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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A new federal study says that healthcare workers are five times more likely to experience workplace violence than in any other industry, and that most instances go unreported. UVA Health is trying to make sure that its staff stays safe. “One thing that we’re trying to do as part of our …

Jenny McCarthy of Raymond, a certified intentional peer support specialist, sits earlier this month in the lavender garden she planted. She plans to have a large garden of lavender where people can relax. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal file To prevent violence in hospitals, the state should focus on fixing the mental health system’s failures, not on …

On August 1, 2022, First Choice Community Healthcare, Inc. confirmed that the company experienced a data breach after an unauthorized party gained access to sensitive consumer data contained on First Choice’s network. According to First Choice, the breach resulted in the patients’ names, Social Security numbers, and protected health information being compromised. Recently, First Choice …

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – COVID-19 case numbers are rising and for some of those infected, it’s not their first time. Some people are getting COVID-19 again, just days after they thought they were in the clear. Doctors say this is mainly happening to patients who completed the drug Paxlovid. It is Pfizer’s treatment recommended for …

A brain-computer interface (BCI) is a system that detects brain signals and transforms them into machine readable commands. People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) often face serious communication challenges. A neurodegenerative condition, which affects the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord, ALS causes progressive muscle weakening. In the later stages of the disease, …

Early detection using modern tools is necessary to boost quality of life for your patients In less than 15 years, the population of people 65 years and older in the U.S. is expected to grow to 80 million, up from under 55 million in 2019, per U.S. Census projections. Unfortunately though, years of life gained …

 In a moment where over 28% of Connecticut’s adults report symptoms of anxiety or depression —up from 19% just two years earlier— the country’s largest insurer is threatening to hinder access to much-needed mental health care. The present ruling in the Wit v. United Behavioral Health (UBH) case emboldens insurers to cherry pick coverage for …

by: WWLP Posted: May 28, 2022 / 07:39 PM EDT Updated: May 28, 2022 / 07:39 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Currently, within Baystate Health, there are 79 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 as of Saturday. Of those numbers reported, 3 are in the critical care unit. Positive COVID-19 cases within Baystate Health broken up …

MADRID and MARLTON, N.J., May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Impulse Dynamics, a global medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with heart failure (HF), announced today a late-breaking presentation of results from the CCM-HFpEF Piloty Study, which is the largest clinical trial to date studying the effects of the company’s proprietary …

For those wondering how miscarriages would be managed in a post-Roe America, Texas could be a frightening harbinger.  In December 2021, Anna, a woman who lives in Central Texas, was 19 weeks pregnant when her waters broke on her wedding night. It was too early in the pregnancy for the baby to have a chance …