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Peter Dutton hits back at WA premier, insisting states had agreed to manage hotel quarantine

Federal minister rejects call for commonwealth to make defence facilities available for returned travellers, saying they are too ‘austere’New Perth case confirmed as hotel quarantine failures condemnedThe defence minister, Peter Dutton, has slapped down the WA Premier Mark McGowan after he called on the commonwealth to “step up” and take responsibility for quarantining returned travellers.Dutton, who is in home quarantine in Queensland after visiting Perth last week, said the WA government had m...
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Leadership lessons from Dr. Fauci [PODCAST]

“Dr. Fauci navigated the delicate balance between his obligation to the American people as one of our most respected physician-scientists and holding on to his job in a federal government whose leader doesn’t take kindly to independent thought that potentially upstages his own. Dr. Fauci not only survived multiple appearances on the national stage with […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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More coronavirus vaccinations available without appointments; LA County numbers still improving

Los Angeles County reported 443 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 additional deaths on Saturday, April 24, as health officials prepared to resume administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines after a pause due to concerns over rare instances of blood clots. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals dropped from 453 to 444, according to state figures, while the number of those patients in intensive care fell from 106 to 101. Saturday’s numbers brought the county’s totals to 1,231,...
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Coronavirus live news: more than half of UK population has had first jab; oxygen tank explodes at Iraq Covid hospital

Major casualties after after oxygen tank explodes at Baghdad hospital; parts of western Australia in three-day lockdownIndia’s daily Covid death toll hits new record amid oxygen shortagesCovid spread as overcrowding doubles among private renters in England‘Smell training’ recommended for Covid anosmiaGlobal report: Tokyo goes under state of emergencyUS lifts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine See all our coronavirus coverage 11.38pm BST Costa Rica on Saturday registered 1,830 new Covid-19 in...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Australia, Iraq, Society, World news, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Costa Rica, Baghdad, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, INA, Coronavirus, COVID


Can Australia achieve herd immunity to coronavirus, and what happens if not?

Declining immunity and new viral variants may mean annual vaccine boosters are neededImmunologists and virologists are questioning the ability of populations to ever achieve herd immunity to Covid-19.They say gradually waning immunity to the virus after infection or vaccination, and the impact of variants, mean it is likely annual vaccinations will be required and cases will continue to occur. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Irresistible Benefits of Hot Tubs

Many people have reaped a lot of benefits after investing in warm water on tubs. For some, this is not only about relaxation after a long day at work but also escaping the freezing bite of cold during winter. Others discover that the tubs are where they can party with friends and enjoy celebrations. Regardless […] The post Irresistible Benefits of Hot Tubs appeared first on Not So Average Mama.
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How shame tried to hijack my medical training

Can you remember a situation when shame showed up and tried to take over? Shame is like that opinionated, argumentative uncle who you only see at family dinners on holidays. His mission to seek and destroy any vulnerable, unsuspecting targets. For me, shame showed up as an uninvited narrator on my first call night, as […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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LA city officials join plan to appeal Judge Carter’s order to house Skid Row’s homeless immediately

The city of Los Angeles has joined the county in announcing that it will appeal a judge’s ruling requiring the entities to offer housing to the entire homeless population on Skid Row by October. Attorneys for the county, meanwhile, filed paperwork Friday asking that the judge place a stay on his order pending a resolution of the appeal. As expected, Los Angeles County has given notice to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that it will fight a federal judge’s order that the city and county mus...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Eric Garcetti, County, Carter, Los Angeles County, LA County, Garcetti, U S 9th Circuit Court of Appeals


Back Pain Care at Home: 3 Tips from a Physiotherapist

Tips for back pain care at home are essential as we have been noticing an increase in back pain cases in Singapore recently. This could be due to unergonomic work from home situations as well as the general increase in physical and sporting activity among Singaporeans. Sudden back pain can be caused by prolonged hours […] The post Back Pain Care at Home: 3 Tips from a Physiotherapist appeared first on Core Concepts Physiotherapy.
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Dying of loneliness: the COVID-19 epidemic in children and adolescents

We stood at the bedside.  Our eyes met through plastic goggles and face shields.  Wordlessly, we acknowledged a palpable shift.  We three pediatric emergency physicians staffed our New York City ER that late fall day, caring for the third teen in a row echoing the same sentiments: I feel exhausted, hopeless, alone. COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus, New York City ER


The city my grandfather used to call home no longer exists – except in our minds

After his death, I wanted to know more about his life, and the city that made him and very nearly killed himEvery Hanukkah through my childhood, if I was visiting my grandparents’ Liverpool home, my Grandpa Oskar told me the exact same story. With a pickle on his side plate – my grandma serving up his favourite dinner of latkes, vusht (smoked sausage) and eggs – he’d recount the night during this very Jewish festival in 1937 that his family – our family – fled for their lives from the Nazis.The ...
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Coronavirus live news: more than half of UK population has had first Covid jab; Germany restricts travel from India

