Taskforce on Telehealth Policy releases final report on safeguarding virtual care

The Taskforce on Telehealth Policy released a final report on Tuesday outlining its findings and recommendations around safeguarding the future of telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic. The task force, which was convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, represented a broad spectrum of stakeholders… Read More »

Pandemic leave pay for COVID-free WA

Western Australians are now eligible for a $ 1500-per-fortnight government payment if they need to isolate or need to care for someone with COVID-19, despite having no community transmission in the state for more than five months. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Mark McGowan announced the deal in a joint statement on Wednesday, noting… Read More »

Vitamin A & Osteoporosis: Watch Your Intake

The American Bone Health organization, says Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is important to build strong, healthy bones. Both osteoblasts (bone building cells) and osteoclasts (bone breaking down cells) are influenced by vitamin A. Despite its good effects, most clinical research links higher vitamin A levels with lower bone density and fractures. Sources of Vitamin A One source of vitamin A is retinol,… Read More »