Should I Wear A FACE MASK?
- By Cathy A. Spigarelli - The New American
Awkward. This is how it feels to be in public during the COVID19 pandemic. Some faces are masked; others are not. This polarity has led the public to judgment, anger, and hostile interaction. We all want to do the right thing and stop the spread of disease, but is a face mask really protecting you and those around you? We have all wondered, “Should I wear a face mask?”
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Behind Hospital Doors: The Outbreak
- By Tony Perkins - Family Research Council
Louisianans are a tough bunch. They've ridden out hurricanes, bailed out floods, and rebuilt every time. Now, they're facing a much harsher test: a disaster no one can predict. "It's like preparing for an invisible hurricane," one nurse said. "But we don't know when landfall will be." What they do know is that no matter how prepared they are, it's not enough. Not this time.
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases
- By Johns Hopkins University - SSE
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The Coalition of Christian Nurse Practitioners Opposes the American Nurses Association Proposed Position Statement: 'The Nurse's Role When a Patient Requests Aid in Dying'
- By Christian Newswire
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- A draft statement by the American Nurses Association regarding a nurse's role when a patient requests physician-assisted suicide corrupts the role of a nurse. The nursing profession has a historical record of assisting patients with comfort, increasing and/or sustaining quality of life, seeing life's intrinsic value and providing holistic family support, not aiding in the death of their patients.
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ACR Responds to CMS Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Proposed Rule
- By Jocelyn Givens - American College of Rheumatology
Rheumatology Leaders Urge CMS to Adopt Safeguards Protecting Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries from Step Therapy; Encourage More Price Transparency in Part D
ATLANTA, GA – In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed its continuing concern with a recent CMS policy allowing Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. In the comment letter, rheumatology leaders urged the agency to establish safeguards to protect beneficiaries from potential harm.
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Sprouts to Hold National Hiring Day Dec. 18
- By Press Release
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Sprouts Farmers Market is looking to add thousands of team members across the country to fulfill its mission to make healthy living affordable. The healthy grocer will hold open interviews on Tuesday, December 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at more than 300 stores in 19 states from coast to coast to fill non-seasonal, full- and part-time positions. Interested candidates can visit sprouts.com/careers to view openings by store.
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South Carolina Ranks 10th For Most Opioid Sales As U.S. Life Expectancy Declines
- By Press Release
Big news broke that U.S. life expectancy is in decline because of opioids. Did you know that South Carolina ranks No. 10 in the country in terms of most opioid sales per capita by state?
While the epidemic is now widely known, it is important to know what steps are being taken in our state to avoid more senseless deaths.
The team at ConsumerProtect.com issued a report on The States With The Most Opioid Sales using the most recent and complete data available.
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