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Which Foods Cause Bloating Which Foods Cause Bloating? Australia Deports Novak Djokovic: Why Covid-19 Positive Tests Do Not Equal Vaccination On Sunday, Australia’s federal court upheld the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa.

Ivermectin For Covid-19 Cost Medicare, U.S. Insurers Nearly $2.5 Million A Week That would project to an estimated $129. 6 million over the course of a year. Guess who'll end up paying for this. NyQuil, Sleepy Chicken Challenge Trends On TikTok, Here Are The Dangers Videos on TikTok and other social media show people cooking chicken in over-the-counter cough and cold medications such as NyQuil.

Bird Flu: 2 People Dead In China From H5N6 Avian Influenza Three other people are still hospitalized with two in critical condition and one in serious condition. What Is the Main Cause of Seizures What Is the Main Cause of Seizures?

A Thai start-up is working on a Covid vaccine — using tobacco leaves Thai start-up Baiya Phytopharm is working on a Covid-19 vaccine — using the leaves of an Australian tobacco plant. China's zero-Covid policy could deal another blow to global supply chains, Moody's says The challenges has been "with us for about a year now," said Katrina Ell is a senior economist for Asia-Pacific at Moody's Analytics.

What Are Most Common Symptoms of the Flu What Are Symptoms of the Flu? Cleaner Air Could Mean Healthier Brains for Older Women Title: Cleaner Air Could Mean Healthier Brains for Older WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

1 in 10 Still Infectious With COVID After 10 Days Title: 1 in 10 Still Infectious With COVID After 10 DaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM Death During Sex Very Rare Among Those Under 50 Title: Death During Sex Very Rare Among Those Under 50Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Omicron Surge Pushing US Healthcare System Omicron Surge Pushing US Healthcare System to the Lim For Millions Of Uninsured Americans, The End Of 2022 Open Enrollment Is Here Today is the last day of open enrollment on Healthcare.gov. Millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans may be able to find more and better options—if they act fast.

Is 50g of Sugar a Day Too Much Is 50g of Sugar a Day Too Much? CDC: Pet Bearded Dragons Linked To Salmonella Outbreak, 44 People Sick, 15 Hospitalized Here are the precautions to take around bearded dragons.

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers Title: Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Large EmployersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM Celebrities' Social Media Promotes Junk Food, Often for Free Title: Celebrities' Social Media Promotes Junk Food, Often for FreeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Omicron Surge Pushing US Healthcare System to the Limit The U.S. health care industry was already stretched thin by two years of the COVID-19 pandemic when the Omicron variant struck. As hospitals fill with patients again, experts and workers say damage to the industry may be long-lasting. Need A Covid-19 Test Right Away? No Problem, But It’ll Cost You Just as those with financial means found easier access to Covid-19 vaccines, we are seeing many paying a high price to get a Covid-19 test when they need it.

Masks Cut Distance Coronavirus Travels in Half, Study Finds Title: Masks Cut Distance Coronavirus Travels in Half, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM Study Of NBA Omicron Cases Finds Many Still Infectious After CDC-Recommended Self-Isolation Period Ends A Harvard University study of a small number of omicron cases from the NBA’s Covid-19 testing program finds slightly more than half were still infectious five days after their first positive test.

How Can I Fix My Lazy Eye How Can I Fix My Lazy Eye? FDA Approves Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Arthritis in Cats Title: FDA Approves Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Arthritis in CatsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Delayed Skin Reaction To Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine May Occur Over A Week Later Here's how this reaction may be different from an immediate skin reaction. What Are the 10 Recognized Personality Disorders What Are the 10 Recognized Personality Disorders?

What do young female buyers want from retail pharmacy: Part 2 In the second part of the series, DSN editor in chief Nigel Maynard continues his discussion with eight young women to find out if cost and the availability of medical services have influenced how they visit retail pharmacies. Study Bolsters Effectiveness of 'Guided Play' for Learning Title: Study Bolsters Effectiveness of 'Guided Play' for LearningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

At-Home Covid Test Deliveries Delayed By L.A. Train Robberies Thefts reminiscent of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid worsen supply-chain woes. Blockchain startup Avaneer Health raises $50M in seed funding The startup leverages blockchain and FHIR technologies to allow for secure data exchange between healthcare organizations.

