Today we observe World Bipolar Day to help lift the ~2.8% of American adults living with #bipolar disorder & coping with extreme highs & lows in mood & energy. Let’s work together to be #BipolarBrave & to shift the culture by speaking more openly about mental health.
Dr. Rakesh Jain and Dr. Andrew Cutler guest hosted the Alkermes-sponsored MDEdge Psychiatry podcast to discuss the management of comorbidities & behavioral risk factors that may be present in people living with schizophrenia. Listen to the full recording here: https://bit.ly/3lkdoOF
Abbott’s assay received FDA EUA to detect COVID-19, flu A and B, and RSV with one swab, easing the testing process.
Waking up with a runny nose wouldn't be cause for alarm in "normal times." However, that's all changed thanks to COVID-19. Now the slightest runny nose or cough can cause alarm. Is it COVID-19? Is it just a cold? The flu? Amid this pandemic, distinguishing one respiratory illness from another has never been so important.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2021, /3BL Media/ - In August 2020, 680 built environment professionals from 51 countries petitioned the World Health Organization (WHO) to adopt and advance indoor environment best practices proven to help protect building occupants worldwide from the spread of COVID-19. On March 1, 2021, WHO did just that, issuing its Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19.
Guest blog courtesy of Jo-Ann Santos Alarcon, Resource Development Officer, Special Projects at International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps launched its COVID-19 vaccination activities in Los Angeles during the first week of March at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) and Kedren Community Health Center (KCHC). Thanks to generous support from FedEx, International Medical Corps deployed emergency medical field units to both health facilities to increase their capacity to efficiently and effectively administer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents of South Los Angeles—one of the most vulnerable populations in the LA County.
It's Brain Awareness Week! Raising awareness & advocating for research funding is crucial to improving the lives of people with schizophrenia & bipolar disorder. Each year, we work to understand the effects these diseases have on the brain and help people living with these conditions.
The speed at which COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and produced hasn’t been matched by society’s ability to administer doses. As of this writing, 30 million doses delivered in the US have yet to be administered.