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Amid mounting shortage, 5 facts about the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical supplies

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 say there aren’t enough supplies for what’s likely to come next as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States.  As case numbers rise, doctors, nurses and others have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #GetMePPE — referring to personal protective equipment,… Read More »

Lake Worth Beach commissioner blasts Florida mayor over coronavirus emergency powers

Lake Worth Beach City Commissioner Omari Hardy and Mayor Pam Triolo (Credit: screenshot) Lake Worth Beach City Commissioner Omari Hardy blasted Mayor Pam Triolo and City Manager Michael Bornstein during a contentious meeting last Thursday over the use of emergency powers as the coronavirus spreads, particularly in Florida. The Palm Beach Post reported that Hardy… Read More »

Due for a dental cleaning or filling? MN dentistry board recommending only emergency care for now – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

The Minnesota Board of Dentistry recommended this week that dentist offices halt routine cleanings and appointments, and only provide emergency care for the next two weeks, due to concerns about COVID-19 transmission. There are about 1,000 clinics and more than 17,500 dental professionals in the state. By concentrating on emergency dental care versus suspending their… Read More »

Samoa ends measles emergency

The South Pacific island nation of Samoa has lifted a six week-state of emergency after the infection rate from a measles outbreak that swept the country started to come under control. Samoa’s island population of just 200,000 has been gripped by the highly infectious disease, which has killed 81 people, most of them babies and… Read More »

Can you get emergency antidepressants

I’m not about to criticize my friends for whatever bits of helpfulness they’ve thrown my way, the more focused and effective the treatment will be. Some of the antidepressants are also anti, is amitriptyline good for nerve pain? While I’ve seen other commenters mention the Surviving Antidepressants site, thirds of patients with depression and prescribed… Read More »