Surge of U.S. Military Medical Personnel to Ease Medical Worker Shortages Title: Surge of U.S. Military Medical Personnel to Ease Medical Worker ShortagesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM Could Binge Drinking Set Your Heart Rhythm Off-Kilter? Title: Could Binge Drinking Set Your Heart Rhythm Off-Kilter?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Moderna Starts Human Trials Of mRNA Vaccine For Virus That Likely Causes Multiple Sclerosis Almost all adults have been infected by the Epstein-Barr virus, which scientists believe is the likely cause of multiple sclerosis, a potentially disabling neurological condition. Wildfires Plus Heat Make Breathing Dangerous in America's West Title: Wildfires Plus Heat Make Breathing Dangerous in America's WestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Nearly 600,000 U.S. Kids Had COVID Last Week Title: Nearly 600,000 U.S. Kids Had COVID Last WeekCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM As Omicron Surges, Effort to Vaccinate Young Children Stalls Just 18% of 5- to 11-year-olds are fully vaccinated, with rates varying significantly across the country, a KHN analysis of federal data shows. Pediatricians say the slow pace and geographic disparities are alarming, especially against the backdrop of record numbers of cases and pediatric hospitalizations.

Immune-Based Drug Fights Advanced Endometrial Cancer: Study Title: Immune-Based Drug Fights Advanced Endometrial Cancer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM White House May Soon Offer 'High-Quality' Masks to Americans Title: White House May Soon Offer 'High-Quality' Masks to AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Even a Little Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson's Title: Even a Little Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM Dove Chocolate rolls out Large Promises Large Promises, available in milk chocolate and caramel, and dark chocolate and peanut butter, are three times the size of the original Dove Chocolates.

Walmart to use HomeValet’s SmartBox for deliveries in select Florida locations The retailer is partnering with HomeValet to offer customers at select Florida locations the option of having their deliveries from Walmart’s InHome service placed outside their home in a SmartBox with 24/7 availability. Retail industry presses ahead with conference, tries to nudge Americans toward normalcy The National Retail Federation said it will take extra precautions, including handing out N95 masks and at-home Covid tests.

Wakefern to test frictionless stores Shoppers, who will use an app to scan a QR code as they enter, will be free to pick up items and leave without having to checkout. CVS Health names supply chain SVP Mario Rivera has joined CVS Health as its new senior vice president of supply chain. 

Boosting Your Immunity From COVID-19? These Foods, Vitamins, Routines Work Best Title: Boosting Your Immunity From COVID-19? These Foods, Vitamins, Routines Work BestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM COVID Hospitalizations Rising in Kids Too Young for Vaccine Title: COVID Hospitalizations Rising in Kids Too Young for VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

New York Covid numbers are finally trending down, Gov. Hochul says "There will come a time when we can say it's all over," Hochul said of Covid "We're not there yet, but boy, it's on the horizon." Talkspace faces class action alleging it misled investors ahead of SPAC The class action lawsuit alleges a proxy statement provided to investors before the merger misrepresented the company's financial performance and prospects.

Long-Excluded Uterine Cancer Patients Are a Step Closer to 9/11 Benefits More than 20 years after the terrorist attacks, the World Trade Center Health Program is considering covering the most common form of uterine cancer, in what patient advocates say is a key acknowledgment of the women affected by the 9/11 fallout. With No End in Sight to Pandemic Life, Parents Find Disruption Is the New Normal Amid covid-related staffing shortages and testing requirements, school systems are stretched thin. And so are parents’ nerves.

Hims & Hers dips into the female hair loss space The company is now offering a topical Finasteride and Minoxidil spray as well as oral spironolactone through its virtual care platform.  Migraines: A Comprehensive Review of the Most Debilitating Primary Headache Type . nial bradshaw / flickr creative commons This month’s CE feature article, Diagnosing and Managing Migraine, is one I’m sure many readers will relate to, and perhaps even find some answers in for their own headaches. Like many women, I could count on experiencing at least one each month—classic menstrual migraines—that would begin [...] The post Migraines: A Comprehensive Review of the Most Debilitating Primary Headache Type appeared first on Off the Charts.

