Gwyneth Paltrow says cannabis is the ‘hero ingredient of the future’ as she invests in cannabis-infused beverage maker

Paltrow calls cannabis a “hero ingredient of the future” for wellness and says she was drawn to Cann’s drinks as an appealing alternative to alcohol. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

November National Health Observances: Diabetes, COPD, and Antibiotic Resistance

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues that affect Americans every day. In November, we’re raising awareness about diabetes, COPD, and antibiotic resistance. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As … Read more…

Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus as pandemic worsens in the U.S.

The WHO is holding a briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic. Health and Science 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 … Read more…

Chadwick Boseman’s Legacy May Be Bigger Than His Films | Oncology Expert David Kerr

Medscape 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…

The Community Guide: Identifying Evidence-Based Approaches to Achieve Healthy People 2030 Objectives

By Amy Lansky, PhD, MPH, Director of The Community Guide Office, Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Healthy People: Supporting Shared Goals to Advance Health Equity

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

Democrats and Republicans dismiss Trump’s coronavirus stimulus offer, dimming hopes for a deal

Congress has failed to pass new aid for months as the coronavirus continues to spread across the country and economic recovery slows.  Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Cramer: Don’t buy Regeneron stock just because Trump says its coronavirus antibody cocktail works

“I feel like the president has created a false expectation,” even though Regeneron’s antibody cocktail is “pretty good,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Thursday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

The IMF wants new rules to help women who are disproportionately impacted by virus job losses

The International Monetary Fund has called for more support from global governments to reduce the gender gap that has worsened by the coronavirus crisis. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

October National Health Observances: Health Literacy, Breast Cancer, and Health Care Quality

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. In October, we’re raising awareness about breast cancer, health literacy, and health care quality. … Read post News & … Read more…

One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that’s unusual

Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

This Medicare open enrollment season more seniors are expected to seek online help. Insurers say they’re ready

Medicare insurers and brokers expect surge in demand for online help during open enrollment because of rising Covid-19 cases. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester

While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn’t necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic. … Read more…

Top health official says coronavirus herd immunity ‘not the strategy of the U.S. government’

“Herd immunity is not the strategy of the U.S. government with regard to coronavirus,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar told lawmakers on Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother’s depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby’s life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

Watch live: Top U.S. health officials testify before senators on the coronavirus pandemic

The hearing comes one day after the U.S. Covid-19 death toll surpassed 200,000, more than any other country in the world and the 11th highest national death toll when adjusted for population, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  … Read more…

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

WHO says the coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people a week: ‘That is not where we want to be’

“The energy has not gone out of this pandemic,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program, warned Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidance that said people without symptoms may not need a test

The new guidance says that people without symptoms who have been in close contact with an infected person “need a test.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year with enough to inoculate every American by April. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

‘Pandemic fatigue’ leads to resurgence of coronavirus in Europe where cases surge to fresh records in France and Spain

“Pandemic fatigue” has set in across parts of Europe, where the outbreak is on the rise again in some countries that were hailed early on for stamping out massive outbreaks. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic

Israel on Friday entered a second nationwide lockdown, shuttering restaurants, hotels, gyms and more, amid soaring new cases and as the Jewish High Holiday season begins.  Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

We All Need to Work Together to Encourage and Promote Participation in Youth Sports

By ADM Brett P. Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health and LCDR Katrina L. Piercy, PhD, RD, Physical Activity and Nutrition Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions … Read more…

New York City delays in-person learning for middle and high school students until October

It’s the second time Mayor Bill de Blasio has pushed back reopening classrooms for in-person instruction for this school year. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Virginia sees 1,101 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 137,460 statewide

As of September 17, Virginia is now reporting 137,460 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March. [Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department] Thursday’s total of 137,460 marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of … Read more…

House Democrats question findings of Kodak’s internal review in wake of botched pharma deal

“Our Committees plan to vigorously pursue our ongoing investigation into this matter, and we expect full cooperation from Kodak and the Administration,” Reps. Clyburn, Waters and Maloney said in a joint statement. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn’t attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. CNN.com – … Read more…

Watch live: Top health officials testify before Senate panel on U.S. coronavirus response efforts

Earlier on Wednesday, the U.S. government rolled out its plans to begin distributing a Covid-19 vaccine to Americans to begin as early as January. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of … Read more…

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial after unexplained illness in volunteer

Drug giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had paused global trials of its coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Trump health official Seema Verma spent millions in taxpayer funds to boost ‘personal brand,’ Democrats charge

Leaders from four congressional committees are now calling on CMS chief Seema Verma to “personally reimburse the taxpayers for these inappropriate expenditures.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

It’s the worst disaster of the pandemic. But WHO chief says our lack of concern shows ‘moral bankruptcy’

They are among the greatest victims of coronavirus, yet elderly people continue to be dismissed, despite growing evidence of the devastating effects the pandemic has had on them. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

FDA rejects oleandrin, an unproven coronavirus therapeutic pushed by MyPillow CEO, as a dietary supplement ingredient

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected a submission from Phoenix Biotechnology Inc. to market oleandrin as a dietary supplement ingredient, citing “significant concerns” about the safety evidence the company presented. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…