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.”
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.
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.
As our current pandemic worsens, individuals all over the nation are being told to self-isolate. State governments are issuing curfews or stay-at-home orders to ensure the safety of their citizens as COVID-19 has proven to be a fast spreading virus, and a deadly one at that. COVID-19 attacks the respiratory system, causing damage to the lungs at an unbelievably fast rate. Because of the threat COVID-19 has proven to be, industries all over the globe have had to adopt new regulations to slow the rate of contagion, specifically healthcare.