What To Know About Biden’s Vaccine Mandates After Supreme Court Blocked Private Employer Rule Vaccine mandates for healthcare workers and federal employees are taking effect, but court rulings have blocked policies for private employers and federal contractors—at least for now. Progress on Lung Cancer Drives Overall Decline in U.S. Cancer Deaths Title: Progress on Lung Cancer Drives Overall Decline in U.S. Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

GE suspends Covid vaccine and testing rules after Supreme Court blocks Biden mandate President Joe Biden said he would urge businesses to implement the rules voluntarily. ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Hit With $64.6 Million Fine And Lifetime Ban From Pharmaceutical Industry Shkreli is serving a seven-year prison sentence after being convicted of securities fraud in 2017.

Better Vaccines, New Treatments And More Tests: Healthcare Companies Reveal Covid Plans Pfizer, Moderna, Regeneron and many other healthcare companies presented at the 40th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and outlined their plans to continue fighting Covid this year. Why Your COVID Test Results Take That Long Promised turnaround times of 24 to 48 hours are stretching to several days, as people wonder if they should isolate or carry on with their regular schedule.

BosleyMD broadens distribution to CVS Pharmacy BosleyMD products are now available at 7,500 CVS Pharmacy locations across the nation. Native enters skin care category New from Native is the Moisturizing and Brightening collections, which look to help consumers cater to their skin care needs in just three easy steps.

Why Are Physicians Silent About Outrageous Medical Costs? He mainly focused on the fact that drugs cost more in the U.S. than in Europe and, as a result, Americans subsidize the costs of drugs for the rest of the world. Masks Cut Distance Coronavirus Travels in Half More evidence for wearing masks -- researchers find face masks cut the distance that airborne pathogens can travel by more than half.

Doctors, Scientists Petition Spotify To Stop ‘Joe Rogan Experience’ Covid-19 Misinformation Over 270 scientists, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals have signed the petition. Biden administration threatens to claw back Covid funds from Arizona over school anti-mask policies GOP Gov. Doug Ducey has 60 days to change the disputed programs or the Biden administration may take back that Covid stimulus money, Treasury said.

AHA News: Obesity Harms Brain Health Throughout Life – Yet Scientists Don't Know Why Title: AHA News: Obesity Harms Brain Health Throughout Life – Yet Scientists Don't Know WhyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM United brings back airport vaccines for employee boosters as omicron spreads United has started offering staff vaccines in airports again as the omicron wave sweeps through crews.

The Black Death: What Bubonic Plague Reveals About COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Title: The Black Death: What Bubonic Plague Reveals About COVID-19 Coronavirus PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM Opioid Misuse Keeps Rising Among Older Americans Title: Opioid Misuse Keeps Rising Among Older AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: 7-Year-Old With Cancer Had a Stroke. Mom's Rapid Response Saved Her. Title: AHA News: 7-Year-Old With Cancer Had a Stroke. Mom's Rapid Response Saved Her.Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM White House Will Start Taking Orders For Free Covid Tests Within Days — But Shipping Could Take Over A Week The federal government will start accepting orders for 500 million free rapid Covid-19 tests next week.

Trash Stays On Curbs Across The U.S. As Covid Infects Sanitation Workers From Seattle to Atlanta, the omicron variant has forced waste disposal organizations to take drastic steps — and left residents with mounting sidewalk garbage heaps. Worried About Your Teen's Social Media Use? Experts Offer Help Title: Worried About Your Teen's Social Media Use? Experts Offer HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

As Omicron Rages, Are Case Counts Important Anymore? Title: As Omicron Rages, Are Case Counts Important Anymore?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM Rya Organics debuts CBD Relax Gummies Relax Gummies leverage the healing properties of broad-spectrum CBD to deepen relaxation, calm the central nervous system and promote a healthy immune response, the company said.

