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Monogatari Character Designer Watanabe Akio Contracts the Coronavirus

The vile Chinese virus has wrapped its tendrils around another loved individual as notable character designer Watanabe Akio has contracted the Coronavirus, prompting his fans to deliver well-wishes hoping for his fast recovery. Watanabe has served as the character designer for countless anime, such as the Monogatari series, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou, Kami […]
Tags: Health, Japan, Medical, Anime, Watanabe, Bakemonogatari, Higurashi, Character Design, Coronavirus, Watanabe Akio, Gou Kami


Daniel Andrews walking 18 minutes a day as he recovers from serious back injury

Victorian premier says he’s making ‘steady progress’ after a ‘pretty painful’ few weeksDaniel Andrews says he’s making steady progress in his recovery from a serious back injury and is now walking about 18 minutes a day.Victoria’s premier suffered broken ribs and a fractured T7 vertebra after slipping on wet stairs at a holiday home on the Mornington Peninsula on 9 March. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Back Pain, Andrews, Mornington Peninsula


Improving coronavirus stats continue as LA County rolls into Orange Tier

Los Angels County will ease its coronavirus restrictions at one minute after midnight, joining Orange County in enacting looser regulations now that both are in the orange tier of the state’s monitoring system. That means movie theaters, restaurants, churches, museums, zoos and aquariums can go from 25% to 50% of capacity, while gyms will be increased from 10% to 25%. Card rooms and family entertainment centers can resume indoor operations at 25% of capacity. The county will still enforce certai...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Paul Simon, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Davis, Long Beach, Community, Catholic, Navajo Nation, Pasadena, Orange County


We must address glaring disparities in treatment [PODCAST]

“It is not enough to say we are anti-racist; we have to modify our systems to recognize that we have placed individuals of color at risk of poorer outcomes.  Lack of insurance, lack of finances, or even the presence of certain diagnoses may reflect less about the person and more about our society, our infrastructure, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Emergency Medicine, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Four people critically injured in Hawkesbury River boat explosion

At least eight people were on the vessel north of Sydney when it caught fire on Sunday afternoonA boat has exploded on the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney, leaving four people fighting for life with critical burns.Eight people suffered burns and smoke inhalation in the explosion at Brooklyn near Danger Island on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Brooklyn, New South Wales, Sydney, Boating Holidays, Hawkesbury River, Danger Island


Fertility experts debunk 19 myths about getting pregnant and fertility

Fertility specialist Cindy Duke and reproductive urologist Sriram Eleswarapu debunk common myths. They talk about how IVF isn't guaranteed to work and how stress does not cause pregnancy loss. Dr. Duke and Dr. Eleswarapu dive deep into these infertility myths on this episode of Debunked. See more stories on Insider's business page. Duke: "Sex position matters."Eleswarapu: So, that is a myth."IVF guarantees pregnancy."Duke: Oh, boy. It's a tough myth for patients to hear.Eleswarapu: ...
Tags: Health, Video, Science, Parenting, Pregnancy, Trends, Fertility, Pregnant, Debunked, Duke, Ucla, Cindy, Las Vegas Nevada, Video Format Debunked, Abby Tang Michelle Yan Huang Ally Giannini, Cindy Duke


Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement

Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing and action on climate changeOur cities are dominated by glass-faced edifices that overheat like greenhouses then guzzle energy to cool down. Instead, we could have buildings that are intimately connected to the living systems that have evolved with us, that celebrate the human-nature connection that is central to our wellbeing.As more of us in Australia live in urban areas and our cit...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Environment, Australia news, Architecture, Art and design, Flooding, Bushfires


Re-wilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement

Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing, biodiversity, and action on climate changeOur cities are dominated by glass-faced edifices that overheat like greenhouses then guzzle energy to cool down. Instead, we could have buildings that are intimately connected to the living systems that have evolved with us, that celebrate the human-nature connection that is central to our wellbeing.As more of us in Australia live in urban ar...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Environment, Architecture, Art and design, Endangered Species, Endangered habitats, Flooding, Bushfires


In memory of Bernard Lown

Dr. Bernard Lown died February 16, four months shy of his one-hundredth birthday. The Dr. Lown we knew does not emerge from the long list of his many accomplishments, which include the invention of the DC defibrillator and cardioversion, the development of the modern (and when he described it, revolutionary) approach to the care of […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, Bernard Lown, Lown, CRNA


No wonder patients detest our health care system, and doctors are leaving medicine in droves

My patient is a brilliant, 30-something-year-old highly educated woman with type 1 diabetes. I’ve known her for many years, since she was a teenager.  She is sweet and fun, even though she can be fierce and fiery at times. She has type 1 diabetes. She has been living with this life-altering, life-threatening disease for many […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Covid certificates on the cards for use in England since December

Report shows government was considering plan months before ministers went publicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA government-commissioned report in December examined how Covid certificates could be used to decide whether people should be allowed into sports events, pubs and other crowded spaces, months before ministers publicly confirmed the plan.A document prepared for NHS Test and Trace and seen by the Guardian shows that the research also looked into whether certif...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, UK News, Health policy, Guardian, Coronavirus


