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Did you know a small handful of walnuts a day may lower your cholesterol? It could also protect against inflammation in your heart’s arteries -- here's why:

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📢Happening Now!📢 #Nurses  from overwhelmed, hotspot areas across the country speak out about hospital employers' knowing failure to prepare for the #Covid19  surge. a thread...

🆕 : PHAC published advice on planning safe #holiday  celebrations to be used with the advice of your local public health authority. Read more: #COVID19 

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"We’re calling on everyone to show their solidarity with women affected by violence by raising their voices, and by wearing something orange this Wednesday as a symbol of solidarity and hope " @DrTedros-  #EndViolence 

@uamshealth  Little Rock, Arkansas, introduced a new pilot program called Geriatric Buddy to address the challenges of social isolation by setting up virtual visits with older adults living in local nursing homes or by themselves. #HealthcareHeroes 

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Today is Public Health Thank You Day! #AHRQ  commends the efforts of the nation’s public health workforce to enhance our safety and well-being and build healthier communities. @ResearchAmerica  #PublicHealthHeroes 

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Join #AHRQ  to help raise awareness about #WAAW  and global antimicrobial resistance. Let's avoid the spread of drug-resistant infections.

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#COVID19 underscores the need to strengthen our public health capacity & support our public health workforce. #PHTYD  is a day to say thanks. @ResearchAmerica 

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CARE is extremely concerned about rising levels of violence against women and girls and reports of increasing incidences of child marriage in temporary displacement camps due to desperation and people fleeing brutal attacks on civilian areas in Mozambique.

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Scoops of the Day

Georgia is purging voters. Please check your voting status and re-register if need be.

Christmas time’s a comin’. A huge tractor trailer just pulled up in front of CBC in Corner Brook to offload Christmas trees that will be sold at Sobeys next door.

Remember last Thanksgiving? Nov. 28, 2019 in San Diego: 1-3” rain (coast to valleys) 1-3 feet mountain snow Thunderstorm gusts to 50mph Roadways damaged from flooding and erosion. Swift water rescue in National City. ***2020 San Diego Forecast: M. Sunny/65° 📸 @NWSSanDiego 

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Marine Atlantic ferries won't sail this morning. The 11:45 a.m. crossings are cancelled for today. And @MAferries  is warning about a potential impact on crossings tonight & tomorrow. #nltraffic 

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As COVID-19 Surges, LA County shuts down all outdoor restaurant dining

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In the final weeks of his presidency: Trump set to veto defense bill over renaming bases honoring Confederate leaders via @NBCNews 

Let’s pause today to thank public health workers for #PHTYD . Their tireless work positioned us to respond in record speed to #COVID19 , thanks to decades of work behind the scenes from @HHSGov  &our community. Thanks to our unsung heroes, working to lead American to healthier lives

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Mask Mandates Work To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus, Kansas Study Finds

As a resource for the global health care community, the NEJM collection of Covid-19 articles continues to be free. #COVID19  #SARSCoV2 

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Scoops of the Week

Small Turkeys Are In Demand As Americans Downsize At Thanksgiving

This visualization from @covid_atlas  depicts the spread of COVID-19 cases across America. It's a gripping look at the impact COVID-19 has had on our nation.

What happens when you have no national plan and let Trump politics prevail? by (A1 today) by @mannyNYT  @jackhealyNYT  @LaurenLeatherby  @Rich_Harris  @nytgraphics 

📢📽️📅 The links between health & climate change are undeniable. Join the launch of the 2020 @LancetCountdown  report bringing together a diverse group of authors & speakers working at the nexus of #climatechange  & health Register#LancetClimate20 

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As #COVID19  cases increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate the #Thanksgiving  holiday is at home with people who live with you. Avoid gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you. See CDC’s guidance: .

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In times of crisis, philosophy can bring us the knowledge and perspective we need to overcome our problems. On the 3rd Thursday of each November, the world celebrates #PhilosophyDay ! 🏛️

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Authors note that their new findings could be encouraging if the immune responses found in their study are associated with protection against infection with SARS-CoV-2, but this study did not assess efficacy and phase 3 trials are ongoing to confirm this

A member of Biden’s Covid-19 task force is advocating for federal scientists, not political appointees, to take on the daily work of informing the public about the pandemic.

In a linked Comment, Melissa Andrew & Janet McElhaney discuss how results of the phase 2 trial of the Oxford#COVID19  vaccine in older adults might be applied to the true target populations for COVID-19 vaccines

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Distributing A Coronavirus Vaccine Will Bring Some Challenges

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