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8 Tips for Choosing a CPAP Machine When you have sleep apnea, a CPAP machine is the most common treatment. Heed these tips to choose the CPAP machine, mask, and accessories that are best for you. High Cholesterol in Younger People If you think you don’t need to pay attention to your cholesterol numbers until you’re older, think again. Your heart health may be at stake.

Lost Sleep After Death of a Spouse Can Damage Health of Survivor The death of a spouse is a devastating event that can affect many aspects of the surviving partner's life. Sleep loss that often follows can have a negative long-term impact on the health of the widowed spouse, according to new research from Rice University. "Socioeconomic disparities in health: C... Journalists Follow Up on Unused Vaccines and For-Profit Medical Schools KHN and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here’s a collection of their appearances.

AAPM&R Applauds New CDC Guidance on Caring for Patients with Long COVID The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) applauds the new interim guidance that was release Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The guidance provides a framework for healthcare providers in their initial assessment, evaluation, management and... Behavior In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Challenged By Covid Effects On Family Income, Food Insecurity Routine and structure are often essential in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, those key elements were upended in most parts of their lives. From schools moving to virtual classes to the temporary unavailability of favor...

Composing Thoughts: Mental Handwriting Produces Brain Activity That Can Be Turned Into Text NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded project could help people with paralysis to communicate. Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) designed to restore the ability to communicate in people with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ... How to Check Your Nails for Melanoma When checking the body for signs of skin cancer, many people may only think to check their skin. However, board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say it’s important to check the nails, too. Although rare, skin cancer, including melanoma — the deadliest form of skin c...

Organizations make push for pharmacy DIR reform In a letter to Congress, 249 organizations made the case for how pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR fees, affect seniors and pharmacies. Want to Have a Baby? Mind Your Alcohol Most women know that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can endanger the fetus before they know they're pregnant and that there's no established safe amount while pregnant.

Singapore slows the pace of reopening as Covid cases haven't declined significantly Singapore has to be cautious in resuming higher-risk activities due to the delta variant first detected in India, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung. Could Fish Oil Supplements Help Fight Depression? Title: Could Fish Oil Supplements Help Fight Depression?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals: One Reason COVID Is More Lethal for Black Americans New research finds there would be 10% fewer deaths among Black patients if they could get the same level of hospital care as white people. How Safe Are Plant-Based 'Fake Meats'? Title: How Safe Are Plant-Based 'Fake Meats'?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

HIMSSCast: State of Healthcare recap and Future of Healthcare preview HIMSS editors talk about what they heard at the State of Healthcare online event, and HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf drops by for a preview of the sequel, the Future of Healthcare event at HIMSS21. Many 'High Priority' Patients Aren't Getting Put on Kidney Transplant Lists Title: Many 'High Priority' Patients Aren't Getting Put on Kidney Transplant ListsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Ascom Australia brings hospital solutions to South Australia Its partner Ikonix Technology is representing its suite of technology products for healthcare systems in the region. Makeup Revolution launches Bratz collection The Makeup Revolution x Bratz collection features 20 SKUs of cosmetics in a wide range of bright and bold shades, the companies said.

VP Harris visits Walgreens pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic Vice President Kamala Harris stopped by a Walgreens pop-up clinic in Greenville, S.C., and encouraged Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Want to Have a Baby? Mind Your Alcohol Want to Have a Baby? Mind Your Alcoh

Red Cross Warns of Severe Blood Shortage Title: Red Cross Warns of Severe Blood ShortageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM What Is the Survival Rate of a Pulmonary Embolism What Is the Survival Rate of a Pulmonary Embolism?

Newly Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea: What to Know What can I do about sleep apnea? Will it get better? How can I manage it? What’s my first step? Find out what you need to know, what you can do, and what you can expect. What Are the Types of Lesions What Are the Types of Lesions?

