Savvy Updates, 11/28/22: Wearable/Stretchable Tracking Devices, iTolerance Tech Without Immunosuppression, PBM Reform HIGH Priority, Allulose, W!LD Winter 2022

How wearable devices with skin-like stretchability may pave way for better health tracking was reported by Nick Paul Taylor for MedTechDive.com, 21 November 2022. The DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory teamed up with the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering to tackle two challenges associated with the development of stretchable devices for tracking health … Read more

Winter Garden Salad

This Winter Garden Salad is the only salad you need this season! This is our recreation of a local pub’s winter salad that was SO good. Hannah’s been on a salad kick lately, so we knew this had to get thrown into the mix to recreate. Salads are not difficult by any means, but it’s … Read more

NHS staff ‘petrified’ of how bad winter will be at hospitals in England

Doctors and nurses are “absolutely frightened and petrified” about how bad this winter will be for the NHS in England, hospital bosses have revealed. Staff fear services will not be able to cope with a combination of flu, resurgent Covid, winter and the cost of living crisis damaging people’s health, and also the wave of … Read more

Update on Children’s COVID-19 and Routine Vaccination Trends Heading into Winter and as Respiratory Viruses Surge

In recent weeks, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in younger children have surged, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported seeing early increases in seasonal flu cases. The CDC notes that the past two years have seen low flu activity, likely meaning reduced population immunity headed into this years’ flu … Read more

Selena Gomez Found the Perfect Winter Coat at Mango

Like her Only Murders in the Building character Mabel Mora, Selena Gomez loves a good coat. The actor and musician has been our go-to coat trendsetter since the early days of Only Murders, when she hit the streets of NYC in character as Mabel wearing a bright orange faux fur coat. Now, the star is serving up even more fall-to-winter coat inspiration … Read more

COVID, flu shots reduce ‘danger’ of needing other health measures this winter: Trudeau – National | Globalnews.ca

Canadians should get vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza to reduce the “danger” of needing other health measures this winter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. Speaking at an Ottawa-area event on Monday, Trudeau urged inoculation against the two respiratory viruses to protect the health-care system from dealing with preventable admissions. “One of things to remember as … Read more

Britain downplays threat of winter energy blackouts | The Citizen

Britain on Friday downplayed a warning of energy blackouts this winter as the Ukraine war hits gas imports. Households face possible rolling three-hour power cuts if imports run extremely low, the nation’s power operator National Grid warned Thursday in a worst-case scenario. The threat of winter blackouts, similar to those seen in the early 1970s, … Read more

Too Many People Are Planning to Skip Their Flu Shot This Year

This article was originally published by SELF. Now that flu season is here—and expected to be pretty bad this season—public health experts are urging everyone to get the annual vaccine before the end of October. Apparently, more than half of American adults will ignore that guidance. That’s the major takeaway from an annual survey conducted … Read more

UK to pay half of business winter energy bills | The Citizen

Britain on Wednesday launched a six-month plan starting in October to pay about half of energy bills for businesses, as Prime Minister Liz Truss seeks to stop companies going under as a result of rocketing prices. The news precedes a mini-budget Friday when finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng is expected to unveil tax cuts to help … Read more