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    (CNN)Immigrants in US custody faced widespread failures in medical care, including some issues that resulted in death, according to a new congressional investigation released Thursday. At US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities operated by for-profit contractors, detainees "often do not receive critical treatment or face delays," the inquiry found. Additionally, the review found that many...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pac-12 on Thursday set a Nov. 6 start date for a six-game football regular season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.The conference's CEO group of university presidents voted unanimously to resume football and basketball, lifting a...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer The Pac-12 on Thursday set a Nov. 6 start date for a six-game football regular season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic. The conference's CEO group of university presidents voted unanimously to...
    The political arm of abortion industry giant Planned Parenthood has launched an ad titled “Legacy” that targets voters in several battleground states and attempts to portray President Trump as replacing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “against her dying wish.” Her last wish was to protect our rights. Take action for her legacy — and for the...
    President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to protect the ability for Americans to buy health insurance, even if they had pre-existing health conditions. The president outlined the three pillars of his plan: more choice, reduced costs, and better care for Americans. The president said he would develop plans for 60 percent less, opening up short-term insurance...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s Note: Watch the entire briefing in the video player above. Newsletter recipients can click here to access the video. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Thursday night. Nirenberg reported 53,971 total COVID-19 cases and 1,073 total deaths in Bexar...
    The governor of Virginia and other state officials are warning an airport that hosting a Trump 2020 rally could result in a "super-spreader" event, but the campaign intends to continue with the rally. The event is planned for Friday evening at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. Gov. Terry McAuliffe,...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — More than 70 citations have been issued over the last month to businesses and organizations — including churches and gyms — for violating L.A. County’s COVID-19 health orders, officials announced Thursday. However, health officer Dr. Muntu Davis said that no closures have been ordered yet. Davis warned that failing to adhere...
    President Donald Trump has put his vows to protect preexisting conditions on paper with an executive order Thursday, announcing his "America First Healthcare Plan" in North Carolina. "The historic action I am taking today includes the first-ever executive order to affirm it is the official policy of the United States government to protect patients with...
    A Virginia health official is seeking to block a planned campaign rally for President Trump Friday evening, citing a "severe public health threat." Natasha Dwamena, district director for the Department of Public Health, wrote in a letter Thursday the rally would break Gov. Ralph Northam's (D-Va.) executive order that generally bans gatherings larger than 250...
    A new study has revealed some a-meow-zing new purr-spectives on cats and their dietary needs. New research from animal nutrition specialists at the University of Guelph, in Ontario, Canada, found that cats who are fed one big meal each day may be more satisfied and beg for food less than cats fed multiple smaller meals. The findings were...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The City of Denver issued a strict public health order targeting college-aged people on Thursday. A total of 10 active coronavirus outbreaks involve universities located in Denver. One outbreak is at Regis University, one at Metro State, eight at the University of Denver. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS) “Students have to take...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — While the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives in Maryland, new data shows a dramatic jump in drug and alcohol-related deaths across the state. Last year’s numbers showed a decrease in fatalities, but because of the pandemic, officials said people are left feeling disconnected. They’re worried more people will fall...
    By Alexandra Alper, Michael Erman and Steve Holland | Reuters CHARLOTTE, N.C. – President Donald Trump on Thursday signed two executive orders on healthcare for Americans that lawyers said will carry little weight, as the president seeks to boost his flagging credibility with voters on the hot-button issue ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election....
    By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on preexisting medical conditions Thursday, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of protections guaranteed by the Obama-era health law his administration is still trying to overturn. In a visit to swing...
    President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out his vision for his "America First" health care plan and signed an executive order aimed at protecting people with preexisting conditions. In the swing state of North Carolina, Trump touted his plan as increasing health security, expanding affordable insurance choices and lowering prescription drug costs. Cartoons on...
    Babies born in the fall have a higher risk of developing allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. They believe it may be triggered by some forms of bacteria that are more common in the fall months entering babies’ skin. The findings are published in “The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.”...
    There were less than three dozen newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester in the latest data provided by the county's Department of Health. Since the pandemic began spreading out of New Rochelle more than six months ago, there have now been 37,948 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of 638,657 tested, according to the state's...
    (CNN)Countries should not ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions until they meet five criteria -- and many nations are not even close, according to a new analysis published in The Lancet medical journal. The research, published Thursday, said that the prerequisites for easing Covid-19 measures are: knowledge of infection status, community engagement, adequate public health capacity, adequate...
    “Something had to come off my plate,” City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told The Post of his decision to quit the 2021 mayoral race. Johnson was already dealing with his work at City Hall, his ongoing struggle with depression, and a life — and city  —  “upended” by the pandemic. Running for mayor at...
    President Trump outlined his long-awaited health care plan on Thursday, signing a series of executive orders protecting Americans with preexisting conditions, ending surprise billing and introducing more affordable public options. The move comes as the Trump administration tries to overturn Obamacare in the Supreme Court, arguing that a mandate requiring people have health care is...
    President Trump on Thursday outlined his health care "vision," which he had pledged to release two months ago. The president said he will sign an executive order that lays out that vision, but the executive order has no legislative power.  His vision is called the "America First Health Care Plan." The president said the three...
