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With technical issue delaying results, LA County reports two-day total of 29,464 new coronavirus cases

Two day’s worth of statistics added up to daunting numbers from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Saturday, Dec. 26, as 29,464 new coronavirus cases were posted. Already packed hospitals around the county reported more COVID-19 patients, putting further pressure on dwindling intensive-care units amid the worsening outbreak. The caseload totals reflected 13,185 cases reported Saturday and 15,538 cases from Friday, Dec. 25; as well as 741 new cases from Long Beach. Officials di...
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Australia news live: NSW records seven new Covid cases, six linked to Avalon cluster

Seventh case lives on northern beaches with source under investigation, as Avalon cluster grows to 122. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveGreater Sydney to revert to pre-Christmas restrictions Covid hotspots NSW: Sydney and regional locations 1.10am GMT A total fire ban has been declared in much of Victoria’s north-west and parts of the NSW Riverina as the states brace for scorching temperatures and dry winds.The Victorian Country Fire Authority says large parts of the state face a...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Holiday Inn, North West, Victoria, Melbourne, Gladys Berejiklian, Victorian Country Fire Authority, Coronavirus, NSW Riverina, Eastern Riverina


Surgical smoke evacuators and inertia in the time of COVID [PODCAST]

“Early in the pandemic, in thinking of and discussing possible solutions to help protect health care workers, two of my former colleagues and I recalled a device called the Surgical Smoke Evacuator (SSE), which we used extensively since the 1990s when we worked together at the University of Pittsburgh to collect and safely dispose of […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Infectious Disease, University of Pittsburgh, PA NP, Critical Care, Anesthesiology, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Australia news live: NSW records seven new Covid cases linked to northern beaches cluster

Avalon cluster grows to 122 as residents of Sydney’s northern beaches again asked to stay at home. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveGreater Sydney to revert to pre-Christmas restrictions Covid hotspots NSW: Sydney and regional locations 12.32am GMT On another issue, Berejiklian is asked if she thinks a plebiscite on voluntary assisted dying would be the best way to deal with the issue. “No, I don’t,” she replies. 12.30am GMT Can the premier assure “this won’t happen again”? B...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Gladys Berejiklian, Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Coronavirus: Cases of new variant appear worldwide

Several European nations as well as Canada and Japan detect the variant first reported in the UK.
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West San Fernando Valley residents bring holiday aid and cheer to unhoused neighbors, friends

On a rainy afternoon, West San Fernando Valley residents delivered home-cooked meals and donations of warm mittens, knit hats, socks and other supplies to many of their neighbors who were experiencing homelessness on Christmas Eve. As part of the outreach organized by the West Valley People’s Alliance, the West Valley Homes Yes, and FISH of the West Valley, several teams fanned out from the Chatsworth Hindu Temple in Chatsworth, on Thursday, Dec. 24. Their car trunks filled with an assorted arra...
Tags: Health, News, Holidays, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Chatsworth, Sam, West Valley, McCarty, Los Angeles Daily News, Folx, Top Stories LADN, Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News SCNG


Australia news live: northern beaches back in lockdown as alert raised over more Sydney locations

Residents of Sydney’s northern beaches are under stay-at-home orders again today after a Christmas reprieve. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveGreater Sydney to revert to pre-Christmas restrictions Covid hotspots NSW: Sydney and regional locations 10.31pm GMT No cases in Victoria again today.Yesterday there were 0 new local cases & 0 lives lost. 0 new cases were acquired interstate, 1 international. There are 10 active cases in quarantine or self-isolation. 5,848 test results were ...
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Australia news live: Northern beaches back in lockdown as Covid-19 spreads across Sydney

Residents of Sydney’s northern beaches are under stay-at-home orders again today after a Christmas reprieve; NSW recorded nine new cases of locally acquired coronavirus on Boxing Day. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 9.31pm GMT Good morning, and welcome to the Australia news live blog for 27 December. I’m Luke Henriques-Gomes. Here are the headlines. 9.31pm GMT The Northern Beaches council mayor, Michael Regan, appeared on ABC News Breakfast earlier today. The region is battl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, ABC News Breakfast, Gladys Berejiklian, Michael Regan, Luke Henriques Gomes, Coronavirus


EFT TAPPING FOR INFERTILITY EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE

Emotional Freedom Technique - A Personal Development Plan EFT can be used for infertility as well as anything else.  Here is a good article on how it's done:   Emotional Freedom Technique - A Personal Development Plan By Claire Covington Using the Emotional Freedom Technique you work with the body's electrical energy systems to release SEE ALSO MEDITATION AND VISUALIZATION FOR PREGNANCY limiting beliefs and actions by changing patterns of reaction to experience focused self developme...
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New antidepressants can lift depression and suicidal thoughts fast, but don’t expect magic cures

