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Hawaii ’s Coronavirus Infection Rate Is Among the Lowest in the U.S. It Came at Great Cost
(HONOLULU) — Flying to a faraway beach might seem like the perfect way to escape a pandemic, but for isolated Pacific islands, controlling the coronavirus means cutting off tourism. Hawaii has among the lowest COVID-19 infection and mortality rates in the U.S. As cases rose in March, Gov. David Ige did something no other state can — effectively seal its borders. People who do come face a two-week quarantine, stopping the flow of tens of thousands of tourists who typically arrive every day. “We are the most isolated community on the planet,” Ige told The Associated Press last week. “As such, we...
Source: TIME: Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Caleb Jones / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

DIY stores, at-home tests and frostbitten toes: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions
DR ELLIE CANNON: The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses B&Q reopening, pictured, how to obtain a free test, whether it's safe to hug grandchildren and more in this week's column.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Deaths Before A Vaccine?
By Joseph ChamieNEW YORK, May 4 2020 (IPS) How many COVID-19 deaths will occur before a vaccine becomes available worldwide? As with many seemingly simple questions about an uncertain future, the proper answer to that important query is: “it depends”. The total worldwide number of deaths from COVID-19 before a vaccine, reported to be nearly a quarter-million at the end of April and amounting to a five-fold increase since the start of April, is hard to predict. It depends on a host of critical factors, many of which are not well understood and are changing rapidly. In the absence of a vaccine and limited success in limi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Response to Commentary on Smoking-related violence in a mental health setting following the implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy: a content analysis of incident reports (Spaducci et al, 2019) - Spaducci G, McNeill A, Hubbard K, Stewart D, Yates M, Robson D.
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Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Scale-free functional brain dynamics during recovery from sport-related concussion - Churchill NW, Hutchison MG, Graham SJ, Schweizer TA.
Studies using blood-oxygenation-level-dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging (BOLD fMRI) have characterized how the resting brain is affected by concussion. The literature to date, however, has largely focused on measuring changes in the spatial o...
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UBC professor encourages seniors to pick up weights to combat frailty
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Physical exercise may not be top of mind for older adults during the COVID-19 outbreak. But according to one UBC Okanagan researcher, strength training can be an effective way to stay healthy while at home.A recent study from UBCO professor Jenn Jakobi shows that strength training with free-weights that progresses in intensity is effective in combating declining health often observed with adult aging.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New COVID-19 diagnostic platform more efficient than commercial PCR test kits
(Universidad de Navarra) Cima Universidad de Navarra researchers have developed a large-scale, highly sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic platform more efficient than the commercial PCR test kits currently available. It allows large quantities of samples to be processed in parallel, independent of commercial extraction test kits. Cima researchers have confirmed that this protocol offers more than 95% sensitivity to detect asymptomatic cases. It is available to the scientific community for free online: https://www.protocols.io/view/manual-silane-magnetic-bead-based-high-throughput-be8bjhsn
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What Are the Complications of Inhalant Abuse?
Discussion Hydrocarbons (HC) are organic compounds that are abused because they produce a euphoric effect, usually quickly, are low cost and easily obtained. They are commonly abused by adolescents and use in the US is either stable or increasing. Volatile HC rapidly distribute throughout the body which produces euphoria in seconds to minutes. There are 3 ways that HC are inhaled: Sniffing – directly inhaling the HC from the container. This has the lowest HC concentration. Huffing – a cloth is saturated with the HC and then the cloth is held to the nose and mouth and inhaled. This has a higher concentration ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 4, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