Race, Health Care, Pandemic: Hope in a Year of Challenges With another pandemic-era Juneteenth this weekend, the holiday’s message – of freedom, perseverance and hope -- is even more poignant. It is also an opportunity to remember the people who are on the frontlines trying to enact change and hear their stories of how the past year has changed them and their view of the world. Jada rolls out plant-based dry mixes Jada’s Porkless Mix and Mediterranean Chick’n Mix contain such ingredients as wheat protein, pea protein and pea fiber.

Do mRNA Vaccines Harm Male Fertility? Title: Do mRNA Vaccines Harm Male Fertility?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM Pot Use May Change the Teenage Brain, MRIs Show Title: Pot Use May Change the Teenage Brain, MRIs ShowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

What Is the Best Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis What Is the Best Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis? Many 'High-Risk' Americans Unconcerned About Skin Cancer: Poll Title: Many 'High-Risk' Americans Unconcerned About Skin Cancer: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

What Are Three Symptoms of Schizophrenia What Are Three Symptoms of Schizophrenia? Pandemia eleva el número de beneficiarios de Medicaid a más de 80 millones Las últimas cifras de inscripción al Medicaid muestran que creció de 71,3 millones de miembros en febrero de 2020, cuando la pandemia comenzaba en los Estados Unidos, a 80,5 millones en enero, según un análisis de KFF de datos federales.

How Serious Is a Clot on the Lung How Serious Is a Clot on the Lung? Five years before a vaccine can 'hold the line' against Covid variants, England's medical chief says England's top medical officer has warned that the coming winter will continue to be difficult for the country's health system.

Why HIPAA-compliant, crowdsourced delivery is the right prescription for pharmacies Roadie’s Valerie Metzker discusses how pharmacies have few options for HIPAA-compliant delivery in smaller cities that are also cost-effective.   Making Relaxation a Priority as a Nurse There have been a lot of articles lately about how people have adjusted their life priorities as a result of the pandemic—slowing down, going deeper into various pursuits, asking themselves what they really value in the face of life’s brevity. Many have faced terrible losses. Many others have made big changes. photo by Meagan/via [...] The post Making Relaxation a Priority as a Nurse appeared first on Off the Charts.

New Jersey has fully vaccinated 4.7 million people, a goal it met two weeks early, Gov. Murphy says New Jersey met its goal of fully vaccinating more than 4.7 million people two weeks early, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. Hy-Vee debuts financial services Hy-Vee and Midwest Heritage installed contactless kiosks inside 210 locations to give customers access to an overview of the offerings available through the financial services.

'MIND' Diet Can Help Preserve Brain in People With MS Title: 'MIND' Diet Can Help Preserve Brain in People With MSCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM Psoriasis and Body Image People with psoriasis share their experiences and how they learned to manage issues with body image, self-esteem, and quality of life.

FDA OKs Bayer’s Astepro for OTC use Astepro Allergy is the first and only steroid-free antihistamine nasal spray for allergy relief to be available over the counter, the company said. AmalgamRx's insulin titration algorithm has green light in EU The company also announced a commercialization deal with Novo Nordisk. 

Walmart invests in DroneUp Walmart's investment in DroneUp follows the completion of hundreds of safe drone deliveries from its stores. CHPA names Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award recipient The Consumer Healthcare Products Association awarded its Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award to longtime industry leader Scott Emerson.

How Painful Is Labor and Delivery How Painful Is Labor and Delivery? U.S. to Spend $3.2 Billion to Help Develop Antiviral Pills for COVID Title: U.S. to Spend $3.2 Billion to Help Develop Antiviral Pills for COVIDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

'MIND' Diet May Help Preserve Brain in People With MS New research suggests the 'MIND' Diet -- a diet designed to boost brain health -- appears to benefit people with MS. AHA News: Preterm Babies May Have Higher Stroke Risk as Young Adults Title: AHA News: Preterm Babies May Have Higher Stroke Risk as Young AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Hand Sanitizer Vapors Can Cause Nausea, Dizziness Title: Hand Sanitizer Vapors Can Cause Nausea, DizzinessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM More Than 100 Missouri Schools Have Bought ‘Often Unproven’ Air-Cleaning Technology Across Missouri, more than 100 schools have spent over $3.5 million — often at the taxpayers’ expense — snapping up ionization and other air-purifying devices in an attempt to keep kids safe from covid-19. But experts warn the largely unregulated technology hasn’t been thoroughly tested in classroom settings and is “often unproven.”

