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China races to curb Delta-fuelled COVID outbreak, worst in months | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

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Provinces across China have imposed tougher restrictions in an effort to racing to contain the country’s worst coronavirus outbreak in months, with health officials attributing the surge in COVID-19 infections to the highly contagious Delta variant. Authorities reported 328 symptomatic infections in July – almost equal to the total number of local cases from February to June. “The main strain circulating at present is the Delta variant … which poses an even greater challenge to virus prevention and control work,” Mi Feng, spokesman for the National Health Commission (NHC), said at a news briefing on Saturday. It came a day […]

Penny Marshall Dies At 75 From Diabetes | The Breast Cancer Site Blog

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Proper BCS greatergood_ctg_belowtitle Penny Marshall, beloved actress of the hit show Laverne & Shirley, has passed away from diabetes complications at age 75. She passed in her home in Hollywood Hills, California, on December 17, 2018. Penny was born Carole Penny Marshall on October 15, 1943, in the Bronx in New York. Her older sister Ronny and and older brother Garry both eventually became filmmakers, and her father was an industrial film director. Penny’s mother was a tap dance teacher. Penny’s entertainment career startied in 1968 when she played in How Sweet It Is! thanks in part to her brother […]

Oregon recommends masks as state tops 1,000 daily coronavirus cases, hospitalizations climb 25% overnight – oregonlive.com

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Oregon’s tenuous position against the coronavirus teetered further Tuesday as the state reported its highest daily case count in at least three months and a 25% single-day surge in people hospitalized with COVID-19, prompting state officials to recommend universal masking in indoor public spaces. The Oregon Health Authority reported 1,032 new confirmed and presumptive cases, a one-day total roughly equal to case counts for an entire week to start July. Meanwhile, state officials reported 259 people with COVID-19 are actively hospitalized, up 52 from Monday, the biggest daily jump since the start of the pandemic. “Today’s reported sharp rise in […]

Migrant child coronavirus outbreak: Whistleblowers say they were told to downplay infections at Fort Bliss | Fox News

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Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan claims that DHS is underreporting border apprehensions Two federal whistleblowers are alleging that Department of Health and Human Services instructed them to downplay a coronavirus outbreak amongst migrant children being housed at a facility in Fort Bliss, Texas, earlier this year, according to a complaint filed Wednesday.  The complaint, which was sent to four Congressional committees and government watchdogs, was filed by the nonprofit Government Accountability Project on behalf of Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold – who they say are “career federal civil servants” and “whistleblowers” who “served as volunteer detailees at the Fort Bliss Emergency Intake Site […]

Tattoo For Diabetics Changes Color To Monitor Blood Sugar Levels

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If there is one thing that most of us can appreciate, it’s the fact that technology has changed the way that we live our lives. In some cases, it can be an inconvenience but for the most part, those technology changes have improved our lives in some way or another. They may help us to communicate more easily or perhaps to monitor our children to keep them safe. In the case of this particular medical change, however, it is helping individuals with diabetes to live a life that is much more convenient. It happened in Boston at MIT when scientists […]

As Coronavirus Surges in Indonesia, Child Deaths Increase – The New York Times

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Hundreds have died from Covid-19 in recent weeks, many of them under the age of 5. National leaders face mounting criticism that they have been unprepared. This content was originally published here.

‘I advise everyone to get it’: UK Covid patients tell of regrets over refusing jab | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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For some people, the moment the ambulance arrives is the time they start expressing regrets about not receiving a coronavirus vaccine. For others, it’s the death of a loved one. Healthcare workers and Covid patients have spoken out about growing numbers who, once faced with the serious reality of catching the virus, realise that they made a huge mistake. Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden, a senior intensive care registrar, said she had only come across one patient in critical care who had received both vaccination doses, and that the “vast majority” of people she was seeing were “completely unvaccinated”. According to official […]

Memory: Age is Just a Number! / Woods Health Blog Woods Health Supplements And Vitamins

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Many believe that diminishing concentration and memory issues are simply natural side effects of aging. However, this isn’t the case! Here are some great tips to help if you are concerned about the deterioration of your mind and memory. Find the Cause There may be various underlying causes of age-related metal deterioration, with the most common including poor nutrition, stress, digestion issues and possibly inflammation and circulatory problems. Any one of these can potentially cause memory problems by interfering with the information flow in the brain and nervous system. Look at your Nutrition The brain is said to use around […]

What You Didn’t Know About Functional Medicine Could Save Your Like

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Our current health care system is, to a large extent, governed by profit-driven conglomerates that essentially force physicians to manage huge caseloads and keep people moving through the system as quickly as possible. It’s mass-produced, assembly line, quick-fix, put-a-band-aid-on-it medicine, with little hope of creating long-term health. However, rather than simply believing anything a conventional doctor tells them, the modern healthcare consumers are becoming more informed and taking more control of their healthcare. Because of this, more and more people are seeking out functional medicine. So, why is functional medicine so awesome? There are major holes in modern medicine in […]

More People Being Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a nearly 30% increase in type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnoses in the United States in just two years, with youth cases growing most sharply among minority groups. This underscores the urgent need to accelerate the work of JDRF to find cures for T1D and continue its passionate work to improve the lives of those living with the disease today. “JDRF is leading the fight through funding innovative research and advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies,” said Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive […]