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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2021 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, August 5, 2021.  The Company has also scheduled a conference call to discuss the results...


Chemist and co-inventor of dip-and-read diagnostic testing. She was born on Feb 20, 1923, in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and died following a stroke in Elkhart, IN, USA, on May 1, 2021, aged 98 years. In the early 1940s, testing for the presence and amount of glucose in urine was cumbersome and inaccura...


The pandemic has a new epicenter, with Indonesia taking the lead in the dismal COVID-19 stakes after a recent streak of 50,000 infections a day. The surge in the world’s fourth-most populous country is being accompanied by what are now tragically familiar stories. Hospitals are short of life-saving...


Facebook defended the need for mental health care for content moderators and a spokesperson for the company said they “recognise” that content moderation is a “difficult job” and “work with partners who support their employees”. (Image: Wallpaper Flare) Third-party content moderators have ask...


Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has taken a major step in demonstrating its commitment to sustainable development by becoming a participant to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world' largest corporate sustainability initiative. The UNGC brings together businesses from across the globe to impl...


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LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --   Glancy Prongay Murray LLP ("GPM") reminds investors of the upcoming  August 9, 2021 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("AcelRx" or...


On May 12, President Biden signed an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity (the “Executive Order”). The Executive Order identified six broad initiatives for the improvement of security within federal government information technology systems and called on various federal departme...



The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow almost by three times to about 130 billion US dollars by 2030 Topics Dr Reddy's | Pharma sector The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow almost by three times to about 130 billion US dollars by 2030, Chairman of Dr Redd...


Johannesburg - Dr Imtiaz Sooliman is a hard man to get hold of. The founder of Gift of the Givers has been busy. He and his team at Gift of the Givers are in Durban responding to the crisis in the province, following the devastation with looting and damage to property. Following the disaster rel...


PROVINCETOWN — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday evening confirmed Cape Cod officials’ suspicions that the highly contagious Delta variant is part of the reason for the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Provincetown. The news came just hours before Provincetown and Barnstable...


As Philip Morris bids for British inhaler firm...Tobacco boss in takeover row says: 'We'll stop selling cigarettes in the next ten years' By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 24 July 2021 | Updated: 22:21 BST, 24 July 2021 Copy link to pa...


Coming to Steam and itch.io! DOWNLOAD DWARF FORTRESS CLASSIC 0.47.05 (January 28, 2021) Windows | Linux | Mac All Versions Current Development: RSS Feed, Release Feed, @Bay12Games 07/24/2021 I did another interview with BlindiRL about developments near and far. For me, menus within m...


We read with interest the Article by Mikael Mazighi and colleagues, 1 Mazighi M Richard S Lapergue B et al. Safety and efficacy of intensive bloaod pressure lowering after successful endovascular therapy in acute ischaemic stroke (BP-TARGET): a multicentre, open-label, randomised co...


SINGAPORE - Sixteen Covid-19 quick test centres have been set up here since they were first announced about a month ago, and four more are on the way as Singapore ramps up its testing capabilities to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Health Promotion Board (HPB) - the national...


As businesses struggled to survive and thrive during the pandemic, the markets for RFID, IoT and other connected technologies surged. Jul 25, 2021If there's one thing we receive a lot of at RFID Journal, it's market report announcements. New reports are released on a regular basis, published by a...


 NBC's broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest American television audience for the event in the past 33 years, according to preliminary data from Comcast-owned NBCUniversal on Saturday. Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics . com and...


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Skip to comments. The World Has Had It With China Flu Lockdowns: Protests Rock Cities All Over the Globe pjmedia.com ^ | 7/24/2021 | Kevin Downey Posted on 7/25/2021, 9:02:11 PM by rktman People across the globe are standing up and fighting against China flu lockdowns and...


LEARNING SESSION On hand to give their thoughts on the Inquirer’s webinar on education are: (clockwise from top left) Brian Vincent Belen, Ph.D, president of Diwa Learning Systems Inc., Maria Cynthia Rose Banzon Bautista, Ph.D, vice president for academic affairs University of the Philippine...


WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), co-chairs of the Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force, today released their final report, findings, and recommendations following a months-long review of supply chain threats and vulnerabilities. The Task Force,  cre...


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VANCOUVER, BC, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global E-waste and IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market size is expected to reach USD 115.06 Billion at a steady revenue CAGR of 8.6% in 2028, according to latest analysis by Emergen Research. Global E-waste and IT Asset Disposition market revenue...


By Gabriella Borter and Maria Caspani July 27, 2021 — 3.42am New York: New York City will require municipal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-September or face weekly testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, as authorities nationwide ramp up vaccine promotion to try...


A former rheumatologist in Billings, Montana, and his business have agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle civil claims for alleged False Claims Act violations, according to Acting US Attorney for the District of Montana Leif M. Johnson. Enrico Arguelles, MD, and his business, the Arthritis O...


MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.26% after touching its lowest level since mid-December on Monday, weighed down by big Chinese stocks. Reuters July 27, 2021 / 07:43 AM IST Asian equity markets rose cautiously Tuesday, after touching year to date lows...


Business 27 Jul 2021 01:25PM (Updated: 27 Jul 2021 02:15PM) REUTERS -French software company Dassault Systemes on Tuesday hiked its 2021 forecasts on the back of strong momentum across its activities, including in its industrial systems and life sciences businesses. The group, which make...


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SHANGHAI, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Zhongchao Inc. (NASDAQ: ZCMD) ("Zhongchao" or the "Company"), a healthcare services company offering patient management, online healthcare information, professional training and educational services, today announced that for the first half of 2021, around 10...


DALLAS--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Nodir Turdimatov-Ruzmatov, co-founder and CEO of the fast-growing business and knowledge process outsourcing company RevoTech, was recognized with the prestigious MAVS 100 Award from the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) College of Business. The annual award reco...


Think of the HBR pressure caused by our Marketplace business and our short-term variable compensation as somewhat offsetting toggles. You’ll also see this in our full year guidance elements. If the deferred demand bubble in Marketplace causes us to land toward the high end of our consolidated HBR g...


WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says that requiring all federal workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus is “under consideration,” as the more infectious Delta variant surges across the United States and a significant chunk of Americans still refuse the shot. Speaking Tuesday after deli...


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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysia has registered the world’s first affordable – and effective – new drug for hepatitis C, offering the hope of accessible treatment to millions of people around the world at risk from a disease that has few early symptoms, is hard to diagnose and is often seen as a...


The stock of the pharmaceutical company was trading at its lowest level since April 9, 2021 Topics Dr Reddys | Buzzing stocks | Markets SI Reporter  |  Mumbai  Last Updated at July 28, 2021 11:08 IST ALSO READ Stocks to watch: BPCL, Britannia, PNB, Mrs Bectors Food, Divi's Labs...


NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Shapeways, a leading global digital manufacturing platform driven by proprietary software, has entered into an agreement to become the exclusive 3D printing manufacturer for Armor Bionics, a specialist in image segmentation and 3D medical modeling. Under the terms of...


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CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active material science solutions, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 80% of the equity interests of Weihai Hengyu Medical Products...


July 28, 2021 Headlines No Comments Amwell Enhances Virtual Care Platform with Two Acquisitions: SilverCloud Health and Conversa Health Amwell will acquire digital mental healthcare company SilverCloud Health and automated virtual care company Conversa Health for a combined $320 million....


With an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections, BJP leadership prepped the Uttar Pradesh MPs about their role in the poll-bound state Topics UP elections | Uttar Pradesh | BJP ANI  Last Updated at July 29, 2021 08:35 IST With an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections, BJP leadersh...


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Transcribed HEALTHCARE CONTENT MARKETING IDEAS f HEALTHCARE | CONTENT MARKETING Content Marketing is a type of marketing that involves the creation and sharing of online material that is intended to promote your brand, it is a great way to boost your Healthcare Brand. [ ] [ ] CREATE INFOGRAPHICS...


PALO ALTO, Calif. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Gorilla, the largest interoperability provider in Puerto Rico, in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Department of Health (PRDOH), today announced a milestone achievement following the official launch of the Puerto Ri...


The founder of the Dalata hotel group Pat McCann is to succeed Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns as the deputy chairman of the National Maternity Hospital. Although the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin is the ex-officio chairman, the current archbishop Dermot Farrell has not attended board meetings, meaning...


RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. CDC COVID-19 Transmission Levels by U.S. County Map not displaying correctly? Click here to open in a new window. 3:30 p.m. Governor Roy Cooper and Secretary of Health an...


Christina Propst is a pediatrician at a private practice in Houston, as well as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Children and Disasters, and of the Texas Pediatric Society Committee on Infectious Diseases and Immunizations. This week, she weighed in about what’s on her mind...


