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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 »

Young girls more vulnerable to online predators than ever before

In a new report, a UK-based internet watchdog has declared young girls more vulnerable that ever to online sex predators. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) released its annual report on Wednesday that shows a worrying trend of sexual grooming among children, particularly young girls. In 2020, the IWF identified a staggering 68,000 cases of “self-generated… Read More »

Journalists Unpack Patchwork Vaccine Rollout, Rapid Covid Tests and More

California Healthline correspondent Rachel Bluth unpacked California’s newly expanded vaccine eligibility rules and the state’s vaccine appointment website on KALW’s “Your Call” on Thursday. California Healthline correspondent Angela Hart discussed California cities’ experiment with city-managed homeless camps on KQED’s “Forum” on Thursday. Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar joined a covid-19 reporter’s roundtable on Illinois… Read More »