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Opinion: Learning from Taiwan about responding to Covid-19 - and using electronic health records

7 days ago   |   STAT

Covid-19 is not an evenly distributed pandemic. The United States is an outlier - and not in a good way - with more than 2.5 million cases and 125,000 deaths, or about 36...
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Opinion: To make progress against Covid-19, processes must serve people, not a ‘labyrinth of bureaucratic rules'

7 days ago   |   STAT

By sheer necessity, the Covid-19 pandemic has united health care systems around the common purpose of accelerating advances to help patients that might otherwise have taken...
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Opinion: What to expect from ‘Modernizing the FDA's Data Strategy' meeting

7 days ago   |   STAT

After being called off because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the FDA's public meeting to discuss data strategy, an issue that is vital to the future of health care in the United...
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Supreme Court strikes down a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals

Supreme Court strikes down a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals

7 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The US Supreme Court has truck downa Louisiana law requiring clinics that perform abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital within 30 miles away. In the...
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Opinion: PDF that blocks study participants from getting their own data needs to go

7 days ago   |   STAT

In the 1960s, Sherry Arnstein helped transform health care in the United States by leading the development of a federal strategy to desegregate all of the country's hospitals...
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Regions: UK Records At Least 84 More Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

Regions: UK Records At Least 84 More Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

9 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The number of people who have died across the UK after contracting...
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Opinion: Death threats, shoves, and throwing blood: Anti-vaxxers' bullying of public health officials endangers our country

10 days ago   |   STAT

False claims. Racist and violent memes. Threats. Physical attacks. Public health advocates across the country face these and more from anti-vaccine extremists when they try to...
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Opinion: Clinical trials are failing to include Black and Latinx participants. Here are 4 steps to fix that

10 days ago   |   STAT

The development of a Covid-19 vaccine is progressing at an incredible pace, breaking down barriers to the invention, manufacture, and testing of potential vaccine candidates...
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Matt Prior: Cars don't belong in cities, but what's the alternative?

Matt Prior: Cars don't belong in cities, but what's the alternative?

11 days ago   |   Autocar

Cyclists currently are kings of the urban jungle... Bikes with shopping are a health hazard and pubic transport isn't reliably practical either So we're all doing that weird...
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STAT Plus: Novartis to pay $345 million to U.S. authorities for bribing doctors in different countries

11 days ago   |   STAT

Novartis agreed to pay more than $345 million to resolve criminal charges brought by federal authorities of using various former and existing subsidiaries to bribe health care...
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Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app launched in Ireland to...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app launched in Ireland to help contact tracing and symptom tracking

A COVID-19 tracker app has been launched today by the HSE and Department of Health to help identify the close contacts of people who test positive for the virus. The app will... Read more ...

Bodybuilder bludgeoned to death with barbell for sake of his Rolex watch

Bodybuilder bludgeoned to death with barbell for sake of his Rolex watch

Christopher McDonald and Aliysa Ellis have been jailed A psychologist and his friend have both been jailed after a fitness fanatic was bludgeoned to death with a barbell for... Read more ...

Watford v Norwich: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what...

Watford v Norwich: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

When is Watford v Norwich? Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Tuesday July 7. What time does Watford v Norwich kick-off? The game is... Read more ...

UK official coronavirus death toll rises by just 16 as death toll hits 44,236

UK official coronavirus death toll rises by just 16 as death toll hits 44,236

The Department of Health has announced another 16 deaths of people who have tested positive for coronavirus - the second lowest daily death toll since lockdown began Read more ...

Aviation tycoon loses High Court bid to get Government's 'sweeping' lockdown...

Aviation tycoon loses High Court bid to get Government's 'sweeping' lockdown rules overturned

Simon Dolan raised more than £200,000 through crowdfunding to launch the claim against Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Education Secretary Gavin Williamson over the lockdown... Read more ...

Britain 'will suffer big Covid-19 outbreaks if people flout social...

Britain 'will suffer big Covid-19 outbreaks if people flout social distancing rules'

Dr David Nabarro, a coronavirus expert at the World Health Organization admitted 'everybody has got to have fun' as lockdown rules loosened last weekend but urged people to be... Read more ...

Crystal Palace v Chelsea: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and...

Crystal Palace v Chelsea: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

When is Crystal Palace v Chelsea? Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Tuesday July 7. What time does Crystal Palace v Chelsea kick-off? The... Read more ...

Kate Garraway laments Derek recovering and coming home remains 'very uncertain'

Kate Garraway laments Derek recovering and coming home remains 'very uncertain'

Kate Garraway has shared her fears her husband's health battle remains "very uncertain" and far from over, although he has cleared the COVID-19 infection Read more ...

Piers Morgan Says Kate Garraway's Husband Remains In 'Serious Condition' As...

Piers Morgan Says Kate Garraway's Husband Remains In 'Serious Condition' As He Clarifies Health Reports

Piers Morgan has said Kate Garraway 's husband Derek Draper remains in a “very serious condition”, as he clarified media reports about his health. Derek has been in hospital... Read more ...

India overtakes Russia to become country with world's third highest number...

India overtakes Russia to become country with world's third highest number of coronavirus cases

The health ministry said 697,358 cases had now been recorded, a rise of 24,000 in the last 24 hours, while Russia has just over 681,000 cases. Read more ...