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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »

New York City Declares Health Emergency Due to Measles Outbreak, Unvaccinated Faces Fine of USD 1,000

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, announces the declaration of a health emergency because of the spread of measles.(Photo Credits: IANS) New York, April 17: After an outbreak of measles in parts of the city attributed to many people in those areas who refused to get vaccinated believing in unscientific rumours, New York City… Read More »

Scarcity In Digital Health Innovation For Medicaid Populations: Is Help On The Way?

Members of an underserved community engaged with mobile devices LK Fitzpatrick According to Rock Health, in 2018 the digital health sector enjoyed investments of over $ 8 billion with nearly $ 1 billion invested thus far in 2019. However, despite nearly $ 600 billion spent annually in Medicaid programs, investment to spur digital health innovation… Read More »