Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Healthy People: Supporting Shared Goals to Advance Health Equity

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

Supreme Court nominee Barrett says personal views will not affect her decisions on abortion, health care

Judge Amy Coney Barrett repeatedly avoided weighing in on her personal views of landmark decisions while declining to say whether she would recuse herself from potential 2020 election decisions. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente creates COVID-19 Social Health Playbook

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Melissa Ritchie Melissa.R.Ritchie@kp.org 510-206-9000 OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated nonprofit health care system, has created guidance that can be widely adopted across the health care industry for assessing COVID-19 patients’ need for social resources … Read more…

Barrett Supreme Court hearing expected to focus on health care, with the pandemic looming over the proceeding

GOP senators such as Ben Sasse (Neb.) and Josh Hawley (Mo.) are expected to lead the charge to defend Barrett if Democrats’ comments veer remotely near her Catholicism and personal religious views. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

October National Health Observances: Health Literacy, Breast Cancer, and Health Care Quality

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. In October, we’re raising awareness about breast cancer, health literacy, and health care quality. … Read post News & … Read more…

Coronavirus in Context: Health Professionals Can Help Make Accurate COVID Info Go Viral | WebMD

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US Govt. To Stop Enhanced Entry Health Screening For Certain International Passengers

The United States has lifted restrictions imposed on passengers from certain countries hard-hit by COVID-19 to land at one of 15 designated U.S. airports. The U.S. Government also decided to halt enhanced entry health screening parameters for these passengers upon … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

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September National Health Observances: Childhood Obesity, Food Safety and Education, Healthy Aging, and Recovery Awareness

Help spread the word about National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Healthy Aging Month, National Food Safety and Education Month, and National Recovery Month in September. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Fauci: I’ll repeat the importance of public health principles ‘until I’m exhausted’

The Covid-19 pandemic is moving into younger populations, health experts said Thursday, with cases skyrocketing among children, teens and young adults. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Trump Breaks With Health Experts, Continues To Downplay Severity Of COVID-19 Pandemic | MSNBC

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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…

Trump’s approach seems more of a cosmetic political exercise than an effort to provide public health advice

Track: US cases | Economic recovery | Those you’ve lost CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Troubling connection between workplace pregnancy discrimination and health of mothers, babies

Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor visits for babies, according to a management study. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … 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…

Listen: Threats, Pressure Prompt Some California Public Health Officials To Leave Office

  https://khn.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/06/TCRAM20200623_AMBJ.mp3 Can’t see the audio player? Click here to download. California Healthline senior correspondent Anna Maria Barry-Jester joined KQED’s Lily Jamali on “The California Report” to discuss her recent story with The Associated Press on the threats that local … Read more…

Ten states saw a record number of new cases this week, and one of them could be the next epicenter of the national health crisis

Ten states saw a record number of new Covid-19 cases this week, and one of them could be the next epicenter of the national health crisis. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Tulsa health director ‘wishes’ Trump would reschedule rally amid coronavirus spike

The director of Tulsa’s Health Department said he “wishes” President Trump would reschedule Saturday’s campaign rally as the city experiences an uptick in coronavirus cases. “I think it’s an honor for Tulsa to have a sitting president want to come … Read more…

Interim COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit for Health Departments

This toolkit will help health departments develop their communications with communities about COVID-19 contact tracing. 2019 Novel Coronavirus SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Viable Solutions, LLC Recalls Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Viable Solutions of Nampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly … Read more…

Dr. Patricia Lester & David Feinberg, MD – How COVID-19 is impacting the Mental Health of Families

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Still Seeking A Federal Coronavirus Strategy

What The Health? · Still Seeking A Federal Coronavirus Strategy Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie's Stories Anna Edney Bloomberg @annaedney Read Anna's Stories Joanne Kenen Politico @JoanneKenen … 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…

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…

Mount Sinai Health System co-chair worries about coronavirus coinciding with flu and cold season

“We’re all going to learn, but Mount Sinai will be ready for this,” Mount Sinai Health System co-chair Richard Friedman told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

World Health Organization drops hydroxychloroquine from global coronavirus treatment study

WHO’s director said there would be a “pause” on the use of the drug after a study found a lower survival rate among COVID-19 patients using it.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Edinburgh’s Chair of Public Health says the PM’s adviser undermined ‘core public health messages’

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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Q1 2020 financial update

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marc Brown marc.t.brown@kp.org 510-271-6328 Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of its members and communities it serves. As a nonprofit health care system, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, … Read more…

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

Help spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, and National Women’s Health Week in May. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen & David Feinberg, MD -How COVID-19 is impacting the Mental Health of Veterans

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You can have fun without fear of bringing home coronavirus, health experts say. Here’s their advice for how to stay safe outside.

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COVID-19 exacerbates Mississippi’s deep racial, economic and health care divides | Nightline

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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…

Health Advisory: Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Influenza

In the United States (U.S.), influenza activity has increased significantly over recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season. In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in persons aged … 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…

Dr. Karen DeSalvo & David Feinberg, MD: COVID-19’s Impact on the Mental Health of Doctors & Nurses

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Top Trump officials point the finger at the CDC and Americans’ pre-existing health conditions to explain the world-leading Covid-19 death toll

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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…

Ramar Foods Recalls Mint Chocolate Chip With Hidden Spinach Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk

Ramar Foods of Pittsburg, CA, is recalling its 14 ounce packages of Peekaboo branded Mint Chocolate Chip with Hidden Spinach Ice Cream product out of an abundance of caution because of the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which … Read more…

CDC issues health advisory about mysterious coronavirus-related condition found in children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory on Thursday regarding a severe inflammatory condition found in children that’s believed to be associated with the coronavirus. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

CDC issues health advisory about mysterious coronavirus-related condition found in children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory on Thursday regarding a severe inflammatory condition found in children that’s believed to be associated with the coronavirus. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Interim Operational Considerations for Public Health Management of Healthcare Workers Exposed to or Infected with COVID-19: non-US Healthcare Settings

Interim Operational Considerations for Public Health Management of Healthcare Workers Exposed to or Infected with COVID-19: non-US Healthcare Settings 2019 Novel Coronavirus SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Rural Health Systems Overwhelmed As COVID-19 Cases Rise

A new analysis by the Brookings Institution reports that new coronavirus hotspots are surging in rural and non-metropolitan counties across the country, as the federal government pushes states to reopen their economies after weeks of stay-at-home orders. The analysis illustrates … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Rural Health Systems Overwhelmed As COVID-19 Cases Rise

A new analysis by the Brookings Institution reports that new coronavirus hotspots are surging in rural and non-metropolitan counties across the country, as the federal government pushes states to reopen their economies after weeks of stay-at-home orders. The analysis illustrates … Read more…

Top US health officials self-quarantine after White House aide tests positive l ABC News

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Top US health officials self-quarantine after White House aide tests positive l ABC News

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Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Success Story: Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Vietnam with Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Between January and May of 2017, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam (MOHV), with financial and technical support from The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), successfully vaccinated nearly 11,000 … Read more…

Steven Crowder and Michael Knowles Discuss Mental Health and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdowns

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Steven Crowder and Michael Knowles Discuss Mental Health and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdowns

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