Andrew Goff / Today @ 2:01 p.m. / COVID-19 and Humboldt THE REMASKENING: Humboldt County Facilities Will Again Require Masks Starting Friday Who could’ve seen that coming? Humboldt County Administrative Office press release:  With the emergence of the more contagious Delta...


RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. CDC COVID-19 Transmission Levels by U.S. County Map not displaying correctly? Click here to open in a new window. 5:52 p.m. Johnston County students and staffers will be...


Drs. Steven Nemerson of Saint Alphonsus, Jim Souza of St. Luke’s and David Peterman of Primary Health Medical Group (clockwise from left) held a joint media call last week to urge the public to get vaccinated against COVID-19. They are seeing early signs of another surge, and the fast-spreading del...


Provincetown Coronavirus Cluster Grows To About 830 Cases  WBURVacations are on: Cape Cod COVID cases are rising, but visitors are still coming  Cape Cod TimesProvincetown COVID cluster: Cape Cod town reports smallest daily increase in positive cases since Fourth of J  ...


MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The surging number of new COVID-19 cases in Madison and Dane Co. means the county could eclipse the threshold in which federal health officials recommend nearly everyone – vaccinated or not – wear a mask when indoors with people not in their household. Dane Co. could cross...


News Release Thursday, July 29, 2021 Outreach Pro aimed at increasing underrepresented population participation. A screenshot of the newly launched Outreach Pro, a tool for Alzheimer’s researchers who need to create and customize recruitment resources such as websites, hando...


Sixty national medical groups have signed a letter calling for health care and long-term care employers to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for their workers. That’s not currently allowed under Oregon law, due to a special exception the Legislature granted in 1989 to people who are licensed as me...


How to choose the best kids KN95 mask, according to experts  NBC NewsDo you need an N95 mask as delta variant drives up cases?  NJ Spotlight NewsN95 and KN95 face masks, respirators on sale: Where to find them at best prices as COVID-19 cases surge amid  OregonLiveShoul...


Cases of West Nile virus have been reported around the country this summer, killing at least one person in California's San Luis Obispo County. According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 21 neuroinvasive and non–neuroinvasive cases of the disease have been rep...


EL PASO, Texas -- Three cases of the very contagious Covid-19 Delta variant have been confirmed in El Paso, all among unvaccinated people. The announcement came from El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser and County Judge Ricardo Samaniego at a briefing on Friday afternoon. The three variant cases involved wo...


BizHawk is published weekly, and includes items of interest to the business community. Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing [email protected] One of Santa Barbara's iconic sports bars has returned. The Sportsman has been recast as the Ri...


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Covid: Pulse oxygen monitors work less well on darker skin, experts say  BBC NewsUK warns Covid monitor devices work less well for darker skin  Malay MailPulse oximeters to monitor Covid-19 work less well for darker skin, UK warns  Hindustan TimesUK warns Covid-19 monit...


By Brittany Polito iBerkshires Staff 04:38PM / Friday, July 30, 2021 Print Story | Email Story NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Health officials are trying to determine if a significant outbreak of COVID-19 at a local nursing home is the highly transmissible Delta variant.  North Adams Com...


BOZEMAN — Gallatin City-County Health Officer Lori Christensen and Tracy Ellig of MSU provided an update on COVID on Friday, urging the community to remain vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19 as cases in the county are slowly rising. On Monday, July 26, Gallatin City-County Health Depar...


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is facing calls to resign after joking about hitting Speaker Nancy Pelosi with a gavel. McCarthy was gifted a giant gavel at a Republican Party event in Tennessee on Saturday night and joked that it would difficult for him not to strike Pelosi when she pr...


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08/03/2021 7:30 a.m. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified several more counties in New York state where masks should be worn indoors in public settings, according to new guidance prompted by a surge of COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant. The CDC announce...


LoCO Staff / Today @ 2:14 p.m. / COVID-19 and Humboldt COVID Virus Concentrations in Eureka Sewage ‘Among the Highest in the Nation,’ Says City The Eureka Wastewater Treatment Plant’s primary treatment pools. Photo: Hank Sims ### Press release from the City of Eureka: The...


LoCO Staff / Today @ 2:14 p.m. / COVID-19 and Humboldt COVID Virus Concentrations in Eureka Sewage ‘Among the Highest in the Nation,’ Says City The Eureka Wastewater Treatment Plant’s primary treatment pools. Photo: Hank Sims ### Press release from the City of Eureka: The...


‘We are going to find ourselves in a very dark place,’ Hialeah mayor says South Florida leaders open vaccine sites and fight COVID misinformation HIALEAH, Fla. – In a community that has been a consistent statewide COVID-19 case leader, the mayor of Hialeah has taken to the Spani...


Chipmunks in California have tested positive for the plague.  In response, local officials have closed several locations on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. While the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) works to conduct vector control treatments to the impacted areas, The Tahoe Daily Tribune reported that th...


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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - As the number of new COVID cases soars to record levels and hospital bed space dwindles, every Hawaii mayor is now looking at making vaccines mandatory for county workers in a bid to drive down infections and prevent the virus from mutating into something worse. Potenti...


The latest wave of Covid-19 hospitalizations is crashing into patients returning for care for other ailments, overtaxing some facilities and exhausting their doctors and nurses. Surgeries and treatments for cancer, heart disease and other common conditions have rebounded this year, filling beds at...


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(Gray News) - There were 71,726 cases of COVID-19 reported in U.S. children in a week’s time, an increase of 86% over the seven days prior, the American Academy of Pediatrics said. The “substantial” spike near the end of July happened just as many were preparing to start the school year. In its w...


Latest updates: Health care worker infections rise sharply in Los Angeles County: “After months of reporting fewer than 50 new cases among healthcare workers per week, weekly cases increased to 295 cases for the week ending July 17 and 275 cases for the week ending July 24,” the county said Wedn...


Latest updates: Health care worker infections rise sharply in Los Angeles County: “After months of reporting fewer than 50 new cases among healthcare workers per week, weekly cases increased to 295 cases for the week ending July 17 and 275 cases for the week ending July 24,” the county said Wedn...


St. Louis (KSDK) – A doctor says a simple set of X-rays shows the difference getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can make. Side by side, there’s a clear distinction. A lot of white in a lung X-ray shows the virus is taking over. More black means the lungs are healthier. “The lungs are supposed to...


GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) -- The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeing a greater number of "ankle biter" mosquitoes this summer. Lora Young, the director of communications for OCMVCD, said these pesky pests are mostly noticeable because they're the ones causing pain throu...


RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Central Virginia has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases and outbreaks at childcare facilities and summer camps, the Virginia Department of Health said. Health officials are now warning parents and guardians that they need to be vigilant in taking mitigation measures to prot...


Alaska News Alaska Regional Hospital, photographed on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Loren Holmes / ADN) With Alaska’s coronavirus case counts and hospitalizations still elevated statewide, some Anchorage hospitals this week announced additional restrictions on visitors. On Thursday,...


SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Side-by-side X-rays of COVID-19 positive lungs released to ABC 10News illustrate the impact vaccines can make. Across the county, local hospitals are seeing a surge in COVID cases, including UC San Diego hospitals. UCSD Radiologist Dr. Albert Hsiao has been interpreting X-rays...


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(KWTX) – The Bell County Public Health District Thursday changed its COVID-19 threat level to severe uncontrolled community transmission and Killeen is bracing for a new wave of cases after 18 of its employees were quarantined after either testing positive for the virus or having close exposure t...


Photo by: Towfiqu Barbhuiya Updated Aug. 6 with CDC analysis of Kentucky (unvaccinated Kentuckians had "2.34 times the odds of reinfection" compared with fully vaccinated) and national analysis in Israel (vaccinated Israelis were 6.72 times more likely to get infected after the shot than aft...


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New 'Delta Plus' COVID Variant Detected In San Francisco Bay Area: 'It's At Least As Bad' As Original  CBS San FranciscoMore than 60 cases of new 'Delta Plus' variant of COVID are detected in San Francisco  Daily MailSmoke reaches the SF Bay Area: How bad will it get?  ...


Alaska News Visit Healthcare employee Heather Pilcher conducts a nasal swab at a COVID-19 testing site at the Loussac Library on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes / ADN) Alaska on Friday reported 327 new COVID-19 cases and no virus-related deaths, according to the A...


New State Law Blocks Columbus From Issuing Mask Mandate  columbusundergroundNew state law blocks Ohio’s largest city from mask mandate, official says  TiffinOhio.netDelta variant is more contagious and making people sicker, say health officials  ABC6OnYourSide.comIndoor...


