Primary Care Docs Have Role in Hypertension Prevention for Women Primary Care Docs Have Role in Hypertension Prevention for Women
Dr Santina Wheat discusses the role and responsibility that family physicians have in preventing/managing hypertension in pregnant patients as well as those of reproductive age who may become pregnant.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Retinal Age Gap Predicts Mortality Risk in Older Adults Retinal Age Gap Predicts Mortality Risk in Older Adults
The gap between the biological age of the retina and the chronological age of a patient helps predict mortality risk with good accuracy in seemingly healthy older adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Two indications of a tumour when you go to the toilet
PANCREATIC cancer cells multiply in the organ's tissue, which is situated behind the stomach. Hardly detectable in the earliest of stages, if the tumour has spread, warning signs will emerge. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 live updates: Federal vaccine mandate for health-care workers starts to take effect
Thursday is the deadline for health care workers to get at least their first dose of coronavirus vaccine in much of the country, as the Biden administration’s mandate starts to take effect. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

Immunocompromised Patients Should Receive Fourth COVID Shot: CDC Immunocompromised Patients Should Receive Fourth COVID Shot: CDC
The CDC contacted pharmacies on Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression should receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Sarah Palin, unvaccinated and having tested positive, again dines out, flouting NYC health measures
The former Alaska governor has not stopped dining indoors and outdoors, despite being unvaccinated and not self-isolating following her recent positive coronavirus test. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Timothy Bella Source Type: news

Government watchdog says HHS is at ‘high risk’ of botching a future crisis
GAO criticizes the response to emergencies over four administrations, including coronavirus, Ebola and Zika, as well as extreme weather events. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

3 Houston police officers shot, suspect on the run
The suspect fled in a white Mercedes. Authorities in Houston are searching for the suspect who shot three Houston police officers and... #sylvesterturner #memorialhermannhospital (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get Free Masks at Grocery Stores and Pharmacies This Week Get Free Masks at Grocery Stores and Pharmacies This Week
N95 masks are arriving at grocery stores and pharmacies this week, and consumers will be able to pick them up for free while supplies last.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Vaccine for all future strains of the coronavirus begins tests in humans
The U.S. Army is working on a pan-coronavirus vaccine that will be effective against all future strains of the virus, and could even prevent future pandemics from occuring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine president Zelenskiy thanks Biden for military aid
Zelenskiy and Biden spoke by phone today afternoon and discussed ongoing efforts to deescalate tensions at Ukraine’s border – follow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A second version of omicron is spreading. Here's why scientists are on alert
It's a sibling of the first omicron variant that swept the world. Is it more contagious? Does it cause severe disease? Will it keep current omicron surges going? Researchers are looking for answers.(Image credit: Uma Shankar Sharma/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

Dr. Johan Hultin Dies at 97; His Work Helped Isolate 1918 Flu Virus
Dr. Hultin ’s discovery of a frozen victim of the 1918 pandemic gave scientists the opportunity to map the virus’s genetic material. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Influenza Epidemic (1918-19) Deaths (Obituaries) Genetics and Heredity Hultin, Johan (1924-2022) Source Type: news

Encore: Freshly made plutonium from outer space found on ocean floor
Common chemical elements are created in stars like our sun. But heavy elements, like iron, are thought to form in massive stars that explode and spew material — though it might be more complicated. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Apple Posts Record Quarterly Results Despite Parts Shortages
Apple posted record quarterly results even as supply shortages hindered sales, and Chief Executive Tim Cook said those constraints are improving. #timcook (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Three of the worst treats that could clog up your arteries and lead to disease
MANY strokes are preventable, especially as the life-threatening event is preceded by narrowed arteries, symbolic of heart disease. Diet can play a crucial role in the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

36 inches of snow possible on Long Island in weekend storm
Long Island will likely be buried in snow by Saturday and the boroughs could be battered as well. #longisland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lauren Smith-Fields Was Found Dead. Her Family Had to Beg for Answers
Ms. Smith-Fields, 23, died in her Connecticut apartment in December after a date with a man she had met on Bumble. More than a month later, the police opened a criminal investigation. #bumble (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant
A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New preceptors support next generation of Yale nurses and midwives
New YSN preceptors, who provide invaluable clinical experience to nursing and midwifery students, share what inspired them to participate in the program. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 27, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson joined by Khloe on ESCAPE ROOM date night and Korean BBQ in LA
The 41-year-old reality star sported an all-black ensemble for Korean BBQ with her beau and sister Khloe before heading off to an escape room with a few friends. #petedavidson #khloe #realitystar #kimkardashian #escaperoom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LIVE: 3 HPD officers shot following possible chase near Midtown; Suspect on the run, according to HPD
Two Houston Police Department officers have been shot Thursday following a possible police chase near the Midtown area, the Houston Police Officers’ Union confirmed. #policechase #hpd #midtown #hpdtwo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Wearable Device Could Help Prevent Overdose Deaths
The new device can tell when a person is overdosing from opioids. Designed like an insulin pump, it delivers a shot of naloxone when metrics warn a person's life is at risk. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tennessee school district removes the graphic novel 'Maus' from its curriculum
#maus #schooldistrict #graphicnovel (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid vaccine side effects: The impact of the jab on reproductive health – expert
NEW research has provided reassurance to women about whether the vaccine will impact their reproductive health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cavs have the 'IT FACTOR'
#cavs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith laments Broncos' coaching hire: 'As a Black man, it is sickening'
ESPN hot-take artist Stephen A. Smith fired off his opinion about the Denver Broncos’ reported decision to hire Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett as their next head coach. #blackman #stephenasmith #denverbroncos #nathanielhackett #headcoach #greenbaypackers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stormy Daniels details how Michael Avenatti allegedly ripped her off at his trial
Stormy Daniels shares how her former attorney, Michael Avenatti, allegedly stole hundreds of thousands in book advance money from her and lied to her about the missing funds. #michaelavenatti #stormydaniels (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robinhood shares tank 15% after it loses users, forecasts weak revenue
The newly public brokerage anticipates first-quarter revenue of less than $340 million, down 35% compared to 2021. #robinhood #brokerage (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

