Cyprus: Only handful of tourists showed COVID-19 symptoms
Cyprus is trying to salvage a dismal tourist season by touting that only five of the roughly 200,000 tourists that have spent their holidays on east Mediterranean island nation so far this summer have exhibited any COVID-19 symptoms (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms - how to reveal your risk of a tumour by looking at your fingertips
LUNG cancer symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you develop a "surprising" sign on your fingers. This is the warning sign of lung cancer on your fingertips. Should you consider speaking to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Private insurers pay 2 1/2 times what Medicare does for hospital services
Private insurers paid roughly 2.5 times what Medicare paid for hospital-based treatment in 2018, an analysis released Friday by the RAND Corp. found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug shows promise in 1st largely minority COVID-19 study
A drug company says that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics and Blacks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Canada's premiers push for $28B top-up to annual federal health care spending
Canada's premiers are demanding $28 billion in additional federal funding to cover their ballooning health care costs — a boost that would bring annual transfers to $70 billion. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Matt Hancock warns Covid-19 hospital admissions are doubling every EIGHT days
Government statistics show 194 newly-infected Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals in England on Tuesday, compared to just 84 eight days ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 'Widespread virus growth across the country'
The R number has risen to between 1.1 and 1.4 as officials warn of "far worse things to come". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: June 2020, ONS (updated 18th August 2020)
The proportion of the population with depressive symptoms in Great Britain between 4 and 14 June 2020, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. Includes how symptoms of depression have changed since before the pandemic (July 2019 to March 2020). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID warning: Do your eyes look like this? The subtle sign of coronavirus you may miss
COVID UK: Coronavirus symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste. But there are a number of other signs that could be caused by a COVID-19 infection. Should you consider having a free COVID test after spotting these subtle changes to your eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary's Orban: Health care prepared for rising infections
Hungary's prime minister says that the government has drawn up a “war plan” to defend against the new wave of the coronavirus pandemic and that the country's health care system is prepared to handle to rising number of new virus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Urban Hospitals of Last Resort Cling to Life in Time of COVID Urban Hospitals of Last Resort Cling to Life in Time of COVID
Experts fear that the economic damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic on safety-net hospitals and the ailing finances of those that subsidize them are helping push some urban hospitals over the edge.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for those leading a nomadic way of life, PHE and Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Information on coronavirus (COVID-19) for those leading a nomadic way of life. This guidance covers what to do if someone develops symptoms of COVID-19 when living on a traveller site, in a vehicle or on a canal boat. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official rips critics for attack on daughter with COVID-19
A Florida county commissioner is firing back at an anti-mask critic's social media response to her announcement that her 19-year-old daughter was treated for COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yale succeeds with a more inclusive approach to heart transplants
A more aggressive selection process for new heart recipients has more than quadrupled the number of successful transplants at Yale New Haven Hospital. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scarce COVID-19 Resources Demand That Competitors Share Scarce COVID-19 Resources Demand That Competitors Share
Now is the time to build relationships across health systems and refine triage protocols, ahead of the potential second wave of COVID-19, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Scientific evidence supporting the government response to coronavirus (COVID-19) , SAGE (updated 18th September 2020)
Latest updates 18 September 2020 We have published minutes for SAGE meetings 52, 53, 54& 55 and added 4 new papers under April, August and September. We have also added an update to a July paper on excess deaths and morbidity. 11 September 2020 We have added 10 new papers and 24 short-term forecast reports. 4 September 2020 We have added 5 new papers under the July, August and September SAGE meetings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested, DHSC ( updated 17th September 2020)
Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test and how to get tested. Latest updates 17 September 2020 Added link to register a home test kit before a hospital procedure. 7 September 2020 Added link to register a home test kit. 4 September 2020 Removed suggested templates for recording resident and staff tests because they are no longer required. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of people have joined Brighteon.social to exercise free speech about vaccines, Christianity, Trump and other topics that get banned by Big Tech
(Natural News) Since launching the beta version of Brighteon.social, the new social media alternative to Twitter, thousands of people have joined the network and are expressing all sorts of positive comments about being able to speak without censorship. Brighteon.social allows you to post memes, short text messages, pictures and short videos. (For longer videos, post... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacy COVID-19 testing on the way as Ontario sees highest daily count since early June
The province has seen an upswing in its infection numbers since mid-August, largely in three public health units: Toronto, Peel and Ottawa. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Annual progress report for the NHS Patient Safety Strategy: year one , NHS England
Intentions for year 1 were to provide momentum& visibility to existing programmes of work, and kick-off initiatives to make NHS even safer. Report notes strong progress despite obvious challenges of COVID-19, which had affected pace of strategy implementation in 2nd half of year (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Divided on Awake Prone Position for Severe COVID-19 Experts Divided on Awake Prone Position for Severe COVID-19
Prone positioning'has the real potential for harm,'but until data show decisively that the risks outweigh the benefits, it is'another tool in the toolkit,'for the management of COVID-19 patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

