Day: May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

Coronavirus offers new challenges to people trying to manage diabetes and kidney disease

Skipping some of those appointments could lead to complications like high potassium levels in the blood or heart failure that would require hospitalization, said Dr. An April 22 report published by the Journal of the American Medical Assn. “I said, ‘I forgot, I don’t have any sick days,’” he said. If, for example, a person with diabetes experiences changes in eyesight — such as floaters […]

May 11, 2020

Along the Mississippi, Obamacare’s neglected legacy: civil rights

That’s been very profound,” said Dr. Andre Carson, a black Democrat from Indiana, observed at the time. Most of those same states are suing in federal court to have the law invalidated.“It may be too simplistic to say that opposition to the Affordable Care Act in the South is just about race,” said Thomas J. Louis, from admitting patients to the hospital in Marianna, forcing […]

May 11, 2020

Could the ‘City of Lost Wages’ persevere with half-full casinos? Las Vegas ponders its coronavirus future

“It’s lonely though and makes me sad.” Advertisement With the Bellagio fountains switched off, the sidewalk in front of the man-made lake was empty March 19. “I started a Facebook group and invited a lot of co-workers, and that’s helped us stay in touch and remember that we’re all in this together,” he said.Adkins acknowledges that one reason he’s been able to relax is because […]

May 11, 2020

U.S. COVID-19 death toll hits 80,000 as states continue reopening and Trump lashes out

Some local officials are refusing to follow the orders. At least two staffers have tested positive, and several top officials, including infectious disease expert Dr. “Next step, how do we reopen? Another poll, by the Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, released Monday found that 71% support stay-at-home orders, down from 80% two weeks earlier. Anthony Fauci, are self-quarantining. “The funding we […]