Lou Portero

Articles by Lou Portero

Lou PorteroUrban Health Weekly | March 24, 2023
Insulin Prices Drop; SVB Bank fail Implications for Biotech; Talking about Obesity.
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Lou PorteroPublic Health | March 22, 2023
A study published in Obesity has found that the built environment is the strongest predictor of adolescent obesity.
Lou PorteroPublic Health | March 16, 2023
Patients frequently encountered hurdles like limited networks, insufficient reimbursements, and preapproval procedures.
Lou PorteroUrban Health Weekly | March 10, 2023
Botox for Laid Edges?; Heart Disease in Young People; Semaglutide Pros & Cons; A Breast Surgeon With Breast Cancer
Lou PorteroDigital Health | March 8, 2023
AI tool can correctly diagnose medical scans but still needs more training to perform at the same level as a Radiologist.
Lou PorteroWorkforce News | March 3, 2023
A study showed that 80% of counties in the US don’t even have an Infectious Disease specialist.
Lou PorteroUrban Health Weekly | February 18, 2023
This week's episode of Urban Health Weekly - The Epidemic of people under 50 having cancer.
Lou PorteroWorkforce News | February 17, 2023
The overwhelming workload faced by nurses may lead some nurses to believe that striking is their only option.
Lou PorteroPublic Health | February 15, 2023
Most Medicare diabetics don't receive a prescription for continuous blood glucose monitoring or use the technology correctly.
Lou PorteroInfectious Diseases | February 14, 2023
Experts say there's a lack of awareness about the high rate of the virus among Black women, linked to men who sleep with men.
Lou PorteroVideo Insights | February 13, 2023
Seli Fakorzi, MA, LPC-S on the Impact of Social Media on Youth and Teen Mental Health
Lou PorteroMental Health | February 8, 2023
Rural schools have fewer ways to help kids with mental health problems than city schools.
Lou PorteroPublic Health | February 1, 2023
According to the researchers, type 2 diabetes diagnoses could increase by nearly 70% by 2060.
Lou PorteroInfectious Diseases | January 30, 2023
The study's authors stressed the importance of HIV testing for all sexually active individuals who may have monkeypox.
Lou PorteroCancer | January 20, 2023
There is a 6% increase in the risk of black patients undergoing emergency CRC surgery compared with white patients. 
Lou PorteroAlzheimer's & Dementia | January 18, 2023
An immune protein known as complement C3 was present at much higher levels in the brains of women who died from Alzheimer's.
Lou PorteroSickle Cell Disease | January 16, 2023
A study revealed that patients with sickle cell disease were more likely to die from ESKD despite declining ESKD deaths.
Lou PorteroPublic Health | January 13, 2023
Researchers found that women with employer-sponsored insurance found their healthcare services less affordable than men.
Lou PorteroCancer | January 2, 2023
"Waiting for urinary symptoms may mean missing opportunities to catch (prostate cancer) when it's treatable." 
Lou PorteroInfectious Diseases | December 19, 2022
Dr. MarkAlain Déry, MPH, explains how climate change has exacerbated hundreds of infectious diseases.