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Sharecare Awards

Short Read The Sharecare Awards, now in its fourth year, extends its submissions until May 13, 2022. The Sharecare Awards are in association with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter. Sharecare Inc., the digital health company, founded by Jeff Arnold (founder of WebMD) helps people manage all their health in one place, and recently announced the 2022 call-for-entries for the Sharecare Awards. What are the Sharecare Awards? The Sharecare Awards…

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One Man’s Journey With Post-COVID Syndrome and Helpful Resources

Post-COVID Syndrome Long Hauler and Helpful Resources

by Barbara Ficarra | Long Read – Worth Reading When Bassey Etim was diagnosed with COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 in the spring of 2020, he said he “felt really bad” for four straight weeks. A post-COVID syndrome long hauler, he initially experienced symptoms of vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath and coughing. The vomiting lasted for one week. However, the fatigue, shortness of breath, and coughing continued to linger. Etim, Editorial Director for CNN Emerging Products and…

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Is it Possible to Debunk Pandemic Misinformation?

Is it possible to debunk pandemic misinformation

Misinformation about the pandemic is rampant. The internet has become a great source of health misinformation. Misinformation can spread like wildfire. There’s information overload and people are having a difficult time separating fact from fiction. Is it possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation? Gary Schwitzer, Publisher at HealthNewsReview.org and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, believes it’s possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation. He helps journalists and consumers understand…

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Meet Our Health and Medical Contributors

Health and Medical Contributors for Healthin30.com

Our Health and Medical Contributors Our health and medical contributors are thought-leaders in their fields. They are are enthusiastic professionals with a passion for health education. Sudeb Dalai, MD, PhD Dr. Sudeb Dalai, MD PhD, is a Stanford and MIT-trained Infectious Disease Physician, Virologist, and Epidemiologist at Stanford University School of Medicine and Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford, he has trained physicians/students, instructed courses, and conducted virology research in the Division…

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Social Media: What Consumers Need to Know About Online Health Information

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA It’s an exciting time in health care today. The health care landscape is rapidly changing and digital technology has transformed the way we communicate, interact and search for health information. Social Media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, to name a few, are powerful and phenomenal platforms to educate the public, raise awareness of health issues and collaborate and engage in conversations. Social media platforms gives a voice…

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