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Coronavirus blog as it happened: surge testing to begin in east London after South African and Brazilian variants detected; WHO approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

Saturday’s news on Covid developments around the worldThousands waiting for dementia diagnoses during Covid crisisTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easingCanberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 12.01am BST That’s it for today from the global blog team. Thanks for following our coverage – more to follow in a few hours. 12.00am BST C...
Tags: Health, England, London, Society, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, COVID, IndiaUK


An acupuncturist’s take on the doctor-patient relationship [PODCAST]

“Every professional I have done the exercise with admitted that their ideal patient was inspired by someone they were close to in their personal life. It was usually a family member, a best friend, or themselves. The ones who carry the most unbearable sufferings-the kind that reminds us of ourselves and our loved ones most […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Coronavirus: The impact on the deaf community

Fresh calls for change are being made as the deaf community continues to be disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
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Sweden's single women IVF programme not 'as good as one would have hoped'

In 2016, single women in the country were given the same rights as couples to access fertility treatments.
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Sweden's IVF programme for single women not 'as good as hoped'

In 2016, single women in the country were given the same rights as couples to access fertility treatments.
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LA County posts 500 new coronavirus cases, but lowest positivity rate

The Annenberg Foundation partners with L.A. Works and Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills to run on a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to thank Los Angeles volunteers for their service on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) The Annenberg Foundation partners with L.A. Works and Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills to run on a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to thank Los Angeles volunteers for their service on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contri...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Community, Disneyland, Los Angeles County, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


Navigating a confusing and complex mental health system: a guide to care

It’s not always clear what sort of mental health care is the right care. What can you expect from different levels of care, and where can you find it?Between the GP and the emergency department, there are many different mental health care options but it’s not always clear which will best suit any person’s individual needs. As the majority of respondents to Guardian Australia’s reader callout told us about their interactions with the mental health system, the system is very complex and hard to na...
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Cities and states across the US are promising gift cards and event access to people with COVID-19 vaccines

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images State and local governments are trying to incentivize vaccinations against the coronavirus. It's an effort to promote vaccinations and push toward reaching herd immunity. So far, at least five states offer some form of incentive to encourage people to get the vaccine. See more sto...
Tags: Health, Texas, Science, Justice, Congress, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Connecticut, University Of Chicago, Vaccine, Houston, Detroit, Mike Duggan, Harris County


A step forward: a way to advance the mental health of health care professionals

On April 26, 2020, the nation was shocked by the suicide of Dr. Lorna Breen, a New York City emergency physician who was recovering from COVID-19 in Virginia. Dr. Breen is one of an unknown number of health care professionals who have experienced mental illness or taken their lives over the past year. Although this […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Virginia, New York City, Policy, Psychiatry, Breen, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA, COVID, Lorna Breen


Even during a pandemic, I focus on living

Lately, I ask myself, “Where is my focus?” Is it on what’s in my inbox, where I receive daily emails about COVID-19, the vaccine, what’s working, and what’s not? Is it on the news, the trial, the verdict, police shootings, and the state of unrest in our country? And if my focus is on what’s […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Mend your clothes and do yourself some good

Care and repair is an invaluable mantra for your wardrobe, your mental health, your wallet and the planetIn today’s society, many of us go through our whole lives without ever working with our hands; we live, we work, we eat, we buy, we repeat. Everything is made and delivered at a blistering rate, from fast food to fast fashion and, although this may keep the economy buoyant, it’s not necessarily good for our mental health, or for our planet.But during the past year of lockdown, we have been fo...
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Love is the strongest medicine

An excerpt from Love Is the Strongest Medicine: Notes from a Cancer Doctor on Connection, Creativity, and Compassion. For nearly two decades, I’ve been telling my oncology patients, with only a little irony, Welcome to your new normal. There’s no getting around the fact that a cancer diagnosis—for you or someone you love—is life-changing. Sometimes those […] 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: WHO approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use; Scotland records one new Covid death

