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COVID cover: Biden issues new Covid policy to distract from multiple crises
President Biden has issued various vaccine mandates and coronavirus policies as his administration juggles multiple crises and a...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida ’s DeSantis Taps Controversial Surgeon General Ladapo As Covid Rates Soar
Gov. Ron DeSantis, Joseph Ladapo, and GOP Senator Manny Diaz are undermining efforts to control COVID-19? What is their game plan?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

UFC star Jon Jones arrested in Las Vegas, Dana White says ex-champ has 'a lot of demons'
UFC star Jon Jones was arrested Friday on charges of domestic battery and damaging a vehicle after an incident at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant Kylie Jenner Notes She's "Really Popped" as She Shares New Baby Bump Photo
Kylie Jenner, who is pregnant with her and Travis Scott's second child, shared a new baby bump photo and noted that she's "really...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Reversal, Israel ’s New Government Engages With Palestinian Authority
The government has held high-level meetings with Palestinian officials and aided the Palestinians economically, a sharp change from the...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Run, don't walk, to get your flu shot, infectious disease expert says
On the heels of a flu season that was practically non-existent due to COVID-19 public health orders, expectations are influenza will make a big comeback this fall and winter.
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Galaxy S22 Ultra leak suggests Samsung will include the Note's S-Pen slot
Samsung Galaxy S22 leaks suggest the Ultra model might include a Note-like design and the pen slot to match..
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Terror, Covid origins: PM Modi takes swipe at Pakistan, China in UN speech
India News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a sharp dig at both Pakistan and China in his address at the United Nations...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women of Influence: Fabrisia Ambrosio, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC International
Fabrisia Ambrosio is a winner of a 2021 Women of Influence award.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Sign to look for on your skin - 'check with your doctor immediately'
STATINS can cause a number of side effects in some people, like many medications do. Nonetheless, some are more uncommon than others and can be troublesome. There are some signs to look out for which should be immediately checked with a doctor.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As menopause hit, my libido waned, my brain felt dull. So I gave testosterone a try.
Within weeks, I was feeling good. But the therapy can have scary side effects, and using the hormone pellets also raised other concerns about my life.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Ellison Source Type: news

Dak Prescott looking forward to 'special' homecoming on Monday night
Returning to play in front of Cowboys fans at AT&T Stadium for the first time since he broke his ankle last season, Dak Prescott and...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 bodily tissues that can be regenerated through nutrition
(Natural News) It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration. Without the flame-like process of continual cell turnover within the body – life and death ceaselessly intertwined – the miracle of the human body would not exist (Article...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massive 'horse' lies about Nobel prize winning treatment
STORY AT-A-GLANCE KFOR news ran a fake story in which a doctor claimed emergency rooms in Oklahoma were inundated with people who used horse ivermectin paste as a treatment for COVID-19 and overdosed The story turned out to be pure fiction, as no such cases have occurred. Still, KFOR has not retracted the story or...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2021 Ryder Cup format: Scoring, rules, pairings, teams, TV schedule, coverage dates, captain's picks
Everything you need to know as the U.S. and European teams clash at Whistling Straits
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Symptoms to spot warning condition has caused your liver to harden
FATTY liver disease: An inflamed liver may become scarred and hardened over time which may lead to liver failure or other serious and life-threatening conditions. There are four symptoms warning your liver may be hardening.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iceland goes to the polls and prepares for complicated outcome
Icelanders vote on Saturday in an election that could have a messy outcome with a record nine parties likely to enter parliament, making...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poisonings rise as Americans treat Covid with anti-parasitic drug
Ivermectin has been touted by conservative commentators despite not being approved for use against virus
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Letters to the Editor: A letter sided with anti-vaccine firefighters and cops. Readers aren't having it
In response to a letter that said government employees should not be fired for refusing vaccination, readers say this isn't about personal freedom.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

About the FDA and How You Can Get Involved
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

C.D.C. Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Endorses Pfizer Boosters for Frontline Workers
In a highly unusual decision, the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, reversed a move by agency advisers and endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for health care workers, teachers and other workers at risk.
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli and Benjamin Mueller Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Pediatric COVID-19 Cases in Counties With and Without School Mask Requirements - United States, July 1-September 4, 2021
This report describes pediatric COVID-19 cases in counties with and without school mask requirements.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) School Wellness Pediatric Patients COVID-19 Schools Facemasks Source Type: news

2021 Lasker Awards Honor Work in mRNA Vaccines, Neuroscience and More
The prizes are given annually, and many winners often go on to be awarded the Nobel Prize.
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Lasker Awards Science and Technology Medicine and Health Kariko, Katalin (1955- ) Weissman, Drew (1961- ) Deisseroth, Karl Baltimore, David (1938- ) Hegemann, Peter Oesterhelt, Dieter RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

