Op-Ed: U.S. must guard against coronavirus medical shortages without resorting to nationalism

The U.S. of course must act to protect against drug and medical equipment shortages, but in a way that does not feed the flames of trade nationalism created by the current pandemic, writes Ambassador Henry A. Crumpton. Commentary BEST DEAL … Read more…

Leaked intelligence report saying China 'intentionally concealed' coronavirus to stockpile medical supplies draws scrutiny

The Trump administration has issued an intelligence analysis claiming China purposely delayed notifying the World Health Organization about the spread of the coronavirus. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Turkey eases export rules for medical devices used for virus

The Turkish Trade Ministry lifted temporary export restrictions and a requirement for private companies to obtain advance permission before shipping abroad medical equipment used in treating COVID-19. A notice published Saturday in Turkey’s Official Gazette rescinded restrictions on exporting ventilators, … Read more…

Tokyo Olympics Will Be ‘Difficult’ to Hold Unless There’s a Coronavirus Vaccine, Japan Medical Association Says

(TOKYO) — The medical community in Japan is moving toward a consensus that holding next year’s Tokyo Olympics may hinge on finding a coronavirus vaccine. Japan Medical Association president Yoshitake Yokokura said in a video media conference on Tuesday that … Read more…

China Is Sending Medical Supplies Around the World So You’ll Forget They Kept Coronavirus a Secret

VICE News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

The medical advisors for the movie ‘Contagion’ saw a pandemic coming, but got one big thing wrong

Few mainstream movies spend big budgets on ensuring scientific accuracy, but Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 movie “Contagion” had a team of advisors checking everything from the script to the props. CNBC talked to a couple of them to see how the … Read more…

Medical providers, fearing equipment shortages, tap secret national supply network

Healthcare providers across the country are asking how they can access strategic stockpiles of critical equipment, bracing for the possibility of a shortage. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the … Read more…

New Federal Rules Will Let Patients Put Medical Records On Smartphones

Federal officials on Monday released groundbreaking rules that will let patients download their electronic health records and other health care data onto their smartphones. “Patients should have control of their records, period. Now that’s becoming a reality,” said Health and … Read more…

Moanalua Medical Center recognized for bariatric surgery

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Laura M. Lott laura.m.lott@kp.org 808-432-5916 808-343-2406 (mobile) HONOLULU — For the fifth straight year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by the Women’s Choice Award®. Presented … Read more…

Tyler Perry Hires Medical Examiner to Determine if Nephew’s Death was Murder or Suicide

A rep from the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office tells us, “There is an active investigation at the prison’s request. We are currently awaiting the results of an autopsy. The initial investigation did not suspect foul play. We are also conducting … Read more…

Science community fears executive order that would make medical articles free

There’s a battle going on between US government bureaucrats and the publishers of scientific journals that’s likely to catch higher-ups in the Trump administration by surprise. The New England Journal of Medicine, for example, receives research from professionals who want … Read more…

Rapper Juice WRLD died of accidental drug overdose: Medical examiner

Rapper Juice WRLD died of an accidental drug overdose, the Chicago Cook County medical examiner’s office announced on Wednesday. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Epic’s CEO is urging hospital customers to oppose rules that would make it easier to share medical info

Epic CEO Judy Faulkner wrote an email to CEOs and presidents of hospital systems urging them to oppose rules the Department of Health and Human Services proposed in 2019. These rules aim to make it easy for patients to access … Read more…

Medical breakthroughs, looser FDA made biotech stocks one of the decade’s best investments

By the numbers, a $ 1,000 stake in the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF in December 2009 would now be worth over $ 4,500. U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Google snaps up chief medical officer of health device maker AliveCor, weeks after buying Fitbit

Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati will join Google’s health clinical team and report to the chief health officer, Dr. Karen DeSalvo. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

State Highlights: FEMA’s Recovery Efforts On U.S. Islands Lag Behind Those On Mainland, Report Says; Citing Opioid Epidemic Challenges, Maryland’s Chief Medical Examiner Announces Resignation

Media outlets report on news from Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Maryland, New Hampshire, Minnesota, District of Columbia, Florida, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio and California. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

A doctor is accused of performing hysterectomies and other unnecessary medical procedures on patients without their consent

A Virginia doctor has been arrested after he was accused of performing hysterectomies and other unnecessary medical procedures on patients without their consent, according to a federal affidavit. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

11.14.19 Google gets into medical records; Designer purse lawsuit; iBuyer companies great for consumers

Google’s Project Nightingale is a huge initiative by the second largest hospital system in the U.S. Some are hostile to Google doing this. But this is an important initiative. With the tech available today, it’s ridiculous we don’t have solid medical … Read more…

Climate change is damaging the lifelong health of the world’s children, medical officials warn

A child born today will experience a rate of warming that will threaten their health at every stage of their life, the report's authors said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Moanalua Medical Center hosts trick or treat for patients