National Learning Report: Giving families a voice- HSIB's approach to patient and family engagement during investigations, HSIB
In this report, the HSIB have set out their principles and process for effective family engagement, as well as how they evaluated the approach using feedback from families involved in investigations, so other organisations can reflect on how it may be applicable to their work. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keeping people safe and supported through the pandemic, CQC
In its latest COVID-19 Insight report, the CQC focuses on infection prevention and control in different health and care settings, and the ways services across 11 different local areas have collaborated in response to COVID-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Do many people have pre-existing immunity?, BMJ
BMJ Feature explores the emerging research on immunological responses, concluding that without further research, it is unknown whether pre-existing immunity could be more protective than future vaccines. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National COVID-19 surveillance reports, PHE (updated 18th September 2020)
Update in this version (published 18th September) - added week 38 report, infographic, contain framework and data tables. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Americans Still Concerned About Access to Health Care Many Americans Still Concerned About Access to Health Care
Nationally, 23.8% of respondents said that they were very concerned about being able to receive care during the pandemic, and another 27.4% said that they were somewhat concerned.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

She's building Los Angeles' first solar community fridge. Will it help extinguish hunger?
Bee Burlingame is building Los Angeles' first solar community fridge (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patricia Esc árcega Source Type: news

Covid-19 was the 24th most common cause of death in England last month
Official data shows more people died of Alzheimer's, heart disease, cancerous lung, colon or rectum tumours, and the flu than they did of the coronavirus in England and Wales. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Citizens group demands investigation into Fauci, NIAID for conspiring with communist China over development of coronavirus bioweapon
(Natural News) Retired U.S. Army Reserve Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.) has penned an article calling for a full investigation into the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), its leader Anthony Fauci, and the communist Chinese regime, as it appears the three conspired to unleash the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) into the world. Writing for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LIBTARD FAIRY TALES: Joe Biden absurdly promises no more climate change if he's elected president
(Natural News) If Americans vote him into office, Joe Biden has promised that there will be no more fires, floods, hurricanes or other major climate events. Speaking during a livestream event on Periscope, Biden pretty much promised the world, noting that if “climate arsonist” Donald Trump wins reelection, then the United States can expect plenty... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumption of fluoridated water found to have adverse effects on kidney and liver health in children
(Natural News) Repeated exposure to low levels of fluoride may be toxic to the kidneys and liver of children, found a study published in the journal Environment International. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai examined how fluoride levels in water and blood may relate to renal and liver health. They found that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease symptoms: Revolutionary technology could treat the brain condition
PARKINSON'S disease is a neurological brain condition that worsens over time. Symptoms can include a freezing gait, problems swallowing and increased falls. Advances in technology could help manage symptoms of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC director says face masks “more guaranteed” to protect against coronavirus than any vaccine
(Natural News) Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said in a Sep. 16 Senate hearing that using face masks is “more guaranteed” to protect against the coronavirus than getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Redfield exhorted Americans during the hearing to not dismiss the effectiveness of wearing a mask. Redfield... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matt Hancock denies that government didn't plan for spike in testing demand
The Health Secretary sought to blame the public as he claimed they had put extra capacity in place for the winter but didn't expect demand to 'go through the roof'. Demand is at up to four times capacity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Provinces say people are flouting rules around gathering size limits, leading officials to crack down and impose new restrictions as COVID-19 infections climb across Canada.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Hospitals are warned to clear beds and brace for a rise in coronavirus patients in TWO weeks
MPs in London have been informed of plans to set up Isolation units for patients to recover by freeing space on wards for those needing the most care as they battle Covid-19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mark Zuckerberg mulling over "brain-controlling and implantable" tech, because controlling online speech isn't Orwellian enough by itself