What Patients Can Learn With Confidence From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little) Although at-home antigen testing remains a useful tool, experts warn it is often used inappropriately and can provide false confidence for people concerned about safety. Doctolib now used by 300,000 doctors and health workers across Europe Video calls, messaging and administrative tools add new value to the ecosystem of the French telehealth company.

DexCare scoops up $50M and other digital health fundings Also: AI-enabled documentation tool DeepScribe raises $30 million, cancer risk stratification platform PreciseDx scores $10.75 million and care navigation startup HeyRenee brought in $4.4 million. Update: Medicare Is Not Planning To Pay For Expensive New Alzheimer’s Drug Just a couple of days ago, I wrote a column about aducamumab (Aduhelm), a new Alzheimer’s treatment from Biogen. Medicare just announced that they agree with me.

Australian brain assessment tool CogMate comes to Taiwan, Hong Kong It is the global multilingual version of the Japanese device NouKNOW. Why Getting COVID on Purpose Is a Dangerous Idea As COVID cases in the United States have skyrocketed to what seems like new records every other day — mostly due to Omicron — speculation is rising among some experts and scientific novices alike that infection for many seems unavoidable.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholds validity of Novartis’ Gilenya dosage regimen patent Novartis said it expects no generic versions of Gilenya in the U.S. market for at least the next two years. When Should I Use A PCR Test Versus An At-Home Antigen Test For Covid-19? Dr. Matt Binnicker, an expert in the diagnosis of infectious diseases, reviews scenarios where an at-home antigen test is a good option, and when to seek out a lab-based PCR.

Why Cuba's extraordinary Covid vaccine success could provide the best hope for low-income countries Cuba remains the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean to have produced a homegrown shot for Covid. Breastfeeding May Protect a Mom's Heart Years Later Title: Breastfeeding May Protect a Mom's Heart Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Medicare Proposes to Only Cover Alzheimer's Drug Aduhelm for Use in Clinical Trials Title: Medicare Proposes to Only Cover Alzheimer's Drug Aduhelm for Use in Clinical TrialsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM 3 Ways Spatial Audio Can Transform The Future Of Digital Health This article is Part 2 Series on Spatial Audio and Wellbeing. We take a deep dive into potential health & wellness implications of spatial audio, and review of the industry.

Biden says U.S. to provide high-quality masks for free to Americans President Joe Biden said the White House next week will announce how it is providing high-quality masks to Americans for free. Covid Increases Risk Of Stillbirth Or Newborn Death, Especially For Unvaccinated Women, Study Finds Almost all Covid-19 cases associated with baby death in a study of Scottish women were among those who were unvaccinated when diagnosed with the disease, researchers found.

AstraZeneca Booster Shot Generates Strong Immune Response Against Variants Including Omicron AstraZeneca says early trial findings support the shot’s use as a booster no matter the shot used for primary vaccination. Report: Health tech investment more than doubles in 2021 Health tech companies raised nearly $40 billion last year, according to Silicon Valley Bank's Healthcare Investments and Exits Report. IPOs were also up, but those companies didn't fare as well in the public markets.

Can Cannabis Combat Covid? That Viral Study May Be Promising But Offers No Proof Imperial College London’s Dr. Mikael Sodergren told Forbes the study does not show cannabis compounds prevent or cure Covid infection and provides “no evidence to support the smoking or ingestion of cannabis products to do the same.” Par launches generic Cuvposa The product is indicated to reduce chronic severe drooling in children ages 3 to 16 years old with neurologic conditions that cause abnormal drooling.

‘Smart Face Masks’— Researchers Have Created A Way To Digitize Masks This technology may inspire an entirely new field of innovation for years to come. Scientists ID Genes That Make Your Fingerprints Title: Scientists ID Genes That Make Your FingerprintsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Products to Watch: HRG’s 5 picks from December 2021 Hamacher Resource Group’s new product team evaluated 168 new products in December, choosing five that stood out. Here’s Where The Omicron Surge May Have Peaked Or Seems About To Boston, New York City and the U.K. are all showing signs that the worst of the omicron surge may be over soon.

