Health Matters

Alameda Health Systems Nurses Stage "Lightning" Rally

Apr 09,2020

Registered nurses and employees with the Alameda Health System (AHS) and Bay Area human rights activists held a "lightning" rally Tuesday, April 7, at Alameda Hospital to voice their concerns with the lack of adequate personal protective equipment and weakened patient care standards for health ca

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What is Telemedicine?

Mar 26,2020

In today’s ever-changing climate people might wonder what is telemedicine, what are its benefits and is it going to be helpful for me?

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Courtesy CDC &nbsp&nbsp The “social distancing” measures currently underway are designed to “flatten the curve” and extend medical resources and facilities’ ability to keep up with necessary care. Common sense behaviors prevent all kinds of illnesses.

Doctor Recommends Virus Precautions

Mar 19,2020

In the 1970s, James Robb, MD FCAP — renowned pathologist, microbiologist and former professor of pathology at the University of California San Diego — became one of the first molecular virologists in the world to work on coronaviruses.

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Respect: A Two-Way Street

Mar 19,2020

Respect is defined as “esteem or deferential regard felt or shown.”

I am aware that some believe certain individuals or groups of people should be automatically treated with respect. I find myself questioning this belief.

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