They Waited, They Worried, They Stalled. This Week, They Got the Shot.
The U.S. vaccine rollout has plateaued and the course of the coronavirus pandemic in this country may depend on how many people are ultimately swayed to get vaccinated. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Bosman Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates United States Source Type: news

U.S. women start charge for third straight water polo gold with blowout win over Japan
The United States women's water polo team got off to a scorching start to its Tokyo campaign, chasing a third straight gold. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not a Trump rally': Biden tells crowd to ignore hecklers at Virginia speech
Biden was about two minutes into his remarks at an Arlington rally for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe when... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ally Tom Barrack to be released on $250-million bail
Thomas J. Barrack Jr., also a prominent L.A. investor, awaits trial on charges of obstruction of justice and acting as an agent of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden yokes Youngkin to Trump at McAuliffe campaign stop
In a stump speech for McAuliffe, the president called the GOP nominee for governor "an acolyte for Donald Trump — for real." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage* of children( †) aged 3-17 years who ever received a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder,(§) by sex and age group - National Health Interview Survey,(¶) United States, 2019 - Ng AE, Black LI.
Overall, in 2019, 8.8% of children aged 3-17 years had ever received a diagnosis of ADHD. Boys (11.7%) were more likely than girls (5.7%) to receive a diagnosis of ADHD overall and within each age group. Among both boys and girls, the percentage of childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

De Blasio Urges New York Businesses to Require Employee Vaccinations
The debate over mandates is intensifying as the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus surges in many parts of the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia 5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia
It's rare for children to die of the coronavirus. The CDC says only 335 of the 600,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States were under 18.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump ally Tom Barrack strikes a $250 million bail deal to get out of jail
A federal magistrate judge on Friday ordered Tom Barrack, a longtime associate of former President Donald Trump who was indicted earlier... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Such a disgrace': Trump blasts Cleveland Indians name change
The team first began distancing itself from its traditional imagery in 2018. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ally Tom Barrack set to be released on $250 million bond
Wealthy investor is charged with secretly acting as foreign agent for United Arab Emirates (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US delegation departs Haiti after reports of gunshots at ex-president's funeral
A presidential delegation to the funeral of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is on its way back to the United States... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Such a disgrace ’: Former President Trump reacts as Cleveland Indians announce Guardians as new name
'The people of Cleveland cannot be thrilled and I, as a FORMER baseball fan, cannot believe things such as this are happening.' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump criticizes Cleveland Indians name change
Former President Trump criticized the Cleveland Indians' decision to change the baseball franchise's name to the Guardians, saying "many... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: ULCHS, Yale, and Vanderbilt Announce USAID U.S.$15 Million Health Research Grant
[New Dawn] The United States Agency for International Development or USAID announced a US$15 million project aimed at establishing a public-private-academic hub for research utilization in the Liberian health sector. The funds are part of USAID's Bringing Research to Impact for Development, Global Engagement, and Utilization (BRIDGE-U) partnership project. Collaboratively, Yale University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) will create the Center for Teaching, Lear (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Lockdowns Cut Air Pollution, But Poorer Neighborhoods Benefited Less
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- If you thought the air was cleaner at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, you weren't imagining it. But clean skies were less evident in poorer areas of the United States, a new study finds. COVID-19 pandemic-related... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Epidemiology of pediatric open globe injury in the United States - Uppuluri S, Uppuluri A, Zarbin MA, Bhagat N.
PURPOSE: To use the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) Database to describe trends in demographics, types, and incidence of pediatric open globe injuries in the United States. METHODS: A retrospective, cross-sectional, observational study was conducte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US clinics slower to provide opioid treatment than Canadian clinics
(Yale University) As opioid overdose deaths rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, people seeking treatment for opioid addiction had to wait nearly twice as long to begin methadone treatment in the United States than in Canada, a new Yale study has shown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘Not Out of the Woods’: C.D.C. Issues Warning to the Unvaccinated
The renewed sense of urgency was aimed at millions of people who have not yet been vaccinated and therefore are most likely to be infected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael D. Shear, Jonathan Weisman and Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: United States Politics and Government Masks Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Biden, Joseph R Jr Walensky, Rochelle Source Type: news

