ACIP 2020 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults ACIP 2020 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults
Review ACIP's updated recommendations in the 2020 immunization schedule for persons aged19 years and older.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Age-Specific Incidence of Allergic and Non-Allergic Asthma Age-Specific Incidence of Allergic and Non-Allergic Asthma
A new study looks at the incidence of asthma among children and adults by evaluating age at onset and the role of childhood allergies.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Anticoagulation Monitoring and Antithrombin for ECMO Anticoagulation Monitoring and Antithrombin for ECMO
Anticoagulation management in ECMO patients can be complex, and the use of antithrombin supplementation remains controversial. Find out what there is to know.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

US in Identifying and Differentiating Inflammatory Arthritis US in Identifying and Differentiating Inflammatory Arthritis
Learn more about the important role of ultrasound in the early identification of inflammatory arthritis and differentiation between different types.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Aorta and Peripheral Circulation: The Year in Cardiology 2019 Aorta and Peripheral Circulation: The Year in Cardiology 2019
Review the groundbreaking science published in 2019 in the area of aortic and peripheral arterial diseases as well as venous thromboembolic disease.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alcohol, Smoking, and Familial Breast Cancer Risk Alcohol, Smoking, and Familial Breast Cancer Risk
How do alcohol consumption and smoking interact with familial risk for breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

After CDC confirms the first US coronavirus case of 'unknown' origin, it sends out new testing guidelines
For the first time, a US patient has contracted novel coronavirus with no clue as to where it came from. Now officials say more testing kits will be on the way. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphones, warm weather and drugs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says
Pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high -- the biggest in more than 30 years, according to new data. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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A new case of coronavirus in California "marks a turning point," according to the state's public health director, because the patient has no related travel history and no known exposure to coronavirus. Dr. Alok Patel joins Anderson Cooper to answer your coronavirus questions live. Watch "Full Circle" weeknights at 5 p.m. ET. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Gloria Borger discuss President Trump's decision to appoint Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the US government's response to the novel coronavirus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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A new case of coronavirus in California "marks a turning point," according to the state's public health director, because the patient has no related travel history and no known exposure to coronavirus. Dr. Alok Patel joins Anderson Cooper to answer your coronavirus questions live. Watch "Full Circle" weeknights at 5 p.m. ET. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Diagnosis in California Highlights Testing Flaws
Doctors suspected infection with the virus, but the patient did not fit the federal criteria and was not tested for days. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin, Sheri Fink and Knvul Sheikh Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention University of California, Davis Tests (Medical) your-feed-science Source Type: news

Pence's handling of 2015 HIV outbreak gets new scrutiny
Vice President Mike Pence's handling of a health crisis when he was governor of Indiana is getting a fresh look (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Using too much hand sanitiser could increase your risk of getting the virus
CORONAVIRUS preventative measures mainly consist of maintaining hygiene standards to reduce the risk of catching it because it spreads in a similar fashion to the common cold and flu. One of the main pieces of advice is to use hand sanitiser to stop the spread, but, conversely, using too much may heighten your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House hopefuls target Trump on coronavirus response
President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak is under fire from Democratic presidential candidates (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
Fear of the spreading coronavirus is causing a global run on sales of face masks despite medical experts' advice that most people who aren't sick don't need to wear them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Family thrown off flight after passengers complain that their daughter could have coronavirus
A couple and their three children were thrown off a Air Transat flight in Quebec City, Canada, after passengers complained to the flight crew that their coughing toddler could have coronavirus (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan scrambles for workarounds after Abe urges March school shutdown to stem coronavirus
Angry Japanese parents joined bewildered teachers and businesses on Friday in a rush to find new ways to live and work for a month after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's shock call for all schools to close in a bid to stop coronavirus spreading. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Italian man becomes Nigeria's first case of coronavirus: minister
An Italian man who arrived in Nigeria three days ago has become the African country's first case of coronavirus, the health minister said on Friday, as infections spread rapidly worldwide. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World prepares for coronavirus pandemic; global recession forecast
Hopes the coronavirus would be contained to China vanished on Friday as infections spread rapidly around the world, countries started stockpiling medical equipment and investors took flight in expectation of a global recession. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Tokyo Disneyland to close through mid-March on coronavirus concerns
Tokyo Disneyland will be closed starting from Saturday through to March 15 due to concerns about coronavirus infections spreading in Japan, its operator said on Friday, leaving all of Walt Disney Co's theme parks in Asia temporarily shut. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day
Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports looked for signs of sick passengers as a new virus troubled more places (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New virus has infected 83,000 globally, caused 2,800 deaths
A new virus that emerged in China has infected more than 83,000 people and caused more than 2,800 deaths (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hyundai shuts down factory after worker tests positive for coronavirus
A Hyundai Motor worker has tested positive for the new coronavirus, leading to a suspension of production at one its factories in South Korea's southeastern city of Ulsan, the company said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iran coronavirus death toll reaches 26, many Friday prayers canceled
Iran said on Thursday its death toll from coronavirus had risen to 26, by far the highest number outside China, and the total number of infected people now stood at 245, including several senior officials. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

California undertakes extensive effort to trace contacts of woman with coronavirus
Governor calls on federal officials to quickly overhaul their faulty testing process so they can protect state residents. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoffrey A. Fowler Source Type: news

Answering common questions about the coronavirus
CBS chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joined the "CBS Evening News" to answer frequently asked questions regarding the coronavirus. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea coronavirus cases raises to 2,022, BTS cancels concert
South Korea reported 256 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infected in the country to 2,022, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pence says virus poses low-level threat in U.S., working with Congress on spending bill
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the threat from coronavirus to the American public remains low, and the White House has begun discussions with leaders of the U.S. Congress on a supplemental spending bill to fighting the spread of the deadly infectious disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus threatens global economy as experts warn no country will be spared
All countries need to prepare to combat the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, as authorities raced to contain the epidemic's rapid global spread and Wall Street looked set for its biggest weekly fall since the 2008-2009 financial crisis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

South Korea boy band BTS cancels April Seoul concert on coronavirus concerns
South Korean boy band BTS canceled its scheduled April concert in Seoul, amid growing concerns of the new coronavirus outbreak, its music label, Big Hit Entertainment, said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Japan schools may be shut longer depending on coronavirus outbreak: health minister
Japan's health minister Katsunobu Kato said on Friday there was a chance schools could be closed longer than one or two weeks, depending on the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hong Kong finds coronavirus in pet dog samples, unclear if infected
Hong Kong authorities said on Friday they quarantined a pet dog of a coronavirus patient after its nasal and oral samples tested "weak positive" for the virus, though they added they did not yet have evidence that it can be transmitted to pets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. spy agencies monitor coronavirus spread, concerns about India: sources
U.S. intelligence agencies are monitoring the global spread of coronavirus and the ability of governments to respond, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, warning that there were concerns about how India would cope with a widespread outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases Soar in Italy, Iran and South Korea as Alarm Grows
Financial markets were pummeled by the news. A whistle-blower complaint said that federal health workers were sent into quarantine areas unprotected and unprepared. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

The 6 largest coronavirus outbreaks outside of China
More new coronavirus cases were reported outside of China than inside the country on Wednesday — the first time since global health officials began tracking the virus. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Patient ’s Pet Dog Tests Positive for ‘Low Level’ of Virus
The pet dog of a coronavirus patient in Hong Kong has been found to have a “low level” of the virus, the Hong Kong government said early Friday. The dog tested “weak positive” for the coronavirus, the city’s agricultural and fisheries department said in a statement, without giving further details. Officials will carry out further tests to confirm whether the dog has really been infected with the disease, or if it was a result of environmental contamination of its mouth and nose. Much is still not known about the virus that is spreading around the world after emerging in central China late last...
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dominic Lau / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized animals Bloomberg COVID-19 Hong Kong onetime overnight Source Type: news

California woman's coronavirus case spurs calls for more rapid testing
A Northern California woman, the country's first case in a patient without known ties to foreign travel, was not tested for several days after she was hospitalized because she didn't fit CDC criteria. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Wigglesworth Source Type: news

New Zealand limits entry of travelers from Iran on coronavirus fears
New Zealand said on Friday that it was placing temporary restrictions on incoming travelers from Iran as a precautionary measure to protect against the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Korean Air says it will not allow passengers with fever to fly to U.S.
Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Friday it plans to check temperatures of passengers traveling to the United States before boarding and would not allow anyone with a temperature higher than 37.5 Celsius to fly. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Stocks plunge on coronavirus fears even as U.S. ramps up fight against spread
U.S. stocks plummeted on Thursday as fears about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on economic growth flared even as U.S. officials pledged that they were stepping up efforts to safeguard Americans from the virus' spread. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Whistleblower: Feds helping evacuees lacked virus protection
A government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help victims of the coronavirus evacuated from China (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California monitoring 8,400 people for possible coronavirus
California is monitoring more than 8,400 people who arrived on commercial flights for coronavirus symptoms from "points of concern," but the state lacks test kits and has been held back by federal testing rules, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A woman took 550 times the usual dose of LSD, with surprisingly positive consequences
Drug overdoses can be life threatening, but for two women who accidentally took massive hits of LSD the experience was life changing -- and in a good way. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New coronavirus case escalates US response
California officials are trying to locate everyone who was in contact with a woman thought to be the first known coronavirus case in the U.S. of unknown origin (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day
Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports looked for signs of sick passengers as a new virus troubled more places (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The No. 1 way to prevent coronavirus isn't wearing a face mask
Coronavirus masks are expensive, they only last a few hours — and they may not even help. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests
The final two stages of the UAE Tour, which is featuring some of the world's leading riders, has been canceled due to two Italian participants testing positive for coronavirus, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

South Korea reports 256 additional cases of new coronavirus, raising its total to 2,022
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US supervised injection site put on hold amid opposition
Plans to open what could be the nation's first medically supervised injection site in Philadelphia have been put on hold amid strenuous opposition from a federal prosecutor and residents of the neighborhood where it would have been located (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news