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(1 days ago) Pierre Vigilance is associate dean for public health practice and an associate professor of health policy and management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. He is an expert on health policy, public and community health, social determinants of health, and policy and program development.

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The Challenge Of Public Health Messaging Amid An Ever

(Just Now) 1 day ago · NPR's Kelsey Snell talks with public health professor Robert Blendon about mistrust in government health agencies and who unvaccinated Americans might trust to be messengers on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vaccination Status Questions Do Not Violate HIPAA

(2 days ago) 2 hours ago · Vaccination Status Questions Do Not Violate HIPAA, Consumer Health Expert Explains NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Deven McGraw, cofounder of consumer health

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Health Insurance 'Birthday Rule' Could Get Eliminated By

(Just Now) Health Insurance 'Birthday Rule' Could Get Eliminated By Proposed Law : Shots - Health News The bill, introduced by U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas, could save some parents from unexpected (and

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Many Say Mandating Vaccines For Health Care Workers Is

(2 days ago) Many Say Mandating Vaccines For Health Care Workers Is Critical To Pandemic's End Sarah McCammon talks to Dr. Ada Stewart, president of …

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'We're All Tired Of This': Health Care Workers In Seattle

(Just Now) A resurgence of the coronavirus has health care workers and government leaders worried about dwindling resources and an exhausted workforce. An ambulance pulls up as nurses outside a triage tent

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How Seattle Is Attempting To Ensure Racial Equity In

(1 days ago) Public health director Patty Hayes says in part, that reflects the lack of diversity in the health care workforce, the first group to get vaccinated. But early data from their mass vaccine sites

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King County Correctional Facility Memorandum of Agreement

(7 days ago) the fundamental aspects of the facility’s health care system (i.e., access to care, the intake process, continuity of care, emergency care and hospitalizations, and adverse patient occurrences including all deaths) and for employing strategies to solve identified problems. In the context of this agreement, the “quality improvement program

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COVID Symptoms May Linger In Some Vaccinated People Who

(8 days ago) A small Israeli study of vaccinated health care workers found that a handful who got infected developed headaches, muscle pain, fatigue and …

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Thirteen Million People In The U.S. Have Two Weeks To

(2 days ago) 11 hours ago · So the free health plans come in a couple different flavors. There is Medicaid, which is the state federal public plan for low-income people. Then there's the Affordable Care Act exchanges on

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Health : Goats and Soda : NPR

(8 days ago) January 20, 2020 • The World Health Organization will convene a meeting on Wednesday to determine if the newly discovered virus presents a "public health emergency of international concern."

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St. Louis County Health Official Faces Abuse At Council

(Just Now) 1 day ago · St. Louis County Health Official Faces Abuse At Council Meeting On Mask Mandate NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Dr. Faisal Khan, acting director for the St. Louis County health

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Sweat Is An Evolutionary Marvel Allowing Humans To Survive

(5 days ago) Sweat Is An Evolutionary Marvel Allowing Humans To Survive And Thrive : Shots - Health News Sweat is an "evolutionary marvel," says Sarah Everts, …

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Price Transparency Remains Elusive Despite Hospitals

(7 days ago) KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is …

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CDC Mask Guidance Made Easier: Check This County COVID

(5 days ago) CDC Mask Guidance Made Easier: Check This County COVID Risk Map : Shots - Health News The CDC wants vaccinated people to wear masks indoors if the coronavirus is spreading widely where they live

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CDC Changes Mask Guidance For Vaccinated People, Including

(3 days ago) Public Health Experts Call On CDC To Change Its Mask Guidance. The nation's leading group of pediatricians also recommends mandatory masking in schools for all students (over 2 …

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How Will Health Care In The U.S. Change After The Pandemic

(3 days ago) Dr. Shantanu Nundy, for one, is optimistic about the future of health care in the U.S.He is a primary care physician practicing just outside Washington, D.C., and the chief medical officer at

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Low COVID Vaccination Rates In Arkansas Cause Anxiety

(4 days ago) Low COVID Vaccination Rates In Arkansas Cause Anxiety — And Anger : Shots - Health News The state has one of the lowest vaccination rates in …

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Simone Biles' Olympic Experience Highlights The Issue Of

(1 days ago) Simone Biles' Olympic Experience Highlights The Issue Of Mental Health Simone Biles has withdrawn from two women's gymnastics events, saying the Olympics have been "really stressful." On Wednesday

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A Health Care Giant Sold Off Dozens Of Hospitals — But

(5 days ago) As Community Health Systems has downsized, what remain are like zombie hospitals – little more than legal entities still taking patients to court even though the new owners don't sue.

