How to Stop Feeling Lonely in a Relationship
Even if you’re part of a couple, you may still feel lonely from time to time. Here’s how to spot the signs of trouble and what to do. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden officials rescind Trump’s okay for Texas’s $100 billion-plus Medicaid plan
Friday letter is seen as an effort to push Texas officials toward expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

Free food and tickets: How China's trying to boost lagging vaccination rates
While China pushes a complacent population toward vaccination, a health official's suggestion to mix vaccines broaches sensitive political territory. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Su Source Type: news

Pregnant women vaccine advice: Experts revise jab recommendations after new data emerges
PREGNANT women have been given the green light to receive a coronavirus vaccine with data strongly indicating both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe. It comes amid fears of the AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disgraced Doctor Surrenders License After OSU Sex Abuse Scandal Disgraced Doctor Surrenders License After OSU Sex Abuse Scandal
' This is the first person who has been held accountable in this mess,'says Stephen Snyder-Hill, one of numerous students who claimed that Richard Strauss, MD, inappropriately examined and touched him.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Five most important breakfast ingredients for lowering hypertension
HIGH blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a precursor to heart disease so it's imperative to keep it in check. Fortunately, you can lower a high reading by opting for certain breakfast ingredients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Covid-19 injections are spreading new "variants" of coronavirus
(Natural News) The illegitimate White House, in collusion with the mainstream media, is continuing to fearmonger with endless Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) propaganda, the latest narrative being that scary new “variants” of the alleged virus require more layers of masks and more vaccines. These so-called variants, however, are a direct product of Chinese Virus injections. New... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Doctor Surrenders License After Ohio Sex Abuse Scandal
Ted W. Grace, MD, a doctor implicated in the Ohio State University sex abuse scandal dating back decades, has surrendered his license to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Ohio. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida Gov. DeSantis bans agencies and businesses from requiring vaccine passports
(Natural News) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an emergency order banning coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine passports on April 2, preventing all state-run organizations and private businesses from demanding that their staff or customers show a vaccine passport to work there or gain services. In a March 29 press conference at the Florida State Capitol, DeSantis talked about the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Here's why eating garlic and onions can prevent hypertension and diabetes
(Natural News) Alliums are disease-fighting vegetables widely used as everyday food and traditional medicines. This incredible family of edible medicinal plants is composed of garlic, white and purple onions, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots. According to studies, alliums contain unique compounds called organosulfur compounds and natural antioxidants called polyphenols that are responsible for their disease-fighting activities.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Drought-resistant cactus pear could become a sustainable food and fuel source, new research shows
(Natural News) Cactus pears could become a sustainable source of food and fuel in places in need of these two resources. Those are the findings of a recent study by researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno. Published in the journal GCB Bioenergy, the study covered five years of research. The group had set out to look at how successful different... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Giant tortoises can remember their training even after 10 years – study
(Natural News) Scientists discovered that giant tortoises can remember skills that they learned a decade ago, exceeding their reputation as animals lacking in speed and cognitive ability. In their report, a research team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology studied Galapagos and Seychelles tortoises at zoos in Vienna and Zurich for nine years. For their experiment, they trained... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs may have created the Amazon rainforest, study suggests
(Natural News) A new study suggests that the asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs likely gave rise to the Amazon rainforest in South America. Published April 1 in the journal Science, the study also posits that the same asteroid created all of the Americas’ tropical rainforests. Around 66 million years ago, a seven-mile-wide meteor struck what is now the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Named... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Here's What 'All Things Considered' Sounds Like — In Blackbird Song
A Finnish computer scientist had a dream that a blackbird was speaking to her in human language. So she devised a computer program to transform the sounds of the human voice into birdsong. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mary Louise Kelly Source Type: news

Biden Administration Expected To Reverse Trump's Ban On Funding Fetal Tissue Research
The Trump administration banned federal funding for scientific research on fetal tissue from abortions. The Biden administration is expected to reverse that. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah McCammon Source Type: news

Italy health chief distances himself from spiked WHO report
The head of Italy’s national health institute is distancing himself from a scandal over a spiked World Health Organization report into Italy’s coronavirus response (Source: ABC News: Health)
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University of Cincinnati student, 21, dies a day after getting Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine
John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Often tough to tell apart and with surprisingly poor prognoses, type 2 MI and nonischemic myocardial injury lack trials to guide therapy. Whether they require routine angiography is now being explored.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Five best breakfast ingredients for lowering high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a precursor to heart disease so it's imperative to keep it in check. Fortunately, you can lower a high reading by opting for certain breakfast ingredients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shift work-induced sleep problems may increase risk for heart health problems, study finds
Working night shifts or hours that deviate from humans' natural body clock may increase a person's risk for heart disease, a study presented during the European Society of Cardiology's virtual scientific congress found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gov. Ron DeSantis BLASTS Big Tech for censoring COVID-19 roundtable
(Natural News) “Listen to the scientists!” the left has screamed during the entire pandemic. “But not those scientists!” (Article by Kayla Sargent republished from NewsBusters.org) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) blasted Google and YouTube for censoring a March 18 COVID-19 roundtable discussion with several doctors, and then held another roundtable discussion with those same doctors. The March 18 video... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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The Latest: Michigan extends pandemic order amid high cases
Michigan has extended by a pandemic order by five weeks as the state continues to confront the country’s highest daily coronavirus infection rate (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dealing With Anxiety at Work
Having anxiety at work can interfere with your career. Learn about the signs and causes of workplace anxiety, and try some of these doctor-recommended tips. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Frontline Immunotherapy for Gastric Cancers FDA Approves Frontline Immunotherapy for Gastric Cancers
The approval marked a first for an immunotherapy in patients with gastric cancers.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