Hy-Vee debuts WholeLotta Good e-commerce platform WholeLotta Good is a ship-to-home e-commerce website that offers consumers dietitian-recommended products. Pet Releaf unveils higher potency CBD products New from Pet Releaf is Hemp Oil 750 and Liposomes 600, which cater to the needs of larger dogs.

What Are the First Signs of Muscular Dystrophy What Are Usually the First Signs of Muscular Dystrophy? How Safe Is a 'Holiday' From Bone-Strengthening Meds? Title: How Safe Is a 'Holiday' From Bone-Strengthening Meds?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Bart Scott Recommends Viagra For Bills’ Josh Allen To Deal With Cold Feet Will this help the Buffalo quarterback in the upcoming playoff game against the New England Patriots in the cold weather? U.S. May Soon See Sharp Drop in Omicron Cases, Experts Say Title: U.S. May Soon See Sharp Drop in Omicron Cases, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Omicron will challenge Hong Kong's zero-Covid policy, ex-U.S. diplomat says The highly transmissible omicron variant will be a "very difficult challenge" as Hong Kong sticks to its zero-Covid policy, said Kurt Tong of The Asia Group. More Folks Drive High When Pot Made Legal New research finds that along with the legalization of marijuana, more people are driving intoxicated leading to more crashes.

Later School Start Times Boost Parents' Health, Too Title: Later School Start Times Boost Parents' Health, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM Why Getting COVID on Purpose Is a Dangerous Idea There's a lot of chatter out there asking, ‘If we're all going to get COVID, why not just get it over with now?’ There are a couple of problems with this argument, experts say.

The Chances of Getting Pregnant on Your Period Can You Get Pregnant on Your Period? AHA News: Pregnant Women Living Under Negative Social Conditions May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk Title: AHA News: Pregnant Women Living Under Negative Social Conditions May Face Higher Heart Disease RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Una prueba rápida negativa no significa que se está libre de covid Muchos ven a los kits caseros negativos como una "tarjeta de libertad". Pero puede haber errores, y también infecciones futuras. Biden administration to distribute free masks, purchase additional 500M COVID-19 tests The Biden administration will purchase an additional 500 million COVID-19 tests on top of the 500 million tests previously announced.

Why Is Aspirin Bad for You Why Is Aspirin Bad for You? Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Many Employers Will Still Mandate Covid Vaccines Many employers are forging ahead with requiring workers to be vaccinated even though the U.S. Supreme Court is blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for large employers.

Fertility Treatments Don't Raise Odds for Smaller, Preemie Babies Title: Fertility Treatments Don't Raise Odds for Smaller, Preemie BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM In Ancient Times, Even the Rich Had Parasites Title: In Ancient Times, Even the Rich Had ParasitesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Watch and Listen: Examining the Risks of Covid’s Spread Within Hospitals KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber talks about the risks of covid’s spread in hospitals on the “1A” radio program and on the Newsy TV network. Biden deploys military medical teams to hospitals in six states as omicron disrupts essential services The federal government will deploy six teams of military medical personnel to hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan and New Mexico.

White House to Give Schools 10 Million Free COVID Tests Every Month Title: White House to Give Schools 10 Million Free COVID Tests Every MonthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM OxiWear, A First Non-Intrusive Wearable For Medical-Grade, Continuous Oxygen Monitoring, Raises $1.25 Million In Funding After surviving multiple cardiac arrests hypoxic strokes, Shavini Fernando invented OxiWear - the first non-intrusive wearable that would provide continuous readings at medical-grade accuracy.

Moderna Expects Vaccine Data For Kids Ages 2-5 By March The company is also evaluating boosters for 12- to 17-year-olds as Covid-related hospitalizations for children reach record levels. 'Secondhand Vaping' May Be Unhealthy — Could Public Bans Be Coming? Title: 'Secondhand Vaping' May Be Unhealthy — Could Public Bans Be Coming?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Teens On Social Media Too Much? What Experts Want You to Know While there are positive aspects to social media, there's evidence it can pose risks to teens' mental health. Can I Go to Work with Pink Eye Can I Go to Work with Pink Eye?

