Clinic Brings Free Health Care to Homeless Youth — and Their Beloved Pets – Consumer Health News

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Five years back, “Nugget” the Jack-A-Poo was in serious need of some tender loving veterinary care. “He needed vaccinations and a few other things,” Seattle native Grace Stroklund recalled of her sidekick, a Jack Russell Terrier/Toy Poodle mix. “But I was just not in the wheelhouse financially to … Read more

Climate Change and Evolving Threats to Public Health: The Oncology Nurse’s Role

According to the World Health Organization, climate change is the single biggest heath threat facing humanity today.1 Unfortunately, the effects will be most keenly felt by vulnerable communities and patients with pre-existing conditions, including patients with cancer, according to Milagros Elia, MA, APRN, ANP-BC. Therefore, climate change is not just a health care issue, but … Read more

Covid-19 messaging: Powerful division’ among public health leaders

CNN — At this point in the Covid-19 pandemic, much of the United States has slowly moved away from following or enforcing mitigation measures. Most public schools plan to keep masks optional this fall. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no longer recommends staying at at least 6 feet away from other people … Read more

Biden declares the pandemic ‘over’

President Joe Biden’s declaration in a national interview that the covid-19 pandemic is “over” has complicated his own administration’s efforts to get Congress to provide more funding for treatments and vaccines, and to get the public to go get yet another booster. Meanwhile, concerns about a return of medical inflation for the first time in … Read more