Health Highlights: March 10, 2022

Health care under siege: Voices from the war in Ukraine. As the conflict enters its third week, the scale of the devastation is placing the health of all Ukrainians — and the country’s health care system itself — in peril. People struggling to bring medical help to others tell their stories. Read more

Therapy dogs bring quick relief in the ER. A day that includes a trip to the emergency room is probably a high-stress one, but man’s best friend could help you cope, new research finds. Read more

Anxious? Try hugging your ‘breathing pillow.’ The new devices simulate slow breathing and might help test-stressed students ward off anxiety and stress, developers say. Read more

Financial strain can mean worse outcomes after heart attack. A new study of thousands of elderly heart attack survivors finds lower incomes can raise a patient’s risk of death. Read more