Ophthalmology residents’ survey responses overwhelmingly show policies that indicated bias before and after taking parental leave.
Jordan Deaner, MD, Duke University Eye Center and Cecilia Koetting, OD, FAAO, of Virginia Eye Consultants, offer advice on remote triaging and how to spot an ocular emergency.
Nearly one in five high school students report relatively easy access to a handgun.
The Biden administration and private companies are working to develop a standard for a “vaccine passport” that could be used as the country tries to reopen in the coming months.
Sexist and racial/ethnic microaggressions against female and minority surgeons and anesthesiologists are prevalent and linked to burnout.
Researchers created a list of 7 core indicators to monitor eye health following the World Health Organization’s call for an updated approach in the World Report on Vision.
Sleep problems and a high level of burnout are associated with increased odds of COVID-19 among health care workers.
Health care workers may be increasingly receptive to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Two-thirds of maternal and neonatal health care workers report symptoms of burnout, and almost three-quarters feel that burnout has increased among their coworkers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The USPSTF recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese adults aged 35 to 70 years and referral to preventive interventions for those with prediabetes.
From 1999 to 2019, the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths increased in urban and rural counties, with rates generally higher in urban counties.
Between 1990 and 2018, the U.S. adult life expectancy gap widened between those with and without a college degree but narrowed based on race.
Neither marine omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, nor vitamin D3 are associated with a reduction in the risk for incident atrial fibrillation.
The Biden Administration is deliberating a nationwide face mask standard for workplaces, although it has already missed its own deadline for a decision.
Turnover of nurses at nursing homes is high throughout the United States and varies considerably across facilities and states.
Pfizer and BioNTech say they plan to update their original COVID-19 vaccine and also test a third booster shot to prepare for the possibility that new coronavirus variants may be more resistant to the vaccine.
Millions of cloth face masks will be distributed in certain U.S. communities to ensure equity in the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is underrepresentation of racial/ethnic minorities and older patients among US-based vaccine clinical trials, while female adults are overrepresented.
Race is the most important predictor of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 infection but not for outcomes.
A new coronavirus variant that is sweeping through New York City has a mutation that may weaken the effectiveness of vaccines.