Parents look to private schools for in-person instruction as school districts announce online starts

As more schools announce online starts for fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents are looking to private schools for face-to-face instruction. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Best Buy’s health chief to step down, will remain an advisor as company pursues long-term ambitions

Best Buy has bought two health tech-related companies in recent years, and its CEO has spoken of bigger ambitions. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Hospitals saw fewer heart attacks and strokes as the coronavirus pandemic struck — and nobody knows why

Did patients have fewer heart attacks and strokes in this period due to lifestyle changes stemming from the pandemic? Or did rates stay constant with more people suffering at home instead of coming into the emergency room? Health and Science … Read more…

The US missed a chance to control outbreak. Now it’s ‘impossible to predict’ how long the pandemic will last, Fauci says

Without a national effort to adhere to preventative measures, the nation’s top infectious disease doctor said, it will be impossible to predict how much longer the Covid-19 pandemic will last in the United States. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

Innovative Solutions to Address Social Isolation in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP) for a Spotlight on Health webinar on Monday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The … Read more…

White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

The White House denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in some hard-hit states look bad as “entirely false.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

August National Health Observances: Immunization, Children’s Eye Health and Safety, and Breastfeeding

Help spread the word about National Immunization Awareness Month, Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and National Breastfeeding Month in August. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Nancy Pelosi imposes mandatory mask policy for House floor after GOP Rep. Gohmert tests positive for coronavirus

The new policy comes just hours after Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Now Available: 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, USDA and HHS Now Accepting Comments

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has completed their review of the evidence on nutrition and health, and their Scientific Report is now available online. The final report reflects the Advisory Committee’s full examination of the evidence using three rigorous … Read more…

Hospitals look to resume normal operations, but patients still fear seeking care

While normal hospital operations look set to resume, patients remain concerned about seeking care but analysts are optimistic for a recovery in elective procedures post-coronavirus. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

First cases of coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome identified in children in South Carolina

Two children in South Carolina have been diagnosed with the coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome, according to the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Trump wears coronavirus mask publicly for first time during visit to Walter Reed military hospital

Before departing for Walter Reed, Trump told reporters on the White House South Lawn that he would “probably have a mask” while visiting the hospital. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

28% of Covid-19 tests are positive in one Florida county as the US breaks another case record

Another record-setting day of Covid-19 cases across the US again put a blistering spotlight on Florida, already suffering with particularly high instances of new cases and hospitalizations. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Trump’s rift with White House health advisor Fauci widens as coronavirus cases continue to hit new records

“Dr. Fauci’s a nice man, but he’s made a lot of mistakes,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Thursday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Georgia governor reopens coronavirus field hospital at Atlanta convention center

Georgia plans to convert Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center into a makeshift hospital again as the state struggles with a rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in ‘sick Hunger Games’ competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said states were forced to compete in a “Hunger Games”-like competition for personal protective equipment when the pandemic began because of a lackluster national response. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and girlfriend of president’s son, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, tested positive for coronavirus while in South Dakota on Friday, according to NBC News citing sources. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccines: ‘Encouraging’ early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

Scientists around the world are racing to develop Covid-19 vaccines and there’s news almost daily about steps forward — this week, there was “encouraging” preliminary data for some vaccine candidates and word from top health officials that the United States … Read more…

Texas reports record number of new coronavirus cases, extends ban on elective surgeries

Texas reported more than 6,900 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a record daily increase that brings the state’s total to nearly 160,000 cases, according to the state’s department of health. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

CDC expresses ‘substantial disappointment’ with American Airlines for resuming full flights amid coronavirus

A top CDC official expressed “substantial disappointment” with American Airlines for announcing that it will resume full flights starting Wednesday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

Help spread the word about National Youth Sports Week and World Hepatitis Day in July. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and … Read more…

‘We can’t just give up’ — Harvard doctor says U.S. must take precautions as virus cases rise

“We have to recognize that just because something isn’t perfect doesn’t mean it isn’t good,” said Dr. Jeremy Faust, an emergency room doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

States might not need to do an ‘absolute shutdown’ if they run into coronavirus trouble, Dr. Fauci says

In some other states, the recent surge in new cases around the country has prompted officials to delay reopening plans. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: India reports record spike in cases, U.S. citizens could remain barred from EU

The coronavirus has infected more than 9.27 million people around the world as of Wednesday, killing at least 477,807 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

NYC ER doctor hopes the rest of the U.S. learned lessons from the city as states see virus cases spike

“I’m quite concerned that we had this peak, that we’ve started to trend down and now we’re going right back up again,” Dr. Craig Spencer told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Starbucks launches the Impossible Foods Breakfast Sandwich as America’s appetite for plant-based meat grows

