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(8 days ago) A new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) provides robust evidence that COVID-19 is a seasonal infection linked to low temperatures and humidity, much like seasonal influenza. The results, published in Nature Computational Science, also support the considerable contribution of airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission and
Department of Health NewsBreak
(5 days ago) The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed 254 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. North Dakota - According to the health officials, the new cases are bringing the state's total to 114,179. The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 1,353. Wisconsin State.
Health, Wellness & Patient Care.
(3 days ago) Our mission is to improve health outcomes across the scope of healthcare. We are dedicated to sharing the best information and insights that inspire consumers to achieve their health and wellness goals and providing healthcare professionals worldwide the medical education, tools, news, and expert viewpoints they need to deliver the highest
Health Digest NewsBreak
(6 days ago) The latest articles and videos from Health Digest. Health Digest is not your typical health site. We give you all the information and news you need to live your best life, while also recognizing that you might want to hit the drive-thru every now and then. Whether it's the latest trends or everyday advice from health experts, we've got you covered. From fitness to food, love, wellness, and
Health Department to Automate more COVID 19 Services
(7 days ago) Since the task of contacting positive COVID 19 cases and their close contacts takes up so much time of health department employees, they will now be automating some contact functions. Public Information Officer Hayley Devlin has details. “We can reach the public quicker,” said Devlin. “We're automating some of
HEALTH: Even normal hearts sometimes have abnormal
(5 days ago) Right now, the coronavirus is the #1 health concern in the land, but keeping your heart healthy should also remain paramount: Heart disease remains the #1 cause of death in America, according to the CDC, with 655,381 dying from it yearly. And since COVID-19 can cause heart problems, it makes sense to make sure your ticker is ticking properly.
North Bergen issues vaccine mandate for municipal
(4 days ago) Make Health Care Affordable Congress can make a significant difference in the lives of thousands of New Jersey residents by making affordable health care a reality for all. When the American Rescue Plan was passed earlier this year, it included expanded subsidies to help millions of eligible enrollees in the federal health insurance marketplace.
North Bergen News, Weather, Safety, Sports NewsBreak
(Just Now) NewsBreak provides latest and breaking North Bergen, NJ local news, weather forecast, crime and safety reports, traffic updates, event notices, sports, entertainment, local life and other items of interest in the community and nearby towns.
Why Health-Conscious Drinkers Love Hard Kombucha News Break
(1 days ago) As a category, the fizzy drink has steadily grown in sales since 2014, when the first commercially available brand launched in Brooklyn. As a growing number of health-conscious consumers seek better-for-you booze, a tangy-sour sparkling beverage that’s been around a long time is moving from the wings to center stage. That fizzy friend is kombucha.
Guilford County Public Health now offering Moderna, Pfizer
(6 days ago) GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hospitals, health departments, and pediatricians in the Triad are preparing to administer the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine to children 5-11 years old. The vaccine will be rolled out in three different "waves" by the federal government. On Tuesday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)
Health and Safety Officer
(Just Now) The post holder will be expected to be responsible for developing and promoting a positive health and safety culture at Fine Arts College. They will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of all health and safety matters, including policy implementation, monitoring and inspection, risk assessment and delivery of training.
Health Department to Automate more COVID 19 Services
(7 days ago) The Lewis County Health Department has been notified of the county’s 44th and 45th deaths related to COVID-19. The health department staff expressed condolences to the families during this difficult time. No other information will given. This week, the department will hold another COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The clinic is scheduled
HEALTH: Colonoscopy is a valid screening test for 70-year
(5 days ago) DEAR DR ROACH: I am a 70-year-old man in good health. I have had regular colonoscopies since my 50s, but I wonder about the wisdom of a colonoscopy at my age. My doctor has sent repeated requests for me to schedule the procedure. Is this a valid exam at my age,
Insuring your health
(5 days ago) Health-care costs are indeed rising, and it is often due to a few different factors, some of the most impactful being junk insurance plans, toxic billing practices, and the American health-care system being beset with inequalities that affect people of color far more than any other population.
