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  • Trump Jabs At Kanye’s Mental Health In Interview
    Former President Donald Trump called Kanye West's tendencies "loony." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-10-09
  • 5 New Things We Learned About COVID In September 2021
    Who actually qualifies for a booster? How much greater is your risk of being hospitalized with the delta variant? Here's the latest. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-10-01
  • COVID Is Killing Rural Americans At Twice The Rate Of Urban Residents
    "We turned rural communities into kill boxes," the head of the National Rural Health Association said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-10-01
  • Fauci Sees Pfizer Vaccine Approval For Young Kids By End Of October
    Pfizer and BioNTech plan to seek Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine in kids ages 5 to 11. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-29
  • Missouri Medical Center To Issue Staff Panic Buttons Following Uptick In Attacks By Patients
    Patient assaults on health care workers at a Branson hospital have tripled over the last year. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-28
  • U.S. Has Enough COVID-19 Vaccines For Boosters And Kids’ Shots
    With over 40 million doses of vaccines available, health officials said they’re confident there will be enough for every American who qualifies. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-26
  • Draco Malfoy Actor Tom Felton Collapses At Ryder Cup Celebrity Golf Match In Wisconsin
    The English actor, known for his "Harry Potter" film role, was taken to a hospital for treatment. A friend later reported he was OK. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-24
  • Michael K. Williams’ Death Was Accidental: Autopsy
    The actor died of acute drug intoxication New York City’s medical examiner said on Friday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-24
  • Supreme Court To Hear Major Mississippi Abortion Case On Dec. 1
    Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-20
  • Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11
    The drugmaker said it will seek emergency use authorization for this age group in the U.S. by the end of the month. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-20
  • American Samoa Reports Its First Case Of COVID-19
    The U.S. territory's first case was of a resident who returned from Hawaii this week, said health officials. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-09-18
  • 14 Portable Morgues Heading To Central Florida Hospitals Amid ‘Unprecedented Deaths’
    After overwhelming numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitals are running out of room for bodies. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-08-29
  • Arkansas Runs Out Of Intensive Care Beds For COVID Patients
    The state currently ranks fifth in the country for new cases per capita -- and only 40 percent of citizens are fully vaccinated, ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-08-24
  • Unvaccinated People Are 29 Times As Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19: CDC
    “Please, do not underestimate the risk of serious consequences of this virus,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky urged. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-08-24
  • Unvaccinated Man Hospitalized With COVID-19 Still Refuses To Get The Vaccine
    "Don’t shove it down my throat," Scott Roe told CBS News from his hospital bed. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-07-23
  • Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases, major challenges remain
    Canada officially racked up 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday and although the outbreak is slowing, health experts said major challenges remain. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Iran’s death toll from coronavirus outbreak approaches 10,000
    Iran is approaching 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak in the country, according to official figures from the Ministry of Health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Mexico enlists F1 racetrack, military barracks to fight coronavirus
    Mexico has repurposed a Formula One racetrack, converted a huge convention center and put hundreds of beds into military barracks to create new hospital space to ease the strain on its health system in the mounting coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London to pay for ‘shameful’ Atlantic slave trade role
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its "shameful" role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and pledged to fund opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Russian war veterans quarantined before watching parade with Putin, says Kremlin
    Russian war veterans due to join President Vladimir Putin to review a June 24 military parade on Red Square are being quarantined at health resorts beforehand to protect their own health and that of others, the Kremlin said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Health officials praise Laos after coronavirus-free declaration
    International health organizations on Thursday praised Laos' early response and countrywide networks for containing the novel coronavirus after the Southeast Asian nation declared itself free of the virus earlier this month. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • As Mexico focuses on coronavirus, drug gang violence rises
    The coronavirus is threatening to hamstring Mexico's fight against some of its most vicious drug gangs, as police and officials fall sick, security forces are diverted to guard medical centers and military barracks are converted to COVID-19 clinics. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico’s drug gang conflict
    Mexico has been blighted by rising violence during its so-called 'War on Drugs' that began in 2006 during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon, who sent in armed forces to tackle the increasingly powerful drug cartels. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico’s drug gang conflict
    Mexico has been blighted by rising violence during its so-called 'War on Drugs' that began in 2006 during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon, who sent in armed forces to tackle the increasingly powerful drug cartels. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Hong Kong’s Disneyland reopens after five-month coronavirus break
    Hong Kong's loss-making Disneyland theme park reopened on Thursday to a limited number of local visitors and with enhanced health measures after the coronavirus outbreak forced it to close in late January. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London to pay for its ‘shameful’ sins in Atlantic slave trade
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its "shameful" role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed to fund charities and organisations promoting opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Kazakhstan to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as outbreak worsens
    Kazakhstan will close shopping malls, markets and parks in major cities on June 20-21 and make additional hospital beds available for COVID-19 patients, the Central Asian nation's government said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London apologises for ‘shameful’ role in Atlantic slave trade
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed to fund charities and organisations promoting opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • China reports 28 new coronavirus cases in mainland
    China reported 28 new coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-June 17, 21 of which were in the capital of Beijing, the country's health commission said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • Beijing reports 21 new COVID-19 cases in city as of June 17
    Beijing confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases as of June 17, China's health authority said on Thursday, down from 31 a day earlier. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • ‘A historic moment’: Why a malaria vaccine in Africa will reignite the fight against disease
    Policymakers and health experts have welcomed the WHO's authorization of the first ever malaria vaccine, which could be rolled out in sub-Saharan Africa by the end of 2022. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert shares the 5 foods she eats every day to sharpen her memory and focus
