COORDINATED: Uncovered emails reveal Obama plotted exploiting Sandy Hook tragedy for gun control push just 48 hours later
(Natural News) Instead of devising a plan to protect future school children from evil attackers, former President Barack Obama and his staff used the Sandy Hook school shooting to carry out a political agenda of disarming law abiding Americans. Staff emails uncovered by the Baltimore Post reveal that the Obama Administration strategically communicated to exploit the Sandy Hook... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese journalist banned from buying a home due to his score in the "Social Credit System"
(Natural News) Imagine being told by the federal government that you’re not allowed to purchase a house based on your behavior and your societal status. While this thankfully has yet to happen in the United States, across the world in China, it is a reality that the country’s 1.4 billion citizens have to live with.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does surprise court ruling mean Twitter, Facebook and YouTube can no longer legally block conservative content?
(Natural News) In a move that surprised both Trump supporters and anti-Trump activists alike, a federal judge ruled this week that President Trump can’t legally block Twitter users from viewing his feed on the basis that it is a “designated public forum” and therefore protected by the First Amendment. The judgement comes nearly a year... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange drops bombshell: Obama’s CIA also spied on French presidential candidates
(Natural News) During a discussion about “Spygate” on Tuesday’s “Outnumbered” program on Fox News, contributor Katie Pavlich, who’s also the editor at TownHall, was nonplussed about the revelation that President Obama may have been in on the scandal from the get-go. “Barack Obama spied on reporters,” she said at one point. “Why wouldn’t he spy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Trump Aims to Bar Abortion Referrals in Title X Clinics
(MedPage Today) -- House passes'Right to Try'bill expanding access to unapproved drugs (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 26, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Collaboration Needed to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats to human health throughout the world, warns Gary Cohen, executive vice president of global health for BD. “There is an increasing risk of going back to the pre-antibiotic era,” he told MD+DI. “Resistance is not a new issue—it is just a bigger problem, at an accelerated pace. Because antibiotics have been overprescribed for humans as well as overused in food production, antimicrobial resistance is not just a theoretical threat.” Everyone needs to play a role, including diagnostics manufacturers and even medical device innovators, he ...
Source: MDDI - May 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Osteopathic School At A-State Receives $828K Grant for Mobile Clinic
The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University has been awarded a $828,748 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a mobile medical clinic. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bill introduced by Sen. Doug Jones designed to improve rural health care
U.S. Sen. Doug Jones has his sights on alleviating rural health care issues in his first sponsored bill. Jones, along with Sens. Mike Rounds and Tina Smith as co-sponsors, introduced a piece of original legislation this week called the Rural Health Liaison Act, or RHLA.  The legislation aims to improve coordination among the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other health care stake holders through the creation of a rural health care liaison. RHLA has support from the National… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Bill introduced by Sen. Doug Jones designed to improve rural health care
U.S. Sen. Doug Jones has his sights on alleviating rural health care issues in his first sponsored bill. Jones, along with Sens. Mike Rounds and Tina Smith as co-sponsors, introduced a piece of original legislation this week called the Rural Health Liaison Act, or RHLA.  The legislation aims to improve coordination among the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other health care stake holders through the creation of a rural health care liaison. RHLA has support from the National… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Ideology Threatens to Trump Facts in Official Medicare Handbook Ideology Threatens to Trump Facts in Official Medicare Handbook
In September, the federal government will mail a handbook on Medicare enrollment to 43 million households. This year, advocate groups for seniors are crying foul over language contained in a draft of the 2019 handbook edition sent to them for review by the U.S. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020 - 2017 Progress Report (May 2018)
This progress report provides an overview of the Federal actions that were taken during 2017 to further the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). It also describes the most recent results for the indicators used to monitor the effect of the NHAS and our cumulative efforts to fight HIV and highlights selected accomplishments in 2017 from across the Federal government. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Back from the Medical Library Association ’18 in Atlanta with stories to share!
Staff from the office participated in the Medical Library Association (MLA) 2018 meeting in Atlanta this past week, where we met many of our Network members attending, presenting – and dining on Southern specialties such as chicken and waffles and cheesy grits in downtown restaurants. GMR Outreach Specialist, Derek Johnson, presented a poster titled “Transforming Library Education Opportunities to Reach New Audiences on Third-Party Platforms,” which outlined developing training for public health professional learning platforms, such as TRAIN. In the poster hall, we saw a familiar face from one of our desi...
Source: The Cornflower - May 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: All of Us Blog Conferences and Meetings Source Type: news

