Online sign-ups complicate vaccine rollout for older people
As states across the U.S. roll out the COVID-19 vaccine to people 65 and older, senior citizens are scrambling to figure out how to sign up to get their shots (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: UN chief: Solidarity needed to vaccinate nations
The United Nations chief is urging the world to mark the “heart-wrenching milestone” of 2 million deaths from the coronavirus by acting with greater solidarity to ensure vaccines are affordable in all countries (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Jan 15 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jan 15 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID, ACE/ARBs, left atrial appendage closure, SGLT2 inhibitors, and a clue in AF mechanisms are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Covid: Intensive care patients transferred from London to Newcastle
Hospitals with large critical care capacity are taking patients from other areas to ease pressures (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotments
Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments is triggering anger and confusion in some states (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK toughens up borders over Brazil virus variant fears
The U.K. is toughening up its entry requirements beyond its surprise decision to ban travel from South America and Portugal (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Daily COVID-19 death count soars to new heights in California
More than 530 Californians are now dying every day from COVID-19, pushing a number of counties past new, grim milestones. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Does MS Affect Your Life Expectancy?
Can multiple sclerosis affect how long you live? Does the type you have make a difference? Learn more about life expectancy with this condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Shortened U.S. Life Expectancy by Over a Year
The projection: Due to pandemic deaths, life expectancy at birth for Americans will shrink by 1.13 years, to 77.48 years. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic Screen Time: Will Blue Light Glasses Help? Pandemic Screen Time: Will Blue Light Glasses Help?
As people in lockdown spend more time staring at laptops and other digital screens, they're ordering more blue light glasses, despite a lack of conclusive evidence.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Billions of Years Old, Lithium Still Has a Promising Future Billions of Years Old, Lithium Still Has a Promising Future
The story behind"the most effective medication in psychiatry" is one of both serendipity and dogged persistence, but its utility is far from confined to the history books.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Trying To Be Happier Won't Work. Here's What Will, According To Science.
Actively pursuing happiness can backfire. Here's what research shows actually helps increase joy. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO cites human behavior more than variants as virus spreads
The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “it's too easy” to blame variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump administration sued over Georgia health plan
 A federal lawsuit says Georgia’s plan to overhaul how state residents buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act would “tear a hole” in the ACA (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says
At the beginning of December 2020, COVID-19 cases in counties with in-person schooling were similar to the rates in counties with only virtual classes, CDC researchers wrote in the MMWR.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Wearing TWO masks block 20% more particles than one
Wearing a thicker fabric mask over a surgical one may act like a double-filter and improve the fit of face coverings, University of California, San Francisco, scientists advise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kids
A California lawmaker wants to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pence calls Harris while Trump continues to stew in denial
One is dropping in on the White House phone operators, addressing troops at bases across the country, paying a visit to national... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Reimagine Your Relationship to Alcohol
For many, January is a month to rethink how much they imbibe, whether they ’re worried about heavy drinking or just looking for a reset. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julia Bainbridge Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Alcohol Abuse Content Type: Service Anxiety and Stress Alcoholics Anonymous National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Source Type: news

EU regulator: Hackers 'manipulated' stolen vaccine documents
The European Union’s drug regulator said COVID-19 vaccine information stolen from its servers in a cyberattack last year have been not only leaked to the web but “manipulated” by hackers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What Happens When You Stop Taking MS Meds?
