INDIA NEWS: Burns in India: a call for health policy action
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INDIA NEWS: Burns in India: a call for health policy action

INDIA NEWS: Globally, burns are one of the major causes of disability, with more than 8 million disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs). LMICs and low-income countries are most affected by burns. 1 James SL Lucchesi LR Bisignano C et al. Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances: global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates…

OSHA NEWS: Why Court Must Preserve OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate – American Medical Association
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OSHA NEWS: Why Court Must Preserve OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate – American Medical Association

Editor’s note: The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has extended the stay on OSHA’s vaccination-and-testing standard and ordered that OSHA take no steps to implement or enforce the mandate until further court order. The AMA will continue to be involved in supporting efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the courts. What’s the news:…

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TECH NEWS: AI tool can help with scattered medical data

TECH NEWS: November 12, 2021 4: 40 PM Image Credit: Andriy Onufriyenko // Getty Images A patient in the ER, ICU, and other care environments is often connected to monitoring equipment such as cardiac monitors or ventilators, which capture a range of medical data points: heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation levels, body temperature, and…

BUSINESS: CNO Financial Group Declares Quarterly Dividend
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BUSINESS: CNO Financial Group Declares Quarterly Dividend

Searching for your content… CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share on the company’s common shares. The dividend will be payable December 24, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business…

TENN NEWS: Thousands Of East Tennessee Seniors Could Lose Health Coverage Because Of BlueCross 'error' – WBIR.com
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TENN NEWS: Thousands Of East Tennessee Seniors Could Lose Health Coverage Because Of BlueCross 'error' – WBIR.com

The health insurance company says members of one of its Medicare plans must re-enroll by the end of the year. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Nearly 14,000 East Tennessee seniors could be dropped by their BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee insurance providers unless they re-enroll in their Medicare advantage plan by the end of the year, a spokesperson…

BUSINESS: Syracuse Seniors To Explore Medicare Options From Home: Free Online Webinar Offered By Familycare Medical Group
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BUSINESS: Syracuse Seniors To Explore Medicare Options From Home: Free Online Webinar Offered By Familycare Medical Group

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Seniors who are aging in to Medicare or want to explore their options can watch a virtual seminar from the comfort of their own home.  All throughout the Annual Enrollment Period and into 2022, FamilyCare Medical Group, Syracuse, is offering a resource page to help seniors better navigate the…

FRANCE NEWS: France Imposes Testing Requirement on UK Nationals Just Days After EU Recognised NHS COVID Pass
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FRANCE NEWS: France Imposes Testing Requirement on UK Nationals Just Days After EU Recognised NHS COVID Pass

Unvaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom travelling to France will have to perform a COVID-19 test upon arrival, the French Consulate in London has announced. “From today, November 1, those travelling from the UK to France by Eurostar who are not fully vaccinated will be asked to take a Covid-19 test upon arrival at Gare…

BUSINESS: New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, AdvantageCare Physicians Come Together In Bethpage
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BUSINESS: New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, AdvantageCare Physicians Come Together In Bethpage

Bethpage, NY, November 02, 2021 –(PR.com)– New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the leading oncology practices in the Nation, has once again teamed up with AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), one of New York’s largest primary and specialty care practices, to provide state-of-the-art cancer care in Bethpage, New York. The new cancer center is located…

BUSINESS: Motion Acquisition Corp. And DocGo Announce Shareholder Approval Of Business Combination
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BUSINESS: Motion Acquisition Corp. And DocGo Announce Shareholder Approval Of Business Combination

News provided by DocGo Nov 02, 2021, 21:24 ET NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Motion Acquisition Corp. (“Motion”) (Nasdaq: MOTN), a special purpose acquisition company, and its merger partner Ambulnz, Inc., dba DocGo, a leading provider of Mobile Health services and integrated medical mobility solutions, announced today that their previously-announced business combination was approved by…

NEV NEWS: Open Enrollment For Health Insurance In Nevada – KTNV Las Vegas
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NEV NEWS: Open Enrollment For Health Insurance In Nevada – KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Monday starts the open enrollment period for health insurance in the state of Nevada.Because of the recently passed American Rescue Plan, Nevada Health Link is able to offer more money to help pay for your coverage.The people that already have a plan with Nevada Health Link will see a lower monthly…

IDAHO NEWS: Idaho's Open Enrollment Period For Health Coverage Begins – Local News 8 – LocalNews8.com
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IDAHO NEWS: Idaho's Open Enrollment Period For Health Coverage Begins – Local News 8 – LocalNews8.com

