High Demand for Therapists Begs the Question: What Do We Do Now? ADAA Executive Director Addresses Concerns

Treating anxiety, depression and related disorders requires a comprehensive and well-rounded approach. Therapy is an essential part of that strategy, and it concerns me to know that more and more people, already suffering, are having difficulty finding therapists. A Washington Post article (Nov 2022), one of many we see in the news these days unfortunately, … Read more

Savvy Updates, 11/28/22: Wearable/Stretchable Tracking Devices, iTolerance Tech Without Immunosuppression, PBM Reform HIGH Priority, Allulose, W!LD Winter 2022

How wearable devices with skin-like stretchability may pave way for better health tracking was reported by Nick Paul Taylor for MedTechDive.com, 21 November 2022. The DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory teamed up with the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering to tackle two challenges associated with the development of stretchable devices for tracking health … Read more

China imposes new lockdowns as local Covid cases hit record high

China has imposed a fresh series of Covid lockdowns, including in a city where workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory clashed with police this week, as a record daily high in coronavirus cases tests its commitment to follow the rest of the world in easing pandemic restrictions. The national health commission reported 31,444 new … Read more

Mail-order from Canada Offers a Solution to High Insulin Prices | Integrated Diabetes Services

A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that about one out of five insulin users is forced to ration their insulin due to costs.  This includes people with and without health insurance.  For those without insurance, as well as those with insurance, insulin can wind up costing hundreds, if not thousands, … Read more

Extremely high fire danger conditions expected in parts of Western Cape | The Citizen

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning for extremely high fire danger conditions over the central and north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the Central and Little Karoo of the Western Cape, as well as the western and northern interior of the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. “Conditions are such that the FDI … Read more

Security on high alert as over 7 000 fake tickets flagged during Soweto derby | The Citizen

Security will be on high alert in the Carling Cup at the FNB Stadium at the weekend as Stadium Management South Africa (SMSA) looks to stamp out fake tickets.  ALSO READ: WATCH: Pirates release witty riposte to Riveiro ‘plumber’ jokes This is after more than 7 500 tickets were flagged during the Soweto derby two … Read more

China virus cases at six-month high despite grinding lockdowns | The Citizen

China reported its highest daily Covid caseload in six months Monday, despite grinding lockdowns that have heavily disrupted manufacturing, education and day-to-day life. Beijing over the weekend quashed hopes that its strict zero-Covid policy — in which spot lockdowns, quarantines and mass testing are employed to quash outbreaks — might be relaxed anytime soon. But … Read more