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    NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) — The financial cost of remaining unvaccinated ⁠against COVID-19 is rising. Health insurance providers are now asking people who contract the disease to share the cost of treatment, which can get expensive if that requires a lengthy hospital stay. ♦♦♦ Click Here To Read The Complete Story On cbsnews.com ♦♦♦
    Abuja, Nigeria (CNN)Emmanuel Agbenro sits helplessly inside his sparsely-decorated ward at the National Hospital in Nigeria's capital Abuja. He is supposed to be having treatment for colon cancer but doctors in Nigeria have downed tools in a nationwide strike over better pay and conditions. "I'm only surviving by faith," said Agbenro, who is supposed to be starting a second round...
    A former physician's assistant has been sentenced to three years in prison for pushing opioids at a Maryland clinic, The Associated Press reported Thursday. William Soyke of Hanover, Pa., was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute highly addictive opioids like oxycodone and fentanyl for no medical purpose in a case tied to a bribery and kickback scheme. Prosecutors said Soyke, 68, engaged in the illegal activity while...
    NEW YORK -- Last year, Reverend R.E. Paris was hospitalized with COVID-19. After being discharged he thought he was fully recovered, but something else was wrong.A nuclear stress test revealed residual heart failure, possibly from the virus. Reverend Paris then met with Dr. Sahil Parikh and Dr. Kelly Axsom at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center who enrolled him in their...
    Arkansas on Tuesday ran out of intensive care unit beds for COVID-19 patients for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced, as a surge in cases continued overwhelming hospitals in the state. The state’s ICU capacity for COVID patients barely eased hours after Hutchinson’s announcement, with only one hospital in southeast Arkansas showing availability, according...
    DENTISTS are warning of a two-year delay for surgery — and many of those in the most need are children, they say. Two in five dental surgeons think the backlog from the pandemic will take at least a year to clear. One in five think it will take more than two. 1About 389 patients in England have already waited two...
    Fox News' Janice Dean, who lost family members to the pandemic, called for continued investigations into how New York handled and reported COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes. She said on "America Reports" Wednesday there seems to be "a lot of covering up" and wants federal investigations into all governors who put COVID patients into nursing homes.  NEW NY GOV. KATHY...
    Arkansas Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonHochul makes New York the 31st state to have had a female governor Alabama has more intensive care patients than ICU beds, official says Colorado school district adds extra officers on first day due to 'tensions' over mask mandate MORE (R) on Tuesday revealed that his state has run out of intensive care unit (ICU) beds...
    Access to public health care services for 250,000 D.C. residents could end if MedStar kills its remaining Medicaid and Alliance contracts this fall. In a statement, Mayor Muriel Bowser blamed the development on the D.C. Council. “I am aware that many of the 250,000 District residents who receive their health care through the District’s managed-care program now face a loss...
    No more Intensive Care Unit beds are available to coronavirus patients in Arkansas as a surge of delta variant COVID-19 cases in the state overwhelm the state's health system, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday. Hospitals are working to supply new beds for COVID-19 patients, Hutchinson said during a press conference. Patients infected with the disease take up approximately half...
    By Christopher Sherman and Evens Sanon | Associated Press LES CAYES — Orderlies pushed Jertha Ylet’s bed from the center of the hospital ward to one side so Dr. Michelet Paurus could plug in his electric saw. She was silent as the doctor cut off her plaster cast in measured strokes. Today she would have to leave the hospital,...
    Durham, NC -- As an avid biker and leukemia survivor, 64-year old Bob Falkenberg made a stop in Durham about 2,500 miles into his 3,500-mile bike ride Tuesday.Falkenberg averages about 50 to 100 miles a day on his bike trip which started in Minnesota and will finish in Florida."This ride started in Minneapolis, at the headquarters of Be The Match,"...
    Over the weekend, Hawaii’s Democratic Lt. Gov. Josh Green was targeted by protestors who appeared outside the condominium complex where he resides with his wife and young daughters. The protestors were angry in part over vaccine rules for state and county workers. Flyers calling Green a “fraud” and a “Jew” have been posted around the neighborhood. But Green, who is...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- For the fourth day in a row, the number of COVID patients in L.A. County hospitals dropped.There were 1,722 patients Sunday. That's down 64 compared to Thursday. However, there were 439 COVID patients in intensive care on Sunday, up from 435 the day before.The county reported more than 2,700 new cases and 10 deaths on Sunday.Sunday's...
    TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Monday opened a temporary facility in Tokyo to provide oxygen for up to 130 coronavirus patients with mild symptoms, as the capital’s health care system grows severely strained. The so-called “oxygen station” in Tokyo’s Shibuya district is aimed at people who develop a problem while isolating at home or waiting for hospital vacancies, and is...
    A cosmetic surgeon has warned against increasing numbers of patients becoming 'alienised' due to 'distorted' beauty standards promoted on social media. Dr Steven Harris, who runs the Harris Clinic in Crouch End, north London, says that a warped appearance after poor filler treatment has become the 'new normal', and that the trend could cause 'physical and psychological harm'.  He said there is...
    Hospital systems are working overtime to get a pro-vaccine message out, but they're competing against rumors that filter through social media feeds. As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in northeast Florida, the hot zone of the state's latest surge. But the patients at...
    As a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the UAB Hospital, Dr. Akila Subramaniam sees some of the most complicated pregnancies in Alabama and parts of the surrounding four states. She has never seen anything like this. The 1,157-bed hospital has already admitted 39 pregnant women with COVID-19 so far this month. Ten of those are in the intensive care unit, and...
    HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam’s government says it is sending troops to Ho Chi Minh City to help deliver food and aid to households as it further tightens restrictions on people’s movements amid a worsening surge of the coronavirus. The army personnel will be deployed to help with logistics as the city of 10 million people asks residents to “stay put”...
    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s government said it is sending troops to Ho Chi Minh City to help deliver food and aid to households as it further tightens restrictions on people’s movements amid a worsening surge of the coronavirus. The army personnel will be deployed to help with logistics as the city of 10 million people asks residents to “stay...
    By Kelli Kennedy and Matthew Perrone | Associated Press People infected with COVID-19 were captured in a photo this week lying on the floor in pain while waiting for antibody infusions at a treatment site set up inside the library in Jacksonville, Florida. The image has become a vivid illustration of the huge demand for the once-neglected COVID-19 drugs...
    A COVID drug used to treat former US president Donald Trump has been approved for UK coronavirus patients. Ronapreve will be the NHS’s first tailor-made Covid treatment, and is proven to cut deaths and hospital admissions. 1Ronapreve was used to treat Donald Trump and will be available to UK patientsCredit: AP Trump described it as a “cure” for the virus...
    People infected with COVID-19 were captured in a photo this week lying on the floor in pain while waiting for antibody infusions at a treatment site set up inside the library in Jacksonville, Florida. The image has become a vivid illustration of the huge demand for the once-neglected COVID-19 drugs in the states hit hardest by a summer surge...
    Homerville, Ga. – The coronavirus is surging nationwide, and hospitals are struggling as they fight to find available beds for patients.  Coronavirus cases in the United States have surpassed 37 million and over 600,000 deaths have been related to the virus. While cases are ramping up again hospitals are out of beds and short staffed nationwide.  Health care workers say...
    A team of scientists from Tel-Aviv University have created the deadliest type of brain tumor in a lab by 3D-printing it from human glioblastoma tissues, allowing doctors to test different procedures and treatments in order to eradicate the brain tumor. The 3D-bioprinted tumor includes blood vessel-like tubes where blood cells and drugs can flow. 'If we take a sample from...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in northeast Florida, the hot zone of the state's latest surge. But the patients at Baptist Health’s five hospitals across Jacksonville are younger and getting sick from the virus faster than people did last summer. Baptist has over 500 COVID patients, more than twice...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The number of hospitalized children and people under 50 from COVID has now reached its highest level yet.COVID hospitalizations across the country hit nearly 93,000, the highest number of patients since January.The crisis is deepening in the south where states have among the lowest vaccination rates.In Alabama, ICUs are 100% full.In Mississippi, hospitalizations have surpassed last...
    A NEW treatment for fibromyalgia has been given the green light for more research. It raises hopes for millions that suffer with the condition of chronic pain, extreme tiredness and headaches. 1Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that makes daily activities hardCredit: Alamy Fibromyalgia, which celebs Lady Gaga and Morgan Freeman live with, is incurable. Treatments tend to be based on...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in northeast Florida, the hot zone of the state’s latest surge. But the patients at Baptist Health’s five hospitals across Jacksonville are younger and getting sick from the virus faster than people did last summer. Baptist has over 500 COVID patients, more than...
