Tag Archives: Beyond

AHA News: Video Gaming Helps Heart Defect Survivor Connect With Others in the LGBTQ Community and Beyond

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Mike Lane’s heart journey began as a newborn – when his skin turned blue. He was 2 days old when a cardiologist realized the reason. He was born with several congenital heart defects, including a missing ventricular septum, a narrowing of the pulmonary artery called stenosis,… Read More »

Marathon Health calls for extended mental health support beyond COVID-19

Marathon Health has renewed its push for members of the Bathurst community to take advantage of an extension to Medicare rebates for telehealth mental health support until March 2021. Marathon Health portfolio manager of mental health Chris McAlister said its vital to ensure country Australians have access to a combination of mental health service delivery… Read More »

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. But the emergence of the coronavirus in the U.S. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has… Read More »

‘The joys of walking’: Pro-pedestrian groups hope increase in strolling will last beyond pandemic

Pro-walking groups are encouraged that people have embraced strolling as a way to get out of the house while social distancing and hope that some of the changes along city streets will prove to be permanent. Apple’s Mobility Trends shows that the number of people walking has risen since the initial shutdown from the pandemic… Read More »

How to combat weight gain during the pandemic (beyond diet and exercise) – CNN

But health experts strongly recommend you do your best to prevent excess weight gain during this historic and scary time. Dr. David Buchin, director of bariatric surgery at Huntington Hospital, is seeing that a large percentage of the patients battling Covid-19 in the medical center’s intensive care unit are obese. Patients who are obese are… Read More »