TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many parts of the United States saw a significant drop in breast cancer screening of older low-income women during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The analysis of data from 32 community health centers that serve low-income people found that breast cancer screeningContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Even before COVID-19, college could be a challenging experience, but a new study suggests those stresses are much higher for female students. Still, in the face of a continuing pandemic, all students may need interventions to develop healthy coping strategies, the study authorsContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Women smokers puff fewer cigarettes than men but have more trouble quitting, French researchers report. “Our findings highlight the need to provide smoking cessation interventions tailored to the needs of women,” said Ingrid Allagbe, a doctoral student at the University of Burgundy, whoContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — All 2.2 million health care workers and long-term care workers in California will now have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30, the California Department of Public Health said Thursday. Last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom said health care workers would haveContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Aides in long-term care facilities are less likely than other staff to be vaccinated, even though they have the most contact with vulnerable patients and could infect them with COVID-19, a new federal study shows. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease ControlContinue Reading