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FDA: Listeria Yet Again, Here Is A Sushi, Salad, And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Another Listeria Outbreak Leads To Sushi, Salad And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Alabama community supports local officer battling cancer
After Jeff Gulley was diagnosed with colon cancer, his fellow officers started selling blue wristbands with his badge number. That money raised will help his family make the trip for an upcoming surgery. Mark Strassmann has more.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Bracco's ultrasound enhancing agent
Contrast developer Bracco Diagnostics announced its contrast agent Lumason...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Decision in Bracco-Jubilant case under review Bracco scores FDA approval for barium swallow contrast Bracco highlights research affirming Lumason safety Bracco to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics Bracco grants kids' hospital $300K for contrast ultrasound
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Penetrating traumatic brain injury resulting from a cockerel attack: case report and literature review - Maksoud S, Lawson McLean A, Bauer J, Schwarz F, Waschke A.
We present the case of a 10-month-old female child who presented after being attacked by a cockerel in a chicken coop. Following a seizure, an MRI s...
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Kenya: Chicken, Pizza, Burger Most Ordered Food Online Despite Health Concerns
[Nation] Chicken, pizza and burger dominate delicacies that are ordered online amid health concerns about fast foods, which have been associated with lifestyle diseases.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blue-Light Therapy for Acne Vulgaris Blue-Light Therapy for Acne Vulgaris
At-home treatment with blue-light therapy has been approved for treatment of acne, but is it effective?Annals of Family Medicine
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Flashpoint ahead! The 'gun control master plan' push for the 'final execution of the US Constitution Bill of Rights in one fell swoop' are on display for all to see in Virginia
(Natural News) Following the tidal wave of illegal immigration that turned the normally ‘deep red‘ state of Virginia into ‘solid blue‘ on November 5th, Virginia’s governor Ralph Northam wasted no time in showing us the Democrats true agenda for 2020 and into the future with Virginia Democrats already proposing Senate Bill 64. (Article by Stefan Stanford republished from AllNewsPipeline.com) As...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call for cooperation as 'blue boats' rob Pacific reefs
(ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies) A flotilla of Vietnamese fishing boats with crews suffering in harsh conditions is stripping Pacific coral reefs of seafood as the poaching escalates to become an international human rights and security issue.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A 'blue zones' diet: Live longer from what you eat
For most of their lives, the world's super-agers have nourished their bodies with whole, plant-based foods, such as leafy vegetables, tubers, nuts, beans and whole grains. And they ate meat fewer than five times monthly.
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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By taking some cues from blue zones, places around the world where people live the longest, healthiest lives, you can live longer. These are some tips.
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Manis Rest Assured On Blue Nile Wali's Health
[SNA] Khartoum -Plenipotentiary Prime Minister Omar Bashir Manis made telephone call Monday morning with Blue Nile caretaker Wali (governor) Maj Gen Yasin Ibrahim to rest assured on his health and his accompanied delegation.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nurses on the Front Lines of Medical Plastics Recycling Initiatives
When it comes to recycling medical plastics, hospital nurses are on the front lines: Their engagement is critical to a successful “green transition” in the healthcare sector. That was one of the key takeaways from a recent workshop at the Danish Technological Institute exploring recycling programs in medical facilities. Medical device manufacturers, nurses and representatives from hospitals, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Medicines Agency and the PVCMed Alliance attended the workshop on Nov. 25, 2019, in Copenhagen, which focused on PVC, the most widely used plast...
Source: MDDI - December 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Plastics Today Source Type: news

