Hospital Visitation Restrictions Are Hurting Patients and Nurses — New protocols and COVID mitigation techniques can enable safe visitation

September 8, 2021

Medpage Today |  by Karen Cox, PhD, RN, and Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH September 2, 2021 As COVID-19 began rapidly spreading across the U.S., hospitals adopted policies that prohibited patient visitation — a

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What immunosuppressed patients should know about the coronavirus vaccines

April 28, 2021

The Washington Post  By Lindsey Bever  April 23, 2021 at 12:09 p.m. EDT Cancer patients. Organ transplant recipients. Individuals with HIV. Those with autoimmune or chronic inflammatory conditions such as lupus,

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Long past time for affordable health care — a real public option

April 28, 2021

CT VIEWPOINTS   by KATE FARRAR AND JILLIAN GILCHREST    FEBRUARY 16, 2021 The COVID-19 health and economic crisis lays bare the need for a real public option healthcare bill in Connecticut. Senate Bill

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Primary Care is Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Dissemination but is Left Out So Far

January 8, 2021

Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope, But Primary Care’s Capacity is Compromised                                         

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Some reliable resources about who should get the COVID-19 vaccine and what to consider

January 8, 2021

Whether or not you, as an individual, should get the COVID-19 vaccine should be a decision made on an person by person basis.  We are not making any recommendations either

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Bleed Out, the HBO Movie of a family’s experience with Medical Malpractice

December 21, 2020

Bleed Out – an HBO Film   ¡Película ahora en inglés y español! Medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. After a routine partial hip replacement operation

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Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker

December 21, 2020

  On Nov. 9, New York-based Pfizer and the German company BioNTech made history by presenting preliminary data indicating that their coronavirus vaccine was over 90 percent effective. It was the first time anyone had

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3 Covid-19 Trials Have Been Paused for Safety. That’s a Good Thing.

October 15, 2020

NY Times Health   |    By Carl Zimmer    |    Oct. 14, 2020, 12:36 p.m. ET Experts were comforted that companies are following safety precautions. They pointed out that pauses in vaccine

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: How COVID Spreads Indoors

October 7, 2020

   October 6, 2020  |   Frank Diamond While reiterating that SARS-CoV-2 most commonly spreads through close contact (less than 6 feet, and for about 15 minutes) with a symptomatic or

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Early evidence indicates that COVID-19 is impacting communities of color at much higher rates than the population at large.

September 10, 2020

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Website (https://www.nationalacademies.org/resource/conversations-on-covid-19-impacts-on-communities-of-color) While much is still unknown about the virus causing the current pandemic, according to data from the CDC, we do know

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