Mental health app now available to members at no cost

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Diana Yee diana.m.yee@kp.org 510-225-5086 Oakland, Calif. — As part of its commitment to offer members innovative ways to promote personal health and wellness, particularly during increasing levels of stress and anxiety, Kaiser Permanente is adding the digital mental health app myStrength to its portfolio of self-care tips and tools on kp.org/wellnessresources. Kaiser Permanente members in most regions can … Read more…

NJ physician: Health workers’ attempts to be conservative with masks ‘won’t be enough’ | MSNBC

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Prince George, Princess Charlotee and Prince Louis Thank Health Care Workers Amid Coronavirus

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US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there’s time to reverse course, health official says

There’s still time to stop the United States from becoming the next epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a World Health Organization spokeswoman told CNN on Wednesday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Dr. Vivek Murthy: Mental & Physical Health During Coronavirus | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Coronavirus: White House health advisor Fauci says US needs to be prepared for second cycle

“Would this possibly become a seasonal cyclic thing? I’ve always indicated to you that I think it very well might,” says Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Listen: Front-Line Health Care Workers Face Shortage Of Protective Gear

California Healthline senior correspondent Anna Maria Barry-Jester appeared on KQED’s “Forum” on Friday to discuss how hospitals are grappling with a shortage of protective gear during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday issued a statewide order for California … Read more…

Watch live: World Health Organization holds press conference on the coronavirus pandemic

World Health Organization officials are holding a press conference to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has now infected more than 200,000 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Ohio governor says state will order primary polls closed Tuesday, citing ‘health emergency’ from coronavirus

In three other states with elections Tuesday, poll workers continued to cancel plans to show up, more voting locations were closed and officials worried that many voters would stay home. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury – United States, November 2019

A total of 2,172 U.S. e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases have been reported to CDC. Vitamin E acetate and tetrahydrocannabinol appear to be associated with the outbreak; however, no single causative agent has been identified. Seasonal … Read more…

INTERVIEW: “Biggest Loser” trainer, Erica Lugo shares her best weight loss and health tips

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Testing Shortages Force Extreme Shift In Strategy By Local Health Officials

Public health officials in California’s state capital region announced this week they have stopped tracing the contacts of patients diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. They’ve also ceased recommending quarantines for residents exposed to people confirmed to have the virus. It … Read more…

Must Read: What Brands Need to Know About Addressing Mental Health and Gen Z, Everlane Announces Organic Cotton Commitment

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. What brands need to know about addressing mental health and Gen ZGen Z customers are drastically different from their predecessors. And as brands try to cater to this demographic, they … Read more…

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Disability and Health Report

Laws and policies can help communities increase access to care and improve health for people with disabilities 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 … Read more…

White House Told Federal Health Agency To Classify Coronavirus Deliberations: Sources

The White House insistence on secrecy, potentially delaying the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. The NHOs in our February roundup help raise awareness about low vision, heart health, and teen dating violence. … … Read more…

Florida Health Department says in statement that 2 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died in the state

Florida Health Department says in statement that 2 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died in the state ABC News: US BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

As the global virus spreads and Texas records its fourth case, health experts join Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay to answer questions

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The virus has killed six people in Washington state, according to health officials. More than 3,000 have died globally from the outbreak.

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Watch: Reviewing Public Health Record Of New Coronavirus Commander Mike Pence

https://khn.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/02/CNN-Newsroom-With-Brooke-Baldwin-Laura-Ungar.mp4   KHN Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar appeared on “CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin” to discuss Vice President Mike Pence’s appointment to lead the nation’s response to the novel coronavirus in light of how he handled a 2015 … Read more…

Trump Team’s Coronavirus Rhetoric At Odds With Scientists And Health Experts | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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How Concerned Are Public Health Officials About Coronavirus Misinformation? | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Trump administration tries to play down the health and economic risks of the coronavirus

Administration officials fanned out on television and at a conservative political conference and blamed Democrats and the media for hyping the virus crisis. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

New coronavirus case in California is ‘evidence of community transmission,’ county health officials say

The Santa Clara Public Health Department announced a third case of coronavirus in the county possibly transmitted through community spread, which brings the total number of coronavirus cases in California to 10 and the total number of cases in the … Read more…

U.S. Health Workers Responding to Coronavirus Lacked Training and Protective Gear, Whistle-Blower Says

Team members were not properly trained, lacked necessary gear and moved freely around and off military bases where Americans were quarantined, a complaint says. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

