healthcare

Connections: Discussing COVID-19 vaccines in children

The CDC cleared the Pfizer vaccine for kids age 12 and up starting last week. In the first seven days of eligibility, federal authorities report that...
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Fri, 05/21/2021 - 10:37am
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Connections: The latest in Lyme disease research and treatment

Why is Lyme disease so often misunderstood or misdiagnosed? Some doctors say detecting the disease has become even more difficult during the pandemic...
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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 10:47am
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Connections: Discussing a single payer health system and the Campaign for New York Health

While President Biden continues to tout the Affordable Care Act as a strong foundation for American health care, a growing number of state lawmakers...
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Thu, 02/25/2021 - 9:16am
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Connections: Discussing culturally competent care with the Black Healers Network

The Black Healers Network of Greater Rochester is a newly organized group of Black health providers whose mission is to provide culturally competent...
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Fri, 10/02/2020 - 10:26am
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WXXI live forum examines racial disparities in Rochester

WXXI hosts its fifth live, televised forum. This edition will examine racial disparities in Rochester.
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Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:55am
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Cancer treatment at Wilmot continues amid pandemic challenges, doctors urge patients to seek care

The Wilmot Cancer Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center is resuming postponed procedures and turning more to telemedicine amid the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:03pm
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Connections: Understanding the Keto diet

What do you know -- and perhaps misunderstand -- about the Keto diet? It's a popular approach to weight loss, but some clinicians and registered...
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 11:05am
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Connections: Understanding presidential candidates' Medicare for All plans

Medicare is celebrating a birthday, and on the national stage, it’s being touted by Democrats as the model for a new healthcare system. Many Democratic...
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing the current state of cancer research and treatment

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised that if elected, cancer would be cured during his presidency....
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:22am
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Connections: Understanding compassion fatigue

We have a conversation about compassion fatigue. The term refers to a deep emotional and physical exhaustion or burnout that comes from caring for...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 4:38am
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