Day: June 23, 2021

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Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine

More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine requirement.

A spokesperson for Houston Methodist hospital system said 153 employees either resigned in the two-week suspension period or were terminated on Tuesday.

The case over how far health care institutions can go to protect patients and others against the coronavirus has been closely watched. It’s believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S. But it won’t be the end of the debate.

Earlier this month, a federal judge threw out the lawsuit filed by 117 employees over the requirement. The hospital system’s decision in April to require the vaccine for workers made it the first major U.S. health care system to do so.

The Houston Methodist employees who filed the lawsuit likened their situation to

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Health News

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

In this June 18, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccination shots, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The administration is releasing new data Tuesday showing it expects to reach 70% of Americans aged 27 and older with at least one shot by the July 4 holiday. Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.

The push is underway as the delta variant, first identified in India, has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S. in the last two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. That’s double what it was when the CDC last reported on the variant’s prevalence.

“The delta variant

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Women'S Health

The Relationship Between Well being And Health

People want certain vitamins and minerals, and there are also required amounts for every wanted by the physique commonly. One should keep away from taking alcohol, smoking and be stress free. A great night time’s sleep followed by a wholesome breakfast the next day is essential. Maybe you’re not going to be a celebrity athlete. But you can nonetheless set a giant fitness aim for yourself, even if you’ve by no means tried a sport earlier than. Examples of health objectives might be a century journey (a 100-mile bike experience in less than a day). Or you could train for a triathlon (a series of three endurance events, usually swimming, cycling, and running), or join a sports activities league.

One other advantage of health is that the coaching packages will be personalized according to the chances and goals of every person. Nevertheless, there’s a constant in all of the packages, …

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