The Community Guide: Identifying Evidence-Based Approaches to Achieve Healthy People 2030 Objectives

By Amy Lansky, PhD, MPH, Director of The Community Guide Office, Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read post News & Events BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother’s depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby’s life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Healthy People: Supporting Shared Goals to Advance Health Equity

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

Catholic, Orthodox Jewish Groups Sue To Block Coronavirus Restrictions In New York Hot Spots

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new restrictions on synagogues and churches in COVID-19 hot spots violate people’s religious liberty, the lawsuits claim. Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

October National Health Observances: Health Literacy, Breast Cancer, and Health Care Quality

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. In October, we’re raising awareness about breast cancer, health literacy, and health care quality. … Read post News & … Read more…

Tiger King Update : New Details on the Disappearance of Carole Baskin’s Former Husband

DoctorOz BEST DEAL UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Appalachian State tells students to ‘remain vigilant’ after student dies from coronavirus complications

Chad Dorrill, who died of complications from Covid-19, was attending classes online and living off-campus, Appalachian State University officials said. Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…

What did Florence Nightingale foresee? Danielle Ofri, MD and Hansa Bhargava, MD

Medscape HEALTHCARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the … Read more…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of … Read more…

WHO says the coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people a week: ‘That is not where we want to be’

“The energy has not gone out of this pandemic,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program, warned Friday. Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidance that said people without symptoms may not need a test

The new guidance says that people without symptoms who have been in close contact with an infected person “need a test.” Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year with enough to inoculate every American by April. Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

CDC director says he’s ‘deeply saddened’ by allegations of ‘sedition’ from Trump HHS appointee

“We’re going to continue to give Congress and the nation the best public health advice. We’re not going to let political influence modulate that,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said. Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

Is a COVID-19 Vaccine by November a ‘Realistic Possibility”? Surgeon General Explains

DoctorOz BEST DEAL UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

‘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. Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Science Magazine Editor Pens Scathing Critique Of Trump’s ‘Shameful’ COVID-19 Lies

“These lies demoralized the scientific community and cost countless lives in the United States,” wrote Herbert Holden Thorp, editor in chief of Science magazine. Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Then & Now

Photographers returned to scenes they photographed before 2020. This multimedia project highlights contrasting images, reminding us of a way of life that once was. Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

FDA rejects oleandrin, an unproven coronavirus therapeutic pushed by MyPillow CEO, as a dietary supplement ingredient

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected a submission from Phoenix Biotechnology Inc. to market oleandrin as a dietary supplement ingredient, citing “significant concerns” about the safety evidence the company presented. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section … Read more…

Key coronavirus forecast predicts over 410,000 total U.S. deaths by Jan. 1: ‘The worst is yet to come’

“We are facing the prospect of a deadly December,” Dr. Christopher Murray, director of IHME, said in a statement. Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the … Read more…

Labor Day weekend will set the course for the coronavirus this fall: ‘We may have some hard days ahead’

The current outbreak in the U.S. combined with the holiday weekend have the makings of what Vanderbilt University infectious disease specialist Dr. William Schaffner described as an “accelerator weekend.” Health and Science BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Performance Enhancement Specialization 101: Performance Training for Every Client

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced … Read more…

Doctors warn against rushing a Covid-19 vaccine as Fauci says it’s critical to have a safe Labor Day

Just because states have been asked to have a vaccine distribution plan doesn’t mean the public should expect to get shots this fall, doctors say. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

While Covid-19 cases spike among children, Fauci says colleges shouldn’t send infected students home

New Covid-19 hot spots keep popping up across the US, with worrying trends in the Midwest and at colleges nationwide. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet – Best Weight-Loss Videos

DoctorOz BEST DEAL UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Chris Wallace Challenges Lara Trump On Possible White House ‘Super-Spreader’ Night

Asked about Republican National Convention attendees sitting close together, the Trump campaign adviser said that “people want to get back to normal.” Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

287 Utah State University students quarantined after Covid-19 found in wastewater from four dorms

While schools and universities across the country monitor coronavirus outbreaks with human testing, Utah State University officials announced they’ve discovered evidence of the virus a different way. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING NEWS: As millions of … Read more…

‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer At 43 – Dr. Oz Reviews Colon Cancer Screening

DoctorOz BEST DEAL UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

September National Health Observances: Childhood Obesity, Food Safety and Education, Healthy Aging, and Recovery Awareness

Help spread the word about National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Healthy Aging Month, National Food Safety and Education Month, and National Recovery Month in September. … Read post News & Events BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

CDC Director Dr. Redfield pointed to Rhode Island’s coronavirus restrictions in day-cares as a ‘path’ to reopen schools

“So I think this is an inspiring article to tell individuals that there is a path where one can use or partner with their public health authorities and safely get these child-care programs reopened,” CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said. … Read more…

New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren’t careful

States across the US are now seeing a decline in coronavirus cases, a US top official said this week, though he warned things could quickly change again if Americans aren’t careful. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING … Read more…

COVID-19 Has ‘Taken A Political Tone Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen,’ Warns Anthony Fauci

He said Tucker Carlson’s treatment of him on Fox News “triggers some of the crazies in society to start threatening me.” Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Any attempt to get coronavirus herd immunity would lead to massive death tolls, Fauci warns

If the United States allowed coronavirus infections to run rampant to achieve possible herd immunity, the death toll would be massive, especially among vulnerable people, the nation’s top infectious doctor said. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING … Read more…

Public Comment Period to HHS-USDA on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Closes Today

Submit public comments to USDA and HHS on the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report before today, August 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm, Eastern Time. HHS and USDA will consider the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, along with public and agency comments, as … Read more…

US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration has reached a deal with Moderna Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine once it is approved, according to a news release from the US Health and Human Services Department. CNN.com … Read more…

USDA and HHS Host Virtual Oral Comment Meeting on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report

On August 11, 2020 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, EDT, USDA and HHS will hold an online-only meeting to hear comments from the public on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. … Read post News … Read more…

Bill Gates: America Offers The Most Worthless COVID-19 Test Results In The World

The Microsoft co-founder continues to criticize the U.S. coronavirus response, speaking on faulty lockdowns and testing “insanity.” Health HEALTH CARE UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the … Read more…

Innovative Solutions to Address Social Isolation in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP) for a Spotlight on Health webinar on Monday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The … Read more…

August National Health Observances: Immunization, Children’s Eye Health and Safety, and Breastfeeding

Help spread the word about National Immunization Awareness Month, Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and National Breastfeeding Month in August. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Trump Retweets COVID-19 Video Yanked By Social Media For Pushing Fake Cure

Trump was on a pro-hydroxychloroquine retweet tear. Health BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants … Read more…

Barron Trump’s School Won’t Fully Open For In-Person Instruction This Fall

The president has threatened to withhold funds from schools that don’t restart campus instruction. His son’s private school has already grabbed taxpayer funds. Health BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

Senators accuse White House of belittling pandemic by ignoring long-term effects of Covid-19 infection

A group of senators accused the White House of downplaying the dangers of the coronavirus pandemic by ignoring the serious and long-term effects the virus can have on some patients. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section BREAKING NEWS: … Read more…

Texas Stores Bodies In Refrigerated Trucks While Setting COVID-19 Death Record

Texas set a one-day record for increases in COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations in the state, reporting 197 deaths and 10,893 hospitalizations. Health BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and … Read more…

Now Available: 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, USDA and HHS Now Accepting Comments

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has completed their review of the evidence on nutrition and health, and their Scientific Report is now available online. The final report reflects the Advisory Committee’s full examination of the evidence using three rigorous … Read more…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in ‘sick Hunger Games’ competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said states were forced to compete in a “Hunger Games”-like competition for personal protective equipment when the pandemic began because of a lackluster national response. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

As of Tuesday, more than 5,000 Florida patients were using roughly 83% of the state’s more than 6,000 ICU beds, according to the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

WHO halts trial of HIV drugs as possible treatment for patients hospitalized with coronavirus

The WHO said the trial results of the hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir-ritonavir drugs “produced little or no reduction in the mortality” of COVID-19 patients. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Global health experts tell Congress Trump’s decision to cut ties with WHO is ‘tragic,’ ‘deeply unwise’

“You asked, Mr. Chairman, who’s the fire department, who responds when there’s an outbreak that threatens to become an epidemic,” former U.S. Ambassador Jimmy Kolker said. “My reply to that question is there is no alternative to WHO.” Health and … Read more…

CDC expresses ‘substantial disappointment’ with American Airlines for resuming full flights amid coronavirus

A top CDC official expressed “substantial disappointment” with American Airlines for announcing that it will resume full flights starting Wednesday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…