What Triggers Seborrheic Dermatitis Symptoms What Triggers Seborrheic Dermatitis Symptoms? Eyes — and ears — on the horizon: Trends driving eye and ear care Consumers and retailers are turning their attention to a spurt of activity in the burgeoning eye and ear segments.

Dads of 'Preemie' Babies Can Be Hit by Depression Title: Dads of 'Preemie' Babies Can Be Hit by DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The ACA Lives In a surprisingly strong 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court turned back the latest constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, likely heralding the end of GOP efforts to strike the law in its entirety through court action. Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers are looking for ways to expand health benefits. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Rachel Cohrs of Stat join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also, Rovner interviews Andy Slavitt, who recently stepped down from the Biden administration’s covid response team, about his new book on the pandemic.

What Are the Stages of Labor and Delivery What Are the Stages of Labor and Delivery? George Coleman to depart CVS Health George Coleman, senior vice president of merchandising at CVS Health, will be leaving the company in early July.

Getting Biologics for Psoriasis: What You Need to Know Biologic therapy is a breakthrough treatment for psoriasis, but what do you need to know before you try it? One woman shares the ups and downs of her biologics treatment journey. TB Outbreak May Be Linked to Bone Repair Product Title: TB Outbreak May Be Linked to Bone Repair ProductCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Most health apps have the ability to collect and share patient data, study finds While mHealth apps collect and share user data less often than other types of apps, researchers say these apps have serious privacy problems.    U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Challenge to Affordable Care Act Title: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Challenge to Affordable Care ActCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday U.S. stock futures fell sharply Friday as the Dow looked to be set up for its first five-session losing streak since January. Rite Aid promotes Persaud to chief retail officer Andre Persaud joined Rite Aid as executive vice president of retail in February 2020, assuming responsibility for new in-store experiences and retail operations processes.

Roundup: Future4Care launches in Paris, Imperial College Healthcare NHST trust and Luscii partner and more briefs Also, Wellmind Health rated the highest scoring apps for depression and pain by ORCHA. Fish Oil Supplements May Help Fight Depression Fish oil supplements are often taken for heart health, but a new study finds they may also help fight depression.

Peter Thiel-backed psychedelic start-up's shares pop in Wall Street debut The German biotech's initial public offering was priced Thursday night at $15 per share, the high end of the expected range. Survivors' Plasma Helps Blood Cancer Patients Battle COVID-19 Title: Survivors' Plasma Helps Blood Cancer Patients Battle COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

What Is Life Expectancy with Ulcerative Colitis What Is the Life Expectancy with Ulcerative Colitis? Biden says delta Covid variant is 'particularly dangerous' for young people "The data is clear: If you are unvaccinated, you're at risk of getting seriously ill or dying or spreading it," Biden said from the White House.

Family planning platform Stork Club scores $30M, Sempre Health lands $15M to build new prescription cost-saving partnerships and more digital health fundings Also: obesity telemedicine platform Form Health raises $12M for company growth and Ksana Health closes $2M seed round to add objective insights to mental healthcare.    WHO says delta is becoming the dominant Covid variant globally Covid-19 variant delta, first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant of the disease worldwide, the WHO's chief scientist said Friday.