Three states are seeing about 40% of the country's new Covid-19 cases
While Covid-19 cases in the United States have been rising in almost every state over the past week, a handful have been driving the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FBI says it got more than 4,500 tips on Kavanaugh, providing 'relevant' ones to Trump White House
The FBI disclosed that it received more than 4,500 tips on a phone line in 2018 as part of a background investigation into then-Supreme... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The West Is Burning. Covid Is Surging. U.S. Politics Are Stagnant.
Despite raging crises, the gears of government seem as stuck as ever, partly because Americans interpret the events “from the framework they started with,” as one political scientist put it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maggie Astor Tags: United States Politics and Government Global Warming Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Polls and Public Opinion Source Type: news

Contact with child protective services is pervasive but unequally distributed by race and ethnicity in large US counties - Edwards F, Wakefield S, Healy K, Wildeman C.
This article provides county-level estimates of the cumulative prevalence of four levels of Child Protective Services (CPS) contact using administrative data from the 20 most populous counties in the United States. Rates of CPS investigation are extremely ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Former Trump Doctor Contracts Bad Case Of 'Whataboutism'
Dr. Ronny Jackson, now a GOP Texas congressman, asked reporters why they weren't demanding Democratic politicians reveal their vaccination status. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Children Aged 3-17 Years Who Ever Received a Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, by Sex and Age Group - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
This report describes the percentage of children aged 3-17 years in the United States who ever received a diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Changes in Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic - United States, 2020-2021
This report describes the circulation of influenza and other respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] Influenza (Flu) Influenza Surveillance Data MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Source Type: news

Heat-Related Emergency Department Visits During the Northwestern Heat Wave - United States, June 2021
This report describes heat waves and record high temperatures in the U.S. that cause heat-related illnesses and deaths, especially in the northwest. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Emergency Department Visits Extreme Heat Heat related Illness & Injury MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

How Olympians Are Fighting to Put Athletes ’ Mental Health First
Jackson Avenue is the main road that cuts through Oxford, Miss. At its northern limit, it circles the Ole Miss campus where Raven Saunders had spent the past three years as a student athlete. At its western end, Jackson splits into a T junction populated by a cluster of familiar American fast food restaurants and retail chains: a Walmart Supercenter, a Home Depot, a Popeye’s, a Chick-Fil-A. Saunders, a senior at University of Mississippi and a star shot putter on the school’s track and field team, knew the intersection well. Turn right, and the road led home. Turn left, and the highway hugged a steep drop-off f...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

Gambia: The American People Donate 304,000 Vaccine Doses to the Gambia
[The Point] As President Joseph R. Biden committed earlier this year, vaccines donated by the American people have arrived in The Gambia. On July 20, 151,200 doses of Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 single-shot vaccine donated by the United States government arrived in The Gambia, the first tranche in an initial donation of over 304,000 doses. This single-dose vaccine has proven highly effective in preventing serious illness from the COVID-19 virus. We are pleased to partner with the African Union, COVAX, WHO, and UNIC (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: UAE Royal Reselling Vaccine for More Than Double the Price
[Namibian] AT the time the United States and European countries had banned or limited the export of vaccines against the coronavirus to first deal with the pandemic at home, Russia was willing to share its Sputnik V with countries in need. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump called crowd gathered before Jan. 6 riot 'loving'
Former President Trump in the months after the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Watch the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the US and Around the World
Here is the list of broadcasting networks for each country by continent. NBC Universal has paid to broadcast for the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump says he wanted supporters to go near Capitol, but not inside
Trump sought to deflect the blame he received for encouraging supporters to march on the US Capitol on January 6, which led to a riot. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama Are Publishing a Book
Renegades: Born in the USA chronicles the pair’s podcast conversations “about work, about family, and about America,” says Obama (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At 98 and facing cancer, Bob Dole reckons with legacy of Trump and ponders future of GOP
"I'm a Trumper," said Dole, the only former GOP presidential nominee to attend Trump's convention in 2016. But he added, "I'm sort of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen Announce Co-Authored Book ‘Renegades: Born in the U.S.A.’
Collection will be released globally on October 26th (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We Can Prevent the Bankruptcy of the Sacred – Dare we Try?
Religious leaders. Credit: UN Photo/Rick BajornasBy Azza KaramNEW YORK, Jul 22 2021 (IPS) The UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) came to a conclusion on July 15th. Another HLPF, another series of declaration, and commitments and concerns articulated by governments. All of which are besieged by the combined pandemics of institutional and systemic failures, increasing violence, global warming which has already led to the deaths of species and humans, and of course, Covid-19 and the utter shame of only the rich getting vaccinated. And the results of this High Level Political Forum? Not the dramatic changes that our plane...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Azza Karam Tags: COVID-19 Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Evaluating adult decision-making modifiers in support of youth contact sports participation - Memmini AK, Van Pelt KL, Wicklund AH, Breedlove KM, Broglio SP.
CONTEXT: Nearly 44 million youth participate in organized youth sports programs in the United States (US). However, approximately 25% of parents have considered removing their children from sports due to fear of concussion. OBJECTIVE: To determine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biden Predicts F.D.A. Will Give Final Vaccine Approval by the Fall
The president also defended his opposition to eliminating the Senate filibuster, even though it is being used to block voting rights legislation he has championed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jim Tankersley Tags: Biden, Joseph R Jr Vaccination and Immunization United States Economy American Jobs Plan (2021) United States Politics and Government Infrastructure (Public Works) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Lemon, Don Cincinnati (Ohio) Source Type: news

