‘Are You Going to Keep Me Safe?’ Hospital Workers Sound Alarm on Rising Violence

The San Leandro Hospital emergency department, where nurse Mawata Kamara works, went into lockdown recently when a visitor, agitated about being barred from seeing a patient due to covid-19 restrictions, threatened to bring a gun to the California facility. It wasn’t the first time the department faced a gun threat during the pandemic. Earlier in the year, a psychiatric patient […]

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With virus surge, U.S. to keep travel restrictions for now

WASHINGTON — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant. It was the latest sign that the White House is having to recalibrate its thinking around the coronavirus pandemic as the more infectious variant surges […]

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COVID-19 outbreaks keep rising in Colorado nursing homes; hospitalizations trending down

The number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado rose over the last week by the smallest amount since they started trending up again in March, but clusters in nursing homes continued to increase. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 870 active outbreaks as of Wednesday afternoon, which was 11 more than at the same time last week. The […]

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Mediterranean diet could keep aging brains sharp

(HealthDay)—Helping your brain stay sharp with age may be as simple as changing up the food on your plate at dinnertime, a new study suggests. The study focused on the healthy “Mediterranean” diet, a regimen reliant on olive oil, beans, nuts, fruits, vegetables and whole grains, with chicken and fish largely replacing red meat. Dairy products and eggs are only […]

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We might need to keep wearing masks into 2022 to defeat COVID-19

Despite a sharp decline in coronavirus cases and continued success with COVID-19 vaccines, it’s looking likely we will still be wearing masks for some time to come. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s coronavirus czar, said it’s possible masks could be needed until 2022. “I want it to keep going down to a baseline that’s so low there is virtually no […]

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Dr. Fauci Reveals How Long We’ll Need To Keep Wearing Masks

As the vaccine rollout gains traction, there’s finally a glimmer of light at the end of the pandemic tunnel for many Americans who have been living in a virtual stasis for almost a year now. As state restrictions start to loosen, and “normal” activities resume like indoor dining, it’s easy to develop a more lax attitude towards the CDC guidelines […]

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Here’s an idea to float—a space-ready sleeping bag to keep blood moving

A sleeping bag attached to a vacuum cleaner might not sound like the stuff giant leaps are made of. But researchers using just that have taken at least a small step toward solving a serious problem for space travelers. The problem is the way blood behaves in the absence of gravity. When you’re standing up on Earth, gravity pulls blood […]

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Fauci: 'Close the bars, keep the schools open' to mitigate community spread

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 29 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Top American health officials are trying to focus efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic via the asymptomatic spread, which may contribute as much as 50% of infections. NIAID Director Anthony Fauci and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams were in […]

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