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…

Government must release migrant children in detention centers because of coronavirus, judge orders

Children held more than 20 days at certain facilities should be released by July 17, Judge Dolly Gee said. 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…

‘Apocalyptic’ coronavirus surges feared in major cities as most populous states hit record numbers

The three most populous states set records for new coronavirus cases daily and there are fears of “apocalyptic” surges in major Texas cities if the trend continues. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Record spikes in U.S. coronavirus cases push up hospitalization rates in 16 states

The U.S. reported more than 34,400 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data, after health officials in California, Florida and Texas all reported record-high single-day spikes. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

Help spread the word about National Youth Sports Week and World Hepatitis Day in July. … 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 gas,and … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: India reports record spike in cases, U.S. citizens could remain barred from EU

The coronavirus has infected more than 9.27 million people around the world as of Wednesday, killing at least 477,807 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Coronavirus antibodies may last only two to three months after infection, study suggests

Within eight weeks, 81% of the asymptomatic people saw a reduction in neutralizing antibodies compared with 62% of symptomatic patients. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Health-care workers on the front-line of the pandemic have another concern: Crushing student loan debt

Many of the health-care workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic have another concern: crushing student loan debt. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Model projects 200,000 people in the US could die from Covid-19 by October. Why that estimate might be low

A mix of early reopenings and disregard for personal safety measures have prompted researchers to increase their projections of Covid-19 deaths this summer. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Morgan Stanley says a second wave of coronavirus won’t derail Asia’s economic recovery

Asian countries such as China and South Korea recently reported a resurgence in coronavirus cases as their economies gradually reopen following months of social-distancing measures. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

FDA warns hydroxychloroquine may weaken effectiveness of coronavirus drug remdesivir

The Food and Drug Administration warned that taking anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine along with antiviral drug remdesivir “may result in reduced antiviral activity” of the latter. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

A closed highway and a ‘mad dash’ to e-commerce: Here’s how one New Jersey Main St. is preparing to reopen

Here’s how business owners and local officials in Somerville, New Jersey are preparing to reopen as the state’s coronavirus restrictions ease. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

WHO’s chief scientist says there’s a ‘very real risk’ of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen

Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there’s “every chance” of a resurgence as economies reopen, says the WHO’s chief scientist. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

WHO’s chief scientist says there’s a ‘very real risk’ of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen

Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there’s “every chance” of a resurgence as economies reopen, says the WHO’s chief scientist. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York’s ‘mojo’s back’ as coronavirus cases fall and NYC begins reopening

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged people excited about the reopening of New York City to remain smart and vigilant in their social distancing practices to guard against a potential spike in the number of positive Covid-19 cases. Health and … Read more…

Texas reports a record number of hospitalized coronavirus patients after state reopened early

There are currently 1,935 Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the state, topping the previous hospitalization record of 1,888 patients on May 5. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Contact tracing has become a fast-growing job opportunity with many people still out of work due to the pandemic

For individuals who have found themselves out of work over the last few months due to the coronavirus outbreak, contact tracing is becoming an unexpected job opportunity. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

‘Concerned’ scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to tamp down on incendiary speech

Scientists backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to take a stronger stand on misinformation and incendiary speech. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

‘We’re back’ — Cramer says May’s shocking, record jobs gains show economy bouncing back

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday raved about the May jobs report, saying the 2.5 million jobs added was evidence the U.S. economy was bouncing back from the coronavirus-induced devastation. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent coronavirus infection, study with more than 800 people finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19, is no better than a placebo in preventing infection of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Watch live: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus and George Floyd protests

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 DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of … Read more…

Talkspace CEO says he’s pulling out of six-figure deal with Facebook, won’t support a platform that incites ‘racism, violence and lies’

The company’s CEO said that he pulling out of a deal with Facebook that would have been potentially lucrative. But he said he can’t move forward until the company moderates post that incite violence. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

New Jersey to open outdoor dining, retail shops on June 15 as tri-state region slowly eases restrictions

Currently, restaurants and nonessential retailers in New Jersey are only allowed to provide curbside service. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus amid nationwide protests

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the national protests for the police killing of George Floyd and the Covid-19 outbreak. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Russians claim to have an effective treatment for the coronavirus, which hospitals will start using in June

Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug to treat Covid-19 and will start delivering courses of the drug, Avifavir, to hospitals in June, according to Russia’s sovereign wealth fund (RDIF). Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. school systems brace for budget cuts, global cases approach 6 million

The coronavirus has infected more than 5.95 million people around the world as of Saturday, killing at least 365,437 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden has surged past President Donald Trump in raising cash from the health-care industry. The development comes as Trump falls in the polls during his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

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…