A physician’s search for meaning

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question always confounded me when people would ask me this as a child. What is this “growing up” you speak of? And why do I have to be something? I’m so content with my LEGOs, books, and video games. I was born in the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Why doctors are such bad investors

At any given moment, about half of the physicians in the U.S. aren’t millionaires. While certainly, this is true for most Americans in general, doctors make much more than most Americans. In fact, compared to the average income in the United States of $87,864, physicians make 3 to 4 times more income than the average. […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Finance, United States, Practice Management, PA NP, CRNA


Scientists create online games to show risks of AI emotion recognition

Public can try pulling faces to trick the technology, while critics highlight human rights concernsIt is a technology that has been frowned upon by ethicists: now researchers are hoping to unmask the reality of emotion recognition systems in an effort to boost public debate.Technology designed to identify human emotions using machine learning algorithms is a huge industry, with claims it could prove valuable in myriad situations, from road safety to market research. But critics say the technolog...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Technology, Privacy, UK News, Computing, Consciousness, University of Cambridge, Facial Recognition, Artificial intelligence (AI


Plea to ease Covid maternity rules as women continue to get bad news alone

But Not Maternity Alliance says postcode lottery remains despite guidance issued in DecemberThe majority of women who have received bad news about their pregnancy since December were on their own at the time, despite the NHS ordering trusts to allow partners to be present throughout scans, labour and birth, the Guardian can reveal.An alliance of pregnancy rights campaigners have written to the health secretary, Matt Hancock, urging him to draw up a roadmap for easing visiting restrictions in mat...
Tags: Health, Politics, Pregnancy, Society, UK News, NHS, Health policy, Maternity & paternity rights, Matt Hancock, Not Maternity Alliance


Don’t be the patient that says this

An excerpt from Injured to Elite: A Guide To Empowering Yourself to Transform Your Life After Injury. Don’t be the patient that says: “Doc, just tell me what to do …” Instead, you should ask for information to empower yourself to make decisions about your healing process. Framing questions around the clinician’s experience is always […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Orthopedics, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA


My rock’n’roll friendship with Lindy Morrison

She was in the Go-Betweens, Tracey Thorn was in the Marine Girls, their 30-year friendship enhanced both their livesOn 31 March 1983, she burst into my dressing room, asking at the top of her voice, “Has anyone here got a lipstick I can borrow?” I looked up to see a tall woman in a Lurex dress, with a mass of blonde hair. Our two bands, Marine Girls and the Go-Betweens, were on the same bill at the Lyceum in London. I was 20, and she was 31. I was a tentative singer, she was a loud, outspoken dr...
Tags: Psychology, Europe, Books, Music, Science, London, Friendship, Women, Life and style, Culture, Health & wellbeing, Paris, Roger Moore, Brisbane Australia, Tracey Thorn, Shakespeare and Co


"There were a number of prominent theologians during the years that I was going through the seminary who watered down the Resurrection, arguing that it was a symbol..."

"... for the conviction that the cause of Jesus goes on, or a metaphor for the fact that his followers, even after his horrific death, felt forgiven by their Lord. But this is utterly incommensurate with the sheer excitement on display in the Resurrection narratives and in the preaching of the first Christians. Can one really imagine St. Paul tearing into Corinth and breathlessly proclaiming that the righteous cause of a crucified criminal endures? Can one credibly hold that the apostles of Jes...
Tags: Psychology, Law, Mythology, Christianity, Jesus, Easter, Mediterranean, St Paul, Corinth, Ann Althouse, Dionysus Osiris Adonis, Bishop Robert Barron Wall Street Journal


The 'elite controllers' who can naturally suppress HIV

Research into how some HIV-positive people keep the virus at bay promises to yield new treatment possibilities, from vaccines to gene therapiesThe year was 1998 when Joel Blankson encountered a patient he would never forget. Blankson was working in the HIV clinic at John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, when an HIV-positive woman in her mid-40s arrived for some routine tests.Blankson gave her a PCR test, intending to prescribe a newly developed combination of medicines called antiretrovira...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Society, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Aids and HIV, Baltimore, John Hopkins School of Medicine, Blankson, Coronavirus, Joel Blankson


Blood clot cases ‘could dent faith of young women in AstraZeneca’

Experts urge public to go for inoculations as benefits far outweigh potential complicationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHealth officials are becoming increasingly worried that younger people will reject Covid jabs as concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine continue to grow. A total of 30 cases of rare blood clots have been linked to the jab in the UK, resulting in seven deaths. Eighteen million doses of the vaccine have been administered so far.It is feared that you...
Tags: Health, UK, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Life after a stroke: a mountaineer's guide to his biggest challenge yet

The British climber Malcolm Bass tells of the mental therapies that are helping him – and which others desperately needOne morning last August leading British mountaineer Malcolm Bass woke up knowing something was wrong with him but having no idea what it was. “I remember thinking I was struggling to sequence putting my contact lenses in, getting dressed and going through to the kitchen for breakfast,” says Bass, 56. “That sequence of tasks seemed very complicated to me when it wouldn’t normally...
Tags: Health, Sport, Society, Stroke, Mountaineering, Sarah, Perthshire, Simon, Malcolm, Yearsley, Malcolm Bass, Simon Yearsley



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