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Trump Bets on Powers of Persuasion To Compel Big Business To Produce Urgent Medical Supplies
As coronavirus outbreaks ripple across the United States, President Donald Trump faces mounting pressure to use emergency powers to compel American manufacturing firms to produce much-needed medical equipment. Dwindling supplies of respirator masks, gowns, gloves and other basic protective equipment are pushing the nation’s front-line medical workers toward a breaking point. The nation’s stock of life-saving mechanical ventilators, used to help critical COVID-19 patients breathe, is dangerously low, experts warn. A growing chorus of politicians, medical professionals and hospital officials are pleading with the...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

KOVAL Distillery and MedSpeed Partner to Deliver Free Hand Sanitizer...
Delivery to the medical community and other designated Chicagoland institutions begins March 27(PRWeb March 25, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/koval_distillery_and_medspeed_partner_to_deliver_free_hand_sanitizer_to_chicagoland_institutions/prweb17005448.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biologic Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Drug, Anti-drug Antibody Inform...
Join this free webinar on April 8, 2020 to learn about the application of biologic therapeutic drug monitoring to inform and expedite personalized clinical decision-making. Experts from LabCorp will...(PRWeb March 25, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/biologic_therapeutic_drug_monitoring_drug_anti_drug_antibody_inform_personalized_decisions_in_gastroenterology_rheumatology_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17004115.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ascension starts $22.6M renovation of Southside hospital in Jacksonville
Ascension St. Vincent's has received a permit to begin a $22.6 million renovation of its Southside Hospital at 4201 Belfort Road. The renovations will focus on the hospital's exterior, an Ascension spokesperson said by email. Gilane Building Company will perform the renovations. Ascension has been active throughout Northeast Florida, investing more than $300 million in the last two years. The company is in the process of c onstructing two free-standing emergency departments in Jacksonville and…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Robinson Source Type: news

Online dance classes are booming: 8 places to keep you moving through quarantine
Classes are moving to YouTube, Instagram and Zoom, and some classes are free. How about a Beyoncé tribute workout from Ailey Extension?
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Makeda Easter Source Type: news

What Coronavirus Means for the Possibility of a Carbon-Free Economy
In the days following Barack Obama’s election as president, incoming chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel made a bold declaration about how the administration would respond to the urgent financial crisis. “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” he said, citing a range of challenges, from climate to health care, that might be addressed as part of a response to the Great Recession. Politicians and policymakers are just beginning to understand how much pain the coronavirus pandemic will inflict, and it goes without saying that policy experts of all stripes universally agree that protecting human life shoul...
Source: TIME: Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

While you ’ re helping the nation, UNISON is working for you
UNISON nationally and regionally is working hard to ensure that the union is supporting members to the best of its ability during the coronavirus crisis. These are extraordinary and unprecedented times – and we are acting accordingly. Amongst the union’s key aims has been to negotiate around the impact of the pandemic on members at work. Christina McAnea, assistant general secretary responsible for bargaining, negotiations and equalities said today: “Giving advice and support to our members during this time of crisis has been of paramount importance to our bargaining teams. “We are well aware that the majority of U...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: matheoud Tags: Article News coronavirus pay negotiating and bargaining Source Type: news

Arts, Culture – Trying to Keep the Lights on amid Covid-19
This article is published with permission from Southern World Arts News and editor A. D. McKenzie. Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post Arts, Culture – Trying to Keep the Lights on amid Covid-19 appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: SWAN Tags: Arts Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: Making sense of health information
Knowing which health information to trust and which to ignore can be hard. You might get conflicting information from many people who claim to have the answers. While thispage is about assessing how reliable health information is in general, it can be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Cochrane believes that everyone should be able to make decisions about health care based on the most reliable evidence available. How can I make informed health choices? Cochrane has developed a free online training programme called  Cochrane Evidence Essentials. It is an easy-to-follow introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, clinic...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 23, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Boy and grandpa play music together from separate self-quarantines
A 9-year-old boy from Ireland didn't let coronavirus precautions stop him from playing music with his grandpa. They sang Queen's "I Want To Break Free" together – digitally. The boy's mom filmed the duet and it went viral on Twitter.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trusts told: Forget the rules, get people out of hospital
Health and care organisations have been ordered to take radical measures to speed up discharges and help free up 15,000 beds by the end of the month.
Source: HSJ - March 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Closures at L.A. Unified extend to May 1; district contracts with Verizon to offer free student internet to those who need it
L.A. Unified schools will remain closed until at least early May in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume, Sonali Kohli Source Type: news

