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COVID: CDC chief defends eased mask mandate; new schools

(4 days ago) British health workers, aided by the army, distributed coronavirus tests door-to-door Saturday in two towns in northern England, seeking to contain …

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COVID cases, news: Fully vaccinated people can limit

(3 days ago) The notion that a "passport" could separate the vaccinated from the unvaccinated has sparked fears of a dystopian future where a person's health decisions would limit where they could travel

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COVID-19 testing: CDC loosens restrictions for vaccinated

(6 days ago) All health-care workers and residents of nursing homes with an active outbreak also must be routinely tested until no new cases are detected for two weeks.

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CDC, FDA: American opinion of public health system suffers

(Just Now) The U.S. public health system was thrust into the limelight by the coronavirus pandemic, and a survey published Thursday found many Americans aren't happy with its performance.. According to …

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COVID origins: Chinese lab leak or animals

(1 days ago) Public health agencies with information on those early cases and research laboratories studying similar viruses need to open their records to the public, said Akiko Iwasaki, an immunologist at

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New CDC mask guidelines update where vaccinated Americans

(7 days ago) “How the public sees public health is incredibly important,” said Dr. Robert Blendon, co-director of the survey at Harvard. “When it comes to trust with health information, which is the

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Mask guideline changes: What to know about latest CDC

(Just Now) However, health experts say coronavirus cases are still spiking in some parts of the country as vaccination rates have slowed and only about 35% of the total U.S. population is fully vaccinated.

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CDC's updated indoor mask guidelines feel sudden, overwhelming

(5 days ago) Plus, indoor masks will still be required some places. The CDC guidelines say fully vaccinated people must still wear a mask in health care settings, transportation hubs …

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Mental health: Burn out, languishing, anxiety, depression

(1 days ago) If “burn out” was the unofficial 2020 COVID-era mental health buzzword, “languishing” is its 2021 counterpart. Made popular by a New York Times piece by …

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Health: How to take control of your mental, physical well

(Just Now) Children's mental health:What to know a year into the pandemic. Next, a healthy diet is a great way to feel better both mentally and physically. Go look in your kitchen and write down how many

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'Vaccine passports': COVID-19 vaccine verification is coming

(Just Now) Health experts said a solution for verifying a person's COVID-19 vaccination status is needed, but there's plenty of room for debate about the details.

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Flu cases historically low during COVID. What to expect in

(2 days ago) Public health and clinical laboratories reported 2,038 flu cases during the season from Sept. 27, 2020, to April 24, 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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COVID-19 stimulus: health care insurance subsidies

(5 days ago) WASHINGTON – Millions of people can begin signing up on April 1 for new health insurance premium subsidies made available through the COVID-19 relief package, the Biden administration announced

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US restores transgender health protections, reversing Trump

(6 days ago) The action by the Department of Health and Human Services affirms that federal laws forbidding sex discrimination in health care protect gay and …

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No masks if vaccinated: CDC guidelines good for some

(1 days ago) In health care settings, the society warned in a statement, "transmission can occur through unprotected exposures in common areas to asymptomatic …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Hollywood's guide to better

(9 days ago) The Mental Health Storytelling Coalition, a council of 18 networks and production companies including MTV Entertainment Group, Disney, NBC Universal and WarnerMedia along with about 20 leading

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India COVID cases push health care workers, families to

(4 days ago) A health worker takes a water break at the BKC jumbo field hospital, one of the largest COVID-19 facilities in Mumbai, India, May 7, 2021. Rafiq Maqbool, AP

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Philadelphia health official resigns over MOVE cremations

(4 days ago) PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s top health official was compelled to resign Thursday after the city’s mayor said he learned human remains from the 1985 bombing of the headquarters of a Black

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COVID psychosis: Illinois mom raises awareness after

(5 days ago) For pandemic-specific mental health resources, head to covidmentalhealthsupport.org. Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, confidential support …

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Telehealth trends during COVID-19: Mental health, primary

(1 days ago) After mental health, primary care was the second largest percentage of telehealth appointments with 17% of primary care visits being held virtually, …

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COVID cases, news: CDC mask update prompts states to lift

(5 days ago) According to the survey, conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in February and March, ratings of nation’s public health

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COVID pandemic: Mental health professionals struggling

(9 days ago) Mental health professionals say they need organizational support to help ward off burnout. That could look like granting a clinician their day off request or …

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COVID: Parents both excited, undecided about Pfizer

(2 days ago) 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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Health care workers manage COVID-19 chaos or prepare for

