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Advocates criticize budget financing crisis pregnancy centers

Texas’ ‘near-total’ abortion ban sent shockwaves throughout the country after the Supreme Court rejected emergency requests to block the law. Implementation of Texas’ SB 8 is calling into question whether the access to legal abortion decided in Roe v....

Memphis Charter School Confirms Student Death After COVID Diagnosis

No other students had been around her within weeks of her diagnosis, they said. Letters were sent home to MLK parents informing them of the loss, and letting them know that grief counselors would be available during...

Congressman Tim Ryan Says He Tested Positive For COVID-19

Ryan is the latest vaccinated lawmaker to test positive for the virus this year. More than 10 others — including Senators Lindsey Graham, John Hickenlooper and Angus King — have said they contracted the virus after receiving both doses...

Three more deaths from COVID-19

There were no new deaths over the weekend in Jefferson County, which has recorded 13 since the pandemic began, according to public health data. On Monday, Clallam County reported 106 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Sunday, an...

EPS quarantine policy does not change, despite local Health Department recommendations | News

He said the policy wouldn’t be changed unless the district was required to do so by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. “I think our board and our school district has taken the right approach in trying to...

New York City Schools Covid Strategy: Try More, But Keep Classrooms Open

One school, P.S. 79 in East Harlem, was closed on Monday and had transitioned to fully remote learning for 10 days, according to the city’s Covid-19 case map website. More than 400 classrooms were closed. Annie Tan, a...

Americans struggling with the high cost of prescription drugs – Consumer Health News

The survey revealed that 15.5 million younger adults (<65 years) and 2.3 million seniors were unable to pay for at least one doctor-prescribed medication in their household. Twice as many younger adults reported not filling needed prescriptions in the...

Go Red for Women Focuses on Women’s Heart Health | Local news

Go Red for Women Southern Arizona also seeks to broaden the reach of American Heart Association education programs and launch a new emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) among young women, according to Allison Duffy, chair of...

COVID-19 Records Fall Again in Missoula County

This marks the second week in a row that Missoula County has seen record-high numbers related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 50 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 in Missoula County on Monday. A total of 1,386...

Oregon Reports 25 More Deaths from COVID-19 Over the Weekend, 3 from CO; 3,359 new cases

Central Oregon health departments reported three of the 25 deaths were residents of the region, two from Deschutes County, bringing the county’s tally to 102 deaths, and one from Crook County, where the toll rose to 38. OHA...

Bringing precision to musculoskeletal health | MIT News

That’s the kind of precise, data-driven approach the startup Figur8 is bringing to musculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment. The company, founded by CEO Nan-Wei Gong SM ’09, PhD ’13, has created a sensor-based system that can track body movement and...

Health summary 21.09.21 | | The Brunswick News

Early registration will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. and from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the law office of Debbie Britt, 302 Plantation Chase, St. Simons Island. Participants can join either a 1- or 2-mile walk...

New Mexico Reports 14 New Deaths, 1,525 Additional COVID-19 Cases Over a Three-Day Period

     A female in her 40s from Lea County.      A male in his 90s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.      A male in his 60s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had...

Roots N Blues Attempts to Make Festival COVID Compliant | Mid-Missouri News

Sam Lean, Roots N Blues digital marketing manager, said their goal is to help make people feel more comfortable about attending such a large event. “To make sure that everyone that comes to the festival is COVID free...

Rep Tim Ryan Says He Tested Positive For Covid-19

Ryan, who’s running for Senate in Ohio, is among dozens of federal lawmakers who have announced they have tested positive over the course of the pandemic and the eighth member of the House to have tested positive for Covid-19...

Alaska Reports Five New COVID-19 Deaths and 2,000 Infections with Hospitals Still Under Siege

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the deaths were recent. The decline in the hospitalization number reported Monday doesn’t necessarily signal a positive trend in Alaska’s surging COVID-19 rate, among the worst in the country, medical experts say. ...

Kanawha County Schools Fight COVID-19

“We are completely in person. We do have a few that have chosen the virtual program, but that’s a very limited number of students and that program is full right now, so a great majority of our students are...