Ancient Footprints Suggest Humans Lived In The Americas Earlier Than Once Thought
A team of scientists dated the footprints along an extinct lake bed in New Mexico and found them to be between 21,000 and 23,000 years old — far older than reliable evidence has suggested to date.(Image credit: National Park Service via AP)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Ancient Footprints Show Humans Lived In The Americas Earlier Than Once Thought
A team of scientists dated the footprints along an extinct lake bed in New Mexico and found them to be between 21,000 and 23,000 — far older than reliable evidence has suggested to date.(Image credit: National Park Service/AP)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Questions and Answers: FDA posts deemed final order and proposed order for over-the-counter sunscreen
The following questions and answers provide more information on the deemed final order and proposed order.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Takes Steps Aimed at Improving Quality, Safety and Efficacy of Sunscreens
Today, the FDA took steps aimed at improving the quality, safety, and efficacy of sunscreens as part of its implementation of new authorities for certain over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

An update on sunscreen requirements: The deemed final order and the proposed order
FDA is posting the deemed final order for over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens and is issuing a proposed order for sunscreens. This explains today ’s activities and what the orders mean for consumers, health care providers, industry, and other stakeholders.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Firearm relinquishment laws associated with substantial reduction in homicide of pregnant and postpartum women - Wallace ME, Vilda D, Theall KP, Stoecker C.
Homicide is a leading cause of death among women who are pregnant and up to one year postpartum in the United States. Most incidents are perpetrated by an intimate partner with a firearm. Some states have implemented laws that prohibit firearm possession b...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Characteristics and context of veterans experiencing serious suicidal ideation or suicide attempt by firearm which led to hospitalization - Waliski A, Matthieu MM, Townsend JC, McGaugh J, Adkins DA, Skaggs EM, Allison MK, Kirchner JA.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide by former United States military service members is of great public health concern, and one area, veterans' suicide attempts involving firearms, is understudied. One group that has a unique perspective on this are veterans with a psychia...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of mindfulness on suicidal behavior: a systematic review - Aguiar KR, Bilhalva JB, Cabelleira MD, Guimar ães GO, Madureira T, Agako A, de Souza MS, Souza LDM.
INTRODUCTION: Mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) have been growing progressively as treatment options in the field of mental health. AIM: To assess the impact of mindfulness-based intervention for reducing suicide thoughts and behaviors. ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Inclusion, delivery, assessment, and outcomes in longitudinal research on sleep disturbance and agitation in TBI-rehabilitation: lessons learned and future considerations - Egerod I, Poulsen I, Langhorn L, Aadal L.
This article presents some issues for consideration before scaling from a pilot study to a larger investigation in longitudinal observational studies of traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We present a case ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intentional ingestion of batteries and razor blades by a prisoner: a true emergency? - Pantazopoulos I, Mavrovounis G, Mermiri M, Adamou A, Gourgoulianis K.
PURPOSE: Few case studies in the literature report on adult patients with intentional foreign body ingestion. Prisoners deliberately ingest foreign bodies, such as cylindrical alkaline batteries and razor blades, to achieve hospitalization or commit suicid...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pain conditions and suicide attempts in military veterans: a case-control design - Boska RL, Bishop TM, Ashrafioun L.
OBJECTIVE: Specific pain conditions such as back pain and migraines are associated with increased risk of suicide mortality after accounting for key covariates. The purpose of the current study was to assess the associations of specific pain conditions wit...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What does evidence tell us about the use of gait robotic devices in patients with multiple sclerosis? A comprehensive systematic review on functional outcomes and clinical recommendations - Calabr ò RS, Cassio A, Mazzoli D, Andrenelli E, Bizzarini E, Campanini I, Carmignano SM, Cerulli S, Chisari C, Colombo V, Dalise S, Fundarò C, Gazzotti V, Mazzoleni D, Mazzucchelli M, Melegari C, Merlo A, Stampacchia G, Boldrini P, Mazzoleni S, Posteraro F, Benanti P, Castelli E, Draicchio F, Falabella V , Galeri S, Gimigliano F, Grigioni M, Mazzon S, Molteni F, Petrarca M, Picelli A, Senatore M, Turchetti G, Morone G, Bonaiuti D.
INTRODUCTION: There is growing evidence on the efficacy of gait robotic rehabilitation in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), but most of the studies have focused on gait parameters. Moreover, clear indications on the clinical use of robotics still lack...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Creating safe spaces to prevent unintentional childhood injuries among the Bedouins in southern Israel: a hybrid model comprising positive deviance, community-based participatory research, and entertainment-education - Gesser-Edelsburg A, Alamour Y, Cohen R, Abed Elhadi Shahbari N, Hijazi R, Orr D, Vered-Chen L, Singhal A.
BACKGROUND: Despite several intervention programs, the Bedouin population living in the Southern District of Israel has the highest mortality rate among children and adolescents from unintentional injuries. Our research questions asked: (1) How does increa...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Sexual violence and chemsex among substance-using sexual and gender minorities in Texas - Wilkerson JM, Di Paola A, Nieto D, Schick V, Latini DM, Braun-Harvey D, Zoschke IN, McCurdy S.
INTRODUCTION: Chemsex is the use of methamphetamine or other substances to enhance sexual experiences, and is most often associated with sexual minority men. Within the chemsex literature, questions of sexual violence emerge due, in part, to ambiguity abou...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Global Citizen - Ending Covid-19 and Setting Roadmap Against Poverty in Developing Countries
[This Day] The current global situation calls for drastic actions given the numerous challenges that include the COVID-19 pandemic, poverty in poor African countries, climate change and inequality.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pfizer and BioNTech receive first U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine booster
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized for emergency use a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for individuals 65 years of age and older, individuals 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19, and individuals 18 through 64 years of age whose frequent institutional or occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2 puts them at high risk of serious complications of COVID-19 including severe COVID-19.
Source: World Pharma News - September 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Pfizer Business and Industry Source Type: news

