University of Miami president, an ex-WHO official, says students can return safely to campus this fall because they’re low risk for Covid-19

“The key here is also to understand, this is the population with a low risk,” University of Miami President Dr. Julio Frenk told CNBC on Thursday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Safety, Sickle Cell, and HIV Testing

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Safety, Sickle Cell, and HIV Testing

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

Quest Diagnostics hopes to nearly double daily coronavirus testing capacity by end of June, CEO says

Quest Diagnostics also announced a set of new testing and screening services for employers as more U.S. workers return to the job. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Mount Sinai Health System co-chair worries about coronavirus coinciding with flu and cold season

“We’re all going to learn, but Mount Sinai will be ready for this,” Mount Sinai Health System co-chair Richard Friedman told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Coronavirus patients treated with Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine at higher risk of death, study says

Patients who took the drug or chloroquine were also more likely to develop irregular heart rhythms, researchers said. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

As death toll nears 100,000, some Americans break from social distancing during holiday weekend

The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus neared 100,000 on Monday, as Americans — some who decided to forgo social distancing — wrapped up their Memorial Day weekends. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns

Hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has repeatedly touted as a potential game changer in fighting the coronavirus, is an anti-malarial drug that’s also used by doctors to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

Help spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, and National Women’s Health Week in May. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

At least 80 million infants could be at risk of various diseases as coronavirus outbreak disrupts routine vaccination

Slightly more than half of the 129 countries reporting data to the World Health Organization, UNICEF, Gavi and the Sabin Vaccine Institute indicated that routine childhood immunization services were moderately to severely disrupted, or were totally suspended, from March to … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccine in China produces neutralizing antibodies in early-stage trial

A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared to provoke neutralizing antibodies in dozens of patients in an early-stage clinical trial, an important step in developing a vaccine that might provide immunity to Covid-19. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

Ohio’s Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: ‘This is not about whether you’re left or right’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks on Sunday by joining North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum in dismissing the politicization of wearing face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: National parks may be next vacation spots, NY deaths fall to lowest level since March

Covid-19 has infected more than 5.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 340,875. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared

Hospitals have restarted elective surgery and diagnostic procedures this month and are seeing strong demand from patients rescheduling cases, but executives worry about the pipeline for new procedures, once they’ve worked the through the backlog. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia

Seriously ill Covid-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous irregular heart rhythms, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

“We are developing at a pace that has never been done before,” Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Celebrating Active and Healthy Women and Girls During National Women’s Health Week

By the Honorable Nan Hayworth, MD, Member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…

At least 4 states combined numbers from two tests, possibly providing a misleading picture of coronavirus spread

At least four states combined data from two different test results, potentially providing a misleading picture of when and where coronavirus spread as the nation eases restrictions. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Trump has ‘legal responsibility’ to wear coronavirus mask during Ford factory visit, Michigan attorney general says

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said state law requires President Donald Trump to wear a mask guarding against coronavirus when he visits a Ford factory. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Russia’s coronavirus cases top 300,000 but deaths suspiciously low: ‘We conceal nothing,’ Kremlin says

Russia’s coronavirus cases surpassed 300,000 on Wednesday, cementing its position as the second-worst-hit country from the virus after the U.S., but there are increasing questions over the country’s low death toll. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Report

Laws and policies can help communities increase breastfeeding rates while supporting achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Webinar: A Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Suicide: The Role of Law, Policy, and Social Determinants of Health

Join us on Tuesday, May 26, at 12:30 p.m. ET for a webinar to learn how a comprehensive approach that includes laws and policies can be used to prevent suicide. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As … Read more…

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Moderna CEO says no single drugmaker can produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for the planet

“I really hope we have three, four, five vaccines, because no manufacturer can make enough doses for the planet,” Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said during CNBC’s Healthy Returns Virtual Summit. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Doctor who survived Ebola: US needs more coronavirus testing to prevent ‘constant interruptions’

“We don’t have what we need in place to be able to do what needs to be done well, the good bread-and-butter public health: testing, contact tracing, isolating,” said Dr. Craig Spencer of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Health and … Read more…

Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK

New Charity initiative Bytes for Heroes asks the tech industry to “do lunch” together virtually every Wednesday to raise funds London, 12th May 2020 – Today, recently launched UK technology led charity initiative Bytes for Heroes has announced #lunchbytes, a … Read more…

Leading Jersey Legal Practice Drives Document Innovation Through Zylpha

Respected Jersey based specialist family law practice Claire Davies, Advocate has chosen electronic document bundling software from leading legal software innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com). The move has proved extremely timely as the island’s Royal Court (Family division) is now actively encouraging … Read more…

Loneliness is on the rise due to the coronavirus. These entrepreneurs are making tackling isolation their business