Thursday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Thursday ' s Content - Looking backToday we mark #ThrowBackThursday, Cochrane style! The content looks back over the past year, the past 25 years, and the importance of gathering as a community - either virtually or in person. Together we will reminisce about past Colloquiums, our achievements, and our many awards that are named after key Cochrane contributors. We will have a live Cochrane Annua...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Welcome to Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Daily themesWe have so much share with you - vitural posters, recorded oral presentations, and special content!To help organize the week, we are focusing on daily themes - you can get an overview here. At the top of the website in the blue navigation bar there are tabs for each day. Come to the website each day and engage with the content.Navigating the contentSpecial Content videos will premiere...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Tuesday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Tuesday ' s ContentConsidering the important role Cochrane plays in providing high-quality evidence that serves a variety of stakeholders, this day will provide an opportunity for the Cochrane community to hear from representatives of various groups, including policy makers, clinicians, and civil society and consumers. Content will address how Cochrane evidence serves their group, and discuss div...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Friday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Friday ' s Content - Looking forwardToday we look ahead to 2020, the ways to get involved in Cochrane, and what the future holds for Cochrane.Today we have a video introducing the 2020 Colloquium in Toronto, a video from the Cochrane Early Career Professionals Group, and a video introducing Cochrane ' s Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser. We are also highlighting the...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Wednesday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Wednesday ' s Content - Embracing Methodological DiversityToday ' s content will reflect on the relevance of diverse review methodologies and how Cochrane is currently addressing the challenge of incorporating and developing these review methods. We have 3 special videos that will premerie giving a public health perspective, an overview of rapid reviews, and how Cochrane is currently embracing me...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Discover these five NEW products - now on special - at the Health Ranger Store: Matcha Green Tea, Biostructured Silver First Aid Gel, Organic MCT Oil Powder and Blue Light Blocking Amber Glasses
(Natural News) Probably the biggest reason why people keep asking us to add new products to our online store is because they know we carry out exhaustive laboratory testing on all our products. Unfortunately, that also means we often experience tremendous difficulties and setbacks trying to source clean materials that we can transform into finished...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shedding light on a potential hazard: dental light-curing units - Fluent MT, Ferracane JL, Mace JG, Shah AR, Price RB.
BACKGROUND: Dental light-curing units (LCUs) are powerful sources of blue light that can cause soft-tissue burns and ocular damage. Although most ophthalmic research on the hazards of blue light pertains to low levels from personal electronic devices, comp...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Don ’t Wash Raw Turkey Before Cooking on Thanksgiving, Food Experts Warn
(NEW YORK) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been a challenge trying to convince cooks to stop rinsing off raw poultry. “If your mother did it and your grandmother did it, and suddenly the (government) says not to wash your turkey, you may take some time to adjust,” said Drusilla Banks, who teaches food sanitation for the University ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CANDICE CHOI / AP Tags: Uncategorized Food Holidays onetime Source Type: news

Researchers study chickens, ostriches, penguins to learn how flight feathers evolved
(Cell Press) If you took a careful look at the feathers on a chicken, you'd find many different forms within the same bird -- even within a single feather. The diversity of feather shapes and functions expands vastly when you consider the feathers of birds ranging from ostriches to penguins to hummingbirds. Now, researchers reporting in the journal Cell on Nov. 27 have taken a multidisciplinary approach to understanding how all those feathers get made.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A wealth of wellness knowledge, now delivered to your earbuds
A new UCLA-produced podcast is giving listeners new ways to think about the sometimes unexpected ways that health and wellness influence and affect everyday life. It even offers a unique peek into the backgrounds and outside interests of the UCLA experts being interviewed about their work.Hosted by Dr. Wendelin Slusser,the LiveWell podcast, in its first two episodes, presented interviews with UCLA faculty on topics as varied as why wecrave baked goods instead of fruits and veggies when we ’re stressed out, and theevolutionary benefit of music.In the third episode, which went online today, Dr. Jonathan Fielding,  a UCLA ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

