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Bans on abortion coverage is not good economic policy, not good health policy, and not good for Rhode Island

When Representative Liana Kassar (Democrat, District 66, Barrington, East Providence) introduced the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act, her legislation to remove the bans on abortion coverage that currently exist in Rhode Island’s Medicaid and state health insurance plans, she made a powerful and profound case.… Read More »Bans on abortion coverage is not good economic policy, not good health policy, and not good for Rhode Island

Study tests whether the political climate in each US state and Washington, DC determined the nature of the spread of COVID-19 cases and deaths during 2020

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers assessed the association of the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with the political climate in the US in 2020. Study: United States’ political climates and the spread of SARS-2-COVID-19 during 2020. Image Credit:… Read More »Study tests whether the political climate in each US state and Washington, DC determined the nature of the spread of COVID-19 cases and deaths during 2020

Text Messaging in Healthcare

IntroductionWhy text messaging?Potential uses of text messaging in healthcarerisksfinal impactreferencesfurther reading Text messages refer to the messages sent via cell phones or computers, comprising up to 140 or 160 characters, over wireless messages, to other mobile devices. Trillions of text messages are sent in the… Read More »Text Messaging in Healthcare