What Is the Most Common Cause of Myocarditis What Is the Most Common Cause of Myocarditis? Group Wants FDA Leaders Ousted Over Alzheimer's Drug Approval A consumer advocacy group is calling for the removal of three top FDA officials, saying the agency's approval of the Alzheimer's drug aducanumab (Aduhelm) was "reckless."

Amazon brings autonomous checkout tech to newest grocery location Amazon’s autonomous checkout service will be available at its 14th Amazon Fresh store, located in Bellevue, Wash. Kroger highlights Our Brands growth in Q1 Kroger launched 253 new items under its Our Brands line and reported digital sales growth of 16% and overall sales totaling $41.3 billion in the first quarter.

Biden is on track to fall short of vaccinating 70% of American adults by the Fourth of July About 65% of U.S. adults are at least partially vaccinated. Roughly 13.6 million would have to get their first shot over the next 18 days to meet Biden's goal. Pandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People, a ‘High-Water Mark’ More than 80 million Americans with low incomes were receiving health coverage through the federal-state program in January. The program now covers nearly 1 in 4 people nationwide.

Blueprint Medicines receives FDA OK for Ayvakit For the first time, advanced SM patients can now receive a targeted therapy designed to potently and selectively inhibit D816V mutant KIT. Chi, Barbie partner on hairstyling tools The Chi x Barbie Malibu Barbie 50th Anniversary collection features styling irons with bright and retro designs.

Pediatric-focused mental health startup Brightline scores $72M in Series B funding Brightline has now secured nearly $100 million in funding to date.   Treating Teachers' Depression Could Boost Young Students' Grades: Study Title: Treating Teachers' Depression Could Boost Young Students' Grades: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

Corte Suprema se niega a revocar ACA, por tercera vez Por 7 a 2 votos, los jueces ni siquiera llegaron a los méritos del caso, resolviendo que los estados e individuos demandantes, dos personas de Texas cuentapropistas, carecían de “argumentos” para llevar el caso a los tribunales. Fast-Food Companies Spending More on Ads Aimed at Youth Title: Fast-Food Companies Spending More on Ads Aimed at YouthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

Living With HIV Raises Odds for Sudden Cardiac Death Title: Living With HIV Raises Odds for Sudden Cardiac DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM Why Am I Waking Up Gasping for Air? Do you find yourself waking up at night gasping for air? It may be sleep apnea and it may not. Find out what can cause these breathing issues at night and what you can do about them.

Giving Flu and COVID Shots at Same Time Giving Flu and COVID Shots at Same Time Appears Safe, Effective: Study Managing Couples’ Different Sleep Needs When partners have different sleep needs or habits, it can be tough for both people to get enough rest -- and cause stress in the relationship as well. Learn how to manage these issues and slumber better together.

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act The court rejected a challenge from GOP-led states to scuttle the Affordable Care Act. Organizations make push for pharmacy DIR reform In a letter to Congress, 249 organizations made the case for how pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration or DIR fees affect seniors and pharmacies.

Sen. Warren presses major pharma trade group on efforts to block Covid vaccine patent waivers Sen. Elizabeth Warren pressed a major pharma trade group on its lobbying efforts against a proposal to waive intellectual property rights for Covid vaccines. $10,000: What New Parents Might Pay for Childbirth, Even With Insurance Title: $10,000: What New Parents Might Pay for Childbirth, Even With InsuranceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

Supreme Court Declines to Overturn ACA — Again Justices rule that Republican state officials and individuals did not have standing when they brought a suit arguing that a change in the tax penalty for not having insurance invalidated the historic health care law. Ahead of Tokyo Olympics, Japan Eases COVID-19 Restrictions Title: Ahead of Tokyo Olympics, Japan Eases COVID-19 RestrictionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App? Researchers have a warning for those who use health and fitness apps -- your privacy and personal information may be at risk. Physician social network Doximity plans to go public with IPO of 23.3 million shares and other digital health IPOs Also: Convey Health Solutions seeks $186 million in its NYSE debut.   

Study Offers Hope for a Better Herpes Treatment Title: Study Offers Hope for a Better Herpes TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM New telehealth platform in Malaysia to offer unlimited teleconsultations through monthly subscription fee model Carepool Asia claims it is Malaysia’s first multidisciplinary digital healthcare platform to offer unlimited consultations.

Covid outbreak forces lockdown at U.S. Embassy in Kabul as cases surge in Afghanistan The U.S. Embassy in Kabul was placed on lockdown Thursday as Covid cases surge in Afghanistan. Genetic testing company 23andMe rises in first trade after Richard Branson SPAC merger 23andMe, a genetic testing start-up that pioneered personalized medicine as a consumer business, trades under ticker "ME" in a deal with Richard Branson's SPAC.

Biden administration to spend $3.2 billion on antiviral pills for Covid The U.S. is investing $3.2 billion to advance the development of antiviral pills to treat Covid-19 and other viruses that have pandemic potential. AHA News: At 27, She Collapsed in the Shower From a Stroke Title: AHA News: At 27, She Collapsed in the Shower From a StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

What Is the Life Expectancy of Ulcerative Colitis What Is the Life Expectancy of Someone with Ulcerative Colitis? United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With Both United and Anthem want patients to pay for ED visits that are retroactively deemed to be unnecessary; ACEP suit against Anthem may be crucia

Those With Severe COVID Rarely Get Re-Infected Title: Those With Severe COVID Rarely Get Re-InfectedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM Hide Cosmetics’ concealer, foundation provide buildable coverage Hide Cosmetics’ premium concealer provides full coverage, while the premium foundation allows for medium to full coverage.

What Were First Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis What Were Your First Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis? How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App? Title: How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

How Healthy Are the New Plant-Based 'Fake Meats'? Researchers found imitation meats like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat can be higher in salt, but they're still healthier for you than real meats. Preparing for a Natural Disaster Learn how to prepare disaster plans and emergency kits for you and your family.

Device Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products Federal officials say that some of the money changing hands has corrupted doctors and endangered patients. The fast-spreading delta Covid variant could have different symptoms, experts say The Covid delta variant that was originally discovered in India is now spreading around the world.

Mold a Big Threat to People With COPD Title: Mold a Big Threat to People With COPDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM 5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday Dow futures dropped Thursday after the 30-stock average closed off 265 points as the Fed moved up its interest rate hike timetable.

Not All Experts Are Ready to Vaccinate Kids Against Covid Rare reports of minor heart damage have convinced some scientists that further study is needed before racing to extend covid shots to more children. It’s About to Get Tougher for Transgender People in Montana to Amend Birth Certificates It will soon take a court order to change one’s gender on a Montana birth certificate. Montana health officials are seeking comment on proposed rules for a law that would affect dozens of people each year.

For Losing Weight, Calorie Counting Tops Fasting Diets Title: For Losing Weight, Calorie Counting Tops Fasting DietsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM VP Harris visits Walgreens pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic Vice President Kamala Harris stopped by a Walgreens pop-up clinic in Greenville, S.C., and encouraged Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials, Cinnabon launch nutritional drink Carnation Breakfast Essentials Cinnabon Bakery Inspired Flavored Nutritional Drink contains 10 g of protein and 21 vitamins and minerals, the company said. Living With HIV Raises Odds for Sudden Cardiac Death Autopsies of those with HIV found scarring of the heart muscle -- called fibrosis -- which may explain why sudden cardiac death is more likely.

Oikos rolls out blended Greek yogurt Oikos Blended Greek Nonfat Yogurt is available in strawberry, blueberry, peach, cherry, vanilla bean and anything but plain varieties. New Covid study hints at long-term loss of brain tissue, Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned about the potential long-term effects of Covid and pointed to a new study that suggests brain tissue is being destroyed.