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The severity and number of symptoms varied widely between individuals. A recent study conducted by investigators from the University of Arizona has discovered that individuals who have a mild to moderate disease severity still experience long COVID with persistent symptoms mor...


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Chinese vaccines still effective against Lambda variant: experts Photo taken on June 1, 2021 shows vials of the Sinopharm vaccine in Beijing, capital of China. China on Tuesday said the first batch of Chinese vaccines supplied to COVAX officially rolled off the production line, which is anot...


SAN FRANCISCO —  Officials across California are sounding new alarms about a significant spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations amid a surge fueled by the Delta variant of the coronavirus. While the numbers are still well below the levels seen during the fall and winter — when some hospitals were p...


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Mask-wearing for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people is recommended again by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, especially in areas where there is high spread of the delta variant of COVID-19.  The new variant is nearly twice as contagious as previous variants,...


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Doctors say symptoms of the Delta variant may look a bit different than the original COVID-19 strain. The symptoms can overlap making it hard to tell which variation you have, and can also look a lot like the common cold or allergies. “Headaches, fevers, shortness of bre...


HOUSTON — Defiance of Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates continued on Wednesday as another Texas school district announced plans to require students to wear face coverings and another county scored a legal victory in its efforts to issue such mandates amid a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations...


RSV spiking in Utah kids early this year as Utah reports 1114 new COVID-19 cases  KSL.comWill mask prevent other diseases in schoolkids? Utah doctor says yes  Deseret NewsUtah doctors address spike in kids with winter virus as COVID cases rise  KUTV 2NewsSpike in RSV ca...


The number of people that one sick person will infect (on average) is called R0. Here are the maximum R0 values for a few viruses. (NPR) In a leaked report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made a surprising claim about the delta variant of the coronavirus: It "is as tr...


Weakened and hospitalized with COVID-19, Kristen McMullen of West Melbourne, Florida, gave birth to her tiny daughter, Summer Reign, via emergency C-section on July 27.  She could only cradle her newborn for a few fleeting moments. “She was able to hold Summer for basically just...


As covid-19 cases among young children climb, Allegheny County officials again implored the public to get vaccinated — if not for themselves, then for the children who don’t have a choice in the matter. “We know the delta variant, combined with the still significant number of unvaccinated people, i...


Orange County officials are expressing growing concern about the spread of the coronavirus amid a nationwide surge caused by the highly contagious Delta variant. As of Tuesday, 495 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized in Orange County, the highest number in about six months and nearly five time...



A patient of mine, a bright and thoughtful young man in his early 20s, came to see me for debilitating anxiety and depression. He had dropped out of college and was living with his parents. He was vaguely contemplating suicide. He was also playing videogames most of every day and late into every ni...


San Diego County Sheriff's Department releases full body cam footage from fentanyl incident  10NewsA widely-shared video shows a deputy overdosing on fentanyl. Experts say it's 'impossible.'  PoynterHospital Did Not Run Toxicology Test on Deputy Whom Sheriff Thought Had Fentanyl...


An Indiana doctor’s recent appearance at a small community school board meeting northeast of Indianapolis has racked up tens of millions of views across social media this week, with users falsely claiming it included facts about COVID-19 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the f...


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — While adult hospitals are filling up with COVID patients, children's hospitals are dealing with a different virus. "We are also seeing respiratory illnesses this summer in July and August that we've never seen in the summertime before or never seen on that scale. We usua...


Jackson County sees ‘shocking’ increase in COVID-19 cases MEDFORD, Ore. – Health officials continue to urge Jackson County residents to get vaccinated and wear masks amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Yesterday, there were 416 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Jackson County. Health Promoti...


SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday released additional footage of a controversial video that suggested a deputy suffered a fentanyl overdose at a crime scene. The videos that the department made public are from the body cameras of two sheriff’s deputies in t...


Though coronavirus outbreaks largely driven by the ultra-contagious Delta variant are now even occurring in U.S. counties where over half the population is vaccinated against Covid-19, as of Friday afternoon the hospitals in two states with among the nation's lowest vaccination rates—Louisiana and...


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An Alabama family's life was turned upside down when their 12-year-old son, a healthy, strong athlete, caught COVID-19 and landed in the hospital struggling to breathe. Brody Barnett, a seventh grader from Chilton County, and his family are speaking out to warn the public of the dangers of the d...


By Lauren Turner BBC News image sourcePA Media All 16 and 17-year-olds in England are to be offered their first coronavirus vaccine dose or the chance to book one by 23 August, the government has said. The health secretary said offering vaccines by this date would allow tee...


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning about a deadly disease found in Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, and Texas. The disease is called Melioidosis or Whitmore’s Disease and is caused by “Burkholderia Pseudomallei bacterium.” Many health officials are now trying to figur...


AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - All but one of Maine’s 16 counties are under a face covering recommendation for indoor public settings. According to the U.S. CDC, Knox, Somerset, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Waldo counties are experiencing “high” COVID-19 community transmission levels. All other counties...


Hours after the worst report of new COVID-19 cases in the pandemic thus far, Gov. Tate Reeves gave Mississippi a full-throated endorsement of vaccinations—but offered inconsistent and hostile messaging on the subject of masks.  “I want to be clear,” the governor said at a press event Friday aft...


OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The most populous county in Kansas is requiring its employees to submit to weekly COVID-19 testing if they aren't vaccinated. “With the sharp increase of the delta variant, we want employees to be safe,” Johnson County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson said in a statement. “Vaccin...


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This is probably the last thing you want to hear right now but two of my most trusted medical voices, unbeknownst to one another, have told me the drug store masks that we have worn for at least a year are virtually useless in our attempts to throttle COVID, and now the treacherous Delta variant. Y...


By Outer Banks Voice on August 17, 2021 (Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) Here are some key numbers released in the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services’ Aug. 17 update on local COVID-19 transmission. The main metrics for the week of Aug. 9-15 look quite s...


Tulsa hospitals are treating more COVID-19 patients than Oklahoma City area hospitals, despite serving a smaller population. At Ascension St. John, there’s now a daily traffic jam of ambulances continuing outside the emergency department. Emergency admissions of patients with COVID-19 continues to...


Flathead County is now experiencing COVID-19 hospitalizations on par with the pandemic’s peak in November, contributing to Logan Health exceeding its adult acute-care bed capacity last week and leading the health system to examine contingency plans in preparation for potential operational adjustme...


Many parents who couldn’t wait to send their children back to the classroom are watching Covid-19 cases and wondering: Do we need a backup plan? The rapid rise of the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 is injecting uncertainty into annual back-to-school rituals. The C...


WASHINGTON (AP) — After struggling for months to persuade Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. health officials could soon face a fresh challenge: talking vaccinated people into getting booster shots to gain longer-lasting protection as the delta variant sends infections soaring again. As...


RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. WATCH: Dr. Alexa Mieses-Malchuck answers common questions parents have about their children returning to class. 12:30 p.m. North Carolina report...


Free testing was supposed to be a fundamental aspect of America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act explicitly state that patients aren’t responsible for the cost of being tested for the virus....


Another convalescent plasma trial for Covid-19 goes bust, but some experts are still holding out hope  Endpoints NewsNIH study shows no significant benefit of convalescent plasma for COVID-19 outpatients with early symptoms  National Institutes of HealthConvalescent plasma did no...


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials Wednesday announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is slipping. The plan, as outlined by the chief of the Centers for Disease Con...



The Delta coronavirus variant has dominated other variants. Credit: BOB AL-GREENE / MASHABLE The Delta variant has largely quashed the coronavirus competition. Delta, over twice as transmissible as earlier coronavirus strains, is the dominant variant infecting people in the U.S. and doze...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - More than 7,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Wisconsin, the Department of Health Services (DHS) reported Thursday. Four more deaths, including 3 within the past month but just reported to the state, bring the death toll to 7,503. One death was in Winnebago County. The...


Before dying of COVID-19, mom of four pleads: 'I need my kids to get vaccinated'  USA TODAYUnvaccinated mom of 4 dies from COVID-19 weeks after husband, family says  Fox NewsJacksonville mother loses 2 sons to COVID-19 in 12 hours  News4JAX‘Please make sure my kids get...


Last month, the median sale price for a Bay Area house was $1.3 million. It took about eight days for most homes to be snatched up in Santa Clara County. And just last week, a Walnut Creek four-bedroom still badly charred by a fire sold for $850,000 after attracting 13 offers. Despite it all, a new...


Close By Catherine Pegram Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 9:20 PM UTC | Updated: 9 hours ago BREWER, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC is investigating a COVID-19 outbreak at the Brewer UPS facility. We’re told five people have tested positive for the virus. A sign on the do...


