Virus pain easing in Spain, Italy; UK braces for bleak days

Spain and Italy, the two European countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, are seeing an easing on their hospital emergency rooms three weeks after implementing lockdowns that paralyzed their economies and forced nearly everyone inside
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On first glance, today’s U.S. jobs report seems like a much-needed dose of good news when more or less everything else is aflame: Unemployment fell from 14.7% to 13.3% in May as the economy gained 2.5 million jobs; economists had expected the rate to increase to as much as 20%. Any drop in unemployment is, of course, a welcome development. But there are at least three big reasons why we should take pause before cracking out the champagne over Friday’s jobs numbers. First, and most saliently given the ongoing protests over justice and equality, this rebound isn’t being felt equally across demographic group...
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In late May, an otherwise relatively healthy New York City woman began having trouble speaking, and she felt weak on the right side of her body. But she could still walk and take care of herself, and with the coronavirus pandemic raging, visiting a hospital seemed too dangerous. The next day, her speech had gotten worse, and she could barely move the right side of her body. Her family called 911 and she was rushed to the hospital, where doctors determined she had suffered a stroke. By the time the woman left the hospital, she was no longer able to walk by herself, and was having difficulty speaking and understanding other...
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The trial in patients hospitalized with coronavirus will use lipid ibuprofen rather than the typical pain relief tablets.WebMD Health News
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Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Announces Availability of COVID-19 Research Funding On May 5, NIDCR issued two Notices of Special Interest highlighting the urgent need for research on coronavirus disease 2019. This research may be conducted either via the National Dental PBRN infrastruc...
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A study found the number of emergency room visits for chest pain and heart attacks fell early this spring in the U.S. The results support fears that the coronavirus outbreaks scared away many heart patients from going to the hospital
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Covid-19 is still spreading in the Austin area, and officials worry it could get worse due to recent protests and the easing of restrictions on businesses. A resurgence of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, could lead to heightened economic restrictions — exacerbating the financial pain already caused by the pandemic. As of June 3, there have been 3,433 positive cases of Covid-19 and 93 deaths linked to the coronavirus in Travis Coun ty, according to public health data. Austin Chief…
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During our stay-at-home mandates, virtual meetings have become the go-to for continuing necessary and meaningful relationships, and perhaps even to get a little self-care. In fact, some of us may find ourselves overbooked with digital appointments, be it Zoom board-game battles or FaceTime catch-up sessions — sometimes, with people we barely had any pre-pandemic contact with.  Although today it seems as common as oxygen, these technologies and devices are not available to all of us, namely those in lower income households. Those of us who have the luxury of this access are incredibly lucky. We are able to connec...
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Melanie Connell, who underwent a triple bypass, urges women not to be afraid of seeking medical help.
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“The thrill of coming home has never changed.” – Guy Pearce When you get the call or email that your employer wants you to return to work during the country’s gradual re-opening after the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely you’ll experience conflicting emotions. The relief of knowing there’ll be a paycheck coming in again and some semblance of normalcy will resume could be offset by worries about how your kids, who’ve become used to your presence at home for several months, will fare, physically and psychologically. Here are some tips on how to reassure your kids when you go back...
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