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Starting Monday, Idahoans who do not have coverage through their employer and don’t qualify for Medicaid or Medicare, can enroll in 2022 medical and dental coverage through Your Health Idaho, the state’s health insurance exchange. “This is an exciting year for Your Health Idaho and our customers,” Your Health Idaho executive director…

BUSINESS: Why Tummy Time is Important for Baby’s Development
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BUSINESS: Why Tummy Time is Important for Baby’s Development

Salt Lake City, UT — (ReleaseWire) — 10/31/2021 –To help babies develop strong muscles and good motor skills, Intermountain Healthcare pediatric experts recommend babies spend time on their tummies when they are awake. Peter Lindgren, MD, a Pediatrician at Intermountain Medical Group, says that babies learn to raise their necks, move their arms and legs,…

NEW YORK NEWS: NY COVID Latest: Saturday, October 30, 2021 – WPIX 11 New York
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NEW YORK NEWS: NY COVID Latest: Saturday, October 30, 2021 – WPIX 11 New York

NEW YORK — Find the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York state and New York City, including data on positive cases and other indicators, and information from local officials. Vaccine mandate deadline looms for NYC city workers New York City is scrambling to potentially replace thousands of first responders seemingly refusing to…

FRONT PAGE: For People Of Color In L.A., Misinformation, Past Injustices Contribute To Vaccine Hesitancy
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FRONT PAGE: For People Of Color In L.A., Misinformation, Past Injustices Contribute To Vaccine Hesitancy

Newswise — New UCLA research identifies several factors influencing how people of color in Los Angeles County are making decisions about COVID-19 vaccination. The study, published in the peer-reviewed JAMA Network Open, reveals that misinformation and politicization, awareness of past injustices involving medical research, and fears about the inequitable distribution of vaccines all contributed to…

ITALY NEWS: Opinion: Anti-Italian American ads must stop
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ITALY NEWS: Opinion: Anti-Italian American ads must stop

ITALY NEWS: The CCAG ad that mentions the “five family. “ The United States has been a melting-pot for many years. The country’s uniqueness is due to its multicultural nature. Fucsia Nissoli As an Italian Parliament member, I represent the North-Central America District in the Chamber of Deputies to assist Italian citizens abroad. Connecticut is…

BUSINESS: NirvanaHealth Increases Their Disruptive Footprint With Launching PBM In-A-Box On AWS For Rapid Pass-Through, Cost-Plus Model Adoption
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BUSINESS: NirvanaHealth Increases Their Disruptive Footprint With Launching PBM In-A-Box On AWS For Rapid Pass-Through, Cost-Plus Model Adoption

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–nirvanaHealth launches PBM-in-a-box on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to empower the adoption of Cost-Plus and 100% auditable pass-through pharmacy benefit management (PBM) models. With this platform, any pharmacy benefit administrator—including pharmacy chains wishing to enter the Cost-Plus PBM model space, state Medicaid Fee-for-Service organizations, states moving onto single PBM contracts, as well as…

CRIME: Thirteen Defendants Plead Guilty In $126 Million Compounding Fraud Scheme
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CRIME: Thirteen Defendants Plead Guilty In $126 Million Compounding Fraud Scheme

Thirteen defendants, including three compounding pharmacy owners, three physicians, two pharmacists, and three patient recruiters, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Texas to a years-long, multi-state scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) and TRICARE. According to court documents, the defendants submitted false and fraudulent claims…

BUSINESS: Lonely Planet And Healthline Media Team Up To Launch Dedicated Health Hub For Travelers
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BUSINESS: Lonely Planet And Healthline Media Team Up To Launch Dedicated Health Hub For Travelers

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As consumers continue to return to travel at their own pace, they have more health, safety and logistics questions than ever. To make the travel planning process and staying healthy on the road as easy as possible, travel guidance platform Lonely Planet has teamed up with the number…

BUSINESS: One In Three Insured Workers Would Consider Leaving Jobs If Health Insurance Weren't A Factor
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BUSINESS: One In Three Insured Workers Would Consider Leaving Jobs If Health Insurance Weren't A Factor

Policygenius annual survey also finds people reliant on social media for health insurance information are more likely to avoid COVID-19 testing and care NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As record numbers of Americans leave their jobs in the “Great Resignation,” a new survey finds health insurance is holding back some workers from joining the…

RELIGION: A religious liberty quiz shows readers favor the separation of church and state
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RELIGION: A religious liberty quiz shows readers favor the separation of church and state

(RNS) — The results from the religious liberty quiz I gave last week are in, and while the 16 responses hardly constitute a statistically significant sample, they are suggestive. They were submitted as comments (you may check them out here) and occasionally via email or Facebook. The results indicate that they have a narrower view…

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