India coronavirus crisis 'demonstrates risk of what can happen' if pandemic isn't controlled, Zients says

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. White House officials on Friday warned that the current coronavirus crisis in India is an example of what could happen elsewhere should the pandemic go uncontrolled.  White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients made the warning during a coronavirus […]

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Lockdowns are leaving kids with ADHD in crisis

(HealthDay)—When clinical psychologist Maggie Sibley thinks about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, she worries most about the older teens who may drop out of high school and those kids who may be experiencing depression. It would be hard to argue that this year hasn’t been difficult for everyone, and that may be […]

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New app will help people with serious mental illness develop a crisis plan

A new mobile app, My Mental Health Crisis Plan, allows individuals who have serious mental illness to create a plan to guide their treatment during a mental health crisis. The app was developed by SMI Adviser, an initiative administered by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The app provides […]

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France says Covid crisis ‘worsening’, aims to avoid lockdown

French Prime Minister Jean Castex warned Friday the country was seeing a “clear worsening” of the coronavirus pandemic, but said he would aim to avoid a new nationwide lockdown that would further hammer the economy. Nearly 10,000 new cases were recorded on Thursday, a record since wide-scale testing began, but Castex said a recent increase in COVID-19 hospitalisations was particularly […]

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There’s another health crisis looming – what happens when the poker machines switch back on?

When the COVID-19 restrictions came into force more than two months ago, it meant lights out for the country’s 200,000 poker machines. Now, the pokies are slowly turning on again across the country. This week, NSW became the first state to allow venues to reopen, with certain rules mandating patrons keep 1.5 metres apart. While the health risks certainly need […]

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The doctor postponed his retirement to help in the Corona-crisis – now he died of Covid-19

They called him “our Jay-Z”. With 62 years of the popular New York doctor James Mahoney wanted to actually go in pension. But then, the Coronavirus came from. Mahoney decided to move his pension. Now he died on the Covid-19. Since the beginning of his career, Mahoney has worked almost 40 years at the University hospital in Brooklyn, and later […]

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Dr NICK SUMMERTON reveals crisis has tested our GPs as never before

Diary of a GP on the front line: Coronavirus victims coughing all over the surgery, patients demanding sick notes, and the trials of diagnosing care home residents by iPad… Dr NICK SUMMERTON reveals the crisis has tested our GPs as never before Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID How is the pandemic affecting general practice, the […]

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