    A Virginia health official is warning of a “severe public health threat” if a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump goes forward Friday evening. Dr. Natasha Dwamena, a Department of Public Health district director, said in a letter Thursday that the 4,000 people expected to attend Trumps rally at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport...
    US President Donald Trump (L) listens to White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas speak during a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on September 23, 2020, in Washington, DC.Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images On Thursday, dozens of doctors and researchers from Stanford University emphasized that they won't...
    BRENTWOOD, Pa. (KDKA) — A Brentwood breakfast spot will now battle the Allegheny County Health Department in federal court. “I really believe the government is relying on businesses to enforce what they cannot,” said Kimberly Waigand, the owner of The Crack’d Egg. Inspectors tried to shut The Crack’d Egg down on Aug. 11, sending a...
    MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — Health officials in Contra Costa County have ordered private health care facilities to expand COVID-19 testing and provide timely test results to essential workers, people with symptoms and those who have been exposed to the virus. Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) also urged large providers such as Kaiser Permanente, John Muir...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia health official is warning of a “severe public health threat” if a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump goes forward Friday evening. Dr. Natasha Dwamena, a Department of Public Health district director, said in a letter Thursday that the 4,000 people expected to attend Trump’s rally at the...
    By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Results from a program that’s testing Houston’s wastewater to monitor the local spread of the coronavirus have shown that it could be a faster way of detecting outbreaks in the nation’s fourth-largest city, officials said Thursday. Since May, the city and scientists from Rice University and...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Major developments are in the works for rapid COVID testing, which experts say is crucial to reopening the economy safely. New tests promise to get results back within hours or even seconds, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports. We’ve said it before — tests that take days or weeks to give a...
    Health and Human Services spokesman Michael Caputo, who went on medical leave last week after making controversial statements, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to reports. Caputo, 58, was diagnosed with a “metastatic head and neck cancer” after undergoing surgery for a lump on his neck last week at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda,...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- During a Charlotte, N.C. campaign rally on Thursday, President Donald Trump announced an executive order on preexisting medical conditions, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of protections guaranteed by the Obama-era health law his administration is still trying to overturn."Under the America First Healthcare Plan, we will ensure...
    The executive order holds no legal weight and would be moot if Trump successfully gets Obamacare struck down by the Supreme Court. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday announced that Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring that it is the...
    (L-R) National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Assistant HHS Secretary for Preparedness and Response Robert Kadlec and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee...
    No part of Americans’ lives stands to change more fundamentally based on who’s elected president on Nov. 3rd than their healthcare. Joe Biden supports further efforts to socialize American medicine, which would increase healthcare costs, reduce choices, and decrease quality. For proof, just look at what Obamacare has done to American healthcare over the past...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Caputo, who is on a 60-day leave from his role as spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after accusing government scientists of sedition, has metastatic cancer, a state lawmaker said Thursday. Doctors have diagnosed cancer in the head and neck, David DiPietro, a Republican state assemblyman...
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority reported 382 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday, the state's highest daily case count since mid-July. Officials also said 77 employees at a seafood processing plant on the Oregon Coast tested positive for coronavirus. The outbreak was tied to Labor Day social activities Oregon's confirmed COVID-19 case count,...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY — In an effort to expand available COVID-19 testing, county health officials are issuing a new health order to require private healthcare facilities to quickly provide COVID-19 tests to essential workers and others who risk exposure to the virus. Under the health order, which goes into effect Oct. 8, healthcare providers will...
    “Something had to come off my plate,” City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told The Post of his decision to quit the 2021 mayoral race. Johnson was already dealing with his work at City Hall, his ongoing struggle with depression, and a life — and city  —  “upended” by the pandemic. Running for mayor at the...
    ALBANY, N.Y. – Michael Caputo, who is on a 60-day leave from his role as spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after accusing government scientists of sedition, has metastatic cancer, a state lawmaker said Thursday. Doctors have diagnosed cancer in the head and neck, David DiPietro, a Republican state assemblyman in...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Caputo, who is on a 60-day leave from his role as spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after accusing government scientists of sedition, has metastatic cancer, a state lawmaker said Thursday. Doctors have diagnosed cancer in the head and neck, David DiPietro, a Republican state assemblyman...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump is touting what he calls his health care "vision," but the executive orders he's planning to sign Thursday afternoon largely punt on addressing two major issues facing Americans.The measures, which fall far short of a comprehensive proposal, come less than six weeks before the presidential election and serve as a political play...
    During a September 24 update about COVID-19 in Denver, Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Bob McDonald confirmed that increased transmission among college-age individuals isn't only happening in Boulder, which just announced a two-week ban on gatherings of 18- to 22-year-olds that goes into effect at 4 p.m. Rising...
    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on preexisting medical conditions Thursday, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of protections guaranteed by the Obama-era health law his administration is still trying to overturn. In a visit to swing state North Carolina, the president will sketch out what...
    Getty Legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam was put on maximum life support. SP Balasubrahmanyam, legendary Bollywood playback singer, is on maximum life support, Chennai’s MGM Healthcare hospital said in a medical bulletin on September 24, according to Times of India. Balasubrahmanyam, 74, previously tested positive for coronavirus, but has continued to battle serious...