Preparing for the next health emergency

The pandemic has revealed gaping holes and vulnerabilities in our supply chains – perhaps none more critical than our medical supply chain. Right now, the United States is dependent on other countries for a range of pharmaceutical products,...

Oregon Reports 25 COVID Deaths Over the Weekend

968 people are hospitalized due to the virus, with 278 in ICU beds. There are 63 available adult ICU beds out of 651 total (10% availability) and 330 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,246 (8% availability). The...

Nebraska to relaunch COVID panel, at least temporarily | regional government

The executive order follows an Aug. 26 declaration of a hospital staffing emergency in Nebraska. At that time, there were about 337 COVID patients in the state’s hospitals, which was about one-third of the state’s peak of 987...

What’s New York’s Position With Advancing COVID Cases?

They said they have been made aware of 66,217 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough COVID cases in fully vaccinated New Yorkers ages 12 or older. This equates to .6% of those fully vaccinated over the age of 12. On August...

Nebraska Brings Back Daily COVID-19 Dashboard | Colorado Springs News

ALASKA HOSPITAL IMPLEMENTS CRISIS STANDARDS OF CARE DUE TO STRAINED RESOURCES The virus dashboard is expected to return Monday, but Ricketts said the state would again dispense with the site if COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 10% of all...

ECH to offer free health screenings for hunters | News

“And help them reduce the risk of injury and heart attack.” During the screening, hospital staff will check blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and oxygen levels; and vision, height and weight. EKG readings will be available to assess heart health,...

Lightfoot ‘Disappointed’ in COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing at CPS | Chicago News

District officials have delayed the full implementation of its testing plan, saying it will not be in place until the end of September, more than a month after students returned to schools five days a week without any capacity limits. ...

Meadowbrook Healthcare Partners with Clinton Community College Nursing Program | News

Meadowbrook welcomes students into their facility each year to obtain clinical education, working alongside Meadowbrook’s highly skilled nursing team. This year, Meadowbrook sponsored the clinical kits for CCC Nursing students to further enable their clinical practice. “Our experience has...

Sovah Health Offers Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID Patients | News

Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune system’s ability to fight off harmful viruses. They are specifically designed to help block the SARS-CoV-2 virus and prevent the virus from further infecting healthy cells. Administered intravenously, this innovative treatment...

HCA Healthcare agrees to purchase five Utah hospitals from Steward Health Care

“Utah is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, and the state’s need for healthcare continues to increase,” said Sam Hazen, chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare. “We believe the addition of these facilities will help us improve...

Memphis Charter School Confirms Student Death After COVID Diagnosis

No other students had been around her within weeks of her diagnosis, they said. Letters were sent home to MLK parents informing them of the loss, and letting them know that grief counselors would be available during...

SBC Public Health Creates New Oral Health Website | Local news

Included on the Smile SBC website are resources for people looking for oral health information for themselves and their family, such as how to find a dentist that accepts Medi-Cal, when you should take your baby to the dentist...

Aaron Miri Named New Chief Information Officer at Baptist Health

Miri brings long and deep technology and security experience to his new role. He arrives at Baptist Health most recently from Texas, where he served as chief information officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School...

Catholic Health adds a community health bus

“We’re committed to making Catholic Health the most patient-centered health care system on Long Island,” Catholic Health President and CEO Dr. Patrick O’Shaughnessy said in a statement. “We’re helping people where they are, in their homes and in their...

38 New COVID-19 Cases in Scioto County

State health officials report 63 new recoveries in Scioto County. 8,248 total recoveries have been reported throughout the pandemic for the county ODH reported nine additional hospitalizations for Scioto County Monday bringing the total to 738, The level of...

Capital Region Urology Welcomes Harrison Miller

A board-certified physician assistant, Miller practices outpatient urology. He received his master’s degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, MA. Capital Region Urology is welcoming new patients at its office at 319 S. Manning...

Hive ransomware group attacks Missouri health center

Hive began posting patient names, Social Security numbers and medical information on September 9, said Farzan.   “While this incident is not currently impacting our ability to provide care to our patients, we were recently notified that the...

