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Is it safe to see an audiologist or hearing care provider during the pandemic? A checklist

If you’ve been putting off seeing an audiologist or hearing care specialist while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s understandable. Many Americans have chosen to delay non-emergency medical care while waiting for things to improve. At the same time, keep in mind that untreated hearing loss is not benign, and the longer you put off… Read More »

Is the Pandemic Sparking Suicide?

The mental health toll of the coronavirus pandemic is only beginning to show itself, and it is too early to predict the scale of the impact. The coronavirus pandemic is an altogether different kind of cataclysm — an ongoing, wavelike, poorly understood threat that seems to be both everywhere and nowhere, a contagion nearly as… Read More »

UK’s coronavirus science advice won’t be published until pandemic ends

By David Adam Patrick Vallance (centre) is the UK’s chief scientific adviserIan Davidson/Alamy Live News Key scientific data and advice the UK government is using to guide its covid-19 response won’t be published until the pandemic ends. Documents used to make decisions and the minutes of meetings of the Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (SAGE)… Read More »