Insights

young girl mental health

Doctors report soaring rates of kids’ mental health issues

A severe mental health crisis is affecting children in the U.S., according to a number of mental health experts. The pandemic has accelerated and exacerbated mental health problems in young people—including overdoses, suicidal thoughts, loneliness, stress, grief, anxiety, depression and other emotional troubles. These problems have…

young african american female doctor writing at desk

Three HIV screening statistics to reverse by 2030

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Point-of-care HIV tests and over-the-counter self-tests have helped broaden the reach of HIV testing, leading to a steady increase in the proportion of estimated people with HIV…

young doctors in class

7 tips for new doctors

Part of becoming a doctor is learning how to cope with the immense pressure that comes with the job. Fortunately, getting advice from those who have gone before—as well as other members of the health…

female doctor preparing covid-19 vaccine

Waning vaccine effectiveness is a concern

As countries around the world, including the United States, are announcing their approval of booster shots to combat waning COVID-19 immunity, the World Health Organization is asking countries not to give out COVID-19 boosters until…

90% of physicians support vaccine requirements

National Immunization Awareness Month is held every August to highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages. This year, raising awareness is more critical than ever as the Covid-19 Delta variant rapidly spreads across the globe. Governments and…

doctor giving vaccine to patient

75% of doctors support vaccine requirements

As cases of the coronavirus surge in certain parts of the US, the US federal government is upping tactics to boost vaccination rates. According to CNN, “As of Sunday, only 49.1% of Americans have been fully vaccinated…That’s nowhere…