There is increasing evidence that face masks prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Wearing a face mask can prevent the spread of virus even from a person who has no symptoms, but is still infected.
Akron Children’s Hospital was named to Forbes magazine’s America’s best employers for women list due to its efforts to support female employees and provide a positive work environment.
Children can learn best when interacting with others. But with many school districts starting the school year remotely, children will be missing out on the socialization component of being in the classroom.
The country has recently been experiencing one of history’s largest periods of social justice advocacy with movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo. Or the constant struggles against anti-Semitism or child and domestic abuse.
As colleges and universities decide whether or not to reopen their campuses this fall, much of the discussion has focused on the ethics behind the decision and the associated health risks of in-person instruction.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth appointments quickly have become the norm. But for many people, this is the first time they’ve been exposed to the option of seeing a provider remotely.
As we continue through the pandemic, regular checkups and health care visits are more important than ever. But when every trip out of the house poses the risk of infection, many individuals fear visiting the doctor.
Two St. Vincent Charity Medical Center surgeons are participating in a nationwide clinical trial investigating the safety and effectiveness of two new total disc replacement devices intended for the treatment of two-level cervical disc disease.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland was ranked among the top 50 in the nation in eight specialties by U.S News & World Reports, according to a news release from the hospital.
As a pharmacist one of the more common subjects I’m asked about are vitamin and supplementation products. The questions I often field are “should I use supplements or change my diet” or “are all over the counter supplements safe”? As always, the answer to most of these questions is “it depen…
Folks who end up in a facility such as a nursing home because of a medical or cognitive disability have huge monthly bills to pay to retain their residency. The cost can be $6,000 to $13,000 monthly. Medicaid is the only program that can truly help to pay the high cost of the facility.
No matter how hard we try to make the right decisions, we can’t always be sure of our choices. One of the most difficult life decisions is knowing when the time is right to put our loved one, spouse, or parent into an assisted living or nursing home.
The moment Irvin Alloy laid eyes on his son and daughter outside LSS Kensington Place in Columbus, he felt his lungs expand for the first time in months. There was no glass in his way or voices distorted by a phone.
It comes as no surprise that as novel coronavirus cases continue to increase in the United States there is an increase in anxiety and depression in the general population. There are high levels of psychological stress, and it is important to acknowledge this reality and explore options to de…
We’ve made it through four months of this pandemic and the coronavirus seems to want to stick around for the indefinite future. While most people are aware of the health and economic consequences of COVID-19, there’s another significant impact that is hitting almost everyone, including child…
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many industries have been updating and adjusting services to meet current social guidelines, including adapting to those with disabilities.
Going to college can be confusing and scary for anyone. But when a disability is factored in, the new educational experience can be even more intimidating.