Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden has surged past President Donald Trump in raising cash from the health-care industry. The development comes as Trump falls in the polls during his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Safety, Sickle Cell, and HIV Testing

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns

Hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has repeatedly touted as a potential game changer in fighting the coronavirus, is an anti-malarial drug that’s also used by doctors to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Ohio’s Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: ‘This is not about whether you’re left or right’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks on Sunday by joining North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum in dismissing the politicization of wearing face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Climate change is fueling extreme weather that lowers cancer survival rate and threatens prevention

Climate change has fueled more frequent weather disasters like hurricanes and wildfires that release deadly carcinogens into communities and delay access to cancer treatment. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Webinar: A Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Suicide: The Role of Law, Policy, and Social Determinants of Health

Join us on Tuesday, May 26, at 12:30 p.m. ET for a webinar to learn how a comprehensive approach that includes laws and policies can be used to prevent suicide. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Countries in the Middle East are easing coronavirus restrictions. Here’s what experts have to say

The coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is likely to remain under control despite the easing of restrictions in recent weeks, as long as strict social distancing continues to be enforced, experts told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

Countries in the Middle East are easing coronavirus restrictions. Here’s what experts have to say

The coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is likely to remain under control despite the easing of restrictions in recent weeks, as long as strict social distancing continues to be enforced, experts told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

Celebrating Active and Healthy Women and Girls During National Women’s Health Week

By the Honorable Nan Hayworth, MD, Member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition … 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 … Read more…

The coronavirus provides a ‘golden opportunity’ for economic reform in the Middle East, says Majid Al Futtaim CEO

The next two years are going to be “very difficult” for the Middle East, where the private sector is “not as strong,” said Alain Bejjani of Majid Al Futtaim. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Report

Laws and policies can help communities increase breastfeeding rates while supporting achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Warmer weather and debate over restrictions drive Americans outside while coronavirus cases rise

From California to New York, more Americans are headed outside — some for recreation and others in protest. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved an experimental drug to treat Covid-19 patients. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved an experimental drug to treat Covid-19 patients. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Target, Walmart workers and others plan ‘sickout’ protests over coronavirus safety

The grassroots effort spreading through social media is coinciding with International Workers’ Day, which is typically marked by labor rights demonstrations. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Target, Walmart workers and others plan ‘sickout’ protests over coronavirus safety

The grassroots effort spreading through social media is coinciding with International Workers’ Day, which is typically marked by labor rights demonstrations. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight issues affecting health across the nation. The NHOs in our May roundup help raise awareness about physical activity, hepatitis, stroke, and women’s health. … Read post News & Events … Read more…

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight issues affecting health across the nation. The NHOs in our May roundup help raise awareness about physical activity, hepatitis, stroke, and women’s health. … Read post News & Events … Read more…

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate edges higher after lockdown measures eased

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate has edged up, prompting the head of the country’s infectious diseases institute to urge people to stay at home as much as possible. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate edges higher after lockdown measures eased

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate has edged up, prompting the head of the country’s infectious diseases institute to urge people to stay at home as much as possible. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

Remdesivir trial posted online prematurely was ‘inconclusive,’ Gilead says

Results from a study investigating Gilead Sciences’ antiviral medication remdesivir as a Covid-19 treatment were posted to the World Health Organization’s website “prematurely” on Thursday and showed “inconclusive” results, according to the biotechnology company. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…