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Rx REPORT: Eye health is critical during pandemic

From the onset of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned the public that the virus could enter the body through the eyes and spread throughout the body through superficial blood vessels within the conjunctiva. The tissue that protects the eye from dust, debris, and infection-causing microorganisms is the conjunctiva.   “The Read More…

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Rx REPORT: Caring for seniors during the pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states eight of 10 deaths in the U.S. due to COVID-19 are adults 65 older. The pandemic has highlighted the cracks in the health care system, from systemic racism to the lack of quality care for our aging population. Alignment Healthcare’s Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Arta Bakshandeh Read More…

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Black leaders seek racial breakdown on coronavirus numbers

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — As the number of cases and deaths within the minority community continue to soar at an alarming rate, local leaders and a national lawyers group have called for breakdowns in coronavirus statistics along racial and ethnic lines so public officials can understand the full effect of the pandemic Read More…