From Safety to Efficacy, Top Five Strategies to Improve Clinical Data...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss how to accelerate clinical data review and leverage an extensive library of therapeutic analytics. They will also review safety and efficacy...(PRWeb May 04, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/from_safety_to_efficacy_top_five_strategies_to_improve_clinical_data_review_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17093617.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Branching Out in the Area of Genetic Neurology: Collaborating with...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss how genetic neurology is shaping the next wave of biotech and therapeutic discoveries and the latest innovations in Phase 1 Clinical Trials....(PRWeb May 04, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/branching_out_in_the_area_of_genetic_neurology_collaborating_with_australian_clinical_trial_experts_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17093683.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aarogya Setu Mitr brings a doctor at your fingertips
A new private-public partnership initiative called Aarogya Setu Mitr, available on the Aarogaya Setu app, will offer free online Covid-19-related consultation from the Tata Group, Tech Mahindra and Swasth, which is a collaboration of other related entities.
Source: The Economic Times - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweetener could worsen symptoms of Crohn's disease
(Natural News) “Sugar-free” artificial sweeteners might not be a healthier alternative to sugar after all. On the contrary, it can trigger inflammation and worsen symptoms of Crohn’s disease, a recent animal study showed. Published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, it revealed that Splenda, a type of zero-calorie artificial sweetener, exacerbated gut inflammation in mice with Crohn’s disease....
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Demonstrates Promise for Olaparib in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Olaparib was found to be associated with longer progression-free survival and improved measures of response and patient-reported end points than either enzalutamide or abiraterone in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Los Angeles Coronavirus Testing Website Strains as Free Appointments Fill Up Los Angeles Coronavirus Testing Website Strains as Free Appointments Fill Up
Less than 24 hours after Los Angeles became the first major US city to offer free coronavirus tests for all, a website used for sign-ups strained under the demand on Thursday as appointments were completely booked for anyone not showing symptoms.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Smoking increases the risk of stroke. Make the healthy choice this #strokemonth by staying smoke-free. http://smokefree.gov   via @FDATobaccopic.twitter.com/l3JKbqTuoR
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Smoking increases the risk of stroke. Make the healthy choice this #strokemonth by staying smoke-free. http://smokefree.gov  via @FDATobacco pic.twitter.com/l3JKbqTuoR
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

L.A. County residents can now get a free Headspace subscription
L.A. County is offering residents a free subscription to Headspace, a mindfulness and meditation app.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mary Forgione Source Type: news

Los Angeles coronavirus testing website strains as free appointments fill up
Less than 24 hours after Los Angeles became the first major U.S. city to offer free coronavirus tests for all, a website used for sign-ups strained under the demand on Thursday as appointments were completely booked for anyone not showing symptoms.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Asia Today: Australian capital free of known virus cases
The Australian Capital Territory has become the first of the country’s eight states and mainland territories to declare itself free of all known cases of the coronavirus
Source: ABC News: Health - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Philadelphia doctor takes to the streets to provide free COVID-19 testing
The state of Pennsylvania has so far tested less than 2% of its 12.8 million residents for coronavirus, and for many in Philadelphia, testing can be hard to find. Jericka Duncan speaks to one doctor who was fed up with hearing stories of people being turned away for tests, so she took to the streets to provide free COVID-19 testing to local residents.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All L.A. County residents can now get free coronavirus tests, Garcetti says
Coronavirus: L.A. now offering free tests to all residents, Garcetti says
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marisa Gerber, Jaclyn Cosgrove, Dakota Smith Source Type: news