Supporting our reps and members online
Online training and support for activists UNISON is setting up an online system to continue key training for activist during the current crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, when we have had to postpone all face-to-face training and learning opportunities for members. In the meantime, we have quadrupled the capacity of our online couse for new stewards. There are now 100 places available – click on the link below to find out how to register. Our online new stewards’ course is supported by both a TUC tutor and a UNISON learning and organising staff member. We will be there to support you, especially if you&...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 23, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News activist education activist training coronavirus Covid-19 learning and organising Source Type: news

Roche announces Venclexta/Venclyxto combination improved overall survival in people with previously untreated acute myeloid leukaemia
Basel, 23 March 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the phase III VIALE-A study met its dual primary endpoints of overall survival and composite complete remission rate (CR + CRi). Venclexta ®/Venclyxto® (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine, a hypomethylating agent, showed a statistically significant improvement in overall survival in people with previously untreated acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) who were ineligible for intensive induction chemotherapy, compared to azacitidine alone. Safety for Venclexta/Venclyxto plus azacitidine appeared consistent with the known safety profile of the...
Source: Roche Media News - March 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Italy struggled to convince citizens of coronavirus crisis. What can Europe learn?
Country ’s experience could offer lesson to European neighbours following a similar trajectoryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOrdinarily, having anaperitivo in Venice ’s St Mark’s Square would cost a small fortune. Not on 3 March, when bar owners offered a free drink for each one purchased in an attempt to attract custom as the city emptied out amid Italy’s developing coronavirus outbreak. The offer was intended to last a month.In Rome, restaurant touts jokingly invited people to try a“carbonaravirus” as the tourists left in the capital went along with the relaxed vibe, choosing to...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Angela Giuffrida Rome correspondent Tags: Italy Giuseppe Conte Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Psychology Science Europe UK news Source Type: news

News Beat Goes On, Remotely and Free, at Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette made a little history last week in covering a historic threat, the COVID-19 outbreak that has shut down normal social life in the United States and around the globe.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 23, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sodium-Glucose Transporter-2 Inhibition: An Important Advancement for...
In this free webinar, the speakers will review SGLT2 inhibitors and present emerging data on SGLT2 inhibitors and the impact on patients with type 2 DM and CKD.(PRWeb March 23, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/sodium_glucose_transporter_2_inhibition_an_important_advancement_for_patients_with_type_2_diabetes_and_chronic_kidney_disease_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16996158.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Demystifying MRI for Body and Muscle Composition in Multi-Center...
This free webinar will focus on acquisition techniques for MRI body composition analysis, methods to measure muscle, fat and organs, extracting body and muscle measurement from MRI images and the uses...(PRWeb March 23, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/demystifying_mri_for_body_and_muscle_composition_in_multi_center_global_clinical_trials_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16996207.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gov. Cuomo Plans to Address Mental Health After Announcing More Than 10,000 Coronavirus Cases in New York State
In a press conference on Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state is working to set up a network in which people can speak to mental health professionals about the emotional toll of the COVID-19 crisis. He asked the professional mental health community — including psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists — to volunteer their time to get the network up and running. Sessions would be held over the phone or on over video chat, he explained. He said that if they get enough volunteers, New York state will set up a Mental Health Electronic Help Center. Mental health is a vital part of public hea...
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

Why mass COVID-19 testing — even of those who are symptom-free — is key to stopping spread
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada continues to rise, experts say we need to rapidly expand our testing capacity in order to identify new cases and isolate people who may be spreading the virus unknowingly because they are symptom-free.
Source: CBC | Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Poland's idle restaurants send free food to medical 'heroes'
A campaign that began in eastern Poland has now spread nationwide, with restaurants idled by a government-imposed coronavirus quarantine providing free food for health care workers
Source: ABC News: Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Testing Is Supposed to Be Free. Here ’s Why You Might Still Get Billed
Jena Starkes is pretty realistic about the challenges she faces when confronting COVID-19: it could get rough. The 45-year-old lives with her 81-year-old mother in Brooklyn, and in recent days, as the outbreak has worsened, she felt there was not much they could do. “If I get it and I give it to her, it is unlikely that she would survive,” Starkes says. But, she adds, because she doesn’t have insurance for herself — and can’t afford out-of-pocket hospitalization — her own health is hardly secure either. “If I get it bad, I would probably just die,” she says. “What...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak
Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tracy Brown Source Type: news

Meet The Italian Engineers 3D-Printing Respirator Parts For Free To Help Keep Coronavirus Patients Alive
Talking with the Italian engineers who 3D-printed respirator parts for hospitals with coronavirus patients for free.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Amy Feldman, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

£1bn to speed up hospital discharge and free 15,000 beds
Over a fifth of the £5bn given to the NHS to cope with the coronavirus crisis will be spent on increasing the rate of hospital discharge in an effort to free up around 15,000 hospital beds.
Source: HSJ - March 19, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Free E-Book: Answers to Your Coronavirus Questions
The Times has compiled more than two dozen pieces of journalism in “Answers to Your Coronavirus Questions,” which is available to download for free.
Source: NYT Health - March 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) New York Times Source Type: news

Medical IP releases free COVID-19 analysis software
South Korean artificial intelligence firm Medical IP has released free COVID-19...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT illuminates COVID-19 in Diamond Princess cases Operational applications drive AI adoption in radiology AI shows high accuracy for detecting COVID-19 on CT Study outlines 1st person-to-person coronavirus spread CT shows pneumonia patterns in kids with coronavirus
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chemo Ups Disease-Free Survival in Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer
TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 -- For patients with locally advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC), gemcitabine-platinum combination chemotherapy improves disease-free survival, according to a study published online March 5 in The Lancet. Alison...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BBC delays end of free TV licences for the over-75s due to coronavirus
Only those on pension credit were set to continue to receive free TV licences after from June 1 after the BBC took on responsibility for funding the benefit, but this change has now been delayed until August 1.
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Free Museum Day Canceled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University in Bloomington decided March 11, 2020, to temporarily shut its doors because of coronavirus concerns. ... En espa ñol | Hold on to your tickets for Free ...
Source: AARP.org News - March 16, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Free coronavirus sequencing kits for researchers offered by U-M startup
(University of Michigan) As doctors, scientists and governments try to get a grip on COVID-19, the University of Michigan startup Arbor Biosciences is providing free kits to capture the genetic code of virus samples.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UPDATED: Get Your Free Cybersecurity Tech To Cope With Your Coronavirus Chaos
Here are some free password managers, two-factor authentication tech and more, as many start to work from home amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

UPDATED: Get This Free Cybersecurity Tech To Cope With Your Coronavirus Chaos
Here are some free password managers, two-factor authentication tech and more, as many start to work from home amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Where You Can Get Free Cybersecurity Tech To Cope With The Coronavirus Chaos
Here are some free password managers, two-factor authentication tech and more, as many start to work from home amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Get This Free Cybersecurity Tech To Cope With Your Coronavirus Chaos
Here are some free password managers, two-factor authentication tech and more, as many start to work from home amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Preservative-Free Albuterol May Be Best for Continuous Nebulization Preservative-Free Albuterol May Be Best for Continuous Nebulization
For continuous nebulization after a severe asthma attack, preservative-free albuterol would be safer than solutions containing benzalkonium chloride (BAC), a retrospective study reveals.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

More employers opening door to acupuncture as demand for drug-free care grows
As the opioid crisis continues across America, employers are searching for ways to help employees battle their ailments with therapies that have the dual benefit of being non-addictive and cost effective. To do that, many are removing access barriers to drug-free care like acupuncture that can help with a variety of conditions including back pain, carpal tunnel, hypertension, migraine and stroke recovery. Deb Zurcher, a doctor of chiropractic, licensed acupuncturist and a clinical executive with…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

