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Casino closures hurting public health systems in tribal nations

Casino closures due to the coronavirus have crippled tribal economies, making an already underfunded public health system even more strained. Of the 574 tribes recognized by the federal government, 245 (roughly 40%) operate casinos, and roughly 500 casinos were forced to shut their doors as the pandemic progressed in the spring, according to the Harvard… Read More »

Pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, new research shows

Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey shows. Most people who took part in the research perceived their pets to be a source of considerable support during the lockdown period (23 March — 1 June, 2020). The study — from the University… Read More »

Many Health Care Workers Who Have Coronavirus Don’t Have Symptoms: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 — Four in 10 health care workers who test positive for COVID-19 don’t have symptoms, which means they could unknowingly spread the disease to co-workers and patients, researchers say. For the new study, the research team reviewed 97 studies that included more than 230,000 health care workers in 24 countries. Rates… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 151| MDLive (not?) IPOing, DTx Platform for Schizophrenia, & more

Health in 2 Point 00 Sep 15, 2020• We are forgetting about health tech, and celebrating Chicago-oo! Just kidding, today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess asks me about Truepill getting a 75M Series C after just closing their B, Sana Benefits getting $ 20.8M, and Decent getting $ 10M, both of which are… Read More »