We’ve all been a lot more isolated lately. But while social distancing has been a challenge for many, others have turned it into an opportunity. CNBC Make It speaks to three entrepreneurs whose businesses are fighting to beat loneliness. Health … Read more…

Loneliness is on the rise due to the coronavirus. These entrepreneurs are making tackling isolation their business

We’ve all been a lot more isolated lately. But while social distancing has been a challenge for many, others have turned it into an opportunity. CNBC Make It speaks to three entrepreneurs whose businesses are fighting to beat loneliness. Health … Read more…

Taiwan says it wants to join an important WHO meeting after coronavirus strategy success. China objects to this

Taiwan is campaigning furiously to attend the next World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting to be held from May 18 as the island’s successful coronavirus containment strategy has attracted the world’s attention. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Taiwan says it wants to join an important WHO meeting after coronavirus strategy success. China objects to this

Taiwan is campaigning furiously to attend the next World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting to be held from May 18 as the island’s successful coronavirus containment strategy has attracted the world’s attention. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Mylan CEO says its global supply chain helped it experience ‘minimal disruption’ during pandemic

Some countries may have more domestic manufacturing than the U.S., but “no country’s capable of … making all the medicines they need for their populations,” Mylan CEO Heather Bresch told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Mylan CEO says its global supply chain helped it experience ‘minimal disruption’ during pandemic

Some countries may have more domestic manufacturing than the U.S., but “no country’s capable of … making all the medicines they need for their populations,” Mylan CEO Heather Bresch told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says

“Certainly, there have been some reported cases of putative relapse, so, people who have fallen sick again,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Virus hits Trump’s inner circle, unemployment rivals Great Depression: This week’s recap and our best reads

The U.S. shed a record number of jobs in April, Trump’s personal valet tests positive for virus: This weeks news recap and our best reads. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Virus hits Trump’s inner circle, unemployment rivals Great Depression: This week’s recap and our best reads

The U.S. shed a record number of jobs in April, Trump’s personal valet tests positive for virus: This weeks news recap and our best reads. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

FDA director self quarantines after contact with individual who tested positive for coronavirus

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Director Stephen Hahn is starting two weeks of self-quarantine after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for the coronavirus. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

New York investigates coronavirus in children after 5-year-old NYC boy dies from complications, Gov. Cuomo says

New York is investigating how Covid-19 impacts children after a 5-year-old boy in New York City died due to coronavirus-related complications, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

New York investigates coronavirus in children after 5-year-old NYC boy dies from complications, Gov. Cuomo says

New York is investigating how Covid-19 impacts children after a 5-year-old boy in New York City died due to coronavirus-related complications, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Coronavirus lessons learned in Asia show US is at risk of a resurgence in cases as states reopen businesses

“This is a tough, tough virus,” said disease specialist Dr. Dale Fisher. “All it takes is one infected person and it spreads like wildfire.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Kofax Donates Power PDF Sale Proceeds to International Red Cross in Support of Front-Line Healthcare Workers

Celebrates International Nurses Day, and Gives Thanks to Heroes Fighting COVID-19 London, UK – May 6, 2020 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software to digitally transform end-to-end business processes, today announces a charitable initiative in recognition of … Read more…

China gets top score as citizens rank their governments’ response to the coronavirus outbreak

The majority of citizens feel dissatisfied with their leaders’ response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new report, as countries across the globe have been left grappling with the fallout of the crisis. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

China gets top score as citizens rank their governments’ response to the coronavirus outbreak

The majority of citizens feel dissatisfied with their leaders’ response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new report, as countries across the globe have been left grappling with the fallout of the crisis. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

The ‘beginning of the end’ of the health-care recession is ‘finally arising,’ Jim Cramer says

“[A]s the country gradually reopens, there are some industries that should do much, much better,” the “Mad Money” host said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

The ‘beginning of the end’ of the health-care recession is ‘finally arising,’ Jim Cramer says

“[A]s the country gradually reopens, there are some industries that should do much, much better,” the “Mad Money” host said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Cuomo calls PPE shortages a national security issue: ‘You can’t be dependent on China’

New York will require all hospitals to build a 90-day supply of personal protective equipment in the face of another outbreak after states dealt with widespread equipment shortages battling the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday. Health … Read more…

Warmer weather and debate over restrictions drive Americans outside while coronavirus cases rise

From California to New York, more Americans are headed outside — some for recreation and others in protest. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Warmer weather and debate over restrictions drive Americans outside while coronavirus cases rise

From California to New York, more Americans are headed outside — some for recreation and others in protest. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

The US just reported its deadliest day for coronavirus patients as states reopen, according to WHO

Dozens of states have unveiled reopening plans and several, including Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, have already begun to allow nonessential retailers to reopen. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…