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COVID-19 Pandemic Measures Bring an Epidemic of Substance Abuse

A homeless man lies alone on the street next to a bare wall.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people around the world, it is having a profound impact on those dealing with drug addiction. Experts have repeatedly reported an addiction pattern that increases with natural disasters and pandemics. Do COVID measures like social isolation do more harm than good to addicts? Short periods of isolation have a…

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COVID-19 and America’s Drug Epidemic

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Before COVID-19 hit American soil, there wasn’t much curiosity about how the growing epidemic might collide with another well-established epidemic that has raged uncontrollably for nearly two decades. Perhaps the novelty of the corona virus and the political atmosphere that developed around it has monopolized the attention of many Americans and distracted them from what…

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Senior HomeCare Guide during Covid-19 Epidemic

Senior Home Care

From Sarah Keller Before COVID-19, home care is considered to be one of the least valued sectors in the healthcare industry. Home care is essentially providing non-medical care to seniors so that they can thrive and stay healthy at home. Professional home care providers help seniors who have just been discharged from hospital or who…

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