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Hospitals Offer In-Home Care As An Alternative For Some

(7 days ago) Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit, editorially independent national newsroom funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation. KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. Facebook

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What Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka Can Teach Us About

(7 days ago) Step away from the hustle and lean into your hobbies. Professor Yoshi Iwasaki, chair of Public Health and Recreation at San Jose State University, says …

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Unlike Other Groups, Black Men's Health Does Not Improve

(5 days ago) Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit, editorially independent national newsroom funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation. KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. racial disparities in health

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Cyclist's Olympic Dream Becomes $200,000 Medical Bill

(5 days ago) Health Net has paid approximately $27,000 to Lehigh Valley, according to Gaimon. His secondary insurance, with USA Cycling, paid $25,000 to the …

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Aduhelm For Alzheimer's: Who Should Get It

(4 days ago) Alzheimer's is "an incurable condition and it's progressive," says Dr. Alireza Atri, who directs the Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun …

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Best Of: Jad Abumrad / Public Health Expert Dr. Leana Wen

(5 days ago) Best Of: Jad Abumrad / Public Health Expert Dr. Leana Wen : Fresh Air Abumrad is the creator of the hit public radio series 'RadioLab.' The new 'RadioLab' miniseries, 'The Vanishing of …

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Medical Jargon Can Make COVID Health Disparities Even

(Just Now) There's a lot of room for dangerous misunderstanding when doctors and public health officials talk to diverse groups about COVID-19. Health literacy projects aim …

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The Biden Administration's COVID Workplace Safety Rule Is

(2 days ago) Fifteen months into the pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a mandatory workplace safety rule aimed at protecting workers from COVID-19. But it …

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Federal Health Advisors Weigh COVID Booster Shots For The

(Just Now) Federal Health Advisors Weigh COVID Booster Shots For The Immunocompromised A key CDC advisory panel presented evidence that an additional shot could boost the chances that people with weakened

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Examining Public Health Responses To Gun Violence : NPR

(Just Now) NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Paul Nestadt, a psychiatrist who studies gun violence, about public health responses to gun violence — …

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Health Insurance For $10 Or Less A Month

(6 days ago) 3 - Not free, but cheap. While you may be eligible for zero dollar plans, they aren't always the best option, says Jeremy Smith, a health insurance navigator at the nonprofit First Choice Services

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Record-Holding Gymnast Shannon Miller Talks About Pressure

(8 days ago) July 30, 20215:08 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. Record-Holding Gymnast Shannon Miller Talks About Pressure And Mental Health. Audio will …

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France Passes Law That Makes Coronavirus Health Pass

(4 days ago) France Passes Law That Makes Coronavirus Health Pass Required For Dining, Travel : Coronavirus Updates The law requires a special pass to enter …

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New York City Mental Health Response Teams Show Better

(9 days ago) A New York City pilot program dispatches mental health and medical care instead of police to some 911 calls. Early data shows more people accepted …

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Teens And The Vaccine: Answers To Your Frequently Asked

(1 days ago) Still, health officials are particularly watching for any sign of lowered protection in a couple of different groups, especially the elderly and the immunocompromised.

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Memory Effects Of Long COVID-19 Can Resemble Alzheimer's

(2 days ago) Memory Effects Of Long COVID-19 Can Resemble Alzheimer's : Shots - Health News Some patients who have had COVID-19 develop symptoms resembling early Alzheimer's. Researchers are trying to figure

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Biden Administration Orders Insurers To Cover Costs For

(2 days ago) The administration changed a rule for health insurance companies. Their plans must now fully cover a drug that prevents people from contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The announcement

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Leana Wen On COVID-19, Delta, Masking, Vaccines, And Her

(5 days ago) Leana Wen On COVID-19, Delta, Masking, Vaccines, And Her Memoir 'Lifelines' : Shots - Health News It protects from drizzles and thunderstorms but not a hurricane. In other words, if you are

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In Health Care, More Money Is Being Spent On Patients

(2 days ago) She is the health equity fellow at "The Pulse," WHYY's health and science show. This Shots story was produced as part of NPR's health reporting partnership with WHYY and KHN (Kaiser Health

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The U.S. Surgeon General Is Asking You To Help Fight COVID

(9 days ago) The U.S. Surgeon General Is Asking You To Help Fight COVID-19 Misinformation : Shots - Health News The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, says misinformation will keep sowing mistrust and

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Public Health Experts Call On CDC To Change Its Mask Guidance

(4 days ago) The summer surge in COVID-19 cases is an unwelcome surprise for health officials and experts who thought, for a brief period, that the U.S. had the …

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Simone Biles And Valuing Mental Health, Mask And Vaccine

(9 days ago) GOAT Simone Biles has withdrawn from the individual all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics and gymnast Jordan Chiles stepped in, a powerful reminder of the importance of physical and mental health.

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Arkansas' Governor Pleads With Residents To Get The COVID

(9 days ago) COVID-19 cases in the state are surging and 80,000 vaccine doses are about to expire. Government and health officials are traveling the state, making …

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Naomi Osaka Reveals Mental Health Struggles

(1 days ago) Your mental health matters and should always come first," gymnast Laurie Hernandez wrote. British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith responded with a …

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Medical Visits You Shouldn't Skip, Even If COVID-19 Cases

(3 days ago) Dr. Kristen Kendrick is a board-certified family physician in Washington, D.C., and a health and media fellow at NPR and Georgetown University School of Medicine. cancer screening preventive medicine

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Biden Administration Is Making Health Insurance Cheaper

(1 days ago) Health insurance for 10 bucks a month or less. The Biden administration says 4 out of every 5 people enrolled in a plan on healthcare.gov is eligible for …

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Who Is Calling The Shots On COVID In Kansas

(4 days ago) Aften Gardner is the health administrator for rural Wallace County, where there's never been a countywide mask mandate. With 34% of her population fully …

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