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Newly tapped Ohio health director declines post within hours of her selection
Dr. Joan Duwve has decided not to be Ohio's next health director, hours after Gov. Mike DeWine announced she'd been selected for the position. Duwve, an Ohio State University graduate who just a few months ago was named to a similar position in South Carolina, withdrew for "personal reasons," according to statement from the governor's office late Thursday. She had been slated to succeed Dr. Amy Acton, who led the state health department during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, and received…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eleanor Kennedy Source Type: news

Don't forget to take care of your mental, as well as physical, health (Guest column)
Today is 2020 World Suicide Prevention Day.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: C. Lamar Frizzell Source Type: news

What Not To Say When Talking About Suicide
Our words matter. How we talk about mental health affects whether people feel safe speaking up or getting help.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ivanka Trump Tells Skeptical Joy Behar She Would Get COVID-19 Vaccine On 'The View'
"I trust the FDA and so should all Americans. Vanquishing this virus should be our collective top priority," the first daughter tweeted at "The View" co-host.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

High numbers of Los Angeles patients complained about coughs as early as December, study says
The authors of the new report say electronic medical records suggest the possibility of a coronavirus transmission in California weeks before officials declared a pandemic.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ben Guarino Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Launches ‘My Health Can’t Wait’ To Encourage Patients to Prioritize Their Health and Give Them the Information They Need to Pursue Care with Confidence
Discussion Guide to help people have conversations with their healthcare professionalsSafety FAQs detailing safety measures taken by hospitals and surgery centers to help protect patients from COVID-19Telehealth 101 Resources to help patients understand the use of telehealth for routine and pre-/post-op care, as nearly three-quarters of the survey participants (73%) say they would be comfortable using telehealth services as a way of managing their healthcare1Patient Stories, and moreResource materials will also be available to healthcare professionals to strengthen communication between surgeons and patients/caregivers, as...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Before You Engage A Vaccine Skeptic, Here's What You Need To Know
Addressing anti-vax beliefs or hesitancy means listening first, then meeting someone where they are.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

What To Do If You Recently Started Having Thoughts Of Self-Harm
You don't have to contemplate suicide for your thoughts to be dangerous.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical imaging AI market projected for strong growth
The world market for artificial intelligence (AI)-based clinical applications...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Why Siemens-Varian deal is a win-win for both companies Is the x-ray market set for a post-COVID bounceback? COVID-19: Early signs of recovery, but uncertainty ahead From lab to clinic: How AI can help It's all change again in healthcare IT sector
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New data show Roche ’s ENSPRYNG (satralizumab) significantly reduces severity and risk of relapse in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD)
Basel, 10 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) will present new ENSPRYNG ® (satralizumab) data on reducing relapse severity in the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), a rare disease of the central nervous system. These data are being presented at MSVirtual2020, the 8th joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS meeting, in addition to longer-term efficacy data supporting the continued effect of ENSPRYNG on reducing the risk of NMOSD relapse, as well as its favourable benefit:risk profile.“The data for ENSPRYNG at MSVirtual2020 are promising and suggest it significantly reduces relapse severity and fre...
Source: Roche Media News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tel Aviv University study confirms widespread literacy in biblical-period kingdom of Judah
(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have analyzed 18 ancient texts dating back to around 600 BCE from the Tel Arad military post using state-of-the-art image processing, machine learning technologies, and the expertise of a senior handwriting examiner, and concluded that the texts were written by no fewer than 12 authors, suggesting that many of the inhabitants of the kingdom of Judah during that period were able to read and write,
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'No going back' to racist past, L.A. civic leaders say of post-COVID future
A new report paints a dark picture of racial and economic inequity in Los Angeles and recommends an overhaul
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Doug Smith Source Type: news

What That Sturgis COVID-19 Paper Doesn't Show — And What It Does
Scholars are paying attention to new research on the motorcycle rally's effects on coronavirus spread, but they have lots of questions about it, too.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Vaping among teens falls for the first time in three years
E-cigarette use overall dropped from 28 percent to 20 percent among high schoolers even as the percent who appear addicted increased.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Bob Woodward Defends Withholding Trump’s Coronavirus Comments For Months
The veteran journalist said that the president made the controversial comments in February and he needed time to be sure of their accuracy.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why the AstraZeneca trial for a coronavaccine was put on hold
The pause, triggered by a serious adverse event in one of the participants, has raised many questions. Here are some answers.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Elderly May Not Reap Post-MI Ticagrelor Advantage vs Clopidogrel Elderly May Not Reap Post-MI Ticagrelor Advantage vs Clopidogrel
The PLATO trial ' s seminal results a decade ago may not apply to all patients after a myocardial infarction; a large registry study suggests no ticagrelor benefit, perhaps even harm, in older patients.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Major coronavirus vaccine trial is paused to investigate unexplained illness
The halt shows that safety protections are working, experts say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

