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Itle Named New Washington State Vet | North West

Amber Itle, a veterinarian with the Washington State Department of Agriculture since 2013, has been named the new state veterinarian. She succeeds Brian Joseph, who retired last summer. Itle first joined the department in 2013 as a field veterinarian and was named assistant state veterinarian in 2017, according to a …

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Institute of Infectious Diseases of the Institute of Human Virology

BALTIMORE, March 3, 2022—The University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Human Virologya Global Virus Network (GVN) Center of excellence, physician researchers played a collaborative role in the successful transplant last month of a genetically modified pig heart into a patient with end-stage heart disease by creating strategies for …

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Blea asks California Superior Court to release suspension

California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) Equine Medical Director Jeff Blea has filed a writ of warrant in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County seeking to lift the California Veterinary Medical Board’s interim suspension on his veterinary license. The court filing, dated Feb. 24, also seeks declaratory relief and …

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How the Philadelphia pandemic of 1793 foreshadowed the social problems of the COVID-19 era

The last two years of the pandemic have laid bare a deep misunderstanding of public health among our compatriots. As evidenced by the widespread and conspiratorial resistance to vaccination – as well as the constant trickle of misinformation about the pandemic, from social media, pundits and podcasters – contemporary Americans …

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LDH Appoints Melinda ‘Mendy’ Richard as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Aging and Adult Services

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) today announced the appointment of Melinda “Mendy” Richard as the Associate Secretary of the Office of the Department of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS). Richard most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Community Preparedness and Health Protection at the Office …

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Indra Nooyi: the living embodiment of an American dream – News

The former CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo was one of the stars of the 14th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Indra Nooyi. — Photo by Shihab Published: Sun 13 Feb 2022, 22:22 Last update: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 02:23 Many have chased and lived the “American Dream” – but how …

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WSU Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases New Laboratory Receives CLIA Certification

The new Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases laboratory at Wayne State University School of Medicine has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments certification. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the United States through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. The …

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University of Toronto researcher raises thorny question about COVID-19 death toll in British Columbia

This weekend, British Columbia is certain to hit another grim milestone. With 2,597 official deaths from COVID-19 so far, it is inevitable that the province will top 2,600 when the Department of Health releases the latest statistics on Monday (January 31). On Friday January 28, British Columbia also reported that …

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American Cancer Society calls on lawmakers to tax cigarettes and focus on public health | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana currently ranks sixth in the nation for adult smokers, according to the CDC. Photo by Basil MK from Pexels. Today, organizations like the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) are sharing their concerns about tobacco use in Indiana. ACS CAN’s Raise It For Health campaign is pushing …

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Felix Cheung – who studies wellness – among 33 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs at the University of Toronto

Does economic growth contribute to happiness? With its research project on the well-being of the population, the University of Toronto Felix Cheung hope to find out. An assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Cheung calls the question of economic happiness one of …

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Gottheimer calls on governor to take essential action to protect New Jersey from Omicron and combat impacts on communities, hospitals, families and students

Gottheimer calls on governor to take essential action to protect New Jersey from Omicron and combat impacts on communities, hospitals, families and students Visit Holy Name Medical Center test site in Teaneck Thank you to frontline healthcare workers GLEN ROCK, NJ – US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) calls on Gov. …

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Yale School of Public Health dean on board with throat swab for home COVID testing, others disagree

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (WTNH) – If you’re one of the thousands of people across Connecticut who have got their hands on a state’s free, home-based rapid COVID test, you might be wondering how to do it right. Discussions are increasing on social networks among the public and some health professionals …

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Eastern Health announces temporary changes to services

Eastern Health has announced temporary changes to services, effective January 4, 2022. Eastern Health says it will focus on urgent and emerging acute services at health care sites across the city, including the Health Sciences Center, St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital and Dr LA Miller Center. These changes will reallocate resources …

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Johns Hopkins lab tests Omicron variant – NBC4 Washington

