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Amid coronavirus, Alaska sees surge in syphilis cases

What are the most common STDs? Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are becoming increasingly prevalent in the U.S. Though often curable, these STDs require treatment in order to avoid serious complications. Amid coronavirus, Alaska health officials are dealing with another outbreak – syphilis. According to local media reports, the state’s Department of Health and Social Services… Read More »

Home healthcare sees surge in wake of COVID-19 nursing home fears

Dive Brief: Nursing homes lost about 18,000 jobs last month while home healthcare services gained the same amount, according to June’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some industry officials say it’s a trend accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic after nursing homes were brutally hit earlier this year given their vulnerable populations. No… Read More »