Justice guarantees financial support for hospitals during the increase in covid patients

“Financially, if they eliminate elective surgeries, whether they be the same day surgery or an overnight surgery, they are really going to destroy the economics of the hospital. We have got to step in, and we’re doing that exactly...

Healthcare executive to speak on leadership on September 25

by Tim Crosby CARBONDALE, Ill. – A renowned health care leader and author later this month will talk about leadership during a presentation sponsored by an engineering leadership program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. SIU’s Leadership Development Program will...

Congressman Tim Ryan Tests Positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu did Ryan had previously tested negative for COVID-19 three times the last ten days before Monday’s positive test results. “Today, I tested positive for COVID-19. While I’m...

Georgia Will Get Fewer Monoclonal Antibodies As Feds Take Over Supply

Georgia and other Southern states are expected to get less supply of the monoclonal antibody drugs while the shortage continues. To be most effective, the antibody cocktails must be given within 10 days of Covid infection or exposure. Michael...

NO ROOM: Austin Area ICUs Fully Full Despite Drop in COVID-19 Cases

Texas among states seeing hospital bed space shortage The current surge is different than previous ones, officials say, since all acute care hospitals were already nearly full with non-COVID-19 patients when it began. Since July, Austin-Travis county has...

Pfizer’s Successful Childhood Vaccine Trial Is Good News In Slowing The Rise Of COVID-19, Says Utah Doctor

Dr. Andrew Pavia, infectious disease physician at University of Utah Health, noted the increasing transmission rate is largely being driven by the return to schools in person. On Monday, Pfizer announced positive results from its vaccine trial in...

Union Co Schools to Resume Quarantines for COVID Contacts

Union County Public Schools has not yet released details on the new policy, which was discussed in closed session Monday morning. The school board also indicated that students and staff who came into close contact with someone with the...

New Report Details Oregon Medical Debt | Local news

Maribeth Guarino, health care advocate with OSPIRG, said the nonprofit advocacy group looked at 8,000 bankruptcy filings in 2019. The report gives insight into the burden of medical debt.   “This report shows that high health care costs...

NPAC Suspends Programs Until October Due to Spread of COVID-19 | Local news

According to the website, a show featuring Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo that had been scheduled for Oct. 11 has been canceled. A number of other shows have been rescheduled for early next year. For details on individual shows,...

More companies consider health insurance surcharges for the unvaccinated

“All of the low-hanging fruit has already been harvested. It’s the tough customers that are left now,” said Gretchen Chapman, a professor of social and decision sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Some companies have offered cash to workers...

Could Pfizer’s Successful Childhood Vaccination Trial Help Slow COVID-19 in Utah?

On Monday, Pfizer announced positive results from its vaccine trial in children ages 5-11. The company said it will seek FDA approval for emergency use authorization for that age group. Side effects were similar in those ages 5-11...

Covid deaths caused Alabama’s population to shrink for the first time

“Our state literally shrunk in 2020,” state health officer Dr. Scott Harris said at a Covid briefing. He said it’s the first time in the state’s recorded history that this has happened — saying it’s never “been close” before,...

Lee Health Reports 291 COVID-19 Patients in Its Hospitals Monday, 87 Discharges Over the Weekend

As of Monday morning, there are 291 COVID-19 patients isolated in Lee Health hospitals (inpatient). Of those patients, 9 of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Since Friday, there were 76 new COVID-19 hospital admissions...

COVID Cases in US, Deaths Hit 2020 Winter Levels

Scenes from around the country sound similar to reports from last winter. States like Kentucky, Georgia and Tennessee are seeing a rise in cases as kids return to school. And across the country, the dire need for hospital beds...

Suicide awareness group launches new program in schools

What You Need To Know Suicide awareness non-profit launching new program in Hillsborough schools The group is called Hailey’s Voice of Hope Made up of friends and volunteers, the group works to get rid of the stigma of mental illness For...

The United States will ease Covid travel entry rules and require vaccinations for foreign visitors

The requirement will ease travel restrictions that limited entry into the United States in many cases for non-citizens who had recently been in 33 countries, including many European nations and the U.K., regardless of vaccination status. But for travelers...
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