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FDA Grants 3B Medical Emergency Use for Lumin UV System Use in Nursing Homes, Ambulatory Care and Primary Care for SARS-CoV-2 N95 Re-Use

3B Medical announced receiving Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA to permit use of Lumin, a UVC system, on N95 respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lumin was design...
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IAEA Director General Grossi Warns about Health Impact of Delayed Cancer Care During Pandemic

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, warned today that the global COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting key health services ...
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$5.5 Million NIH Grant Supports New Tests To Diagnose Dementias Earlier And Easier

With a $5.5 million, five-year award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at Case Western Reserve University will seek to further develop new diagnostic t...
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NIH Holds COVID-19 Vaccine Kick-off Event

The National Institutes of Health held a livestreamed COVID-19 vaccination event to kick-off NIH’s vaccination efforts for its employees on the front line of the COVID-19 pand...
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Covid-19 Spurs Anxious, Upsetting Dreams

The anxiety, stress and worry brought on by COVID-19 is not limited to daytime hours. The pandemic is affecting our dreams as well, infusing more anxiety and negative emotions...
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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Launches New Commitment Model Supporting Mission to Achieve Zero Preventable Patient Deaths by 2030

Every year, more than 4.8 million patients lose their lives to preventable medical errors worldwide. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit, is com...
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Study Finds Obesity Contributes to 40% Mortality Gap Between Black and White Women with Early Breast Cancer

In an analysis of women with early breast cancer, Black women had higher rates of obesity and other health conditions that can affect survival, compared with white women. The ...
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Long Term Care Industry Applauds CDC Panel For Making Residents And Staff The Highest Priority For Vaccine Distribution

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th...
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U.S. CDC Committee Of Independent Health Experts Recommends Vaccination With Pfizer And Biontech Covid-19 Vaccine For Persons Ages 16 Years And Older

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ...
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More Than Half of American Adults with Advanced Multiple Sclerosis Report Mistreatment By Caregivers

Four in 10 people with advanced multiple sclerosis, or MS, are emotionally abused by someone responsible for caring for them, reports a study led by the University of Californ...
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Paralyzed Veterans Of America Launches Holiday Hope For Heroes To Provide A Lifeline To Veterans And Other People With Disabilities During This Crisis

This holiday season comes as many high-risk paralyzed veterans have been trapped in their homes for months, and as military suicides are up 20% over last year. In response, Pa...
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American College of Radiology and University of Pennsylvania Create Joint Program to Advance Quantitative Imaging Diagnostics and Analytics

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) Center for Research and Innovation™ (CRI) is pleased to announce a new collaborative effort with the Center for Biomedical Image Comp...
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Covid-19 Pandemic Drives Innovation in Diabetes Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has jumpstarted innovation in health care delivery and allowed for real-world testing of diabetes care models in unprecedented ways, according to a manus...
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Combined Nonprofit Organization Meets Accreditation Needs
of Healthcare Providers Across the Entire Continuum of Care

In a historic move, Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) and Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) are joining to form a single company with the progra...
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Home Health Care Improves COVID-19 Outcomes

Survivors of COVID-19 are a vulnerable population who often have health ramifications from their illness and hospital stay. Upon returning home from acute care, large proporti...
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The Good Cough and the Bad Cough: Treating Coughs in a Targeted Way, Based on Their Type

Researchers might be able to treat a troublesome cough in disease without disrupting the protective cough we need for optimal lung health, by targeting the different brain cir...
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Personality Traits Affect Shelter At Home Compliance

A worldwide survey conducted during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic found that people with certain common personality traits were less likely to shelter at home when g...
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Nursing Homes See Continued Record Number Of New COVID Cases As Community Spread Increases Across The U.S.

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th...
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Smidt Heart Institute Cardiothoracic Surgeons Continue to Perform Safe, Successful Heart and Lung Transplants Throughout the Pandemic

Rosemarie Barron was 17 when she had a cardiac arrest and underwent an emergency heart transplant. While she survived and continued to live a full and vibrant life, her long...
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St. Jude’s Leading Virologists Release Insights Into Top Five Questions About Covid and the Flu

With winter’s dual influenza season and COVID, Richard Webby, Ph.D, a member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the World Healt...
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Dementia is Top 3 Neurological Disorder according to New JAMA Research

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there are 73 million baby boomers in the nation. As the baby boomer population — defined as adults born from 1946 to 1964 — continues to ...
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November Is Diabetes Awareness Month - How Technology Is Making a Difference for People with Diabetes and Visual Impairment

For millions of people in the United States who have diabetes or pre-diabetes, improving health and avoiding diabetes-related complications is essential. The good news is that...
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ANCC Virtual Summit - Educational Sessions Available On-Demand

The Nation’s Largest Nursing Conferences Turned Virtual This Year, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) hosted its first ever ANCC Virtual Summit— “An unprecede...
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Covid-19 Safety Protocols Keep Clinical Staff Infection Rates Low At Ohio State

Universal COVID-19 pandemic protocols in place at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center such as masking, hand hygiene, physical distancing and testing of symptomatic...
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Vivify Health Releases ‘Aging in Place with Remote Patient Care’ White Paper

Vivify Health, the developer of the nation’s leading connected care platform for remote patient care, announced the release of a new white paper, "Aging in Place with Remote P...
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