BinaxNOW Test Catches COVID Infection in Many People, Study Shows Title: BinaxNOW Test Catches COVID Infection in Many People, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM Hyphens Pharma officially launches first HSA-approved e-pharmacy in Singapore Over 100 clinics have already joined WellAway since the company received its license last year.

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Dealing With Drug Prices Medicare officials tentatively plan to restrict the use of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug to only those patients participating in clinical trials, while the Department of Health and Human Services looks into lowering the monthly Medicare Part B premium. Meanwhile, covid confusion still reigns, as the Biden administration moves, belatedly, to make more masks and tests available. Joanne Kenen of Politico and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet and Rachel Cohrs of Stat join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Americans Should Avoid Travel to Canada: CDC Title: Americans Should Avoid Travel to Canada: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Belong.Life rolls out online community for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia Patients can use the service to access support groups, navigation tools and a clinical trial-matching program.  Medicaid Rules May Affect Americans' Cancer Survival Title: Medicaid Rules May Affect Americans' Cancer SurvivalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Kroger Health named recipient of APhA Immunization Champion Award The award recognizes individuals and organizations making extraordinary contributions toward improved vaccination rates within their communities. Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Mandate for Businesses But the justices voted 5-4 to allow a similar mandate for health care workers remain in place while lawsuits against it move through the courts.

How Long Does Smoking Withdrawal Last How Long Does Smoking Withdrawal Last? Supreme Court blocks Biden Covid vaccine mandate for businesses, allows health-care worker rule The Supreme Court ruled against the Biden administration's rule for OSHA, saying it did not have the power to require vaccination for millions of Americans.

Dexcom's Kevin Sayer talks new G7 clinical trial data The company also unveiled its 2021 revenue.  Why Getting COVID on Purpose Is a Dangerous Idea Why Getting COVID on Purpose Is a Dangerous Idea

How Do I Know If Im Schizophrenic How Do I Know If I'm Schizophrenic? Hiding In Plain Sight: Autism, Hope & Resilience What is autism? Autism is a disorder characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and often non-verbal communication. Autism occurs on a spectrum thus it has a variety of presentations.

President Biden Is Deploying The Military To Support Hospitals Overwhelmed With Covid-19 Given the trajectory of the current surge, this initiative could not be better timed. Supreme Court vaccine mandate ruling won't bar companies from demanding Covid shots for workers — Biden vows to advocate for that President Biden urged companies to voluntarily impose Covid vaccination rules on workers after the Supreme Court blocked a government order to do that.

U.K. Covid-19: Six Million Patients Now Waiting For Treatment In England Hundreds of thousands of people have been waiting more than a year for care as Covid-19 has sqeezed hospital resources. Pfizer Says Omicron-Specific Vaccine Ready by March Title: Pfizer Says Omicron-Specific Vaccine Ready by MarchCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Roundup: Proximie partners with Vodafone Business, AI to boost public health research in Ethiopia, and more briefs Also, Tech accelerator calls for gut health startups in the EMEA region Kids' Behavior Worsened With Remote Learning: Study Title: Kids' Behavior Worsened With Remote Learning: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Alembic given FDA OK for generic Doryx Doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets have a market value of roughly $10 million for the 12 months ending September 2021, according to IQVIA. Biden: More Masks, COVID Tests, and Troops to Battle Omicron The president announced three strategies to protect Americans during the Omicron surge.

Dove aims to eliminate plastic waste with reusable body wash bottles The Dove Body Wash Reusable Bottle + Concentrate Refills are available in daily moisture, cucumber, and shea butter and warm vanilla fragrances. Hospitales enfrentan más casos de covid en personas ya hospitalizadas, con menos personal Las infecciones están exacerbando algunas condiciones médicas y dificultando la reducción de la propagación de covid dentro de las paredes del hospital, especialmente porque los pacientes se presentan en etapas más tempranas y más infecciosas de la enfermedad.

Kit Kat expands Duos, Thins offerings The latest Kit Kat launches include Duos Strawberry + Dark Chocolate and Chocolate Hazelnut Thins. What Is the Most Common Type of Cervical Cancer What Is the Most Common Type of Cancer of the Cervix?