It's okay to feel blue: The 6 benefits of listening to sad music
(Natural News) Sadness is a universal feeling, experienced by humans and animals alike. It is linked to a negative experience, wherein a person has a perceived loss – and the more valuable it is, the more intense the sadness can be. However, while most people go out of their way to avoid feeling sad, others...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Whales ’ Hearts Can Beat Exceptionally Slowly
Slowing to just two beats per minute, the animals ’ heart rate shows how they survive plunging far below the ocean’s surface to eat.
Source: The Scientist - November 26, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How fast does a blue whale's heart beat?
Scientists have recorded a blue whale's heart rate for the first time. The findings may explain why no other animal has ever been larger than a blue whale.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of blue wavelength light exposure on sleep and recovery of brain structure, function, and cognition following mild traumatic brain injury - Killgore WDS, Vanuk JR, Shane BR, Weber M, Bajaj S.
Sleep and circadian rhythms are among the most powerful but least understood contributors to cognitive performance and brain health. Here we capitalize on the circadian resetting effect of blue-wavelength light to phase shift the sleep patterns of adult pa...
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hidden camera investigation reveals 'scary' and 'misleading' sales pitches to sell blue light lenses
A hidden camera investigation by CBC’s Marketplace found opticians and sales associates at some of Canada’s largest optical chains making “misleading” health claims about blue light from digital screens, but experts say there is no scientific evidence that blue light from computer monitors and screens is harmful.
Source: CBC | Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Next-Gen Sleep Apnea Test Sends Data to App Throughout the Night
Patients interested in testing themselves at home for sleep apnea now have a few more options. Earlier this year Itamar Medical Ltd. introduced its third-generation WatchPAT home sleep apnea test (HSAT), the WatchPAT 300, and in June 2019, it debuted WatchPAT ONE, which the company calls the first and only disposable HSAT in the market. This month Blue Shield of California (BSC) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Plan (BCBS FEP) included WatchPAT as a covered HSAT, Itamar reported in a news release. It added that changes in the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2020 Fee Schedule are expec...
Source: MDDI - November 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in 8 states may be linked to pre-packaged salad
Health officials are investigating whether Ready Pac Bistro Chicken Caesar Salad is linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people across 8 states, and has hospitalized seven so far.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Individual Indicted and Arrested for Illegally Producing and Shipping Adulterated and Misbranded Animal Drugs Without A License
adulterated animal drugs, misbranded animal drugs, unlicensed, Rub én Vázquez-Díaz, mail fraud, wire fraud, Blue Magic Formula, BMF, Puerto Rico, unsafe,
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

World Health Organization Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Never Stops Worrying
I am afraid for Dr. Tedros’ safety. The World Health Organization Director-General and I are walking from the WHO’s midtown-Manhattan offices to the nearby U.N. campus, where Tedros is participating in the U.N. General Assembly. As we cross avenues amid a chorus of honking horns, Tedros is so intent on answering my questions, rarely breaking eye contact, that he appears not to notice traffic lights changing and cyclists whizzing past at alarming proximity. His staff and I breathe a collective sigh of relief when he arrives at the U.N. unscathed. It should come as no surprise that the man at the helm of the worl...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized climate change health World Health Organization Source Type: news

Adrenergic reactions during N3 sleep arousals in sleepwalking and sleep terrors: the chicken or the egg? - Ledard N, Artru E, Colmenarez Sayago P, Redolfi S, Golmard JL, Carrillo-Solano M, Arnulf I.
To understand the mechanisms of N3 sleep interruptions in patients with sleepwalking episodes and/or sleep terrors (SW/ST), we evaluated whether autonomic reactions preceded or accompanied behavioural arousals from NREM sleep stage N3. In 20 adult patients...
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

