Health

Age, underlying health condition were ‘double blow’ to Colin Powell, experts say

Fatal breakthrough Covid-19 infections among people who have been fully vaccinated, like former Secretary of State Colin Powell, are rare. But experts say such deaths show the need for society as a whole to protect its most vulnerable: those of advanced age and those with compromised immune systems. Powell, who died Monday of Covid complications, …

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Maine launching state-run health insurance marketplace for 2022 enrollment

Maine is launching its own state-run health insurance marketplace in November, which means that people buying Affordable Care Act insurance for 2022 will be purchasing insurance through a new state website. Starting Nov. 1, people signing up for ACA insurance in Maine will go through the coverme.gov website rather than the federal government’s healthcare.gov website, …

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi requests less court time over ‘strained health’ -lawyer

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa Oct 4 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday asked a judge to reduce the frequency of her court hearings due to strained health, her lawyer said. …

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Reproductive healthcare should be more readily available to SU students

Texas’ new abortion law made history last month as one of the most restrictive measures taken in the United States to limit access to abortions in decades. The new law makes no exceptions for instances of rape or incest, while also limiting terminations of pregnancies related to health concerns. Many people are left questioning what …

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UT Health San Antonio doctor says city’s COVID-19 vaccinations are up, risk level is down

SAN ANTONIO – We are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in San Antonio, the risk level has gone down and vaccinations have increased. According to the most recent COVID-19 dashboard on the city’s website, we are at a moderate risk level. But, there are still a lot of questions surrounding vaccines …

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Andy Reid fine following recent health issue, Chiefs coach invigorated by team’s Super Bowl potential

USA Today Images Chiefs coach Andy Reid went to the hospital via ambulance after last week’s loss to the Chargers as an extreme precaution, but quickly felt better and had no setbacks this week. There are no concerns about any other health issues arising, league sources said, in what looks like an isolated issue due …

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Forbes Magazine names Sanford Health as ‘Best Employer’ in North Dakota and South Dakota

Sanford Health was recognized by Forbes as the “Best Employer” in both North Dakota and South Dakota. Forbes determined its rankings by partnering with market research company Statista to anonymously survey 80,000 Americans working at businesses with more than 500 employees. The participants rated their employers on criteria that included safety of work environment, compensation …

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Annual walk raises money, awareness for suicide prevention and mental health

CHICAGO — The Illinois chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its annual walk along the lakefront Saturday. Four thousand people took part in the “Out of the Darkness” Chicagoland walk and fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Similar walks were held in cities across the country to raise funds and …

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Health Canada working to review Merck’s experimental COVID-19 pill treatment

Originally Published: 02 OCT 21 12:07 ET By Avis Favaro and Brooklyn Neustaeter, CTV News Click here for updates on this story     TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — Health Canada says it is working with international counterparts to review an experimental pill from drugmaker Merck, which the company reports can reduce hospitalizations and deaths by half …

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