Tennessee governor faces criticism for approach to virus
As Tennessee has fueled one of the nation’s worst COVID-19 surges for weeks, Gov. Bill Lee’s approach hasn’t strayed much from how he and several fellow Republican governors battling similar spikes have long approached the virus (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Chiefs' Chad Henne missed trending hashtag after win over Browns in playoffs
Chad Henne was forced to come into Sunday’s divisional-round playoff game for the Kansas City Chiefs when Patrick Mahomes went down with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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How Couche-Tard ’s ambitious bid for France’s Carrefour was cut down
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. We Found That It Did.
For many Egyptians, a video offered a rare and uncensored view of the coronavirus ’s real toll at the peak of Egypt’s second wave of the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
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Woman, 70, accused of spiking husband's coffee with insect killer
Suncha Tinevra allegedly put the insecticide in her husband’s drink on "two or three occasions," according to Queens District Attorney. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Patrick Mahomes injury: in the NFL concussion protocol
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport broke down the latest on Good Morning Football (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Famed music producer Phil Spector, who was convicted of murder, has died at 81
California state prison officials said he died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Sinovac says its COVID-19 vaccine more effective with longer dosing interval
China's Sinovac Biotech said on Monday that a clinical trial in Brazil showed its COVID-19 vaccine was almost 20 percentage points more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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West Virginia governor says state is "diamond in the rough" for successful vaccine distribution
West Virginia declined to participate in a federal program through which CVS and Walgreens administered vaccines to residents of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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‘The moon has power over us’ Phillip Schofield admits full moon holds many health benefits
MOON meditation could hold the key to optimum health during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one expert. This Morning presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby learned of all the potential benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living
This report from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee concludes that the UK government will miss key targets to improve healthy ageing unless it acts now to tackle “stark” inequalities in healthy life expectancy. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Trapped Chinese miners send up desperate note begging for help
"We are in urgent need of medicine, painkillers, medical tape, external anti-inflammatory drugs," read the note scrawled on crumpled up paper. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Oxygen issues during COVID-19 pandemic, HSIB
An acute hospital trust recently declared a major incident when demands on its oxygen supply led to patients being diverted to different hospitals. A national investigation will explore this event to highlight any learning or actions that may assist in mitigating risk. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Mitigating ethnic disparities in covid-19 and beyond, BMJ
This analysis discusses the effect of Covid-19 on ethnic minority groups, the possible causes of ethnic disparities in health outcomes, the effects of racism on social determinants of health, and tackling racism and discrimination. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Convalescent Plasma Antibody Levels and the Risk of Death from Covid-19, NEJM
In a US retrospective study (n=3082), use of convalescent plasma with higher anti-Covid-19 antibody levels was associated with a lower risk of death within 30 days only among those who had not received mechanical ventilation (RR 0.66; 95% CI 0.48 to 0.91 vs low-titer group). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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California pauses use of large batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
After several people had apparent allergic reactions at one California clinic, state health officials on Sunday told providers across... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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C-reactive protein and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19, European Heart Journal
This research (n=2,601) found CRP levels above the median value (108 mg/L) were associated with VTE (OR 2.33, 95% CI 1.61 –3.36), acute kidney injury (2.11, 1.76–2.52), critical illness (2.83, 95% CI 2.37–3.37), and mortality (2.59, 2.11–3.18), compared with CRP below the median. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Brother of leftist who stormed U.S. Capitol says hundreds of Antifa members started the riot
(Natural News) For weeks now, since the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building — and that’s what it was, a riot, not an “insurrection” that was “incited” by President Donald Trump — supporters of the commander-in-chief have been scratching their heads. Why? Because while undoubtedly some of his supporters did breach the Capitol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Patriots, don’t fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden’s election theft inaugural ARMED
(Natural News) In case you haven’t heard, the powers that be are turning our nation’s capital into an armed encampment ahead of Joe Biden’s stolen inaugural. Granted, there is always a heavily armed presence for presidential inaugurals but this time it’s different. In addition to regular police and the compliment of federal agents and Secret... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target all political opposition
