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- ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September September 17, 2020Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
- Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says September 17, 2020A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.
- Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows September 16, 2020President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
- Woman Develops Tiny Blood Spots on Her Body After COVID Shot August 5, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Case highlights need for quick diagnosis and management of rare disorder
- 'Breakthroughs' in Highly Vaxxed Bay Area Spur Interest in Boosters August 5, 2021(MedPage Today) -- As breakthrough COVID infections among staff at Bay Area hospitals garner attention as the latest Cape Cod-like cluster, one of these facilities has started offering booster shots for some. Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital...
- HHS's Climate Change Office: Not Open Yet, but Getting Positive Reviews August 5, 2021(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- Mum's still the word when it comes to the new Office of Climate Change and Health Equity at HHS, but advocates on the subject seem happy with what they've seen so far. The office's creation was mandated by President...
- This Many Docs Reported Burnout This Year ... August 5, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Six in 10 physicians say they often experience feelings of burnout, a 20% jump from pre-pandemic levels reported in 2018, according to The Physicians Foundation's 2021 Survey of America's Physicians released on Thursday. A total...
- Midlife Blood Amyloid Levels Tied to Late-Life Dementia August 5, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Midlife plasma amyloid beta (Aβ) levels in cognitively normal people were associated with risk of dementia or mild cognitive impairment (MCI) 25 years later, an analysis of a large community study showed. Among 2,300 people...
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- Factors That Influence Women’s Symptoms of Postpartum Depression After Discharge of Their Preterm Infants From the NICU August 2, 2021Perception of child vulnerability and stress predicted symptoms of postpartum depression in women who gave birth to preterm infants, whereas resourcefulness did not.
- Implementing a Maternal Rest Bundle to Prevent Newborn Falls August 2, 2021Newborn falls in the hospital can be eliminated by using a structured quality improvement process and a multidisciplinary team approach to implement a maternal rest bundle.
- Racism and Bias in Maternity Care Settings July 26, 2021The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) maintains that maternity care providers should be aware of the effect of possible implicit bias and racism on their language and actions. We commit to reflective practice, self-development, and life-long learning and to identify and mitigate the causes and outcomes of structural racism.
- Associations of Symptoms of Depression, Social Support, and Quality of Life Among Korean Women Who Experience Infertility July 23, 2021Symptoms of depression, treatment burden, and inhibition of activities of daily life contributed to lower quality of life among women with infertility in South Korea.
- A Method to Calculate Nurse-Specific Cesarean Rates for the First and Second Stages of Labor July 23, 2021Nurse-specific cesarean birth rates by stage of labor can be calculated from existing medical record information, and these rates vary widely across nurses.
- CDC Issues Eviction Moratorium Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission August 3, 2021CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
- CDC Extends Order at the Southern and Northern Land Borders August 2, 2021The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order under Sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act, and associated implementing regulations, that temporarily suspends the introduction of certain noncitizens based on the Director’s determination that introduction of such noncitizens, regardless of their country of origin, migrating through Canada and […]
- Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH on Today’s MMWR July 30, 2021CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
- CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19 July 27, 2021CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
- CDC awards $117 Million to Advance Innovation and Health Equity in Federal Initiative to End HIV July 27, 2021CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
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