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COVID-19 booster schedule is needed now, patient safety …

Details: Patient group calls for recurring COVID-19 boosters to cut through vaccine apathy. A patient safety nonprofit says a recurring booster schedule would improve vaccination. Some expert disagree with

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Tennessee COVID-19 cases increase, driving higher …

Details: 2 days ago · About 54.7% of Tennesseans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The national average is 66.6%. Frank Gluck is the health care

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Rebound COVID after Paxlovid calls for 5 days isolation, …

Details: CDC, along with the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health recommend Paxlovid for anyone with COVID-19, vaccinated or unvaccinated, at high risk for developing a severe

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AZ failed to properly investigate nursing home …

Details: Arizona has put nursing home residents at risk by failing to properly investigate complaints of abuse and neglect in the facilities, a new auditor general's report says.. Among the major problems

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COVID-19 infections rising in Tennessee. Is a summer …

Details: State public health agencies have counted more than 2 million cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee since the start of the pandemic. Of those, 26,263 have died as a result of the novel coronavirus.

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Tennessee hit hard by baby formula shortage but may …

Details: As of May 1, Tennessee's rate was 53%. Metro Nashville's out-of-stock rate was 58% as of last week, according to Datasembly. Memphis' rate was 53%. Ikard said he has no data of his own showing

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COVID-19: Immunocompromised people worry about …

Details: Last summer, after consulting with her IU Health physicians, Hickey and her boyfriend got married in front of about 100 people, most of whom were vaccinated. The invitation encouraged but did not

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COVID-19 cases rising fast in Tennessee and Davidson …

Details: The seven-day average of COVID-19 infections in Davidson county jumped to 124.9 cases as of Saturday, compared to 100.1 the week before. The statewide average test-positivity rate (the rate of

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Health care: Doctors and patients are being hurt by a …

Details: But a broken health care system has turned us into assembly-line "providers" and data-entry clerks without time to show the empathy that we feel and that our patients need. The problem began in

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Health care: Nevadans deserve better Dean Heller

Details: A responsive and first-rate health care system requires leaders to put patients first. It's time to restore trust to a system that means so much to so many. As governor, I …

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Latent viruses, long dormant within us, may play big role in health

Details: Held in check by the immune system, they lie dormant for decades, and only sometimes do they cause health issues or serious illnesses. Scientists already knew that some viruses, like HPV, could

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U.S. Surgeon General says the CDC is closely tracking monkeypox

Details: Monkeypox is a low risk to the general American public and is not comparable to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a senior U.S. health official who was in Phoenix Tuesday. Dr. Rachel Levine

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Short-staffed Valleywise Health closed 118 psych beds last week

Details: Last week was an even higher number, with 118 of the 433 Valleywise beds closed, which amounted to five units and more than one quarter of the health system's total number of inpatient psychiatric

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Maternal Mental Health Month in Tennessee: 5 things to know

Details: Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed May as Maternal Mental Health Month. He made the same declaration in 2019 and 2021. Awareness about perinatal depression and mood disorders is critical to the health and

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Meigs County wrongfully reported as a COVID vaccine success story

Details: KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the three major operating programs

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Arizonans with COVID-19 symptoms may actually have the flu

Details: 0:52. While a cough, fever and fatigue are often signs of COVID-19, Arizonans experiencing those symptoms right now may actually have the flu. Arizona is in the midst of an unusually late spike in

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CDC travel health notice issued: Monkeypox found in 16 countries

Details: As a part of the health notice, the CDC listed the countries in which cases of monkeypox have been identified: United States. Canada. Australia. Belgium. Austria. England. France. Germany.

