Women, Black Patients With Chest Pain Wait Longer In ERs

Women, Black Patients With Chest Pain Wait Longer In ERs

By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Women and people of color with chest pain – the most common symptom signaling a heart attack – face longer waits in US emergency departments than men and white people do, new research reveals. For the study, researchers analyzed data on more … Read more

Should Teens Get a Booster for Omicron?

Should Teens Get a Booster for Omicron?

Last week in the United States, more than 1 million COVID-19 cases were reported in a single day, schools resorted to virtual instruction, and COVID outbreaks among staff left hospitals struggling to attend to their ever-growing number of COVID patients. Also, the CDC endorsed Pfizer booster shots for teenagers, saying not only that every American … Read more