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Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the “real risk” of a second wave of coronavirus. In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal, ministers were warned that urgent action would be needed to prevent further loss of life. The presidents of the… Read More »

Virus could still be circulating in the community: Health authorities

THE coronavirus may still be circulating in Western NSW communities, health authorities have warned. Nationally the number of cases may have allowed for many restrictions to be lifted, but overnight in Victoria the state recorded a spike with 16 new cases. Health authorities there have since called for a lockdown of hotspots across the state,… Read More »

Seven common men’s health problems – and how you can treat them yourself at home

Studies have shown that men are more likely to get worse symptoms from coronavirus, and are more likely to die. Why? It could be that more men smoke than women, and the virus affects the lungs. But other research suggests that it may be the simple fact that men – particularly older men – are… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

What Does It Mean When Acne Is on Certain Areas of Your Face? – Health Essentials by Cleveland Clinic – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

When you have a breakout, it can feel like you’re walking around with a flashing neon sign on your face that says, “ZIT ALERT!!” How can you banish those blemishes (and turn off that annoying imaginary sign)? Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission.… Read More »

Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — US Health Workers Have Died Of COVID-19

Nearly 600 front-line health care workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according to Lost on the Frontline, a project launched by The Guardian and KHN that aims to count, verify and memorialize every health care worker who dies during the pandemic. The tally includes doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as crucial health care… Read More »

They spent months helping Covid-19 patients breathe. Now health care workers are kneeling for George Floyd – CNN

Registered nurse Rochelle Bradley told CNN that she’s been drilled throughout her career on the ABCs — airway, breathing and circulation. “His airway was compromised,” Bradley said. “At a moment like that, you immediately help someone.” Health care workers around the country have held rallies and marches in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests… Read More »

Castlight Health intros new to tool to help plan safe workplace reopenings

Castlight Health has launched a new technology designed to help employers develop safer workforce reentry strategies as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  WHY IT MATTERSWorking Well is designed as an end-to-end solution that helps employers of any size chart safe reopening strategies, according to Castlight Health. It can track population-level health, assessing symptoms and exposure risk,… Read More »