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Historians explore past to promote health equity in the present

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, as state and local officials scrambled to impose lockdowns, public health and medical experts grew increasingly worried about groups they feared would be hardest hit by the disease. As infection and death rates spiked, statistics began to show that one group, communities of color, was indeed being… Read More »

Consumers’ Health Concerns Grow in the Pandemic Across All Categories – And More Trust Virtual Care

While the “in-person” visit to a doctor or medical professional continues to rank first as consumers’ most-trusted information source, the virtual doc or clinician rose in trust during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Euromonitor’s latest read on Consumer Health: Changes in Consumer Behaviour during COVID-19 . The first four most-trusted sources for health information in… Read More »

Blood Type Might Raise Odds for Certain Health Conditions

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests. The research confirms some previous findings and reveals new links between blood types and diseases, according to the authors of the study published April 27 in the journal… Read More »

The Real Health Podcast: Simple and easy guided meditation with Today FM’s Dermot Whelan

In 2007 Dermot Whelan, arrived at a comedy festival in an ambulance after having a panic attack en route. Realising this was not a sustainable way to travel to future gigs, he decided to become a meditation teacher and learn how to de-stress without annoying the emergency services. ack then Dermot felt awful. He was… Read More »