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center held its annual trick-or-treat event for the hospital’s youngest patients, celebrating Halloween with festive costumes, decorations, a photo booth, and healthy treats. A dozen participants ranging in age from toddlers to teens traveled … Read more…

Syria: siege and starvation in Madaya; immediate medical evacuations and medical resupply essential to save lives

Since July 2015, a siege has been imposed by the Syrian government forces around the town of Madaya, near the border with Lebanon in Syria’s Rural Damascus Governorate. Aid / Disasters News From Medical News Today BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

State Highlights: Judge Cites Improvement Of Wait Times, Lifts Oversight At Oregon State Hospital; Ohio Lawmakers Renew Aim To End Surprise Medical Bills

Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Ohio, New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin, California, North Carolina, And Texas. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Ideas to Reality: Portal Telemedicina, technology helping rural patients get crucial medical care

Google SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

GoodRx co-CEO explains how its new service helps patients access medical care for just $20

"We wanted to just have an easy solution that anyone could use to get quick care of the most pressing things that affect millions and millions of Americans," GoodRx co-CEO Doug Hirsch says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Briefing Room: Dorian strengthens to Cat 3, Biden fact check, immigrant medical relief program ends

ABC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment

John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According to Oliver, several studies have shown that bias among doctors leads to a “woman-shaped blind spot … Read more…

Cannabis-related poison control calls for Massachusetts kids doubled after medical pot legalized

After medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth’s children and teenagers doubled, according to a public health investigation. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord are hoping to bridge the gap between technology and medicine, and help investors vet start-ups for potential red flags. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Takes A Step Forward, But Will It Lead To A Step Back?

The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved its version of legislation to curb surprise medical bills. Though this step was an important advance, there’s still a long way forward before Congress agrees on a legislative solution to this high-profile … Read more…

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

White House takes on surprise medical bills in continued push to lower US health-care costs

President Donald Trump announced a new push Thursday for legislation designed to end surprise medical bills that leave Americans saddled with costs for care that they thought were covered by their insurance. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Medical Financial Hardship: Estimated 137 Million Americans Struggling | NBC Nightly News

NBC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

4.25.19 Lower your overall housing costs; FCC is bad at collecting robocall fines; You don’t own your medical records

Housing is one of the biggest line items in your budget. But if you want to build wealth, keep that in check; The FCC has levied major fines against robocallers. But they haven’t collected much; Unless you live in New … Read more…

Maternal Health Week: I Gave Stillbirth At 20 Weeks After Complaining For Weeks, Did I Receive Substandard Medical Care?

Source: Priska Neely / Priska Neely Black Maternal Health week (April 11-17), founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. My stomach had been hurting all day but I could not possibly be going into labor — I was … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

HONOLULU — For the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by the Women’s Choice Award®. Presented by WomenCertified Inc., this evidence-based designation scored Moanalua Medical Center … Read more…

CBS Rejects a Medical Marijuana Ad Ahead of the Super Bowl | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants … Read more…

CBS Blocked a Medical Marijuana Commercial From Playing During the Super Bowl

(Bloomberg) — The Super Bowl isn’t ready for medical marijuana. Acreage Holdings, the multi-state cannabis company backed by John Boehner, says CBS rejected a television advertisement that calls for the legalization of medical marijuana. The network, which is airing the … Read more…

Gofundme: About a third of money raised on site has been for medical expenses

The company is playing a larger role in health care than they ever anticipated. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award for Cancer Care

HONOLULU — For the second consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award®. This evidence-based designation places Moanalua Medical Center in the top 9 percent … Read more…

1.9.19 LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone developments, eliminating porch pirates, medical devices and more!

LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone developments, eliminating porch pirates, medical devices and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Watch the video The post 1.9.19 LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone … Read more…

Medtronic CEO pushes back on critics who claim the medical device giant has a ‘spotty record’

Medtronic has "the strongest pipeline that we've ever had in this company," CEO Omar Ishrak tells CNBC's Jim Cramer. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Gently stroking babies before medical procedures may reduce pain processing

Researchers found that gently stroking a baby seems to reduce activity in the infant brain associated with painful experiences. Their results suggest that lightly brushing an infant at a certain speed — of approximately 3 centimeters per second — could … Read more…

This patient’s medical record said she’d given birth twice — in fact, she’d never been pregnant

Medical record errors are extremely common and can be life-threatening. For 20-year-old patient Morgan Gleason, it took many hours to fix a glaring mistake.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Maintains “A” Grade for Patient Safety

HONOLULU — The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit advocate for health care transparency, has awarded Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center its seventh straight “A” grade in the Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Hospital Safety Grade, administered in the spring and … Read more…

Flipped classroom enhances learning outcomes in medical certificate education

The quality of medical certificates written by students of medicine was better when they were taught by using the flipped classroom approach instead of traditional lecturing. A randomly selected student from the flipped classroom group had an 85 percent probability … Read more…

California’s Medi-Cal program paid $4B to recipients who may have been ineligible, audit shows

FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…