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COVID-19 caused hospital ED visits to dive more than 40%

Dive Brief: Hospital emergency department visits dropped precipitously during the first weeks of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Visit rates fell between 41.5% and 63.5% across the hospitals studied, according to research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Meanwhile, hospital admission rates from the ED rose as much as nearly… Read More »

More than 500,000 people have died from coronavirus worldwide as infections continue to surge

Adenilson Souza Costa, 47 years, and his coworkers wearing protective gear carry a coffin at Vila Formosa Cemetery amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on May 18, 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Alexandre Schneider | Getty Images The coronavirus has now killed more than 500,000 people around the world as the number of confirmed infections exceeded… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »