Cancer treatment is all about preserving the life and the quality of life of the patient, but often that is not the case when it comes to rehabilitation.
A team of researchers at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, the Cancer Institute, found that rehabilitation recommendations are included in cancer-treatment guidelines from around the world. The guidelines recommended rehab for a variety of cancer types and the consequences of cancer treatment. However, Dr. Nicole Stout, one of the researchers, said there is a great disconnect that exists between guidelines and reality.
Volunteers in Lanark County in Ontario say they're thrilled to hear New Brunswick will join them as Canadian adopters of an Icelandic program designed to keep young people away from drugs and alcohol.
The COVID-19 pandemic created a barrier to care for West Virginians living with chronic disease, meaning many residents needed to find a new way of managing their health. The West Virginia Prevention Research Center, housed in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is providing support to organizations that needed to quickly adjust their focus, an extension of its already community-focused mission.
Now that Johnson & Johnson has joined Pfizer and Moderna in having a COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S., the question on many people's minds is: who gets which vaccine?