Los Angeles County reported 35 additional COVID-19 deaths Thursday, pushing the region past 25,000 total fatalities over the course of the pandemic, officials said. The single-day death toll is among the higher ones in recent weeks and represents the devastating domino effect of the coronavirus,...


Close By Catherine Pegram Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 9:20 PM UTC | Updated: 16 hours ago BREWER, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC is investigating a COVID-19 outbreak at the Brewer UPS facility. We’re told five people have tested positive for the virus. A sign on the d...


A fivefold increase in COVID-19 patients in just over one month has Minnesota hospitals reporting the start of another bed crunch. COVID-19 hospitalizations in Minnesota reached 477 on Thursday, up from 90 on July 14, according to state data released Friday. The total incudes 125 patients in intens...


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The makers of an arthritis drug that was approved by the F.D.A. a few months ago to fight inflammatory symptoms related to COVID-19 issued a warning that the drug is in critically short supply. © Provided by Birmingham WBRC Hospital Room/North Arkansas Regiona...


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(Bloomberg) -- Anecdotes tell us what the data can’t: Vaccinated people appear to be getting the coronavirus at a surprisingly high rate. But exactly how often isn’t clear, nor is it certain how likely they are to spread the virus to others.  Though it is evident vaccination still provides powerf...


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Hospitals in the South and Midwest say they are treating more children with Covid-19 than ever and are preparing for worse surges to come. Cases there have jumped over the past six weeks as the highly contagious Delta variant spreads primarily among unvaccinated people. That is leading to more sick...


"For businesses and universities that have been thinking about putting vaccine requirements in place in order to create safer spaces for people to work and learn, I think that this move from the FDA ... will actually help them to move forward with those kinds of plans," US Surgeon General Dr. Viv...


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PERSONAL HEALTH Taking steps to combat acid reflux can help minimize the use of potentially dangerous drugs. Credit... Gracia Lam Aug. 23, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET The childhood admonition to refrain from swimming for an hour after eating, ost...


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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The City of New Orleans says a city resident has a serious case of West Nile virus, and an airplane will spray part of the city for mosquitoes Tuesday night. The state health department reported the case this week, saying it involves the patient’s brain or nervous system, a news...


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) - In the Cedar Rapids mayor's race, Tiffany O'Donnell filed her petitions with the Linn County Elections Office a little after 8 a.m. Tuesday. The filing period for candidates to get their name on the November 2nd ballot opened yesterday. O'Donnell is the only candidate to...


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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Linn County Public Health says cases of COVID-19 are still going up as virus transmission remains high. One of the big takeaways from a public briefing held by officials from the county department and local hospitals was the prevalence of the more transmissible delta...


Two weeks after the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, reported Covid infections in the state have risen nearly sixfold. © Provided by NBC News South Dakota counted 3,819 new cases in the past two weeks, including seven deaths, up from 644 cases in the 14 days preceding it....



There is a convincing case to support rolling out booster COVID-19 vaccines for some people with impaired immune systems to help optimise antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, scientists said. The comments followed results from a study that suggested that a significant proportion of clinically at-risk patient...


(Refiles to add missing letter in 9th paragraph) By Robin Respaut and Chad Terhune Aug 24 (Reuters) - The number of young people with the most prevalent form of diabetes nearly doubled in the United States from 2001 to 2017, according to a study published on Tuesday. The findings showed that the ra...


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People queue to receive a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the Central Middlesex Hospital in London, Britain, August 1, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/Files Within 5-6 mths, effectiveness of Pfizer shot fell to 74%-study Effectiveness of AstraZeneca shot fell to 67% after 4-5 mths L...


Latest COVID-19 cases and vaccination data for Maine(WABI TV) Maine (WABI) - 4,141 new coronavirus vaccinations given out in Maine according to the state’s vaccination dashboard. 62.26% of Mainers are now fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, two more people died with the virus. One from Franklin...


DANVILLE, Pa. – Today, 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic and facing another surge in infections, hospitalizations and deaths, Geisinger is announcing all employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15. Rooted in values for safety and high-quality care, the decision r...


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FARGO — Sanford Health’s projections for the delta-driven surge of the coronavirus suggest the building wave could place area hospitals under strains similar to those that overwhelmed medical centers in states like Louisiana and Florida. Recently, Sanford’s Fargo hospitals have been operating at or...


FARGO — Sanford Health’s projections for the delta-driven surge of the coronavirus suggest the building wave could place area hospitals under strains similar to those that overwhelmed medical centers in states like Louisiana and Florida. Recently, Sanford’s Fargo hospitals have been operating at or...


A health worker prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Credit... Luisa Gonzalez/Reuters Aug. 27, 2021 The largest published study to date of certain post-vaccine side effects found that people were at slightly higher than normal r...


A collaborative study with MGH shows that cutting down on sugar in packaged foods could lead to improved health. Mathilde Langevin/Unsplash A new health and economic model clearly shows why it’s imperative that food manufacturers reduce the amount of added sugar in their produ...


Press release from the Humboldt County Public Health Division: Six Humboldt County residents have died as a result of COVID-19, including one person in their 30s, two in their 50s, one in their 60s and two over the age of 80. Ten COVID-related deaths have been reported in the county this week....


A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ No, COVID-19 vaccine deaths do not outnumber virus deaths CLAIM:...


HOUSTON -- As Michelle Tate unpacked boxes to start her new life with her husband, Todd, and 7-year-old daughter, Morgan, in Texas, she began to feel increasingly fatigued and ill. "I had been suffering for about two weeks, and I just kept buying over-the-counter medicine," Tate told ABC News. An...


A person was transported by helicopter to a MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines after a crash on Highway 65/69 and Trail Ridge Avenue in Indianola shortly before 8 a.m Friday. A 2018 Kenworth dump truck driven by 47-year-old Jason Verba of Indianola was travelling through the intersection...


Abstract Background The role of direct oral anticoagulants as compared with vitamin K antagonists for atrial fibrillation after successful transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) has not been well studied. Methods We conducted a multicenter, prospective, randomized, open-label, adjudicator-...


On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay water utility announced a rather bizarre side effect of Florida’s out-of-control Covid surge: It wasn’t getting enough deliveries of liquid oxygen to treat its water. More than 17,000 Covid patients—who require supplemental oxygen to stay alive—are now hospitalized ac...


Milo Yiannopoulos guest-hosting the TruNews showPhoto: Screenshot/Right Wing Watch Ex-gay white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos has COVID-19. He’s apparently injecting himself with Ivermectin, a medication used for livestock and human ailments. Right Wing Watch recently posted images from Yi...


Abstract Background The role of direct oral anticoagulants as compared with vitamin K antagonists for atrial fibrillation after successful transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) has not been well studied. Methods We conducted a multicenter, prospective, randomized, open-label, adjudicator-...


The vaccines that have been authorized for emergency use in the United States so far use two different types of technology: messenger RNA (mRNA) adenovirus vector Let’s break down how each vaccine uses one of these two technologies to help promote immunity against the coronavirus. Check out...


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If one of the first things you do each day is pour yourself a cup of something that helps you wake up, now you might have one more reason to keep up your routine. A new study that looked at the diet habits of nearly 469,000 people found that one particular beverage helped reduce the risk of early...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The delta variant, which is more contagious and more severe than the original coronavirus, is the dominant virus in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene says 98.53% of samples it tested from COVID-19 cases the week of August 9 were the delta variant. And so...


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - In July 2020, WCTV reported at the peak of the COVID pandemic, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s COVID unit had 68 patients. Fast forward to March 2021, when WCTV reported that TMH was not caring for a single COVID patient. But just five months later, our community is dea...


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - More than half of all the COVID-19 cases reported in a statewide, voluntary survey on the spread of the coronavirus in South Carolina were asymptomatic. “South Carolina Strong” is a months-long project conducted by the University of South Carolina and DHEC that aims to f...


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A high school in Colorado Springs is transitioning to remote learning. D-49 made the announcement for Vista Ridge on Tuesday. Vista Ridge is located on the northeast side of Colorado Springs just east of Powers Boulevard and north of Dublin Boulevard. A letter wen...


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has frequently updated its face mask guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals as circumstances around the pandemic continue to change. An increasing number of Americans are getting their first or second dose of a Covid vaccine every day, but c...


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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A St. Petersburg Police officer, who spent 18 years on the force, was laid to rest Tuesday. Ofc. Michael Weiskopf died last week after battling COVID-19. His widow, Karen, spoke openly at his funeral service about her husband’s decision to hold off on getting the vaccine an...


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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — For more than two months, Nevada has seen concerning COVID-19 trends. Both the test positivity rate and daily COVID-19 cases have been increasing. But lately, those trends have turned around. Ever since the discovery of the Delta variant in Nevada in mid-June, the state's daily...


