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  • 12 Therapist-Backed Tips For Overcoming Exercise Anxiety
    Yes, working out can improve mental health, but what about when fitness is causing the stress? Here's some advice. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Father And Sons Charged After Allegedly Selling ‘Miracle’ Bleach COVID-19 Cure
    Miracle Mineral Solution, sold by Genesis II Church of Health and Healing in Florida, has been linked to illness and even death, authorities said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-08
  • Trump’s Tulsa Rally ‘Likely’ Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official
    Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said the president's campaign rally last month “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-08
  • Supreme Court Rules Religious Employers May Deny Birth Control Coverage
    The case concerns Obamacare's birth control mandate, which requires most private health insurance plans to cover contraceptives without a copay. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-08
  • COVID Fear Is Keeping Chronically Ill People From Getting Medical Care
    People with diseases that require ongoing care risk getting sicker because of worries about COVID-19 infections. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-08
  • Experimental Drug Treatment May Have Rid Man Of HIV, Doctors Say
    An AIDS specialist emphasized it's too early to speculate on a cure, but nonetheless praised the "exciting" development. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • Hospitals Approaching Capacity As Miami Closes Restaurants
    Hospitalizations across the state have been ticking upward, with nearly 1,700 patients admitted in the past seven days. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Scientists Demand Urgency On Airborne Spread Of Coronavirus
    A group of scientists is urging the World Health Organization to take the threat of airborne transmission of the coronavirus more seriously. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Houston Hospitals Getting Crushed By COVID-19 Explosion, Mayor Says
    "We were opening too quickly, too fast," Mayor Sylvester Turner said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • How To Tell If Your Relationship With Exercise Is Actually Toxic
    Unhealthy workout habits and viewpoints are more common than you think. These questions will help you examine your own behavior. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Introducing ‘Don’t Sweat It,’ A Guide On Improving Your Fitness Relationship
    We'll explore how we've been conditioned to hate exercise and how to change our outlook on workouts so they benefit our mental health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Florida Coronavirus Cases Spike To New Daily Record
    Florida's coronavirus cases rose by a record 11,458 on Saturday, the state’s health department said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-04
  • Chrissy Teigen Slams American Airlines: They Don’t Care ‘If You Get Sick And Die’
    The airline lifted its capacity from 85% to 100% as of July 1 and also got criticized by CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield and Dr. Anthony Fauci earlier this week. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-03
  • Our Public Health System Was Already Weak and Underfunded. Then, Coronavirus Hit.
    An investigation revealed that the U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources necessary to confront the worst health crisis in a century. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • This Is What Racial Trauma Does To The Body And Brain
    Racism, injustice and brutality — experienced directly and indirectly — can have a lasting effect on a person's mental health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • 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
  • WHO warns the coronavirus is ‘getting worse,’ continues to accelerate
    "The virus thrives on division but is thwarted when we unite," said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-09
  • Pharma industry balancing accessibility and intellectual property rights in coronavirus vaccine race
    The World Health Organization this week said 21 candidate vaccines are in clinical trials at the moment, meaning they are being tested on human volunteers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-09
  • Coronavirus live updates: California ramps up hospital capacity as cases surge
    The coronavirus has now killed at least 131,666 people in the U.S. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-08
  • White House begins the process of withdrawing from the World Health Organization
    The notice to the U.N. was the first step in a yearlong process that will rely on several factors outside of Trump's control, including cooperation from Congress and the president's Trump's own reelection in November, neither of which are assured. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-07
  • Texas says new coronavirus cases jumped by more than 10,000 for the first time
    Texas reported more than 10,000 additional Covid-19 cases Tuesday, a record-breaking daily surge in cases as the state responds to a growing outbreak and an increase in hospitalizations. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-07
  • China told citizens to buy stocks, boosting market — ‘We have the Fed…China has its state media’
    China's state media fed an exuberant stock market some extra fuel with a report that said look forward to a "healthy bull market." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci says the average age of U.S. coronavirus patients has dropped by 15 years as Sun Belt states gets hit
    The average age of new coronavirus patients has dropped by roughly 15 years compared with only a few months ago, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Asia stocks trade mixed as WHO reports all-time high in coronavirus cases
    The World Health Organization (WHO) reported over the weekend a record high number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-05
  • World Health Organization reports new coronavirus cases reach all-time high
    The number of new Covid-19 cases has reached a new high at 212,326 cases in 24 hours, according to a July 4 report from the World Health Organization. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-04
  • Moderna stock falls by as much as 9.4% after report says late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial delayed
    The company is making changes to its trial plan, which has pushed back the expected start date, according to health-care publication STAT News. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-02
  • Novartis pays $729 million to settle U.S. kickback charges
    Novartis agreed to pay more than $729 million to settle U.S. government charges it paid illegal kickbacks to doctors and patients to boost drug sales, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-02
  • Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech shows positive results
    An experimental Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the drug giant Pfizer and the biotech firm BioNTech spurred immune responses in healthy patients, but also caused fever and other side effects, especially at higher doses, STAT News reports. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-07-01
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci says new virus in China has traits of 2009 swine flu and 1918 pandemic flu
    The virus, which scientists are calling "G4 EA H1N1," has not yet been shown to infect humans but it is exhibiting "reassortment capabilities," Dr. Anthony Fauci told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee during a hearing Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-06-30
  • Coronavirus live updates: Fauci, other top health officials to testify before lawmakers
    The coronavirus has infected more than 10.3 million people around the world as of Tuesday, killing at least 505,518 people. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-06-30
  • 2021 Geneva auto show canceled due to coronavirus pandemic; organizers selling event
    The problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic add to uncertain times for global auto shows, many of which were struggling to retain their prominence prior to the global health crisis. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-06-29
  • COVID-19 and blood type: What’s the link?