Negative COVID-19 test does NOT mean you are 'absolutely free' of virus, warns expert
THE national coordinator of coronavirus testing has warned that a negative test does not mean you are "absolutely free" from COVID-19.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elsevier Adds to its Extensive Free Resources for Biomedical and Scientific Researchers Working on Coronavirus with Access to Broad Suite of Tools
Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, is offering free access to a unique set of biomedical research tools and content to help researchers and life science companies accelerate efforts to address the current pandemic.
Source: eHealth News EU - April 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Women Appeal to Govt for Free Sanitary Wear During Lockdown
[New Zimbabwe] Women feel the COVID-19 national lockdown has further marginalised them and have made a passionate plea to the government for the provision of free sanitary wear as they have run out of cash to purchase some.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Canada gets Biomerieux formula for free to produce virus testing chemicals
A key supplier of the chemicals needed to test for coronavirus, France's Biom érieux , has given its proprietary formula to the Canadian government for free so its national lab can try to manufacture badly-needed test kits on its own, according to federal officials and a note to customers obtained by Reuters.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Analysis of Stage I EFHWTs Treatment Finds Event-Free Survival and Overall Survival Rates Greater Than 95%
A recent study reported a 96.2% event-free survival rate and a 100% overall survival rate when investigating treatment option for stage I epithelial-predominant favorable-histology Wilms tumors in a population with a majority of patients under the age of 48 months.
Source: CancerNetwork - April 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Matthew Fowler Source Type: news

The Beatles' animated 'Yellow Submarine' sing-along is coming to YouTube for free
The Beatles will stream a rare sing-along version of the animated film "Yellow Submarine" for free on YouTube, encouraging users to stay home amid coronavirus.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christi Carras Source Type: news

Hancock: Staff should be free to speak out over coronavirus concerns
NHS staff should “feel free” to speak out about problems like protective equipment shortages, Matt Hancock has said, despite many having been warned not to do so.
Source: HSJ - April 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Free COVID tests were available in Tenn. this weekend. Here ’s how many took advantage
Thirty-three free drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites were open statewide this weekend. As WPLN Nashville Public Radio reports, it was the first weekend of a push to implement widespread testing in Tennessee, with tests available even to those without coronavirus symptoms. According to WPLN, 11,230 people got tested this weekend. To date, 7,070 people have tested positive for COVID -19 in Tennessee, according to the state Department of Health. Almost 150 people have died as a result.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eric Snyder Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria - Coalition Tasks Pharmaceutical Coys On Free Donation of Drugs
[Vanguard] A coalition of some non- governmental organisations under the aegis of Nigeria Humanitarian Action, NIHA, has appealed to pharmaceutical companies in the country to contribute free anti-malaria drugs to eradicate the disease.
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Oahu air charter service offers free neighbor island medical travel for patients, health care workers
Patients and health care workers traveling throughout the islands can now get free flights with air charter and air ambulance service Wing Spirit. The company is funding $1 million worth of flights to health care workers traveling to medical facilities on neighbor islands, as well as trips home for Neighbor Island patients receiving treatment on Oahu, through its new Medical Travel Relief Program. The program launched Thursday and runs throu gh April 30. “At Wing Spirit, we’re deeply committed…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Christina O'Connor Source Type: news

Convenience store chain offering free kids' meals
In response to children going hungry during the COVID-19 shutdown, convenience store chain Sheetz has expanded its Kidz Meal Bagz program to all 600 locations across the mid-Atlantic, including more than 100 in North Carolina. The Altoona, Pennsylvania company also operates a distribution center and commercial kitchen in Burlington, where it employs 260. The free Kidz Meal Bagz include a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink. Families can take advantage of the meals by going to any  Sheetz location…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Warfield Source Type: news

"There's no 100% risk-free way" out of shutdown, doctor says
"There's no 100% risk-free way of easing up on the current physical distancing restrictions. It's just not possible," Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider said.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To End this Pandemic We ’ll Need a Free Vaccine Worldwide
Until we end COVID-19 transmission across the planet, we are likely to keep getting multiple COVID-19 “waves”— that is, rolling, recurrent outbreaks. While no public health expert has a foolproof crystal ball, this scenario of repeated waves means that the likely contours of the next one to two years are now coming into clearer view. Right now, many countries including Italy, Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom, are still struggling desperately to put out the initial fire. They are using suppression measures like stay-at-home orders as a fire extinguisher to smother transmission while urgentl...
Source: TIME: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin Yamey Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Lost insurance & need insulin? Makers offer it free or cheap
The top three insulin makers are offering programs to help patients stay on the medicine, providing insulin for free or at steep discounts
Source: ABC News: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kevin Kline in 'Present Laughter': Your free quarantine must-watch of the day
Kevin Kline won a Tony Award for his hilarious romp through this Noel Coward farce. Here's how to see it online for free.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news

