Category Archives: Health News

How Eggs Have Become a Disaster

Omega-3 fats are essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Your body uses these fats for a variety of functions, such as blood clotting, brain and eye health, digestion and muscle activity.1,2,3 Humans evolved on a diet of omega-6 to omega 3 fats in a ratio of close to 1-to-1.4 However, in the past several decades, the… Read More »

Condoms, masks and the tale of two viruses — COVID and HIV/AIDS — harming the Black community

Loading the player… Are masks the new condoms? It’s an odd question at face value, but PREP activists say it’s an entry point to a conversation worth having in the Black community.  When presented with the comparison of masks to defend against the spread of COVID-19 and condoms to do the same for HIV/AIDS, David… Read More »

How relaxing COVID-19 restrictions could pave the way for vaccine resistance

Relaxing Covid-19 restrictions could pave the way for new vaccine-resistant virus mutations, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute. A new article published today warns against relaxing Covid-19 restrictions prematurely. It describes how we are in an ‘arms race’ with the virus and how rising cases could provide opportunities… Read More »

Digital rounding tech helps gain ‘incredible’ HCAHPS scores at Northwell Lenox Hill

At Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, some of its key HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) scores – particularly those around responsiveness and coordination – simply were not where the organization needed them to be. THE PROBLEM The hospital ranked in the 19th percentile for responsiveness and in the… Read More »