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FDA Launches Center of Excellence to Advance Digital Health

The Center of Excellence will boost the advancement of digital…
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Cal/OSHA Cites Health Care Facilities for COVID-19 Violations

The facilities failed to comply with a standard that mandates…
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Ohio-Based Collaboration Service For Biotech and Pharma Research, Within3, Raises $100 Million

Within3, a collaboration and communication service for the…
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EHRs Help Providers Demonstrate Value-Based Hospice and Palliative Care

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are increasingly being…
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New State Nursing Home Guidelines Allow for Long-Awaited Reunions

After over six months of separation, Beverly Wenzel is eagerly…
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A Healthy Lifestyle Can Help You Live Longer Even If You Have Chronic Conditions, Study Suggests

Exercise, a healthy diet and not smoking or drinking can help…

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'The Silver Lining': Biotech IPOs in The Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the public markets, leading…
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This Biotech Startup Just Raised $47 Million To Make Drugs From Fungi

In 1928, a Scottish researcher by the name of Alexander Fleming…
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N.C. Biotech Firm Announces Promising COVID-19 Treatment

DURHAM, N.C. – Researchers with a Triangle-area biotech firm…
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Local Biotech Firm Develops Drug For Respiratory Distress In COVID-19 Patients

Pittsburgh-based biotech company CytoAgents is launching into…
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How Biotech Is Financing The Lockdown Dip

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge knock-on effects on…

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The Head of WHO Warns That the 'Worst' Of The Coronavirus Pandemic is 'Ahead Of Us'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World…
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Many Small-Business Employees May Be Close to Losing Health Insurance

A health insurance crisis may be looming for employees of small…
Medical Syringe & Vaccine

Trump Disputes Health Officials, Sees Mass Vaccinations Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's…
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How Lyft’s Growing Medical Business is Trying To Close Gaps in Health Care Access

When Megan Callahan was weighing whether to join Lyft’s burgeoning…
Google

Local Businesses Can Highlight COVID-19 ‘Health & Safety’ Measures With Google My Business

The attributes should start appearing in Search and Maps soon.…

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Google Warns Of Government-Backed Cyber Groups Targeting Health Care Organizations

Google reported Wednesday that it had tracked at least a dozen…
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Americans Want Federal Government to Make Sharing Electronic Health Data Easier

A survey released Sept. 16 shows that clear majorities of Americans…
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Government Preps For COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

U.S. health agencies plan to offer everyone free immunization…
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US Will End Current Health Screening of Some Travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States plans to end enhanced…
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HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Higher Bar Set for Rapid Vaccine Clearance

Drugmakers seeking an emergency authorization for a coronavirus…

Hospitals News

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How to Solve the Coronavirus Ventilator Shortage

Mechanical ventilators play a critical role in the management of patients with severe respiratory illness, such as COVID-19, who require assistance because they cannot breathe effectively....
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Colorado Hospitals Report Having The PPE They Need As The State Struggles To Meet Targets

DENVER, Colorado — In Colorado, challenges acquiring…
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Urban Hospitals of Last Resort Cling to Life in Time of COVID

Victor Coronado felt lightheaded one morning last month when…
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Whatever Happened To ... The Instant Hospitals Built For COVID-19 Patients In Wuhan?

The 1,000-bed Huoshenshan Hospital (meaning Fire God Mountain)…
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Hospitals Brace For Flu Season and Coronavirus Double Threat

In recent months Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in San Diego’s…

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Health Insurance

Does Your Health Insurance Cover you For COVID-19?

Although most Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 are able to recover…
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Shopping For Health Insurance? Beware That Plan You’re Buying Might Fall Short

Open enrollment for health insurance is around the corner. That…
Health Insurance

My Year Without Health Insurance

Walking into a cancer center in search of a diagnosis can be…
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Study Shows Health Care Prices Have Risen While Previous Insurance Coverage Has Leveled Off

High prices, widening gaps in insurance coverage and racial disparities…
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Obamacare Boost Expected From New Trump Administration Health Plans

Growing business interest in a new type of health-care arrangement…

Lifestyle News

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New Health Warning As Two Pets in New York Confirmed To Have Coronavirus

Two cats in New York have been infected with the novel coronavirus,…
Healthy Lifestyle

Have You Crossed Your 30s? Make These Diet Changes

The pandemic coupled with long working hours, less physical…
Sugar

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Regular Sugar?

