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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

Hotels across the state offer free rooms to health care workers, first responders
Thirty-five hotels across the state are offering free accommodations to health care workers and first responders as a part of the Hotels for Heroes program, which launched Monday. An initiative created by Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, and Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Hotels for Heroes offers free hotel rooms to health care professionals, police officers, firefighters, and paramedics. “We rarely have an opportunity to properly thank our heroes. This…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christina O'Connor Source Type: news

Don't let free speech be a casualty of coronavirus. We need it more than ever | Cas Mudde
Despots like Hungary ’s Viktor Orbán are banning speech to ‘fight’ Covid-19. But more democratic countries are tooCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn times of crisis, liberal democratic institutions and values are vulnerable to authoritarian power grabs, or corona coups, as we are seeingaround the world today. One of the first victims, as always, is freedom of speech. But the current attack on free speech is particularly dangerous, because it does not only target, reasonably, “fake news” on coronavirus, but also critique of inadequacies in hosp...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Cas Mudde Tags: Coronavirus outbreak US politics Infectious diseases Science Health Health policy Public services policy Healthcare industry Hungary Viktor Orb án Source Type: news

Free access to wellbeing apps for all NHS staff
NHS staff have been given free access to a number of wellbeing apps from now until the end of December 2020 to support their mental health and wellbeing. Additional apps and support will be available over the next few weeks.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trusts told to create ‘covid-free hubs’ for cancer patients
Trusts have been told to urgently reconfigure surgical cancer services into “covid-free hubs” to minimise the number of procedures being postponed.
Source: HSJ - April 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Free Sanitary Products for the Namibian Girl Child
[New Era] Is Namibia ready to have a conversation about providing the girl child with free sanitary products? While reading the news that Scotland is posed to be the first country to make period products free, I started to wonder where Namibia is at in terms of providing free sanitary products.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus Proves Need for Free Healthcare for All – Now
Kansiime and her daughters arrive at the Mbarara Hospital. The three family members all live with HIV and go to the clinic regularly to collect their medication. "When I go to hospital, I am surrounded by other women who have come for treatment. We are there for the same reason,” Kansiime says. “This has helped me overcome stigma and given me strength." Credit: UNICEF/UNI211907/SchermbruckerBy Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Apr 2 2020 (IPS) The multi-layered crisis of the Coronavirus epidemic has been a dramatic shock to everyone. But, to communities affected by HIV and AIDS, the crisis has not only brought a further shock to ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Winnie Byanyima Tags: Africa Civil Society Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

China has fewer new coronavirus infections, starts posting tally of symptom-free cases
China reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday in the global coronavirus pandemic and started to publish the daily change in cases that are free of symptoms, although the latter could complicate the picture of trends in the disease.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

JONED, a new online free-access journal open in the field of neuroeducation
(University of Barcelona) Building bridges between the science and education communities to contribute and improve the current didactic experiences is the goal of the Journal of Neuroeducation (JONED), a new online free-access journal open to the scientific community at a national and international level promoted by the Chair of Neuroeducation of the University of Barcelona ( Edu1st), a pioneer initiative in Spain led by the lecturers David Bueno and Anna For é s (UB).
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

D-Wave provides free quantum cloud access for global response to COVID-19
(Forschungszentrum Juelich) D-Wave Systems Inc., the leader in quantum computing systems, software, and services, today announced the immediate availability of free access to its quantum systems via the Leap quantum cloud service for anyone working on responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Joining the effort are partners and customers including CINECA, DENSO, Forschungszentrum J ü lich, Kyocera Corporation, KYOCERA Communication Systems, MDR/Cliffhanger, Menten AI, NEC Solution Innovators Ltd., OTI Lumionics, QAR Lab at LMU Munich, Sigma-i, Tohoku University, and Volkswagen.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Little Free Libraries turned into food pantries during coronavirus spread
Glendale recently converted the Little Free Food Pantries and encourages residents to take and leave nonperishable items in the boxes that once housed books.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lila Seidman Source Type: news

Free learning for GPs and nurses returning because of coronavirus
MIMS Learning has launched a free learning plan for GPs and nurses who are returning to the primary care workforce because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: GP Online News - March 30, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: About Source Type: news

Airbnb hosts to provide free rooms for British health workers
Airbnb hosts will provide free rooms for workers in Britain's National Health Service (NHS) to support their work during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s offers free video consults for kids with coronavirus symptoms
Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital is offering free video consults for parents who are concerned that a child might have symptoms of coronavirus disease. While parents should always contact their primary care doctor first, Cincinnati Children’s said, an app launched last month by the hospital enables consultations wi th an advanced practice nurse via a smart phone or computer. Such a consult can determine whether a child should have an in-person visit – or provide advice on how to safely manage…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 26, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Free parking is an important recognition of vital health workers, says UNISON
Commenting on the suspension of parking fees by councils and NHS trusts for health and social care workers during the coronavirus pandemic, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Thursday): “Free parking will make a huge difference to the thousands of staff whose work is so critical to the pandemic response. “Cutting out the worry about cost and time restrictions for parking is one pressure less as people work around the clock to fight this deadly virus. They can travel safely without risking infection on reduced public transport services. “This support from local councils and NHS trusts is i...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 26, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea coronavirus health workers hospital parking local government Source Type: news

