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CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

1 in 20 College Students Has ‘Internet Gaming Disorder,’ Study Finds

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 7, 2021 — Is it possible to become addicted to gaming on the internet? Yes, warns new research that discovered when young people get too hooked it may trigger sleep difficulties, depression, anxiety and, in some cases, even suicidal thoughts. Phone interviews conducted among nearly 3,000 American college… Read More »

Telehealth can increase nurse workloads, study shows

A study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research found that patients using at-home monitoring systems for blood glucose and blood pressure levels received almost twice as many “nursing activities” as patients who received usual care.  In other words, relying on telehealth to manage Type 2 diabetes and hypertension could heighten nurse workloads.  At… Read More »