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Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 after cancer battle
Eddie Van Halen, the renowned lead guitarist of iconic rock group Van Halen, has died, according to a social media post by his son. He...
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. unveils long-anticipated restrictions on H-1B guest worker program
Experts and officials say it is the broadest overhaul of a program that the Trump administration says displaces U.S. workers.
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Surgeon General Jerome Adams Cited For Being In Closed Hawaii Park
Adams told police he was working with the state's governor on COVID-19, but didn't know parks were closed to slow the virus spread. At the time, Oahu parks were closed by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in an attempt to prevent crowds from gathering.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 6, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Settles 1K Baby Powder-Asbestos Lawsuits
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle an more than a thousand lawsuits claiming its iconic baby powder caused cancer, according to Bloomberg News. The settlement stems from burgeoning litigation after earlier asbestos-contaminated talc was found in one of its products. Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest maker of health care merchandise, recalled 33,000 bottles of its baby powder in 2019, “out of an abundance of caution.” It also stopped selling talc-based baby powder the same year in the United States and Canada, switching to a cornstarch-based product....
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 6, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Will Pay $100M in Baby Powder Lawsuits
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle more than a thousand lawsuits claiming its iconic talc-based baby powder caused cancer, according to Bloomberg News. The settlement stems from burgeoning litigation after earlier asbestos-contaminated talc was found in one of its products. Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest maker of health care merchandise, recalled 33,000 bottles of its baby powder in 2019, “out of an abundance of caution.” It also stopped selling talc-based baby powder the same year in the United States and Canada, switching to a cornstarch-based ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 6, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Pandemic Survivors Call Trump's COVID-19 Tweets 'An Embarrassment'
One man who lost his mother, grandmother and aunt to the coronavirus said the president "does not care about any of us — he’s feeling good.”
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 6, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

IntraHealth Welcomes Nikolos Oakley to Executive Team
October 08, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCIntraHealth International is happy to welcome Nikolos Oakley as the new chief financial and administrative officer on November 9, 2020.In his new role as part of the executive team, Oakley will direct the financial and administrative functions of IntraHealth ' s network of 18 offices around the world and its diverse portfolio of projects as it strengthens health systems and increases access to high-quality health services around the world.Oakley has over 24 years of domestic and international experience in financial and business operations, compliance systems, and federal aw...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Source Type: news

Dayton Breast cancer survivor finds her mission through post-cancer journey
Retired bank teller turns her breast cancer journey and subsequent lymphedema diagnosis into a mission and organization to help others.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

7 Self-Care Tips If The News Cycle Is Pummeling You Right Now
Experts share what you can do if your mental health is affected by Donald Trump's constant downplaying of COVID-19.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JHMI Virtual Education Day at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Clinical Quality Measures in a Post-Pandemic World Clinical Quality Measures in a Post-Pandemic World
Quality reporting requirements have taken a backseat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Does the current system of quality measures really have value--and how it should be refined going forward?Annals of Family Medicine
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Cross Border Traders Plead With Govt to Re-Open Borders
[263Chat] Cross border traders have pleaded with the government to reopen the Beitbridge border post which provides gateway into neighboring South Africa citing that its continued closure puts livelihoods that largely depend on trading from the southern neighbor at high risk of poverty.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump was treated with dexamethasone. Here’s what we know about its risks and side effects.
Dexamethasone — credited with improving the survival of severe covid-19 patients in a study — has side effects, including “psychic derangements,” according to the drug label.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

Teaching trust CEO resigns to take up post as government adviser
Professor Marcel Levi will leave University College London Foundation Trust on 31 March next year after four years at the top of the institution.
Source: HSJ - October 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Forging Resilient Regional Supply Chains and Connectivity
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Oct 6 2020 (IPS) Participation in global and regional supply chains has been one of the most reliable economic growth strategies, especially for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. Smooth and efficient connectivity in both trade and transport has been indispensable to the region’s pursuit of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Yet, containment measures for the COVID-1...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

What Health Literacy Outreach Looks Like at NLM
Blog post describes how the National Library of Medicine (NLM) supports health literacy and provides physical and digital access to trusted health information. Provides an overview of Project TORDS (Technology Outreach to Reduce Health Disparities and Stigma), a program through the Network of the National Library of Medicine, that increases access to and provides training on the use of technology in rural and underserved communities of West Virginia.
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 6, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Coalition calls for the immediate suspension of NHS charging to prevent more COVID-19 deaths over the winter
Charging migrants for hospital services is putting lives and public health at risk, and could undermine the UK’s COVID-19 response, warns a coalition of academics, non-governmental organisations, professional bodies and people with lived experience of healthcare exclusion. Today, Doctors of the World UK (DOTW), Lancet Migration: global collaboration to advance migration health, and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) are launching a coalition campaign to call for universal and equitable access to NHS services during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. More than 30 organisations have already joined the Hands Up for Our Healt...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Britney Sacopon Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

