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1/13/2022 AHA News: Pregnant Women Living Under Negative Social Conditions May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk ... Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center in Texas. "We need to identify and work on the social risks that are truly impacting their cardiovascular risks."Cardiovascular disease is driving a rise in the maternal death rate, which has been steadily rising over the past few decades. It now accounts for one-third of all pregnancy -related deaths. Recent years also have seen a rise in cardiovascular risk factors among pregnant ...
1/12/2022 Negative Social Conditions Raises Heart Disease Risk in Pregnant Women Pregnant women in the U.S. who face adverse social conditions where they live, work, learn and play are at higher risk for poor heart health, a new study suggests.That can lead to early cardiovascular disease and death ‚Ai and it can affect their children‚Aos health, says senior study author Dr. Khurram Nasir, division chief of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center in Texas ...
12/28/2021 U.S. hospitals steel for continuing surge in covid cases fueled by the omicron variant SFGate ... Texas, Houston Methodist reported Monday that the fast-spreading omicron variant accounted for 94% of its sequenced coronavirus cases, with health system leaders describing unprecedented demand for tests. "With test volumes, we're still setting records," said S. Wesley Long, the medical director of diagnostic microbiology at Houston Methodist. "We didn't see a decrease in testing over the weekend and over Christmas, which is pretty unusual." Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease ...
12/22/2021 First confirmed US omicron death reported‚Ķ many more expected Wordpress.com The omicron variant has killed its first known victim in the U.S., an unvaccinated Texas man in his 50s who died Monday after testing positive, but as the aggressive new strain of the disease spreads ... strain circulating in Harris County, whose seat is Houston, with Houston Methodist Hospital‚Aos director of microbiology Dr. Wesley Long reporting on Sunday that the new variant accounts for 82% of its symptomatic patients since ...
12/21/2021 Omicron variant coincides with troubling signs of COVID surge in Texas Houston Methodist, one of the state's top hospitals for testing and treating COVID-19 patients, says the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in more than eight of every 10 positive tests it ... omicron; Trump booed when he says he got booster The Texas Department of State Health Services on Monday reported 8,989 confirmed new cases, the highest daily number since early October. The department monitors COVID -19 ...
12/16/2021 The Woodlands Chamber Celebrates 43 Years of Leadership In The Business Community at Annual Meeting & Award Luncheon ... Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center St. Luke‚Aos Health ‚Ai The Woodlands Hospital Texas Children‚Aos Hospital ‚Ai The Woodlands‚A¢ The Top Influencer Under 40 award was presented to Angela Storseth ‚Ai Cooper of The US Oncology Network / McKesson who is quickly becoming an influential leader.‚A¢ The Chairman‚Aos Award was presented to Nicole Preston of Community Impact Newspaper who has been ...
10/16/2021 Following Abbott's executive order, unvaccinated Texas employees who were fired demand their jobs back ... conscience,‚Ao‚Au stated Attorney Jared Woodfill, who represents some 200 health care workers who have filed multiple lawsuits against Houston Methodist Hospital. ‚AuThat applies to every plaintiff that I represent, and every plaintiff that ... the Baylor College of Medicine, another conventional medicine facility in Texas, is planning to continue forcing Chinese Virus injections on employees despite Abbott‚Aos order. Other private employers in Texas, including Southwest Airlines, American Airlines ...
10/14/2021 Chaos In Texas As Employees Fired For Refusing To Get Vaxxed Demand Their Jobs Back ... Abbott issued an executive order banning the vaccine mandates by any employer, which in turn was followed by several prominent Texas corporations ‚Ai such as IBM, American Air, Southwest ‚Ai saying they would snub the ... Houston Public Media reports, more than 150 former employees of Houston Methodist Hospital, who either quit or were fired in June over a vaccine mandate policy will demand to be rehired after Gov. Abbott issued ...
10/14/2021 Chaos In Texas As Employees Fired For Refusing To Get Vaxxed Demand Their Jobs Back Chaos In Texas As Employees Fired For Refusing To Get Vaxxed Demand Their Jobs Back Things are getting very confusing in Texas.Shortly after governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning the vaccine mandates ... Houston Public Media reports, more than 150 former employees of Houston Methodist Hospital, who either quit or were fired in June over a vaccine mandate policy will demand to be rehired after Gov. Abbott issued ...
