“The problem is, as small hospitals go away, there goes your community. Do you want to move to a community that doesn't have a hospital?”
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Long-term care options are expensive and often out of reach for elders and people with disabilities. Part of the infrastructure plan would help fund home-based health care.
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Gov. Carney has said he is concerned that roughly 20% of the eligible population won’t get inoculated. WHYY found the figure is currently above 50%.
3 days ago
A large proportion of incarcerated people have their chronic conditions diagnosed while in prison. But experts say quality care can be hard to get.
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The stress of supporting a family member in prison can cause lasting health issues for those on the outside. Consequences can stretch far beyond the person doing the time.
3 days agoListen 6:50
MossRehab Research Institute researchers reinterpret a common consumer technology to help with post-injury social isolation and depression.
1 week ago
Two top Delaware doctors credit the widespread use of masks, physical distancing measures, and the fact that fewer kids are in school.
1 week agoListen 2:06
Certain travel destinations and cruise lines already require proof you’ve gotten your full COVID-19 vaccine dose. Some suggest laminating the cards to keep them safe.
1 week agoListen 1:02
Leveraging their shared life experience and local roots, community health workers aim to move the needle on long-standing health disparities.
3 weeks agoListen 4:30
The new location opened Friday near the Willow Grove Park Mall. It has the capacity to vaccinate 3,000 per day.
3 weeks ago
In a statement, elected officials from Montco, Delco, Bucks, and Chesco say a single regional site will “compromise equitable distribution.”
4 weeks ago
The study shows children and adolescents with the disease have a highly activated immune response, similar to that of adults with severe COVID-19.
4 weeks agoListen 1:15
Asian Americans were most likely to be misclassified in coronavirus statistics, despite a disproportionate burden of infection and mortality.
4 weeks ago
The MCAT is supposed to gauge future success. But it can also be a financial barrier to underrepresented groups.
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