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Fauci expresses support for national mask mandate
The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, expressed support for a national mask mandate in an interview late Wednesday with CNBC.
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Veteran-Owned Healthcare Company Awarded Medical Equipment Government Contract Valued at $450 Million
Alliant Healthcare Products will provide the Department of Defense and other federal agencies with a customer-friendly source for innovative medical products via new PMCE contract
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Governments Worldwide Consider Ditching Daylight Saving Time
It’s nearly that time of the year again: the end of daylight saving, when Americans push their clocks back and rejoice at the gained hour of sleep—or mourn the lost hour of sunlight in the afternoon.
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Does Medicare cover CPAP machines?
The medical community considers CPAP an effective therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, and Medicare may offer coverage under certain conditions.
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DC ballot initiative could decriminalize psychedelic plants, like magic mushrooms, in the city
Voters in Washington, D.C., are considering a ballot measure that would decriminalize psychedelics, including psilocybin mushrooms.
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Building Wave of Ransomware Attacks Strike U.S. Hospitals
The FBI is investigating the recent targeting with ransomware of more than two dozen hospitals across the United States by a sophisticated eastern European group, with a new wave of attacks in Oregon,
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During A Mental Health Crisis, A Family's Call To 911 Turns Tragic
A mother in Lancaster, Pa., tried for years to help her grown son get consistent treatment for schizophrenia. Then, hoping to get him involuntarily committed for care, the family called the police.
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FBI warns of "imminent" ransomware attacks on hospital systems
Experts say cybercriminals, likely from eastern Europe, perhaps with Kremlin ties, are seeking money as COVID surges but aren't targeting election systems.
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US Authorities Warn Of 'Imminent' Cyber Threat To Hospitals
US security authorities warned Wednesday of an "imminent cybercrime threat" to hospitals and healthcare providers, urging them to increase their protection. An advisory released by the FBI and two other government agencies said they had "credible information" that hackers were targeting the healthcare sector using malware,
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U.S. Hospitals Targeted In Rising Wave Of Ransomware Attacks, Federal Agencies Say
An alert warns hospitals and health care providers that there is "credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat."
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Is tented seating outdoor dining? It depends.
Throughout the city, tents are popping up over patios and parklets as #restaurants brace for colder weather ahead. #Baltimore officials and public health experts are weighing in on their effectiveness.
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U.S. Hospitals Targeted in Ransomware Attacks, FBI Says
Security experts say it has already hobbled at least five U.S. hospitals this week, and could potentially impact hundreds more
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Parents seek answers about masks, distancing, pods as CPS looks to reopen schools and plans for simultaneous teaching of kids who remain home
Parents seek answers about masks, distancing, pods as CPS looks to reopen schools and plans for simultaneous teaching of kids who remain home
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Black Americans are the most hesitant to get a COVID vaccine. That should be a big concern for everyone.
Attracting Black Americans to join COVID vaccine trials is tough. Getting them to take an approved one may be harder, and that should worry everyone.
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Officials Warn of Cyberattacks on Hospitals as Virus Cases Spike
Government officials warned that hackers were seeking to hold American hospitals’ data hostage in exchange for ransom payments.
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Cancel A-to-F school grades this school year, Seminole superintendent tells state
Education Commission Richard Corcoran, speaking recently to school superintendents, sounded unwilling to consider such a plan, at least until after state tests are administered this spring.
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COVID vaccine in 'last mile' of development and 'could be rolled out before Christmas'
A COVID vaccine could be ready for distribution by as early as Christmas, after reaching its “last mile” of development, reports suggest. The government has already bought up 40 million doses of the drug,
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FBI warns hospitals of 'increased and imminent' ransomware threat
US federal authorities have issued a joint cybersecurity advisory warning hospitals and healthcare providers that they’re in danger of being targeted by a ransomware attack. The advisory was issued by the FBI,
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Feds warn massive ransomware assault threatens healthcare system
The FBI and two federal agencies say cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system.
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FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system: At least 5 hospitals have been hit this week
Federal officials said "malicious cyber actors" could lead to "data theft and disruption of healthcare services."
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Advisories: “Brazen” Russian ransomware hackers target hundreds of US hospitals
Russian hackers are targeting hundreds of US hospitals and healthcare providers just as the Corona Virus is making a comeback and the US presidential election is in its final stretch, officials from three government agencies and the private sector are warning.
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Character doesn’t just ‘matter’ - it beats back a crisis. That’s why I’m supporting Joe Biden: Praveen Dayalu
As president, Joe Biden will work long hours without bluster. He will heed experts, plan steadily, and learn from his inevitable mistakes, writes Dr. Praveen Dayalu, a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,
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Expert: Daylight Saving Time can make kids 'cranky and irritable'
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, meaning everyone is supposed to set their clocks back one hour. Though Daylight Saving, which starts in March when people typically push clocks ahead one hour,
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The Health 202: Biden could take over the largest vaccine effort in U.S. history
If Joe Biden wins next week’s election, he could become president amid the largest vaccine distribution campaign in U.S. history. But a changing of the guard doesn’t necessarily have to disrupt the crucial “Operation Warp Speed” effort,
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PacificSource Medicare Advantage plans: What to know
PacificSource offers Medicare Advantage in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Plans include HMO, HMO-POS, and PPO options. Read more.
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