Roger Stone: Former CIA director John Brennan will "die in a federal penitentiary" after being convicted of treason
(Natural News) According to President Trump’s longtime confidant and veteran political strategist Roger Stone, former CIA Director John Brennan will “die in a federal penitentiary” for his role in the perpetuation of the phony Trump-Russia collusion scandal. Stone’s comments came during an exclusive interview with SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily on Tuesday morning. “John Brennan should... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Penetrating trauma in children on the United States-Mexico border: Hispanic ethnicity is not a risk factor - Vo LT, Anderson C, Thomas S, Vernia H, Howe JK, Tyroch AH, Fitzgerald TN.
INTRODUCTION: The United States-Mexico border is perceived as dangerous by the media and current political leaders. Hispanic ethnicity, low socioeconomic status, male gender and adolescent age have previously been identified as risk factors for penetrating... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Penis Transplantation: First US Experience Penis Transplantation: First US Experience
What lessons have been learned from the first successful case of penile transplantation in the United States?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

UMD food scientist guides students towards revelatory findings in women's health
(University of Maryland) In an effort to sustain and educate the next generation of food safety experts in the United States, Dr. Bob Buchanan of the University of Maryland has served as a scientific mentor to a pair of academically accelerated high school students who are challenging the current food avoidance recommendations for pregnant women as established by the CDC and ACOG. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Most concussion patients fall under the radar after ER visit
(University of Southern California) Research supported by the NIH and led by 65 scientists across the United States reveals a lack of follow-up with patients who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, even among patients who experience persistent, long-term symptoms after they leave the hospital. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Currents propel the spreading of invasive jellyfish
(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) Twelve years ago, the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi, originating from the North American East Coast, appeared in northern European waters. Based on the first comprehensive data collection on the occurrence of this invasive jellyfish in Europe, scientists from 19 countries led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and Technical University of Denmark have now shown that ocean currents play a key role for this successful invasion. The study has been published in the international journal Global Ecology and Biogeography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 25, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A Drug Researcher Talks Michael Pollan ’s Book, PTSD Treatment And Trump On LSD
The endgame for psychedelic drugs isn't “microdosing Fridays.” It's treating major mental illness. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why Barack Obama may be going to PRISON for crimes against America (video)
(Natural News) If you’re not reading TheGatewayPundit.com daily, you might not be in the loop on the stunning political revelations now coming out almost by the hour. Over the last week or so, we’ve learned that Barack Obama masterminded an organized crime cartel that actively sought to carry out a political “spygate” coup against President... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bezos the SPY master: Amazon now powering facial recognition surveillance technology for police
(Natural News) It’s time for Americans to stop what they’re doing, have a look around, and ask themselves the following question: Are we still living in the United States of America, or are we living in some kind of science fiction novel where the government knows more about us than we’d like them to know?... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Isolating the association of sleep, depressive state, and other independent indicators for suicide ideation in United States teenagers - Whitmore LM, Smith TC.
This study uses multivariable logistic regression to investigate the independent relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adults with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder, alcohol use disorder, and opioid use disorder: the effectiveness of modified prolonged exposure - Peck KR, Schumacher JA, Stasiewicz PR, Coffey SF.
Opioid use disorders (OUDs) are a growing problem in the United States. When OUDs co-occur with problematic drinking and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), negative drug-related mental and physical health outcomes may be exacerbated. Thus, it is importa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Scott Pruitt Twice Introduced Anti-Abortion Bills Giving Men ‘Property Rights’ Over Fetuses
Before he was Trump's embattled EPA chief, Pruitt was a state politician who backed draconian abortion restrictions. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Drugmakers Blamed for Blocking Generics Have Increased Prices, Cost US Billions Drugmakers Blamed for Blocking Generics Have Increased Prices, Cost US Billions
Makers of brand-name drugs called out by the Trump administration for potentially stalling generic competition have hiked their prices by double-digit percentages since 2012 and cost Medicare and Medicaid nearly $12 billion in 2016.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Cochrane evidence on nutritional labeling on menus and new FDA labeling rules
Earlier this month, the   United States Food and Drug Administration implementeda new set of rules requiring restaurants, supermarkets, and convenience stores with 20 or more locations to go public with the calorie counts for standard menu items. These food establishments must now post the calories on overhead display boards, printed menus, and electronic kiosks.Heath Line recently examined if these rules will make an impact on obesity rates and turned to Cochrane evidence for answers. Read' Calorie Counts Are Now on Menus Nationwide, But Do They Work?'and learn if calorie counts on menus can change the way we eat.Rel...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Patients served by the beleaguered Veterans Affairs health system may have wider access to private care, thanks to a bill approved Wednesday by the Senate. President Donald Trump is known to support the bill, which now... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes
In the United States, six children have died in hot cars so far this year -- and about 750 since 1998, the study authors noted. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Younger American women more likely to get lung cancer than men
Historically, men have been more likely to develop lung cancer than women in the United States, but new research indicates that this sex-based trend has flipped, with the greatest shift occurring among whites and some Hispanics born after the mid-1960s. Overall, younger women are now more likely to get lung cancer than men of the same age, the study authors say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Vaccine Administration Errors Involving Recombinant Zoster Vaccine — United States, 2017–2018
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AHA: Heart Disease a Hidden Threat to South Asians in U.S.
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- South Asians living in the United States are more likely to die from heart disease than the general population. But this risk has been largely hidden by a lack of data, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trump Admin Puts Brand-Name Manufacturers in Crosshairs
(MedPage Today) -- Medicare could save billions if generics came to market quicker (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Novel Mesothelioma Treatment Uses Electrical Fields
Oncologists in 2019 may begin offering patients with pleural mesothelioma a novel, tumor-fighting tool involving electric currents that enhance standard-of-care treatment and extend survival, according to the device manufacturer. Tumor Treating Fields (TTF) is the name of the new technology. It is designed to disrupt cancer cell division through electric fields tuned to specific frequencies. In an ongoing multicenter phase II clinical trial in Europe, TTF has shown an ability in first-line treatment to improve the effectiveness of standard chemotherapy for mesothelioma patients. The trial success has led the manufacturer t...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Atherosclerotic CVD Mortality Higher in South Asians in the U.S.
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- South Asians in the United States have increased proportional mortality rates from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), although there are no unique risk factors in this population, according to a scientific... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

