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Biden administration to give $1B to community health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding nearly $1 billion to community health centers across the nation, the Biden administration announced Tuesday. The funds are …

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Racial disparity gap closing over COVID vaccines: Updates

(2 days ago) $825M to be distributed to community mental health centers. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced Tuesday it …

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Thousands of New York health workers got vaccinated as

(9 days ago) As New York's COVID vaccine mandate for health workers loomed, thousands got shots to keep jobs. ALBANY, N.Y. — In the final push before …

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COVID-19 booster shot available to millions with

(5 days ago) A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention committee that reviewed the data wanted to make sure even people who don’t have access to health care can get a …

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Climate change impacts heart health. People of color are

(1 days ago) Climate change, heat waves affect heart health, experts say. Here's why that puts people of color at higher risk. Martha Gabriel knows the effects of sweltering heat. For the last five years

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Therapy can help. How to find the right mental health

(8 days ago) "Therapy can of course be helpful for folks struggling with symptoms of mental illness and (who) want help finding immediate relief from acute symptoms," says Alex Jenny, a licensed clinical

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Who is considered 'high risk' for COVID booster shots

(9 days ago) Some underlying health conditions that may require a booster shot at least six months after the second dose of the vaccine could include anybody …

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NY Gov. Hochul poised to enforce medical worker vaccine

(1 days ago) Nuvance Health system, which consists of hospitals in the Hudson Valley, on Thursday also asserted state data related to its hospitals' vaccination rates …

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As vaccine mandate deadline looms, NY medical worker

(8 days ago) Garnett Health reported 66% of its workforce at Catskills Regional Medical Center in Sullivan County had been fully vaccinated. And Bassett Healthcare Network reported 66% of its workforce at A.O

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President Joe Biden gets a vaccine booster shot: COVID Updates

(9 days ago) Public health officials in Los Angeles have identified 211 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout the county since the start of the pandemic, according to …

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CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster shots for some people

(3 days ago) State health officials said they are investigating the report. Meanwhile, state health officials reported 11 new COVID-19 clusters at schools. Data from the …

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White House mandates vaccines for federal contractors: Updates

(3 days ago) Among unvaccinated people, 37% say COVID-19 is a major threat to public health, and 21% say it's a major threat to personal health. South African president: Global vaccine distribution 'an

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To win, Democrats must be bold on health care and higher wages

(4 days ago) Because every working American knows that our health care system is unfair. It’s based on luck. And winners and losers aren’t divided by political ideologies. We've listened to thousands of …

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COVID vaccine rates are lagging among pregnant people, CDC

(8 days ago) The administration's COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force director, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, referenced those rates along with similar percentages in …

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COVID treatment pill is months away, oral antivirals may

(1 days ago) KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is …

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NY officials hopeful as more health workers get jab

(5 days ago) 7 hours ago · Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with either getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs received at least one dose as …

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COVID home tests hard to find as Biden testing mandate looms

(Just Now) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will issue new rules, called an emergency temporary standard, detailing how employers must carry out the vaccinate-or-test mandate.

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NYC teacher vaccine mandate setback; masks in school: Live

(4 days ago) The first case was reported on Aug. 25, according to the Northeast Tri-County Health District. Out of the 74 total infected, 33 were fully vaccinated and of the five residents who died, one was

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Love in the age of COVID update: Couple weds amid cancer

(Just Now) The couple, once featured in a USA TODAY Network series about love during this public health crisis, faced a setback when Treurnicht's work visa expired, making him return to South Africa.

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CDC: Salmonella outbreak doubles, cilantro and lime

(2 days ago) 2 days ago · Health officials also believe true number of infections is much higher than reported as some people recover from salmonella without medical care and therefore are not tested for it.

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COVID-19 booster: CDC committee to vote Thursday on Pfizer

(Just Now) Health and patient safety coverage at USA TODAY is made possible in part by a grant from the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation and Competition in Healthcare. The Masimo Foundation does not

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Vaccine supply sufficient for boosters, kids' shots. COVID

(5 days ago) U.S. health authorities say they are confident there is enough vaccine available for older Americans seeking booster shots and young children for whom initial doses are expected to be approved

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R. Kelly, COVID-19 vaccine boosters, Brian Laundrie, New

(8 days ago) 1 day ago · Thousands of NY health care workers could lose jobs. Tens of thousands of health care workers across New York state could lose their jobs as soon …

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Fact check: Canadian health official didn't experience

(8 days ago) The claim: Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, has developed Bell's palsy from a COVID-19 vaccine. Social media users are …

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FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shot for people

(4 days ago) The FDA authorized booster shots for people 65 and older, younger adults with underlying health conditions and those in jobs that put them at high-risk for COVID-19. The newly-authorized boosters

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Myocarditis after COVID vaccine: What to know about symptoms

(9 days ago) Health experts including Dr. Chandhiran Rangaswamy, a University of Louisville Health physician who specializes in cardiovascular medicine, said the side effect is extremely rare and the focus

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COVID: Biden, CMS requires all health care workers to get

(9 days ago) Health care systems are working hard to boost vaccine confidence among staff, but they say the federal government needs to support hospitals if …

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Missouri hospital to issue panic buttons after COVID

(1 days ago) 2 hours ago · Assaults on health care workers have been a concern for years, Missouri Hospital Association spokesman Dave Dillon said, but COVID-19 “has changed the dynamic in a number of ways.”

