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Study Finds Growing Acceptance of COVID Vaccine by U.S. Health Care Workers

TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 — Health care workers were just as uneasy as everyone else when COVID-19 vaccines were about to be approved in the United States, with large numbers hesitant to take the shot in early December, a new study reveals. But that hesitancy dwindled over the next few weeks, as health system employees… Read More »

Does Pfizer vaccine cause blood clots? Surprising results in study – so why is AZ banned?

This figure stands up even in pre-pandemic times, and the clots can happen for a variety of reasons including obesity, smoking and a lack of exercise. Even the women’s contraceptive pill, which is known to directly contribute to clots, is linked to blood clots in about one in 1,000 women per year. This is considered… Read More »

CDC study finds nursing home residents who appear to have recovered from Covid were reinfected with an even worse case

A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta. Tami Chappell | Reuters A new CDC study found that some elderly who apparently recovered from the coronavirus later came down with a second, even worse infection — indicating that asymptomatic or mild cases may not provide a lot of… Read More »

Capping hospital prices could save $235B annually, Rand study says

Dive Brief: Aggressively regulating the prices of hospital services could reduce healthcare spending by more than $ 235 billion a year, according to a new study issued by the think tank Rand. The report also examines price transparency and increased market competition among hospitals, and concluded that setting fixed prices would save the most money. … Read More »