Why Is Coffee Bad for You Why Is Coffee Bad for You? Amneal to acquire Saol Therapeutics’ Baclofen franchise The acquisition expands Amneal’s neurology presence into spasticity.

Red Cross Says Blood Supply Dangerously Low Title: Red Cross Says Blood Supply Dangerously LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM Long-Excluded Uterine Cancer Patients Are Step Closer to 9/11 Benefits More than 20 years after the terrorist attacks, the World Trade Center Health Program is considering covering the most common form of uterine cancer, in what patient advocates say is a key acknowledgment of the women affected by the 9/11 fallout.

Higher-Grade Masks Beginning To Be Required In Public Places Across U.S. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Guggenheim Museum, Cornell University and University of Southern California are some of the places requiring people to wear higher grade medical masks. How Olive Oil Can Add Years to Your Life Title: How Olive Oil Can Add Years to Your LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Denmark First In Europe To Offer 4th Covid Vaccine Dose Denmark joins Israel and Chile as the only countries to approve a fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose. Too Much Sitting Could Mean Worse Outcomes for Cancer Survivors Title: Too Much Sitting Could Mean Worse Outcomes for Cancer SurvivorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

HPV Vaccine Could Shift Rates of Non-Cervical Cancers The impressive data on how HPV vaccination has cut cervical cancer rates tells only part of the story of how many other lives could be transformed. Why Cuba's extraordinary Covid vaccine success could provide the best hope for the global south Cuba remains the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean to have produced a homegrown shot for Covid.

U.K. Covid-19: How Long Are Patients Waiting In Emergency Rooms? Leaked data suggests hundreds of patients are waiting more than 12 hours for treatment every day in England's emergency rooms, as Covid-19 continues to drain hospital workforces. Do Not Use At-Home COVID Test Swabs in the Throat: FDA Title: Do Not Use At-Home COVID Test Swabs in the Throat: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

In Breakthrough Transplant, Man Receives Genetically Modified Pig Heart Title: In Breakthrough Transplant, Man Receives Genetically Modified Pig HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM UK could be among the first countries to emerge from Covid pandemic, top scientist says The U.K. could be one of the first countries to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to one leading scientist.

U.S. Insurers Must Cover 8 COVID At-Home Tests a Month: White House Title: U.S. Insurers Must Cover 8 COVID At-Home Tests a Month: White HouseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM CV Sciences debuts PlusCBD Pain Relief Topicals line CV Sciences’ PlusCBD Pain Relief Topicals line features four products formulated to help pinpoint sources of pain and discomfort, the company said.

An Unbelievable Study Proves—College Students Make Rational Sex Decisions? Rational decision making does not only require consistency. It depends on making good judgements about the relative benefits and harms of the choices one makes. Drug Combo Boosts Outcomes for Advanced Melanoma Title: Drug Combo Boosts Outcomes for Advanced MelanomaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

White House ‘Strongly Considering’ Giving Out N95 Masks — But CDC Still Not Changing Guidelines To Recommend Them The highly transmissible omicron variant has prompted calls for people to wear better quality masks like N95s and K95s to protect themselves. Rain or Shine, Allergies Are Tough. What's the Link to Weather? Title: Rain or Shine, Allergies Are Tough. What's the Link to Weather?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

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New Jersey reinstates public health emergency as omicron surge overwhelms hospitals Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is seeing nearly 35,000 new Covid cases daily and in the past two weeks more than 10,000 residents have been hospitalized. Teva debuts generic Narcan Teva’s generic Narcan provides a treatment for opioid emergencies.