'Brain fog' following COVID-19 recovery may indicate PTSD
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A new report suggests that lingering " brain fog " and other neurological symptoms after COVID -19 recovery may be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an effect observed in past human coronavirus outbreaks such as SARS and MERS.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Trump leaves military hospital and enters ‘uncharted territory’
The president returns to the White House at a fraught moment in his recovery.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frances Stead Sellers Source Type: news

Innovation in Oncology, Cell & Gene Technology, and Post-COVID-19...
Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, today...(PRWeb October 06, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/innovation_in_oncology_cell_gene_technology_and_post_covid_19_pharma_outlook_to_be_discussed_by_catalent_at_the_cphi_festival_of_pharma/prweb17446899.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: Coronavirus Can Spread Further Than 6 Feet -- Especially Indoors
Agency officials insist that such spread is uncommon so current social distancing guidelines still make sense.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC says airborne transmission plays a role in coronavirus spread in a long-awaited update after a website error last month
The update officially acknowledges growing evidence that under certain conditions, people farther than six feet apart can become infected by tiny droplets and particles that float in the air for minutes and hours, and that they play a role in the pandemic.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Can Heaters Spread COVID-19?
Here's what to know about the coronavirus pandemic and heating and cooling systems, plus advice on staying healthy.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SNL's Return: Best Moments Feat. Presidential Debate, Chris Rock, Megan Thee Stallion
Chris Rock took on hosting duties for Saturday Night Live’s season 46 premiere, with musical guest star Megan Thee Stallion. The...
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Do psychological and social interventions prevent mental health disorders in low ‐ and middle‐income countries affected by humanitarian crises?
Cochrane Review: Psychological and social interventions for the prevention of mental disorders in people living in low ‐ and middle‐income countries affected by humanitarian crisesMental health disorders are among the leading contributors to all years lived with disability. Prevention strategies offer new possibilities to reduce their disease burden, given that many risk factors for mental health conditions have social and/or environmental roots, such as gender-based violence, poverty, unemployment, social marginalization, and lack of education. This is especially true for people living in low- and middle-income countr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 5, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

FDA Approves Opdivo, Yervoy Combination for Mesothelioma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the immunotherapy combination of Opdivo and Yervoy for first-line treatment of unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma. It was the first new drug regimen approved for mesothelioma in 16 years and only the second systemic therapy ever. The historic treatment approval for this cancer without a cure was the first since the FDA approved the chemotherapy combination of pemetrexed and cisplatin in 2004. “This marks the beginning of a new era for mesothelioma,” Dr. Bernardo Goulart, medical oncologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbest...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 5, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

The Truth About ‘Boosting’ Your Immune System Against COVID-19
Smoothie and supplement companies might get your hopes up, but don't be fooled.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Truth About 'Boosting' Your Immune System Against COVID-19
Smoothie and supplement companies might get your hopes up, but don't be fooled.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers Squibb to buy Peninsula heart drug maker for $13.1 billion
An early post-recession bet on precision heart drugs will pay off with a $13.1 billion purchase of Brisbane's MyoKardia Inc. by drug giant Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. The $225-per-share offer by Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) represents a 61% premium over MyoKardia's stock price when it closed Friday, but it also translates into a big win for a small company (NASDAQ: MYOK), its venture backers and a management team that steadily built its future on a personal ized way of treating a silent killer of…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Post-mTBI pain interference in a U.S. military population: a Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study - Khokhar BR, Lindberg MA, Walker WC.
INTRODUCTION: Chronic pain is a significant problem for service members and veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). While the root cause of pain is not clearly understood, comorbidities may contribute to how their pain disrupts their functional s...
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Self-administered EMDR therapy: potential solution for expanding the availability of psychotherapy for PTSD or unregulated recipe for disaster? - Waterman LZ, Cooper M.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) carries a high disease burden worldwide, yet significant barriers exist to providing and accessing treatment for PTSD, particularly in refugee populations and in low- and middle-income countries. There is e...
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Will COVID-19 Change the Global Balance of Power?
Wang Yi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, addresses the virtual Security Council summit-level debate on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Global Governance post Covid-19”. Credit: UN Photo/Loey Felipe. By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanAMSTERDAM/ROME, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) Lockdowns, social distancing, face-masks and other restrictions on personal and social behaviour have helped slow the progress of the COVID-19 virus. Enough to allow health systems to start catching their breath, for doctors to work out treatment protocols, and for work to start on a vaccine. There is now ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine Khan Tags: Economy & Trade Global Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Empowering Women in Organic Value Chains
By External SourceOct 5 2020 (IPS-Partners) As COVID-19 shapes and re-shapes the “new normal” in the Pacific, organic food and products will be a key to community adaptation and resiliency in the region’s economies and livelihoods, with the opportunity to advance a more inclusive gender and people centred approach. The POETCom initiative, under the SPC’s Land Resources Division, has recognized this by taking the next step in its Building Prosperity for Women Producers, Processors, and Women Owned Businesses through Organic Value Chains (BPWP) project, a collaboration with the Australian Government. The project see...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Gender Health The Pacific Community (SPC) Source Type: news