Although federal health officials have said the omicron variant is the dominant COVID-19 strain in the United States, local lab directors want to know how widespread it is in the region and what it means for health. at local level. It’s too early to tell if the huge spike in …

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Health officials expect more cases of omicron variant

Dr. Donna Hansel, chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at OHSU, believes more positive cases are on the horizon. PORTLAND, Oregon – The omicron variant of COVID-19 is now in Oregon, but public health officials have said those vaccinated, especially those who received booster shots, did not …

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Study reveals new way to detect early risk of cardiovascular disease

The risk of developing cardiovascular disease is strongly associated with “bad” LDL cholesterol. A large study by scientists at the Karolinska Institutet now shows that two proteins that transport cholesterol particles in the blood provide early and reliable information about the risks. The researchers are now advocating the introduction of …

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR): a local problem and a global challenge

To shorten it: In the future, available antimicrobial agents may not be effective in treating many potentially fatal bacterial infections in humans and pets. The message is very simple, but if you read it several times and think about the possible consequences, the message makes you shiver. Microbiologists have long …

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AVMA’s National Awareness Campaign Promotes COVID-19 Vaccinations

The organization urges members of the veterinary team, their clients and the public to get vaccinated. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched a nationwide education and awareness campaign urging veterinary teams, their clients, and the general public to get vaccinated against COVID-19. According to a statement from the …

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New variant of Covid in South Africa affecting under 25s, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Representative image The new variant of Covid-19, B.1.1.529, detected in South Africa mainly affects people under the age of 25, among whom the vaccination rate against the virus is only 26%, according to officials of health. Professor Anne von Gottberg of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases said the variant …

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Ecology, evolution and overflow of the bat coronavirus

Bat coronaviruses have repeatedly spread in human populations. This fallout will most likely continue to be a threat to public health. Study: Ecology, evolution and spread of bat coronaviruses. Image Credit: Colin Seddon / Shutterstock In a review published in Nature Reviews Microbiology, the authors gather information on the ecology …

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Dysfunction is at the heart of the basic functioning of American society

Compared to most other advanced capitalist countries, the United States is a mess. Our archaic 18th century constitution guarantees legislative deadlock and allows small minorities to block democratic will. Our health care system leaves tens of thousands of people dying every year because they cannot afford treatment, while millions more …

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West Virginia University and Marshall University to Identify COVID Variants in State | News, Sports, Jobs

MORGANTOWN – Infectious disease experts from the University of West Virginia and Marshall University will join to identify and track variants of SARS-CoV-2 circulating in West Virginia in hopes of preparing and preventing future epidemics. National Institutes of Health grant of $ 678,030 will help researchers perform genome sequence analyzes …

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Mayors of ancient cities commit to modernizing slaughterhouses

SLAUGHTER IMPROVEMENT. The ancient provincial veterinarian Dr Florencio Macuja (left) and the regional director of the National Meat Inspection Service Fernando Lontoc (right) inspect the slaughterhouse in San José de Buenavista on October 19, 2021. The head of the public division of the ancient provincial veterinary office, Dr Rafael Marco …

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American Cancer Society Launches First Cohort of Health System Screening Interventions with Over 50 Facilities, Part of National Return to Screening Initiative

The organization will work with health system partners to develop innovative practices to increase screening and reduce cancer disparities Posted: October 19, 2021, 3:47 p.m. EDT|Update: 46 minutes ago INDIANAPOLIS, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Cancer Society (ACS) announced a partnership with HealthLinc to improve colorectal …

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Early Release – Co-Infection with 4 Species of Mycobacteria Identified by Using Next-Generation Sequencing – Volume 27, Number 11 — November 2021 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal

Disclaimer: Pre-published articles are not considered final versions. Any changes will be reflected in the online version the month the article is officially published. Author affiliations: University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States (L. Wang, E. Vikram, A. Zou, G. Cheng); New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, Flushing, New York, USA …

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Delta Increases Risk Of COVID-19 For Pregnant Women; Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine antibodies missing 7 months for many, Health News, ET HealthWorld