Starbucks launches Impossible Foods Breakfast Sandwich at most of its U.S. locations on Tuesday. It is made with plant-based sausage, egg and cheddar cheese. The company says demand for plant-based meat alternatives is growing amid Covid-19. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Healthy.io, maker of a ‘medical selfie,’ is part of the new generation of Israeli health-tech companies

How Israel’s health-tech start-ups are bringing machine learning technology to the U.S. health-care system. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: South Korea sees ‘second wave;’ WHO reports record spike in global cases

The coronavirus has infected more than 8.97 million people around the world as of Monday, killing at least 468,589 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

NIH halts clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine after finding no benefit to coronavirus patients

The National Institutes of Health has halted its clinical trial of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after finding that the treatment provides no benefit to COVID-19 patients. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Top members of coronavirus task force advised against Trump’s Tulsa rally

Leading members of the coronavirus task force warned White House officials about the health risks of holding large-scale indoor campaign rallies and advised against the mass gatherings, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Morgan Stanley says a second wave of coronavirus won’t derail Asia’s economic recovery

Asian countries such as China and South Korea recently reported a resurgence in coronavirus cases as their economies gradually reopen following months of social-distancing measures. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

CDC finds majority of Americans would not feel safe if coronavirus restrictions lifted nationwide

A majority of Americans say they would not feel safe if restrictions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus were lifted nationwide, according to a new CDC report. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

A closed highway and a ‘mad dash’ to e-commerce: Here’s how one New Jersey Main St. is preparing to reopen

Here’s how business owners and local officials in Somerville, New Jersey are preparing to reopen as the state’s coronavirus restrictions ease. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Before going to on a beach trip or attending a cookout, the CDC wants you to consider these guidelines

This isn’t going to be an ordinary summer even with states loosening restrictions on life during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Dr. Scott Gottlieb defends widespread initial lockdowns: ‘We didn’t really know where the hot spots were’

“We were flying blind in February and March. We take for granted how much capacity we have right now to do testing and interventions,” Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Watch live: Gov. Andrew Cuomo briefs press on the coronavirus as NY pushes deeper into reopening

On Thursday, Cuomo said New York will allow five central and upstate regions to move to phase three of reopening on Friday, permitting restaurants to reopen for indoor dining as well as other businesses. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

US surgeons successfully perform double lung transplant on Covid-19 patient for first time

A young woman whose lungs were damaged due to Covid-19 has successfully received a double lung transplant, surgeons at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago announced on Thursday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

University of Arizona doctor: People not wearing masks is a factor in state’s spike in coronavirus cases

“This idea that we can just kind of go back to normal prematurely has been a big issue,” University of Arizona’s Dr. Farshad Marvasti told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Island nations facing a ‘perfect storm’ as the coronavirus intersects with hurricane season

As well as being threatened by a global recession, extreme weather and the ongoing health crisis, many island economies have been hit hard by plummeting international tourism amid the pandemic. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Arizona coronavirus cases nearly double since Memorial Day as state nears hospital capacity

The number of cases have climbed by nearly 300% since May 1 and have roughly doubled since Memorial Day, according to historical data from Johns Hopkins University compiled by CNBC. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

WHO’s chief scientist says there’s a ‘very real risk’ of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen

Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there’s “every chance” of a resurgence as economies reopen, says the WHO’s chief scientist. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Dr. Anthony Fauci says coronavirus turned ‘out to be my worst nightmare’ and it ‘isn’t over’

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Covid-19 turned out to be his “worst nightmare” come to life as the coronavirus continues to rapidly spread across the globe. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York’s ‘mojo’s back’ as coronavirus cases fall and NYC begins reopening

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged people excited about the reopening of New York City to remain smart and vigilant in their social distancing practices to guard against a potential spike in the number of positive Covid-19 cases. Health and … Read more…

Texas reports a record number of hospitalized coronavirus patients after state reopened early

There are currently 1,935 Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the state, topping the previous hospitalization record of 1,888 patients on May 5. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 7 million; South Korea grapples with an uptick in infections

The coronavirus has infected more than 7 million people around the world as of Sunday, killing at least 402,699 people. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Contact tracing has become a fast-growing job opportunity with many people still out of work due to the pandemic

For individuals who have found themselves out of work over the last few months due to the coronavirus outbreak, contact tracing is becoming an unexpected job opportunity. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

‘Concerned’ scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to tamp down on incendiary speech

Scientists backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to take a stronger stand on misinformation and incendiary speech. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans who don’t wear masks may ‘propagate the further spread of infection’

White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci made his comments Friday on CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Dr. Anthony Fauci says whether schools reopen in the fall is ‘complicated,’ will depend on the region

White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC on Friday that the decision to reopen schools this fall will depend on the coronavirus’ transmission in the region. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent coronavirus infection, study with more than 800 people finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19, is no better than a placebo in preventing infection of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Watch live: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus and George Floyd protests

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