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Americans drank more to relieve stress amid pandemic, especially women

While Americans have shifted to heavier alcohol use during the pandemic, studies indicate a concerning pattern among women as they drank to relieve stress, boredom and the pain from social isolation.  Dr. George F. Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, told Fox News in an interview that women are generally… Read More »

More outreach on info blocking compliance high on ONC’s to-do list

Although the state of the pandemic has been looking better in the United States recently, National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi says we’re not out of the woods yet. But technology can help ensure a more seamless response moving forward, he said.   One job for inter-agency task forces, he noted, will be considering:… Read More »

US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world on Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a months-long race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and poor, struggle with stubbornly high infection rates and deaths. Nearly half of American adults have… Read More »