Most of us like to kick-start our day with a cup of tea or coffee,…
Genetics

Gene-Testing Opens Doors To A Healthier Lifestyle

Everyone wants to improve their health and know about their body.…
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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Chronic Disease

From social media influencers to great aunt Bess, everyone has…

Mental Health News

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Beyoncé Donates $6 Million To Mental Health Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The singer will fund underserved communities of color fighting…
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CHI Health Promotes Mental Health Talks in Schools with Book

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Going back to school can be a stressful…
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Can Face Masks Contribute To Mental Health Concerns?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — We have been told for months to wear…
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What Do Google Searches Tell Us About Our Mental Health?

Search engines store so much of our online activity that it's…
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The Pandemic Is a ‘Mental Health Crisis’ for Parents

New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed,…

Nursing News

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Cuomo Says It’s Up To Nursing Homes To Provide Accurate COVID-19 Data

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said nursing homes are responsible…
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Nursing Homes Given Federal Go-Ahead To Allow More Visitors

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which regulate…
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'Just A Matter of Time': Nurses Die as US Hospitals Fail To Contain Covid-19

Nurses at Alta Bates Summit medical center were on edge as early…
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Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk

Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early…
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New Jersey Nursing Home Where Authorities Found 17 Bodies Sued For Alleged Failures During Covid-19

The nephew of a man who died during the height of the coronavirus pandemic…

Patient Care News

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How A Coronavirus Symptom Checker Came To Steer Patients To Care From Texas to Estonia

When Covid-19 began spreading in the United States, Emory Healthcare…
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Dermatologists Combine In-Person Visits, Telemedicine To Care For Patients During Pandemic

Since elective procedures at Stanford Health Care resumed in…
Artifical Intelligence

"Ambient Intelligence" Could Transform Hospitals and Enhance Patient Care

A recent Stanford paper details ways hospitals could use artificial…
Patient

Global Clinical Practice Guideline Program to Improve Patient Care

Newswise — The Endocrine Society and the European Society…
Telehealth

Will Telemedicine Save US Health Care?

A category of unsung heroes in this pandemic are those that have…

Pharmaceuticals News

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening In The Labs of Pharma Companies Worldwide

A list of the major pharma players looking for solutions to tackle…
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Pharma Company Drastically Boosts Its Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Production

German pharmaceutical company BioNTech, which is currently…
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Pharma Insiders Are Raking in Money Despite No Guaranteed COVID-19 Vaccine | Opinion

On March 2, Joseph Kim, Inovio Pharmaceuticals' CEO, was one…
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‘Hell Has Frozen Over’: The Pharmaceutical Industry Stands in For A Politically Impaired FDA

How can Americans tell when the Food and Drug Administration…
Medical Syringe & Vaccine

Pharmaceutical Companies Sign Vaccine Safety Pledge

The nine companies are racing to develop the first coronavirus…

Safety & Quality News

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McDonald's Offering Free 'Thank You Meal' For Health, Safety Workers Through May 5

In appreciation for health care workers, police officers, firefighters…
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Keep Health Workers Safe To Keep Patients Safe: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments…
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Importance of Health, Safety Protocols For Kids As They Head Back To School

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As students embark on a new…
Google

Google My Business Adds Health & Safety Attributes

Now you can label if your business requires appointments, masks…
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Metro Commits To National Effort To Ensure Health and Safety of Returning Transit Riders

Metro has joined the American Public Transportation Association…

Technology News

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Houston Health Tech Startup Launches Game-Changing, At-Home Coronavirus Testing

Politicians, scientists, public health officials, and others…
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Local Biotech Company Plans Merger with Plano Drug Development Company To Fight HIV

With its eyes on curing HIV, a local biotech company is merging…
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How Thermal Cameras Protect Hospital Patients and Staff

Monitoring the health of incoming staff and patients has become…
Medical Tech

Remote Monitoring is Rapidly Growing — And A New Class of Patient-Consumer is Driving The Shift

A cardiac patient in Carlsbad sends their doctor in San Francisco…
Digital Tech

Is The Covid-19 Pandemic A Tipping Point For Digital Health?

Covid-19 may turn out to be digital health’s tipping point,…