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  • Meghan McCain Puts Her Foot In It With Jaw-Dropping COVID-19 Vaccine Take
    “The fact that I, Meghan McCain, co-host of The View, don’t know when or how I will be able to get a vaccine because the rollout for my age range and my health is so nebulous," she griped on Monday's show. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-22
  • 2 Women Busted For Disguising Themselves As ‘Grannies’ To Jump COVID-19 Vaccine Line
    The women dressed up in bonnets, gloves and glasses but were foiled before receiving their second coronavirus shots, a Florida health official said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-19
  • Is Protein Powder Bad For You? Nutritionists Weigh In.
    Here's the scoop on whether the supplement you're adding to your smoothies and shakes is actually good for your health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-19
  • U.S. Life Expectancy Drops A Year In Pandemic, Most Since WWII
    Health experts say it shows the profound impact of COVID-19, not just on deaths directly due to infection but also from heart disease, cancer and other conditions. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-18
  • Health Officials Rush To Respond As Ebola Re-Emerges In Africa
    Guinea has so far recorded up to 10 suspected cases of Ebola and five deaths. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-17
  • Cuomo Faces Intensifying Accusations Of Covering Up COVID-19 Nursing Home Death Toll
    The Cuomo administration for months dramatically underreported the number of COVID-19 deaths in New York among long-term care residents. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-13
  • California Puts People With Disabilities Back On COVID-19 Vaccine Priority List
    After disability advocates pushed, people with health conditions that put them at high risk for severe cases of the coronavirus will soon be eligible for vaccines. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-12
  • Biden Scraps Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements
    The policy resulted in major coverage losses in the one state that implemented it. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-12
  • Maine Hospital Brought Anti-Union Consultants From Out Of State And Vaccinated Them
    The nurses union and the governor called the decision an insult to front-line workers and residents waiting for shots. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-10
  • Why Sitting Down All Day Isn’t As Bad For Your Health As You Fear
    Many experts like to say that "sitting is the new smoking," but a desk job isn't going to kill you. Here's what really matters. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-10
  • What 4 Cardiologists Eat In A Day For A Healthy Heart
    These experts share their personal diets and how they approach nutrition with their patients to try to prevent heart disease. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-10
  • 7 Heart-Healthy Activities That Have Nothing To Do With Traditional Cardio
    You don't need to run, cycle or sweat excessively. Here's how to improve your heart health without forcing your exercise. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-09
  • Here’s Why Some Health Care Workers Don’t Want The COVID-19 Vaccine
    Hesitant health care workers aren't conspiracy theorists. Their reasons are complicated, and it doesn't mean the vaccine is unsafe. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-07
  • Jill Biden To Parents Struggling Amid The Pandemic: ‘You’re Not Failing. You’re Strong.’
    In an interview with Parents magazine, the first lady brought up her own challenges balancing a teaching career with political service. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-04
  • Signs Your Anxiety Over Avoiding People Is Turning Into Something Worse
    Here's how avoiding others as COVID-19 spreads can become a bigger mental health problem and how to address it. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-02-02
  • 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
  • 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
  • Britain’s coronavirus vaccine approval could ‘set the pace for the rest of the world’
    The U.K. government announced Wednesday it had accepted a recommendation from the country's independent drug regulator to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-12-02
  • Roche’s coronavirus antibody test gets emergency use authorization from the U.S.
