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 2021-09-23 21:46 

CBC

Premiers call for 'urgent' increase in health care funding...

The country's premiers stood united Thursday in calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to increase the federal government's share of health care costs and to hold a first ministers' meeting to discuss the issue....

 2021-09-23 21:18 

Medscape

Experimental Botulinum Toxin More Effective in Cervical Dystonia?...

An investigative formulation of a botulinum neurotoxin may have a longer duration of beneficial effect for patients with cervical dystonia, new results from a phase 3 trial suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 21:12 

Medscape

Synthetic Triglyceride Shows Potential in Huntington Disease...

The synthetic triglyceride triheptanoin may restore brain energy and decrease caudate atrophy in Huntington disease -- and improve motor function for up to a year. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 21:08 

AP

Ex-Tempe police detective dies after getting West Nile virus...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A former Tempe police detective has died after contracting West Nile virus, authorities said Thursday.Police officials said Nathan Ryberg had been in a medically induced coma si......

 2021-09-23 20:58 

Men's Health News

The Hyperice X Might Just Replace Your Sauna and Cold Tub Sessions...

The Hyperice X—the latest to come from the brand known for its line of recovery and wellness products—is here to take your recovery sessions to the next level....

 2021-09-23 20:52 

CBC

U.S. CDC advisers recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters for 65 and older, high risk...

An advisory panel at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and for some adults with underlying medical conditions....

 2021-09-23 20:46 

Medscape

'Vaccine Apartheid': Africans Tell UN They Need Vaccines...

"No one is safe unless we are all safe," was the common refrain. Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 20:43 

AP

Long Beach opens up for grand prix return, IndyCar closer...

One of the crown jewels of both motorsports and the North American street festival scene opened Thursday for the first time in 17 months after the pandemic snapped a 45-year run for the Grand Prix ......

 2021-09-23 20:36 

Medscape

Standing More May Lower Diabetes Risk in Sedentary At-Risk Adults...

Replacing some daily sitting time with bouts of standing may be a more attainable goal than trying to up physical activity for sedentary adults at increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:34 

Medscape

First Florida School District Gets US Cash for Virus Mask Vote...

Alachua County received $148,000 to make up for pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student mask mandate. The school superintendent says Alachua is the first district in the US to receive such a grant Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 20:32 

Medscape

Pandemic Disrupted The Home Life of 67% of Female Physicians...

The pandemic was more disruptive to the home life of female primary care doctors who had children than that of those who did not have children, suggest results from a new survey. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:29 

Men's Health News

The 23 Best Ski Jackets for Men to Stay Warm on the Slopes...

Hit the slopes in the best men's ski jackets that have the perfect mix of weather protection, insulated layers, and cool style from top ski jacket brands....

 2021-09-23 20:21 

ABC News (US)

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CDC advisory panel backs Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans...

CDC advisory panel backs Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans...

 2021-09-23 20:20 

AP

1 in 3 NC workers in Cooper order still not fully vaccinated...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than one-third of the 56,000 North Carolina government employees included in Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order compelling them to get a COVID-19 shot or face we......

 2021-09-23 20:17 

Men's Health News

This Super Rugged Off-Road Camper Has a Suprisingly Luxe Interior...

The Australian-made Bruder EXP-8 Off-Road Camper looks like an absolute beast on the outside, but a luxury hotel on the inside....

 2021-09-23 20:15 

Medscape

COVID-19 Vaccines in Pregnancy May Protect Baby, Too...

"The presence of these anti-spike antibodies in the cord blood should, at least in theory, offer these newborns some degree of protection," a researcher said. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:05 

Men's Health News

Optoma's Top-Rated Projector Is on Sale at Amazon for a Limited Time...

The brand's CinemaX P2 laser projector is currently $330 off on Amazon until Sept. 26, bringing the price down to $2,969....

 2021-09-23 20:04 

AP

RI may soon administer more COVID-19 booster shots...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More Rhode Islanders may soon be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, officials said Thursday at a meeting of the state's COVID-19 Vaccine Subcommittee.The subcommi......

 2021-09-23 19:52 

Medscape

Physical Activity Paradoxically Tied to Higher Coronary Calcium...

In this population-based study, more physical activity was associated with a faster progression of the coronary artery calcium score, indicating a greater build-up of plaque in the coronary arteries. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 19:49 

Men's Health News

11 Whey Protein Powders to Add More Muscle...

If you're looking to build muscle, boost your performance, and make the most out of all your hard work in the gym, these whey protein powders are the way to go....

 2021-09-23 19:48 

USA Today

'A serious issue': New Mexico health officials suspect two people dead from ivermectin poisoning...

New Mexico acting State Health Secretary said...

 2021-09-23 19:39 

AP

National Guard deployed to aid southern Indiana hospital...

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana National Guard members have been deployed to a southern Indiana hospital to support medical staff facing increased workloads fueled in part by patients being tre......

 2021-09-23 19:38 

AP

Oregon school board won't fire teacher refusing to wear mask...

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — A school board in Redmond, Oregon, has rejected a district recommendation to fire a teacher for refusing to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic.Oregon Public Broadcasti......

 2021-09-23 19:31 

AP

Census: Rethinking how to count people in dorms, prisons...

Following a 2020 census in which the pandemic made access to group housing difficult, Census Bureau officials said Thursday they are going to reassess how they count people living in dorms, prisons......

 2021-09-23 19:31 

Medscape

Pace of COVID-19 Vaccinations Drops to Lowest in Months...

Public health officials are taking note as vaccination rates slow to the rate last seen in late July. With flu season near, strained hospitals could face depleted resources and an influx of patients. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 19:28 

Medscape

Canadian Man Punched Nurse Who Vaccinated His Wife, Police Say...