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Asthma organization warns not to use hydrogen peroxide to

(Just Now) Other uses of it include a disinfectant cleaner, stain remover and is a common ingredient in teeth whiteners, according to the Cleveland Health Clinic. Millions eligible for a COVID-19 booster

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Some resist COVID-19 vaccines but embrace monoclonal

(2 days ago) 9 hours ago · Monoclonal antibody treatment, while also safe and effective against COVID-19, provides protection that is temporary, less adaptable, harder to access and far more costly for taxpayers, and

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Terminal illness on TikTok helps demystify death, dying

(8 days ago) Mental health TikTok is powerful.:But is it therapy? People want to be seen – in life and in death. The short-form video app TikTok offers users an unexpectedly intimate space to navigate and

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NBA releases COVID-19 health and safety protocols for 2021

(9 days ago) 24 minutes ago · In the COVID-19 health and safety protocols for the 2021-22 season sent to teams on Tuesday, the NBA made clear it wants players vaccinated.

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Fact check: Inhaling hydrogen peroxide for COVID-19 is

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · Health care providers commonly use hydrogen peroxide as a disinfectant in hospitals, where it is "extremely well-regulated," according to Dr. Gregory Schrank, an infectious disease specialist at

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ChristianaCare fires 150 staff for not complying with

(6 days ago) ChristianaCare has fired 150 employees for not complying with its COVID-19 vaccine requirement, the health system announced Monday. Dr. Janice Nevin, CEO …

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CDC finds a possible link to rare bacteria that sickened

(7 days ago) 7 hours ago · Health officials recommend "thorough handwashing with soap and water before and after handling or cleaning aquariums and feeding fish, wearing …

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Opinion: Opting out of the COVID-19 vaccine is not ‘a

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Ultimately, public health approaches to vaccine hesitancy routinely demonstrate that the most effective means of getting people to sign on to the vaccine are not using guilt or shame. Instead, they involve education targeting the specific concerns of hesitant communities, increasing access to the vaccine, recruiting trusted leaders to advocate

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What is the Blue Zones diet

(8 days ago) In addition to the hope of living a long life, Buettner says the diet can also help with other health issues. In a 10-week challenge broadcast on the "Today" show in 2019 , …

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Fact check: Anyone can get COVID-19, including homeless people

(4 days ago) Data from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, which works to improve health care for homeless people, shows more than 375,000 people nationwide have tested positive for …

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Facebook owns Instagram and owns how it harms mental

(8 days ago) The research raised concerns about how teens' mental health is hurt by the use of Instagram, a Facebook social media platform that attracts …

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All health care should be as easy as hospice, even if you

(2 days ago) Hospice demonstrates we can reduce health care administrative burdens while improving care for patients and family caregivers and saving money by keeping patients out of …

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Parasocial relationship explained: Meaning and is it

(Just Now) In the past, parasocial attachments were studied in the context of examining the feelings fans formed for a character a star portrayed. Experts say the term as it is being used today is "blurrier

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US News Best Hospital ranking includes first health equity

(3 days ago) The health inequities revealed in the data could be caused by a decreased access to health care, patient-doctor communication barriers, lack …

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Five things Arizonans need to know about COVID-19 booster

(4 days ago) CVS Health, for example, announced Friday that 111 locations in Arizona were offering Pfizer boosters to eligible individuals. Appointments can …

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Tylenol during pregnancy: Researchers urge caution using

(9 days ago) HEALTH. Tylenol during pregnancy? Here's why researchers are urging caution. Jeanine Santucci. USA TODAY. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient …

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How many steps should you walk per day

(7 days ago) An effective way to establish more achievable goals, she argues, is for the messaging to come from the top, namely the U.S. Department of Health and …

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TikTok mental health content has exploded. But is it therapy

(8 days ago) Mental health content has exploded on the immensely popular social media platform. The hashtag #mentalhealth has 15.3 billion views and #therapistsoftiktok has 318 million. Therapist creators say

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How a hybrid party inspired me for the future

(Just Now) 5 hours ago · HEALTH AND WELLNESS. How a hybrid party inspired me for the future. Kelly Lawler. USA TODAY. Over the weekend my friends and family attended my baby shower, virtually and in …

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