Australians trying to return home from India could face fine or jail; Indian government ignored warnings on variant, scientists sayThousands waiting for dementia diagnoses during Covid crisisTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easingCanberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 4.18pm BST There have been 1,907 new coronavirus cases in the UK, b...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Scotland, India, Spain, Society, World news, Portugal, Brazil, Who, Vaccines and immunisation, Reuters, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID


Punjab Government Nurse Recruitment by BFUHS 2021

Staff Nurse Vacancy Recruitment by BFUHS 2021 In view of emergency situation arisen and to fight against COVID-19, the online application in the prescribed application format is invited by the Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot (Punjab) from the eligible candidates for filling up the following Staff NurseSarkari Naukri vacancy posts for at Government Medical Colleges Amritsar, Patiala and other attached Hospitals under Department of Medical Education... Please ...
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Coronavirus live news: UK expert urges patience as many still unvaccinated; Netherlands delays lockdown easing

Australians trying to return home from India could face fine or jail; Indian government ignored warnings on variant, scientists sayTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easing Canberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 1.25pm BST Turkish police have detained more than 200 people attending May Day marches amid a coronavirus-related curfew, Reut...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Russia, India, Society, World news, Netherlands, Vaccines and immunisation, Canberra, Istanbul, Reuters, Reddy, Taksim Square, Labs Ltd, Coronavirus


Blood clots and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine: a comic explanation

Emily Watters is a physician who explains the connection between blood clots and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (click to enlarge): Emily Watters is a psychiatrist and can be reached at The Cartoon Shrink. Image credits: Emily Watters Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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‘I was addicted to the high’: I became an influencer as a joke – then it nearly broke me

Comedian Bella Younger thought wellness Instagrammers were ripe for parody. Soon she was drawn in herself. Could Deliciously Stella find her way back to reality?I have always wanted to be a comedian or television presenter, but never knew how I’d make it happen. After years of working in TV production, pestering executives to put me in a show, I conceded that I might have to demonstrate to them what I could do in order to prove my worth. This is how I ended up spending a Friday afternoon in Apri...
Tags: Health, Media, Instagram, Celebrity, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Digital Media, Health & wellbeing, Bipolar Disorder, Edinburgh, Stella, Faye, Bella Younger


Coronavirus live news: controversial England care home rule scrapped; India daily cases top 400,000 for first time

Australians trying to return home from India could face fine or jail; Indian government ignored warnings on variant, scientists sayTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easing Canberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 8.10am BST Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to everyone reading. I’m Mattha Busby, here bringing you global coron...
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Home Depot employees pitch in for veterans at Canoga Park VFW

On Friday, April 30, The Home Depot Foundation partnered with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2805 in Canoga Park, to enhance its outdoor dining area for local veterans. Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, painted a fencing, provided materials for a fire pit, installed umbrellas and assembled patio heaters to enhance the outdoor dining area. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) On Friday, April 30, The Home Depot Foundation partnered with Veterans of...
Tags: Health, Home Depot, Business, News, India, Charity, US, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Canoga Park, Jose Ramirez, Home Depot Foundation


Hope Depot employees pitch in for veterans at Canoga Park VFW

On Friday, April 30, The Home Depot Foundation partnered with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2805 in Canoga Park, to enhance its outdoor dining area for local veterans. Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, painted a fencing, provided materials for a fire pit, installed umbrellas and assembled patio heaters to enhance the outdoor dining area. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) On Friday, April 30, The Home Depot Foundation partnered with Veterans of...
Tags: Health, Home Depot, Business, News, India, Charity, US, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Canoga Park, Jose Ramirez, Home Depot Foundation


Coronavirus live news: surge testing to begin in east London after South African and Brazilian variants detected; WHO approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

Australians trying to return home from India could face fine or jail; Indian government ignored warnings on variant, scientists sayThousands waiting for dementia diagnoses during Covid crisisTravellers in England to get one-week notice of overseas rule easingCanberra condemned over decision for Australians returning from IndiaUK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave - study See all our coronavirus coverage 5.29pm BST The number of people in intensive care units in France w...
Tags: Health, England, London, France, India, Society, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, Reuters, Coronavirus, COVID, IndiaUK



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