Colombo, India, on Friday delivered a large shipment of essential medical aid to Sri Lanka, which is going through a medical emergency with many life-saving drugs running out of stock, forcing doctors to delay major surgeries. Indian High Commissioner to Colombo, Gopal Baglay, on Friday handed over the consignment comprisingRead More →

Share and defend justice, law and order… SAN DIEGO- A California Highway Patrol officer was shot and injured on Interstate 8 while investigating a traffic accident Wednesday night near San Diego’s Mission Valley, according to reports. CHP Captain Michael Harris said the officer was ‘investigating a traffic accident when heRead More →

Free online directory connects people seeking help with trusted social service programs CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medical Mutual presents Connection to MedMutual resourcesa personalized online platform to help community members access and connect to free and low-cost social services to help overcome barriers to healthcare. Powered by findhelp.org, MedMutual Resource Connect organizesRead More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual presents Connection to MedMutual resourcesa personalized online platform to help community members access and connect to free and low-cost social services to help overcome barriers to healthcare. Powered by findhelp.org, MedMutual Resource Connect organizes a network of free and low-cost resources for food, housing, goods, transit, health,Read More →

As the war in Ukraine continues to escalate, pharmaceutical giant Novartis has detailed its campaign to offer humanitarian aid while sticking to a hard line against Russia. Since the start of the invasion, Novartis has delivered more than one million boxes of antibiotics, painkillers, cardiovascular and oncology treatments to Ukraine,Read More →

Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer at Stony Brook University Hospital, effective April 28. In his new role, Dr. Buscaglia will oversee all clinical operations, including quality of care and patient safety, clinical care coordination, clinical information systems development, and physician engagement. Reporting to Carol Gomes,Read More →

Deaf residents report frequent problems with sign language interpretation in Connecticut hospitals and healthcare facilities, which hinders their ability to fully understand medical care. And although video remote interpretation (VRI) services are widely available in Connecticut hospitals, patients have reported mixed experiences with the technology. The problems persist more thanRead More →

A new deputy chief medical officer for England has been appointed, the government has confirmed. Dr Thomas Waite will cover emergency response and preparedness, infectious diseases and vaccines – including issues related to Covid-19. He replaces Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, who won public affection for his use of analogies toRead More →

On April 11, Dr. Allen Sills, Professor of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt Medical Center (VUMC) and NFL Chief Medical Officer (CMO), gave a presentation on sports medicine and concussions in the NFL to MHS students. 2140, a course on health care in the United States. The discussion was moderated byRead More →

Opponents of the end-of-life care option for terminally ill patients to gently end their suffering, medical assistance in dying, say it is unnecessary because palliative care and care palliatives are sufficient to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. But while palliative care and palliative care can alleviate the sufferingRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 294 medical aid shipments requested in 31 US states and territories and 11 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 20.9 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding PPE, Covid-19 therapies, diabetes drugs and cancer treatments. In Ukraine, Direct ReliefRead More →

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Alabama lawmakers on Thursday approved sweeping legislation banning gender-affirming drugs for transgender children and advanced a separate measure banning early classroom teaching about sexual and gender identity, a draft bill that critics have dubbed “Don’t Say Gay”. The Alabama House of Representatives voted 66 to 28 forRead More →

Press release April 4, 2022 On Monday, April 11, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, will report to the Toronto Board of Health on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of school-aged children and youth and will recommendations to the Council to address theRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 334 medical aid shipments requested in 36 U.S. states and territories and 11 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 2.3 million defined daily doses of medicationincluding PPE, Covid-19 therapies, diabetes drugs and cancer treatments. Today, four pallets ofRead More →