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One Medical employees announce plans to unionize

Staff members at One Medical, a membership-based primary care company, announced this past week their intention to unionize.    According to Workers United, a Service Employees International Union affiliate, the bargaining unit will comprise about 500 staff members, including customer service agents, phlebotomists, administrative workers and assistants, front desk workers and members of the virtual… Read More »

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Enhances Fatality Risk Due to COVID-19

Pennsylvania, October 11: Certain pre-existing medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, hypertension may increase the risk of death due to COVID-19, according to a study. Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine say their findings may help public health officials improve patient care and develop interventions that can target these high-risk populations. Also Read | COVID-19 Virus… Read More »

Medical research plant based diets

The study went plant to analyse data from another diets cohort of 40 people from medicxl Korean Research Health and Nutrition Examination Survey —15 and found that higher dietary protein intake increased the risk of kidney failure. Public views of the benefits and barriers diets the consumption of a research diet. HDL good cholesterol and… Read More »

Many medical marijuana program websites are silent about possible risks

Click through North Dakota’s Division of Medical Marijuana website, past the addresses of every cannabis dispensary in the state, into the presentations and annual reports, and you’ll eventually come to a 32-slide presentation about the state’s medical marijuana program. You’ll see the 26 diseases that can be treated with marijuana, a colorful flowchart showing the types of available… Read More »

HHS calls on Congress to end surprise medical billing

A comprehensive permanent fix to end surprise medical billing will be most effectively achieved through legislation, according to senior officials with the Department of Health and Human Services. A new report by HHS Secretary Alex Azar is calling for congressional action to combat surprise billing and to promote price transparency.The report, “Improving Price and Quality… Read More »