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Hospitals are Full But Some Parts of Idaho Refuse Mask Rules

Hospitals are Full But Some Parts of Idaho Refuse Mask Rules

HEALTH | By Rebecca Boone | Oct 23, 2020

Moments after hearing an Idaho hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients and looking at sending people as far away as Seattle for care, members of a regional health department board voted Thursday to repeal a local mask mandate.

Bridging the Miles: Teledentistry Makes Some Dentists Wince

Bridging the Miles: Teledentistry Makes Some Dentists Wince

HEALTH | By Eric Berger | Oct 22, 2020

Some dentists smile about its promise, seeing it as a way to become more efficient while others see it as lesser-quality care that's cheaper for dental professionals to provide, allowing them to make more money.

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

HEALTH | By Julie Rovner | Oct 22, 2020

If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted.

Do You Need to Wear a Mask if You're 6 Feet Away From Others

Do You Need to Wear a Mask if You're 6 Feet Away From Others

HEALTH | Oct 22, 2020

Health experts recommend wearing masks in public and keeping your distance from others in most cases, but whether you should do both could depend on the situation.

The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

HEALTH | By April Dembosky, KQED | Oct 22, 2020

"As women of color, you get questioned a lot about your emotions and the truth of your physical state. You get called an exaggerator a lot throughout the course of your life," says Karla Monterroso.

Older COVID Patients Battle 'Brain Fog,' Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

Older COVID Patients Battle 'Brain Fog,' Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

HEALTH | By Judith Graham | Oct 22, 2020

"Many older patients are having trouble organizing themselves and planning what they need to do to get through the day," said Dr. Zijian Chen. "They're reporting that they've become more and more forgetful."

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