10/14/2021 Chaos In Texas As Employees Fired For Refusing To Get Vaxxed Demand Their Jobs Back Chaos In Texas As Employees Fired For Refusing To Get Vaxxed Demand Their Jobs Back Things are getting very confusing in Texas. Shortly after governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning the vaccine mandates ... Houston Public Media reports, more than 150 former employees of Houston Methodist Hospital, who either quit or were fired in June over a vaccine mandate policy will demand to be rehired after Gov. Abbott issued ...
10/12/2021 GoFundMe takes down $180,000 fundraiser for anti-mandate lawsuit, saying it violates their policy against vaccine 'misinformation' - NewsBreak The campaign began with a nurse fired for not complying with a vaccine mandate at a Texas hospital. It helped fund a lawsuit against the hospital. That suit was dismissed in June. An anonymous donor ... was led by Jennifer Bridges, a former registered nurse at Houston Methodist hospital who was fired after refusing to get vaccinated.With money raised on GoFundMe, Bridges, who has appeared on Fox News to discuss ...
10/10/2021 this is a list of institutions of the Texas Medical Center. this is a list of institutions of the Texas Medical Center . TMCPatient care institutionsBaylor St. Luke's Medical Center , affiliated with and partially owned by Baylor College of Medicine.Ben Taub General Hospital , part of the Harris Health System , Level 1 trauma hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)Houston Methodist Hospital , affiliated with Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical ...
10/9/2021 GoFundMe takes down $180,000 fundraiser for anti-mandate lawsuit, saying it violates their policy against vaccine 'misinformation' Business Insider The campaign began with a nurse fired for not complying with a vaccine mandate at a Texas hospital. It helped fund a lawsuit against the hospital. That suit was dismissed in June. An anonymous donor ... was led by Jennifer Bridges, a former registered nurse at Houston Methodist hospital who was fired after refusing to get vaccinated.With money raised on GoFundMe, Bridges, who has appeared on Fox News to discuss ...
10/8/2021 Suki Waterhouse's Texas surgeon fan arrested for stealing testicles from at least 46 anesthetized patients Texas surgeon arrested for stealing testicles from at least 46 anesthetized patients A surgeon from the Houston Methodist West Hospital has been arrested by the FBI and charged with stealing testicles from dozens of patients while performing surgeries. 41-year-old Doctor Jeremy Cornell has been working as a urologist for 13 years in different hospitals throughout Texas, settling in Houston in April 2018. After a three year investigation, the ...
10/5/2021 Fired Texas Nurse to Newsmax: 'Lost My Job' and 'Livelihood' Not Getting Vaccine By Charles Kim Monday, 04 October 2021 07:54 PM Houston, Texas nurse Jennifer Bridges, who was fired for not getting a mandated COVID-19 vaccine, told Newsmax Monday that she ‚Aulost her job and livelihood ... Au Bridges was one of more than 150 staff at Houston Methodist Hospital who resigned or were fired for not getting the vaccination in keeping with the hospital‚Aos mandate. Bridges, along with 116 other ...
10/5/2021 COVID Metrics Improve Nationwide As U.S. Deaths Pass 700K ... Houston Methodist, who like Ochsner Health has issued a vaccine mandate for all employees ‚Ai told the Houston Press it had no plans to charge fees to employees with unvaccinated spouses. Throughout the United States, coronavirus hospitalizations have been falling in recent weeks, mostly due to decreases in Southern states like Texas with relatively low vaccination rates, where the Delta wave spread most rapidly. Compared to the beginning of September ...
10/3/2021 A Few Skeptical U.S. Hospital Workers Choose Dismissal Over Vaccine | Top News | US News U.S. News & World Report Jennifer Bridges, 39, an RN who was fired from her job after refusing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, poses for a portrait at Jenkins Park in Baytown, Texas, U.S., September 30, 2021. Picture taken September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare ReutersBy Peter Szekely and Barbara GoldbergNEW YORK (Reuters) - Jennifer Bridges loved her job as a nurse at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she worked for eight years, but ...