3 Win Nobel Medicine Prize for Discovering Hepatitis C Virus
(STOCKHOLM) — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work identified a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn’t be explained by the previously discovered hepatitis A and B viruses. Their work, dating back to the 1970s and 1980s, has helped saved millions of lives, the committee said. “Thanks to their discovery, ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: DAVID KEYTON and FRANK JORDANS / AP Tags: Uncategorized News News Desk wire Source Type: news

Americans say they’re drinking alcohol 14 percent more often in the pandemic 
The jump in drinking frequency has been higher for women and for adults ages 30 to 59, according to a study.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Amazon ’s Prime Air Drone Fleet Receives FAA Approval to Make Deliveries to Customers, Could Clinical Laboratory Specimens and Supplies be Next?
Delivery of clinical laboratory specimens and medical supplies by drone is beginning to happen in different parts of the world The idea that fleets of flying drones may someday legally transport clinical laboratory specimens may sound good—it may even be beneficial from a healthcare perspective—but it also could be hugely disruptive to medical labs that […] The post Amazon’s Prime Air Drone Fleet Receives FAA Approval to Make Deliveries to Customers, Could Clinical Laboratory Specimens and Supplies be Next? first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - October 5, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Alphabet Inc. Amazon Prime Air anatomic pathology clinical laboratory Source Type: news

Teachers Shoulder the Burden: Improving Support in Crisis Contexts
Globally 75 million children who cannot access education as a result of crises. A dated photo of a Syrian child in a refugee camp in Jordan. Credit: Robert Stefanicki/IPS.By Yasmine Sherif, Dean Brooks and Mary MendenhallNEW YORK, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) Teachers are at the heart of children and young peoples’ educational experiences. Teachers play multiple roles in their students’ lives by supporting their learning, providing them with inclusive and safe environments to grow and develop, and helping them become more confident as they make their way in the world. As we commemorate World Teachers’ Day on Monday, 5 October an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif - Dean Brooks - Mary Mendenhall Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Education Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Medical Experts Raise Questions About Severity Of Trump's COVID-19 Infection
Doctors not involved in treating the president said the fact that he is on the steroid dexamethasone means his coronavirus infection is severe.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Megan Thee Stallion slammed Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron on her 'SNL' performance for his decision in the Breonna Taylor case
Musical guest Megan Thee Stallion used her "Saturday Night Live" performance to call out Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron for...
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prospect of Trump’s early hospital discharge mystifies doctors
They say he is in a particularly vulnerable window for covid-19 patients and is taking an unusual combination of treatments.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

President Trump Is Getting an ‘Unprecedented’ Mix of COVID-19 Treatments. That Puts Him On the Cutting Edge of Coronavirus Care
With each day since U.S. President Donald Trump reported that he tested positive for COVID-19, his doctors have added a new major therapy to treat the disease, for a total of three at this point. On Friday—the same day that Trump said he tested positive—the President received an experimental combination of two monoclonal antibodies to help his immune system fight the coronavirus infection, according to his physician, Sean Conley. The next day—after he was hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center—he received the drug remdesivir, which blocks the coronavirus’s ability to make...
Source: TIME: Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

A doctor gave me an inept diagnosis for a neurological problem. I should know: I’m a neurologist.
I offered to teach the staff at this medical center, but I got nowhere. I could not have been the first patient so poorly evaluated. Without doubt, I won’t be the last.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven H. Horowitz Source Type: news

In this chaotic pandemic, I weave together some type of order by restoring old chairs
At the end, I had things that felt complete, even if those objects belonged to a world that was still fractured, still falling apart.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danielle Wozniak Source Type: news

AI predicts patients at highest risk for severe pain, increased opioid use post-surgery
(American Society of Anesthesiologists) Artificial intelligence (AI) used in machine learning models can predict which patients are at highest risk for severe pain after surgery, and help determine who would most benefit from personalized pain management plans that use non-opioid alternatives, suggests new research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ® 2020 annual meeting.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Little evidence that White House has offered contact tracing, guidance to hundreds potentially exposed
“It’s like deer in the headlights,” said a staffer desperate for information.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Josh Dawsey Source Type: news

An army of doctors. Access to an experimental drug. A special patient gets special care.
In his battle with covid-19, President Trump is receiving care available to few others.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Facing the fear: resilience and social support in veterans and civilians with PTSD - Wall CL, Lowe M.
This study aims to investigate the effects of resilience and social support on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of 121 veterans (n = 56) and civilians (n = 65). DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH Gender, age and marital status wer...
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The pandemic poses risks for older doctors. Some are retiring early in response.
Longtime practicing physicians and specialists are closing their offices. Experts says this will probably lead to major shortages of doctors and nurses in the future.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Covid-19 makes us think about our mortality. Our brains aren’t designed for that.
Denial about impending death is how humans get through daily life.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Pattee Source Type: news