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When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? And other questions

After dealing with health concerns, restricted activities and a longing to return to normal for more than nine months, the arrival of not one but two COVID-19 vaccines is great news, right? Yes, but it’s also the start of a likely months-long process, and it comes with a whole new set of questions, some of which we don’t know the answer to yet. Read on for some of those questions, and the best answers we could find – and we’ll be updating this list as we learn more, so check back later for more ...
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Covid hotspots NSW: list of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locations

Here are the current coronavirus hotspots in New South Wales and what to do if you’ve visited themVictoria closes border to NSWVictoria Covid hotspots: list of Melbourne and regional case locationsDownload the free Guardian appNew South Wales health authorities have updated a list of hotspots Covid-positive people have visited while infectious.Those who attended some locations must isolate immediately for 14 days after you were last there, others must monitor for symptoms. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, South Wales, Coronavirus, NSWVictoria Covid


Every 10 minutes someone in LA County dies from the coronavirus. Here are some of their stories.

A landscaper. A hairstylist. A father, a mother. A son, a daughter. A best friend. A nurse. A retired dentist. Every 10 minutes, health officials say, someone in Los Angeles County dies from the coronavirus. The virus’s wrath has surged anew in recent weeks, fueled, county officials say, by holiday gatherings, pandemic fatigue and disregard for safety measures. New cases have ballooned. Hospitalizations, which generally lag a couple of weeks behind, have followed. And so has the death toll: LA C...
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Bottles and pacifiers: advice from a Latinx pediatrician [PODCAST]

“Growing up in Puerto Rico, ‘babas’ (bottles: biberón/botellas) and ‘bobos’ (pacifiers:  chupetes/chupón) were very common among the families and children of the island.  I still remember our Abuelita giving us milk in our “babas,” so my younger sister and I were sure to fall asleep better.  From the time of our births, to when my […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Puerto Rico, Pediatrics, PA NP, CRNA


Wisconsin police arrest hospital worker suspected of intentionally spoiling Covid vaccine doses

Investigation launched after medical centre says worker admitted leaving 500 doses out of refrigerationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice in Wisconsin said on Thursday evening that they had arrested a hospital employee who was fired after being suspected of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.Law enforcement and federal authorities in the US had already been investigating after a health center in the state said an employee admitted to ...
Tags: Health, US, Society, World news, US news, Wisconsin, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Pet Food Recalled After at Least 28 Dogs Die, FDA Says

More than two dozen dogs have died after ingesting specific lots of Sportmix pet food that contained potentially deadly levels of aflatoxin, the Food and Drug Administration said this week.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Dogs, Recalls, Food And Drug Administration, Dog Food, Sportmix


122 workers test positive for COVID-19 at In-N-Out locations in Colorado

The COVID-19 outbreaks at Colorado’s two In-N-Out Burger restaurants have grown over the last week, with the state now reporting 122 employees have tested positive for the virus between the chain’s Aurora and Colorado Springs locations. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s outbreak database, updated publicly every Wednesday, now shows 80 confirmed staff cases at the Colorado Springs restaurant and 42 confirmed cases among employees at the Aurora location. Last week, the two...
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Key London hospital preparing for Covid-only care as cases surge

University College hospital scrambling to convert theatres, recovery areas and stroke wards into ICUsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of London’s biggest hospitals has warned it is on track to become virtually Covid-only amid a surge in cases in the capital that has left it scrambling to convert operating theatres, surgical recovery areas and stroke wards into intensive care units for the very sick.As the daily coronavirus case numbers in the UK continued an appare...
Tags: Health, UK, England, London, Society, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, University College London, University College, UCLH, Coronavirus, Marcel Levi


Can we do better when delivering bad news in trauma?

On a recent trauma call, we had a busy night, culminating in a horrific motorcycle trauma that came in early in the morning. The patient had devastating injuries and ended up dying. The detectives finally tracked down the patient’s family. I cleaned myself up, put on my white coat and had the family sit down […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Be careful when using preprint servers for medical research reports

The coronavirus pandemic posed unprecedented challenges and forced a shift towards an accelerated digital transformation. The COVID-19 public health emergency focused attention on timely dissemination and reporting of research findings, resulting in the rapid growth of preprint platforms. Preprint servers like medRxiv, bioRxiv, ChemRxiv, arXiv, and ResearchSquare received attention for sharing preliminary research during the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician,...
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Creativity in medical school and beyond

On those brisk walks across the hospital, I briefly look over at the instillations from local artists. Those pieces ignite a chain reaction of creative empathy and even critique from both patient and provider alike. In the briefest moment, we mentally collide into the artist’s creation, catching glimpses of their point of view. The result […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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How should I treat insect bites? Do home remedies work? | Cameron Webb

