The Looming Public Health Disaster that Isn’t Coronavirus

Public Health Disaster Coronavirus

What would normally be a busy emergency department bursting at the seams with dozens in the waiting room has turned into a deserted post-apocalyptic shell of itself. In the past, you’d hear machines beeping, people moaning either out of pain or psychosis and hospital staff tempers flaring out of frustration. Now that’s given way to … [Read more…]

Will people finally start getting their flu shots?

Flu Shot

If anything good is to come out of the coronavirus outbreak of 2020, I hope that it includes greater investments on preventative health, both from society and individuals. One of my biggest frustrations working in primary care is the persistently low uptake of flu shots. Despite flu shots being free and widely available in pharmacies … [Read more…]