Are High-Tech Blood Pressure Monitors Really Worth It?
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 -- When it comes to taking your blood pressure at home, smart devices with lots of bells and whistles are no better than old-school monitors, which happen to cost much less.
This is the main finding of a new study that...
U.S. Nursing Homes Are Understaffed, But Minority Communities Have It Worst
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 -- Staffing shortages at nursing homes across the United States are severe in disadvantaged areas where needs may be greatest, researchers say.
The study — recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics...
Repeat At-Home COVID Tests Needed to Confirm Negative Result, FDA Says
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 -- People who test at home after being exposed to COVID-19 should take the test three, not two, times to make sure they’re not infected, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
In issuing its new safety...