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The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Turn Back the Tide of the COVID-19 Pandemic Now? Get Vaccinated

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The COVID-19 pandemic presented us with a public health crisis we’ve not seen the likes of in more than a century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 is the last time the United States, and the world, had to deal with the onslaught of a… Read More »

Acupuncture Helped People With Back Pain Walk and Bend Better

A double-blinded randomized trial of electroacupuncture found it may result in a modest improvement in daily functioning for those with chronic back pain, though it provided little pain relief. Electroacupuncture uses a small electric current passed between needles, a practice some believe provides additional pain relief compared with regular acupuncture. Researchers tested the procedure by… Read More »

NSW MP won’t back up Qld border allegation

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has refused to substantiate his claim that Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is keeping Queensland’s border closed for political reasons. A Sydney nurse was confirmed to have coronavirus on Friday, in addition to five new locally acquired cases recorded in NSW. The new infections increase the likelihood that a November 1 reopening… Read More »