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  • How Federal Restrictions Force Pilots To Hide Mental Illness
    The Federal Aviation Administration’s strict rules on pilot mental health cause many to keep depression and anxiety a secret, out of fear of losing their jobs. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-27
  • Dangerous Delta COVID-19 Variant Infecting Vaccinated Adults In Israel
    The World Health Organization is recommending that everyone, even the fully vaccinated, continue to wear masks because of the highly transmissible variant. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-25
  • New Study Suggests Yet Another Health Benefit Of Drinking Coffee
    If you love your daily java habit, listen up. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-24
  • 153 Houston Hospital Employees Resign Or Fired Over Refusal To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
    Earlier this month, a federal judge threw out the lawsuit filed by 117 employees over the requirement. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-23
  • The Only Person Not Killed Or Hospitalized In This COVID Outbreak Was Vaccinated
    A deadly outbreak in Manatee County, Florida, offers a cautionary tale. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-22
  • White House: 70% Of Americans 30 Or Older Have Received Coronavirus Vaccine
    Tuesday's announcement comes as health officials across the nation are urging young Americans to get vaccinated as new coronavirus variants spread. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-22
  • Joe Biden Celebrates Obamacare Ruling With A Blast From The Past
    It's the return of the BFD. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-17
  • 33 Incredibly Easy Ways To Get Healthier Hair
    Warning: these tips may increase the amount of hair flips you do each day. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-17
  • Obamacare Survives Again, Supreme Court Rejects Latest GOP Lawsuit
    The decision saves insurance for 31 million and Affordable Care Act protections for preexisting conditions. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-06-17
  • The Big Biden Policy Idea That Nobody (Not Even Joe Biden) Is Discussing
    It could mean health insurance for 4 million low-income Americans, but somebody needs to demand that it happen. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-05-02
  • Indian Court To Punish Government Officials Who Fail To Deliver COVID-19 Medical Aid
    Hospitals in India are struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen as coronavirus cases and deaths in the country surge. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-05-02
  • CDC Says Some Vaccine Reactions Were Caused By Anxiety
    Dozens of cases of short-term symptoms like fainting and dizziness were stress-related, not due to problems with the shots, health officials say. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-05-01
  • India Hospital Fire Kills 18 Coronavirus Patients As Daily New Infections Hit 400,000
    The country continues to grapple with the worst outbreak yet. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-05-01
  • California Considering Letting Adults Add Parents To Health Plans
    The proposal is aimed at increasing insurance coverage among low-income people living in the country illegally who aren’t eligible for government-funded coverage. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-04-28
  • India Death Toll From COVID-19 Tops 200,000 As Devastating Surge Overwhelms Health System
    The country also reported 362,757 new infections, a new global record, which raised the overall total past 17.9 million. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2021-04-28
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Here’s why you should care about the coronavirus lab leak theory
    Understanding the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is a linchpin for future pandemic prevention. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-06-10
  • Just when they’re needed most, Iran’s doctors are leaving in droves
    Hit by pandemic exhaustion and plummeting incomes, Iran's healthcare professionals are emigrating in big numbers when the country can least afford it. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-05-23
  • El Salvador’s millennial president is a man with one vision: Power
    With his carefully crafted social media presence and populist politics, Nayib Bukele has become one of the most popular politicians on Earth. Now just one question remains: What does he want? ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-05-16
  • Column: Will Biden’s ‘build back better’ take care of the baby bust too?
    Only about 3.6 million babies were born in 2020, down from about 3.75 million in 2019. The birth rate in the U.S. hasn't been this low since 1979. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-05-07
  • Studies of hospital workers suggest COVID-19 vaccines really do prevent coronavirus infections
    Two studies of hospital workers bolster the case that COVID-19 vaccines really do reduce the risk of a coronavirus infection. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-05-06
  • Scientists scramble to see why, in rare cases, even the vaccinated can get COVID-19
    Health experts expected some vaccinated people to contract COVID-19. But more research is needed on exactly why it is happening now, in small numbers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-05-03
  • Vaccine companies and the U.S. government snubbed WHO initiative to scale up global manufacturing
    Last year the World Health Organization launched a program that aimed to scale up production of COVID-19 vaccines in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Pfizer and Moderna refused to participate. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-04-30
  • Free food and tickets: How China’s trying to boost lagging vaccination rates
    While China pushes a complacent population toward vaccination, a health official's suggestion to mix vaccines broaches sensitive political territory. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-04-16
  • ‘You just don’t think it will happen to you.’ Border Patrol agent delayed vaccination, got COVID-19
    Amid a new push to vaccinate Homeland Security employees, the wife of a hospitalized Border Patrol agent urges others not to delay COVID-19 shots. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-04-12
  • Republicans call the COVID-19 relief bill a ‘liberal wish list.’ Democrats are owning that
    The COVID-19 relief bill includes provisions Democrats have long sought on issues including health insurance premiums, child care and pensions. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-03-09
  • Right-wing Idaho activists burn masks, claiming COVID restrictions infringe on liberties
    Protesters who burned masks in cities around Idaho on Saturday said that health safeguards violate their constitutional rights. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-03-06
  • Doctors tally COVID-19’s toll on hospitalized patients: ‘It’s costly and it’s deadly’
    A widespread study of nearly 200,000 U.S. adults hospitalized with COVID-19 found that the oldest patients were 19 times more likely to die than the youngest patients. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-03-05
  • One more humiliation for the accused and killed: leased graves that expire
    The remains of thousands killed in the Philippines' war on drugs could be tossed in pits as families struggle to pay for burial sites amid a pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-03-03
  • McManus: The dumbest thing Ted Cruz said last week. Hint: It wasn’t about his Mexico trip
    In criticizing Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra for not being a doctor, Cruz betrayed his ignorance about the kind of Cabinet we need. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-28
  • How a Guatemalan asylum seeker who may lose both hands to Texas frostbite tests Biden’s immigration policy
    A hospital said an immigrant's hands may be amputated after he was found in the winter storm. Border Patrol told him he'd be sent back home, but he is now expected to stay in the U.S. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2021-02-26