How to take care of your mental health if you’re home with COVID-19

How to take care of your mental health if you’re home with COVID-19

For many of us, catching COVID and self-isolating at home can be a lonely, scary and harrowing experience. For those with a pre-existing mental illness, it can be even more difficult. The following strategies are designed to help you take care of your mental health if you contract COVID and isolate yourself at home. LIVE … Read more

CVD Preventive Med Use Down During COVID-19 Pandemic

CVD Preventive Med Use Down During COVID-19 Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Tea study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer-reviewed. Key Takeaways Medication prescribing and dispensing in the United Kingdom were hampered during the COVID-19 pandemic and have not recovered to prepandemic … Read more

Nebraska Medicine’s Top Psychologist Says Healthcare Workers Are Suffering From Pandemic Stress

Nebraska Medicine’s Top Psychologist Says Healthcare Workers Are Suffering From Pandemic Stress

Nebraska Medicine’s director of behavioral health, Dr. David Cates, said the pandemic is affecting the mental health of healthcare workers. Many suffer from post-traumatic stress, anxiety, insomnia and depression. always her dream of taking care of others. “I wanted to be a nurse since I was 8 years old,” Perez said. I’m afraid I’m resentful … Read more

University of Portland psychologist offers tips for staying mentally healthy amid omicron surge | Local News

University of Portland psychologist offers tips for staying mentally healthy amid omicron surge |  Local News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — This is the third year of the pandemic amid a new surge of COVID, which may be difficult for all of us to handle. So FOX 12 got some advice from Dr. Deana Julka, chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Portland, about what we can do … Read more

COVID-19 outbreaks could affect half of all senior care homes by the end of the week, says Peak Body | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

COVID-19 outbreaks could affect half of all senior care homes by the end of the week, says Peak Body |  ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

COVID-19 outbreaks could affect half of all senior care homes by the end of the week, says Peak Body | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) ‘Pushed to the brink’: Covid in half of all elderly care in weeksMail Mail Aged care homes fear they are at ‘breaking point’ as COVID-19 outbreaks riseSBS News COVID-19 outbreaks could … Read more

The CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ hasn’t kept up with the science

The CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ hasn’t kept up with the science

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined “fully vaccinated” against SARS-CoV-2 as having received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine or two serial doses of the Pfizer vaccines or Moderna. This definition has been widely used across the country to establish public engagement requirements, from work to … Read more

NT records 625 COVID-19 cases, record total, as hospital admissions hit 43

NT records 625 COVID-19 cases, record total, as hospital admissions hit 43

COVID-related hospital admissions in the Northern Territory rose to 43, with 625 new cases of the virus recorded during the last reporting period. Key points: The NT recorded more than 600 new cases of COVID-19 for the first time, in what is a new daily record New cases have been detected in prisons, a hostel … Read more

Yirrkala and Galiwin’ku NT communities enter first full day of COVID-19 lockdown

Yirrkala and Galiwin’ku NT communities enter first full day of COVID-19 lockdown

As communities in North East Arnhem Land woke up today to their first full day of COVID lockdown, the local member from the area says he is concerned about the Northern Territories Government’s message on lockdown rules . Key points: Yesterday, 19 cases were detected in Galiwink’u and two in Yirrkala Area MP says work … Read more

How to survive the inevitable rise in interest rates in Canada

How to survive the inevitable rise in interest rates in Canada

Trying to read Bank of Canada press releases can be a bit like passing a Rorschach test: they are open to a lot of interpretation. But after interpreting the Bank’s words these days – and seeing rising inflation – most observers come to a similar conclusion: interest rates will soon rise. And that, say personal … Read more

Queensland records 16 COVID-19 deaths and 15,962 new cases

Queensland records 16 COVID-19 deaths and 15,962 new cases

Sixteen people died of COVID-19 in Queensland during the last reporting period, the highest daily death toll recorded in the state. Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the state has confirmed 15,962 new cases of COVID and 819 people are being treated for their symptoms in hospital. There are 50 people in intensive care wards, 18 … Read more