How Introverts And Extroverts Handle The Pandemic Differently
Getting through the pandemic hasn't been easy for anyone, including quiet types.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Introverts And Extroverts Handle The COVID-19 Pandemic Differently
Introverts may seem to have a leg up when it comes to quarantine and social distancing, but getting through the coronavirus pandemic hasn't been easy, even for them.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greece: Doctors of the World helping those affected by fire in Moria camp
Doctors of the World is responding on the Greek island of Lesvos after a large fire at Moria refugee camp overnight. Shelters and health facilities in Moria – Greece’s largest refugee camp – were destroyed in the blaze. More than 12,000 men, women and children are now homeless and in dire need of humanitarian assistance, while 37 people with confirmed COVID-19 are missing. Moria refugee camp was destroyed by fire overnight. Photo credit: @th_voulgarakis Doctors of the World runs healthcare programmes at Kara Tepe camp, the overflow site for Moria on Lesvos. Our field coordinator on Lesvos, Constanti...
Source: Doctors of the World News - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim Vlasic Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Why COVID-19 Vaccines Need to Prioritize ‘ Superspreaders ’
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Why COVID-19 Vaccines Need to Prioritize ‘Superspreaders’ appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health COVID-19 Source Type: news

US Government Purchases 150 Million COVID-19 Antigen Tests from Abbott Laboratories for $760 Million; Only CLIA-Certified Clinical Laboratories Can Do Testing
Abbott sends the SARS-CoV-2 test results directly to patients’ smartphones, which can be displayed to gain entrance into areas requiring proof of COVID-19 testing There is no greater example that COVID-19 is a major force for change in the clinical laboratory industry than the fact that—though the US federal government pays 50% of the nation’s […] The post US Government Purchases 150 Million COVID-19 Antigen Tests from Abbott Laboratories for 0 Million; Only CLIA-Certified Clinical Laboratories Can Do Testing first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 9, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Webinars Abbott Laboratories anatomic pathology Source Type: news

The Earlier the Better for Colchicine Post-MI: COLCOT The Earlier the Better for Colchicine Post-MI: COLCOT
One substudy supported in-hospital initiation of colchicine and a second offered clues as to who may respond or experience tell-tale GI events.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

’Worst case scenarios’ at Sturgis rally could link event to 266,000 coronavirus cases, study says
South Dakota officials questioned the study, with Gov. Kristi Noem (R) calling it “grossly misleading.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brittany Shammas Source Type: news

‘Worst case scenarios’ at Sturgis rally could link event to 266,000 coronavirus cases, study says
South Dakota officials questioned the study, with Gov. Kristi Noem (R) calling it “grossly misleading.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brittany Shammas Source Type: news

Fauci Says Trump Actually Listened To Him About Coronavirus Mitigation
The health expert said in a separate interview that lives could have been saved if the country had shut down sooner
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Critically Endangered Gorilla Baby Born At New Orleans Zoo
The baby is at least the second western lowland gorilla born at a U.S. zoo this year.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Tiny Critically Endangered Gorilla Baby Born In New Orleans
The baby is at least the second western lowland gorilla born at a U.S. zoo this year.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

When COVID-19 symptoms won ’t go away
A new Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program at Yale can help those with lingering COVID-19 symptoms, such as general fatigue and shortness of breath.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

What’s The Best Way To Store Face Masks?
Here's how to properly store cloth face masks at home, according to infectious disease experts.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's The Best Way To Store Face Masks During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
Here's how to properly store cloth face masks at home, according to infectious disease experts.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How St. Clair Hospital fared financially in heat of Covid-19 pandemic
But the hospital's strength through the first eight months of its fiscal year allowed the hospital to post positive operating income and margin.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Is It Professional for Docs to Post Their Bathing Suit Photos? Is It Professional for Docs to Post Their Bathing Suit Photos?
Dr Art Caplan discusses the use of social media and professionalism issues for healthcare workers.Medscape Business of Medicine
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Biopharma Leaders Unite To Stand With Science
NEW YORK, September 8, 2020 — The CEOs of AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN), BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX), GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY), today announced a historic pledge, outlining a united commitment to uphold the integrity of the scientific process as they work towards potential global regulatory filings and approvals of the first COVID-19 vaccines. All nine CEOs signed the following pledge: We, the unders...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Financing Economic Recovery
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificBy Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 8 2020 (IPS) As the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the length and breadth of Asia and the Pacific, finance ministries are continuing their relentless efforts to inject trillions of dollars for emergency health responses and fiscal packages. With continued lockdown measures and restricted borders, economic rebound seems uncertain. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaCompared to 2019’s econo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Community Support Officer
Specifications:Permanent contractHours: Full time (1.0 FTE)Salary:  £30,000Location:Flexible, (anywhere in the world), remote workingApplication closing date:20 September 2020 (midnight GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your communication and problem-solving skills to make a difference in the field of health care research.  As Community Support Officer you will be joining Cochrane ’s Community Support team. We are the first point of contact for the international Cochrane community, providing a timely and coordinated user support service. We resolve queries covering a broad range of areas including Cochra...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Virtual meet-ups, gradual starts, school bubbles: What university life looks like during COVID-19
As thousands of young Canadians embark on their post-secondary education this fall, the coronavirus pandemic is shaping each step of their journey. Three students share how university life is unfolding in these unusual times.
Source: CBC | Health - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 'Long Covid' patients need treatment programme, doctors say
A network of "post Covid" clinics are needed for thousands of chronically ill patients, rehab experts say.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical devices sold in Great Britain to require a new UK product safety marking
The UK government has released a proposed regime on the regulation of medical devices in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the European Union post Brexit. Under the  guidance, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will continue to recognise CE marks and certificates issued by European Economic Area-based Notified Bodies until 30 June 2023.
Source: mobihealthnews - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

COVID-19: Lessons from the Losses
Clementine, a community health volunteer, meets with a mother and child. Credit: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, KenyaBy Dr Patrick AmothNAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 7 2020 (IPS) If countries considered Universal Health Coverage (UHC) a central policy in their health systems, the COVID-19 has surely demonstrated the need for its urgent and widespread roll out. The pandemic has upended world systems in a manner that no scientists or sophisticated global intelligence could have foreseen. Having been tapped to join the World Health Organization’s Executive Board to represent Africa midst this global crisis, I am persuaded tha...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr Patrick Amoth Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Mental health and its predictors during the early months of the CoViD-19 pandemic experience in the United States - Zhou Y, MacGeorge EL, Myrick JG.
To date, there has been relatively little published research on the mental health impacts of COVID-19 for the general public at the beginning of the U.S.' experience of the pandemic, or the factors associated with stress, anxiety, depression, and post-trau...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Online cognitive-behavioural therapy for traumatically bereaved people: study protocol for a randomised waitlist-controlled trial - Lenferink L, de Keijser J, Eisma M, Smid G, Boelen P.
INTRODUCTION: The traumatic death of a loved one, such as death due to a traffic accident, can precipitate persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD) and comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Waitlist-controlled trials have sho...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-concussion syndrome: a diagnosis of DSM past - McIntyre MK, Amiri M, Kumbhare D.
Following concussion, a subset of patients have persistent symptoms that are functionally limiting and may be difficult to treat. These symptoms were previously captured in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Relating Parkinson freezing and balance domains: a structural equation modeling approach - Peterson DS, Van Liew C, Stuart S, Carlson-Kuhta P, Horak FB, Mancini M.
BACKGROUND: People with PD who exhibit freezing of gait (FOG) also exhibit poor balance compared to those who do not freeze. However, balance is a broad construct that can be subdivided into subdomains that include dynamic balance (gait), anticipatory post...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Managing pain without in-person care
Many people depend on manual therapies to keep their medical conditions in check. Covid-19 has altered that landscape.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Loudin Source Type: news

In pandemic era, the term palliative care is even more scary for some. So specialists want to rename it.
People erroneously think that they are being sent to physicians who will help them die.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Haider J. Warraich Source Type: news

The Atlantic joins the ranks of the fake news "mainstream media" with totally debunked hit piece accusing Trump of trashing American war dead
(Natural News) Generally speaking, Republican presidents, especially in the World War II post-war era, have been extremely pro-military, and Donald J. Trump is no exception. In fact, you could legitimately say that Trump is more ‘pro-military’ than even George W. Bush — who did love the military — because Trump is the first president in...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In conversation with Warren Stribling
This week I’m with Warren Stribling, airman, legionnaire, teacher and writer (oh and author) which is a very eclectic portfolio for any adult life. He now lives in Mexico with his wife, but has been known to teach English as a foreign language in France, after a stint in the French Foreign Legion. Our conversation was interesting as he is the first person I’ve met who is openly a part of the stories he writes, which begs the question about how close to home the fiction is to reality.  As we progressed though it became apparent that although the circumstances and settings may be similar, the story really is jus...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Podcast author interview consciousness philosophy Source Type: news