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Chance Social Media Connection Leads to Red Cross Help for Young Member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Originally published on redcross.org.  A chance meeting on social media helped American Red Cross employee Guillermo Cornavaca help a family hundreds of miles away be better prepared for home... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire bed shaker smoke alarm cochlear implant deaf and hard of hearing emergencies national preparedness month september Source Type: news

Our View: Together, we can change the national narrative around suicide
In this guest column, three Valley health care leaders offer suggestions on how everyone in the community can get past various emotional and social barriers in order to try to stem the tide of suicides.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Carnahan, Lloyd Noble & Ramsen Kasha Source Type: news

Africa: Mnangagwa Gets Organisation of African First Ladies for Development Post
[The Herald] Tendai Rupapa in NEW YORK, United States
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

TWILIGHT Hits Primary Endpoint, Alters Aspirin Post PCI TWILIGHT Hits Primary Endpoint, Alters Aspirin Post PCI
The perennial question of how soon aspirin can be dropped in dual antiplatelet therapy became more definitive, but experts caution against extrapolating results to very early aspirin discontinuation.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

‘Outstanding’ CCG’s first chair announces retirement
The first clinical chair of the newly formed Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group is to retire from his post next year.
Source: HSJ - September 27, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Abiomed Hits TCT 2019 Running with Compelling Data and New Approval
Abiomed certainly brought its A-game to the 31st annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference- being held now and throughout the weekend. The Danvers, MA-based company came armed with the news of a newly-approved device and data from its PROTECT III trial, an ongoing prospective, single-arm FDA post-market study for the Impella 2.5 and Impella CP in high-risk PCI. Abiomed, which was named one of the top 25 M&A targets in medtech, said an interim analysis of 898 patients from the PROTECT III trial demonstrated a reduction in the primary endpoint of death, stroke, myocardial infarction, and repeat pr...
Source: MDDI - September 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Don ' t Sleep On These 15 Deals On Bedding And Mattresses
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping-related lung illnesses soar to 805 cases in 46 states
The CDC reported at least 805 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses in 46 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Judge in landmark opioid trial declines to step aside
U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster said that acknowledging the epidemic’s toll “does not suggest I am biased; it shows that I am human.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

This Common Anxiety Advice Seems Helpful, But It Can Actually Backfire
Therapists explain how the well-meaning phrase can make some situations worse and share what to do instead.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Telling Someone With Anxiety To ' Just Breathe ' Isn ' t Always Helpful
Therapists explain how the well-meaning phrase can make some situations worse and share what to do instead.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH awards nearly $1 billion in research grants to battle addiction, chronic pain
Money will fund studies of better ways to treat opioid addiction, development of nonaddictive treatments and guidelines for care of infants born dependent on drugs.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Sisters Working to Make a Difference at the Red Cross
Danielle Warren and Angela Jackson both love working at the Red Cross together. The fact that they’re sisters is an added benefit that neither of them takes for granted. Read ... The post Sisters... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life blood donation blood service blood transfusion Careers Danielle and Angela jobs Platelet Donation Red Cross Alabama sisters smoke alarms Sound the Alarm Source Type: news

Liberia: DKT Liberia Observes Contraception Week
[New Dawn] DKT (DrakumahKamahTyia) Anglophone West Africa in collaboration with the Family Health Division of the Ministry of Health and the Swedish Embassy near Monrovia is observing weeklong contraception awareness in the country beginning with two days training on post-abortion care for over 20 skilled healthcare providers.The training, which ended Tuesday, 24 September was conducted by a South African, VeziMakalima, Regional Sales Consultant for Southern Africa.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Rise of Crowdsourcing and the Opportunity for Healthcare Marketers
  Join Natalie McDonald, Founder and CEO of Create NYC, and Karen Femino, Marketing Director at Pfizer, to hear how healthcare marketers can successfully leverage crowdsourcing to maximise... The post The Rise of Crowdsourcing and the Opportunity for Healthcare Marketers appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare.
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - September 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Healthcare Communications Source Type: news

Labradoodle Creator Dogged By Personal Regrets
Wally Conran created the labrador-poodle hybrid in 1989 and now laments “I opened a Pandora’s box and released a Frankenstein’s monster.”
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

New Funding Opportunities for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research: Preapplication Webinars on October 3
In this blog post, NCCIH’s Dr, Craig Hopp calls attention to two new requests for applications (RFAs) related to natural products research.
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 25, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Craig Hopp, Ph.D. Source Type: news