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Pfizer says its COVID vaccine for kids under 5 appears safe, effective

Details: Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine appears to be safe and effective for children ages 6 months to 5 years, according to a company study released early Monday. The study of nearly 1,700 children

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Arizona COVID-19 weekly update adds 7,204 cases, 29 deaths

Details: Health experts strongly recommend booster shots for those eligible, especially with the omicron variant spreading. About 45.7% of fully vaccinated Arizonans over the age of 18 had received a

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This Mental Health Awareness Month, remember the impact of …

Details: Advocacy can lead to change in our mental health system. Everyone who experiences mental illness deserves the right mental health services and support. Recovery is possible and treatment works

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Health care workers need support to overcome nationwide burnout

Details: John Corsino is an intensive care unit physical therapist. Burnout—you associate the term with healthcare workers right away. It is so often projected as an internal quality of …

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Severe hepatitis in Arizona kids reported in 4 possible cases

Details: Officials with the Arizona Department of Health Services told The Arizona Republic on Thursday that Arizona has reported four possible cases to the CDC. One of the cases was from late 2021 and the

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Monkeypox cases may be mistaken for a sexual transmitted …

Details: Monkeypox is a viral illness in the same family as smallpox, though it's far less dangerous. It appears first as a flu-like illness, with fever, muscle aches and …

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Tennessee has reached a turning point in maternal mortality crisis

Details: In Tennessee, 79% of pregnancy-related deaths were preventable, and that number rises to 91% for Black women. Access to quality care is a key step to reversing this trend, which is why April 1 is

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Naomi Judd championed mental health; how to find help, be an …

Details: Here's how you can find help and be an advocate. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text the

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Mental health tools for student-athletes becoming priority at …

Details: Concerns over mental wellness have gripped college athletics in recent weeks after the deaths of three female student-athletes by suicide, according to statements from family members and local

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Nashville restaurants: A summer guide to new places to eat

Details: 4 hours ago · Health-focused, fast-casual restaurant concept Radish opened its second location in Franklin on Tuesday, May 24. The new spot will be located at 4041 Aspen Grove Drive, Suite 106. It will be a

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States with high maternal death rates offer postpartum Medicaid

Details: Four out of 10 births in the U.S. are covered through Medicaid, which is required to provide coverage up to 60 days after delivery. States have …

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Amanda Gorman Texas school shooting poem goes viral. Here's why.

Details: Amanda Gorman's poem on Texas shooting has captivated the internet. Tuesday's school shooting has left many people at a loss for words, overwhelmed with emotion. In her latest poem, Amanda Gorman

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U.S. militarism's chokehold on environmental efforts

Details: The Costs of War Project reports that the United States military produced around 1.2 billion tons of carbon emissions between 2001 and 2017. For perspective, U.S. military emissions exceed the

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Texas school shooting proves again that this is what America is

Details: The Texas school shooting, which took the lives of at least 19 children, is the latest example of our violent identity. I first had this realization in 2021 when eight people, including six …

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BERGEN NEW BRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (PARAMUS, NJ)

Details: TERENCE CARDINAL COOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER Short Term 1249 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY: 57.0: 100.0%: 57.0 of 57.0 beds used: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: More. Tracking the Coronavirus Contagion. This map is your interactive guide to confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths from the coronavirus around the state, nation and world.

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Mortality Rate of Hospitals in Kings County and Surrounding Area

Details: Mortality Rate of Hospitals in Kings County and Surrounding Area (Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate)

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PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER (NORTH BERGEN, NJ)

Details: TERENCE CARDINAL COOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER Short Term 1249 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY: 57.0: 100.0%: 57.0 of 57.0 beds used: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: N/A: More. Tracking the Coronavirus Contagion. This map is your interactive guide to confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths from the coronavirus around the state, nation and world.

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Healthcare-associated Infections of Hospitals in New York County …

Details: Definition of "Healthcare-associated Infections": The healthcare-associated infection (HAI) measures show how often patients in a particular hospital contract certain infections during the course of their medical treatment, when compared to like hospitals.These infections can often be prevented when healthcare facilities follow guidelines for safe care.

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Tuesday updates: Mass shooting at Texas elementary school in …

Details: University Health, a hospital in San Antonio, reported on Tuesday evening that they have four patients: a 66-year-old woman in critical condition; a 10-year-old girl in critical condition; a 10

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Sylvan Park health-focused eatery Radish to open Franklin location

Details: Health-focused, fast-casual restaurant concept Radish will open its second location in Franklin on Tuesday, May 24. The new spot will …

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