Elder care facilities have faced certain challenges during the pandemic. David Reimer, chair elect for LeadingAge California, talks with 23ABC's Jessica Wills about these challenges and how the vaccines have been for the senior community.
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- Best Life
Blood clots are a crucial part of the body's ability to heal from injury. That's because when you get wounded, your circulatory system quickly gets to work at plugging any open blood vessels by clumping at the injury site. However, in many cases, blood clots within your body can pose a potentially serious risk to your health, leading to heart attack, stroke, and other life-threatening conditions.That's why experts are sounding the alarm about one thing you may be wearing that can heighten your r
- Miami Herald
The American Heart Association says you shouldn’t take aspirin daily without first talking to your doctor.
Bomb squad called to ER after a patient turned up with a WWII artillery shell lodged in his rectum, police say
Bomb disposal experts were called to a hospital in Gloucester, England, after a man with a WW II anti-tank shell lodged inside of him needed treatment.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene criticized COVID-19 restrictions saying 'not a single school has closed because of cancer'
Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene mocked for seeming to imply that cancer is a contagious illness, like COVID-19.
Women are more likely than men to be on the receiving end of medical mistakes, and the conditions can be life-threatening
- The Post-Crescent
Across Wisconsin, hospitals at the brink of capacity are desperate to find care for their patients
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A man who tested positive for Omicron variant says 15 of his friends who joined him at a New York anime convention also have COVID-19
A Minnesota man who attended an NYC anime convention tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant. Now 15 of his friends have COVID-19 too.
As the omicron variant spreads, Dr. Bruce Hirsch, an infectious disease specialist, offers advice on indoor dining.
- Good Housekeeping
Most people know COVID-19 vaccines take at least two weeks to create strong antibodies after a first vaccine, but experts say a third dose shot may work to replenish immunity sooner.
- Eat This, Not That!
Ever notice how the last place we tend to lose fat is in the belly? Abdominal fat oftentimes seems impossible to lose and chances are it's because it's visceral fat—"a type of body fat that's stored within the abdominal cavity between your vital organs: liver, intestines, pancreas, etc," says Jillian Michaels—creator of The Fitness App by Jillian Michaels. While it can be challenging to lose, there are ways to help reverse visceral fat and get rid of the stubborn excess weight. Eat This, Not Tha
- Fox News
Despite battling a cold, President Biden has packed his schedule this weekend with a maskless dinner out on the town and plans to attend a Kennedy Center event.
The addition of the warning on the labels follows the agency's review of Pfizer's Xeljanz after initial results from a February trial showed an increased risk of serious heart-related problems and cancer in some patients being treated with the drug. Xeljanz, which brought in worldwide sales of $2.44 billion for Pfizer in 2020, is approved in the United States for the treatment of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ulcerative colitis - an inflammatory bowel disease.
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A corporate Christmas party turned into the biggest Omicron 'super spreader event' outside South Africa, with up to 60 people infected
The outbreak at a Christmas party in Oslo, Norway, is the biggest outside of South Africa, where researchers first detected the new Omicron variant.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Careity Celebrity Cutting Event brought out familiar faces for fans of the drama series on Friday.
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Fauci calls Ron Johnson's AIDS comment 'preposterous': 'I don't have any clue of what he's talking about'
Anthony Fauci on Sunday said Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-Wis.) comments that the infectious disease expert "overhyped" the AIDS epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are "preposterous," adding "I don't have any clue of what he's talking about."Asked about Johnson's comments by co-host Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union," Fauci said he did not know how to respond to such a remark considering the high death tolls caused by both AIDS and COVID-19."How...
- Yahoo Finance
Omicron happened this week. So as the medical world shifts to a yet-to-be-determined degree, a question comes to mind: Who will pay for all this? In fact, who’s paid for all the COVID fighting to date?
Elderly Asian man who was kicked while in his walker at the beginning of COVID faces attacker in court
The event: Rong Xin Liao was waiting for a bus near Eddy and Leavenworth Streets in Tenderloin, San Francisco on Feb. 20, 2020, when a man darted out and kicked him on his seated walker. Eric Ramos Hernandez, 24, was eventually arrested and charged in connection with the incident. Following his release, Hernandez was arrested and convicted of another trespassing misdemeanor in Santa Clara County.
- USA TODAY
Many experts believe vaccines will likely continue protecting against severe disease, but the mutated variant may prove highly infectious.
- Associated Press
Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday night. The Norwegian Breakaway had departed New Orleans on Nov. 28 and is due to return this weekend, the Louisiana Department of Health said in a news release. More than 3,200 people are on board the ship, officials said.
- Business Insider
Wisconsin's governor vetoed 5 Republican anti-abortion bills in a single day after conservative Supreme Court justices seemed willing to overturn Roe v. Wade
"I will veto any legislation that turns back the clock on reproductive rights in this state—and that's a promise," Gov. Tony Evers said.