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Washington state troopers test coronavirus positive: ‘We have another enemy now’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Washington state patrol officials recently reported several positive COVID-19 cases among their troopers, a local news outlet said. Eleven officers were exposed to the novel coronavirus and two officers tested positive in Southwestern Washington, KEPR reported. CONNNECTICUT POLICE… Read More »

Another conflicted all-expenses-paid junket offer by the National Press Foundation

November 21, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He authored the Statement of Principles for the Association of Health Care Journalists in 2004. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two months from now we will be in mid-winter, late January. How about four days in warm, sunny… Read More »

A Rose by Another Name

Medical Practice Jun 21, 2019• By SAURABH JHA, MD Can we reduce over diagnosis by re-naming disease to less anxiety-provoking makes? For example, if we call a 4.1 cm ascending aorta “ecstasia” instead of “aneurysm” will there be less over-treatment? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, Saurabh Jha (aka @RogueRad) discusses over diagnosis… Read More »

Another big private insurer just vowed to fight ‘Medicare for All’ plans in Washington

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a health care bill news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Humana CEO Bruce Broussard warned U.S. lawmakers Wednesday the insurer won’t back any legislation that makes private health coverage illegal as… Read More »

If 'Roma' Hits The Wall, Expect Another Political Headache For The Oscars – Deadline

Alfonso Cuarón
 Is Roma about to hit The Wall? At the moment, it certainly looks that way, and a collision could mean yet another headache for the Oscars. With 10 Oscar nominations and an often-predictive Critics Choice award under its belt, Alfonso Cuaron’s Netflix drama about a housekeeper in Mexico City appears to be holding… Read More »

What you need to know about yet another study on Alzheimer’s and exercise

September 26, 2018 Posted By Categories Michael Joyce is a writer-producer with HealthNewsReview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce Including “exercise” and “Alzheimer’s” in the same headline is sure-fire clickbait for a lot of people. For example: 150 minutes of exercise every week can reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease (The Economic Times) Exercise may delay rare form… Read More »