A teacher is evicted while a caregiver is spared as researchers predict the number of households in Pima County at risk of displacement could reach 26,000.
"I felt very safe in Canada. And I felt safe at home in Oakville, yet here I am," Post-Dispatch Blues beat writer says.
University of Montana football players who took to Twitter to question the Missoula City-County Health Department's coronavirus quarantine restrictions have since apologized, according to the UM athletic director
School buildings are similar to nursing homes, the #oklaed board heard, as a perfect breeding ground for heavy doses of viral exposure with many individuals in a confined space.
Montana reported 333 COVID-19 cases Thursday morning, the highest number of COVID-19 cases reported in a single day, according to numbers released by the state's Joint Information Center.
Aidan Emanuel received notice from MedExpress Urgent Care he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 7. It was not until the next day that he was relocated to Arnold Hall and Apartments for isolation.
“I’m afraid you’re going to be joined by many other conservatives, anybody who questions authority in a town that’s run by liberal socialists are going to be discriminated against ... You can guarantee that.” -- U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colorado
The West Virginia government no longer is reporting school-related COVID-19 cases, despite the governor, the state health officer and the state Department of Health and Human Resources saying earlier that they would.
"It's long past time to stop arguing," Chancellor Rebecca Blank said. "We'd welcome a conversation on how we can work together to help our community."
Ten years ago, I started my wellness journey by deciding to turn my life around from being an out-of-breath diabetic, hypertensive, 342-pound woman to becoming an avid food and fitness enthusiast.
The coronavirus is at the top of everyone’s mind, but people still face other health conditions and reasons to see their healthcare provider. At Church Health we have started telehealth visits with our patients to continue care through the pandemic.
Third-year medical student Sarah Steele said it has been an honor to be one of roughly four dozen medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center who have staffed a drive-through testing site for COVID-19 at the Mid-South Fairgrounds since it opened in mid-March.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have been clear and consistent in their message to seniors: While anyone can fall victim to COVID-19, those who are 65 and older are in an especially high-risk group.
Leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical and community partners said at a late February press conference they will share information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the media as a way to reassure the public that steps are being taken to prep…
A perfect present this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.
Duane Miller, Ph.D, retired from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, but he still comes to work four days a week. Miller has made research his retirement, because how can you sit at home when you’ve spent your life ferreting out what could le…
The most common New Year’s resolution in Tennessee is dieting to lose weight, according to Vitagene, a health blog. However, a common question is “how do I successfully lose weight?” The answer is pretty simple.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), peak flu season is off to an early start, recently reporting that 30 states are already seeing flu activity.
Nearly five years after beginning their research, investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in collaboration from scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), have developed what they believe will be a next generation treatment option for advanced prostate cancer.
While most of us are used to hearing that eight hours of sleep is the goal, we don’t realize that the quality, not just quantity, of sleep is essential for sleep that supports health. According to the Centers for Disease Control, lack of sleep and disordered sleep (sleep problems such as ins…
Shady Grove Presbyterian Church is nestled in the heart of East Memphis. Movement is an integral part of its congregational life. The church offers weekly tai chi and Pilates classes and is the host site for Our Own Voice Theatre Troupe, a company that provides theater and movement workshops…
Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Ins…
Intensive post-discharge outpatient care for the most high-need, high cost Medicaid patients after hospital stays can reduce readmissions, improve outcomes, and lower overall costs, according to findings of the SafeMed study conducted by a multidisciplinary team from The University of Tennes…
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland joined the Family Safety Center, the Senior Protection Coalition, and the Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse (CREA) in launching a countywide campaign – Speak Out -- that challenges residents to join the fight against elder abu…
Vitamin D supplementation does not significantly reduce the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes in individuals with adequate levels of vitamin D but at high risk for the disease, a six-year nationwide diabetes prevention clinical trial that included a study site at the University of Ten…
A cancer researcher at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center brought scientists from the United States, Canada, England, Germany and South America to Memphis recently to discuss ongoing collaborative genomics research in head and neck cancer.
It might become necessary at some point for a family to consider hiring a professional caregiver through a homecare or home-health-care agency, or by retaining an individual.
Intensive lowering of blood pressure reduces the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a known risk factor for dementia, according to the results of a major multisite clinical trial that included researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans A…
If you are one of the nearly 38 million Americans who have hearing loss, you may benefit from wearing hearing aids. But where do you start and how do you choose the right hearing aids for you? The process of choosing hearing aids can be daunting, but your audiologist will help guide you thro…
Veterans who served “boots on the ground” in the Republic of Vietnam are entitled to a presumption that they were exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide which is known to cause a host of health concerns such as cancers, diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease. This presumption of exposure…
Many seniors do not get enough exercise, despite knowing the importance of physical fitness. Regular physical activity has major health benefits for all older adults, and is essential for healthy aging. With regular exercise, seniors are less likely to have a fall and related injury. They al…
Your body’s cells need sugar for energy. Some of the food you eat breaks down into sugar (glucose) and travels in your blood to all your cells. Insulin from your pancreas helps the sugar move.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare have recruited three nationally renowned cardiovascular physicians to lead a new cardiovascular institute in Memphis.
Bars and restaurants in Florida were packed over the weekend after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an order allowing establishments to begin operating at 100 percent capacity. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses a top Penn State doctor revealing that up to 35 percent of Big Ten athletes who had Covid-19 now show signs of heart inflammation.
As the world closes in on 1 million coronavirus deaths, with the United States accounting for about one fifth of those fatalities, experts are raising concerns about the approaching flu season. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.
The increase comes in metro Omaha and Lincoln hospitals, following the return of college students to campus, Labor Day gatherings and Nebraska’s loosening of public health restrictions.
Local health department officials say the elevated rate of community spread is a consequence of outbreaks caused by college students who didn't take precautions while socializing outside the classroom.
The United States has reported 7 million coronavirus cases, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci says we are still in its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Nick Watt reports.
President Donald Trump claimed that the White House could override the US Food and Drug Administration if the agency released tougher standards for the authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine, casting such a move as "political." CNN's Erica Hill reports.
Stacker examines the conditions most likely to contribute to fatal cases of COVID-19, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Some conditions are caused by the virus, while others make it worse.
CNN's Nick Watt reports that despite rising coronavirus cases in 22 states, issues surrounding a vaccine have become so politicized that a main focus of a Senate hearing with public health officials was on restoring public trust in any vaccine brought forth.
Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) after the senator accuses him of contributing to an economic lockdown due to Fauci's coronavirus mitigation recommendations.
Here are 30 things learned about COVID-19 since January 2020 with Stacker pulling data and details from various credible sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, STAT, scientific papers, and news organizations.
Bill Gates told Fox News that he believes President Trump's travel ban on China made the coronavirus outbreak in America worse.
CNN's Abby Phillip explains how states have made in-person voting safer and explores the issues voters should keep in mind when it comes to mail-in voting.
Dr. Anthony Fauci called the US reaching 200,000 coronavirus deaths "very sobering and in some respects stunning" at the CITIZEN by CNN virtual conference on the 2020 presidential election.
Adeline Fagan, a second year OBGYN resident living in Houston, died early Saturday after a couple months-long battle with Covid-19. CNN's Don Lemon speaks to her sisters.
The CDC on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us more.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on the U.S. and around the world, with a global death toll nearing 1 million. It has shut down countries and economies. Stacker constructed a timeline of the pandemic's milestones to explain how we got to this point.