Tag Archives: People

Older People Are Digital Immigrants, and Best Buy Health Is Paving the Road for the Journey

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the importance of connectivity, WiFi, broadband, as a social determinant of health and living. Connecting from our homes — now our health hubs, workplaces, schools, entertainment centers, and gyms — is necessary like air and water for survival across daily life flows. Digital connectivity can ameliorate social isolation and anxiety,… Read More »

‘People should worry:’ ACA in limbo after Bader Ginsburg’s passing

In less than two months, the Supreme Court is set to hear the case that could overturn the Affordable Care Act — without Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the bench, fanning anxieties the landmark law is in greater jeopardy due to her passing.  “People should worry,” Nicholas Bagley, a health law expert and professor at the University… Read More »

CDC reverses course again, says asymptomatic people should be tested

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course again Friday, now recommending that people get tested if they come into contact with someone who has coronavirus, even if they are asymptomatic. “Due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission, this guidance further reinforces the need to test asymptomatic persons, including close contacts of a… Read More »

‘People will die’: Critical 7 days ahead

The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has cautiously welcomed a “promising” drop in the number of coronavirus cases, but it comes as authorities say the virus-stricken state could still see many more deaths in the week ahead. Deputy chief medical officer Professor Michael Kidd has also noted the fall in case numbers but with an added… Read More »