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Staying positive during difficult times

To say we’re living through challenging times sounds like both a cliché and an understatement. In recent months, news about the pandemic, economic woes, and bitter political debates have triggered tremendous anxiety and sadness for many Americans. But when people look back on their lives, it is usually the most difficult challenges that gave them… Read More »

Blacks are hospitalized for COVID-19 at four times the rate of whites, Medicare claims data shows

Medicare claims data shows blacks were hospitalized with COVID-19 at a rate nearly four times higher than whites. Blacks had the highest hospitalization rate, with 465 per 100,000. Hispanics had 258 hospitalizations per 100,000. Asians had 187 per 100,000 and whites had 123 per 100,000. The disparities go beyond race and ethnicity and suggest the… Read More »

How many times antibiotics per year

That was simple and it worked! Nowadays STIs spread by bacteria often require a simple trip to the clinic and a course of antibiotics. Because mankind is determined and ingenious. How many times a year is too much for taking antibiotics? That includes surgery of any kind. For all the latest ABC Health content click… Read More »