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Should Deferrals Be Lifted for Gay Blood Donors?

July 26, 2021 -- For years, men who have sex with men have faced extra restrictions if they tried to donate blood. The latest FDA guidance requires a 3-month sexual abstinence period before donating for all men who have sex with men. That applies even to men married to other men or two men in…

Man Utd chiefs ‘regret’ major contract given to star in 2019

Manchester United officials regret the decision to give David De Gea a bumper new contract two years ago, according to a report. The Spanish goalkeeper signed a new deal at Old Trafford in 2019 worth £375,000 a week. It made him the highest paid shot-stopper in the world, ahead of Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak and…

Organic Farm-to-Hospital Program Eyes Menu Expansion

A veteran executive chef with a passion for healthful eating. A 12-acre farm on site that grows kale, eggplants, winter squash, and 100 other crops. A menu that changes by the season. You may be familiar with farm-to-table restaurants. But have you heard of organic farm-to-hospital dining? Since 2014, patients, visitors, and staff at St.…

Compulsory vaccinations for care home staff in England backed by MPs

By Alex TherrienBBC Newsimage copyrightGetty ImagesMPs have approved compulsory vaccinations for care home staff in England, but a number of Conservatives rebels voiced anger at the plans.From October, anyone working in a Care Quality Commission-registered care home in England must have two vaccine doses unless they have a medical exemption. The House of Commons approved…

Covid rules: How can the clinically vulnerable stay safe?

By Michelle RobertsHealth editor, BBC News onlineimage copyrightGetty ImagesGuidance for people in England identified as being "clinically extremely vulnerable" is being updated from 19 July - but what is actually changing?Formal advice telling them to take extra care, or "shield", to avoid becoming seriously ill from Covid was paused at the start of April. How…

Flooded London hospitals ask patients to stay away

media captionFlash flooding after heavy rain sweeps across LondonTwo east London hospitals have asked patients to stay away after their emergency departments were hit by flooding on Sunday.Whipps Cross is without power and evacuating 100 inpatients and Newham hospital is asking patients to use other A&Es for urgent care.Ambulances are being redirected after torrential rain…

Covid rules: What has changed?

image copyrightGetty ImagesBig changes to Covid restrictions have been made across the UK.Northern Ireland is the latest to lift some restrictions, but it has delayed a decision on others. What has now changed in England?Nightclubs can reopenPubs and restaurants no longer table-service onlyNo limits on guests at weddings and funeralsNo limits on people attending concerts,…

Tajikistan completes second round of immunization campaign against circulating poliovirus

Over 1.2 million children in Tajikistan received oral polio vaccine in the second round of the supplemental immunization campaign completed on 5 July 2021. The immunization campaign was conducted in response to the identification of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in the country.Since March 2021, the Tajik government and health-care workforce have been working…

Video: Ronaldo arrives in Continassa for pre-season training

It’s official, Cristiano Ronaldo is back for pre-season training as he was seen arriving at Juventus’ training center. Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Juventus’ training base in Continassa on Monday morning to prepare for the new season. Video footage, courtesy of Italian journalist Romeo Agresti, showed CR7 arriving at Continassa. He will undergo the usual medical…

The United Republic of Tanzania receives the first COVAX shipment

Dar es Salaam, 24 July 2021: The United Republic of Tanzania has received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines, delivered through COVAX arrangement. The 1,058,400 doses of the vaccines donated by the United States of America arrived today at the Julius Nyerere International Airport. The US Ambassador to Tanzania, Ambassador Donald Wright handed the vaccines…

Senior doctors in England to be consulted on NHS pay offer

Senior doctors in England will be asked whether they want to consider industrial action over the 3% pay rise offered by the government.The British Medical Association union says tens of thousands hospital consultants will be contacted.It previously said industrial action may be considered if senior doctors were not given at least a 5% rise.The Royal…

Independence Day 5G Call: Awaken to Freedom — Gro Brundtland, Drs. Belpomme, Rea, Sosa, Teo Blazing the Trail for True Health, and Freedom from Suffering

By Jennifer Wood When the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) and three-time-elected Prime Minister of Norway, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland told journalists in 2002 that microwave emissions from cell phones made her sick, one would think that the WHO would have taken her seriously, as a trained physician with an added Master’s…

Herbal tea for vitality

written by Caroline Robertson ,July 26, 2021 Image: Loverna Journey | Unsplash Sipping a steaming tea is a refined and relaxing ritual. A cuppa can charge you for the day, sustain you through the afternoon, soothe you to sleep or nurse you back to health. Discover your cup of tea by dipping into these terrific…

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