Coronavirus Perspective

 
 
  • Common COVID Vaccine Administration Errors to Watch For Build your knowledge and confidence in vaccinating against COVID-19 by knowing the most common error types.
  • What Ebola Has Taught Us About Managing COVID   Drs Robert Glatter, Craig Spencer, and Syra Madad discuss lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic that the US should have learned from the Ebola crisis.
  • Can Storytelling Help Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Vin Gupta, MD, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, about addressing COVID-19 vaccination and treatment hesitancy.
  • Children Are Losing Parents to COVID-19, and We Need to Help   The death of a loved one changes your life forever. For children who lose a parent, the loss can be life-defining, and we have a responsibility to those left behind, says Dr F. Perry Wilson.
  • COVID's Been a Mental Marathon, but Let's Not Hit the Wall Yet Positive news abounds, but let's take the 'final mile ' to prepare for the psychological fallout that awaits, says psychiatrist Lloyd Sederer.
  • Are You Getting Enough Alone Time?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Robert Coplan, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, about his concept of "aloneliness" and ways to get enough time to yourself.
  • In Telepsychiatry, Access Is Everything Digital technology has been critical to our ability to reach patients during the pandemic -- but only for those who have access to it.
  • Help Families Get the New Child Allowance Raising families from poverty is a huge advantage to their health. Take these simple steps.
  • Why Long COVID Worries Me Researchers and clinicians focused on long-haul COVID or postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection should remember our oath to first, do no harm.
  • Apr 2, 2021 This Week in Cardiology   COVID-19, long-COVID, the language of medicine, childhood obesity, and open notes are the topics covered by John Mandrola, MD, in this week's podcast.
  • Roberto Burioni on Conquering COVID and Charming the Skeptics   Virologist-author Roberto Burioni talks about the relevance of variants, why vaccines are our ticket out of this nightmare, and how best to deal with science and vaccine skeptics.
  • Why Obesity May Worsen COVID-19 Outcomes   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, obesity medicine physician, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, about the disease of obesity as a comorbidity risk factor for COVID-19.
  • Psoriasis Biologic Therapy During the COVID-19 Era   Drs Candrice Heath and Mark Lebwohl discuss recommendations for patients with psoriasis who are taking biologics during the pandemic.
  • Defending My Right to Mask In looking at common masking practices in Asia, Dr George Lundberg found a model for how to care for our fellow citizens here in the United States.
  • COVID-19: 60 Seconds That Could Save Your Life   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, outlines three reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Medical Ethics Surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic   Drs Carol Bernstein, Rebecca Brendel, and Allen Dyer discuss medical ethics and COVID-19 as related to the allocation of resources, taking the vaccine, distributing the vaccine, and trustworthiness.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation and Implications in the COVID-19 Era As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the integration of a home-based rehabilitation program is imperative to improve the delivery of care, patient safety and cardiovascular outcomes.
  • To Fix COVID Vaccine Hesitancy, Trust Primary Care It's time to pass the COVID vaccine baton to our primary care clinicians.
  • Pulse Oximetry for COVID-19 in Low-Resource Settings A condolence call sparks an idea and opens an opportunity to save the lives of people with COVID-19 in low-income countries.
  • How Has COVID-19 Impacted Tribal Populations?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Amy Denet Deal, founder, Orenda Tribe, about how COVID-19 has impacted tribal populations and her ongoing efforts to serve her community.