Health Organizations

#NationalHandwashingAwarenessWeek is a week we can all get behind. Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of #COVID19. Refresh your knowledge on how you can do your part to keep yourself and others healthy.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Prevention & Treatment

The best way to prevent COVID-19 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and use healthy habits.

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Only a small proportion of #neurology residency programs in the country have mandatory #headachemedicine rotations. Niushen Zhang, MD, FAHS, made the case for these rotations in @HeadacheJournal. We spoke to her here:
https://americanheadachesociety.org/news/headache-rotation-residents/

Today, the FDA authorized the first diagnostic test for use with home-collected samples to detect both #COVID19 & influenza A & B (flu). http://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-authorizes-first-covid-19-and-flu-combination-test-use-home

When cancer treatment is over, patients are often faced with mixed emotions. Probably the most common fear is that the cancer will come back (a cancer recurrence). Learn about this "new normal." https://buff.ly/2RVUbqb

Here are some of our latest actions in the FDA’s ongoing response to the #COVID19 pandemic. https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-december-4-2020

Watch live on December 10 at 1pm, the DEA Museum lecture “Disrupt, Dismantle, and Destroy: The Kingpin Strategy”, which will discuss attacking drug organizations’ most vulnerable areas-leadership, production, distribution, and assets. #DEAMuseum https://youtu.be/e-l0730QeHg

#NationalHandwashingAwarenessWeek is a week we can all get behind. Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of #COVID19. Refresh your knowledge on how you can do your part to keep yourself and others healthy.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Prevention & Treatment

The best way to prevent COVID-19 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and use healthy habits.

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Today, 28 organizations sent a message calling on Congress to act NOW to #StopSurpriseBills. The pandemic continues to add pressure for patients, including surprise bills for #COVID19 treatment. It's time for action on bipartisan legislation that's been sitting for over a year.

.@ChoosingTherapy, an associate member of MHA, recently shared a profile of our organization on their blog. Check out the profile and learn more about our mission and programs and how individuals can get involved: https://bit.ly/3oh3ihP

#WearAMask to help slow the spread of #COVID19. When removing your mask, handle only the ear loops or ties, and fold the outside corners together. Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth, and wash your hands after removing. Learn more: https://bit.ly/30QOzQF

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates are the highest they have been since the beginning of the pandemic, driven mostly by steep increases in hospitalizations for people 65 and older. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ.

If you’ve purchased this product through a practitioner or retail site, do not open the package or discontinue use immediately.

Contaminated product applied to breast tissue of nursing women may result in serious and sometimes life-threatening infections of nursing infants.

If you’ve purchased this product through a practitioner or retail site, do not open the package or discontinue use immediately.

Contaminated product applied to breast tissue of nursing women may result in serious and sometimes life-threatening infections of nursing infants.
U.S. FDA Recalls@FDArecalls

WishGarden Herbs Issues Voluntary National Recall of 46 Units of Happy Ducts Compress Due to Bacterial Contamination https://go.usa.gov/x7FSs

We thank @RepBobbyRush and @TheBlackCaucus for standing up against steep payment cuts for physicians during #COVID19. We urge Congress to allow E/M payment increases to go into effect and prevent budget neutrality effects from hurting patient access to care.

Today, we approved labeling changes stating that sitagliptin containing products are not proven to improve blood sugar control in pediatric patients based on results from new studies: https://go.usa.gov/x7zpu

Investigation of Listeria outbreak linked to deli meat continues. If you are pregnant, 65 or older, or have a weakened immune system, CDC advises that you avoid eating deli meat unless heated to 165°F or steaming hot, even when there are no outbreaks. https://go.usa.gov/x7gcp

Next Wednesday, join our #ReleaseThePressure squad for a special #RTPWellnessWednesday conversation between Tom Joyner & Immediate-past AMA President @PatriceHarrisMD! Tune in as Tom shares his story and how viewers can release the pressure. http://spr.ly/6017HMDf3

Reminder: #OpenEnrollment ends Tuesday, December 15. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Sign up at http://HealthCare.gov today.

CDC’s weekly #FluView surveillance report is out, showing flu activity is unusually low at this time. The timing of flu season can vary, and activity may increase in the coming weeks. If you haven’t yet gotten your #fluvaccine, now is the time! Learn more: https://bit.ly/3lIfaI7

Weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates have been climbing sharply and are now at an all-time high. We must continue to protect ourselves and others. Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Avoid crowds. Stay 6 feet from people who don’t live with you. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ETd34F.

Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future. Get the facts about the dangers of e-cigarettes for kids, teens, and young adults: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/Quick-Facts-on-the-Risks-of-E-cigarettes-for-Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults.html

#FridayMotivation Why have we been so successful for so long? The short answer is that we do #cancerresearch differently from most institutions. To read more about our discoveries, visit: https://bit.ly/2YZDH1h

“We caution people to never consume pharmaceuticals unless under licensed medical care & sourced from a licensed pharmacy. A minuscule amount, small as grains of salt, of some of these illicit drugs, can result in death” @DEAHoustonDiv Chief Steven Whipple https://go.usa.gov/x7zEk

Rev. Dr. Terris King of Baltimore is helping lead a local coalition to raise awareness about the importance of getting a #fluvaccine. Learn more about this collaborative effort that has brought flu vaccine clinics to churches across the city: https://bit.ly/39OjRhn.

FDA adds content about disposition of unused investigational drug product to the question-and-answer appendix in the guidance on Clinical Trials of Medical Products During COVID-19 : https://go.usa.gov/x7zkU

A world without malaria is within our reach.

Through science, innovation, and political commitment, we have the tools to save millions of lives – better still, it's possible within our lifetimes.

Twitter feed video.A world without malaria is within our reach.

Through science, innovation, and political commitment, we have the tools to save millions of lives – better still, it's possible within our lifetimes.
Malaria No More@MalariaNoMore

A child still dies every 2 minutes from #malaria – a disease we know how to end.

Right now the fight is harder than ever, but together we can still #endmalaria in a generation🦟 Watch a much older David Beckham deliver a message from the future in the new #MalariaMustDie film:

Oncologists are prescribing fewer opioid drugs for their older patients, a new study has found. From 2013 to 2017, the national opioid prescribing rate for Medicare beneficiaries declined by approximately 21% among oncologists - is this a good thing? https://buff.ly/2FOxWy1

Feeling #anxious 😰? Take a deep breath and learn these simple steps to stay in touch with your mind and body from @NIH: https://bit.ly/36IOhzD. #MentalHealth

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