USPSTF SAYS EVIDENCE STILL LACKING FOR AF SCREENING

The updated statement is consistent with a 2018 statement, despite a slew of new trials including AF detected by consumer smart watches...

MOST COVID ICU SURVIVORS SHOW ADVERSE EFFECTS 1 YEAR LATER: STUDY

Nearly 60% of former ICU patients reported continuing sickness-related problems at work. Three-fourths reported physical problems,...

 
 
 

GEORGIA BILL WOULD BAN ABORTION PILLS BY MAIL, REQUIRE EXAMS

State Senator Bruce Thompson, who introduced the bill and is running statewide for labor commissioner, said he thinks it's too risky...

CHILDREN AND COVID: UNITED STATES PASSES 10 MILLION TOTAL CASES

Weekly COVID-19 cases in children topped 1 million for the first time as the cumulative count surpassed 10 million since the start...

 
 
 

HORMONE THERAPY IN TRANSGENDER TEENS LINKED TO ADULT MENTAL HEALTH

A study published in PLoS One suggests that transgender adults who received hormone therapy as teenagers are mentally healthier in...

NY SCHOOLS TOLD TO KEEP MASKS AFTER JUDGE OVERTURNS MANDATE

"While these legal steps occur, it is NYSED's position that schools should continue to follow the mask rule." Associated Press

 
 
 

OMICRON LIVES LONGER ON PLASTIC, SKIN THAN OTHER COVID VARIANTS

In a lab experiment, samples of different variants were applied to pieces of plastic and human skin collected from autopsies. A variant...

DESANTIS BLASTS FDA FOR HALTING DRUGS INEFFECTIVE ON OMICRON

The governor did not elaborate on how he plans to oppose to the decision from the FDA, which has sole authority over drug regulation...

 
 
 

WATCH, BUT DON'T WORRY YET, ABOUT NEW OMICRON SUBVARIANT

A new, highly contagious subvariant of Omicron has emerged, but public health officials say it's too soon to tell what kind of real...

THE DOCTOR DIDN'T SHOW UP, BUT THE HOSPITAL ED STILL CHARGED $1012

A toddler burned his hand on the stove, and his mom took him to the ED on the advice of her pediatrician. He wasn't seen by a doctor,...

 
 
 

FREE N95 MASKS AVAILABLE AT SOME PHARMACIES

The Biden administration announced last week that it will offer 400 million N95 masks to Americans for free at retail pharmacies and...

STATE JUDGE OVERTURNS NY MASK MANDATE

State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker said in his decision that the state Department of Health didn't have the legal authority...

 
 
 

HEART RATE-BASED ALGORITHM FEASIBLE TO DEFINE SLEEP STAGE AT HOME

A wearable ECG device paired with HR-based sleep staging algorithm may provide an accurate, cost-effective, and noninvasive sleep assessment...

HF PROGNOSIS DIFFERS ACCORDING TO IRON DEFICIENCY DEFINITION

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FEELING TIRED CAN PREDICT EARLY DEATH IN OLDER ADULTS

How tired a person feels after certain activities as they get older could predict whether they will die at an earlier age, according...

ADVOCACY GROUP URGES PFIZER TO SELL MORE COVID PILLS TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

An influential consumer advocacy group is pressing Pfizer Inc to supply more of its new COVID-19 pill Paxlovid to developing countries...

 
 
 

SHOULD WE ALWAYS OFFER CPR?

The case of an elderly unconscious patient prompts this doctor to question why CPR is the default strategy and brings to mind the hero...

I GOT CAUGHT UP IN AMERICA'S ABSURD HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

A reporter had written for years about the absurdly complex and expensive US healthcare system. He found himself navigating that maze...

 
 
 

WITH A VACCINE MANDATE LOOMING, NURSING HOMES FACE MORE STAFFING PROBLEMS

The federal mandate for workers to get vaccinated - upheld by the US Supreme Court - reveals the problems that operators have hiring...

PHARMACIES TURNING AWAY IMMUNOCOMPROMISED SEEKING 4TH COVID SHOT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly changed its guidance to allow an extra shot in certain cases, but some pharmacy...

 
 
 



Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of...

Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of coronavirus

The January 24 episode of Free4eva Media discusses how citizens are pushing back against vaccine mandates as data does not add up: The Wuhan coronavirus is still spreading, and... Read more ...

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

The World Health Organization said the B11529 omicron variant could spell the end of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic in Europe. However, it warned against complacency as other... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines... Read more ...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF outcomes

Researchers found no associations between the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines and adverse effects on stimulation or early pregnancy outcomes with IVF, according to a... Read more ...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says Tory MP

'Well he, as far as I can see, he was in a sense ambushed with a cake' Read more ...

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

It may seem obvious, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened mental health issues that have affected kids socially and developmentally. Read more ...

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

It's worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says. The subvariant has been identified across at least 40 countries, including three cases reported in Houston and... Read more ...

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron has taxed the country's health care system, causing more COVID-19 cases, ED visits and hospitalizations than any other variant during the pandemic, according to newly... Read more ...

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 14 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis - which can feel 'like a nail going right through their heel' - finding belly fat could... Read more ...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a 400% increase in cases

The CDC revealed data Tuesday showing that the Omicron variant caused less deaths at its peak than the Delta and last Winter's waves did despite significantly higher case totals. Read more ...