AstraZeneca latest: Pregnant women issued with new JCVI advice to NOT take Oxford vaccine
NEW vaccine advice has been issued by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization for pregnant women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine
John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kongers say they're being targeted by Chinese agents on Canadian soil
Hong Kongers living in Canada report feeling harassed and targeted by Chinese agents on home soil, and say the federal government and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Indians Receive $4 Billion to Combat COVID-19 American Indians Receive $4 Billion to Combat COVID-19
The CDC reported that Native Americans and Alaska's indigenous people were 3.5 times more likely to get COVID-19 than the non-Hispanic white population, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, said.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Scientists Create Monkey-Human Embryos
The human/monkey chimeras -- organisms that contain cells from two or more species -- survived for up to 20 days in petri dishes, a team of Chinese and U.S. researchers reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California is 'clawing back' from pandemic recession. But some have quit the job hunt
Some 40,000 California workers quit the labor force in March, pulling the unemployment rate down slightly to 8.3% but feeding stubborn joblessness. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Roosevelt Source Type: news

California's unemployment rate dipped — but many workers have quit the job hunt
Some 40,000 California workers quit the labor force in March, pulling the unemployment rate down slightly to 8.3% but feeding stubborn joblessness. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Roosevelt Source Type: news

Serious,'Unexpected' Adverse Events From Nasal Esketamine Serious,'Unexpected' Adverse Events From Nasal Esketamine
Intranasal esketamine is linked to a greater risk for serious and unexpected adverse events vs other antidepressants. However, the weight of evidence suggests it is not a major concern, an expert notes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

AP: Officials identify suspect in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility as 19-year-old Brandon Scott... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apr 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology Apr 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 vaccine-related clotting, vitamin D, anticoagulation strategies before PCI, and a good intervention at end of life are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants
The Biden administration says the U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

San Antonio police officer shot in hand; 2 suspects dead, third injured
A San Antonio, Texas police officer was shot in the hand Friday and killed two suspects and injured a third during a gunfire exchange,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines — minus the needle? Researchers working on capsules, nasal sprays
Researchers are developing vaccines that could be taken as a capsule, a dissolvable tablet or a nasal spray. But the barriers to success are high. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Thomas Curwen Source Type: news

Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing consent decrees
Attorney General Merrick Garland has officially revoked a Trump-era memo that limited the use of consent decrees by prosecutors in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AG Merrick Garland erases Trump-era limits on consent decrees for policing the police
Garland said the DOJ will restore the process that was in place before ex-Trump AG Jeff Sessions imposed sharp restrictions on the use... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration will keep cap on refugees at Trump administration levels
The president had said in February he would raise the limit from 15,000 to 62,500 for this year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden won't raise refugee cap this fiscal year in a reversal on earlier pledge
President Joe Biden will sign a declaration on Friday to speed refugee admissions to the US but not raise the refugee cap, as he had... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oath Keeper is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot
WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A ‘doomsday’ mock draft for the Kansas City Chiefs
On the Friday episode of the Arrowhead Pride Laboratory, we went through a "Doomsday Draft," a less-than-ideal scenario for the Kansas... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of eligible Californians at least partially vaccinated, state says
More than half of Californians 18 and older have been at least partially vaccinated, according to CDC data. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money Source Type: news

52% of California adults at least partially vaccinated
More than half of Californians 18 and older have been at least partially vaccinated, according to CDC data. That level of coverage ranks 11th among all states. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money Source Type: news

'98% of the league' still thinks the 49ers are taking Mac Jones, former NFL GM says
Even after Justin Fields' second pro day, people around the league still reportedly... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuba Without A Castro: The Island's Old Guard Exits The Stage
(Source: Reuters: Health)
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Pfizer, Moderna Say Booster Shots Probably Needed Pfizer, Moderna Say Booster Shots Probably Needed
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people who've gotten both doses would likely need a third shot within 12 months and might need an annual shot thereafter.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Liberty University sues Falwell for $10M, in sharp break with former president
The evangelical leader’s personal conduct undermined the “spiritual mission of Liberty,” the university claims. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news