Boosters for Moderna and J. & J. Recipients Not Up for Debate at C.D.C. Panel
The panel was not asked to judge whether people who received the Moderna and Johnson& Johnson vaccines should receive Pfizer-BioNTech boosters.
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli and Benjamin Mueller Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Johnson & Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc United States Source Type: news

The Latest on Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19 Vaccines The Latest on Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19 Vaccines
Dr Stephen Krieger on how effective vaccines are in these patients, who should receive boosters, and when.Medscape Neurology
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities Engaged in Selected End-of-Life and Bereavement Care Practices - National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, United States, 2018
This report describes the percentage of residential care communities with end-of-life and bereavement care practices.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 23, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Communities of Practice Community Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Long-term Care Source Type: news

Short Sleep Duration Among Infants, Children, and Adolescents Aged 4 Months-17 Years - United States, 2016-2018
This report describes sleep duration of children with and without regular bedtimes.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 23, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adolescent Health Children's Health Infant Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Sleep and Sleep Disorders Sleep Health Source Type: news

Questions and Answers on Quality Related Controlled Correspondence
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 23, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Rwanda: From Sweden to Rwanda - Ensuring Safe Pregnancy and Childbirth
[UNFPA] "As a midwife, I have always had a passion for working in developing countries, so I was excited when I noticed UN Volunteer assignments for midwives and applied right away. However, when I first arrived in Rwanda, the country went into lockdown as COVID-19 had reached its peak and there was a surge of cases."
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

On the Verge of Change
Combines harvesting durum wheat in Enchant, Alberta, Canada. GPS-programmed, they are already driverless except for going around corners, August 2021. Credit: Trevor PageBy Marwa AwadOTTAWA, Canada, Sep 23 2021 (IPS) Current food systems are no longer fit for the 21st century. Inequitable distribution, poor nutritional habits, and climate change are three issues breaking down our global food systems today, forcing us to look for solutions to transform them. Food aid – very much part of our global food systems – needs to be responsive to the challenges that lie ahead. The World Bank estimates that the global food syste...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marwa Awad Tags: Aid Climate Change COVID-19 Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tanzania: A Story On a Pursuit to End FGM in Tanzania and Give Hope to Girls
[Citizen] Few years ago, in rural Shinyanga in Tanzania, 12-year-old Anangisiye Mwakiponda had the courage to say no to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM); a harmful practice that causes serious physical and psychological harm, and which also often leads to girls stopping school and entering early or forced marriage. Anangisiye, however, was lucky.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ball magnet ingestion in children: a stronger and more dangerous attraction? - Price J, Malakounides G, Stibbards S, Agrawal S.
The objective of this study was to report the incidence and management of 'ball magnet' ingestion in childr...
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Changing the care environment for acute intoxication: providing intoxicated adults with an alternative to the emergency department and jail - Smith-Bernardin S.
This study examines models of sobering centers throughout the United States and identifies best practices and barriers to providing care to acutely intoxicated adults. METHOD: A survey was developed and distributed from June to October 2...
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effects of safety pattern, cabin ergonomics and sleep on work-related stress and burnout of city and transit bus drivers in lahore, Pakistan - Batool Z, Younis MW, Yasir A, Rehman AU, Dilawar M, Yasin M, Hamza M, Shahzad S, Ali MS, Jamil A, Asghar Khan MH.
Health and working environment of bus drivers is compromised in low-middle-income countries like Pakistan which leads to burnout and excessive Road Traffic Crashes. Hence, this study delves into factors affecting their safe operations from health and work ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news