A long line formed Monday morning outside of the COVID testing trail behind Aspen City Hall. Carolyn Sackariason / The Aspen Times A few of Aspen’s elected officials are sounding the alarm bell on the surge of COVID-19 in the community, which is experiencing a high rate of virus transmiss...


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Tuolumne Public Health reports one death due to COVID-19, a man in his 60s. There have been 7 Tuolumne County COVID-19 deaths since last Friday’s report. There are 39 new community cases reported today and 278 active community cases including 13 who are hospitalized. The total current case...


The Delta variant has people reconsidering how — and if — they should travel.  Health experts say individuals should weigh the risks against how they value the experience. For me, cruising is fun but not my ideal way to travel, so I've decided it's not worth the risk. Loading Something is loa...


Active COVID-19 cases skyrocket in North Dakota as state reports 2 deaths  INFORUMArizona reports 3,424 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths Saturday  KTAR.comHealth Department provides COVID-19 numbers  JC PostCOVID-19 cases reported continue to rise for 4th straight day...


There is perhaps no time more urgent to learn from one of fascism's former foot soldiers. Christian Picciolini became a neo-Nazi as a teenager in the working class Chicago suburb of Blue Island in the late 1980s. As the leader of the Chicago Area Skinheads (CASH) and singer in the white-power rock...


World | Some Americans ignore warnings against using ivermectin to treat Covid. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/04/world/ivermectin-health-experts.html Highly concentrated veterinary ivermectin has been flying off the shelves of U.S. supply store...


A newly discovered antibody was able to neutralize not only all strains of COVID-19, but other coronaviruses known to cause respiratory infections in humans — a potential silver bullet for a whole class of deadly, flu-like viruses. Mutant viruses: As viruses spread, they undergo tiny genetic muta...


Masks have been politicized by some and derided by others throughout the pandemic. At the beginning of the pandemic, U.S. public health officials advised the public not to wear masks, in order to save then-scarce personal protective equipment for frontline workers. They quickly reversed their positi...


Sept 5 (Reuters) - Nurse Chris Prott's knees jump, his heart races, his mouth goes dry and his mind floods with dark memories when he talks about working in the Milwaukee VA Medical Center's intensive care unit (ICU) during pandemic surges. Prott shares a struggle common to many of the military v...


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PORT ANGELES — An estimated 200 to 300 anti-vaccine-mandate protesters rallied outside the Clallam County Courthouse on Friday morning before dozens entered the lobby, intent on confronting Dr. Allison Berry, the health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties. Law enforcement personnel blocked...


BANGKOK (AP) — For two months, carpenter Tun Nye hasn’t been able to send any money home to his parents in Myanmar to help them care for his 11-year-old son, after authorities in Thailand shut down his construction site over coronavirus concerns. No work has meant no income for him or his wife, who...


Credit: CC0 Public Domain An avocado a day could help redistribute belly fat in women toward a healthier profile, according to a new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and collaborators. One hundred and five adults with overweight and obesity participated in a randomi...


News Release Monday, September 6, 2021 Illustration of lungs made up of DNA sequences. A magnifying glass hovers over a portion of a DNA sequence showing a mutational change. National Cancer Institute A genomic analysis of lung cancer in people with no history of smoking h...


Fotointeresantes, CC license A personalized, mRNA vaccine, given to patients with particular kinds of aggressive cancers could leverage the immune system of the patient to kill the cancer on its own, and in doing so usher in a new epoch of cancer treatment. Messenger RNA (ribonucleic acid) vacc...


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Coronavirus cases are showing new signs of slowing across many parts of the state, led by improvements in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, while other areas of rural Northern California and the Central Valley continue to struggle with much higher rates of hospitalizations, acco...


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Dr. Ashish K. Jha, dean of the Brown School of Public Heath, penned a column in the Washington Post explaining how important the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota was in understanding the power of the delta variant. Thus far, the infection numbers have increased more than 600 percen...


Coronavirus cases are showing new signs of slowing across many parts of the state, led by improvements in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, while other areas of rural Northern California and the Central Valley continue to struggle with much higher rates of hospitalizations, acco...


Sept. 7, 2021 -- A large, real-world test of face masks in Bangladesh shows that masks reduce community spread of COVID-19. It also shows that surgical masks are more effective than cloth face coverings. The study demonstrates the power of careful investigation and offers a host of lessons abou...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports the spread of COVID-19 remains very high in 56 counties (updated number) and high in the other 16. But in positive news, the DHS says the virus’s spread shows “no significant change” over the past two weeks. Between Augu...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports the spread of COVID-19 remains very high in 56 counties (updated number) and high in the other 16. But in positive news, the DHS says the virus’s spread shows “no significant change” over the past two weeks. Between Augu...


The Hamilton County Health Department reported six more deaths from the coronavirus and 625 new positive cases on Wednesday. The case number is up from 552 the day before. The total cases in the county now stands at 57,267. This is the third highest number of new cases in one day.  The death tot...


To prevent or treat COVID-19, would you consider using a drug labeled "for oral use in horses only"?  How about one whose creation, for human beings, won a Nobel Prize? Both drugs are ivermectin.  So perhaps it’s no wonder that debate continues to swirl about whether ivermectin, for the coronavirus,...


MADISON (WKOW) -- The Department of Labor is drafting a rule that will require every company with at least 100 employees to require those employees to get vaccinated or be tested weekly for COVID-19. Even though the details of the plan aren't finalized, Wisconsin business leaders are already prepar...


Coronavirus The latest surge driven by the highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 has put the state on a trajectory for a harsh fall. North Dakota has close to 1,000 more active cases now than it did at the same time last year. × A coronavirus graphic. Courtesy...


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A new COVID-19 variant is making its way across the U.S., but Nebraska is the only state yet to report a case of the mu variant. “Undoubtedly, we have this variant in Nebraska, even though it hasn’t been formally defined,” said Dr. Mark Rupp of Nebraska Medicine. The mu vari...


Coronavirus testing has remained a struggle in Utah this week, with patients reporting long lines at test sites, days of waiting for results, and frustration with finding a way to get tested in the first place. “Our availability of testing right now leaves something to be desired,” Dr. Brandon Webb...


There’s a new TikTok trend that doesn’t involve milk crates or dancing. Some women are removing their IUDs and sharing videos of it on TikTok and YouTube. The thought of grabbing the IUD strings and yanking the medical device through the cervix might cause many to cringe, but some wonder if it’s a...


SF schools report no COVID outbreaks, even as delta overwhelms districts elsewhere  San Francisco ChronicleCOVID-19 data: Cases among SF children are low, schools remain safe  KRON4San Francisco Unified Reports Zero COVID-19 Outbreaks, Case Transmissions  NBC Bay AreaDa...


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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Several hundred people line up every morning, starting before dawn, on a grassy area outside Nairobi’s largest hospital hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Sometimes the line moves smoothly, while on other days, the staff tells them there’s nothing available, and they should c...


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How many steps a day should you take? Study finds 7,000 can go a long way  NBC NewsHow many steps a day should you take? Study finds 7000 can go a long way towards better health  7NEWS.com.auWondering how many steps per day benefits your health? This is what a new study says&nbsp...


The test results that hot day in early August shouldn't have surprised me — all the symptoms were there. A few days earlier, fatigue had enveloped me like a weighted blanket. I chalked it up to my weekend of travel. Next, a headache clamped down on the back of my skull. Then my eyeballs started t...


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Covid Vaccine Efficacy Numbers, Explained Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Sound On Created with sketchtool. 0:00 / 6:00 0:00 Covid Vaccine Efficacy Numbers, Explained Recent studies have shown that the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccine...


Vermont has the highest percentage of its population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the CDC's COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration data tracker. The CDC's data tracker compiles data from healthcare facilities and public health authorities. It updates daily to report the...


Alaska News By Zaz Hollander Updated: 8 hours ago Published: 12 hours ago Alaska reported yet another record for hospitalizations in people with COVID-19 through the weekend and one virus-related death as a weekslong surge linked to the highly infectious delta variant continued. Fai...


Tuolumne Public Health reports two deaths due to COVID-19 a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s. There are 72 new COVID-19 cases since Friday’s report and 235 active cases including 12 who are hospitalized and one is a Sierra Conservation inmate case. The total current case rate, a 14-da...


When you shop through retailer links on our site, we may earn affiliate commissions. 100% of the fees we collect are used to support our nonprofit mission. Learn more. Photo: John Walsh/Consumer Reports For many Americans, eating bread may feel like a guilty pleasure. They wo...


