Lockdowns have created a ‘ticking cancer timebomb’: Doctors warn it’ll be YEARS before death rates return to pre-pandemic levels – because hospitals focused on Covid

The US could be on the precipice of a spike in cancer deaths in the years to come after preventative screening and early diagnoses plummeted during the pandemic. Experts are concerned a dip in diagnostic screening in 2020 likely resulted in countless missed opportunities to treat cancers early, which would have increased the odds of … Read more

Blood Pressure Chart Based on the Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the force of blood against the artery walls. It rises during heartbeats and falls in between heartbeats. There are always two pressures expressed in blood pressure ranges, the systolic blood pressure and the diastolic blood pressure. Blood pressure ranges are usually written using the systolic blood pressure number … Read more

School bus crash horror: Emergency services confirm ‘number of casualties’ after coach carrying grammar school pupils flips on M53 in Merseyside forcing ‘children to escape from the back window’

A ‘major incident’ has been declared after a school bus overturned in a horror smash on the M53 this morning with a ‘number of casualties’ and pupils still trapped inside. Witnesses say children were escaping from the back window and are standing on the hard shoulder after the bus crashed with a car and struck … Read more

These Appalachia Hospitals Made Big Promises to Gain a Monopoly. They’re Failing to Deliver.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Five years ago, rival hospital companies in this blue-collar corner of Appalachia made a deal. If state lawmakers let them merge, leaving no competitors, the hospitals promised not to gouge prices or cut corners. They agreed to dozens of quality-of-care conditions, spelled out with benchmarks, and to provide hundreds of millions … Read more

Roundup: Tend Health’s online primary care clinic goes live and more briefs

Tend Health launches mobile primary care service Primary healthcare provider Tend Health in New Zealand has gone live nationwide with its online service. Available via the Tend mobile app, the online walk-in primary care service aims to “ensure access to timely and essential medical care,” a media release read.  “Our online walk-in primary care service … Read more