By David Leonhardt New York Times January 13, 2021 Last week’s attack on the Capitol has understandably dominated the news. But I want to take a few minutes this morning to focus on the other vital story right now — … Continue reading The State of the Pandemic ‘A game changer’
Salerno Medical and UHIP takes Covid-19 testing to the streets
It would allocate $1.5 billion to organizations focused on this work, but it faces an uphill battle for passage. By Li Zhouli@vox.com May 29, 2020, 12:10pm EDT Article mentions Salerno Medical Associates as a service model to emulate. Across the country, the … Continue reading A new bill pushes Congress to do more to combat coronavirus racial disparities
by NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – 6/1/2020 With the start of summer just a few weeks away, people are itching to get back to some kind of a social life, and many are wondering what’s safe to do and what’s … Continue reading What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do’s And Don’ts for Your Social Life
Jack Ford, Metro Focus PBS 5/20/2020 View video in picture link below: View Post POP-UP CLINIC SEES BETWEEN 100-150 PEOPLE PER DAY IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES PATIENTS CAN BE TESTED FOR VIRUS AND ANTIBODIES DATA PROVIDED TO LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS TO … Continue reading NJ DOCTOR TURNS VAN INTO MOBILE COVID TESTING CLINIC – MetroFocus PBS
by Leslie Brody – Wall Street Journal – 5/8/2020 Alexander Salerno, a primary-care doctor who has served New Jersey’s urban poor for decades, was so dismayed by the dearth of coronavirus testing that he took matters into his own hands. … Continue reading How One New Jersey Doctor Tests the Underserved for Coronovirus
John Chandler, News4 New York. 5/15/2020 We checked back in with Dr. Alexander Salerno, the East Orange, NJ doctor whose willingness to blow the whistle on a black market for PPE led to FBI busts. The mayor here calls him … Continue reading Salerno Medical, CHOP, UHIP Serving the Community
The New Yorker/by Clifford Marks and Trevor Pour April 29, 2020 We think of covid-19 as a disease of the respiratory tract. When future generations look back on this pandemic, its iconic symbol will probably be the ventilator. But, although respiratory problems … Continue reading WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS
by: David Matthau nj101.5 Black residents of the Garden State who test positive for COVID-19 have a much higher chance of dying from it than white residents. Health Department data shows about 21% of COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey are … Continue reading Black NJ Residents Dying at Higher Rates from COVID-19
The United States must shift the medical supply chain back home and increase domestic production to fix our supplies shortage. I urge our leaders to reprioritize our production capability and stop relying on other nations to protect America’s health.
According to a CDC report, nearly 90% of patients hospitalized with coronavirus (COVID-19) had one or more underlying health conditions. The most common were hypertension, obesity, chronic lung disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
by Cory Stieg @CNBCMakeIt – Read full article: http://ow.ly/TXoB50zyKni People should be wearing cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday. These homemade masks should cover the nose and mouth and be worn whenever you’re in a … Continue reading The right way to use and clean your mask during the COVID-19 pandemic
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News 4 New York – watch video: http://Doctors speak out from front lines of pandemic: Not enough supplies, concerns for patients NBC News’ Tom Costello shares doctors’ stories from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. One doctor, so desperate … Continue reading NJ Doctor speak out from front lines of pandemic:
Mosquitoes and ticks have been a pesky problem for a long time, but the alarming news reports that diseases caused because of them have tripled from 2004 to 2016 in the US alone have highlighted the menace caused by them.
Marijuana, which is the popular term for cannabis, is a form of drug that comes from the plant cannabis sativa or the hemp plant. A drug is a substance that, when ingested, causes an alteration in the functioning of the body, either a physical change or a psychological change.
Cannabis or marijuana is a popular drug, not just among those who use it, but also among those who do not use the drug, thanks to the misinformation surrounding the drug and the lack of clarity distinguishing fact from fiction.
The image of marijuana ingrained in the minds of many people is that it leads to addiction and its users are unemployed individuals who are always red-eyed and on the verge of turning into psychopaths.
Cannabis is a drug obtained from the cannabis plant that is considered to be a psychoactive drug, and until recently cannabis was only considered to have recreational use.
Cannabis usage, especially for recreational purposes, is still under a lot of scrutiny, as many consider it the worst kind of abuse, with drastic effects on the body. In fact, cannabis is known to be the most commonly abused illegal substance in the whole world.
It is a growing cause for concern that the number of patients suffering from chronic ailments is steadily rising, along with an increased prevalence of patients suffering from chronic conditions, and sometimes even multiple chronic diseases.
There is usually a low quantity of bacteria present in our guts that helps the body with digestion. However, when this amount of bacteria becomes excessive within the small intestine, it is called small intestine bacterial overgrowth or SIBO.
Pelvic pain and pelvic diseases can often take longer to diagnose and the pain is usually chronic, experienced over a period of six months or longer. Women are found to suffer more often from pelvic disorders; one such disease is pelvic inflammatory disease, commonly referred to as PID.
Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases that has seen a sharp rise in the number of incidents over the years. With rising number of incidences, awareness about various types of cancers and information regarding the prevention of the same has also seen a rise.