Friday, April 16, 2021
Healthcare has to assume responsibility for its failure to address color based care in the industry. Gender and racial bias still permeate American Healthcare.

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HEALTHCARE

Covid-19 Global Statistics

The figures below are automatically updated each day
GLOBAL
140,334,714
Total confirmed cases
Updated on April 16, 2021 9:22 pm
GLOBAL
3,006,954
Total deaths
Updated on April 16, 2021 9:22 pm
GLOBAL
18,071,663
Total active cases
Updated on April 16, 2021 9:22 pm

JUST FOR WOMEN

Health & Pregnancy

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BREAST HEALTH | PREGNANCY

MENTAL

Suicide and Self-Harm Enablers Are Out There Now

As in other psychiatric hospitals, there are always those patients who are willing to share any number of ways to commit self-harm or suicide.

ISABEL

CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS

Isabel Symptom Checker

Medika has partnered with Isabel Health and you can now check your aches and pains in seconds by simply typing in your symptoms. Enjoy free access to a tool used by medical professionals.

EDUCATE

UNDERSTANDING

Labor Induction; What Pregnant Women Want to Know

Get my baby out! As the due date approaches, the back pain, hip pain, insomnia, and fatigue add up. Many women are ready to...
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DISEASES

The Links Between Heart Disease and Mental Health

Research shows veterans, people with PTSD and their partners, racial minorities and women are at higher risk of developing heart conditions resulting from poor mental health.

Getting Tested for HIV. What Women Need to Know.

Getting tested is the only way to find out if you have HIV. Early testing is important. If you have HIV, starting treatment early with today’s antiviral drugs may help you live decades longer and lower the risk of passing HIV to your partners.

Hypoglycemia, Low Blood Glucose

Hypoglycemia, also called low blood glucose or low blood sugar, occurs when the level of glucose in your blood drops below normal

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at very high risk of getting HIV to prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day.

HEALTHY MINDS

SAFETY

Opioids. Everything you need to know about America’s Most Lethal Drugs

Opioid overdoses related to illegally manufactured fentanyl (the most powerful of the opioids) represented the greatest contribution to the increasing numbers

CARDIO

Pro Tips to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

The lifetime risk of stroke for adult men and women (25 years of age and older) is approximately 25 percent. Worldwide, stroke is the second most common cause of mortality and the second most common cause of disability.

SCAMS

QUACK ALERTS

Who Not To Trust: A List of 10 Covid-19 Charlatans and “Medical” Snake-Oil Salesmen

The list below will highlight, by name, some of the most prominent purveyors of Covid-19 falsehoods. You may have already fallen for their self-serving propaganda.