Exercise With Long Covid Is Tough. Try This Gentle 5-Minute Workout

You’re reading Move, the nudge we need to get active, however makes us happiest and healthiest. Re-establishing your fitness routine after having Covid can have major benefits for your physical and mental health, but it needs to be approached cautiously if you’re still experiencing long Covid symptoms. The NHS advises those experiencing long Covid to … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | Health & Fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Court: Iowa restaurants can’t collect COVID loss insurance | health and fitness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that two restaurants cannot collect damages from insurance policies for losing business following the governor’s March 2020 order requiring restaurants to temporarily stop in-person dining amid rising COVID-19 cases. The case likely serves as a lesson to business owners who believe they’ve purchased all-risk … Read more

Close contact rules could cost Queensland families hundreds of dollars

Rules for COVID-19 close contacts in Queensland have been eased but a social services group says the new requirements could put further pressure on families already struggling with the rising cost of living. Key points: Rapid Antigen Tests typically cost anywhere from $10 to $15 The new measures could force families into tough decisions, QCOSS … Read more

Texas hospitals prepare to pick up the tab for uninsured COVID-19 patients

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. More than $3 billion in federal money has flowed to Texas health care providers in recent months to help pay for COVID-19 treatments, tests and vaccines for patients without health insurance, according to national health … Read more

Protecting Patients and Clinicians From Medical Errors

Healthcare quality and patient safety have recently entered the public discourse and garnered increasing attention from leaders in medicine. Most don’t realize that medical errors claim thousands of lives each year. The errors have been largely blamed on systemic issues such as technical flaws, poor coordination, lack of safety nets, and insurance fragmentation. Healthcare is … Read more

Victoria to lift COVID close contact isolation rules, ease vaccine requirements ahead of weekend

Victoria’s isolation rules for close contacts will be scrapped, along with vaccine requirements and mandatory mask rules under an easing of restrictions announced this morning. Key points: Close contacts of COVID cases will no longer be required to isolate in Victoria Isolation protocols will remain in place for COVID-positive cases The vaccine mandate will also … Read more

Poland reneges on coronavirus vaccine contracts – POLITICO

Poland has unilaterally pulled out of its contractual commitments to buy the BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said Tuesday, citing oversupply and financial strains caused by the influx of millions of refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine. Speaking on all-news channel TVN24, Niedzielski said that the government in Warsaw had informed the European … Read more