Tag Archives: Health

COVID-19 Health Workers Face Death Threats, Intimidation At Gunpoint : Goats and Soda – NPR

Enlarge this image A health worker in personal protective equipment stands in a COVID-19 intensive care unit in Taiz, Yemen. Ahmad Al-Basha /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ahmad Al-Basha /AFP via Getty Images “I will kill you.” That’s what a family member of a COVID-19 patient told a general practitioner at a… Read More »

Nutrition for eye health – Washington Daily News – thewashingtondailynews.com

GWYN THOMPSON Among many other health awareness topics in June, one this month is Cataract Awareness Month. As many health-related appointments have been postponed due to COVID-19, it’s important to do what you can to take extra self-care measures through this uncertain time. According to an organization called Prevent Blindness, women are at higher risk… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Investors are missing out on black founders with great companies, says Incredible Health CEO

Incredible Health’s founders Iman Abuzeid and Rome Portlock. Source: Nico Zurcher When Iman Abuzeid was raising her last round of financing, she stepped into a Silicon Valley venture firm in business casual attire and was immediately mistaken for a Postmates delivery driver.  Abuzeid, who trained as a physician before enrolling in a business degree in… Read More »