “This is what concerns me so much. Excess deaths are below average in hospitals, but well above average in homes. Are people seeking the… Read More »

Florida health officials walk back report that more than 260 Orlando airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

A nurse administers a coronavirus test. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images) Even though it’s been reported that a whopping 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport have tested positive for the coronavirus, airport officials are pushing back to say that’s necessarily the case. READ MORE:  Scams on the rise during coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, Florida Gov.… Read More »

Different Takes: Hospitals Are Taking A Financial Hit In More Ways Than One; Time To Shut Down Misinformation On Wellness Cures

Editorial pages focus on these pandemic topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Sending Hospitals Into Bankruptcy Public-health officials have directed Americans to stay home to slow the coronavirus spread and ease the burden on health-care providers. Most areas of the country are succeeding—so much so that hospitals and physicians are hemorrhaging cash due to… Read More »