By Nancy Lapid – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the results and that has not yet been certified by peer review. Delta variant increases risk for pregnant women Compared to coronavirus cases earlier in the …

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Puppies in pet stores remain a source of drug-resistant Campylobacter

Puppies in pet stores remain a source of human infections with Campylobacter jejuni strains resistant to recommended antimicrobial treatments. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention previously published reports on C jejuni outbreaks since 2016 that involved puppies in pet stores. A scientific paper published in September 2021 …

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Vets call for vaccination as canine flu cases increase

LA QUINTA, Calif. (KESQ) – It’s flu season and not only are humans getting the flu shot, but our furry friends are also advised to protect them from canine flu. Kathryn Carlson, owner of Village Park Animal Hospital, says dogs can get very sick with canine flu. “It actually develops …

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College of American Pathologists Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting: September 25-28

NORTHFIELD, Illinois – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The College of American Pathologists (CAP) will host its annual CAP21 meeting with timely and informative educational sessions from Saturday September 25 to Tuesday September 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Pathologists have demonstrated resilience as 2021 continues to be an extraordinary and remarkable year in …

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If there are no side effects, does it work?

Share on PinterestElvin Toro, 26, a former army medic, arranges his syringes before giving the next dose to a resident of Central Falls High School in Central Falls, RI on February 13, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO / Getty Images While many assume that the side effects of a COVID-19 vaccine mean …

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FSU College of Medicine Recognized for Pipeline Program

FSU College of Medicine Recognized for Undergraduate Pipeline Program A program at Florida State University College of Medicine is the recipient of the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The program – Undergraduate Science Students Together to Achieve Educational Diversity and Excellence (USSTRIDE) – is …

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30% of Texans have evidence of COVID-19 antibodies

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Researchers at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center and the Texas Department of Health Services found a slight increase in the number of people participating in the antibody survey Texas Cares. The program launched a year ago and surveyed thousands of Texans to learn more about …

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Local Medical Staff News

LAKELAND REGIONAL HEALTH Moody’s Investors Service recently reaffirmed Lakeland Regional Health Center Stable A2 rating upstream of public bond financing. The A2’s assertion and award, according to Moody’s, reflects its expectation that Lakeland Regional Health Systems will remain the distinct market leader and essential supplier in and around Polk County. …

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McMaster researchers identify how VITT occurs

PICTURE: From left to right: Ishac Nazy, Angela Huynh, John Kelton, Donald Arnold, Mercy Daka view After Credit: James Smith / McMaster University Hamilton, ON (July 7, 2021) – A team of researchers from McMaster University recently discovered how, exactly, COVID-19 vaccines that use adenoviral vectors trigger a rare but …

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The elephant in the doctors’ lounge

With roughly 156 million Americans Fully vaccinated against COVID-19, doctors see signs of relief on the horizon. This relief cannot come soon enough. The initial energy and adrenaline that drove doctors to treat critically ill patients during the first few months of the pandemic has been replaced by fatigue, burnout …

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NHM providing free diagnostic services in Arunachal

Journalist ITANAGAR, July 3: Diagnostic services are provided free of charge to the people of Arunachal under the Free Diagnostic Service (FDS) initiative, implemented by the Government of India through the National Health Mission (NHM). In the state, the FDS initiative is implemented by NHM Arunachal through the ASR diagnostic …

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Fort Bragg Soldiers Help Cumberland County Animal Shelter

Residents looking to adopt a pet may find that their new addition can join the family sooner through a partnership between Cumberland County and Fort Bragg. Soldiers in the First year veterinary studies diploma program helps sterilize and neuter the shelter’s dogs and cats through a partnership program that began …

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Laboratory Computing Market to Grow Dramatically at 7.2%

New York, United States, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Laboratory Computing Market Overview According to a comprehensive research report from Market Research Future (MRFR), “Laboratory Computing Market insights by product, type, component, deployment model, end user and region – Forecast to 2027The market was valued at USD 2,422 million …

