Don’t get Duped by Paying $150 for Covid-19 Testing when it is Free through Walgreens

August 29, 2020 Albert N. Milliron 0

Did you know that some Medcare and Urgent Care facilities are charging $150.00 for a 3 day Coronavirus screening? When the patient asked, “Isn’t there anywhere to get this screening free?” the receptionist stated, “not that I know of” as she swiped the woman’s debit card. Well, after I received my services for a back injury, I went by my local Walgreens and mentioned it to my Pharmacist who immediately […]

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CDC Suicidal Thoughts Skyrocket up 25.5%, Substance Abuse Increases

August 13, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on Americans’ mental health, according to a new survey out Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It found elevated levels of symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders, substance use and suicidal ideation among U.S. adults, and identified populations at increased risk, including young people, racial and ethnic minorities, essential workers and caregivers of adults. More than 40% of respondents who […]

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Coronavirus and Urban America’s Healthcare Disparity

April 30, 2020 Jennifer Williams 0

As America and New Jersey have entered their second month of this Coronavirus pandemic and we passed the one-month mark of our statewide shut-down, many of our leaders’ eyes and ears are opening up to a truth that has been there all along. We have health and medical care disparities throughout much of urban America which most adversely affect African Americans and cut across demographics in that most obvious of […]

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Are We at Risk of Developing PTSD from Coronavirus?

April 30, 2020 Albert N. Milliron 0

Can people get Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the Coronavirus Pandemic? Many people are asking that question.  Or concerned about some of the emotional feelings they are having. Additionally, mental health workers who are not able to see their clients face-to-face are concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating symptoms of those already diagnosed with increased levels of anxiety and/or depression.  Some practitioners are even beginning to see some […]