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  • My Smile Is Medically Necessary. It’s Time For The Federal Government To Realize This.
    The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act would end coverage denials for treating birth anomalies, improving access to needed care for people with facial differences. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Erin Burnett Confronts Trump Campaign Spox To His Face: ‘You Don’t Have A Plan’
    "If there was a plan, we would have seen it by now," the CNN anchor told Tim Murtaugh of the president's as-yet-unreleased health care proposals. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • How To Create A Morning Routine That Reduces Anxiety And Stress
    The self-care rituals you practice in the morning can improve your mental health for the rest of the day. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • Eldercare And COVID: How To Help Seniors And The People Who Care For Them
    Join HuffPost reporters and a leading labor organizer for a Q&A on the healthcare crisis for seniors and caregivers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • CDC Director: Masks Are ‘The Most Important, Powerful Public Health Tool We Have’
    Robert Redfield speculated that masks may even be more effective than a COVID-19 vaccine, particularly for people who don't respond to a vaccine. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • Trump Health Official Apologizes After Spreading CDC, Election Conspiracies
    Michael Caputo, who urged people to buy ammunition before the presidential election, said he is considering a health leave of absence, according to reports. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • West Coast Wildfires Spark Headaches and Hospital Visits
    Millions of Americans are struggling with some of the world’s worst air pollution as the wildfires rage on. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases
    The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • California Church Caves To Public Health Orders After Racking Up Over $100,00 In Fines
    Pastor Jack Trieber said that he has decided to stand aside and let God lead the fight to reopen North Valley Baptist Church and other churches. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-15
  • ‘Let Me Finish My Question’: Voter Confronts Trump Over Efforts To Undermine Obamacare
    The moment highlighted Trump’s efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which protects those with preexisting conditions. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-15
  • Bill Gates: The FDA Has ‘Lost A Lot Of Credibility’ Under Trump Administration
    The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist said the health authority, along with the CDC, is a victim of politics. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-15
  • Trump Health Official Spreads False Conspiracies About CDC
    Michael Caputo baselessly accused CDC scientists of having a “resistance unit” and plotting “how they’re going to attack Trump,” The New York Times reported. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-14
  • All Michigan State Students Asked To Quarantine After ‘Alarming’ COVID-19 Surge
    At least 342 cases of the coronavirus have been linked to the East Lansing university since Aug. 24, health officials said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-13
  • Health Official Reportedly Pressured CDC To Alter COVID-19 Info To Back President
    Health Department public affairs and former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo called pressure on scientists a defense against the "deep state." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-12
  • Kids Infected At Day Care Spread Coronavirus At Home: Study
    The study concluded 12 children who caught COVID-19 at the facilities ended up spreading it to at least 12 of the 46 parents or siblings that they came in contact at home. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-09-11
  • 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
  • Jobless claims were lower than expected but employment growth is still sluggish
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance beat Wall Street estimates last week as the U.S. economy enters a critical new stage. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • BioNTech buys German site from Novartis to boost vaccine output
    Germany's BioNTech is purchasing a German biotech production site from Swiss drugs giant Novartis to boost output of the coronavirus vaccine hopeful it is developing with Pfizer. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • WHO doesn’t recommend coronavirus passports, because immunity remains questionable
    A World Health Organization official said Wednesday that the international agency does not recommend countries issue so-called immunity passports for the coronavirus, because scientists are still unsure whether Covid-19 antibodies reduce the risk of reinfection.  ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Eli Lilly reports a reduced rate of hospitalization for coronavirus patients using its antibody treatment
    The antibody was identified from a blood sample taken from one of the first U.S. patients who recovered from Covid-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Coronavirus live updates: Work-from-home spurs flurry of software IPOs; Eli Lilly touts early success with antibody drug
    The coronavirus has infected 29.6 million people globally, as of Wednesday, and killed at least 935,871 people so far. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Complacency about low interest rates is ‘dangerous,’ Clifford Capital Holdings says
    Sanjiv Misra of Clifford Capital Holdings said the bifurcation between the health of the global economy and the state of the capital markets bothers him. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • Apple and Singapore will reward Apple Watch owners for healthy activity
    Singapore residents with an Apple Watch can use a new LumiHealth app to earn rewards of up to $380 Singapore dollars — about U.S. $280 — for activities like meditation, walks, swimming, better quality sleep, as well as public health actions like getting immunized. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • ‘This is Navalny. I miss you’: Putin critic shares photo from hospital bed after suspected poisoning
    Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny posted a photograph of himself surrounded by his family in a Berlin hospital. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • Bill Gates doesn’t expect a virus vaccine before year-end — but he says one drugmaker has the best chance