San Francisco eases mask, vaccination proof rules as Omicron recedes
The new rules, which take effect Tuesday, come as the Omicron surge is flattening after weeks of record-setting infections. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Two powerful drugs now adding to US overdose crisis
Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America’s drug overdose crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

PSA: iOS 15.4 ’s new ‘Use Face ID with a Mask’ option limited to iPhone 12 and newer
Today’s release of iOS 15.4 includes the major new addition of support for Face ID recognition while wearing a mask. Unfortunately, this feature is limited to only newer-model iPhones and iPads.... #ios154 #psa #ipads #iphone (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manchin and Sinema have hurt Biden's agenda, but haven't voted against a court nominee
Whatever issues Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have caused for President Joe Biden's legislative agenda, their records on Biden's judicial confirmation efforts are a positive... #courtnominee #joemanchin #stephenbreyer #kyrstensinema (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't be fooled by fake COVID test scammers. Here's what to avoid
Fake COVID-19 testing sites are popping up in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Here's what to look out for. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Garcia Source Type: news

EXPLAINER: Who must follow Biden's vaccine mandates?
Millions of health care workers across the U.S. must be vaccinated as a result of a mandate from President Joe Biden's administration that is taking effect (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: The cholesterol-lowering diet that could boost your longevity
HEALTHY lifestyle measures are possibly the most important aspect of boosting longevity. From exercise to varied diet, simple tweaks can add a few years to your lifespan. A new study has found that sticking to this cholesterol-lowering diet can cut the risk of dying. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays
There is no such thing as a safe tan. Whether from the sun or from sunlamps used in tanning equipment, ultraviolet rays pose a health risk. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Don't be Misled by "Latex Free" Claims
FDA recommends manufacturers stop using "latex-free" label because all products contain some natural rubber latex proteins. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Free Covid tests distributed by White House may not be considered valid for travel
Dr David Weber, a health expert from the University of North Carolina, warned that people may not be able to use the at-home tests delivered by the Biden administration for travel requirements. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

iOS 15.4 will include emoji like a biting lip, a melting face, and beans
iOS 15.4 will include a new crop of emoji, including a melting face, someone saluting, beans, and a slightly uncomfortable biting lip icon. As usual, the new emoji and variations of existing emoji... #ios154 #ios #unicode (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botched Airstrikes Prompt U.S. Military Orders to Protect Civilians
A new directive outlines steps intended to change how commanders think about their jobs, after New York Times investigations into botched airstrikes. #civilians #commanders #airstrikes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amy Schneider on Her Whirlwind ‘Jeopardy!’ Run
Schneider lost during her 41st game on Wednesday, ending a remarkable streak that was the game show’s second longest in history. #amyschneider #schneider #gameshow #jeopardyrunschneider (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two held without bond in Little Village shooting of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega, including teen who was on probation in pair of carjackings
A 16-year-old on juvenile probation opened fire into a busy street after seeing a rival flash gang signs, hitting his intended target in the back — but also allegedly shooting 8-year-old Melissa... #littlevillage #carjackings #melissaortega (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Have Date Night at Escape Room and KBBQ
Kim Kardashian And Pete Davidson Have Date Night At Escape Room And KBBQ, Khloe Comes Too. #kbbq #kimkardashian #khloecomestoo #escaperoom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL Conference Championship Picks Against the Spread
The upstart Bengals head to daunting Arrowhead Stadium to face Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes, and the Rams’ all-in plan to make the Super Bowl runs into a 49ers team that has won six straight... #superbowl #rams #arrowheadstadium #bengals #49ersteam #patrickmahomes #kansascity #upstart (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India Pandemic School Closings Imperil 'Demographic Dividend'
A large proportion of working-age people, once seen as a demographic advantage, could turn into a burden if many of them are undereducated and underemployed. #schoolclosings (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disturbed's David Draiman Praises Spotify for Removing Neil Young Catalog
Disturbed’s David Draiman Praises Spotify for Removing Neil Young Catalog Neil Young's music is quite a hot topic right now, not because of a new release, but because Spotify removed his... #joerogan #spotify #neilyoung #daviddraiman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

23 Active-Duty Sailors Discharged Over Vaccine Refusal 23 Active-Duty Sailors Discharged Over Vaccine Refusal
The discharges came this week as the Navy released new COVID-19 guidance that requires all deployed sailors and air crew to be vaccinated but relaxes some quarantine practices on ships.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Minnie Mouse is trading her iconic red dress for a new look
British fashion designer Stella McCartney has designed Minnie's new sartorial statement for International Women's Day in March. #internationalwomensday #minniemouse #stellamccartney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU Hits Back at China Over Trade Limits, Taking Lithuania Fight Global
The dispute has opened a new front in the global battle over Beijing’s use of economic pressure to advance political objectives. #lithuaniafightglobalthe #chinaovertradelimits (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news