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Mediaplanet publishes infectious disease campaign to provide reliable information from multiple sources on infectious disease mitigation

Copyright 2021 PR Newswire. All rights reserved2021-06-29 NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Mediaplanet today announced the launch of the print and digital campaign entitled “Infectious Diseases”. This campaign is the third installment in a series that Mediaplanet has published on this subject since the start of …

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Study finds schools no more at risk of COVID-19

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – A study, funded by the Government of Canada as part of its COVID-19 Immunity Working Group (CITF), found that the risk of staff contracting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in schools is no greater than their risk of contracting the …

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Philippines ill-prepared for COVID-19, report says

Despite an early response to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the Philippines continues to face a skyrocketing case, which has reached more than 1.3 million cases in total as of June 15, 2021. Study: Rapid response to COVID-19 in the Philippines. Image Credit: aldarinho …

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Early Release – Postoperative Paenibacillus thiaminolyticus Wound Infection, Switzerland – Volume 27, Number 7 — Juillet 2021 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal

Disclaimer: Pre-published articles are not considered final versions. Any changes will be reflected in the online version the month the article is officially published. Author affiliations: Spital Schwyz, Schwyz, Switzerland (R. Di Micco, M. Schneider, R. Nüesch); University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland (R. Nüesch) Genre Paenibacillus includes an increasing number …

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PHCC laboratories receive CAP accreditation

(MENAFN – The Peninsula) The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) USA has granted accreditation to the 27 PHCC laboratories on the basis of recent comprehensive inspections carried out last April as part of the accreditation programs of the CAP. As the world’s largest organization of board-certified …

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Global microbiome study uncovers thousands of new species, maps urban antimicrobial resistance, reveals new drug candidates

According to a study by the International MetaSUB Consortium, a global microbe tracking effort led by Weill Cornell, approximately 12,000 bacteria and viruses collected from a sample of transit systems and hospitals around the world between 2015 and 2017 did not had never been identified. Medical researchers. For the study, …

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Ferring and Rebiotix Present Flagship Phase 3 Data Demonstrating Superior Efficacy of Investigational RBX2660 Compared to Placebo in Reducing Recurrence of C. difficile Infection

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland & ROSEVILLE, Minnesota – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, today presented the results of the pivotal phase 3 PUNCH â„¢ CD3 clinical trial, demonstrating superior efficacy and consistent safety of single-dose RBX2660 in reducing recurrence of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) compared to placebo. …

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Outstanding graduates awarded prizes at graduation ceremony

Friday, May 21, 2021 The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine graduation ceremony held at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater included the presentation of several student awards. While veterinary nursing and DVM graduates were called to the stage to be recognized for completing their respective degree programs, those selected to receive …

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AMP and APC urge Congress to pass VITAL law

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) and the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) congratulate U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing legislation that would allow molecular pathology professionals to continue to advance and improve offer high-quality laboratory-developed (LDP) test procedures for patient care. The Innovative Tests Verified in US Laboratories …

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Scholar Rock announces the publication of data from a phase 1 clinical trial evaluating apitegromab in healthy volunteers in the Journal Advances in Therapy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Scholar rock (NASDAQ: SRRK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of serious conditions in which protein growth factors play a fundamental role, today announced that the results of its Phase 1 safety trial and the pharmacological profile of apitemograb in healthy volunteers were …

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Keep politicians out of the examination room

As ob / gynecologists, we care for patients with various gynecological and reproductive health issues that can be emotionally charged and intensely deprived. Although gynecological health issues are medical issues, just like headaches or ankle sprains, the extent to which individuals want to talk openly about them varies. In our …

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Exer Urgent Care Launches In-House PCR Lab to Respond to Demand for Next Day Results as COVID-19 Testing Becomes Requirement for Travel, Events, and More

EL SEGUNDO, California., May 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Exer Urgent Care, an alternative to emergencies comprised of emergency room physicians, announced the launch of an in-house PCR lab to serve the 20 Southern california Locations. As Los Angeles enters the yellow level and plans to reopen the June …

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