As the Number of Vaping-Related Deaths Climbs, These States Have Implemented E-Cigarette Bans
Amid growing concern over a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses and deaths, as well as a persistent epidemic of youth use, states are stepping in to limit access to e-cigarette products. State vaping bans are filling what many see as a regulatory void caused by federal inaction. E-cigarettes work by vaporizing a liquid mixture of nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals, and many proponents argue that they are a healthier alternative to cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not gain regulatory power over e-cigarettes until 2016, so many popular brands that launched before that date, includ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Read This If You Get Charley Horses In The Middle Of The Night
Don't let painful calf cramps disrupt a good night's sleep.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ' s What Causes Charley Horses (And How To Get Rid Of Them)
Don't let painful calf cramps disrupt a good night's sleep.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NASS Panel Revisits Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Controversy
A panel at the North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting in Chicago, IL, revisited a controversy that dates back nearly 15 years surrounding Medtronic’s Infuse bone graft, which contains a recombinant version of bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2). The timing of Wednesday’s panel session, “The Biologic Hasn’t Changed but the Evidence Has,” was interesting given Medtronic was already gearing up to announce on Thursday that FDA has signed off on a new Infuse trial that could lead to the product being cleared for a new indication. &...
Source: MDDI - September 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

St. Christopher's Hospital CEO leaving for a new job
Maria Scenna, the CEO of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, is leaving the post next week for new job with another specialty hospital in Philadelphia. Scenna was named incoming chief operating officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia. She will assume the new role Oct. 7. Scenna last day with St. Christopher's, where she has served as CEO since January, will be Oct. 3. The move comes as St. Christopher's, which has operated under U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection since…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Ohio counties, drug companies outline arguments in landmark opioid trial
Plaintiffs and defendants in the federal lawsuit focus on the reasons a jury should — or should not — hold drug companies responsible for overdose deaths, addiction and other harms.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Wins ' Alternative Nobel Prize '
The 16-year-old, who was nominated for the actual Nobel Prize in March, shares the 2019 Right Livelihood Award with three others.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Inspector General Report: Asbestos Exposure a Concern on Army Posts
Residents in privatized housing on nearly 50 Army installations cited concerns with issues such as lead paint and asbestos, the toxic building material linked to mesothelioma cancer, according to a recent report from the Department of the Army Inspector General. The report, which was made public earlier this month, includes surveys, document reviews and interviews with residents at 49 Army installations across the U.S., including Fort Bragg (N.C.), Fort Campbell (Ky.) and Fort Hood in Texas. Military families at 48 of the 49 sites cited concerns with safety or environmental issues inside the aging on-base housing at the ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 25, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

A woman mistook wasabi for avocado. The shock led to ‘broken heart syndrome.’
An Israeli woman mistook wasabi for avocado at a wedding. She was diagnosed with takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lateshia Beachum Source Type: news

Juul says its chief executive is stepping down, accepts proposed ban on flavored vaping products
The e-cigarette maker said its CEO will be succeeded by an executive from Altria, a part-owner of Juul.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Does Drinking Affect Your Fertility At All? Here ’s Your Answer.
This is what you should keep in mind about alcohol if they're trying to get pregnant or build a family in the future.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Drinking Affect Your Fertility At All? Here ' s Your Answer.
This is what everyone should keep in mind about alcohol if they're trying to get pregnant or build a family in the future.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York City To Consider Norway-Style Bill To Budget Climate Emissions Like Finances
It's the latest in a wave of local climate legislation in the Big Apple.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies, and Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Changes to Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revise discharge planning requirements that hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and home health agencies participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs must meet. Also implements discharge planning requirements to provide patients and their families with access to information that will help them make informed decisions about post-acute care, and updates a provision regarding patient rights which is intended to promote innovation and flexibility to improve patient care. The final rule will be effective 60 days after publicatio...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 25, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

A closer look at infant mortality in two of the most impoverished U.S. regions
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers highlight striking inequality in a new report on the Mississippi River Delta and Appalachia.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

Walrus Attacks, Sinks Russian Navy Vessel
Never mess with a female walrus who's protecting her cubs.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Russian Navy Boat Sunk In Walrus Attack
A walrus attacked and sunk a Russian Navy boat off a remote Arctic archipelago, officials say.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Massachusetts to ban sale of all vaping products for 4 months in toughest state crackdown
The state's governor cited the rising toll of mysterious lung illnesses and deaths linked to e-cigarettes.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