10/3/2021 A few skeptical U.S. hospital workers choose dismissal over vaccine By Reuters 4/4]¬© Reuters. Jennifer Bridges (39), a nurse, was dismissed after she refused the COVID-19 vaccine. She poses at Jenkins Park, Baytown, Texas. September 30, 2021. Picture taken September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Callaghan O‚AoHare[2/4]Barbara Goldberg, Peter SzekelyNEW YORK, (Reuters) ‚Ai Jennifer Bridges, a Houston Methodist Hospital nursing assistant, loved her job. But she decided not to be inoculated for COVID-19 because she believed the vaccine ...
10/1/2021 COVID vaccine controversies: How can hospitalists help? On April 1, Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, announced a new policy that all of its staff would need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by June 7 in order to hold onto their jobs. Most responded positively but an estimated 150 staff members who did not comply either resigned or were terminated. A lawsuit by employees opposed to the vaccine mandate was dismissed by Federal District Court Judge ...
9/30/2021 NuVasive Announces First Commercial Cases Utilizing the Pulse Platform ... Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas, completed the first commercial cases with the NuVasive Pulse¬Æ platform. Drs. Kachmann and Tempel successfully performed the first commercial case using Pulse in an XLIF¬Æ procedure with minimally invasive fixation and nerve root decompression at TriHealth‚Aos Good Samaritan Hospital in Ohio, and have since leveraged Pulse in a variety of spine procedures. In utilizing the technology, Dr. Kachmann said, ‚AuWe have spent ...
9/30/2021 1st commercial cases performed with NuVasive's spine platform Beckers Spine Review The first commercial cases using NuVasive's Pulse Platform for spine surgery have been completed in Ohio and Texas. Michael Kachmann, MD, and Zachary Tempel, MD, from Mayfield Brain & Spine in Cincinnati used Pulse in an extreme lateral interbody fusion with minimally invasive fixation and nerve root decompression, according to a Sept. 30 news release. The surgery was performed at TriHealth's Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. Paul Holman, MD, of Houston ...
9/29/2021 Houston Methodist Primary Care Group Welcomes Zenithe Pierre Ware, M.D., to Riverstone Practice Houston Methodist Primary Care Group is pleased to welcome Zenithe Pierre Ware, M.D., who has relocated to the Riverstone practice, located at 18717 S. University Blvd., Suite 105, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479. ‚AuI like to get to know my patients and collaborate with them to provide individualized personal care,‚Au said Ware, who served patients in the Clear Lake area prior to her move. Ware is board-certified in Internal ...
9/28/2021 North Carolina-based hospital system fires 175 for failing to comply with vaccine mandate The Hill ... Houston Methodist in Texas, which was the first hospital known to mandate vaccinations for employees, more than 150 workers were fired or resign after refusing to get vaccinated.Similar firings occurred at hospitals in New Jersey and South Carolina earlier this year.President BidenJoe BidenFord to bolster electric vehicle production in multi-billion dollar push Protesters demonstrate outside Manchin's houseboat over opposition to reconciliation package Alabama eyes using pandemic relief funds on ...
9/28/2021 North Carolina-based hospital system fires 175 for failing to comply with vaccine mandate - NewsBreak ... Houston Methodist in Texas, which was the first hospital known to mandate vaccinations for employees, more than 150 workers were fired or resign after refusing to get vaccinated.Similar firings occurred at hospitals in New Jersey and South Carolina earlier this year.President Biden has mandated that employers with at least 100 employees require vaccines or undergo weekly testing. Last month, he required nursing home staff to be vaccinated against ...
9/28/2021 Texas A&M Health, Houston Methodist Formalize Agreement To Fund Center For Health & Nature Health & Environment] Texas A&M Health, Houston Methodist Formalize Agreement To Fund Center For Health & Nature The Texas A&M University Health Science Center ( Texas A&M Health ) and Houston Methodist have formalized an agreement to support the Center for Health & Nature. The agreement establishes core funding for the center, which drives research to study the impact of nature on health with evidence-based programs that complement the full continuum ...