    A daily diet of colorful fruits and vegetables can help make your brain strong, sharper and smarter, studies show. Here's what a Harvard nutritional psychiatrist eats to strengthen her memory, focus and overall health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • Google and DeepMind face lawsuit over deal with Britain’s National Health Service
    Google and DeepMind are facing legal action for the way in which they obtained and processed over a million patient health records without consent in the U.K.  ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-10-01
  • Britain’s ‘petrol panic’ could force car-reliant doctors to live in hotels
    Doctors and healthcare workers in the U.K. could be put up in hotels to ensure they can get to work, as Britain's gasoline crisis continues. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-09-30
  • Ex-Theranos lab director testified that company cared more about ‘fundraising than patient care’
    Adam Rosendorff, a former Theranos employee, testified on Friday that he quit the blood-testing start-up after initially thinking it would be the next Apple. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-09-24
  • Afghanistan’s health-care system is ‘on the brink of collapse,’ WHO warns
    A lack of funding has left thousands of health facilities struggling to buy medical supplies and pay their staff, said the World Health Organization. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-09-24
  • ‘We are all kind of scared’: After president takes over all of government, Tunisians wonder what’s next
    The developments represent the biggest challenge to Tunisia's democracy since it was forged in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring protests. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-07-28
  • Big changes are coming to your iPhone this fall — here’s how you can test them out now
    Apple released the public beta for iOS 15 on Wednesday. It will have bugs, so users should be careful when installing it on any critical device. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-06-30
  • From boiler engineer to power company boss: How this CEO aims to put sustainability first
    John Ng started his career as a boiler engineer more than 35 years ago and is now CEO of power company YTL PowerSeraya, based in Singapore. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-05-24
  • Here’s where to sit in the office to make you more productive
    With more offices re-opening as public health restrictions ease, experts offer tips on choosing the right place to sit to help you be more productive. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-05-24
  • No turning back for these ‘slashies’ who gave up stable jobs to take on multiple careers
    A "slashie" is someone who pursues multiple careers in lieu of holding a traditional full-time job, and more people appear to be choosing this path. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-05-02
  • The best companies to work for in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, according to LinkedIn
    Firms that adapted to the pandemic while offering staff opportunities to advance their careers ranked top among LinkedIn's best places to work in Southeast Asia. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-04-30
  • Careem says restaurants got the ‘short end of the stick,’ cuts commission for food delivery
    Careem this week announced that it will be charging restaurants a fixed monthly fee to be listed on their app, instead of a percentage-based commission. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-02-04
  • Shiseido to sell personal-care business to CVC in $1.5 billion deal
    Shiseido is selling its personal-care business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth $1.5 billion. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-02-03
  • Minnesota confirms first known U.S. case of more contagious Covid variant originally found in Brazil
    The patient with the Brazil variant is a resident of the Twin Cities metro area who recently traveled to Brazil, according to state health officials. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2021-01-25
  • Former President Clinton expects to be discharged from Orange County hospital on Sunday
    Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after feeling fatigued. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-16
  • FDA panel endorses a booster shot for J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine
    U.S. health advisors unanimously endorsed Johnson & Johnson's request to offer a second dose to its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-15
  • Former President Clinton recovering from an infection, remains hospitalized in Orange County
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is with the 42nd president of the United States at UC Irvine Medical Center, sources confirmed. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-14
  • For these young people in privileged parts of the world, the pandemic was an opportunity
    The pandemic pushed the world's poor into direr straits, but for some young people it launched careers and improved chances for wealth. The diverging fates of young adults point to the increased inequalities the pandemic has revealed in a world facing dramatic change. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-11
  • Biden administration is expected to enter a new security agreement with Mexico
    The Biden administration's anticipated arrangement with Mexico would tackle the most violent drug cartels and migrant smugglers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-07
  • Merck says its experimental pill cuts COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths by half
    Drugmaker Merck says its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-10-01
  • Appellate court allows Biden administration to keep expelling families under health law for now
    A lower court had given the Biden administration until Thursday to halt its use of Title 42 to expel migrants meanwhile the lawsuit proceeded. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-30
  • Podcast: Author Min Jin Lee on casual racism and finding truth
    Novelist Min Jin Lee discusses leaving her legal career, expressing Asian pride at a time of hate crimes, dealing with people whose stances you dislike and working to change the world, five minutes at a time. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-27
  • Big gap between Pfizer, Moderna vaccines seen for preventing COVID hospitalizations
    Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine does a significantly better job of preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations compared with Pfizer's shot. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-17
  • Taliban calls protests ‘illegal,’ names caretaker Cabinet dominated by old guard
    New interim Prime Minister Mullah Hasan Akhund led the government when the Taliban ruled from 1996-2001. All the new officials appear to be Taliban. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-07
  • COVID-19 affects college football powerhouses and their fans
    COVID-19 still complicates college football game day, nowhere more than in the South, where vaccination rates lag and hospitalizations have spiked. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-04
  • COVID-19 surges in unvaccinated communities are sending more kids to the hospital
    The number of kids being hospitalized with COVID-19 raced up the charts in midsummer, especially in places with low vaccination rates. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-04
  • Migrants? Unvaccinated people? Who’s fueling a COVID-19 surge on the border?
    COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased across the Rio Grande Valley this summer, leaving hospitals unable to hire nurses fast enough. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-09-01
  • The Taliban says it wants to ban drugs in Afghanistan. Here’s why it can’t
    Decades of war and poverty have driven Afghan farmers to grow poppy to earn steady income. The Taliban's return to power does little to change that. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-08-29
  • Among the unvaccinated, Delta variant more than doubles risk of hospitalization
    Among unvaccinated COVID-19 patients, infection with the Delta variant doubles the risk of needing hospital treatment, a study finds. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-08-28