One Medical waives membership fee, offering free COVID-19 testing to all
The San Francisco-based collection of primary care clinics known as One Medical is offering free COVID-19 testing to everyone, not just its members. “We want to extend our services to an even broader population, as we believe One Medical’s model of digital health combined with mobile testing and primary care can help communities control the spread of COVID-19 and return people back to work, school, and play,” CEO Amir Dan Rubin said in a statement. Users will need to be screened online and…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Coronavirus antibody testing must be covered free, feds say
Tests to detect antibodies to the virus must be covered free of charge under health insurance plans and Medicaid, according to new guidance issued by the federal government.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple TV+ jumps on the free-content bandwagon, offering 'Dickinson,' 'Servant' and more
Apple TV+ has joined a list of streaming sites that are offering free programs without a subscription. Watch 'Dickinson' or the thriller 'Servant' from M. Night Shyamalan.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dorany Pineda Source Type: news

Free program on conducting scientific research without using laboratory animals
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) From June 22 to 25, students and early-career scientists will gather virtually for a free program of lectures, laboratory tours, interactive sessions, e-poster presentations, and virtual engagement with speakers and attendees on innovative methods to reduce and replace animal tests in toxicology and biomedical science. Originally planned to be hosted at Johns Hopkins University, the Summer School on Innovative Approaches in Science will now take place as a virtual meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Today, FDA and @FTC issued a warning letter to Free Speech Systems LLC d.b.a. Infowars for offering products fraudulently claiming to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/free-speech-systems-llc-dba-infowarscom-605802-04092020   … pic.twitter.com/zQP4xOxOyr
Today, FDA and @FTC issued a warning letter to Free Speech Systems LLC d.b.a. Infowars for offering products fraudulently claiming to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/free-speech-systems-llc-dba-infowarscom-605802-04092020 … pic.twitter.com/zQP4xOxOyr
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - April 10, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Don't have 'wherewithal' to do COVID-19 tests free of cost, expect govt to come up with modalities for sustainable testing: Pvt labs
In a big relief to the poor, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed that private labs should conduct coronavirus tests free of cost, observing they need to be philanthropic in the hour of national crisis. The government had fixed Rs 4500 for private labs for screening and confirmation tests for COVID-19.
Source: The Economic Times - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autism ABCs and Fix it in Five: Free from The Brain Broad for April and Beyond
Dr. Lynette Louise releases season one (Uganda) of her international autism docu-series Fix it in Five with Lynette Louise aka The Brain Broad, free for viewing on YouTube
Source: Disabled World - April 9, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

IFN-free HCV Regimens: Outcomes With Compensated Cirrhosis IFN-free HCV Regimens: Outcomes With Compensated Cirrhosis
This study evaluated the clinical benefit of interferon-free regimens in chronically HCV-infected patients diagnosed with compensated cirrhosis.Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Supreme Court order for free coronavirus testing may hinder fight, say business leaders, health experts
The concern is that private medical firms, like many businesses in India are struggling financially, and could go under if they tested for free without financial assistance.
Source: The Economic Times - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All my eBooks are now FREE to download
The next few weeks and months will be challenging for many as we battle globally with coronavirus. I know that some of those challenges will be financial and I don’t want anyone to lose out on vital information or even lighthearted reading just because they don’t have the means to pay for it. Therefore, from today I have made all my eBooks free of charge. You can find all my books in the bookstore here: https://healthyhappywoman.co.uk/bookshop-and-more/ All but one book in my bookstore has a PDF version you can download instantly, the only one that doesn’t is a leaflet that was printed by another group wh...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - March 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Thought for the day Writing free stuff 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