    A year ago, a California megachurch pastor who already made headlines for defying a state public health mandate by holding indoor services in the thick of the coronavirus pandemic is now signing letters exempting those who don't want to get a COVID-19 vaccination for religious purposes. “The vaccine poses a morally compromising situation for many people of faith,” Destiny Christian Church...
    Dr. Stephen Erosa is an interventional spine and pain specialist with St. John's Riverside Hospital. Dr. Erosa discusses peripheral nerve stimulation and how it can help patients experiencing chronic pain with a long-term solution that is both minimally invasive and does not require surgery, opioids or permanent implants.  Daily Voice publishes this article as part of a paid Content...
    Prince George’s County, Maryland, officials have launched a new web portal for patients who receive county health services to better access and manage their records. The MyChart online portal that debuted Wednesday seeks to give patients a more comprehensive way to view their electronic medical records and see customized reports built from their personal data. The Prince George’s County Health...
    Getty Chase Elliott waits on the grid at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. When the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion heads to Darlington for the start of the playoffs, he will showcase an entirely new NAPA paint scheme. Chase Elliott joined forces with his longtime sponsor and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to unveil a scheme focused on Childhood Cancer Awareness...
    This content is sponsored by MedStar Washington Hospital Center. MedStar Washington Hospital Center is one of the top cardiac centers in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2021-2022. MedStar Washington’s Cardiology and Heart Surgery program climbed to No. 30 in the nation, up seven spots from last year’s U.S. News & World Report...
    Bloomberg columnist Tim O’Brien was called out for spreading misinformation about Florida's state government providing free treatment for residents battling COVID-19. On Monday, O’Brien posted a tweet railing against Gov. Ron DeSantis, because the Florida Republican was promoting monoclonal antibody treatment centers for citizens infected with the coronavirus. "This can't be said enough: The regeneron treatment DeSantis is pushing cost...
    Injured people lie in the Immaculée Conception hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, two days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the country. AP Photo/Matias Delacroix Local authorities had to negotiate with gangs to get a convoy of humanitarian workers to impacted areas, the Associated Press reported. Tropical Depression Grace is expected...
    A hi-tech scan that takes just five seconds to perform can tell if chemotherapy is working in patients with breast cancer. The scan, which involves waving a hand-held probe resembling a shower head over the tumour site, can detect tiny changes that indicate whether it is responding to chemo drugs after just one round of treatment. The breakthrough means women...
    When Covid-19 hit, asthmatics were warned to be extra careful. Since the virus typically damages the lungs and causes breathing problems, these patients were thought to be particularly vulnerable. But research has found that during the pandemic, just 14 per cent of people hospitalised with Covid in the UK had asthma. What’s more, these patients were more likely to survive...
    DeSantis called the treatment a “tool in the toolbox” that should be used but said he thinks it has been “underpublicized.”Photo via DeSantis/TwitterGov Ron DeSantis on Monday announced the opening of a state-supported site at Camping World Stadium in Orlando where up to 320 people a day can receive monoclonal antibody treatment to help fight COVID-19 infections. DeSantis, who...
    PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- An Antelope Valley doctor is accused of writing out opioid prescriptions to patients he had little contact with. His arrest followed an undercover investigation by federal agents posing as patients.Federal agents arrested Dr. Raphael Tomas Malikian, 36, at his Palmdale residence last week. He's accused of having an online medical practice, called Happy Family Medicine, in...
                        Republican members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Friday urged that committee’s chair to commence an investigation into the decisions of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) and several other governors to discharge COVID-19-infected patients into their states’ nursing homes in 2020. In addition to Whitmer, Tom Wolf (D-PA),...
    Vaccine makers are preparing for a next possible phase of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout: booster doses.The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized third doses of both the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccines for certain immunocompromised people: solid organ transplant recipients or "those who are diagnosed with conditions that are considered to have an equivalent level of immunocompromise."The US...
    Six days after being shot six times outside of a Houston grocery store, Ben Taub Hospital patient Joel Valdez was reportedly still waiting to undergo surgery on Friday.  The hospital’s intensive care unit was nearly at full capacity – 98% – driven up by a surge of delta-variant coronavirus patients, Harris Health System in Harris County said, according to FOX 26...
    CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens are both now administering COVID-19 booster shots, but only for those with weakened immune systems.It comes after the Food and Drug Administration ruled that transplant recipients and other similarly immune-compromised patients can get a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. But the decision offers an extra dose only to those high-risk groups -...