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In the south of the Amazon, the destruction of the forest to make way for cattle and soy is being promoted as sustainable development. But the local communities who depend on the forest for their livelihoods are the ones who benefit the least from it.

Yoga addresses multiple factors that underlie #heart  disease, including both physical and psychological issues. #Yoga  can improve strength and fitness, foster better sleep, and encourage slow, deep breathing to help ease #stress : #HarvardHealth 

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How can we optimize chatbots 🤖 to help respond to the #COVID19  pandemic❓ Join us for the webinar “Building best in class chatbots: Chatbot Optimization during COVID-19” on 🗓️ 27 October 2021 🕒 3PM - 4PM CEST Register now 👉

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It may not always make the headlines -- but the UN works all over the 🌎 to prevent conflict & keep peace & stability. Ahead of #UNDay , see how the UN makes a difference in the lives of everyone, everywhere.

Globally, it has been estimated that up to 33.76  tonnes of atmospheric microplastic fibres can be generated in a year. And this amount is only going to grow as plastic production increases. This spells bad news for the health of our environment.

In honor of #TreatmentWeek , share why you chose to treat addiction and help inspire other medical professionals to join you in learning more about evidence-based addiction treatment.

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Scoops of the Day

In-person or #telehealth  appointments are more efficient when patients prepare their questions ahead of time. QuestionBuilder in Spanish can help Latino patients do that & more. Download the free app today.

OurAMA section meetings are almost here! Register by Oct. 24th to participate in the meetings, which will be held virtually Nov. 5-7 & 12.

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it saddens me to write this piece but the NHS is falling over with extreme stress in general practices, hospitals, the ambulance service, etc

Blueberries are often referred to as the king of antioxidants. They are a powerhouse food. 6 Benefits of Blueberries: ⎷ Nutrient RichAnti-AgingDisease ProtectionImproves Brain HealthIncreased Heart HealthMuscle Recovery#blueberries  #optimalhealth 

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Innovation, technology, and data analysis are essential to WFP’s work – from COVID-19 to climate change to emergency response. Check out WFP's Digital Foundations report to learn more about the role of digital transformation in our fight against hunger:

I joined @stinchfield1776  and @RiskRewardFBN  this past week. I shared how I am disappointed that the Biden Administration would choose to alienate instead of working to unite.

#AHRQ study from grantee @HardeepSinghMD  and others in @AMIAinformatics  identifies sources of #physicianburnout  related to electronic health records. #HQW2021  Learn more:

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The 2021 #AHRQ  #HCUP  Data Users’ Workshop topic is “HCUP Data Analytic Tools.” Participants will learn how to use HCUP tools like the Procedure Classes Refined for ICD-10-PCS to differentiate between diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

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Read the latest #AHRQ  PSNet featured research on the importance of accurate preoperative evaluations and documentation to prevent anesthesia-related #adverse  events.

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This is outrageous. The world is already experiencing the impacts of the climate emergency. But instead of taking action that meets the urgency of the crisis we are facing, governments are doing the opposite.

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Scoops of the Week

OUTBREAK UPDATE: Fresh whole onions causing large Salmonella outbreak in 37 states. Throw away any unlabeled onions at home. Do not eat, sell, or serve red, white, or yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed U.S.-wide by ProSource Inc.

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It's incredibly concerning that the Govt is taking so little action to protect public against Covid, as @CNagpaul  has told Sky News

International Sloth Day is 20 October, so let’s all slow down to appreciate these amazing creatures and biodiversity in all of its diverse and wondrous forms 💚 🌎 To protect sloths we must protect and restore forests and stand with Indigenous forest defenders around the world!

Senate GOP’s vote to block consideration of the #FreedomToVote  Act is a rejection of Americans’ right to vote & further evidence of the threat the filibuster poses to our democracy. Defending the integrity of our democracy should not be a partisan issue.

Texas has filed its opposition to Biden admin's request at Supreme Court seeking to block six-week abortion ban. Makes clear that the state very much wants the court to overturn Roe v. Wade

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Delta in New Zealand A pandemic record 102 community cases today That is the number of new cases each second in the US currently

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Pleased to join a panel with @EricTopol  & @DrLeanaWen  today during the @MilkenInstitute  2021 Global Conference. Watch at 3:45pm ET for a #COVID19  update on variants, vaccinations and global distribution: #MIGlobal 

This is what seven years of conflict has done to children in Yemen.

It's #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth  💗 🌸Taking care of your health is going to be a lot easier from now on. 💪Learn how to check your breasts with WHO’s Women's Health@Viber  chatbot and stay informed! Subscribe and share it with the woman in your life:

For the first time in three years, health workers will be able to deliver polio vaccines to all children in Afghanistan. We join @WHO  and @UNICEF  in welcoming this positive development to #EndPolio  & create healthier futures across the country.

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