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Sep 10, 2020
A roughly $500 billion COVID-19 relief package failed to advance in the Senate as it fell short of receiving the necessary 60 votes.
Sep 9, 2020
The numbers of Americans aware of their high blood pressure conditions dropped over a four-year period, from 85% in 2013-2014 to 77% in 2017-2018, according to a National Institutes for Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute study.
Sep 9, 2020
As part of an effort to combat pregnancy-related complications and deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Hear Her campaign acknowledges that women know their own bodies better than anyone and can often tell when something does not feel right.
Sep 9, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services announced more than $79 million in awards for construction and other capital support for 165 Health Resources and Services Administration-funded health centers impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoon Mangkut, and Super Typhoon Yutu, wildfires and earthquakes occurring in calendar year 2018, and tornadoes and floods occurring in calendar year 2019.
Sep 9, 2020
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care supply chain remains strained due to the high demand for personal protective equipment.
Sep 9, 2020
Lesley Ogden, M.D., CEO of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Oregon, shares her hospitals’ experience during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Sep 9, 2020
As part of the continued work of the 100 Million Mask Challenge, AHA and the Association for Health Care Resource and Materials Management have vetted a new partnership in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shortage of personal protective equipment.
Sep 9, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. ET will host a Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity webinar on using antivirals to treat influenza and whether the U.S. could see fewer cases, as indicated by data from the Southern Hemisphere’s 2020 flu season.
Sep 9, 2020
An updated set of Current Procedural Terminology codes includes two for reporting medical services necessitated during the COVID-19 pandemic public health response.
Sep 8, 2020
The AHA again expressed concern to the Department of Health and Human Services about recent actions taken by several major drug manufacturers to limit the distribution of certain 340B drugs to hospitals.