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VA requires health-care workers to get Covid vaccine, first major federal agency to do so

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A health worker prepares to administer a dose of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine at Khagendra Navajeevan Kendra, a rehabilitation center for people with disabilities, in Kathmandu. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs......

Dollar General hires chief medical officer, as it looks to become a health-care destination in rural areas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A customer enters a Dollar General Corp. store in Colona, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dollar General said Wednesday that it has hired its first chief medical officer and will add......

Obamacare: US Supreme Court upholds affordable healthcare law

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Conservative groups, led by the Republican-controlled state of Texas, were essentially trying to get the entirety of the Affordable Care Act killed on a technicality. By a comfortable 7-2 vote, the justices of the Supreme Court kicked their case to the kerb. BBC – For more and to sign up......

U.S. charges Israeli traders in healthcare insider trading scheme

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U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges in Manhattan accusing two Israeli traders of illegal trading in several biotechnology and healthcare companies in connection with a sprawling international insider trading scheme. Tomer Feingold and Dov Malnik were accused in a 15-count indictment of securities fraud, wire fraud, tender offer fraud,......

6/5: CBS This Morning Saturday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 6/5: CBS This Morning Saturday – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Biden, Democrats reject GOP infrastructure counteroffer; Restaurateur Will Newman puts new spin on old traditions with Nashville-style barbecue chain. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking......

Canadian nurses cross border to care for American patients: “It’s not a border, just a line we cross”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit nurse Brent Gale’s commute typically starts at 6 a.m. – and in another country. He works at St. Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital in Metro Detroit but lives across the Detroit River in Windsor, Canada. Many of Gale’s patients......

Covid has made it harder to be a health-care worker. Now, many are thinking of quitting

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For Audra Williams, intensive care unit (ICU) nursing was her “passion.” And for almost eight years, it was her career, leading her to work across four U.S. states including, most recently, New York. But when the coronavirus pandemic broke out......

Privacy laws need updating after Google deal with HCA Healthcare, medical ethics professor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Privacy laws in the U.S. need to be updated, especially after Google struck a deal with a major hospital chain, medical ethics expert Arthur Kaplan said Wednesday. “Now we’ve got electronic medical records, huge volumes of data, and this is......

DOJ charges 14 people in alleged Covid-related health-care fraud

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Federal prosecutors have charged 14 people — including a medical doctor and owners of laboratories, pharmacies and a home health agency — in multiple Covid-related fraud schemes that allegedly bilked consumers and insurers......

Google Cloud’s new health-care venture is the latest reason to buy Alphabet, Cramer says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer expressed optimism Wednesday toward Google‘s new health-care venture with hospital chain HCA Healthcare, heralding the deal as the latest positive catalyst for shares of the technology giant. “It’s the kind of thing that makes you want to......

Indians turn to social media for help as Covid crisis overwhelmed the health-care system

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Family members of Vijay Raju, who died due to Covid, mourn before his cremation in Giddenahalli village on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, May 13, 2021. Samuel Rajkumar | Reuters As India’s devastating second wave of coronavirus outbreak overwhelmed the......

How Covid crushed India’s healthcare systems

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India’s second Covid wave is sweeping the country, overwhelming hospitals and highlighting its fragile healthcare provision. Analysts say that the country wasn’t prepared to handle the surge and that is why people struggled to find a hospital bed, oxygen and even slots at crematoriums. Producer: Divya Arya Video Editor: Wahal......

CBS Evening News, May 20, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, May 20, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Israel agrees to cease-fire after 11 days of violence; Hiker found alive after 5 days in California wilderness.  Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking......

Pandemic leads to dire delays in medical care

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Pandemic leads to dire delays in medical care – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Many patients have delayed medical care for serious health issues during the pandemic. Dr. Jon LaPook has more on the troubling consequences. Be the first......

Ohio Rape-Crisis Agencies, Already Burdened by Cuts, Brace for More

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — Six months after rape-crisis funding suffered massive cuts, agencies across Ohio are struggling to ensure the needs of survivors are met. The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), is the largest source of funding for victim service providers and is funded entirely from criminal fines.......

GOP health care plan faces opposition

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here GOP health care plan faces opposition – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Senate GOP health care bill needs support from at least 50 of the 52 Republican Senators in order to pass, but some are raising concerns. Politico......

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