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Ebola News 2022

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Summary As of 26 Nov 2022, all schools in Uganda have been closed due to an Ebola outbreak. This document provides some news stories in chronological order with entry headings showing the source and date. BBC (25 Nov 2022) “Ebola outbreak closes all schools in Uganda” — Millions of students in Uganda have been sent… Continue reading Ebola News 2022

Rural Healthcare News 2022

Summary This document provides some information about improving access to healthcare in rural and underserved areas. This is referred to as the democratization of healthcare. This is generally a problem for sparsely populated areas, and areas impacted by severe poverty where schools, hospitals, grocery stores, libraries, and other essential services are limited or dismantled. News… Continue reading Rural Healthcare News 2022

Healthcare System News 2022

Summary This page offers news about the state of healthcare workers and facilities during times of being overwhelmed. Entries are chronological with the source and date used as the header. NBC (18 Nov 2022) “Primary Care Doctors Report Burn Out” — With flu season surging, RSV sending many sick children to the hospital, and Covid-19… Continue reading Healthcare System News 2022

Sleep Report 2022

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Summary This document provides information about why and how to get better sleep. Entries are chronological with the most recent at the top. The title of each entry includes the source and date. Dr. Jen Gunter (2 Nov 2022) “Do You Really Need 8 Hours of Sleep Every Night?” — When you can’t sleep, you’re… Continue reading Sleep Report 2022

Facebook News 2022

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Summary This page provides selected news about Facebook with a focus on the decline of the platform. On 9 Nov 2022, it was announced that 11,000 people would be let go from the company. In addition to the challenges of difficult economic times, social media platforms are encountering consumer fatigue. People are: More information is… Continue reading Facebook News 2022

Social Media Report 2022

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Summary This document provides information about the current state of social media platforms and how they impact society. Entries below are in chronological order by date posted to YouTube. The source used as the title for each entry. Some commentary at the top of the page explores this topic further. Social Media Alternatives EMAIL —… Continue reading Social Media Report 2022

Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids 2022

Summary This page offers recent news about over-the-counter hearing aids, also known as audio sound amplifiers. As new information becomes available it will be added to the top of the page. CNBC (28 Oct 2022) “How Millions Could Benefit From Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids” — An estimated 37 to 48 million Americans have some form of… Continue reading Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids 2022

How to cancel a MyChart QuickCare Telehealth Video Visit with UIHC — The number 319-384-8500 is not in service.

If you are experiencing a health emergency, call 911 and seek proper medical attention immediately. The document below is informational and for non-emergency situations only. Summary The number listed in MyChart for cancellation of a video consultation isn’t working and you may want to try 319-384-8442 instead. UPDATE: 15 Mar 2021 This issue described below… Continue reading How to cancel a MyChart QuickCare Telehealth Video Visit with UIHC — The number 319-384-8500 is not in service.

“How to get a good night’s sleep” — Documentary by Deutsche Welle (11 Feb 2021)

Video About Sleep disorders are one of the most common reasons for visiting a doctor in Europe. Instead of sleeping pills, alternative methods are increasingly gaining attention. This sleep documentary looks at new therapeutic approaches such as sophrology and light therapy. We spend around a third of our lives asleep. But more and more people… Continue reading “How to get a good night’s sleep” — Documentary by Deutsche Welle (11 Feb 2021)

National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate

On 16 Jan 2021, the plan for Joe Biden’s first 100 days was announced. The headline from NPR read “Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And More.” The part about “orders mandating masks” caught my attention. That story was tweeted on 17 Jan at 11:00 AM CT. Here's what President-elect… Continue reading National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate