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How a man I never met saved my life My CNN colleague Richard Roth recently needed a kidney transplant -- his second in nearly 25 years. The email announcing he'd gotten the organ and was so grateful for his donor made me smile and cry a little.
Poll shows how parents are doing on firework safety Setting off fireworks is a tradition for many families on summer holidays like July Fourth and Canada Day, but it can have dangerous consequences -- particularly for young people.
How Pfizer Won the Pandemic, Reaping Outsize Profit and Influence The drugmaker has the best-selling vaccine to prevent covid and the most effective drug to treat it. Its success has overshadowed the government’s covid-fighting strategy. Giant taps Ted Williams as director of nonfoods Williams will be responsible for the health and personal care, seasonal, general merchandise, pet supplies, candy and baby departments.
It's OK to feel angry at the Roe v. Wade reversal. Here's how to take care of yourself in this tough time The US Supreme Court decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion left many feeling angry and anxious about the future. Experts shared some advice on how to process what happened and make room for self-care. It's OK to feel angry at the Roe reversal. Here's how to take care of yourself Angry, upset, depressed, anxious.
Merck given FDA approval for new Vaxneuvance indication With this expanded indication, Vaxneuvance is the first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine approved in almost a decade to help protect pediatric populations against invasive pneumococcal disease. Crowdsourced Data on Overdoses Pinpoints Where to Help University of Texas researchers are testing a program that would allow harm reduction groups to crowdsource data on fatal and nonfatal drug overdoses statewide. While the data relies on word of mouth, they say, it is more comprehensive than anything that exists now and can be used immediately to prevent overdoses.
In A Post-Pandemic World, Nadiah Wan Steers Growth At Malaysia’s TMC Life Sciences With more beds, new clinics and expanded medical services, the CEO is bolstering the company’s position as a leading healthcare provider in the region. Highly Contagious BA.5 Variant Becomes Dominant In U.S. As Covid Cases Rise The BA.5 strain—a subvariant of omicron—accounted for more than half of all U.S. coronavirus cases last week, as federal regulators encourage drugmakers to retool their vaccines to target new virus strains this fall.
COVID-19 and Summer 2022: Boost Now or Best to Wait? A new combination vaccine for COVID-19 will likely be coming out this fall, offering more protection against the Omicron variants of COVID-19. More parts of China battle Covid and threats of lockdown as cases spike again Just days after China relaxed some Covid controls, virus cases in different parts of the country have put new regions on alert.
Q&A: Why adopting digital therapeutics requires a healthcare paradigm shift Happify Health chief strategy officer Chris Wasden discusses the company's partnership strategy, the business environment for digital therapeutics and how to encourage physician uptake. WebMD acquires analytics specialist Mercury Healthcare As part of the deal, Mercury will join WebMD Provider, the company’s business focused on consumer/physician engagement and clinical education.
CVS Health breaks with NACDS, remains committed to advancing, supporting value of pharmacy CVS Health said that it is fully committed to advancing and supporting the value of pharmacy and the critical role that pharmacists play as healthcare providers in their communities, despite its break from NACDS. Nicole Shanahan and Jennifer Garrison discuss aging and fertility. For more Life Itself talks and related articles visit CNN's collection here.
Elixir debuts specialty generic enhancement for plan sponsors, members The enhancement allows members to receive generic versions of certain specialty medications at a $0 copay and has the potential to provide an average savings of up to $40,000 annually. The US Is Funding A Massive Virus Hunt That Might Cause Another Pandemic. Great Idea! USAID is pouring $125 million into an effort to seek out novel viruses in remote areas of the world. The agency seems oblivious to the dangers of bringing 1000s of new viruses into major population centers.
ANI gets FDA nod for generic Tranxene Clorazepate dipotassium tablets, which are used to manage anxiety disorders, have a market value of approximately $25.8 million, according to IQVIA. RoC Skincare, Sarah Jessica Parker team up on new initiative The #LookForwardProject is focused on celebrating the power of optimism and its scientifically backed impact on long-term health and well-being.
Keeping Current with Cardiac Device Technologies “If nurses understand the purpose of cardiac devices and the care of patients receiving them, they will be better equipped to teach patients to be confident in their own self-care.” When I was an RN in the cardiac electrophysiology lab, we frequently performed device implants or procedures for patients with heart failure. When giving report [...] The post Keeping Current with Cardiac Device Technologies appeared first on Off the Charts. Dr. Sanjay Gupta compares a healthy human brain to one affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Supreme Court Decision On EPA Could Have Implications For Other Regulatory Agencies, Like FDA The Supreme Court's decision in the West Virginia v EPA case has repercussions that extend beyond the EPA’s ability to regulate the environment. The decision could in fact impact the authority of all federal agencies that issue regulations, such as the FDA. Biggest Weight Gain Now Comes Early in Adulthood New research shows most American adults have not only gained more weight, but they gained most of it earlier in life.
Natalist’s latest launches cater to every stage of reproductive journey The latest launches from the brand include CoQ10 Gummies, Prenatal Gummies, Pregnancy Test Strips and an at-home collection of its Women’s Fertility Test. How an increasingly popular supplement landed a man in the hospital A private nutritionist told a British man to take large doses of vitamin D along with other supplements. It didn't go well.
Road rage can overcome even the best drivers. Here's how to keep your cool while driving Whether someone cut you off or won't stop blaring a horn at you, there are reasons road rage can get the best of us. Traffic and anger psychologists share how to remain calm and stay safe on the road. REM Sleep Critical to Emotional Health: Study Knowing how the brain processes emotion during REM sleep may open the door to new mental health therapies, say researchers in Switzerland.
Government Drug Price Negotiations Offer A False Promise These "negotiations" are just price controls in disguise. As such, they'd decimate medical innovation and deprive patients of access to lifesaving medications. Hy-Vee to host quarterly Best of Local Brands Summit Midwestern vendors are invited to submit their products for potential Hy-Vee distribution.
‘All-In-One’ Vaccine Could Protect Against Future Covid-19 Variants, Researchers Say Researchers from the California Institute of Technology say the “mosaic-8” vaccine could protect people from other coronaviruses, including SARS and MERS. Why Does My Stomach Growl? Stomach sounds are a normal part of hunger and digestion. Here’s what’s going on in there and why.
Joey Chestnut Downs 63 Hot Dogs, Miki Sudo 40 To Win Nathan’s Eating Contest Chestnut won his 15th title, and Sudo her 8th. What makes them such top dogs? Here's how a young man I never met saved my life My CNN colleague Richard Roth recently needed a kidney transplant -- his second in nearly 25 years. The email announcing he'd gotten the organ and was so grateful for his donor made me smile and cry a little.
Bio Farma, ConnectedLife, Fitbit and Google Cloud develop new platform to encourage Indonesians to live healthier The platform lets users synchronise their health insights to know how their lifestyle impacts their health. Despite Scrutiny, Health Insurers Already Looking To Expand Medicare Advantage For 2023 Health insurers are expanding their Medicare Advantage markets for 2023 despite uncertain financial markets and scrutiny of certain business practices.
Lunit to deliver AI imaging solutions to Bumrungrad International Hospital Fujifilm Thailand supports this implementation using Microsoft Azure. Demand for abortion providers is expected to surge in some states. Doctors and nurses turned to TikTok to offer help After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, medical professionals across the country are using their TikTok accounts to show support and offer help to obstetricians and gynecologists who may be facing an increased demand for abortion care in states where the procedure is still legal.
My transplant opened my eyes to the need for organ donors After having a liver transplant, CNN's Eryn Mathewson wanted to know what prevents people in vulnerable communities from getting transplants and what's being done to fix the issue. She wanted her experience with the transplant system to be the norm. New poll reveals how parents are doing on fireworks safety Setting off fireworks is a tradition for many families on summer holidays like July Fourth and Canada Day, but it can have dangerous consequences -- particularly for young people.
How Can I Get Rid of Fungus on My Nails How Can I Get Rid of Fungus on My Nails? Abortion laws impact people trying to become pregnant, too When the Roe v. Wade ruling came down, it affected people across the US, including families hoping to get pregnant. Experts share how abortion procedures have been used in fertility journeys and what the future may look like without federal protections.
Is Omicron BA.5 ‘Worst Version’ Of Covid-19 Coronavirus Seen? Here are the "immune escape" concerns about this subvariant that is now spreading in the U.S. and appears to be fueling a new wave in NYC. New Healthcare Price Transparency Rule Took Effect July 1, But It May Not Help Much Yet On July 1, 2022, the new Transparency in Coverage Final Rule went into effect. It could upend how Americans shop for healthcare services—and how much they pay.
How to stay safe while using fireworks If you plan to light fireworks on July Fourth, here are some safety tips to keep in mind. What Does Retinol Do to Your Skin What Does Retinol Do to Your Skin?
Serena Williams Wears Facial Tape For Sinus Issues. Is This Effective? Tennis great Serena Williams is placing tape on her face to relieve sinus issues. Does this help? Does Spirulina Make You Poop Does Spirulina Make You Poop?
How Do You Get Peyronies Disease How Do You Get Peyronie's Disease? What Does Appetite Mean What Does Appetite Mean?
U.S. Fireworks Injuries Are on the Rise Title: U.S. Fireworks Injuries Are on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM Giant African Land Snail Appears In Florida, Prompts Quarantine, Meningitis Concerns This snail had been decaled eradicated in Florida in 1975 and then again in 2021. But it may be back again, carrying the risk of rat lungworm.
Harnessing a Virus to Fight a Killer Brain Tumor in Kids Title: Harnessing a Virus to Fight a Killer Brain Tumor in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM FTC Goes After PBMs, Warns Of Legal Action Last month, the FTC voted unanimously to examine rising list prices of insulin, but also to probe possible anti-competitive practices by PBMs. Proof of the establishment of anti-competitive practices - such as rebate walls - would likely lead to legal action being taken against PBMs.
Can a Herniated Disc Heal on Its Own Can a Herniated Disc Heal on Its Own? Genetic 'Taste Score' Could Help Us Eat Healthier Genetic 'Taste Score' Could Help Us Eat Healthier and Reduce Disease Risk
Fauci Has 'Rebound' COVID After Paxlovid, But Says Drug Kept Him Out of the Hospital Title: Fauci Has 'Rebound' COVID After Paxlovid, But Says Drug Kept Him Out of the HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM Mystery Listeria Outbreak in 10 States, 1 Death, 22 Hospitalized Title: Mystery Listeria Outbreak in 10 States, 1 Death, 22 HospitalizedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Listen: Julie Rovner Rehashes the ‘Roe’ Decision 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. Stay Independent of Asthma, Allergies This July 4th Title: Stay Independent of Asthma, Allergies This July 4thCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
What Is the Main Cause of Arrhythmia What Is the Main Cause of Arrhythmia? Myths about abortion and women's mental health are widespread, experts say In pre-counseling sessions and online, myths about what happens to a woman's mental well-being following an abortion are widespread and misleading, researchers say.
What Is a Neurotic Person What Is a Neurotic Person? Politics Big Factor in Folks' Decision to Get Boosters Title: Politics Big Factor in Folks' Decision to Get BoostersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Some Viruses Make People More Attractive to Mosquitoes Title: Some Viruses Make People More Attractive to MosquitoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM Tests Find Salmonella in Third of Store-Bought Ground Chicken Title: Tests Find Salmonella in Third of Store-Bought Ground ChickenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
FDA: Vidalia Onion Recall Due To Listeria Concerns Affects Wegmans, Publix, 5 States Testing by A&M Farms found a not-so -sweet finding about one of its packaging lines for this sweet onion. Genetic 'Taste Score' Could Help Us Eat Healthier and Reduce Disease Risk Addicted to cookies? Can't stand broccoli? You may be able to blame mom and dad.
FDA Tells Vaccine Makers to Update Boosters to Target Omicron Subvariants Title: FDA Tells Vaccine Makers to Update Boosters to Target Omicron SubvariantsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Risks Later Title: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Risks LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Will You Be Depositing at the 'Stool Bank' Someday? Title: Will You Be Depositing at the 'Stool Bank' Someday?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM U.S. Orders 105 Million More Pfizer Shots for Fall Booster Campaign Title: U.S. Orders 105 Million More Pfizer Shots for Fall Booster CampaignCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Fat Pharms: Antidepressants and Weight Gain Some antidepressants are more likely to make you gain weight than others, but the pros may outweigh the cons. CDC: Listeria Outbreak Linked To Florida, 22 Hospitalized, One Dead, One Lost Fetus Add this to Florida’s current meningococcal disease outbreak, their at least 41 monkeypox cases, and their current Covid-19 upswing.
Alaffia appoints CMO As chief marketing officer, Lanaia Edwards will oversee marketing, creative, product development and brand strategy. Pets and fireworks: How to keep your animals calm and safe on July 4 Many of our furry friends -- dogs, cats, even ferrets and birds -- go a bit ape when they hear the pops, sizzles and rocket sounds of fireworks. Here's how to help.
How Much Health Insurers Pay for Almost Everything Is About to Go Public New government rules force health insurers to publicly disclose what they pay for just about every service. That information could help consumers and employers know whether they’re getting a fair deal. Telehealth platform Connect2MyDoctor launches AR patient education module It has zoom, rotate, and annotate features to help specialists explain procedures to patients virtually.
'Life's Essential 8' Components of Heart Health Title: 'Life's Essential 8' Components of Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM Kids under 5 can finally get the Covid-19 vaccine. What should parents consider? Parents of children under age 5 can finally get their kids the coronavirus vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have given the green light for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young kids. Now, everyone ages 6 months and older is eligible for vaccination.
ShopRite works to improve milk, dairy access with Add Milk! campaign The Add Milk! pilot program aims to boost the power of New Jersey SNAP dollars spent on milk and other dairy products. How to Get Rid of Medical Debt — Or Avoid It in the First Place Medical bills can add stress to the already stressful experience of dealing with a medical crisis. And if you can’t pay those bills, they can linger, wreaking havoc on your financial goals and credit. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Pool Neck Floats a Danger to Babies, FDA Warns Title: Pool Neck Floats a Danger to Babies, FDA WarnsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM How Do You Get Vaginitis Infection How Do You Get Vaginitis?
'You do not want this' virus: California man with monkeypox urges others to get vaccinated Matt Ford edits videos for a living, so it wasn't a stretch for him to put one together for TikTok. But his latest post wasn't a crazy dance or a video about how to peel a banana the right way. Study Spots Key Factor in Kids' Friendships Title: Study Spots Key Factor in Kids' FriendshipsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Staffing Shortages Have U.S. Nursing Homes in Crisis Title: Staffing Shortages Have U.S. Nursing Homes in CrisisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM Ohio Supreme Court Lets Abortion Ban Stand—Here’s Where State Lawsuits Stand Now Abortion providers are taking aim at states' bans in state court after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread "Urgent and coordinated action is imperative if we are to turn a corner in the race to reverse the ongoing spread of this disease," said the head of WHO Europe. Scientists Find Brain Mechanism Behind Age-Related Memory Loss Discovery could lead to new dementia treatments or even help prevent cognitive decline in the first place, Johns Hopkins researchers say.
What Is Quercetin Used For What Is Quercetin Used For? Rite Aid Healthy Futures expands partnership with SeriousFun Children’s Network Rite Aid Healthy Futures has committed a $3 million grant over three years to fund SeriousFun’s health-related DEI initiatives.
Vaccine Makers to Update Boosters to Target Omicron Subvariants The FDA announced has asked vaccine makers to update their COVID booster shots to target the Omicron subvariants known as BA.4 and BA.5. Opioids May Cause More Harm Than Good After Mild to Moderate Surgery Opioid prescriptions after minor to moderate surgeries do not reduce pain after patient discharge, according to a new meta-analysis. Researchers also found that patients given opioid prescriptions are at higher risk of adverse events, including vomiting, nausea, and constipation.
Menopause Linked With Higher Alzheimer's Risk Title: Menopause Linked With Higher Alzheimer's RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM Walgreens On Track To Open 100 ‘Health Corners’ By Year’s End Walgreens is on track to open 100 Health Corners by the end of the year as part of the drugstore chain’s effort to help health plan subscribers better manage chronic conditions.
Big Employers Are Offering Abortion Benefits. Will the Information Stay Safe? Work-based benefits may expand access to abortion for people who live in areas where the service is unavailable, but experts warn that claiming benefits could create a paper trail for law enforcement officials to follow. Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5? CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen answers parents' questions about what to consider now that children under age 5 can finally get the Covid-19 vaccine.
The workout that beats HIIT for better heart health If you're looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests. How Much Health Insurers Pay for Almost Everything Is About to Go Public New government rules force health insurers to publicly disclose what they pay for just about every service. That information could help consumers and employers know whether they’re getting a fair deal.
Camber debuts generic Truvada The medication is a two-drug combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, both HIV-1 nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors. LA’s First Heat Officer Says Helping Vulnerable Communities Is Key to Achieving Climate Goals Los Angeles taps Marta Segura, director of the city’s climate emergency mobilization office, as its first heat officer. Segura, the first Hispanic person to hold such a position in the country, will work across city departments on an early warning system while developing cooling strategies.
Sex Drive: How Do Men and Women Compare? Experts discuss the differences between male sex drive and female sex drive. Plant that traps prey underground is the 1st of its kind to be discovered Scientists have discovered a carnivorous plant that grows prey-trapping contraptions underground, feeding off subterranean creatures such as worms, larvae and beetles.
Monkeypox Symptoms Look Different In Recent Cases Than Previous Outbreaks, Doctors Warn Rashes have been different and more localized in recent monkeypox cases and at least one in six patients studied in London would not have been considered a likely monkeypox case under current guidelines, doctors said. Race correction in medicine has pitted students against their teachers, caught the attention of Congress and led to a lawsuit against the NFL. In late 2021, a joint task force of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) outlined a new race-free approach to diagnose kidney disease.
Giant opens new store in Richboro, Pa. The 50,340-sq.-ft. store will operate from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week and employ approximately 170 full- and part-time team members. AHA News: 8 Days After Giving Birth, 29-Year-Old Had a Stroke Title: AHA News: 8 Days After Giving Birth, 29-Year-Old Had a StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream salutes summer with At the Pool collection The At the Pool collection is designed to capture the carefree, blissful moments of a leisurely day spent poolside, the company said. This Fourth of July, Aim to Be Free of Food Waste With the U.S. inflation rate at 8% in May, Americans are estimated to spend about $6.9 billion on food for July Fourth. So how can Americans avoid overbuying and over-preparing this holiday season?
What Robin Williams' widow wants you to know about the future of Lewy body dementia For Robin Williams' widow, learning about Lewy body dementia has made her husband's death make sense. Susan Schneider Williams details the comedian's final days, and the future of LBD research, diagnosis and treatment. SCOTUS Opinion Leak Caused Spike in Search for Abortion Drugs During the week of the leak, May 1 to May 8, Google recorded 350,000 internet searches for abortion medications, the greatest number since the search company began collecting data in 2004.
Many Parents Ignore Fireworks Safety Title: Many Parents Ignore Fireworks SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Hospitalized With Pancreatitis The pancreas is a big digestive gland that sits behind the stomach. It can get inflamed for a variety of reasons, but it is most often related to gallstone disease or excessive alcohol use.
Roundup: CardieX files 510(k) for dual blood pressure, arterial health monitor and more briefs Also, I-MED will expand its deployment of 4DMedical's lung imaging tool across its network in Australia. What's the Best Timing for COVID Shots in Pregnancy? Title: What's the Best Timing for COVID Shots in Pregnancy?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Key Player In Acute And Chronic Disease: The Inflammasome Inflammation plays a critical role in both acute and long term SARS-CoV-2 infection, as well as many of the most serious chronic diseases. In this first installment of the inflammation series, we will do an overview of the inflammasome, inflammatory interleukin cytokines, and gasdermin-D. Opioids May Cause More Harm Than Good Opioids May Cause More Harm Than Good After Mild to Moderate Surgery
Amring launches generic Timoptic in Ocudose Timolol maleate ophthalmic solution is indicated for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. Study: Telemental healthcare associated with increased outpatient contact, hospitalization follow-ups The study found that greater use of telehealth among patients with severe mental illness did not affect medication adherence.
Walmart wraps up largest ever annual Open Call event Walmart has chosen more than 330 products made, grown or assembled in the United States to be sold in stores and online, according to preliminary results of the retailer's ninth annual Open Call. Drug Prices Make Headlines Again As Senate Democrats Push Forward Pricing Reforms Senate Democrats appear to be making progress on pushing forward a set of politically popular drug pricing reforms. A detailed plan has yet to be released. However, reports suggest the plan would be similar to provisions included in Build Back Better legislation, which the House passed in Nov 2021.
First Major League Soccer Player Is Diagnosed With CTE Title: First Major League Soccer Player Is Diagnosed With CTECategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM Meet the explorer that could be 1st to search for life in Martian caves Exploring beneath the surface of other planets may be the key to determining whether life has ever existed outside of Earth.
Cómo evitar, o deshacerse, de una deuda médica Más de 100 millones de personas en el país, con o sin seguro de salud, tienen deudas médicas. Saber navegar un complejo sistema de facturación y "trampas" puede ayudar a saldarlas sin caer en bancarrota, o evitarlas. Study: Smartphone apps aid in tracking and reporting COVID-19 However, the review noted some concerns still need to be addressed, like data privacy and security.
California May Require Labels on Pot Products to Warn of Mental Health Risks Doctors and lawmakers in California want cannabis products labeled to warn consumers of the increased risk of schizophrenia and other disorders associated with heavy use. Can the Flu Vaccine Help Keep Older Minds Sharp? Flu vaccination has been linked to a 40% lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, according to a new study.
Will Virtual Therapists Help To Overcome The Skills Shortage In Mental Health? Mental health providers are struggling to attract the talent they need to cope with the surging demand for mental health services. New research suggests virtual therapists could be the answer. Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease Scientists have uncovered a new genetic link for Alzheimer's disease in women, and this gene discovery may explain why more women get the disease.
HRG’s Future 50: Standout products hitting store shelves in 2022 Take a look at the 50 products that set themselves apart at the shelf in 2021. Some Pharmacy Chains Limit Morning-After Pill Sales to Avoid Potential Shortage Title: Some Pharmacy Chains Limit Morning-After Pill Sales to Avoid Potential ShortageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM
Gun Safety Bill Extends Drug Middlemen Protection From Anti-Kickback Measure Big drug sellers got a major concession that has nothing to do with making communities safer from gun violence. Mesh Bio, MultiOmic Health to generate AI-driven insights on Asian metabolic diseases Their joint study will empower their respective development of precision therapeutic and diagnostic solutions for metabolic disorders.
As Monkeypox Spreads, Here’s Who Should Get A Vaccine—And How Supplies of monkeypox vaccine are limited and states will receive doses based on the number of cases there are and how many people are at risk of severe disease. Headed Back to the Water? Keep Swim Safety in Mind Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4, with 425 such events in 2020, according to the CDC
FDA recommends changing composition of Covid-19 vaccines for use this fall The FDA told Covid-19 vaccine makers Thursday to update future vaccines adding an Omicron BA.4/5 component to offer more protection. Walgreens Boots Alliance reports store, online sales bounce back in Q3 Operating income from continuing operations in the first nine months of fiscal 2022 increased 54.3% to $2.2 billion, compared with $1.4 billion in the same period a year ago.
Why you should talk about sex with your partner after the SCOTUS decision on abortion It's never too early in a relationship to talk about contraception, pregnancy and abortion, experts say. Knowing where each partner stands can help you feel confident in the event of an unintended pregnancy now that many people across the country are losing access to abortion. What Are the 7 Signs of Alzheimers What Are the 7 Signs of Alzheimer’s?
Get Mental Health Help in Your Rural Area Finding mental health help can be harder in rural areas. Find out more about where to find resources. New Report Raises Question: Can You Get COVID From Your Cat? News that a veterinarian in Thailand was infected with COVID by a cat she was treating raises new questions about risk of animal-to-human transmission.
Period tracking app Flo adds 'anonymous mode' after Roe decision The period tracking app said a mode that allows users to access the app without a name, email or technical identifier will be available in the coming weeks. U.S. Begins Targeted Vaccine Rollout Against Monkeypox Title: U.S. Begins Targeted Vaccine Rollout Against MonkeypoxCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM
What Are the Warning Signs of Neuropathy What Are the Warning Signs of Neuropathy? Companies launch on-trend products at the height of pandemic Some companies took the chance and launched new CPG items that became extremely profitable.
How Public Health Technology Can Be Misused To Stifle Dissent A Covid-19 tracking system was misused in China to place “digital handcuffs” against protestors. Origin Of Virus Variation: Real-Time Evolution Of SARS-CoV-2 In An Immunocompromised Patient Where do variants come from? New variants may arise in long-term infections of immunocompromised patients.
The Flu Vaccine May Guard Against Alzheimer's More Evidence the Flu Vaccine May Guard Against Alzheimer' Fauci says his Covid rebounded after Paxlovid Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, recently revealed he is experiencing a rebound of his Covid-19 infection after taking the antiviral medication Paxlovid.
Vitafusion partners with Tiffany Haddish to launch 2-in-1 immune, beauty gummies The brand is launching its new Multi + Immune Support and Multi + Beauty with a campaign starring Tiffany Haddish. Montana’s Blackfeet Tribe to Use Dogs to Sniff Out Disease and Contaminants The Blackfeet Nation is experimenting with a new way to detect chronic wasting disease in animals used by tribal members for food and cultural practices.
Vision Issues Could Raise Odds for Dementia Title: Vision Issues Could Raise Odds for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM More Promising Phage News—Using Bacteria-Killing Viruses To Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections A recent international study led by Graham Hatfull, PhD, reported encouraging outcomes in 20 consecutive patients with life-threatening infections who were treated with phages.
Scientists are trying to 'outsmart cancer' CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on how scientists have found ways that mRNA vaccines may be helpful in cancer treatment. Pfizer Plans a Vaccine to Target All Coronaviruses Pizer and its partner BioNTech announced plans on Wednesday to develop a vaccine that will work against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and the entire class, or family, of related coronaviruses.
Internet searches for medication abortion reached record highs after Supreme Court leak Internet search traffic on abortion medication surged 162% higher than expected and reached a record high in the days after a draft of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision was leaked in May, according to new research. Alka-Seltzer joins forces with T-Pain to debut Hangover Relief The Alka-Seltzer brand released a remixed version of its iconic “Plop Plop, Fizz Fizz” jingle — mixed, produced and recorded by rapper, musician and cocktail enthusiast T-Pain.
Clinical support tool Regard scores $15.3M The startup, formerly known as HealthTensor, previously raised a $5 million seed in early 2021. Biden: Senate Should Break Filibuster To Codify Abortion Rights Into Law “I believe we have to codify Roe v. Wade into law and the way to do that is to make sure Congress votes to do that,” Biden said.
KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: A World Without ‘Roe’ The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade has created far more questions than it has answered about the continued legality and availability of abortion, as both abortion rights supporters and anti-abortion activists scramble to put their marks on policy. Meanwhile, Congress completes work on its gun bill and the FDA takes up the problem of the next covid-19 booster. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet, and Victoria Knight of KHN join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also this week, Rovner interviews KHN’s Angela Hart, who reported and wrote the latest KHN-NPR “Bill of the Month” episode about two identical eye surgeries with very different price tags. NACDS digital content highlights role pharmacies, pharmacists play in emergencies NACDS’ “Pharmacies. The face of neighborhood health care” campaign tells the story of pharmacies’ effectiveness in serving the American public during emergencies and every day.
LGBTQ+ New Yorkers Feel More Vulnerable And Stressed Than Others, Study Shows A new survey shows that LGBTQ+ Americans experience more stress than the general population. One health plan's leaders say insurers have an important role to play. PTSD Increases The Risk Of Cognitive Decline In Middle-Aged Women Experiencing high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms over a long period of time can substantially worsen cognitive decline in middle-aged women, according to a new study.
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Pfizer Seeks Full FDA Approval For Covid Antiviral Pill Paxlovid Full approval would allow Pfizer to market the drug to consumers and let it remain on the market when officials declare the Covid emergency over. Kentucky’s Abortion Ban Blocked In Court — Here’s Where State Lawsuits Stand Now Abortion providers are taking aim at states' bans in state court after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Dr. Fauci Takes 2nd Course Of Paxlovid After Suffering Covid-19 Rebound Fauci indicated that his rebound symptoms were "much worse than in the first go-around.” Yes Sales, Booby Tape among top picks at ECRM’s Natural & Clean Beauty session Yes Sales won the Drug Store News Buyers’ Choice Award for its Ongredients Jeju Green Tea Cleansing Ball and Booby Tape was a finalist.
Pandas evolved their most perplexing feature at least 6 million years ago Giant pandas are notoriously fussy eaters. They only munch on bamboo and each day spend 15 hours eating up to 99 pounds (45 kilograms) of the stuff. Hikma enters French generic injectables market This marks Hikma’s official entry into France, which has the second largest pharmaceutical market in Europe and a generic injectables hospital market of approximately $2 billion.
How Common Is Long Covid? More Common Than You’d Think Using new data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), this article will highlight the prevalence of Long Covid and emphasize the importance of mitigating your risk. FDA backs changing Covid booster shots to target most recent omicron subvariants Dr. Peter Marks, head of the FDA's vaccine division, said manufacturers should update their shots to target omicron BA.4 and BA.5.