Parts of western Australia in three-day lockdown; Germany reports 23,392 Covid cases; Thailand curbs shop opening hours after daily case recordIndia’s daily Covid death toll hits new record amid oxygen shortages‘Smell training’ recommended for Covid anosmiaGlobal report: Tokyo goes under state of emergencyUS lifts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine Fears Covid anxiety syndrome could stop people reintegratingSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.59pm BST Cambodia recorded a daily record of 10 ne...
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Preventing Acne in College: A CF Survival Guide

Yes, you can prevent acne before it starts. Here's how.
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Coronavirus live news: Germany restricts travel from India ; children ‘left behind’ in vaccine trials, says UK expert

Parts of western Australia in three-day lockdown; Germany reports 23,392 Covid cases; Thailand curbs shop opening hours after daily case recordIndia’s daily Covid death toll hits new record amid oxygen shortages‘Smell training’ recommended for Covid anosmiaGlobal report: Tokyo goes under state of emergencyUS lifts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine Fears Covid anxiety syndrome could stop people reintegratingSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.11pm BST Scientists are recommending “smell traini...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Germany, India, Society, World news, Thailand, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson Johnson, Coronavirus, COVID, Clea Skopeliti, Edna Mohamed


To the patient who wants to die: a psychologist’s perspective

I’ve been there. In my first two years of severe, chronic pain, I was right where you are at. I felt hopeless, mentally exhausted, and didn’t want to keep living with an extreme level of pain anymore. I felt there was no point if I couldn’t do the things I wanted to do and live […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Coronavirus live news: India sets new world record for daily cases; restrictions on outdoor mixing eased in Wales

Parts of western Australia in three-day lockdown; Germany reports 23,392 Covid cases; Thailand curbs shop opening hours after daily case recordIndia’s hospital crisis deepens, Tokyo goes under state of emergencyUS lifts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine Fears Covid anxiety syndrome could stop people reintegratingSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.14am BST Cambodia closed all markets in the capital Phnom Penh on Saturday to contain a spike in coronavirus infections as thousands of families p...
Tags: Health, Wales, Australia, Germany, India, Society, World news, Thailand, Cambodia, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, Coronavirus


Western Australia Covid lockdown: new case confirmed as hotel quarantine failures condemned

Australian Medical Association president Dr Omar Khorshid says state governments are not doing enough to protect those in quarantine from coronavirusContinued leaks from hotel quarantine are “a frustration to all Australians” and state governments are not doing enough to prevent it, the president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Omar Khorshid, has said, while the Western Australian premier called on the federal government to “step up and help”.Authorities revealed one new community cas...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Perth, Western Australia, WA, Australian Medical Association, Coronavirus, Omar Khorshid


‘Clients want us to clean the air’: how the pandemic took hygiene to a whole new level

The past year has turbo-charged our relationship with cleanliness, raising expectations and turning many into germophobes. Has it gone too far?Before Lynsey Crombie sits on a train, or outside a cafe, she takes out her antibacterial wipes and cleans the table, the arms of her seat – anywhere she might touch or put her phone down. “I’ve always done it,” says the bestselling author of The 15-Minute Clean and How To Clean Your House And Tidy Up Your Life. “Until last year I used to get some funny l...
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Vaccine Demand Decline Prompts Greater Sacramento-Area Counties To Launch Mobile Clinics

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Fears Covid anxiety syndrome could stop people reintegrating

Exclusive: compulsive hygiene habits and fear of public places could remain for some after lockdown lifted, researchers sayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists have expressed concern that residual anxiety over coronavirus may have led some people to develop compulsive hygiene habits that could prevent them from reintegrating into the outside world, even though Covid hospitalisations and deaths in the UK are coming down.The concept of “Covid anxiety syndrome” was...
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Western Australia Covid lockdown: hotel quarantine failures condemned as McGowan urges Morrison to ‘step up and help’

Australian Medical Association president Dr Omar Khorshid says state governments are not doing enough to protect those in quarantine from coronavirusContinued leaks from hotel quarantine are “a frustration to all Australians” and state governments are not doing enough to prevent it, the president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Omar Khorshid, has said, while the Western Australian premier called on the federal government to “step up and help”.WA’s Perth and Peel region on Saturday a...
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‘A Herculean effort’: LA County’s Libraries begin to reopen a year after COVID-19 shut them down

Librarian Erika Goodwin is back at her desk at the San Fernando Library on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 after the LA County Library began opening libraries this week for in person visits. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Duane Wente, of San Fernando, visits the San Fernando Library on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 after the LA County Library began opening libraries this week for in person visits. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Librarian Erika Goo...
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5 Symptoms to Watch Out for After Surgery

Recovering from surgery can be a challenging time, especially if your range of motion is restricted. You may find that you need help with daily tasks like using the toilet and taking a shower but chances are you have a loved one to help you with these tasks until you are back on your feet. Whilst you do need to focus on your healing and get a good night’s rest (anyone who has ever been in hospital... Source
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