At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs
Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help.
1 hour ago - NY Times
The new world of ‘deep fake': How cyber attackers impersonated senior ministers, diplomats
The “phishing” scam has sent shockwaves and paranoia through the senior ranks of the Australian government and diplomatic corps.
15 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Speaker: ‘Naming' racism, and the harm it causes, essential to closing health inequities
Acknowledging racism is a primary cause of health inequities is necessary if the medical community is to begin working toward closing these gaps, according to the chief health...
18 hours ago - Healio
Hospitals, Senior Care Systems Start to Require COVID Vax for Workers
Managers and all new employees at Houston Methodist are required to get a COVID-19 vaccine, making the Texas hospital system among the first healthcare entities to mandate...
19 hours ago - MedPageToday
Obesity linked to heavy menstrual bleeding for reproductive age women
Obesity is associated with heavy menstrual bleeding for women of reproductive age, and the association is possibly due to delays with endometrial repair, according to a study...
21 hours ago - Healio
Triple Clip Anastomosis - A novel microvascular coupling technique
There has been a continuous quest for refining existing techniques to reduce operative time and improve outcomes in micro-vascular reconstructive surgeries. In this...
1 day ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
6 ways to help your child survive the dreaded college waitlist
The last thing any high school senior wants to hear after a long fall of completing the college application process is the word "maybe."
1 day ago - NBC News
Oral octreotide provides sustained biochemical control in acromegaly
Adults with acromegaly who responded to treatment with an oral form of the somatostatin analogue octreotide maintained response for an additional 48 weeks with no new safety...
1 day ago - Healio
Former Pfizer VP: 'Your government is lying to you in a way that could lead to your death.'
Dr. Michael Yeadon, Pfizer's former Vice President and Chief Scientist for Allergy & Respiratory who spent 32 years in the industry leading new medicines research and retired...
2 days ago - Natural News - 3 articles
Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans
The Biden administration and allies in the states are combating vaccine hesitancy among older Americans, one person at a time
2 days ago - ABC News
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Dating While Fat? Swipefat Is The Podcast You Didn't Know You Needed
A couple months ago, I was mindlessly scrolling down my TikTok FYP when I found a video of an adorable plus-size woman sipping wine and calling out the complete lack of body...
NCI principal deputy director receives award for achievement in cancer research
Douglas R. Lowy, MD, FAACR, will receive this year's AACR-Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research. The award, presented at this...
FDA says HCP can transition away from reusing disposable respirators
The FDA recommended that facilities begin to move away from “crisis capacity conservation measures” implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as reusing decontaminated...
Lung cancer risk prediction model lacks efficacy in diverse populations
A risk prediction model for lung cancer calculated scores that did not align with diagnoses in African American patients, according to results of a cross-sectional...
Comparing Vaccine Passports To The Holocaust Is Beyond Offensive
On March 29, the Libertarian Party of Kentucky made a grave error. They had the gall to compare to using COVID-19 vaccination cards to Stars of David worn by Jews during the...
Pfizer Requests FDA Clearance For Vaccine In Kids Ages 12-15
The news comes after Pfizer announces its Covid-19 vaccine is safe and 100 percent effective in suppressing the virus in youth ages 12 to 15 Pharmaceutical company Pfizer...
Parental smoking intervention cost effective in pediatric primary care setting
A parental smoking intervention was effective and “inexpensive” to implement in pediatric primary care practices, with costs per quit that were comparable to other...
The Caregiver's Role
Caregivers for people with dementia-related psychosis can play a big role in a loved one's care plan and can help provide a better quality of life for as long as possible.
Georgia clinic is the FOURTH to halt J&J vaccinations within three days
A clinic at the Cummings Fairground in North Georgia has paused vaccinations with the J&J shot after eight reactions to it were flagged. So far, CDC experts do not believe the...
Pfizer, BioNTech formally ask FDA to make vaccine available to adolescents
Pfizer and BioNTech said Friday that they have formally asked the FDA to make their COVID-19 vaccine available to adolescents aged 12 to 15 years through an emergency use...