Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators
Could laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy help resolve hypertension in obese individuals? A new study takes a look at the postoperative changes in vasoactive mediators.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Updated Recommendation for Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine Updated Recommendation for Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine
Review the ACIP updated interim COVID-19 vaccine allocation recommendations which have been expanded to include additional groups in Phase 1b and 1c.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

A 25-Year-Old Suddenly Unable to Walk A 25-Year-Old Suddenly Unable to Walk
This week's question involves a man with an inability to walk.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus
A dense population of vulnerable citizens set the stage for a frightening epidemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Workplace Hazards and Violations Disease Rates Masks Hygiene and Cleanliness Hospitals Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Nursing and Nurses Protective Clothing and Gear Nursing Homes Loneliness Emergency Medical Source Type: news

Pfizer Covid vaccine side effects: More than one in 10 people suffer joint pain
THE CORONAVIRUS vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech has been evaluated in clinical trials involving more than 44,000 participants, with more than one in 10 people experiencing joint pain, stated the most up-to-date Yellow Card report. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Sues Med School for Discrimination Doctor Sues Med School for Discrimination
Aysha Khoury, MD, MPH, was fired after leading a medical school discussion about racism in medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Shoppers and nurses say these slip-on trainers will save your feet from plantar fasciitis
Whether you struggle with plantar fasciitis or just want a comfortable pair of walking shoes, Amazon shoppers say the HKR Women's Trainers Mesh Running Slip on Walking Shoes go the distance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

States that allowed indoor dining saw 3% rise in COVID-19 deaths, CDC finds
States that lifted restrictions on indoor dining in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic last year saw 2% to 3% increases in daily death rates related to the virus 60 to 100 days after doing so, according a CDC analysis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Canada OKs J&J, getting 4th vaccine for nation
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19, approving the Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus vaccine side effects: Bell's palsy listed as a possible side effect
THE VACCINATION campaign in the UK is world-beating, with more than 20 million people now jabbed. Most reported side effects of the jabs are mild but Bell's palsy has been listed as a possible side effect of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: ventilation of indoor spaces to stop the spread of coronavirus, PHE
Advice and information on how ventilation of indoor spaces can help to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), including how to increase ventilation at home and in other settings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Mental health money for children's services
The £79m forms part of a half-billion-pound pot for all mental health services. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid UK: 16 cases of ANOTHER new variant found in February
The new variant, temporarily named B1.1.318, was first detected on February 15 through genomic sequencing and UK officials began monitoring its spread on February 24. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Readers Listen When Posts Are Flagged 'Unverified'
Readers pay attention when social media sites label an article as "unverified" or "suspicious," a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Czech state orders students to help at struggling hospitals
The Czech health minister says the government has approved his plan to order medical and other university and high school students to help out at hospitals struggling to cope the record numbers of COVID-19 patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Big Paychecks Pay Off in Self-Confidence
Can money buy you happiness? A new study suggests it's linked to greater feelings of confidence and pride. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid variant: What happens when coronavirus mutates?
New Covid-19 variants keep appearing – and their mutations are very different to the comic book kind. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate nears relief bill votes after half-day GOP delay
The Senate is steering toward a voting marathon on Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that's expected to end with the chamber's approval of the measure (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Stroke: How to reduce your risk of the life-threatening condition
A STROKE is the leading cause of death and disability in the UK, with Public Health England warning one in six people will have a stroke in their lifetime. How can you reduce your risk of the life-threatening condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stocks rally as jobs report overshadows rising bond yields
U.S. equity markets charged higher Friday as the better-than-expected February jobs report sent bond yields higher. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

So long, sweatpants. Americans show signs they're ready to get dressed up again
As retailers like Urban Outfitters, Gap and Nordstrom prepare for customers to refresh their wardrobes, they continue to face congested ports. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Nurses prepare for strikes over 1% NHS pay rise in England
A union calls the proposed increase in England "pitiful", but ministers say money is tight. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington Football Team releases quarterback Alex Smith
Quarterback Alex Smith, who helped Washington win the NFC East title while becoming the league's Comeback Player of the Year, has been... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa welcomes COVAX doses but warns against 'selfishness'
Urgent calls for COVID-19 vaccine fairness are ringing through African countries as more are welcoming or rolling out doses from the global COVAX initiative (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Australia asks EU to stop blocking vaccine exports
France says it could emulate Italy in blocking the export of COVID-19 vaccines from the European Union if that's what is needed to enforce its own contracts with drugs manufacturers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

San Diego Zoo Apes Get an Experimental Covid Vaccine
Apes easily fall prey to human respiratory infections, making the virus a major concern for zoos and conservationists. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: internal-essential San Diego Zoo Monkeys and Apes Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Creighton Basketball Coach Greg McDermott Suspended For Urging Players To 'Stay On The Plantation'
The university announced the indefinite suspension after initially allowing McDermott to coach amid the controversy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN slammed for 'dishonest' report claiming Texas governor has no evidence of migrants spreading coronavirus
CNN was hammered Thursday for accusing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of claiming  "without evidence" that migrants could expose Texans to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AP source: Canada clears Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 shot, giving it a fourth vaccine option
AP source: Canada clears Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 shot, giving it a fourth vaccine option (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

After mixed messages, Europe warns against vaccine shopping
Top French and German officials are urging people to take the AstraZeneca vaccine, amid skepticism from some who fear it's not effective enough (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid-19: Gloucestershire neighbourhood has only vaccinated 20% of over-65s
EXCLUSIVE: Figures from NHS England going up to February 28 show 93.6 per cent of all adults over the age of 65 have been given at least one dose of a vaccine, but rates vary wildly across the country. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greeny: Pay attention to the fact that the Seahawks are taking calls about Russell Wilson
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swalwell sues Trump over alleged role in Capitol assault
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell has sued former President Donald Trump over his alleged role in the Capitol assault. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus UK: SAGE says there'll be 'substantial degree of death' post-lockdown
Professor Andrew Hayward, an infectious disease expert at University College London and member of SAGE, told Times Radio: 'We've been through the worst of this'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH Launches New Research on COVID-19 in Children NIH Launches New Research on COVID-19 in Children
The National Institutes of Health has launched a new research initiative to better understand how COVID-19 affects children, particularly those with long-term effects of coronavirus infection.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Prompts FDA Warning
Being exposed to formaldehyde for longer periods of time and at higher concentrations increases the health risks, according to the FDA. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL denies report that Washington investigation recommends forcing a sale of team - NBC Sports
The NFL’s investigation of the Washington Football Team has created much speculation as to its conclusions and implications. On Friday... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Upper body discomfort may mean your life is at risk
A HEART attack case is recorded every five minutes in the UK, according to the British Heart Foundation - and that's not counting those people who have had a heart attack without knowing. Would you be able to spot the signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine becomes 4th to receive Health Canada approval
Health Canada has approved the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine in Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Eagles restructure CB Darius Slay's contract, create $9.14M in cap room
The Eagles sit well over the projected salary cap ahead the NFL's new league year on March 17. In an effort to get under the cap, Philly... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Chronic headaches and migraines may be signs your levels are low
VITAMIN D deficiency could account for a number of health conditions you may be experiencing including your headaches say studies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Column: Getting Olympics tickets refunded shouldn't be like running a marathon
A SoCal woman paid $5,400 for tickets to the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The company that sold them is offering only a partial refund. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

UFC 259: Aljamain Sterling's Mindset As The Challenger - UFC
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indigenous groups sue French retailer over destruction of Amazon rainforest
Indigenous activists backed by environmental groups have filed a lawsuit in a French court against the supermarket chain Casino,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

100-Million-Year-Old Seafloor Sediment Bacteria Have Been Resuscitated
The evidence mounts that bacteria can be effectively immortal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eagles restructured contract of CB Darius Slay
The Eagles are working to create salary-cap space and star cornerback Darius Slay is the next man up according to Ian Rapoport. Slay has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times report that the true number of people who had died in nursing homes in New York was altered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aides in a July state Health Department report (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Big Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden administration to work on competition policy
Tim Wu's hire signals that the Biden administration is serious about competition policy and will likely be viewed favorably among progressives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's oldest known wild bird has another chick at age of 70
Wisdom is believed to have had more than 30 chicks in her life so far, and several partners. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news