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White House Cancels Annual Easter Egg Roll Out Of COVID-19 Concerns

The White House Easter Egg Roll, scheduled for April 13, will not take place this year out because of the coronavirus pandemic. The annual event was officially canceled Monday morning in a statement by first lady Melania Trump. “The health and safety of all Americans must be the first priority, especially right now,” she said. “I deeply regret this cancellation, […]

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The Most Common Coronavirus Concerns, Answered By Doctors

Naeblys via Getty ImagesMedical workers are getting a lot of questions about the coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease. There’s a lot of fear surrounding the coronavirus. The pathogen, which is spread through respiratory droplets, has infected people across the globe and here in the United States with the disease officially known as COVID-19. […]

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Democratic Voters’ Concerns About Bernie Sanders’ Health Have Faded

Democratic voters’ concerns about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ health have ebbed significantly since October, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.  After the Vermont independent suffered a heart attack this past autumn, just 28% of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters said they believed his physical condition was good enough for him to serve effectively as president for the next four years. […]

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Surgeon suspended over treatment concerns

A doctor who worked at the same private healthcare firm as rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been suspended, it has emerged. Spire Healthcare said Mike Walsh – a specialist in trauma and orthopaedic surgery – was suspended in April 2018 over concerns about patient treatment. Almost 50 of his patients from its Leeds hospital […]

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Bearwood Cosmetic Clinic closed by CQC amid safety concerns

A cosmetic surgery was forced to close after the health watchdog raised concerns about the safety of its practices. Smethwick’s Bearwood Cosmetic Clinic’s registration was cancelled by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) last year. The health watchdog’s report into the practice is yet to be published, but inspectors have written to other practitioners expressing concerns. […]

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Health bosses’ ‘serious concerns’ over homeopathy

Health bosses have expressed “serious concerns” over the possible re-accreditation of the UK’s largest group of registered homeopaths. In a letter to the Professional Standards Authority, they said it gives “a false impression” to the public that their treatments are “clinically and scientifically established”. Homeopathy should not be recommended to the public, health chiefs say. […]