3 Suicides Among the Crew of a Single Navy Ship in 1 Week Highlight Rising Trend in U.S. Military
A string of suicides by sailors from the Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush last week has prompted an investigation by local and federal authorities—but it reflects a tragic trend in the Navy, the U.S. military more broadly and across the country. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is currently assisting local authorities in Portsmouth and Norfolk in investigating three deaths — one that took place on Sept. 14 and two that occurred on Sept. 19, Navy officials said Tuesday. The ship’s commanding officer, Capt. Sean Bailey, acknowledged the suicides in a Facebook post on Monday and said, &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized mental health Military onetime Source Type: news

U.S. joins 19 nations, including Saudi Arabia and Russia: ‘There is no international right to an abortion’
“We remain gravely concerned that aggressive efforts to reinterpret international instruments to create a new international right to abortion ... have advanced through some United Nations fora,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a letter circulated in advance of the gathering.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

How Can Medtech Help Deliver the Data and Value Healthcare Needs?
The medical technology industry broke records last year, “surpassing for the first time over $400 billion in revenue,” Jim Welch, global medtech leader for EY, told attendees at The Medtech Conference on September 24. Medtech "achieved over 7% in growth, which is fantastic and is actually a record since the economic crisis of 2008.” He cited figures on U.S. and European-based medical device companies as reported in EY’s 2019 medtech report, “Pulse of the Industry: As Data Personalizes Medtech, How Will You Serve Tomorrowâ€&...
Source: MDDI - September 24, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Brazil ' s Jair Bolsonaro Defends Deforestation: ' The Amazon Is Not Being Devastated '
The Brazilian president delivered a fiery nationalist speech at a U.N. General Assembly focused on the climate crisis.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Laura Ingraham Compared Teenage Activist Greta Thunberg To ' Children Of The Corn '
Fox News has remained quiet on her remarks, despite the network's condemnation of a commentator on a different show who called the 16-year-old "mentally ill."
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Gucci Model Protests Offensive Straitjacket Outfits On Runway
Model Ayesha Tan Jones appeared in the show, but wrote the words “mental health is not fashion” on their hands.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Slow Moving Asbestos Regulations Compromise Health
By Sarah WolvertonWALLINGFORD, CT, US, Sep 24 2019 (IPS) Last year, the United States introduced a new asbestos rule that was received both positively and negatively and Canada banned the mineral altogether. Countries like the U.K. and Australia continue to struggle with the health implications of historic asbestos use, despite both having bans for several years. In contrast, nations like Russia and Vietnam continue to manufacture and use the mineral frequently.  Asbestos is a substance that was used throughout history as an additive in many products to provide heat and fire resistance. It fell out of favor around the wor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sarah Wolverton Tags: Development & Aid Environment Headlines Health Source Type: news

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez y otros 7 pioneros latinxs que deber ías conocer.
Sin estos pioneros y sus ideas revolucionarias, el mundo no sería lo que es hoy.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez y otros 6 pioneros latinxs que deber ías conocer.
Sin estos pioneros y sus ideas revolucionarias, el mundo no sería lo que es hoy.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trusted Communications Services for Service Members
Originally published on the Red Cross Northwest Region blog.  When Navy veteran Jodi Mackie suffered a medical emergency over Labor Day weekend, the Red Cross leaped into action to get ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support emergency communications emergency communications message Hero Care Network Northwest Region service to the armed forces Source Type: news

UN Welcomes ‘Most Comprehensive Agreement Ever’ on Global Health
In conclusion, he pointed to the “profound” challenges we face, saying: “I am confident that if we continue and strengthen international co-operation and seize the opportunities already available, while creating even more opportunities, we can overcome them – together”.   ‘A political choice’ Universal health coverage means all people regardless of their ability to pay, having access to the health care they need, when and where they need it, without facing financial hardship. Congratulating world leaders, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at the World Health Organization (WHO) told the histor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news

Exciting opportunities at Birmingham Children ’s Hospital, UK
This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest Paediatric Endocrinology and Bone departments in the UK.Clinical Research Fellow in Metabolic bone DiseaseWe are seeking to appoint to the above post commencing from July 2019. This post is funded as part of the nationally funded highly specialised service for complex and atypical Osteogenesis Imperfecta and provides post CCT fellowship training. It is suitable for applicants with training in Endocrinology from the UK or overseas who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in endocrinology metabolic bone disease in a ERN recognised specialised centre for rare en...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

This Affordable Meditation App Is Designed For Busy People
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential culprits in mystery lung illnesses: Black-market vaping products
Cheap additives used to “cut” THC oil, such as vitamin E acetate, are being scrutinized for ill effects.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rob Kuznia Source Type: news

Babies born by Caesarean section have different gut bacteria from other infants, researchers say
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rob Kuznia Source Type: news