These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of … Read more…

We All Need to Work Together to Encourage and Promote Participation in Youth Sports

By ADM Brett P. Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health and LCDR Katrina L. Piercy, PhD, RD, Physical Activity and Nutrition Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions … Read more…

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn’t attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. CNN.com – … Read more…

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

FDA rejects oleandrin, an unproven coronavirus therapeutic pushed by MyPillow CEO, as a dietary supplement ingredient

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected a submission from Phoenix Biotechnology Inc. to market oleandrin as a dietary supplement ingredient, citing “significant concerns” about the safety evidence the company presented. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section … Read more…

Doctors warn against rushing a Covid-19 vaccine as Fauci says it’s critical to have a safe Labor Day

Just because states have been asked to have a vaccine distribution plan doesn’t mean the public should expect to get shots this fall, doctors say. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

While Covid-19 cases spike among children, Fauci says colleges shouldn’t send infected students home

New Covid-19 hot spots keep popping up across the US, with worrying trends in the Midwest and at colleges nationwide. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

287 Utah State University students quarantined after Covid-19 found in wastewater from four dorms

While schools and universities across the country monitor coronavirus outbreaks with human testing, Utah State University officials announced they’ve discovered evidence of the virus a different way. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

FDA leader says agency could consider authorization for Covid-19 vaccine before Phase 3 trials are complete, Financial Times reports

In an interview with the Financial Times, US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said the agency could consider emergency use authorization or approval for a Covid-19 vaccine before Phase 3 trials are complete. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Colleges and universities work to control outbreaks as a new school year starts amid coronavirus

A return to campus for the new academic year has colleges and universities struggling to both contain outbreaks of Covid-19 and enforce policies meant to prevent its spread. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Join Us for the 2020 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Annual Meeting!

Webcast: Sept. 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising … Read more…

September National Health Observances: Childhood Obesity, Food Safety and Education, Healthy Aging, and Recovery Awareness

Help spread the word about National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Healthy Aging Month, National Food Safety and Education Month, and National Recovery Month in September. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

While nationwide surge may be slowing, officials warn of troubling Covid-19 signs across US heartland

New Covid-19 cases in the US may be on the decline, but some officials across the heartland reported worrisome news this week. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Florida judge blocks state requirement that public schools open for in-class education

A Florida judge on Monday blocked the state’s requirement that all brick-and-mortar public schools must offer in-class education by August 31. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped groups from gathering, but it has led to grim consequences

Despite frequent warnings from health officials that big gatherings can spread Covid-19, large groups continue to congregate across the United States leading to outbreaks in communities, on college campuses and beyond. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL … Read more…

New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren’t careful

States across the US are now seeing a decline in coronavirus cases, a US top official said this week, though he warned things could quickly change again if Americans aren’t careful. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL … Read more…

Faster test results and ‘robust’ immune response may offer hope of curbing the pandemic, experts say

Faster tests combined with a “robust” immune response against Covid-19 could soon mean a slower spread, researchers said. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…