    Roche has received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new test that measures levels of Covid-19 antibodies. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-12-02
  • CDC panel says health workers, nursing homes will get Covid vaccine first
    A CDC panel voted 13-1 to give health workers and long-term care facility residents the first Covid-19 vaccine doses once it's cleared for public use. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-12-01
  • Moderna says new data shows Covid vaccine is more than 94% effective, plans to ask FDA for emergency clearance later Monday
    Moderna is the second drugmaker to seek emergency use from the FDA after Pfizer applied for the same authorization on Nov. 20. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-30
  • Jason Momoa was ‘completely’ in debt after ‘Game of Thrones’: ‘We were starving’
    Jason Momoa's career has been a slow burn. After his character was killed off "Game of Thrones" in season one, the actor was "completely in debt." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-27
  • Covid mutations do not appear to be helping the virus spread more rapidly, study says
    It comes as drugmakers and research centers scramble to deliver a safe and effective vaccine to help bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • With more childcare and domestic work, the pandemic poses a ‘real danger’ to women’s progress, UN finds
    Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, women have been bearing the brunt of extra childcare duties and unpaid domestic work, a study by the UN has found.  ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; JD Health aims to raise more than $3 billion in Hong Kong listing
    Investor reaction to minutes from the Fed's meeting earlier this month was watched. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • The CDC is expected to shorten Covid quarantine time, something most everyone seems to agree on
    "I mean, frankly we probably should have done this sooner," Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner, told CNBC. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • With Yellen in line to lead Treasury, here are other economic posts Biden transition team could name next week
    With Janet Yellen in line for Treasury secretary, Biden must now round out a team tasked with nursing the U.S. economy back to health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Covid cases are exploding across U.S. and Thanksgiving could be an ‘accelerator event’
    "I'm not scared for the day itself, but for what's going to happen, two, three, and four weeks later," Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician in Rhode Island, said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Health care is going digital and that could make it ‘almost free,’ says tech investor Tim Draper
    In future, artificial intelligence will help to diagnose patients and develop the medicine required at "very low costs," says venture capitalist Tim Draper. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Meena Harris has a personal brand. Some fear she’s profiting from her Aunt Kamala’s office
    The White House and others fear scrutiny over the personal branding efforts of the vice president's niece, which have grown with Kamala Harris' career. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-11
  • Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab, WHO team says
    A World Health Organization team exploring the origins of the coronavirus concludes that it's more likely to have jumped to humans from an animal. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-09
  • South Africa’s coronavirus strain upends country’s vaccination plans
    A poor showing by a COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford University prompted South African health officials to shelve plans to inoculate health workers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-07
  • In Mexico, as COVID-19 cases mount, vaccine rollout stalls and despair grows
    'It feels like a horror film that never ends,' says a healthcare worker in Mexico, where hospitals are overflowing and oxygen tanks for the ill are scarce. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-07
  • Decades later, infamous Tuskegee syphilis study stirs wariness in Black community over COVID-19 vaccine
    This racist history in rural Alabama has had lasting implications on how Africans Americans view healthcare in America. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-05
  • ‘We open, people die; we close, people die.’ COVID surge leaves Lebanon with no good options
    Faced with multiple crises, Lebanon teeters between a healthcare collapse and economic oblivion. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-05
  • With a coup, Myanmar’s military upended its comfortable status quo. Why?
    Myanmar's military already held vast economic and political power. Now it has to govern a country grappling with health and economic crises. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-02
  • Biden becomes the 46th president, vowing to heal and unite a nation in crisis
    After half a century as a senator and vice president, Biden assumes the presidency at a time when the country faces health, economic and societal crises. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-20
  • U.S. rebukes Mexico for releasing evidence in drug case against former defense minister
    The U.S. Department of Justice said Mexico violated a treaty by releasing evidence the U.S. collected in a drug case against a former Mexican defense minister. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-16
  • How the new COVID-19 vaccine rules could help the pandemic end sooner
    Health officials set aside carefully considered plans for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and made the shots widely available. That may hasten the pandemic's end. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-16
  • Mexican president accuses U.S. of fabricating drug case against ex-defense chief
    Mexico's president accuses the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug allegations against ex-defense chief Salvador Cienfuegos. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-15
  • Some workers don’t want a COVID-19 vaccine. Can their bosses make them get it anyway?
    Many teachers, grocers and even some hospital employees are wary of the COVID-19 vaccine and don't want it. The question of mandatory vaccine requirements by employers is complicated. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-15
  • Mexico exonerates ex-defense chief implicated in scrapped U.S. drug prosecution
    Critics say decision contradicts Mexican President Lopez Obrador's stated crusade against corruption, impunity ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-15
  • Biden chooses veteran diplomat William Burns as his CIA director
    William Burns, chosen by Biden to head the CIA, built a 33-year career at the State Department under both Republican and Democratic presidents. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-11
  • The president of Honduras was supposed to be a drug war ally. U.S. prosecutors say he helped move cocaine
    U.S. prosecutors have filed motions claiming Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez helped move cocaine and said he wanted to "shove the drugs right up the noses of the gringos." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-01-09