Tag Archives: Medical

Telehealth needs medical interpreters, broadband expansion to reach underserved

Seven million Californians live in a region with a shortage of physicians. Although telehealth can be used to address that gap, write experts from the University of California, Los Angeles in a new report, policymakers must consider the ways in which vulnerable people are left behind by technological advances. The report, jointly issued by the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

What to Expect When Firefighters and EMS Visit: New Medical Emergency Protocol in the Age of Coronavirus

With the number of outbreaks rising and the need for increased prevention measures, here are some of the ways first responders are now responding to emergency calls and what you can expect. March 9, 2020 by the Editors Leave a Comment By Joel Sellinger, Firefighter and Founder of LifeDoor Preventing the spread of the Coronavirus… Read More »