(7 days ago) Health workers said family support and little moments of “normal life” have been critical to managing unusually high levels of stress. On Sunday, McCreary planned an alternative birthday party

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Public health workers fighting coronavirus face growing

(9 days ago) Emily Brown was stretched thin. As the director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, she was working 12- and 14-hour days, struggling to …

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COVID-19 and health anxiety in pandemic: 'I think I’m

(2 days ago) This hyper-focus on health concerns is something that people with health anxiety can struggle with daily, said Melissa Dowd, a therapist at PlushCare, a virtual mental health and primary care

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LeBron James bullish about health, Lakers in play-in

(5 days ago) Because of his improved health, James appeared more comfortable with his movement. After the Lakers went on a four-minute, 29-second scoring drought in …

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Make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for nursing home

(5 days ago) Health care facilities require the use of surgical masks during patient care. The N95 respirators are not required during routine patient care. Since the respirators provide greater protection

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These 7 companies are rallying for health workers on COVID

(5 days ago) Philips, a global leader in health technology, is investing more than $100 million to manufacture products and solutions to help care providers diagnose, treat and monitor COVID-19 …

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The best health and fitness gifts of 2020

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Pop-Tarts contain chemical that may harm immune system

(Just Now) EWG researchers used data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxicity Forecaster, or ToxCast, to assess the health hazards of the most common chemicals added to food

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Amy Grant shares health update after open-heart surgery

(Just Now) Amy Grant has advice for those who think they are in good health: Get a professional "to check it out.". Grant revealed in February 2020 she was diagnosed with a heart condition called partial

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World Health Day 2021: Get big discounts on smartwatches

(5 days ago) Today, for World Health Day 2021 (an annual day that was created to bring important health issues to light), we're doing our part to support this year's campaign, which highlights healthcare

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Coronavirus prompts safety-net health clinic cuts

(Just Now) Thousands of health clinics serving the nation’s poorest residents face closure and cutbacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, a trend that could imperil hard-hit …

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American health care is broken; here's how we can fix it

(6 days ago) The American health care system is designed for neither. Future solutions must be tailored to the needs of each. Group A, the relatively healthy, includes the 60% of …

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Selma Blair shares health update 1 year after inspiring

(1 days ago) Selma Blair is continuing to be candid about her health struggles since revealing her multiple sclerosis diagnosis a little more than a year ago.. The actress shared a photo of herself curled up

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Ozzy Osbourne gives health update after spinal surgery

(4 days ago) Ozzy Osbourne is giving an update on his health after undergoing spinal surgery.. During an interview with SiriusXM Saturday, the Black Sabbath frontman, 71, said it’s “just such a slow

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Healthcare providers push to fix racism in the medical

(4 days ago) Systemic health and social inequities have put members of racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk of getting COVID-19 or experiencing severe illness, according to the Centers for

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Police shootings amid mental health crisis: What are

(1 days ago) Daniel Prude was experiencing a mental health crisis in March when Rochester, New York, police officers responding to a 911 call pinned him …

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Betty White is 99: Her best advice about living a long life

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Ratings for health insurance plans unveiled, but no

(7 days ago) Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation that is …

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Denver sent mental health help, not police, to hundreds of

(2 days ago) White Bird Clinic, a health care center in the city, launched the program as a community policing initiative in 1989. Like the Denver program, CAHOOTS responds to a range of mental health

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NYPD to be replaced for 911 mental health calls in pilot

(7 days ago) NEW YORK — New York City plans to launch a pilot program in two neighborhoods that will replace police officers for most 911 calls for mental health emergencies with a team of mental health

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Unemployment: Americans face $45B worth of medical debt in

(3 days ago) Cathy Munzer is a single mother who lost her health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic. Munzer, who was a yoga and fitness instructor at …

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FDA says tobacco pouches are less risky than cigarettes

(2 days ago) WASHINGTON – For the first time, U.S. health regulators have endorsed a brand of tobacco pouches as less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that …

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Willie Nelson has quit smoking marijuana for health

(7 days ago) The country music legend and longtime marijuana legalization advocate, still touring at 86, told San Antonio's television station KSAT that for health reasons, he no longer smokes marijuana.

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Jayne O'Donnell USA TODAY

(7 days ago) Health Enterprise Reporter She is also co-founder of the new Urban Health Media Project, which trains high school students in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore to report on health and social issues.

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Millennial eating decisions: healthy, convenience, social

(3 days ago) This preference hasn't been lost on major food brands, which, in response, have launched health-focused products. The Kraft Heinz Co. in 2014, for instance, removed artificial preservatives in

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