Health Tips: Mood foods
(7 days ago) Health experts are warning parents that certain foods can affect their child’s mental health. A local therapist says certain food sensitivity in children can affect their mood and behavior. Things like depression or acting out in school have been traced back to poor diets. Valerie Meyers says reading labels is important and is a way […]
HEALTH: Temporary loss of memory triggered by stress
(6 days ago) DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 67-year-old woman in good health. I received two doses of the Moderna vaccine. Within 16 hours of receiving the second dose I developed what was ultimately diagnosed as transient global amnesia after an extensive workup at our local hospital. My family was extremely concerned, and
Good Community; Good Health
(1 days ago) There are many drugs approved by the health authorities and used to treat different health conditions . Thus, Orfidal is a medication that has the quality certificate of the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) and that is Indicated for anxiety and tension. Specifically, Orfidal is a medicine
#Health Department NewsBreak
(4 days ago) The Daviess County Health Department is reporting 43 news cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday. That brings the total case count since the start of the pandemic to 4,369. Of the new cases reported, 35 individuals were unvaccinated with 6 of those being children under the age of 12.
Director of Public Health
(Just Now) The Director of Public Health is an Executive Director of the Board and is the chief source of public health leadership and advice to the Board and the surrounding Local Authorities, supporting the work of our six Health and Social Care Partnerships and their Integration Joint Boards in assessing and improving health.
Educational series to reduce disparities in health care
(Just Now) Nebraskans working in the health care industry are invited to participate in a new initiative designed to eliminate health disparities and improve the well-being of Nebraskans. UNMC received the $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human
Mindful eating can improve food habits, health
(Just Now) Health and wellness has become a major topic globally ever since the pandemic broke out more than a year ago. Everyone’s just more concerned about their physical and mental wellbeing. This is the reason why webinars and articles focused on self-care continue to crop up just about anywhere.
Commission urges 'data solidarity' to balance public
(Just Now) Health officials are urging residents to plan for a safe Halloween. County officials reminded people that closed spaces with poor air flow, crowded places with many people nearby and close contact settings where people are talking, laughing, screaming, or breathing heavily close together are the most dangerous environments for contracting the virus and should be avoided.
Legislature allocates over $400 million to bolster health
(1 days ago) The legislature’s recently approved bill that distributes $16 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding appropriates over $400 million in federal funds to support the state’s faltering health care workforce. Senate Bill 8 passed during Texas’s third special session, which ended last week. It now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott’s
[Orthodontic Treatments] How They Improve Your Oral Health
(1 days ago) Orthodontic treatment can improve or maintain facial appearance. Patients with poorly aligned teeth are more likely to have problems chewing, speaking, and perhaps even breathing. Additionally, poor oral alignment may lead to abnormal tooth wear due to incorrect positioning in the mouth. Orthodontic treatment works by using braces or
Tennessee law aims to protect firefighters' health
(4 days ago) Tennessee law aims to protect firefighters' health. Mid-State firefighters put their lives on the line to save others every day, and on top of that, their jobs come with a higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer than the general public. Firefighters in La Vergne hope the Barry Brady Act, which became a state law in Tennessee in 2019, helps
Climate change is "single biggest health threat facing
(6 days ago) A new report released by the World Health Organization on Monday warns that climate change is the "single biggest health threat facing humanity." The report points out that climate change is already impacting the lives and health of millions of people in various ways, and that while "no one is safe
Peer Leaders Making a Difference in Mental Health
(4 days ago) The World Health Organization’s #WorldMentalHealthDay campaign has helped boost awareness, but the truth is that interest in mental health is more than a blip. The topic has surged since the pandemic began and even hit a Google Trends rating of 87 with over 1.5 million online mentions this same week last year, according to Talkwalker.
Health regulators unveil plan for over-the-counter hearing
(8 days ago) Health experts have been weighing the risks and benefits of offering booster doses over the last few months, leading up to a recent decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to authorize a third shot of Pfizer to groups of people at high risk for severe COVID.