(Natural News) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently raised a lot of eyebrows when he revealed that his company would like to develop a wearable device that is capable of reading people’s brains. In Facebook’s ongoing discussion series, Zuckerberg mentioned the concept of technology translating brain signals into information that could be useful to machines. “The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's scramble to stockpile PPEs led to a shortage for the rest of the world
(Natural News) When the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) hit China late last year, the country mounted a gargantuan effort to procure face masks and other PPEs. While that effort succeeded in getting China the supplies it needed, it has come at the cost of the rest of the world, which is now facing a shortage of masks.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Defense Secretary Esper: China, Russia have "killer satellites" in space
(Natural News) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper accused China and Russia of “weaponizing” space, claiming that both countries are now operating “killer satellites.” In his warning, issued at the Air Force Association’s Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 16, Esper claimed that America’s long-standing adversaries have “turned a once peaceful arena into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yes, Fauci and Gates do have ties to COVID-19 vaccine maker
(Natural News) n September 11, USA Today published an article with a headline declaring, “Fact check: Fauci, Gates, Epstein and Soros have no ties to drug company Moderna”. (Article republished from JeremyRHammond.com) But that headline was false. Both Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and member of the White House... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AG Barr drops massive truth bombs: Wants 'violent' rioters charged with sedition - liberals freaking out over Barr's comments on lockdowns, riots, prosecutors and media
(Natural News) For those who have been hearing mysterious “bangs” and “booms,” no worries, that is just the sounds of tens of thousands liberal heads exploding, as Attorney General William Barr drops truth bomb after truth bomb and Democrats, liberals, and the media ( all the same at this point), just can’t deal. (Article by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'That grin, that big heart': Remembering Terry Fox, the Marathon of Hope and one day in Thunder Bay
Bill Vigars, a close friend and confidante of Terry Fox, recalls the last days of the Marathon of Hope in Thunder Bay, Ont., and the inspiration it gave Canadians as a virtual version of the annual run is set to go ahead Sunday, 40 years later. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Thunder Bay Source Type: news

Column One: In the ring, they were gods. Now the coronavirus is forcing lucha libre stars to sell street food
'We thought we were eternal,' said the lucha libre star known as Olímpico. 'We never knew something like this could happen.' (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Linthicum Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: A life-sustaining reflex could cause a bloated belly
STOMACH bloating typically occurs due to trapped air in the small intestine. One life-sustaining reflex could be the culprit behind your bloated belly - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: A new diet approach proven to help combat and burn belly fat
Visceral fat is also known as belly fat and is found inside your abdominal cavity. Carrying too much visceral fat is extremely harmful for one's health. It's linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease and even certain cancers. A popular diet which has gained much notoriety could be key in helping you lose your visceral fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The two warnings signs your levels are low found on the face
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is far more common than many think and could account for a variety of health ailments you may be enduring. Experiencing any of these two signs on your face could mean you need to top up your vitamin B12 levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists ’ Objections
A controversial guideline saying people without Covid-19 symptoms didn ’t need to get tested for the virus came from H.H.S. officials and skipped the C.D.C.’s scientific review process. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) United States Politics and Government Medicine and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department Source Type: news

Op-Ed: The pandemic food fascination that won't go away
Maybe bougie food fantasies will accompany us all the way through the destruction of life as we know it? (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Roiphe Source Type: news

C.D.C. ’s Contentious Testing Guidance on Covid-19 Was Not Written by Its Scientists
Joe Biden is trying to focus the election on President Trump ’s coronavirus response. The global caseload passed 30 million. New Zealand recorded no new cases for the first time in weeks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

How to live longer: The three building blocks to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: If you'd like to increase your chances of boosting longevity, there are three building blocks to life that can help you achieve that - and they're revealed here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news