    "We do see good antibody levels both in the phase one and the phase two (trials), so we're pretty hopeful," Gates told CNBC. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • The pandemic’s effect on education is not being discussed enough, says Indonesian minister
    A lot of focus is placed on the health and economic crises caused by the coronavirus pandemic, said Indonesia's Education Minister Nadiem Anwar Makarim. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • Bangladesh faces twin crises as coronavirus deals new blow to flood-battered nation
    Caught between the worst flooding season of the decade and the worst global health crisis of a generation, many face an impossible choice between protecting their lives or their livelihoods. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • How workers are retraining themselves for the jobs of the future
    From education to business, the coronavirus pandemic has had a fundamental impact on the workforce, leaving many wondering about the jobs of the future and the skills required to secure them. CNBC Make It spoke to job experts and mid-career professionals to understand more. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-13
  • Gilead to buy cancer drugmaker Immunomedics in $21 billion deal
    The deal will provide Gilead access to Immunomedics' cancer treatment drug called Trodelvy, an FDA-approved treatment for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-13
  • Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
    If the Food and Drug Administration approves the vaccine, the company is prepared to distribute "hundreds of thousands of doses, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-13
  • China’s digital health care start-ups get a boost from the coronavirus, Beijing and investors
    The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be the accelerator that China's health care technology start-ups needed. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-09-10
  • Damage from wildfires’ toxic air lingers long after the smoke clears
    As smoky skies blanket the West, researchers look a the lasting health impacts by studying a Montana town previously smothered by wildfire smoke. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-09-18
  • Companies working on coronavirus vaccines pledge to put science above politics
    Top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first coronavirus vaccines signed a pledge to boost public confidence in approved vaccines. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-09-08
  • ‘Geechee’ film crew member mistakenly shot in Dominican Republic drug bust gone wrong
    An American film crew member working at the Pinewood studio in the Dominican Republic was off the lot, location scouting, when mistakenly shot by police. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-09-07
  • Dozens of hospitals poised to defy FDA on plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients
    Dozens of major hospitals may ignore an FDA decision allowing use of plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients in order to focus on a clinical trial. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-09-03
  • Health officials worry the U.S. isn’t ready for a COVID-19 vaccine
    Underfunded health departments say they lack the staff, money and tools to distribute, administer and track doses of COVID-19 vaccine for millions of people. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-09-02
  • From hospital bed to jail cell: South Korea brings the hammer down with coronavirus prosecutions
    South Korea has investigated more than 1,500 people for violating covid disease control laws as of mid August, referring more than 900 for prosecution. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-28
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns because of illness
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is stepping down for health reasons. He will remain in the position until a successor is formally named. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-28
  • Trump’s RNC speech will ask nation in crisis for four more years
    President Trump hopes to galvanize support for his flagging reelection bid when he accepts the Republican nomination. He first must convince voters he can fix the health, economic and social crises that he failed to fix in his first term. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-27
  • Op-Ed: Women won the vote but not the suffragists’ larger goal
    Why are we still waiting for national childcare a century after the 19th Amendment? Blame Nixon, not enough women in Congress, and lies about 'women's lib.' ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-26
  • Public officials move to muzzle violent outbursts by anti-maskers
    Masks. Leading public health authorities all but beg people to wear them. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-23
  • The surprising tale of L.A.’s first known COVID-19 patient
    The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Los Angeles was a man from Wuhan, China, who was hospitalized in a secret ward in January and remained the sole patient diagnosed with the virus here for five weeks. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-21
  • ‘He killed himself’: A defense argument emerges in the George Floyd case
    Despite powerful video evidence, a defense attorney contends that George Floyd died from a drug overdose and heart problems. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-20
  • What will it take to persuade people to wear masks? Focus on benefits to others
    The more people see wearing face masks and practicing social distancing as ways to protect the health of others, the more likely they are to comply, research shows. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-13
  • Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people with diabetes struggle to get insulin
    One in four people with diabetes have rationed supplies to cut the cost of their diabetes care since the start of the pandemic, a survey found. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-11
  • What will it take for schools to reopen safely in the midst of a pandemic?
    Educators, health officials and scientists are still working to understand what it will take to make schools safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-08-06