In this summer's Delta variant surge, California has succeeded in being one of just three states to no longer be in the "high" transmission category for COVID-19, along with Vermont and Connecticut. Much like the California Department of Public Health's former color-tier categorizations, the...


Aleksandar Bojkovic/500px Vitamin D has been linked to reducing your risk of colorectal (or colon) cancer, according to new research in the journal Gastroenterology. Foods high in vitamin D include salmon, cheese, fortified dairy products, beef liver, and egg yolks. While si...


COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, the coronavirus may never entirely disappear from our midst. Instead, scientists hope the virus that causes COVID-19 becomes a mild seaso...


In recent months, some European airlines have banned the use of cloth face coverings to control the spread of the coronavirus during air travel, instead favoring surgical masks — sometimes referred to as medical or disposable — and N95 respirators. It’s another salvo in the debate over the effective...


(WOWT) - Below are today’s vaccination updates as well as data reports on new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported by health officials across Nebraska and Iowa. No updates were published over the weekend. Keep scrolling to find helpful links and other information, including phone numbers to...


Oregon reports 25 more COVID-19 deaths over weekend, 3 from CO; 3,359 new cases  KTVZZero ICU beds available in Linn and Benton counties  Albany Democrat HeraldOregon reports 3,359 new COVID-19 cases, 25 new deaths  KGW.comOregon reports 25 COVID deaths over weekend&nbs...


Imai et al. (1) have characterized yet another variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for COVID-19, this one originating in Brazil. The good news is that it appears that vaccines currently available are still expected to provide protection aga...


“I am not afraid,” Nadia Chaudhri reassured her social media followers recently. “I’m surrounded by love and ready for the pain to end.” The 44-year-old psychology professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, is receiving palliative care at a local medical center after being diagnosed wit...


After receiving a vaccination shot, it’s likely that we’ll feel some side-effects. These can range from merely a sore arm to swollen lymph nodes and even a fever. Which side-effects to expect depend on the exact vaccine, with each type and variant coming with its own list of common side-effects. Ea...


SAN JOSE, Calif. (KPIX) - A veteran police officer from San Jose, California, is hanging up his badge over the requirement that all city employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Sgt. David Gutierrez has been a police officer for almost 29 years, but he decided to end his long and successfu...



JEFFERSON COUNTY, New York (WWNY) - A disease that’s killing deer in New York state has spread to southern Jefferson County. It’s called Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, or EHD, and it’s transmitted to deer through the bites of midges, small insects sometimes called no-see-ums or ‘punkies.’ This y...


NEW YORK — A new study of Texas prison inmates provides more evidence that coronavirus can spread even in groups where most people are vaccinated. A COVID-19 outbreak at a federal prison in July and August infected 172 male inmates in two prison housing units, according to a Centers for Disease C...


Infants have an average of 10 times the concentration of a type of microplastic in their poop than adults, a pilot study released Wednesday found. The research, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters, follows previous studies reflecting the ubiquity of microplastics—...


This story was produced in partnership with Coda Story. BURGSTÄDT, Germany—Björn Höcke, an influential state-level leader for the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland, took the stage at a campaign event in the small city of Burgstädt in Saxony ahead of this weekend’s election. He began hi...


A West Side mother of eight children died Tuesday after 10 days of hospitalization with COVID-19. In her absence, friends hope they can comfort her family. Amber Feltner was 37. “It's just heartbreaking,” said Abby Glenn, a family friend whose daughter attends the School for Creative and Perform...


A healthcare worker walks down stairs at the Kings Park townhouse complex locked down in response to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Melbourne, Australia, June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Australia passes 50% double-dose vaccine mark Two million doses administered in a...


County COVID-19 metrics show positive trends, emphasize need to continue protective measures NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s COVID-19 percent positivity rate and hospitalizations have decreased slightly over the past few weeks, showing early indicators that the severity of COVID-1...


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - On Thursday, the South Carolina Department for Health and Environmental Control reported 3,165 total cases (2,202 confirmed, 963 probable) along with 44 deaths (39 confirmed, 5 probable). Those numbers are accurate as of September 21. EXCLUSIVE: An inside look at the C...


Minnesotans seeking Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots might get them quicker at pharmacies than at large health care systems, state health officials said Friday. Up to 1 million Minnesotans are expected to become eligible for the Pfizer booster once six months have passed since they received th...


Conventional wisdom (and your smartwatch) suggests that working out will help you burn a few more calories. But new research suggests it's not exactly that simple. © Provided by Shape AdobeStock The study published in Current Biology found that, if you exercise, your body may actually bu...


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Slide 1 of 8: Since high cholesterol has no symptoms, you may be putting yourself at risk without even realizing it. "Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but...


US booster shots start, even as millions remain unprotected  Associated PressPfizer CEO pushes back against former CDC head over vaccine IP rights  Fox Business'The writing is on the wall. Why can't they read it?': Teens aren't getting the Covid-19 vaccine even at clinics meant f...


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Black residents have the highest rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations among all racial and ethnic groups in Los Angeles County, new data show, a troubling disparity even as hospitalization rates for all groups have stabilized or started to decline. The pandemic has amplified longtime inequities in...


Image by Victor Tangermann Researchers are developing a pill they say might allow people to treat their COVID-19 while limiting its transmission to others — and it might be ready by the end of the year.  Three antiviral treatments for the disease are currently undergoing clinical trials, acc...


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New research reveals that one in 10 children consume no produce on a regular basis at all, which can impact mental well-being more than family problems at home. NORFOLK, England — Children who eat more fruits and vegetables tend to have sharper minds, according to new research. In a recent study,...


LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced on Monday that 75 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County, bringing the community total to 38,475. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 284. Lab-confirmed cases reporte...


LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced on Monday that 75 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County, bringing the community total to 38,475. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 284. Lab-confirmed cases reporte...


By Staff Report | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Saved to `My Liked Photos` HHP/Andrew Coppley 1 of 9 View Fullscreen Alongside dozens of pink shirt-wearing breast cancer survivors, NASCAR drivers Kurt Busch and Daniel Hemric joined officials from Charlotte Motor Speedway and B...


*Includes 22 hospitalizations in pediatric beds. **The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals. The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order R...


iStockphoto / nito100 A new study suggests that people who are unable to fit into the jeans they wore when they were 21-years-old are at risk of developing diabetes The same study found that people who can’t fit into those jeans but then reduct their BMI by losing a significant amou...


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Ahmed Badran and colleagues at Scripps Research have supplemented the synthetic biology toolkit to streamline investigations into genetic code expansion. Credit: Scripps Research One of modern biologists' most ambitious goals is to learn how to expand or otherwise modify the genetic code...


Public Health reports 62 deaths in September, death rate trends younger in unvaccinated population NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of four deaths of residents over the past week, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county to 267...


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of clinics pushing unproven stem cell procedures caught a big break from the U.S. government in 2017: They would have three years to show that their questionable treatments were safe and worked before regulators started cracking down. But when the Food and Drug Administra...



MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - More than 8,000 people have died in Wisconsin from the COVID-19 virus or COVID complications. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) raised the COVID-19 toll to 8,009 on Friday. It’s 12 more deaths reported since Thursday; the state says 11 of them happened in th...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - Wisconsin health officials added 18 more people to COVID-19′s death toll, raising it to 7,997. Wisconsin is averaging 16 COVID-19 deaths every day over the past week, all but assuring we’ll hit the undesirable milestone of 8,000 deaths on Friday. That’s 1.1% of all coronavi...


When Charlotte’s autistic friend suggested to her that she too could be on the spectrum, she laughed it off at first. “I completely thought she was mad,” she says now, a year after her diagnosis at the age of 30. “I thought that I can’t be autistic, I really care about people. It’s really embarra...


The graph below depicts average weekly case rates in unvaccinated and fully vaccinated local residents.  As the graph illustrates, case numbers continue to decline in both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents, though the case rates for both groups remain high. The seven-day average case rate for f...


Two Jefferson County residents — a man in his 70s and a woman in her 60s — have died from COVID-19, the Peninsula health officer said. The recent deaths bring Jefferson County’s total to 15 and the two-county North Olympic Peninsula to 65. Clallam County has recorded 50 deaths due to COVID-19 sinc...


Six months after receiving the second dose of the two-shot vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, many recipients no longer have vaccine-induced antibodies that can immediately neutralize worrisome variants of the coronavirus, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed blood samples from 46 healt...


When Charlotte’s autistic friend suggested to her that she too could be on the spectrum, she laughed it off at first. “I completely thought she was mad,” she says now, a year after her diagnosis at the age of 30. “I thought that I can’t be autistic, I really care about people. It’s really embarra...