The man confronted the nurse on Monday morning at a pharmacy where she had been assigned to give vaccines in Sherbrooke, which is about 95 miles southeast of Montreal. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 19:28 

Men's Health News

Athlean-X Trainer Jeff Cavaliere Shared the Bloody Aftermath of Dropping a 95-Pound Dumbell on His Toe...

In a recent YouTube video, Athlean-X trainer Jeff Cavaliere shared what happened when he dropped a 95-pound dumbbell on his toe and how he treated his injury....

 2021-09-23 19:27 

AP

Bill would let residents change sex on birth record to X...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts residents would be able to change the sex listed on their birth certificate to a nonbinary X under a bill approved unanimously Thursday by the Massachusetts Senate.Under......

 2021-09-23 19:08 

AP

Alabama leading US in COVID-19 death rate over last 2 weeks...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has averaged more than 100 deaths a day from COVID-19 over the last week, statistics showed Thursday, giving it the nation's highest death rate over the period even ......

 2021-09-23 19:04 

Medscape

New Virus Causing 'Alaskapox' Detected in Two More Cases...

Two people with fever and distinctive sores on their bodies received medical care for an illness that health officials say might be transmitted by small, mouse-like voles. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 19:04 

AP

Vermont monitors spread of disease that often kills deer...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is monitoring the spread of a deadly viral disease in deer in a neighboring state and investigating possible cases in Vermont. New Yo......

 2021-09-23 19:03 

Men's Health News

The 13 Best Cock Rings for Stronger Erections and Orgasms...

The pressure and vibrations from a cock ring can help you maintain firmer erections and orgasm harder. Here are the best cock rings, or penis rings, to buy....

 2021-09-23 19:01 

ABC News (US)

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1st Florida school district gets US cash for virus mask vote...

A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate...

 2021-09-23 18:58 

AP

1st Florida school district gets US cash for virus mask vote...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavir......

 2021-09-23 18:50 

AP

Oklahoma COVID-19 deaths top 10,000; ICU patients increase...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 10,000 Oklahomans have now died from COVID-19 and the number of ICU patients statewide has grown, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The......

 2021-09-23 18:44 

AP

Mississippi student test scores decline in math, English...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The number of Mississippi students learning at or above grade level in math and English decreased across almost every age group during the first statewide assessments amid the......

 2021-09-23 18:39 

AP

Ohio governor offers new vaccine incentive for young people...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans ages 12-25 who receive the coronavirus vaccine can enter a new lottery making them eligible for five $100,000 college scholarships and 50 $10,000 scholarships, Gov. Mi......

 2021-09-23 18:38 

AP

Coalition: More COVID funds needed to fix school air quality...

Municipal leaders, teachers, school staff and school boards and superintendents are teaming up to demand the state of Connecticut provide more funding to help cover the high cost of improving air q......

 2021-09-23 18:38 

Men's Health News

Here's the Official Release Schedule for Doom Patrol Season 3...

Cliff, Jane, and the rest of the hapless heroes have returned. After the first three episodes released on HBO Max, here's when the other four will premiere....

 2021-09-23 18:37 

ABC News (US)

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Providers challenge only US law banning vaccine mandates...

Medical providers and Montana residents with compromised immune systems are challenging the only law in the U.S. that prevents employers from mandating vaccines for employees...

 2021-09-23 18:26 

Medscape

Transcranial Brain Stimulation: No Benefit for Stroke Rehab...

Transcranial direct-current stimulation provided no additional benefit for upper extremity recovery, compared with sham stimulation, in a randomized trial of patients with mild to moderate stroke. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 18:14 

Medscape

Real-World Data Generate Debate on Definition of Axial SpA Flare...

Changes in the Bath Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis Disease Activity Index could be used to monitor patient-reported flares in axial spondyloarthritis. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 18:08 

Medscape

Regular Nightshift Work Linked to Atrial Fibrillation, CHD...

New data show a greater risk for atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease (CHD) associated with chronic nightshift work, and women appear to be more susceptible. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 17:58 

Men's Health News

This Study Makes a Strong Case to Go Cameras-Off for All Zoom Meetings...

A September study shares that having your camera off during zoom meetings will make you less tired and more productive and energetic....

 2021-09-23 17:56 

Medscape

The Latest on Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19 Vaccines...

Dr Stephen Krieger on how effective vaccines are in these patients, who should receive boosters, and when. Medscape Neurology...

 2021-09-23 17:54 

USA Today

Linda Evangelista says she was 'brutally disfigured' after a CoolSculpting. What is it?...

Linda Evangelista said she underwent two corrective surgeries after the procedure and that the media has described her as...

 2021-09-23 17:42 

AP

BP, Exxon warn of supply issues in UK due to driver shortage...

LONDON (AP) — The British government sought to ease concerns Thursday of a fuel crisis after oil giants BP and ExxonMobil-owned Esso warned they had to ration supplies and close some gas stations a......

 2021-09-23 17:32 

AP

State presses Philadelphia over elder abuse, neglect cases...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration became so concerned about how three cases of neglect or abuse of older people were handled in Philadelphia that it is ordering improvements at ......

 2021-09-23 17:25 

USA Today

Brooks Koepka all in for Team USA at Ryder Cup: 'I never said it was negative'...

Brooks Koepka set the record straight on his commitment to the Ryder Cup team, which had been called into question recently over his comments....

 2021-09-23 17:08 

USA Today

Who is considered 'high risk' and eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots?...

The FDA authorized boosters for people 65 and older, adults with underlying health conditions and workers at high risk. Who exactly does that cover?...

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