White House Officials Reportedly Considered Just'Ignoring' New Climate Research
An internal memo obtained by The Washington Post offers a glimpse into the challenges faced by the Trump administration on the issue of climate change. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trump (the other one) celebrates $26M cancer center fundraiser
While has hasn ’t been in the news quite as often as his namesake, Dr. Donald “Skip” Trump is celebrating a record-setting fundraising event to benefit a cancer center in Virginia. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump (the other one) celebrates $26M cancer center fundraiser
While has hasn ’t been in the news quite as often as his namesake, Dr. Donald “Skip” Trump is celebrating a record-setting fundraising event to benefit a cancer center in Virginia. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Once-curious media that exposed Watergate now playing role of co-conspirator in covering up Obama spying on Trump
(Natural News) The now-infamous “Russia dossier” had been floating around in establishment media circles for weeks during the summer of 2016 when the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump were heating up. But no one thought to publish the 35 pages of often salacious claims about Russian hookers, motel rooms, “golden showers,”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Trump's anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tick bite protection: New CDC study adds to the promise of permethrin-treated clothing
(Entomological Society of America) The case for permethrin-treated clothing to prevent tick bites keeps getting stronger. In new experiments conducted at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, clothing treated with an insecticide known as permethrin had strong toxic effects on three primary species of ticks known to spread disease-causing pathogens in the United States. Exposure to permethrin interfered with the ticks' ability to move properly, making them sluggish and likely interfering with their ability to bite. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Asian-Americans at higher risk for heart disease and stroke
(Rush University Medical Center) South Asians living in the United States are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the US. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Head: On Board with'Right To Try '
(MedPage Today) -- Also full speed ahead on Trump's strategies to lower drug prices (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Clinicians: Title X Proposal'Prohibits' Discussion of Abortion Clinicians: Title X Proposal'Prohibits' Discussion of Abortion
The Trump administration proposal would bar use of Title X funds in any facility that performs abortions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

CNN busted as co-conspirator in deep state spygate scandal that targeted Trump... coordinated leaks and lies with the corrupt FBI
(Natural News) We have reached a point in our nation’s history where the Democratic Party and the mainstream media are no longer two separate entities; they are one in the same. Both have the same goals and motives, which as of late include the destruction of President Trump, his administration, and the conservative movement as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Avinger wins FDA nod for next-gen Pantheris
Avinger (NSDQ:AVGR) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its next-gen Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy system, which it touts as the first image-guided atherectomy device designed for treating peripheral artery disease. Redwood City, Calif.-based Avinger said the newly cleared Pantheris device features a simpler, single-balloon system designed both for apposition and blood flow occlusion and improved pushability and tissue storage capacity. The system is designed to treat blocked peripheral blood vessels, using its Lumivascular optical coherence tomography technology, the company added. “We are exci...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Catheters Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Vascular Avinger Source Type: news

FDA Warns About Pills That Claim To Protect You From Sun
BOSTON (CBS) – The FDA is sending warning letters to four dietary supplement makers that are marketing tablets and capsules claiming to be a substitute for sunscreen. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the united states and there’s a direct link between skin cancer and exposure to UV light. The FDA says some companies are misleading consumers by claiming that taking a daily supplement will offer protection against sun damage. The Agency says there is no credible science to back up their claims and these companies are giving people a false sense of security. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sp...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall FDA Sunscreen Source Type: news

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA
Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA
The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Twelve county-level factors, including social and economic, clinical care, and physical environment, explain the majority of variation in resident well-being in the United States, according to a study published online May... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news