Higher levels of omega-3 acids in the blood increases life expectancy by almost five years
(IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute)) Researchers have found that omega-3 levels in blood erythrocytes are very good mortality risk predictors. The study used data from a long-term study group, the Framingham Offspring Cohort, which has been monitoring residents of this Massachusetts town, in the United States, since 1971 and concludes that " Having higher levels of these acids in the blood, as a result of regularly including oily fish in the diet, increases life expectancy by almost five years " , (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DOJ restricts contact with White House, a sharp pivot from Trump administration
Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a directive restricting Justice Department contact with the White House to prevent political... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UPDATE: Cleaner air expected in Va. on Thursday after wildfire smoke triggered a health alert
Smoke from wildfires burning across central Canada and the western United States is casting a hazy, potentially harmful pall over Virginia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top general responds to reports he feared Trump would use military after losing election
The nation's top general on Wednesday responded to reports he feared former President Donald Trump would use the military after losing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Milley pressed on claims he was concerned Trump would attempt coup
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said Wednesday he wouldn't comment on a recent book excerpt alleging he and other top... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pentagon chief defends Milley after Trump book criticism
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday said he had “tremendous faith and confidence” in Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifesaving help needed for Venezuela cancer patients hit by US sanctions
Independent UN rights experts on Wednesday warned that hundreds of Venezuelan cancer patients could die because they have been caught up in the excessively strict application of United States sanctions aimed at Venezuela and the state-owned oil company, Petroleum of Venezuela. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on Nationwide Opioid Settlement Agreement
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 21, 2021 - Johnson & Johnson and its U.S.-based Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies today announced the finalization of a nationwide settlement agreement to resolve opioid-related claims and litigation by states, cities, counties, and other subdivisions in the United States. As previously announced, the Company will contribute up to $5 billion to the settlement, depending on the number of state and local governments that elect to opt into the agreement over the next several months. "We recognize the opioid crisis is a tremendously complex public health issue, and we have deep sympathy for ev...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2019 to 2020 Saw 1.5-Year Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy at Birth
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- From 2019 to 2020, there was a 1.5-year decline in life expectancy at birth in the United States, according to a July Vital Statistics Rapid Release report, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID Drove Biggest Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Since World War II
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Exactly how deadly has the coronavirus pandemic been in the United States? New research confirms it has had a big hand in slashing life expectancy by a year and a half. That's the lowest level of life expectancy since... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S., China inching closer to all-out cyberwar as Joe Biden is pushed to act in the face of the growing threat
(Natural News) China has been hacking and attacking American corporations and the defense industry for a decade at least, and subsequent administrations, with the exception of the last one, have allowed Beijing a free pass. Donald Trump made it clear from the outset that the U.S. relationship with China wasn’t going to be status quo: Beijing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news