The World Health Organization's estimate is more than double the current official death toll of over 6 million.
A long-standing paramedic shortage has been exacerbated by turnover and resignations related to pandemic burnout.
Some children wait more than a year after diagnosis to begin behavioral therapy, but research shows early treatment can be crucial.
Portland psychologist Doreen Dodgen-Magee, author of the book “Restart - Designing a Healthy Post Pandemic Life,” says flexibility is key.
Some people with disabilities have been left behind even as telemedicine, teleworking, rapid tests, virtual school, and vaccine drive-thrus have become part of most Americans’ pandemic routines.
With millions of people nationally losing their Medicaid benefits when the pandemic health emergency ends, some may sign up for different insurance, while others are expected to get lost in the transition.
America’s hospitals, strained by nearly two years of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, are now scrounging for basic medical supplies.
Studies show a broad array of casual and close ties can lead to better physical and psychological well-being in older adults — and a longer lifespan.