Coronavirus Australia live news: National Cabinet meets, Scott Morrison says safe workplaces need to get Australians back to work
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Coronavirus Australia live news: National Cabinet meets, Scott Morrison says safe workplaces need to get Australians back to work

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says not enough is known about COVID-19 to provide a 12-month strategy on relaxing restrictions. He provided an update about the coronavirus response after today’s National Cabinet meeting. Earlier this afternoon, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia needed to get 1 million people back to work in a COVID-19 safe […]

As COVID-19 Lurks, Families Are Locked Out Of Nursing Homes. Is It Safe Inside?
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As COVID-19 Lurks, Families Are Locked Out Of Nursing Homes. Is It Safe Inside?

Judith Graham Families are beset by fear and anxiety as COVID-19 makes inroads at nursing homes across the country, threatening the lives of vulnerable older adults. Alarmingly more than 10,000 residents and staff at long-term care facilities have died from COVID infections, according to an April 23 analysis of state data by the Kaiser Family Foundation. […]

Florida is reopening tomorrow. Is the plan safe?
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Florida is reopening tomorrow. Is the plan safe?

Restaurants, state parks and stores will open in most of Florida on Monday for the first time in weeks. Businesses once deemed “nonessential” will welcome back workers. Hospitals will perform surgeries put on hold since March. It’s the first step in restarting an economy intentionally halted to slow the spread of the coronavirus. It is […]

Safe to Delay Dialysis in Critically Ill With Acute Kidney Injury
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Safe to Delay Dialysis in Critically Ill With Acute Kidney Injury

With the exception of urgent indications — and with close patient monitoring — delaying renal replacement therapy (RRT), such as hemodialysis, in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury doesn’t worsen short-term survival, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet. And importantly, delayed RRT “was not associated with more adverse events,” meaning […]

Tips for Safe Grocery Shopping | Health News
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Tips for Safe Grocery Shopping | Health News

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — You’re in lockdown, yet you still have to go grocery shopping, but how do you stay safe and avoid catching the coronavirus? The American Medical Association has some timely tips. When you go to the store: Stay at least six-feet away from […]

Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery
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Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery

Presently, we’re living in a crazy time, but crazy times don’t mean crazy actions. As a NYC resident, I’m already quite used to takeout and ordering in meals since there have always been endless possibilities through various apps, such as Seamless, Postmates and UberEats. But I understand, for many of you, takeout and delivery options […]

AHA News: Want to Help Overstressed ERs? Be Safe at Home | Health News
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AHA News: Want to Help Overstressed ERs? Be Safe at Home | Health News

(HealthDay) MONDAY, April 13, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Nobody ever wants to find themselves in a hospital emergency room. But with COVID-19 cases crowding hospitals across the nation, preventing unnecessary accidents and injuries that require emergency care can help everyone stay safer. “More than ever, this is a time to use caution,” said […]