Treatment Insights

My journey as a Hispanic bone marrow donor: Reporter's Notebook

26/11/2021 06:00am | 302 views

By Armando Garcia

Ethnicity could play a crucial role in finding a donor.

"I'm sorry, I think my veins are camera shy," I joked to the nurse who was having trouble finding the right place on my hand for an IV.

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Mental Health

Mental health needs might not be met among California’s Latino and Asian communities

08/11/2021 06:00am | 359 views

By Elaiza Torralba 

A pair of new UCLA studies suggest that mental health needs for some ethnic communities may be going unmet in part because people in those groups don’t see themselves as needing care — despite the fact that they are reporting in surveys that they are experiencing symptoms of mental health distress.

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Preventive Care

CVS Health Surpasses 10 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered

01/05/2021 06:00am | 1066 views

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has surpassed 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered through its participation in the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program and Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. The company is now administering vaccines in nearly 2,000 stores across 44 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., with the pace of vaccinations expected to rapidly accelerate as more supply becomes available. CVS Pharmacy has the capacity to administer up to 25 million shots per month.

 

 

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Preventive Care

COVID-19: A Guide to Vaccines, Antibodies and Antivirals

12/06/2020 06:00am | 2297 views

Kelly P., an actor/producer living in the Hollywood hills, wanted a COVID-19 antibody test.

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WebMD Covid-19 Updates

04/06/2020 06:00am | 2076 views

The poll, conducted online May 18-21, asked 505 K-12 teachers about several concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic, distance learning, and schools reopening.

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