Health-tech vet Jonathan Bush's new venture aims to tackle disjoined EHRs The new venture is backed by a $34 million Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z).  U.S. officials keep pushing for Covid vaccinations as more transmissible delta variant gains ground Federal health officials keep pushing for more Americans to get vaccinated as the delta variant accounts for a bigger share of new cases in the United States.

Is Zinc a Friend or Foe to Kidney Stones? Title: Is Zinc a Friend or Foe to Kidney Stones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM Pandemic Silver Lining: Fewer Dangerous Flare-Ups for COPD Patients Title: Pandemic Silver Lining: Fewer Dangerous Flare-Ups for COPD PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

WHO says delta Covid variant has now spread to 80 countries and it keeps mutating The WHO is also tracking recent reports of a "delta plus" variant that has an additional mutation, said Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's Covid-19 technical lead. 5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday U.S. stock futures were flat ahead of Wednesday afternoon's conclusion of the Federal Reserve's two-day June meeting.

Looking for Love? Young People's Drinking Goes Up When Dating Title: Looking for Love? Young People's Drinking Goes Up When DatingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM France-based Mnemo Therapeutics raises €75M in Series A round The healthtech company aims to accelerate its next generation integrated CAR-T and epigenetic targeting platform.

Contributed: The Future Use Case of Voice Biomarkers Potential use in biomarkers includes detecting everything from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia.  Vaccination is key to bringing tourism back from the brink, industry leaders say Global travel and tourism took a massive hit last year as the coronavirus pandemic shut down borders and suspended most international travel.

DarioHealth's new device aims to curb slouching, boost better posture The new device tracks the user’s posture and vibrates when they slouch.    What Works Best to Ease Migraines? There's no single answer, but there are many new treatment options. Finding the right one may take some trial-and-error — so persistence is key.

Yes To’s serums compliment skin care routines Yes To is launching its Avocado Fragrance-Free Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Grapefruit Brightening Treatment Serum in July. Are You Absorbing Toxins From Your Makeup? Title: Are You Absorbing Toxins From Your Makeup?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Walmart offering digital COVID-19 vaccine record Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacy account holders will be able to access a digital version of the COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the CDC. Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetics Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetic

CureVac shares tank 50% after preliminary data shows Covid vaccine is only 47% effective The late-stage clinical trial found high prevalence of virus variants. HIMSSCast: From big pharma to the startup world YourCoach COO and podcast host Eugene Borukhovich on his journey and his insights on digital health and digital therapeutics.

Collecting FEMA Funeral Money Takes Some Tenacity — And Help A federal program to help with the funeral expenses for people who died of covid is a challenge for grieving family members who aren’t fluent in English or the ways of a bureaucracy. For Toddlers, Pandemic Shapes Development During Formative Years The pandemic created disruption and family stress that may have lasting effects on young children’s social and emotional development.

Aevice Health scores $2.1M to bring AI wearable stethoscope for remote respiratory health monitoring to Japan The Singaporean firm has also partnered with Japan's Toho Holdings to develop and market its device. Lost and Found in the Bronx Before I could say another word, Mr. Smith cut me off. “I’m so happy you called. I’ve been so worried. I brought my wife to a hospital in Queens on Thursday night and I hadn’t heard from anyone since. But, wait—you’re telling me she’s in the Bronx now?” His tone seemed to shift from gratitude [...] The post Lost and Found in the Bronx appeared first on Off the Charts.

U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 600,000 Title: U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 600,000Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM Fewer Dangerous COPD Flare-Ups During COVID A new study finds the health precautions used to combat spreading COVID may also have helped those with COPD.

Tripadvisor launches service that it says offers bigger discounts on hotels, flights Tripadvisor announced Wednesday the launch of Tripadvisor Plus, a travel subscription service that provides access to travel savings and other perks. Unvaccinated, Homebound and Now Hospitalized With Covid in New York City Across the country, doctors report that those hospitalized with covid now are largely unvaccinated. New York City lags the rest of the nation in vaccinating people 65 and older, and its efforts to reach the homebound and disabled have been late in coming and disorganized.

