When you hear about menopause, what do you think of? Maybe you’re focused on fending off hot flashes. Maybe you’re worried about weight gain. Maybe you’re kind of excited not to have your period anymore.
What about changes to your sex life? https://cle.clinic/3FPU9af
In an effort to cover the uninsured, @POTUS directed the Treasury Department and the IRS to end the "family glitch," which prevented hundreds of thousands of families from getting financial assistance for ACA coverage. http://spr.ly/6019zMWe5
Why it’s important to disclose your status and give some tips on how to tell someone that you have an STD or STI.: https://cle.clinic/3eGr98g
Our Dr. Yunfei Wen and Dr. Vahid Afshar-Kharghan both started their careers in other types of cancer, but eventually found their home in ovarian cancer research.
Now, they’re investigating ways to make treatments more effective: https://fal.cn/3oRhs #EndCancer
Does your child have anxiety? Kids ages 8-17 may qualify for the best anxiety treatments regardless of insurance type in a research study led by @ChildrensLA. Learn more: http://REDCAP.LINK/BEWELL #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth
While diffuse large B-cell lymphoma can be an aggressive form of cancer, it’s also a highly treatable one, with a 65% survival rate five years after diagnosis. https://cle.clinic/3PBAH5r
Mayo Clinic Minute: Men need to take melanoma seriously https://mayocl.in/3wEykGi
Experiencing #COVID19-like symptoms? Here are the steps you should take, from testing, to isolation time. (via @nytimes)
How Long Do Symptoms Last? When Should You Test? A Covid Timeline.
Having Covid can be a wildly confusing experience. But you can still make a plan to get through the course of illness.
Electrophysiologist explains the fluttering in your chest and what to do if you notice palpitations when you’re anxious:
Can Anxiety Cause Heart Palpitations?
Learn why anxiety can leave your heart pounding and what you can do about it
Do these newfangled “salt caves” deliver on touted health claims of better breathing, healthier skin and even stress relief? Let’s take a look with our functional medicine specialist:
Do Salt Rooms Work?
Research is limited on whether halotherapy delivers on its claims
Navigating #cancer #treatments, doctor visits—and a new, disrupted way of life—is tough. But your healthcare team is there to help. Here are important questions to ask that will help you understand your next steps and where you can turn for support:
5 Questions To Ask When You’re Diagnosed With Cancer
A cancer diagnosis is daunting, but your healthcare team can offer support in a variety of ways. Here are questi...
Despite Rising Number Of #COVID19 Cases, Americans Live Life As If Pandemic Is Over.
“Just 36 % said there was significant risk in returning to their ‘normal pre-coronavirus life,’ despite cases rising to over 100,000 per day.”
As cases rise, Americans are ‘checked out’ on COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are on the rise, but many Americans are over thinking of the virus as a crisis. Even in blu...
If you’re looking for ways to lessen the likelihood of flare-ups and keep painful skin lesions at bay, you may want to consider altering your diet to focus on anti-inflammatory foods.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Diet: Foods To Eat and Avoid
Scaling back on high-fat dairy, simple sugars, refined carbs, brewer’s yeast and alcohol may all help improve ...
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "All of these achievements, across the “triple billion” targets, have been supported by the new Divisions of Science and Data and Delivery for Impact, which we created in 2019"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "The Secretariat remains committed to supporting all Member States technically, operationally and logistically to continue responding to this pandemic, and to prepare for future health emergencies"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "This will build on our existing work by harnessing cutting-edge technologies and innovations in data science, and by fostering greater sharing of data and information between countries with a “collaborative intelligence” approach"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "And just last year, we created the Division for Health Emergency Intelligence and Surveillance, which has created the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence, in Berlin"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "We have introduced the Universal Health and Preparedness Review, which has now been tested successfully in four Member States: Central African Republic, Iraq, Thailand and Portgual, with support from a further 21 Member States"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley @ACTAccelerator "For the first time, we established a Division of Emergency Preparedness, which supported countries to prepare for thousands of mass gatherings, from the Olympic and Winter Olympic Games, to COP26 and the Dubai Expo"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Through the @ACTAccelerator, WHO and our partners have delivered more than 1.5 billion vaccine doses, enabling 40 countries to begin their #COVID19 vaccination campaigns, as well as 159 million tests and $222 million worth of therapeutics"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Since 2017, we have shipped more than US$1.6 billion worth of medical supplies all over the world, working with partners to support critical health emergency supply chains"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "As we speak, my colleagues are responding to more than 50 emergencies around the world. In many cases, WHO is the first to arrive and the last to leave"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "In the past five years, WHO has responded to more than 120 emergencies – cyclones, volcanoes, earthquakes, outbreaks, wars – and a pandemic. Some last a few months; some last for years"-@DrTedros #WHA72
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Now to our work on emergencies. It’s clear that the world was – and remains – unprepared for a pandemic. Every month, WHO processes more than 9 million pieces of information, screens 43000signals, reviews 4500 events, and verifies an average of 30 events"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Child survival has improved dramatically over the past 20 years, although 54 countries are off track to meet the @GlobalGoalsUN child survival targets"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "We’ve supported more than 40 countries to introduce HPV vaccines for the first time, as part of the #CervicalCancer Elimination Initiative.