Free parking is important recognition of vital health workers, says UNISON
Commenting on the suspension of parking fees by councils and NHS trusts for health and social care workers during the coronavirus pandemic, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Thursday): “Free parking will make a huge difference to the thousands of staff whose work is so critical to the pandemic response. “Cutting out the worry about cost and time restrictions for parking is one pressure less as our members work around the clock to fight this deadly virus.  They can travel safely without risking infection on reduced public transport services. “This support from local councils and health t...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 26, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: Article News Press release Christina McAnea coronavirus hospital parking NHS Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyatta, Ruto Take 80% Pay Cuts to Free Up Monies for Fighting Coronavirus
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto will take an 80 percent pay cut, to free-up monies to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Crowdhelix launches free match-making platform for COVID-19 researchers
(Science Business Publishing Ltd) UK-based open innovation network Crowdhelix, in partnership with media company Science|Business, has launched a free online match-making service to help COVID-19 researchers find one another across the globe, check out funding opportunities, and get to work tackling the virus faster. The service lets research profile themselves, look up funding opportunities, and be matched by an intelligent recommender system using natural language processing and machine learning.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bored and on a budget? Here's how to read for free while social distancing
Here's how to access the new wealth of free e-books and audiobooks during the coronavirus crisis.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dorany Pineda Source Type: news

Free car parking for NHS and social care staff
The government is giving financial backing for all NHS trusts to provide free car parking to NHS staff for the duration of coronavirus (Covid-19).
Source: NHS Networks - March 26, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Give staff free parking government tells trusts
NHS staff should be able to park at work for free after the government reacted to growing calls for trusts to cease charging.
Source: HSJ - March 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bright.MD releases free COVID-19 screening software to health care systems
Portland health tech startup Bright.md has added a free COVID-19 virtual screening tool. Health care delivery systems across the country are using the tool, said CEO Dr. Ray Costantini. That includes five of the 10 largest nonprofit health systems. As health care facilities across the country log increased patient numbers due to the outbreak of coronavirus and COVID-19, there is a ne ed for more efficiency in screening patients. Costantini wanted to help systems expand their capacity for screening. Bright.md…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Malia Spencer Source Type: news

Garth Brooks holds free online concert for those quarantined at home
Singer-songwriter Garth Brooks held a free online concert for those quarantined at home due to the coronavirus outspread. Five million people tuned in, making it a big month for Brooks, who is also being honored with the "Gershwin Prize" by the Library of Congress. Norah O'Donnell reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS workers and patients can park for FREE close to hospitals using JustPark
Currently, 1,500 spaces have been listed for free and 250 workers have benefited from the car spaces in the past 48 hours, scattered around 150 different hospitals around the UK.
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shopping centres, pubs and other businesses urged to  provide free parking to NHS and care staff, says UNISON
Businesses including retail outlets, bars and gyms are being urged to make their now empty car parks available to all health and care employees to use without charge, says UNISON today (Tuesday). The union, which represents NHS, school, police, care and other essential key public service workers, is calling on local businesses closed because of the lockdown to help key workers drive to work and avoid public transport. UNISON is also asking parking operators to follow the example of National Car Parks, which has opened up for free more than 150 sites around the country. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Tub...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release car parks care staff Covid-19 NHS Source Type: news

Respiratory doctors urge governments to ensure free movement of essential medical supplies
(European Lung Foundation) The European Respiratory Society adds its voice to those raising the alarm bells regarding border controls and export bans, which have an enormous impact on the free movement of essential medical supplies around Europe. Each delay in the movement of supplies because of blocked borders puts our healthcare workers in danger and patients at higher risk.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus closures at L.A. Unified extend to May 1; district deal with Verizon will offer free internet
L.A. Unified campuses will be closed until at least May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak, as school employees press forward with plans to distribute computers, provide free internet for students who need it, train families and teachers in distance learning and distribute more food.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Yale's massively popular 'happiness' course is available free online
During the Covid-19 pandemic, you might be able to find solace in Yale University's mega-popular "happiness" course, which is available for free online.
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One more nail in the coffin of free press
Photojournalists stage a demonstration demanding the safe return of Shafiqul Islam Kajol, in front of the National Museum in Dhaka, on March 18, 2020. PHOTO: COLLECTEDBy Sushmita S. PreethaMar 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) A barrage of fireworks light up the smoggy skies of Dhaka and I feel as if I’m in the opening scenes of a dystopian film. There’s anxiety and despair all around about what’s to come—those who have been following the developments in other parts of the world know there’s no way to avoid the impending crisis in our healthcare system as it scrambles, without any preparation, to tackle wha...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sushmita Preetha Tags: Health Source Type: news

Siilo Gives Free Access to Crisis Management Functionality
Siilo, Europe's largest messaging network for health and care professionals, is offering health and care professionals free access to its organisational crisis management functionality in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: eHealth News EU - March 23, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Minnesota restaurant offers free meals to those affected by coronavirus
Hope Breakfast Bar in St. Paul, Minnesota, is living up to its name by offering free meals to those quarantined by or financially incapacitated from the coronavirus. The restaurant dining room is closed, but delivery continues for those in need. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News 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