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Ear infections discovered in remains of humans living in Levant 15,000 years ago

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the Levant some 15,000 years ago. “Our research seeks to determine the impact of our environment on illnesses in different periods,” says lead author Dr. Hila May of the Department of Anatomy and Anthropology at TAU’s… Read More »

Study reveals how long COVID-19 remains infectious on cardboard, metal and plastic

The virus that causes COVID-19 remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found. The study suggests that people may acquire the coronavirus through the air and after touching contaminated objects. Scientists discovered the virus is detectable for up to three… Read More »

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly abroad while immediate threat to Americans remains low, says Alex Azar

HHS Secretary Alex Azar holds a press conference on COVID-19 with other health officials, including CDC Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. As the coronavirus spreads abroad, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday gave assurances that the immediate threat in the U.S. remains low, as other government health officials sent mixed messages about… Read More »

Confidence, investment in AI remains high, Optum says

Dive Brief: Half of healthcare organizations leveraging artificial intelligence expect a positive return on investment in less than three years, according to a new survey from UnitedHealth Group’s health services arm Optum. Nine in 10 healthcare executives are confident they’ll see an ROI sooner than previously expected. Senior health leaders also plan to invest more… Read More »

Remains of more than 2,200 unborn children discovered in Illinois home of dead abortion doctor

The preserved remains of more than 2,200 unborn children were found in the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer following his death on Sept. 3. Family searching through the late doctor’s possessions discovered the remains in Klopfer’s Will County, Illinois, home and contacted authorities. Law enforcement confirmed that they discovered 2,246 medically preserved bodies of aborted… Read More »

Washington pioneers public health care option, but controlling costs remains tricky – CNN

The Evergreen State is the first to authorize the creation of a state-run public health insurance option on its Affordable Care Act exchange. Gov. Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, signed legislation on Monday that will make the option available in 2021. The move comes as Democrats on the campaign trail and in Congress… Read More »