Climate crisis is 'single biggest health threat facing
(8 days ago) (CNN) — The World Health Organization, in a new special report, is calling for governments and policymakers to "act with urgency" on the climate and health crises. The report describes climate change as the "single biggest health threat facing humanity," and outlines 10 recommended climate and health actions along with the
Doomscrolling: Is Reading the News Bad for My Mental Health
(3 days ago) We have access to more information than ever before, and our phones are designed to keep us engaged. Counsellor Rosie Jones explores the mental health impact of doomscrolling in a world seemingly full of uncertainty. If you are struggling with anxiety or stress, we have therapists and counsellors available
New Maine Program Aims to Strengthen Health Care Workforce
(3 days ago) Governor Janet Mills announced this week a program that will include tuition help for future and current health care workers. The plan aims to help bolster the invaluable health care industry, which has been hardest hit by the pandemic. Governor Mills said this week that health care workers have been the
Lawmakers weigh shifting mental health emergency responses
(5 days ago) The surge in students struggling with mental health concerns over the last few years has now reached crisis levels, a coalition of pediatricians, psychiatrists and hospitals warned education leaders this week. Children and adolescents are suffering what equates to a national mental health …
Welcome, Hartselle Health Park
(4 days ago) It was a great day for the City of Hartselle this past week, healthcare-wise, when Hartselle Health Park opened their doors for patients. The facility was receiving patients and operational. The urgent care portion of the health park is up and running. Hartselle Health Park is offering services for
The Latest: Alaska activates emergency health protocols
(9 days ago) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska on Saturday activated emergency crisis protocols that allow 20 health care facilities to ration care if needed as the state recorded the nation’s worst COVID-19 diagnosis rates in the U.S. in recent days, straining its limited health care …
Truths about mental health jarring, education of issues
(6 days ago) In 10th grade, like many students, I struggled with my mental health. The stress of COVID, pressures of being a high school student and the country’s political environment were constantly crowding my mind, along with due dates, math equations and notes for my U.S. history class. I had always
WHO warns climate change's health impacts will affect the
(4 days ago) The World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a report Monday that climate change's impact on public health will be particularly dire for the most vulnerable populations. In the report, the United Nations health body warned climate change risks the rollback of half a century in global health progress. As in other areas, these impacts will be felt first and most acutely by those who have made
Meskwaki Health Services receives national health award
(Just Now) MESKWAKI NATION — The Meskwaki Health Services Clinic has received the “Heroes in Health Award,” the most prestigious award from the National Indian Health Board (NIHB). Located in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill, the nonprofit NIHB provides a variety of services to tribes including advocacy, policy formation, regulatory tracking, and Indian
39 quit Kansas health system over vaccine mandate: report
(1 days ago) Thirty-nine staffers in a Kansas medical system have opted to resign rather than follow the health system’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandates, officials say. The Truman Medical Centers/University Health in July became the first health care system in Kansas to mandate employee vaccinations, The Kansas City Star reports. Now, 39 workers within the hospital system, roughly less than one percent of
Florence Health NewsBreak Florence, AZ
(3 days ago) The Arizona Department of Health Services on Oct. 13 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley at 26,463 in ZIP codes 85140, 85142 and 85143. That is an increase of 466 new cases from one week ago. Last week, cases stood at 25,997, an
'National emergency' declared in children's mental health
(Just Now) Several leading pediatric health organizations - the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association - have declared a national emergency in children's mental health. ABC Action News spoke with two mental health experts in the Tampa Bay area to get more
Quincy Health NewsBreak Quincy, WA
(1 days ago) Confluence Health in Wenatchee, Wash., is investing about $2.62 million in its employees by giving $625 bonuses to those who stayed on the job after the vaccination deadline, KPQ reported Oct. 21. The health system had a vaccination rate of 91 percent by Oct. 8, with more than 200 exemptions
Kick COVID While It’s Down, Health Experts Urge
(1 days ago) Health experts have been weighing the risks and benefits of offering booster doses over the last few months, leading up to a recent decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to authorize a third shot of Pfizer to groups of people at high risk for severe COVID.
'I don't consent': State, health care workers protest new
(4 days ago) SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Thursday was the deadline for health care workers in California to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. California was the first state in the country to mandate health care workers be fully vaccinated for COVID. The public health order remains one of the most stringent in the
Future Leader: Carla Martinoff, Division Director, Bayada
(6 days ago) The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care.
Sibling Bullying Carries Long-Term Mental Health Costs
(9 days ago) Sibling Bullying Carries Long-Term Mental Health Costs. FRIDAY, Oct. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Bullying by a brother or sister in childhood can have lasting effects, threatening mental health in the teen years, new British research suggests. Researchers found that mental health was affected whether one was the bully or the victim.
Montgomery Co. Records 840 New Cases As Infection In
(5 days ago) According to the Montgomery County Public Health District, there are now 13,756 active cases of COVID-19. An increase of 2,903 cases since last Friday. Even with the removal of 1,397 “inactive” cases from the Public Health District’s active count, the case load continues to break new records. Read full story