Depression is the most common cause of disability in the world. Chances are high that you or someone you know will experience a period when depression gets in the way of work, social life or family life. Nearly two in three people with depression will experience severe effects.As a psychiatrist specializing in behavioral neuroscience, I help patients who suffer from mood disorders. Many have “treatment-resistant" depression and are on a nearly constant search for relief. There have been some ex...
Tags: Psychology, Mental Health, Brain, Depression, Healthcare, Innovation, National Institutes of Health, Mind, National Institute on Drug Abuse, SSRI, Nicholas Mischel, Behavioral Neurosciences


21 for ’21: little sparks of joy

Keep it Simple is a bumper sticker slogan. Life during a pandemic has been anything but simple, and the holiday season presents (not the gift kind) its own special challenges. So does living alone and trying to stay humanized. In his book Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, Surgeon […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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COVID-19 vaccine and disinformation: How health care providers can leverage social media to combat this trend

If you’ve scrolled through social media lately, you’ve undoubtedly encountered a swirl of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. In one video, a young woman gets a COVID-19 vaccine, and within a few hours, begins climbing the walls of her room as if possessed by a demon. Another one shows a young man shaking uncontrollably in the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Negotiate your employment agreement after residency

A lot is happening when graduating medical residents are looking for employment after completing graduate medical education. They are finishing their residencies, taking the specialty boards, and trying to decide where they will be spending the rest of their lives. Considering a new job offer can be both exciting and stressful. It is natural in such circumstances to focus on what the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
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Why some Americans don't believe in election results, according to a researcher who says it's related to the psychology of fairness

A new survey from NPR, PBS NewsHour, and Marist found that nearly three-quarters of Republicans didn't trust the election results. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images When people don't get the outcome they want after a decision is made — one that is central to their identity — they tend to look for unfairness in the decision-making process, says psychology researcher David M. Mayer, PhD.  Even when an unfavorable result comes out of an objectively fair process, people ar...
Tags: Psychology, Decisions, Politics, Supreme Court, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, United States, Fairness, Republican, Biden, Election, Donald Trump, Credit Karma, Nordic


Harness the power of social media to reach COVID immunity: #CovidVaccine

The roll-out of the COVID vaccine, which started in the U.S. recently, brought hope to millions of Americans reeling under the protracted coronavirus pandemic. The phrase “this is the beginning of the end” was used repeatedly by interviewed vaccinated individuals and health care officials as well as in the news media to express a sigh […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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What happened last week? Pfizer's and Moderna's vaccine rollout widened, China targeted Jack Ma's Alibaba, and the UK border with Europe closed.

A medical worker inside an intensive care unit on December 22. Yara Nardi/Reuters What happened last week? By late Wednesday, the US hit a milestone: 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in 10 days.  This week brought further scrutiny of Alibaba and Ant Group leader Jack Ma, both inside and outside China. After being closed for days, the border between the UK and EU reopened. Of 2,637 drivers who had been tested by midday Thursday, only three tests came back positi...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, News, California, Washington, France, China, US, Trends, Eu, Tesco, Hospitals, Alibaba, San Diego, Pfizer


With cancer, you often get some prep time

Some poignant moments with patients take me by surprise.  I have had hundreds (thousands?) of difficult discussions with patients.  They are all difficult and unique, but sometimes they unexpectedly and without good explanation, catch me off guard. I saw a long term patient with metastatic cancer who survived recent saddle PE despite a delay in […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Ten reasons why we got Covid-19 vaccines so quickly without 'cutting corners' | Adam Finn

The speedy rollout is thanks to a combination of foresight, hard work and lucky breaksCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe speed at which effective Covid-19 vaccines have come through to authorisation has caused surprise. Compared with previous vaccines, the process has been very fast and so, naturally, people are asking how can it have happened without some kind of compromise on standards and care. Explaining it all as simply a result of the wonders of the latest scie...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Adam Finn


Daniel Howell: 'If young people aren't supported it's going to screw everybody'

In our latest report for this year’s Guardian and Observer charity appeal, we talk to the Young Minds ambassador and YouTube star• Please donate to our appeal hereDaniel Howell has spent the pandemic in “a slight apocalyptic nuclear bunker”, with terrible internet. It is quite the revelation for someone who shot to stardom documenting his life on YouTube, with his channel reaching more than 6 million subscribers.Speaking over a Zoom call, the former BBC Radio 1 presenter jokes that his routine “...
Tags: Health, Children, Society, Mental Health, NHS, Young People, BBC Radio, Howell, Daniel Howell


Photos: Staff photographer Keith Birmingham shares his images of the year 2020

  Brandi Chastain (#6) tears off her uniform top and cheers after scoring the winning shootout goal for the U.S. Women’s World Cup soccer team at the Rose Bowl in 1999. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) USA’s players from left: Jullie Foudy, Joy Fawcett, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Brandi Chastain are seen during the medal ceremony after the gold medal women’s soccer game between USA and Brazil for the Athens 2004 Olympics at the Karaiskaki stadium in Athens, on Thursday A...
Tags: Health, Google, Business, Japan, Usa, News, Sweden, Education, Washington, Government, China, Germany, America, Atlanta, Sport, Ap



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