Federal Incentives Won’t Fix AI’s “Market Failure” In Healthcare If the EHR incentive program failed in terms of achieving interoperability and led to adverse unintended consequences, should we be applying a similar policy playbook to AI? Why you should talk about sex with your partner after SCOTUS decision on abortion Jazlynn Damasco was about three months into a relationship with her now boyfriend when they started talking about the possibility of pregnancy.
Could the Flu Shot Help Prevent Alzheimer's? Title: Could the Flu Shot Help Prevent Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM U.K. Monkeypox Cases Top 1,000 Cases of monkeypox continue to rise steadily in the U.K., with more expected over the coming days and weeks.
The workout that beats HIIT for better heart health, according to a new study If you're looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests. Families can't use WIC benefits to buy baby formula online, making shortage woes worse Vicki Hankins has been on a frantic hunt for baby formula for months.
Ted Cruz Trolls Sesame Street’s Elmo Over Covid-19 Vaccines For Kids Under 5 Looks like Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wasn’t tickled by what Elmo said. Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Now Widespread in Pigs, Can Jump to Humans Title: Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Now Widespread in Pigs, Can Jump to HumansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM
Dollar Tree, Operation Homefront to collect school supplies for military children From mid-July through August, supplies donated by customers at more than 7,800 participating Dollar Tree stores nationwide will be collected by Operation Homefront volunteers and distributed. Driving vaccination programs around COVID Pharmacies find new challenges, and new solutions, related to vaccinations.
FDA Panel Supports Rollout of Tweaked Booster Shots From Moderna, Pfizer This Fall Title: FDA Panel Supports Rollout of Tweaked Booster Shots From Moderna, Pfizer This FallCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM More Evidence the Flu Vaccine May Guard Against Alzheimer's A new study provides more evidence that influenza vaccination may help protect older adults against Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Opioid Settlement Drags Walgreens Profits Walgreens reported quarterly profits well below the year-ago period thanks largely to costs to settle with the state of Florida claims its pharmacies contributed to the opioid epidemic. An Infectious Disease Doctor’s Personal Experience With Covid: It Wasn’t ‘Just’ A Bad Cold Dr. Mark Kortepeter has studied how to identify and contain infectious diseases for decades. Two and a half years into the pandemic, he experienced Covid-19 firsthand.
Loss from Nurse Attrition Goes Deeper than Numbers On watching familiar colleagues leave your unit. Photo by Javier Allegue/ Unsplash It feels as though every week, I hear of yet another one to two colleagues who are leaving our pediatric ICU (PICU). Reasons colleagues leave. They’ve been at all kinds of experience levels. Some have only been in our unit for [...] The post Loss from Nurse Attrition Goes Deeper than Numbers appeared first on Off the Charts. AHA News: 5 Steps for a Heart-Healthy Grilling Season Title: AHA News: 5 Steps for a Heart-Healthy Grilling SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AM
More Evidence Uber, Lyft Are Reducing Drunk Driving Crashes Title: More Evidence Uber, Lyft Are Reducing Drunk Driving CrashesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AM Aetna Better Health of California donates $25K to Sharia’s Closet at One Safe Place Sharia’s Closet is a nonprofit organization that provides clothing and hygiene products to individuals and families in need, including those affected by human trafficking and domestic violence.
9 Ways to Protect Your Heart and Brain From the Summer Heat Title: 9 Ways to Protect Your Heart and Brain From the Summer HeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2022 12:00:00 AM Study: Internet searches for abortion medications surged after Roe draft leak An analysis published in JAMA Internal Medicine found about 350,000 searches for abortion pill-related terms the first week in May.
Health Inequities May Cost The U.S. One Trillion Dollars Inequities lead to significantly poorer healthcare outcomes. Even When Stroke Centers Are Near, Black Americans Often Lack Access A new study found that residents of majority Black communities more likely to live near hospitals with specialty stroke centers but they were less likely to receive care there.
Kroger opens fulfillment center in Wisconsin’s Village of Pleasant Prairie The site, which is centrally located between Milwaukee and Chicago, is powered by the Ocado Group. Genetic ‘Taste Score’ Could Help Us Eat Healthier and Reduce Disease Risk Tufts University researchers say new findings may someday advance personalized nutrition, improving diet and reducing the risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
InnovationRx: Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout; Plus, Omicron-Specific Boosters InnovationRx is your weekly digest of healthcare news. Sign up! Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging The Government Accountability Office and the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office say seniors enrolled in the program are suffering and taxpayers are getting bilked for billions of dollars a year.