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Battered by Winter Storms, U.S. Vaccine Rollout  to Redouble Efforts Next Week

FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 — After a week of brutal winter storms that stalled the country’s coronavirus vaccination rollout, U.S. health officials said Thursday that vaccination efforts will have to ramp up rapidly as soon as the bad weather ends. “We’re going to just have to make up for it: namely do double-time when this… Read More »

Another Way to Kill Small U.S. Farmers: Seize Their Bank Accounts on Phony Charges

By Dr. Mercola In its latest move against small farmers who dare to operate outside the umbrella of CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations) and Monsanto-dominated crops, the U.S. government has seized $ 70,000 from a small dairy farmer in Maryland. The feds did this under the “Bank Secrecy Act,” which requires that paperwork be filled… Read More »

Coronavirus cases are growing in 11 U.S. states as Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ data

Coronavirus cases continued to grow over the weekend in nearly a dozen U.S. states as Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, warns about the nation’s worrying level of new infections. Covid-19 cases were growing by 5% or more, based on a weekly average to smooth out daily reporting, in 11 states as… Read More »

Telehealth effectively providing revenue stop-gap for U.S. hospitals, finds Fitch

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of telehealth in U.S. healthcare, and according to Fitch Ratings, providers and distributors are poised to benefit from this trend, as remote care services are helping to effectively provide a revenue stop-gap during this time of social distancing and patient apprehension over entering the healthcare system. Telehealth is… Read More »

Tremfya (guselkumab) Approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the First Selective Interleukin (IL)-23 Inhibitor for Active Psoriatic Arthritis

Print this page HORSHAM, PA, July 14, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tremfya (guselkumab) for adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic progressive disease characterized by painful joints and skin inflammation.[1],[2] Tremfya is the first treatment… Read More »

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender people and women seeking abortions, drawing condemnation from Democratic lawmakers. The rule reverses some provisions of the Affordable Care Act passed during President Barack Obama’s administration, also known as Obamacare,… Read More »