Tag Archives: Hard

Hospital margins hit hard by pandemic, but CARES Act provided huge relief, Moody’s finds

Dive Brief: A new report from Moody’s Investors Service concluded that non-profit and public hospital margins have declined but liquidity has improved during the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily due to advanced Medicare payments under the relief provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. However, overall cash flow slumped. The acuity of inpatients also… Read More »

HPTN 083: Injectable PrEP can make breakthrough infections hard to detect

Some cases of resistance, but not in people with falling cabotegravir levels after injections are stopped A detailed analysis of results from the HPTN 083 PrEP study, which compared the efficacy of a two-monthly injection of the drug cabotegravir against daily oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) pills, confirmed that there were only a… Read More »

Mat Rogers: ‘Life’s hard’

Depression. Anxiety. Suicide. Once taboo to speak about, mental health issues are now part of our everyday vernacular, but with eight Australians taking their life every day, we are far from locking in solid solutions to this complex national crisis. We do know, however, that talking helps, so when sporting heroes – who on-field are… Read More »

A clue as to why it’s so hard to wake up on a cold winter’s morning

Winter may be behind us, but do you remember the challenge of waking up on those cold, dark days? Temperature affects the behavior of nearly all living creatures, but there is still much to learn about the link between sensory neurons and neurons controlling the sleep-wake cycle. Northwestern University neurobiologists have uncovered a clue to… Read More »

Riots, escapes, and fear as coronavirus hits juvenile centers hard

Nicole Hingle wasn’t surprised when the call came. Frustrations had been building inside juvenile detention centers nationwide as the number of coronavirus cases continued to climb. Now, her 17-year-old son Jace, was on the phone telling her around 40 kids had rioted at his facility in Louisiana — the same state where more than a… Read More »