FREE SPECIAL EDITION WHITE PAPER | Critical Factors for Launching a Clinical Decision Support System in the Hospital Laboratory
This white paper—part 2 of a three-part series— provides practical pearls on how a proven decision support solution and one that is a good fit for your lab can be the foundation of an effective laboratory stewardship program, and can greatly assist in controlling utilization and meeting the challenges of value-based care. As well, the paper also clearly explains the points for “buy versus build” laboratory decision support. Choosing the right decision support solution will empower your lab and hospital leaders, clinicians, and staff with more time to focus their core competencies on the provision of healthcare. L...
Source: Dark Daily - March 11, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Pathology White Papers Source Type: news

Second person cured of HIV is still free of active virus two years on
The second person ever to be cured of HIV is still free of active virus more than two years on, a study published by medical journal The Lancet HIV revealed on Tuesday.
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Second person cleared of HIV remains free of virus one year on
Researchers reveal Adam Castillejo still in remission 12 months after ‘cure’ declaredThe patient who became the second person ever to be cleared of HIV remains free of the virus a year after initial reports of a “cure”, researchers have revealed.Adam Castillejo, who wasuntil Monday known only as the “London patient”,wasdeclared free of HIV last year, 18 months after stopping antiretroviral therapy following a stem cell, or bone marrow, transplant to treat a type of blood cancer.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Aids and HIV Medical research Science London UK news Health Society Source Type: news

Coronavirus sufferers symptom-free for five days on average – study
Findings suggest the 14-day quarantine period used around world strikes a good balanceCoronavirus – live updatesPeople infected with coronavirus are symptom-free for an average of five days, according to a study that reinforces the need for strict quarantine measures.The analysis found that 5.1 days was the median length of time before people started showing signs of illness, although there was a wide range of incubation periods, with a tiny minority of people taking up to two weeks.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news UK news Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Liquid Telecom to Provide Free Wi-Fi to Students, Health Workers
[The Herald] Leading communications services and solutions provider Liquid Telecom has come to the aid of tertiary students and health workers in the country by providing selected institutions and hospitals with free Wi-Fi.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

An Allergist Offers His Expert Advice for a Sneeze-Free Spring
Title: An Allergist Offers His Expert Advice for a Sneeze-Free SpringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - March 9, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Persons infected with coronavirus may be symptom-free for 5 days
(American College of Physicians) Evidence suggests that persons infected with SARS-CoV-2, the newly-identified virus that causes coronavirus disease COVID-19, may be symptom-free for about five days on average, and should expect to experience symptoms within 12 days. These findings, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, support current recommendations by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to actively monitor patients for 14 days after an assumed exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and have important implications for informing control activities.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hiltzik: Government can't order insurers to cover the coronavirus for free. Here's why
Federal and state officials have few options to force insurers to cover COVID-19 for free.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Hiltzik Source Type: news

Liberia: Medical Mission Rollup Sleeves to Provide Free Healthcare to Underserved Communities
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -For the next two weeks, more than 25 health practitioners from abroad would be providing free treatment at several hospitals and clinics in five of Liberia's 15 counties.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

GPs told to triage all appointments booked online as NHS promises free PPE
GPs have been told to triage all appointments booked online and to avoid helping patients stockpile medicines during the coronavirus outbreak - as NHS officials confirmed free PPE would be delivered to practices next week.
Source: GP Online News - March 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

FREE SPECIAL EDITION WHITE PAPER | Anatomic Pathology at the Tipping Point? The Economic Case for Adopting Digital Technology and AI Applications Now
As a clinical laboratory leader, it’s important for you to understand why selling the lab will not solve core problems like overutilization, low-value testing, inappropriate use of high-cost testing, and provider confusion over best test choice which can lead to irrelevant results. Rather, when you take action to build value within your lab, you can effectively transform it into a strategic unit that drives clinical and financial value for itself and for the organization it serves. Learn how by downloading this FREE White Paper, first in a three-part series developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Change Healthcare.
Source: Dark Daily - March 3, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Pathology White Papers Change Healthcare free white paper clinical laboratory clinical laboratory management white paper clinical laboratory valuation white paper Mayo Clinical Laboratories white paper white paper on lab value Source Type: news