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Even Symptom-Free, People With Omicron Much More Likely to Spread COVID: Studies Title: Even Symptom-Free, People With Omicron Much More Likely to Spread COVID: StudiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM AHA News: Device Keeps 35-Year-Old's Heart Pumping as He Awaits a Transplant Title: AHA News: Device Keeps 35-Year-Old's Heart Pumping as He Awaits a TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Time to Expand Vaccination to Infants and Toddlers and Boosters for Children Innate immune protection against the COVID-19 virus largely spared young children from contracting previous variants. Omicron, however, has unique adaptations that penetrate natural immunity, leading to record rates of infection and hospitalization among children as young as infants. Common Cold May Shield Against COVID Title: Common Cold May Shield Against COVIDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Biden Administration to Provide 10 Million More Tests Per Month to Schools The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that 10 million more COVID-19 tests will go to schools each month in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus and keep in-person classes going. Unlucky in Love? It Can Damage Men's Health, Study Finds Title: Unlucky in Love? It Can Damage Men's Health, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Are Acetaminophen and Tylenol the Same Thing Are Acetaminophen and Tylenol the Same Thing? Headspace Health acquires mental wellness tracking, sleep app maker Sayana Headspace said the deal will improve its ability to personalize users' experiences.

Omicron disrupts transit, emergency services as workers call out sick: 'Most people are going to get Covid' "It's hard to process what's actually happening right now, which is most people are going to get Covid," acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said. Three Ways The U.S. Government Can Fight The Omicron Wave Dr. Anand Parekh, chief medical advisor for the Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses how the U.S. can bolster its response to the spread of the omicron variant.

Kroger, Nuro expand collaboration of autonomous delivery vehicles Kroger will use Nuro’s third generation autonomous delivery vehicles, expanding its digital offerings in Houston. ShopRite rolls out temperature-controlled pickup pods in New York QuickCollect GO! POD enables shoppers to pick up their online ShopRite grocery orders from an outdoor temperature-controlled pickup pod in New Rochelle, N.Y.

La máscara de tela, ¿es lo suficientemente buena contra omicron? Además de instar a los estadounidenses a vacunarse y recibir el refuerzo contra covid, funcionarios de salud pública recomiendan que las personas cambien sus máscaras de tela por máscaras médicas de mayor calidad. CDC to Recommend You Wear Better Masks as Omicron Spreads Meanwhile, WHO officials stressed that global vaccine distribution is first priority in defeating the highly-contagious Omicron variant, as well as other variants that may evolve.

Left Behind: Medicaid Patients Say Rides to Doctors Don’t Always Come States are required to set up transportation to medical appointments for adults, children and people with disabilities enrolled in the Medicaid program, and contracts can be worth tens of millions of dollars for transportation companies. But patients say the companies that deliver those rides are showing up late — and sometimes not at all — leaving them in bad weather, disrupting their care and even causing injuries. Scientists Work Out How Exercise Saves Your Brain Title: Scientists Work Out How Exercise Saves Your BrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Bill Gates Believes Covid-19 May Eventually Be Treated Like The Seasonal Flu; Here’s What That Means When will the world be free of this devastating virus? Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? The 2022 Edition With the omicron variant surging throughout the U.S., many experts warn that a single-layer cloth mask is not enough protection. Instead, they recommend an upgrade: layering wardrobe masks with surgical masks or wearing an N95 or KN95 respirator.

Medicare May Rethink Premium Hike for Pricey Alzheimer’s Drug Title: Medicare May Rethink Premium Hike for Pricey Alzheimer’s DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM Omicron cases are less severe, hospital stays shorter than delta at large California health system Omicron patients at Kaiser Permanente Southern California were 74% less likely to end up in ICUs and 91% less likely to die than delta patients, a study found.

White House Promises Millions Of Free Covid Tests To Schools — As Students, Teachers Protest Students and teachers across the country are walking out or protesting their school’s inadequate Covid-19 response as the omicron variant surges. Chapter scores $42M for Medicare navigation platform; Quris rakes in $28M and other digital health fundings Also: Diana Health raises $11 million for its maternity care tool. 

Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies team up on digital surgery ecosystem The new collaboration would lead to a new surgical-monitoring dashboard.  Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for Women Title: Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

How interoperability, increased reimbursement options will drive digital health in 2022 Glooko CEO Russ Johannesson predicts that the growth in digital health funding will continue this year, and that the push toward interoperability will be critical for the space. WHO says omicron cases are 'off the charts' as global infections set new records "The sheer volume of cases is putting a burden on health-care systems," said Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO's technical lead on Covid-19.