Gov’t Bows to Vax Makers’ Demands? 2nd Wave Hits Europe; FDA Wants Makena Pulled

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The White House is blocking new FDA guidelines that would stiffen requirements for authorizing COVID-19 vaccines, after manufacturers reportedly objected to the guidance. (New York Times, Politico)

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Pastor Greg Laurie of the Harvest Christian Fellowship megachurch were the latest attendees at a recent White House event to report a positive coronavirus test. MedPage Today has a running list here.

Perhaps the most at risk White House staffers, however, are the 100 members of the White House’s residence staff. (The Atlantic)

Finally: the CDC acknowledges the potential for airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission.

As of 8:00 a.m. ET Tuesday, the estimated U.S. COVID-19 toll reached 7,459,102 cases and 210,196 deaths — up 40,364 and 462, respectively, since the same time Monday.

The Northeast and Midwest are experiencing surges, and new cases have risen

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Trump’s doctors grapple with competing demands from public and patient, experts said

The chief White House physician was facing heavy scrutiny over the weekend for obscuring aspects of President Donald Trump’s health after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, focusing attention on the vexing challenge he faces navigating the demands of an anxious nation and a commander-in-chief who favors rosy assessments.



a group of people standing in front of a building: Dr. Sean Conley, physician to President Donald Trump, briefs reporters at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Oct. 4, 2020.


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Dr. Sean Conley, physician to President Donald Trump, briefs reporters at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Oct. 4, 2020.

“When you’re in a complicated situation like this, you can only go so far,” said Dr. Benjamin Aaron, the chest surgeon who in 1981 removed the bullet from President Ronald Reagan, and said he and his colleagues “felt a sense of duty to level with the American people.

“It’s appropriate to be open, but there has to be a certain amount of implied trust” with his VIP patient,” he said.

MORE: An unusual patient, an unusual

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Diabetic Food Market Analysis, Segmentation, Growth, Future Trends, Gross Margin, Demands by Regional Forecast to 2026

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Sep 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The Global Diabetic Food Market is projected to gain momentum from an increasing demand for healthy food to prevent diabetes and remain fit. According to a report by Fortune Business Insights, titled, “Diabetic Food Market Size, Share and Global Trend by Product Type (Confectionery, Bakery Products, Dairy Products, Dietary Beverages, Others), and Geography Forecast till 2026,” a rise in the prevalence of health issues, such as obesity and cardiovascular diseases is likely to boost the global diabetic food market growth.

Some of The Major Companies That Are Present in The Global Diabetic Food Market

  • PepsiCo Inc.
  • Nestle S.A.
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Unilever Plc.
  • Mars Incorporated
  • Zen Health Japan Co
  • Kellogg Company
  • Nutrition Plus Health and Wellness Pvt. Ltd.
  • Cadbury Plc.
  • Zen Health JapanCo. Ltd.
  • Fifty 50 Group and other key market
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Mental Health Crisis Demands Accelerated Shift Towards Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tridiuum, the nation’s premier provider of digital behavioral health solutions, recently convened an industry roundtable to discuss the critical need to accelerate adoption of an integrated, technology-driven approach to behavioral healthcare in 2021 and beyond. Tridiuum hosted the roundtable to bring attention to this important conversation and advocate for much-needed change that will benefit patients, healthcare providers, community-based organizations, employers, payers, educational institutions, and the nation’s justice system – who have all been overwhelmed by the massive scale of the mental health crisis.

In late June, the CDC reported that 40 percent of Americans were struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues. Fortunately, increased awareness about mental health and value-based reforms are catalyzing new approaches to connecting patients with the care they need. However, progress has been slow and more action is needed.

“We’re on a mission to make a difference by

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Mental health challenges rise as work-from-home demands drag on

Jaime Aguilar remembers when he left the office to work at home — March 13 — and can tell you the precise number of days he’s been away.

“They gathered us around and told us starting tomorrow, we are going to work from home until we figure out what is going on with this pandemic. They talked about coming back in July. And then July passed. I have been working from home for 186 days now, but who is counting,” he said last week.

The transition was “very exciting” at first, said Aguilar, a digital communication specialist at the Community First Foundation in Arvada. But it didn’t take long for problems to emerge and frustrations to mount. Early on, his old computer didn’t prove robust enough to handling video meetings.

When Aguilar’s wife, Denver City Councilwoman Jamie Torres, joined him in the home office, it strained the broadband connection. The

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