And we have supported 31 more countries to integrate #mentalhealth services into primary health care"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Over 3 million people in 18 countries have gained access to treatment for hypertension, with increasing use of the WHO HEARTS package of interventions. Over 30 countries have developed policies or programmes to improve access to childhood #cancer care"-@DrTedros #BeatNCDs #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "On noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), over the past five years WHO has supported 36 countries to integrate services to prevent, detect and treat NCDs into primary health care programmes, and we have supported 25 countries with rehabilitation services"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "And in 2020, the #AntimicrobialResistance Action Fund was set up to overcome funding barriers for antibiotic development. This year it made its first investments in the development of two antibacterials"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "The #AntimicrobialResistance Multi-Partner Trust Fund was established, and is now supporting 11 countries to implement their national action plans"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN @miaamormottley "Through WHO’s GLASS surveillance system, the number of countries collecting and sharing data on #AntimicrobialResistance has tripled, and we have seen a six-fold increase in the number of samples collected and analysed globally"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "High-level political leadership is essential to address the threat of #AntimicrobialResistance (AMR), which is why we established Global Leaders Group for AMR, chaired by Prime Minister @miaamormottley of Barbados and Prime Minister Hasina of Bangladesh"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "Our investments in #polio will not end when polio ends. The infrastructure & expertise we have built is already being used to deliver other vaccines & health services, incl. for #COVID19.
And we've made significant progress in our response to #antimicrobialresistance"-@DrTedros
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "Since 2017, WHO and our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have provided 1.4 billion doses of #polio vaccines to Member States at no cost"-@DrTedros #EndPolio #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "Our dream of a #polio-free world is tantalisingly close, with four cases of wild poliovirus reported so far this year in Afghanistan and Pakistan – although two new cases in Malawi and Mozambique are a setback"-@DrTedros #EndPolio #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "And only 15 cases of #GuineaWorm disease were reported last year, compared with 3.5 million in the mid-1980s. Just two cases have been reported so far this year"-@DrTedros #WHA75
During uncertain times, trust your primary care provider https://mayocl.in/36MRm4u
A study found that transgender youth who were encouraged to use accurate names & pronouns in school experienced 71% fewer symptoms of severe depression. Discover how supporting gender-affirming policies protects the health of transgender youth. http://spr.ly/6015zOb6d
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "In the past five years, 14 additional countries and territories eliminated at least one neglected tropical disease.
Cases of African trypanosomiasis have declined by 90% in ten years"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "Widespread use of this [#malaria] vaccine, as WHO recommended last year, could save tens of thousands of young lives, especially in Africa, every year"-@DrTedros #WHA75
@DrTedros @GlobalGoalsUN "Since 2012, nine more countries have been certified as #malaria free, and cases in the Greater Mekong have dropped by almost 90%. And for the first time, we have a malaria vaccine. More than 1 million children in 🇬🇭, 🇰🇪 & 🇲🇼 have now received at least one dose"-@DrTedros #WHA75
"I’m convinced that MD Anderson handpicks the best," says Gregg Davis, who overcame prostate cancer with the help of our proton therapy experts: https://fal.cn/3oR9t @ShalinJShahMD #ProstateCancer #EndCancer
Turns out, booty masks are a thing: https://cle.clinic/2Tm5WsP
Diagnosed with a rare liver cancer when she was young, Emma reflects on her diagnosis and realizes what an incredible journey she has undergone. She credits St. Jude for helping shape who she is today. Get to know Emma and the Class of '22: https://bit.ly/3PsuGIh
#Kidney Transplant Recipients Do Not Contract #COVID19 From COVID-19-Positive Deceased Donor, Data Indicate. #Urology
How does 8-year-old Brooklyn give back to @ChildrensLA even while she’s still a patient? Think Play-Doh—lots of it:
Brooklyn’s Blessings Go Beyond Play-Doh
Eight-year-old Brooklyn, a CHLA patient with dysphagia, conducts an annual Play-Doh drive, to give back to the occup...
Be sure everyone wears a U.S. Coast Guard approved, properly fitting life jacket while boating and on the water. https://bit.ly/3x4vp7U #NationalSafeBoatingWeek 🦺
A S.M.A.R.T. goal stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. Following this guidance can help adolescents and teens achieve a healthier lifestyle. Dianna Boone, Ph.D., is a pediatric psychologist and explains in this video:
Just because there are more options for screen time these days, doesn’t mean kids should opt for more screen time.
More from our pediatrician:
How Much Screen Time for Kids Is Too Much?
An expert shares when to limit screen time, and tips around setting boundaries
Up to three-quarters of people with breast cancer report having cognitive impairment during chemotherapy, often called “chemobrain” or “chemofog.” Exercise might help clear this away: https://buff.ly/3sOStHf