China’s health care system under pressure as coronavirus continues to spread

Even though local authorities have rushed to build new hospitals, first-hand reports still describe inadequate hospital beds and medical care. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

‘Love Island’ Host’s Shock Death Revives Concerns Around Mental Health, Media Scrutiny

The death of popular “Love Island” host Caroline Flack has sent shockwaves across the U.K. and again raised long-running concerns about broadcaster ITV’s support of cast members on the hit reality competition as well as the country’s intense media scrutiny … Read more…

Tesla acknowledges ‘health epidemics’ as new risk in financial filing amid coronavirus outbreak

After estimating that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China would only cause their business a week-and-a-half production delay, Tesla now acknowledges “health epidemics” as a material risk in their annual financial filing. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals National Leadership Team

Chairman and CEO Greg Adams recently announced a new national leadership team and organizational structure for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals. The new organizational structure is designed to optimize Kaiser Permanente’s current operations for quality and affordability by further … Read more…

Google Health, the company’s newest product area, has ballooned to more than 500 employees

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

2019 financial results for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Hospitals

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marc Brown marc.t.brown@kp.org 510-271-6328 OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported 2019 annual financial results. Total operating revenues for 2019 were $ 84.5 billion, compared to $ 79.7 … Read more…

Hawaii nurses and health care professionals join alliance

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Laura M. Lott laura.m.lott@kp.org 808-432-5916 808-343-2406 (mobile) HONOLULU — Hawaii Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, a new union representing approximately 975 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and respiratory therapists, has joined the Alliance of Health Care … Read more…

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix show comes under fire from UK health chief

The chief executive of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), Simon Stevens, reportedly said Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix show, “the Goop Lab,” pushes “dubious wellness products and dodgy procedures.” Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

U.S. declares coronavirus health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China

WASHINGTON Reuters) – The Trump administration, while insisting the risk to Americans from coronavirus is low, nevertheless declared a public health emergency on Friday and announced the extraordinary step of barring entry to the United States of foreign nationals who … Read more…

A college student in Boston was diagnosed with measles. Health officials say many people may have been exposed

A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

World Health Organization chief to meet Chinese officials in Beijing as coronavirus deaths rise

The coronavirus has infected 2,116 people and killed 56. Cases have been identified in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Nepal, France, Australia and the U.S. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

United Airlines says two passengers examined by US health officials after appearing to show symptoms of coronavirus

Two passengers flying from Shanghai into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport were examined by U.S. health officials after appearing to show symptoms of the coronavirus, United Airlines said Tuesday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Modern Health’s Alyson Friedensohn Is Creating A Safe Space For Mental Health In The Office | Forbes

Forbes 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 donating over … Read more…

Electronic Health Records Creating A ‘New Era’ Of Health Care Fraud, Officials Say

The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors who overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblowers.(Lydia Zuraw/KHN) This story also ran on Fortune. This story can be republished for free (details). … Read more…

Google snaps up chief medical officer of health device maker AliveCor, weeks after buying Fitbit

Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati will join Google’s health clinical team and report to the chief health officer, Dr. Karen DeSalvo. 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…

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: How’s That Open Enrollment Going?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie's Stories Kimberly Leonard Washington Examiner @leonardkl Read Kimberly's Stories Alice Miranda Ollstein Politico @AliceOllstein Read Alice's Stories Paige Winfield Cunningham The Washington … Read more…

Kyrie Irving Speaks Out After Being Booed: ‘Sports Entertainment Matters More Than Someone’s Mental Health’

These Kyrie Irving fliers are posted across the street from TD Garden in Boston. “It happens all the time and Tonight just shows how Sports/Entertainment will always be ignorant and obtrusive,” Irving … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Trump to meet with vaping industry, public health advocates as he mulls flavored e-cigarette ban

Trump will meet with the vaping industry and public health advocates Friday as he weighs a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, the White House said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Warren’s Plan On ‘Medicare For All’ Could Raise Concerns Among Health Providers

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News’ chief Washington correspondent, joined host Scott Simon on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday to talk about the plan released by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for funding the “Medicare For All” health plan she has endorsed. She … Read more…

Bolivian forager-farmers known for amazing heart health are divided about what makes a good life

A small Bolivian society of indigenous forager-farmers, known for astonishingly healthy cardiovascular systems, is seeing a split in beliefs about what makes a good life. Some are holding more to tradition — family ties, hunting and forest medicine — but … Read more…