E. coli Outbreak Hits 8 States, Chicken Caesar Salad May Be The Culprit
Lettuce not go through this again. If you have this type of chicken Caesar salad, get rid of it.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Evo Morales: Hero or Villain?
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Nov 20 2019 (IPS) To be president in a country like Bolivia might be like a precarious act performed by a tightrope-dancer between “the Devil and the deep blue sea”. After 23 years as Bolivia’s President, Evo Morales finally lost his foothold and ended up as political refugee in Mexico, adding his name to a long list of previous revolutionary exiles, like Augusto Sandino, Fidel Castro, and most prominently – Leon Trotsky. The last one was murdered, though the others came back, something Evo Morales has promised to do: “Sisters and brothers, I leave for Mexico, grateful for the gen...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Highmark Health names general counsel; VanKirk to retire at end of 2020
Reed Smith Partner Carolyn Duronio has been hired as Highmark Health's general counsel ahead of the planned retirement of EVP/Chief Legal Officer Thomas VanKirk at the end of 2020. VanKirk has been with Highmark Health since 2012 and before that was chairman and CEO of Buchanan Ingersoll& Rooney. He has been in charge of legal affairs at Highmark Health including  the acquisition of West Penn Allegheny Heath System and Blue Cross& Blue Shield of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Duronio has worked for…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts adds Learn to Live
The web and mobile delivery technology provides self-directed information to help individuals with stress, depression, social anxiety, and insomnia.
Source: mobihealthnews - November 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The cause of chewy chicken meat
(University of Delaware) The most delicious-looking broiler chicken could consist of hard, chewy meat. The problem plagues the poultry industry, but researchers have found the cause and mapped a solution. Gene expression irregularities at the onset of 'wooden breast syndrome' suggest the disease is a metabolic disorder. The findings could lead to short-term solutions that help growers manage the condition in chickens during production and may inform human health research related to metabolic syndromes, such as diabetes.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chick-fil-A caves to LGBT mafia, agrees to stop supporting Christian, pro-family charities
(Natural News) After months of badgering and persecution by the “rainbow” brigade, fast food fried chicken chain Chick-fil-A has announced that it will no longer donate money to any Christian or pro-family charities that homosexuals and transgenders find “offensive.” In an official corporate announcement, Chick-fil-A President and Chief Operating Officer (CEO) Tim Tassopoulos revealed that...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers are "storing" energy using eggshells with new conductive material
(Natural News) The spent shells of chicken eggs might go from unwanted biowaste to a cheap, renewable, and valuable alternative material to metals in lithium-ion batteries. A German-led study reports that powdered chicken eggshells successfully store large amounts of electrical energy. Led by researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the international team tested eggshells...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Shield Of California ’s CIO Leads Customer Experience For 4.4 Million Members
Blue Shield of California Executive Vice President of Customer Experience and Chief Information Officer Michael Mathias notes that he wants his legacy to be developing the next generation of business leaders, not technology leaders, such is the influence of digital transformation today.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter High, Contributor Source Type: news

South Sudan: World Health Organisation Supports South Sudan in Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign
[WHO] Juba, 15 November 2019 - To mitigate the risk of cholera outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and MedAir are immunizing 144 033 people against cholera in Renk, a county bordering Blue Nile state in Sudan.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mother Nature self-corrects: Lake Tahoe returns to "crystal-blue" waters after visibility dips to all-time low
(Natural News) Famous for its sparkling blue-green waters, Lake Tahoe has long been a popular tourist site in the western U.S. The second-deepest lake in the nation, it attracts more than 2.7 million people per year to the border between California and Nevada. However, its reputation as one of the most beautiful bodies of water...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Tampa Bay, corporate philanthropy, Florida Blue
One of Florida's largest health insurance companies, Florida Blue is also one of this year's One Tampa Bay honorees for its corporate philanthropy.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

Something old, something new in the ocean's blue
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) The discovery of a forgotten metabolic pathway adds a new dimension to the global carbon cycle
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Humana ranks high in recent Newsweek survey
Louisville-based Humana Inc. ranked No. 1 in its industry in Newsweek ’s 2020 list of America’s Best Customer Service. It bested Aetna and Blue Cross Blue Shield in that category. You can see the full list of companies and categories here. “We’re proud to receive this recognition from Newsweek, as we’ve worked hard this year to deploy technology and advan ce our service offerings to enable us to deliver personal, engaging experiences,” Vicki Perryman, senior vice president of consumer…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City considers moving its headquarters
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City said Wednesday that it is shopping for an updated headquarters. The insurer said in a release that it will consider a move to new or existing space, or renovations to its present headquarters space at 2301 Main St. Blue KC said it will explore options throughout the metro area, which leaves open the option of a move to Kansas. Colliers International will lead the search. In explaining the move, the company said in its announcement that as “Blue KC continues…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Atrium Health signs onto Blue Cross NC's value-based care program
Charlotte-based Atrium Health is one of the latest health systems to sign onto Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's Blue Premier program. The multi-year contract goes into effect on Jan. 1. Blue Premier is a value-based program that holds health-care providers and Blue Cross NC financially accountable for the quality of care a patient receives. It follows a shared-risk financial model. Providers and Blue Cross NC share in the cost savings when a patient's care plan meets performance standards…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

More Than 2 Million Pounds of Chicken Recalled
The recalled items include the brand’s ready-to-cook chicken wings, tenderloins, legs, breast meat, and whole birds.
Source: WebMD Health - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news