KLM will resume most routes this year as vaccine rollouts boost travel, CEO says Dutch airline KLM plans to reinstate almost all of its international routes this year as vaccine rollouts offer hopes of reviving the travel industry. Coronavirus Delta Variant Classified 'Variant of Concern' by CDC Title: Coronavirus Delta Variant Classified 'Variant of Concern' by CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

NACDS praises Maine law broadening access to pharmacist-provided care The newly-enacted law recognizes pharmacists as healthcare providers in Maine FDA rejects Verily's filing for wearable Parkinson's disease clinical trial tool In Verily's Letter of Intent the new feature was seeking to assess Parkinson's disease symptoms in clinical trials.  

Recibir la ayuda de FEMA para funerales de covid requiere tenacidad… y ayuda La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias ofrece hasta $9,000 en reembolso por funeral, pero para los latinos más afectados por covid, aplicar es un laberinto difícil de navegar. Kadenwood acquiring Social CBD Kadenwood said acquiring Social CBD will create the largest retail CBD distribution network in the country, including major drug and grocery chains, with products in roughly 18,000 retail stores.

Even Good Weather Didn't Lift Lockdown Blues: Study Title: Even Good Weather Didn't Lift Lockdown Blues: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM Path to Purchase Live returns in-person this November Path to Purchase Live — slated for Nov. 1 to 3 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla. — will feature industry experts presenting new strategies for attendees, as well as key networking opportunities.

Africa sees 44% spike in new Covid infections, 20% increase in deaths Reports of new Covid cases have decreased in every region of the world except Africa, where weekly cases jumped 44% while fatalities rose 20%. Teva intros generic Soolantra Soolantra is used for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea.

Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetics People may be absorbing and ingesting potentially toxic chemicals from their cosmetic products, a new study suggests. Pfizer CEO sees a return to 'normal' globally by the end of 2022 By the end of 2022, there should be enough Covid vaccine doses for most world leaders to successfully inoculate their populations, Pfizer's Albert Bourla said.

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China's new Covid hotspot reports zero new cases for the first time since latest outbreak Guangzhou saw a cluster of cases appear since May 21 prompting local lockdowns and mass testing, but daily new case numbers have started falling. How Dreams Might Prepare You for What's Next Dreams can feel random and disjointed but might actually serve a higher function, helping you prepare for what's ahead, according to new research findings.

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Air travel in Asia won’t return to pre-Covid levels ‘anytime soon,’ says Singapore minister Lawrence Wong, Singapore's finance minister, said Asia is facing "rolling waves" of Covid-19 infections and vaccination rates in many countries are not high. Two Trees Distilling, Prost Beverage and RF Kettle announce merger Prost Beverage, RF Kettle and Two Trees Distilling are merging under a newly formed parent company, Two Trees Beverage.

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South Korea's KT Corp., NeuroSigma team up to develop AI-powered electronic therapies KT will also open its digital healthcare platform for NeuroSigma's advanced monitoring and AI analysis services. Splat debuts limited-edition ‘The Suicide Squad’-inspired color kits Splat’s six limited-edition color kits, inspired by “The Suicide Squad" movie, contain exclusive collectible trading cards, featuring characters from the film.

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HDA names 2021 DIANA Award winners The Arlington, Va.-based trade association presented the awards as part of its virtual 2021 HDA BLC Online conference.  Many U.S. Seniors May Need Better Knee Arthritis Care Title: Many U.S. Seniors May Need Better Knee Arthritis CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

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Chobani cuts out sugar via Zero Sugar line Chobani Zero Sugar, available in four varieties, contains milk that’s been filtered to reduce the naturally occurring sugar, the company said. Insurtech company Bright Health hits NYSE with $60M public offering The company is planning to list the initial stock price somewhere between $20 and $23 per share. 

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