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(CNN)Is falling asleep when your head hits the pillow what you're dreaming of? A fast fall into the land of nod may seem like nirvana, but it's not a sign of a healthy sleeper. "The well-rested person does not fall asleep immediately," said sleep specialist Rebecca Robbins, an instructor in the...


The cost of similar Covid-19 treatments can vary by tens of thousands of dollars a patient, even within the same hospital, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of pricing data that indicates pandemic care hasn’t escaped the complex economics of the U.S. health system. One kind of patient, wi...


COVID-19 continues to show signs of retreat in the Bay Area, even though public health officials will continue to cautiously tell us "we aren't out of the woods" probably for a few months more. And UCSF's Dr. Monica Gandhi has penned a piece explaining what the next few months and years may l...


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Think of some of the weight loss habits that work best for your daily life. You may be someone who counts macros, focuses on getting a lot of sleep, or follows a regular exercise routine. Whatever it is that you do, it's about finding what works best for you and your own personal goals. © P...


For the first time on Tuesday, Los Angeles County’s top public health official publicly entertained at length the possibility of lifting the region’s mask mandate, at least in part. “With lower transmission and with more people vaccinated we are hopeful that we will be able to lift the mask mandate...


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Alzheimer's: The heretical and hopeful role of infection (Image credit: Getty Images) What if dormant microbes trigger the onset of Alzheimer's? It's a theory that could have profound implications for prevention of the disease, writes David Robson. I It is more...


(Update: More details from St. Charles spokeswoman, Absalon says 56 deaths in region last month) Starting Oct. 18, unvaccinated visitors allowed only under 'extraordinary circumstances' BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- To further protect its patients and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Charles...


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Skip to content Mary J. Blige is encouraging her female fans to take getting screened for cancer seriously. During a recent event, she spoke about a family member who died from cancer. Mary J. Blige is leading a new breast cancer campaign aimed at black Americans after confessing s...


Dondre Mills Jr. (l), Amaya Bryant (top right), and Dorcase Dolcin (bottom right), were among the 11 children who died in the viral outbreak. (Photos courtesy of the families) Thirteen families — including seven whose children died — have reached a $6.2 million settlement with the fo...


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The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook Hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine or only received one of two doses as the Defense Department's first vaccine mandate deadlines approach. For active-duty service members, 90% of the Navy are fully vac...


COVID symptoms might not go away for people over 40 years old  Deseret NewsCOVID-19 loss of smell will affect whole generation - TODAY  TODAYVitamin A nasal drops to treat post-COVID-19 smell loss: key points  Gulf NewsVitamin A nasal drops to treat post-COVID-19 smell...


New treatment destroys head and neck cancer tumours in trial  The GuardianNew cancer treatment wipes out tumours in terminally ill  WIONNew cancer treatment can destroy tumours and may help people live longer, study finds  Daily MailImmunotherapy combination could be al...


Unvaccinated people have an up to 97% reduced risk of contracting COVID-19 as more of their family members gain immunity through vaccination or infection, study finds Having vaccinated people in a person's family can significantly reduce their likelihood of contracting Covid, a new study finds...


Families of kids who fell victim to a 2018 virus outbreak at a medical facility in New Jersey recently reached a $6 million settlement with its former owners, according to a new report. After filing a lawsuit in 2020, the 13 families of children who either died or became severely ill from an adeno...


The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is monitoring an outbreak of at least six cases of shigellosis in individuals experiencing homelessness since Sept. 30, 2021. The cases were found after the individuals were hospitalized. They are expected to recover. The County has notif...


Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research shows that the rates of survival, functional recovery, and post-operative delirium are similar for patients whether they underwent general anesthesia or spinal anesthesia for hip fracture surgery. This work, from the largest randomized study ever con...


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New treatment destroys head and neck cancer tumours in trial  The GuardianNew cancer treatment wipes out tumours in terminally ill  WIONNew cancer treatment destroys head and neck tumours in terminally ill patients, trial finds  iNewsImmunotherapy combination could be a...


A family took their kids to get flu shots. They say Walgreens mistakenly gave them adult doses of the COVID vaccine instead  Yahoo! VoicesCleveland Clinic will stop performing organ transplants for unvaccinated people  Daily MailWestern Pennsylvania hospitals won’t deny organ tra...


Summary In a letter to parents, the health and education secretaries have urged adults to persuade their children to get vaccinated Sajid Javid and Nadhim Zahawi say getting jabbed is "one of the best things young people can do to protect themselves and those around them" As of 04:00 BST, t...


Adults 60 or older should not necessarily take a daily aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, according to a draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The government-backed panel of independent experts is revising several key guidelines and warning that, for some...


New cancer treatment can destroy tumours and may help people live longer, study finds  Daily MailNew cancer treatment creates best "overall survival ever"  Open Access GovernmentNew cancer treatment wipes out tumours in terminally ill  WIONCancer breakthrough as 'amazin...


Medical Examiner A new use of a familiar—and coveted—drug might be our ticket out. Illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo Read a partner piece in Slate about what life is like for immunocompromised people who haven’t gotten good immune responses from their vaccines. Allen from Dall...


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People with substance abuse disorders might be at a higher risk for COVID-19 breakthrough infections, according to a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The study — published in World Psychiatry — analyzed health records for more than 580,000 fully vaccinated people in the U.S....


Cholesterol, which is produced in the liver, has many important health functions, such as keeping the walls of your cells flexible and assisting in the manufacture of hormones. But according to Healthline, too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to clogged arteries, strokes, heart attacks and ki...



CDC Community Transmission Levels by County Calaveras County Public Health reports four new deaths due to COVID-19; two men in their 60s, a woman in her 70s, and a woman in her 90s. There are 20 new covid cases since the last report on Friday. Active cases decreased by three to 36, inclu...


by Maggi Marshall Tuesday, October 12th 2021 File photo of a sign of an open sign at a restaurant. (KATU Photo) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — The Roanoke health district is seeing more fallout from the Hepatitis A exposure at a restaurant earlier this month. Officials state that the exposure h...


When kids at Phil Stamper’s middle school got in trouble, their names were written on the chalkboard. Stamper aimed to never have his name go up there — his mom was the school janitor, and she would be the one to erase it at the end of the day.  His relationship with school was paradoxical at t...


Large eddy simulation model representing the evolution of a cough jet. Credit: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Wind blowing in the same direction as a cough can increase viral transmission. As the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread across the Uni...


News World Americas Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is not yet authorised for children below 12 Related: Here’s how to register for a Covid-19 vaccine at Walgreens A couple in Indiana has alleged that a Walgreens pharmacy gave their children Covid-19 shots instead of the flu jabs that they ha...


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Clinical signs of leprosy in an adult male chimpanzee named Woodstock can be seen along his face, hands, and scrotum. Image: Hockings, et al/Nature An ancient disease in humans seems to have jumped the species barrier to one of our closest primate cousins. On Wednesday, researche...



COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - On Wednesday, the South Carolina Department for Health and Environmental Control reported 893 total cases (546 confirmed, 347 probable) along with 40 deaths (38 confirmed, 2 probable). Those numbers are accurate as of October 13. On Tuesday, the South Carolina Departm...


Vaccines and the prospect of effective, easy-to-administer therapeutics are gradually moving us out of the crisis phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Infection rates have fallen dramatically, and hospitalizations and deaths are on their way down as well. With luck, we’ve seen the worst of a tragic two...


Moderna Stock Rises After an Upgrade. This Analyst Says It’s Time to Buy.  Barron'sFrom Covid to cancer: High hopes for 'versatile' mRNA  Yahoo NewsPfizer's Next mRNA Vaccine Candidate Goes Beyond COVID-19  Motley FoolModerna extends gains, gets Piper upgrade on booster...


Steve Cone, 71, of Falls Church, enjoys spending time with his grandchildren Blair, 6, and Jackson, 9. Courtesy Steven Cone Steve Cone, 71, of Falls Church, said he’s declined to have reconstructive surgery after his two bouts with breast cancer. Courtesy Steve Cone...


Woman denied liver transplant because of COVID-19 vaccine refusal  Business InsiderWoman denied liver transplant because she refuses Covid vaccine  The IndependentCleveland Clinic denies woman liver transplant over COVID-19 vaccine refusal  WGN TV ChicagoCleveland Clini...


LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Broken hearts are usually the stuff of poetry and love songs, but “broken heart syndrome” is quite real. Usually triggered by intense stress or personal loss, this condition can result in long-term heart injury and impaired heart function. Even worse, researchers from Cedars-...


SANTA CRUZ — Another Santa Cruz County resident has lost their lives due to the complications of the COVID-19 virus, the region’s Health Services Agency announced in a statement on Thursday afternoon. The deceased was a Latino man in his early 50s with more than one underlying health condition....


