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The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary healthcare worldwide – Medical News Today

The new coronavirus has affected people’s health in more ways than one. In this Special Feature, we look at what the pandemic has meant for primary healthcare access in countries around the world. Share on PinterestHow has the pandemic affected different aspects of primary healthcare? In this Special Feature, we investigate. Over the past few… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

‘Death is our greeter’: Doctors, nurses struggle with mental health as coronavirus cases grow – USA TODAY

Rick Jervis USA TODAY Published 10:47 AM EDT May 3, 2020 There’s the COVID-unit nurse whose sister got infected and became a patient. The staffer who works 12-hour shifts, only to come home to unruly and frustrated children. The nurse who felt the added pressure of supporting an unemployed brother. Dr. Jay Kaplan listens as each staffer shares their fears… Read More »