There is surprisingly little formal research into how best to deal with bug bites and stings but there are some things that might helpIt’s the holidays and we’re spending more time outdoors. This means we’re exposed to the more annoying and painful aspects of summer – insect bites and stings.There are plenty of products at the local pharmacy to treat these. Some treat the initial bite or sting, others the itchy aftermath. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Environment, Life and style, Australia news, Health & wellbeing, Insects, Cameron Webb, Australian lifestyle


Japan Creating Tracking System for Overseas Travels for Coronavirus Prevention

It seems Japan is starting to grow desperate when it comes to containing the Chinese plague as the government is apparently willing to sacrifice the privacy of overseas travelers by tracking them to prevent further spreading of the disease. The news was disclosed by a government official and digital transformation minister Takuya Hirai ominously stated […]
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A deep dive into "the cult of Dr. Phil"

YouTuber Big Joel uses a clip of Dr. Phil's treatment of a troubled guest to explore what he calls "the cult of Dr. Phil." Under the auspices of psychology and self-help, he says Dr. Phil constructs a power dynamic that exploits such guests for entertainment purposes. — Read the rest
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Wisconsin health worker 'deliberately spoiled 500 Covid vaccine doses'

Investigation launched after medical centre says worker admitted leaving doses out of refrigerationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice and federal authorities in the US are investigating after a Wisconsin health centre said an employee admitted to deliberately spoiling 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine.Aurora medical centre, in Grafton, first reported that the doses had been spoiled on Saturday, saying a staff member had accidentally left them out of refrigeration o...
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The Biggest Science News of 2020

[Yelling into a cavernous chamber as supernovae explode in the dark and a gust of hot wind comes whistling through] SCIENCE!!!!Read more...
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Health care organizations: Clean up your house first, then you can tackle racism in patient care

The new American Medical Association policy recognizing racism as a public health threat and providing an anti-racist approach to equitable care will have no effectiveness unless health care organizations get their own houses in order and actively do anti-racism work in their own institutions. Although I’m not a health care provider, as a health care communicator whose […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Heart Disease Prevention - Will Burnout Lead To Atrial Fibrillation?

Old age, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, a family of history of the disorder, and respiratory diseases are some of the risk factors for AFib. A recent study reported that vital exhaustion is linked to development of AFib. Find out more at: https://www.howtopreventheartdisease.com/will-burnout-lead-to-atrial-fibrillation.html [Heart Disease Prevention - 8 Simple Ways You Can Do Immediately] [Author: Unknown]
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The COVID-19 vaccine won’t solve major substance use disorder treatment gaps

As if COVID-19 weren’t bad enough during the pandemic, another public health crisis – substance use disorder (SUD) – has gone from bad to worse, while access to behavioral health services is shrinking. As of September, more than half (52%) of community behavioral health organizations have seen an increase in demand for services, and half […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Infectious Disease, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


From volunteering to vaccines … the best of a bad year

Covid may have made 2020 a year to forget, but amid the gloom there were plenty of positive momentsWhat with one thing and another, 2020 hasn’t been a great 12 months. But the hardest year, perhaps, that many of us will have experienced has also brought some startling achievements, positive consequences and uplifting moments – a few flashes of light in the gloom. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Renewable Energy, Cycling, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Review of the year: uncovering the science of Covid-19 (part two) - podcast

This year, the Sars-CoV-2 virus has come to dominate both the headlines and our lives. In the second of two episodes reviewing the science of the pandemic so far, the Guardian’s health editor, Sarah Boseley, its science editor, Ian Sample, and producer Madeleine Finlay give their thoughts on what has happened over 2020, alongside professors Eleanor Riley, John Drury and Christina PagelReview of the year: part one Continue reading...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Science, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Sarah Boseley, Ian Sample, Coronavirus, Madeleine Finlay, Eleanor Riley John Drury, Christina PagelReview


#618 How Small Businesses Can Stand Out Online and Reach New Customers in 2021

Listen to “#618 How Small Businesses Can Stand Out Online and Reach New Customers in 2021” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1, starting at 0:00: Having a digital presence during this pandemic is essential for communicating and doing business. What specific things can you be doing to increase your digital presence, stand out online, and reach new customers this year? SEGMENT 2, starting at 16:30: Emotional health struggles are at an all-time high duri...
Tags: Google, Sales, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Podcasting, Digital Innovation, Mark, Ralph, Jay Oakerson, Mark Henick, Ralph Sutton, Digital Presence, Small Business Radio Show, GaS Digital Network, Google Customer Solutions



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