With the rising use of telemedicine, it has never been easier to contact a healthcare physician for a variety of needs. Telemedicine offers a platform many users claim to be “more comfortable” in discussing their concerns or needs, even symptoms once thought of as “just a part of aging.”
The holiday season is fast approaching with Halloween just around the corner. However, this holiday may look different than any other before, specifically the newfound concern for children safety with trick o’ treating amongst the still continuing pandemic. You may decide not to participate in the usual festivities this year, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun of Halloween treats! Not to mention, the control of healthier treat alternatives for your family. Candies are often artificially sweetened with added chemicals and indigestible sugars, so give these cute treat recipes a try this year.
Since the outbreak, many students have been tackling schoolwork and attending classes online from the comfort of their home. While some students will continue learning virtually, many students will return back to school for distant learning. It should be noted that for some students, schools are more than just academics. Attending school in-person teaches students social and emotional skills. In addition, schools provide students with healthy meals, internet access, and other support services that might not be available to them at home. It is understood that returning back to school amidst the pandemic may cause many students to experience anxiety and increased levels of stress. The following recommendations were written based on information from the CDC. These recommendations may help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Hi! I’m Abanob Farag and I’m the Chief Executive Officer at MomentMD. At MomentMD, my team and I are committed to changing the healthcare system to a preventive-based system by providing a comprehensive-based platform that optimizes accessibility and continuity of care. I knew I wanted to work in medicine as far back as I could remember. Prior to MomentMD, I was pursuing a career in plastic surgery but felt my true calling was to focus on building a system that empowers both the provider and patient.
There is a wealth of advice available online regarding tips for proper oral care. Unfortunately, much of it is false or misleading. New developments in healthcare happen each day, and sometimes the messages get crossed. Other dental myths have existed for years, passed down from generations before. Set the record straight with the facts. Here are 6 dental myths and misconceptions.
With all the current injustice of the world coming to light, we are all encouraged to see the strength of our communities nationwide, to rise up and stand together for the Black Lives Matter movement. As Beverly Tatum, author of Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria, describes inaction against racism as standing on a moving walkway that represents the way of life created systematically, just moving with the rest of the group. But unless you actively move to get off the walkway, you’ll never change where you end up because there is no way to be passively antiracist.
In this time of federal shut down, many schools and universities have shut down for an indefinite time, forcing many institutes to turn to virtual platforms to continue educating students. With the uncertainty of the recent pandemic, some universities are keeping their physical doors closed as far out as January 2021.
With the quick spread of COVID-19 and the proclamation of pandemic, people are making haste to socially distance themselves or even quarantine themselves. Sitting in isolation or with a few people at home keeps contact with others limited, and chance of exposure low, but what does this mean for the overall health of the mind? With the closure of businesses and schools, individuals are facing further challenges; children are at home awaiting virtual platforms for school until the remainder of the month, and parents are also working from home or even unsure of their job security.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID -19) is a newly described viral disease not previously seen in humans. It is in the same family of viruses responsible for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in 2003. Coronavirus is part of a large family of viruses that originated in animals and spread to humans. The current disease emerged in the Wuhan region of China in December 2019 and has become a “pandemic”, defined as a disease that progresses to world-wide exposure.