Trump escalates tension with World Health Organization over coronavirus pandemic, repeats threat to withhold funding

Trump complained Wednesday that China contributes “a small fraction” of the amount of funding the U.S. sends to the WHO every year. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Health experts are warning the national count of Covid-19 deaths could be skewed for several reasons, including lack of testing

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Kate Winslet, Elton John Salute U.K.’s National Health Service (WATCH)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig and Elton John are among the British celebrities saluting the U.K.’s National Health Service in an online tribute. The video was posted to Twitter by the NHS on Thursday night and has garnered more … Read more…

Mental health app now available to members at no cost

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Diana Yee diana.m.yee@kp.org 510-225-5086 Oakland, Calif. — As part of its commitment to offer members innovative ways to promote personal health and wellness, particularly during increasing levels of stress and anxiety, Kaiser Permanente is adding the digital mental health app myStrength to its portfolio of self-care tips and tools on kp.org/wellnessresources. Kaiser Permanente members in most regions can … Read more…

US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there’s time to reverse course, health official says

There’s still time to stop the United States from becoming the next epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a World Health Organization spokeswoman told CNN on Wednesday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Dr. Vivek Murthy: Mental & Physical Health During Coronavirus | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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There’s a confrontation between public health officials and political and economic officials desperate to save an economy fundamental to Trump’s reelection hopes

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Health Care Workers On Their Own Against Coronavirus As Supplies Dwindle | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Ohio governor says state will order primary polls closed Tuesday, citing ‘health emergency’ from coronavirus

In three other states with elections Tuesday, poll workers continued to cancel plans to show up, more voting locations were closed and officials worried that many voters would stay home. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

INTERVIEW: “Biggest Loser” trainer, Erica Lugo shares her best weight loss and health tips

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Testing Shortages Force Extreme Shift In Strategy By Local Health Officials

Public health officials in California’s state capital region announced this week they have stopped tracing the contacts of patients diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. They’ve also ceased recommending quarantines for residents exposed to people confirmed to have the virus. It … Read more…

Must Read: What Brands Need to Know About Addressing Mental Health and Gen Z, Everlane Announces Organic Cotton Commitment

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. What brands need to know about addressing mental health and Gen ZGen Z customers are drastically different from their predecessors. And as brands try to cater to this demographic, they … Read more…

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. The NHOs in our February roundup help raise awareness about low vision, heart health, and teen dating violence. … … Read more…

Florida Health Department says in statement that 2 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died in the state

Florida Health Department says in statement that 2 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died in the state ABC News: US BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Indonesian startup Newman's uses online medicine to tackle sensitive health issues

An Indonesian startup called Newman’s is using telemedicine to help Indonesian patients get care for stigmatized health issues. Part of Y Combinator’s winter 2020 batch, the startup launched last month with prescription hair loss treatments and plans to expand into … Read more…

Watch: Reviewing Public Health Record Of New Coronavirus Commander Mike Pence

https://khn.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/02/CNN-Newsroom-With-Brooke-Baldwin-Laura-Ungar.mp4   KHN Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar appeared on “CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin” to discuss Vice President Mike Pence’s appointment to lead the nation’s response to the novel coronavirus in light of how he handled a 2015 … Read more…

New coronavirus case in California is ‘evidence of community transmission,’ county health officials say

The Santa Clara Public Health Department announced a third case of coronavirus in the county possibly transmitted through community spread, which brings the total number of coronavirus cases in California to 10 and the total number of cases in the … Read more…

Trump Team’s Coronavirus Rhetoric At Odds With Scientists And Health Experts | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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U.S. Health Workers Responding to Coronavirus Lacked Training and Protective Gear, Whistle-Blower Says

Team members were not properly trained, lacked necessary gear and moved freely around and off military bases where Americans were quarantined, a complaint says. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Lark Voorhies Shares Struggle With Mental Health And Being Excluded From “Saved By The Bell’ Reunion [ VIDEO]

Actress Lark Voorhies made an appearance on “The Dr. Oz Show” recently, and in her episode, which airs on Wednesday, the former “Saved by the Bell” star shared her struggles with mental health issues. While there have been plenty of stories about … Read more…

‘Love Island’ Host’s Shock Death Revives Concerns Around Mental Health, Media Scrutiny

The death of popular “Love Island” host Caroline Flack has sent shockwaves across the U.K. and again raised long-running concerns about broadcaster ITV’s support of cast members on the hit reality competition as well as the country’s intense media scrutiny … Read more…

Tesla acknowledges ‘health epidemics’ as new risk in financial filing amid coronavirus outbreak

After estimating that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China would only cause their business a week-and-a-half production delay, Tesla now acknowledges “health epidemics” as a material risk in their annual financial filing. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals National Leadership Team

Chairman and CEO Greg Adams recently announced a new national leadership team and organizational structure for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals. The new organizational structure is designed to optimize Kaiser Permanente’s current operations for quality and affordability by further … Read more…

Google Health, the company’s newest product area, has ballooned to more than 500 employees

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

2019 financial results for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Hospitals

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marc Brown marc.t.brown@kp.org 510-271-6328 OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported 2019 annual financial results. Total operating revenues for 2019 were $ 84.5 billion, compared to $ 79.7 … Read more…

Taipei lashes out at China for blocking Taiwan’s access to the World Health Organization

Taiwan has lashed out at China amid the new coronavirus outbreak as Taipei’s isolation exposes the island’s vulnerability in a public health emergency. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Hawaii nurses and health care professionals join alliance

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Laura M. Lott laura.m.lott@kp.org 808-432-5916 808-343-2406 (mobile) HONOLULU — Hawaii Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, a new union representing approximately 975 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and respiratory therapists, has joined the Alliance of Health Care … Read more…