(Natural News) As razor wire fences are erected around the U.S. Capitol, communism is rising in the halls of Congress. In violation of her oath to the U.S. Constitution, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely. After cheering on the destruction of alternative social media site, Parler; after cheering on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Drew Brees, Tom Brady share potential final moment on field after playoff game
After the dust settled from their divisional-round playoff game, Drew Brees and Tom Brady were spotted having potentially one last... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Experts in epidemiology, occupational health, toxicology, physics and engineering agree: 5G radiation is toxic to humans
(Natural News) The New Hampshire Commission to Study the Environmental and Health Effects of Evolving 5G Technology put together a study which found that wireless devices and the towers that power them are damaging to people, plants, animals and insects. This damage is significant, by the way, altering the human body especially in ways that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Reporting suspected COVID-19 vaccine side effects, product defects and counterfeit products, Specialist Pharmacy Service
This page contains advice on reporting suspected side effects to COVID-19 vaccines, and discusses the correct mechanisms for reporting suspected defective products and counterfeit products. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Apple announces $100 million "racial justice" donation to anti-white terrorists
(Natural News) To help expand “black” and “brown” access to, well, everything, tech giant Apple is donating $100 million to “Racial Equity and Justice Initiative” (REJI) projects designed to “dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of color.” One of these projects is called the Propel Center, “a first-of-its-kind global innovation... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Dorsey caught on tape admitting that Twitter was long "focused" on banning Trump and supporters
(Natural News) When it comes to Twitter’s long-term censorship agenda, axing the account of President Donald Trump, along with those of many of his supporters, was only just the beginning. In order to bridge the political and social divide in the United States, Twitter’s plan is to “cancel” all conservatives who draw attention to election... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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US defense officials fear insider attack on Biden inauguration
Authorities will ‘thoroughly vet’ national guard troops, after pro-Trump Capitol attack on 6 January left five dead (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Chinese doctor: Sinopharm coronavirus jab "most unsafe in the world" with 73 side effects
(Natural News) A Chinese doctor has dubbed the Wuhan coronavirus vaccine candidate from a state-owned drugmaker as the “most unsafe in the world.” Dr. Tao Lina posted in the Chinese social media platform Weibo Jan. 5 that the jab made by Sinopharm caused 73 side effects. The vaccine expert from Shanghai, who has 4.8 million... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Coronavirus outbreak ensues following vaccination of residents at nursing home
(Natural News) On Dec. 22, 2020, a Cayuga County nursing home in Auburn, New York started injecting Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines into residents. Exactly a week later, three residents died because of the disease. The Commons on St. Anthony is one of four nursing homes in Cayuga County. It gets the lowest rating of one-star from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Venezuela claims to have made coronavirus treatment that is 100% effective and has no side effects
(Natural News) Nicolas Maduro, the socialist president of Venezuela, claims that his country has produced a medicine that “annihilates 100 percent” of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without causing side effects. The supposed coronavirus treatment was developed by researchers at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), who have been working on a cure for COVID-19 since May. “Tremendous news!” said Maduro... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Eye-opening interview with Claire Edwards cautions against 5G, a dangerous "space weapon"
(Natural News) Could the 5G rollout be an “annihilation event” for our planet? That’s what International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space Spokesperson Claire Edwards told investigative reporter Lucas Alexander in an eye-opening and in-depth interview on the dangers of 5G for Age of Truth TV. Edwards is an author, researcher and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Revere Photographer Hopes To Use Art To Encourage People To Wear Mask
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Heart attack: The hidden signs found in your eyes warning of the dangerous condition
HEART attacks are sudden and distressing but your risk of having one can be signalled in more subtle ways. Health experts advise how one's eyes could indicate the risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Peter and friends talk about Covid-19 and having a learning disability and/or autism, Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
This free-to-download book explores what it means to have a learning disability and/or autism during the COVID-19 pandemic. It contains stories from people in a variety of different situations and from a number of different countries, including Great Britain. Chapters include: all about COVID and why we wrote the book; insights and experiences from people with learning disabilities; stories from parents and carers; individuals, teams and organisations supporting people with learning disabilities through the virus; mental health, technology and the 5 Ways to Wellbeing – coping with the pandemic. (Source: Current ...
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Kitchener girl picks her aunt, a nurse, for school hero project
When five-year-old Tatum McCall was asked to do a school project on a community hero, she knew instantly who she would profile: her aunt Sam Mason, a nurse at Grand River Hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

Covid-19: Lockdown restrictions could relax once 'top 4 cohorts' vaccinated
Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi says there are still "a number of caveats" to reopening. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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Covid: Brazil approves and rolls out AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines
Brazil has the world's second-highest Covid death toll but has seen delay and discord over vaccines. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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Type 2 diabetes: Coffee, green and black tea could lower blood sugar - drinks to avoid
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that affects how your body processes blood glucose. Blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is important because it's what fuels your brain and gives energy to your muscles and tissues. What you drink can either help or hinder this condition. What should you drink and what should be avoided? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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It ’s Not Your Parents’ Hip Replacement Surgery
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of modern hip replacement is the increasing use of robotic surgery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Surgery and Surgeons Hips Implants Robots and Robotics Bones Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Long Covid, House of Commons Library
Long Covid is a term used to describe symptoms of Covid-19 that persist for longer than 4 weeks. This briefing provides an overview of long Covid, the impacts of this condition and the development of clinical guidance and services for those affected. It also provides links to further reading and to Parliamentary material. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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COVID-19 vaccination programme, PHE (updated 15th January 2021)
This collection of documents relates to the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme. Recent updates: 15th January 2021 - added the use of human and animal products in vaccines guide. 14th January 2021 - added'COVID-19 vaccine monitoring reports'to the surveillance section; added'COVID-19: enhanced surveillance of cases in vaccinated individuals'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Lung cancer: Tripe palms are a warning sign of the deadly disease – what are they?
LUNG cancer is a serious disease with around 47,000 people being diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. Tripe palms is a lesser-known warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Video captures patient crawling out of hospital after staff dismiss pleas for help
Medical staff at a Toronto hospital told a man complaining of excruciating leg pain that he was fine to go home — forcing him to crawl out of emergency. He believes a serious health disorder was ignored due to his mental illness, a problem mental health experts say is far too common. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Go Public Source Type: news

'They call us every day': COVID-19 case monitors are a lifeline, but provinces vary in how they use them
In some provinces, including Saskatchewan and Manitoba, public health workers make daily phone calls to people with COVID-19 to actively monitor their symptoms and compliance with the rules. The practice is recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada, but some provinces do not actively monitor cases. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Ontario seniors 'living in fear' of COVID-19 feel forgotten in vaccine rollout plan
Figures from Public Health Ontario show that more than a third of COVID-19 deaths in Ontario are adults 60 and over who aren't in long-term care. Advocates, health experts and seniors in Ontario themselves are calling for older adults in the community to be vaccinated for COVID-19 sooner. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Support for rough sleepers (England), House of Commons Library (updated 14th January 2021)
This House of Commons Library briefing paper outlines the measures taken in England to support rough sleepers, and those at risk of rough sleeping, during the coronavirus outbreak. It discusses the impact of these measures and stakeholder comment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Old people DON'T want a 24-7 vaccine rollout, management consultants claim
Companies helping to achieve Britain's ambitious vaccination programme have told ministers that getting pensioners to vaccination centres in the middle of the night is not 'physically feasible'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Coronavirus new strain symptoms: The three signs of Covid-19 in your eyes
CORONAVIRUS vaccination efforts are being ramped up in England, with half of over 80s now vaccinated, Matt Hancock announced today. The development is a cause for celebration but not complacency - the new variant is still menacing the UK. Here are three warning signs of COVID-19 in your eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Another new coronavirus variant found across California, including L.A. County
As the number of coronavirus infections in California approaches 3 million, health officials said Sunday that a new strain — different from a highly contagious variant first identified in the U.K. — is popping up across the state. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laura J. Nelson Source Type: news

Asia Today: Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles
Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have surged past 500,000 in a new bleak milestone with the government facing criticism for failing to immediately launch a vaccination program amid a global scramble for COVID-19 vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Covid-19: Vaccination rollout begins for over-70s in England
The move comes as 10 new mass vaccination hubs open in England, and the UK's travel corridors close. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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