There are many reasons people stop taking MS meds. Some feel they aren’t working, or the side effects are too severe. Or they could be too expensive. Is it safe to stop taking them? What do you need to know? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Director of UBC's school of public health resigns over holiday travel during pandemic
Peter Berman has resigned as director of the University of British Columbia's School of Population and Public Health just over a week after admitting to holiday travel during the school's winter break. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Federal report says pandemic hit seafood industry hard
A federal report says the coronavirus pandemic has taken away about a third of the commercial fishing industry’s revenue (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Here are 7 signs you're AGING faster than you should be and what you can do to address them
(Natural News) Aging is a natural and inevitable process that changes the body at the cellular level. It is an integral part of all living organisms’ cycle of life, including that of humans. But several environmental and lifestyle factors may trigger this process too early, hence the term “premature aging.” This event negatively impacts a person’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feds walk back claims Capitol rioters meant to 'capture and assassinate' elected officials
"Strong evidence, including Chansley’s own words and actions at the Capitol, supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WhatsApp to delay new privacy policy amid mass confusion about Facebook data sharing
WhatsApp wants to give users time to read its new policy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial compound in seaweed can be used to develop self-cleaning surfaces, new research finds
(Natural News) Seaweed is known for being the best dietary source of iodine and for providing many other health benefits. But according to researchers at Unilever, seaweed can also be used to develop self-cleaning surfaces. After more than a decade of studying the chemical components of seaweed, Unilever announced on Jan. 5 that it has developed a new technology that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tillerson slams Trump as Pompeo sings his praises
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson painted a scathing picture of his old boss President Donald Trump as someone who made uninformed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients
Doctors in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city are having to choose which COVID-19 patients can breathe amid dwindling oxygen stocks and an effort to airlift some of the infected to other states (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mussels, oysters have highest levels of microplastic contamination among seafood
(Natural News) Those mussels, oysters and scallops on your plate may be harboring a secret ingredient: microplastics. A recent study by researchers from Hull York Medical School and the University of Hull in the U.K. found that mollusks contain the highest concentration of microplastics – microscopic bits of plastic – out of all seafood. Published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, the study... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine
U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer has confirmed it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion vaccine doses per year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pelosi expected to send article of impeachment to Senate next week
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to send the House's impeachment article to the Senate next week, according to a source familiar... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Pompeo Dumps Rulebook For U.S.-Taiwan Relations, Some See 'Trap' For Biden
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Brazilian 'super strain' already in the UK, scientist reveals
Professor Wendy Barclay, from Imperial College London, said: 'There are two different types of Brazilian variants. One of them has been detected [in the UK] and one of them has not.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens killed as powerful Indonesia earthquake topples homes and buildings
More than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police say Orlando waitress saved boy from abuse with note asking if he needed help
An 11-year-old boy was removed from his home and his parents are in jail after police say an Orlando waitress noticed something was... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIRUS TODAY: Global death toll for COVID-19 surpasses 2M
The global death toll from COVID-19 has topped 2 million (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Convalescent Plasma Reduced COVID-19 Deaths, Study Says Convalescent Plasma Reduced COVID-19 Deaths, Study Says
A new study shows that transfusions from recovered COVID-19 patients that contained high antibody levels reduced the number of deaths among hospitalized patients.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania restaurant owner 'totally shocked' by Barstool Fund help
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner was left speechless when she found out the viral fundraiser Barstool Fund was helping them stay afloat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Strong evidence' shows rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate elected officials,' prosecutors say
Jacob Chansley, who was seen in horns and face paint at the riot, left a note on the Senate dais warning, "it's only a matter of time,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 49ers are projected to have 10 draft picks after the Jets hired Saleh
With the New York Jets hiring Robert Saleh, the San Francisco 49ers are now scheduled to receive two compensatory picks for this... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats point fingers on whether Capitol rioters had inside help
A growing number of Democrats are raising concerns about pro-Trump groups spotted inside the Capitol complex in the days before a mob... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

275 cases open in Capitol riot investigation, US prosecutors say
US investigators have opened up 275 criminal cases and charged roughly 98 individuals in connection to last week's pro-Donald Trump riot... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FLASHBACK: Hundreds of violent left-wing rioters smashed windows, set limousine on fire in Washington DC during President Trump's inauguration in 2017; government later dropped ALL CHARGES against the rioters
(Natural News) The liberal media doesn’t want you to remember this story. (Article republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) They want you to believe that the only violent protest in the history of Washington, DC was the one that just took place at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. On the morning of President Trump’s inauguration on January... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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The planet is dying faster than we thought
A triple-threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and overpopulation is bearing down on Earth. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple reportedly planning big iMac redesign and half-sized Mac Pro
Apple’s Mac desktop line is in for a serious makeover. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How art reflects children's struggles during pandemic
A collection of children's drawings made during the pandemic illustrates the mental toll the pandemic is taking on Canadian youth, says the researcher behind a project analyzing their artwork. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Urban Meyer: Having No. 1 pick a monumental moment for Jaguars
When discussing the things that led him to Jacksonville, newly hired head coach Urban Meyer said that the No. 1 overall pick in this... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kelly Clarkson: Celebs were 'really mean' after 'American Idol'
She thanked Jennifer Love Hewitt for being kind to her. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 Million People Have Died From COVID-19 Worldwide
In coming years, families around the world will be reminded of what happened in January 2021 by gaps in photo albums, saved video chats or text message threads, and in some cases, tragically, empty seats at future weddings. But in the history books, the pandemic’s impact will be traced in terms of milestones, including one passed on Friday: 2 million people have died from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. The novel coronavirus has caused the deadliest global epidemic since the emergence of HIV/AIDS 40 years ago, and the deadliest respiratory pandemic in a century. ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news