    Scientists are finding evidence that blood type may be a risk factor for COVID-19. In one study, people with Type A blood were more likely to be hospitalized. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-09
  • As COVID-19 patients fill beds, many hospitals choose not to cancel nonemergency surgeries
    Unlike earlier in the year, most hospitals are not proactively canceling elective surgeries, even in some places seeing spikes in coronavirus patients. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-09
  • A nurse’s plea: ‘Please tell me my life is worth a LITTLE of your discomfort?’
    To healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, encountering people who indignantly refuse face coverings can feel like a slap in the face. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-08
  • Coronavirus crisis disrupts treatment for another epidemic: Addiction
    Drug rehabs across the U.S. have experienced coronavirus flare-ups or COVID-19-related financial problems, forcing them to close or limit operations. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-06
  • Trump’s views — bleak about the U.S., rosy about coronavirus — put Republicans on the spot
    GOP lawmakers, Trump surrogates tread carefully on president's inflammatory remarks over the Fourth of July weekend, denounced by Democrats. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-05
  • Coronavirus spikes in Texas: This hospital has quadrupled capacity yet is almost full
    This Houston hospital tried to prepare for the second wave of COVID-19, but was already 80% full this week as a nurse and doctor fell ill. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-03
  • The killing of 26 people at a drug rehab center in Mexico thought to be part of a gang war
    Authorities suspect the assault was part of a fierce turf battle that has transformed industrial Guanajuato into one of Mexico's deadliest states. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-02
  • It’s not just coronavirus: America repeatedly fails at public health
    Why has the U.S. done so much worse than Europe in controlling the coronavirus? Preferring medical miracles, Americans reject simple public health steps. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-02
  • As coronavirus cases soar, Trump continues cheerleading for reopening the economy
    Hospitals in Texas and Arizona are straining, and caseloads are soaring nationwide, but Trump continues to downplay the coronavirus and advocate reopening. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-02
  • How secret deals could keep a COVID-19 drug out of reach for millions
    Activists say Gilead Sciences has signed agreements that could prevent the antiviral drug remdesivir from reaching dozens of hard-hit countries. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-07-01
  • AIDS activists feel sense of déjà-vu as they watch the coronavirus policy battle unfold
    A coalition of activists, frontline workers and public health professionals from the AIDS era are disturbed to see history repeat itself with COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-06-28
  • The list of who’s most at risk for severe cases of COVID-19 just got longer, CDC says
    The older you are, the greater your risk for a severe case of COVID-19, the CDC says as it expands its list of risky underlying health conditions. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-06-26
  • Trump to announce new visa restrictions on immigrant workers but exempt agriculture, food service, health
    President Trump is set to expand restrictions on U.S. visas to target temporary workers from tech to seasonal construction, but include broad carve-outs. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-06-22
  • She’s a nurse with DACA protections. The coronavirus pandemic was a call to duty
    At least 27,000 DACA recipients work in health care, many of them on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-06-18
  • Honduras says its president has been hospitalized with COVID-19. Many don’t believe it
    President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras is a polarizing figure who has been named in a U.S. drug trafficking case. He says he has the coronavirus. Some don't believe him. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-06-18