Oct. 15, 2021 11:04 am ET Order Reprints Print Article The news early this month that Merck‘s oral Covid-19 antiviral had cut hospitalizations in half in a trial kneecapped the stocks of other biopharma firms that sell monoclonal antibody treatments for the disease. Those mo...


BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) --Sunscreen that includes zinc oxide, a common ingredient, has been found to lose much of its effectiveness and becomes toxic after two hours of exposure to ultraviolet radiation, according to a study that included Oregon State University scientists. The OSU study was meant to que...


It took four years for Nikki Cox to grow her hair back to its original length after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. During those years, Cox, a 35-year-old from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, was reminded of her battle every day when she looked in the mirror, tied on a sc...


People with high blood pressure who used a smartphone app and at-home monitor were able to drive down their blood pressure, a new study showed. The program, called Hello Heart, lets people track their blood pressure, weight, and physical activity and offers tips on how to manage blood pressure. Aro...


Q uestion: My granddaughter works in a job that has her dealing with different people all day face to face. She is what I would call a front-line worker but not a nurse or anything like that. Unfortunately, she is also quite a bit overweight. She got the two shots of Pfizer a long time ago and wea...


The #1 Food Putting You At Risk of Heart Disease, Says Science | Eat This Not That  Eat This, Not ThatHigh cholesterol: The hot drink to make at home that ‘significantly’ lowers cholesterol  Daily ExpressThe #1 Food Putting You At Risk of Heart Disease  msnNOWHigh chole...


Editor's note: Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt is a urologist and robotic surgeon with Orlando Health and president of the Florida Urological Society. (CNN)"Wait ... can men really get urinary infections? Is this fake news?" This was one of the messages I received over the past 24 hours. Yes, men...


WANTAGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A cluster of 10 people in one Long Island neighborhood have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. Medical teams are looking for where the mist or vapor containing the bacteria is coming from. READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lowe...


When Julie McAllister found the lump while breastfeeding her son, she suspected it was just a blocked milk duct. After learning it was a rare type of triple negative breast cancer and that she was BRCA positive, the then 36-year-old was stunned. Having a mastectomy and a hysterectomy would reduce h...


How hard are we trying to solve Mass. and Cass when every night there are empty detox beds?  BetaBostonBoston health officials confirm single case of bacterial disease spread through rodent urine  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsHours on end at the most woeful corner of...


A Virginia husband and wife in their 40s died of COVID-19 this month, leaving four children without parents. Their relatives had urged them to get vaccinated against the virus but they refused. The family now wants to try to help others. Kevin and Misty Mitchem met in high school and married 17 ye...


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Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain No aspect of SARS-CoV-2 infection has been more startling—or problematic—than the elevated risk for blood clotting, a concern that throughout the pandemic has been associated with severe COVID-19, frequently characterized by clotting events that have led...


The #1 Food Putting You At Risk of Heart Disease, Says Science | Eat This Not That  Eat This, Not ThatHigh cholesterol: Seven ways to prevent it - they are not all diet or exercise  ExpressThe #1 Food Putting You At Risk of Heart Disease  msnNOWIs YOUR cholesterol too h...


The Department of Veterans Affairs and Tricare are notifying patients of a worldwide recall on certain machines used to treat sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Patients suffering from sleep apnea often sno...


(Laura Olivas/Getty Images) Sunscreens that are safe and effective on their own might not work as well when mixed together. In certain combinations, new research suggests they might even create toxic byproducts. Zinc oxide is increasingly marketed as a safe, 'chemical-free' alternative to oth...



Health officials investigating cluster of rare Legionnaires' disease cases in New York  CBS NewsN.Y. health officials investigating cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases  Yahoo NewsAt Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak  CBS New YorkEquipment che...


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Cases of psychosis have soared over the past two years in England as an increasing number of people experience hallucinations and delusional thinking amid the stresses of the Covid-19 pandemic. There was a 75% increase in the number of people referred to mental health services for their first susp...


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Few subjects are as misunderstood as women, food and hormones. Like so many women, I lost the ability to manage my weight easily in my 30s. Looking back, this was probably caused by a combination of toxic stress, the demands of motherhood and getting older. But the experience inspired me to shift m...


(Kaiser Health News)Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often feels devalued when interacting with health care providers. There was the time several years ago when she told an emergency room doctor that the antibi...


The Food Compass nutrient profiling system, developed by researchers at the Friedman School at Tufts, incorporates cutting-edge science on how characteristics of more than 8,000 foods positively or negatively impact health. Credit: Tufts University New nutrient profiling system, most comp...



By Matt Murray Peter Shuttleworth BBC News Media caption, Mark and Pat James say they were both lucky to catch the symptoms early. Pat and Mark James know they are a lucky couple. Both have survived breast cancer. Grandmother Pat's diagnosis perhaps is not so unusual as it is...


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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's top doctor, Allison Arwady, said she is hopeful that the city's indoor mask mandate can be dropped before the end of the year. Dr. Arwady spoke about the mandate while getting a flu shot and COVID booster at Kennedy King College Saturday morning. RELATED: CDC update...


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Kayleigh McEnany, former White House press secretary for the Trump administration, has detailed how she received a double mastectomy after discovering she had a genetic mutation that increased the risk of breast cancer. McEnany, co-host on Fox News show Outnumbered, has spoken previously about her...


O ne day last December, 101,000 chickens at a gigantic farm near the city of Astrakhan in southern Russia started to collapse and die. Tests by the state research centre showed that a relatively new strain of lethal avian flu known as H5N8 was circulating, and within days 900,000 birds at the V...


By West Kentucky Star Staff Oct. 18, 2021 | 07:01 AM | WESTERN KENTUCKY The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is warning Kentuckians of an E. coli outbreak. Ten Kentuckians recently tested positive with a strain of E. coli. The reported cases mainly include adults, with many o...


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Clinical tests for women after a FIRST miscarriage: NHS trusts are urged to ditch 'rule of three' to prevent patients from losing more babies Women who suffer a miscarriage will be offered help earlier under proposed new guidelines Updated rules mean women can get support after a first miscarr...


Share on Pinterest When it comes to diabetes, nongenetic risk factors are important. Dominik Wiesrecker/EyeEm/Getty Images A recent study investigated the effects of good cardiovascular health (CVH) in preventing type 2 diabetes (T2D) among middle-aged individuals. The r...


An Ohio woman who refuses to get the COVID-19 vaccine for religious and medical reasons was denied a life-saving transplant because she refuses to get the shot, but the hospital says she needs it as the transplant would weaken her immune system. Michelle Vitullo, 65, has been going to the Cleveland...


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By Doug Faulkner BBC News Image source, PA Media Downing Street says it is "keeping a very close eye" on rising Covid cases - but the cabinet has not yet discussed rolling out its Plan B to control coronavirus in England this winter. Daily cases have been above 40,000 for s...


Explaining the world, daily The Economist explains Deforestation and intensive farming are linked to outbreaks of zoonotic pathogens THE WORLD’S monitored populations of wild animals have decreased by an average of 68% in the past 50 years, according to the Worldwide Fund...


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Pa. Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, who beat breast cancer, now wants to help other women  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.USA Olympian encourages routine mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month  Fox NewsLocal health officals encourage people to get cancer screening before it...


Cases by Episode Date, Purple is positive cases identified after October 12 Tuolumne County Public Health reports three new COVID-19 deaths, a man in his 30s, and woman and man in their 90s. There are 63 new COVID-19 cases since Friday’s report, there are 164 active cases including 11 wh...


For the millions of people who have had the COVID-19 infection and recovered, questions remain about the level of immunity from the virus and how long that protection could last. Read more trending news And the same questions are being posed by the more than 189 million Americans who have bee...


The clock is ticking for service members to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as all of the services have set deadlines before the end of the year for active-duty and most reserve troops. Fewer than 10 percent of the active-duty force, and 30 percent of the total force, remain completely unvaccinated....


Fasting May Offer Health Benefits Beyond Dieting, Experiment in Mice Suggests  ScienceAlertCan fasting be good for you? Two studies reveal how it changes the body  InverseStudy: Fasting, not calorie count, boosts lifespan in mice  Malay MailFasting could be more benefic...


Photo: Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP (Getty Images) For pregnant people, the coronavirus pandemic has been a time of stress and uncertainty—and unfortunately, that anxiety wasn’t lessened much by the approval of the covid-19 vaccine. Due to the long-standing tradition of excluding people...


Another person in mainland China has tested positive for H5N6 bird flu, adding to a recent spike in isolated cases that has worried some researchers who have called for increased surveillance. The Hong Kong Health Department said in a statement on Monday that it was notified about a 60-year-old wom...


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