Saturday, January 28, 2023

Health

Record 16.3 Million Seek Health Coverage Through ‘Obamacare’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 16.3 million people sought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, double the number covered when the marketplaces first launched nea...

Nurses Ratify Contracts After Strike At Two NYC Hospitals

NEW YORK (AP) — Nurses who went on strike at two major New York City hospitals this month have ratified the contracts that were hammered out to end the walkout, their union said Tu...

US Proposes Once-A-Year Covid Shots For Most Americans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a simplified approa...

STUDY: Wearing Tefillin Can Protect Heart Health

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CINCINNATI (VINnews) — A new study suggests that wearing Tefillin can have health benefits. As reported by the Jerusalem Post, the cardiovascular health of people who wear a “te...

China Accuses ‘Some Western Media’ Of COVID-19 Coverage Bias

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused “some Western media” of bias, smears and political manipulation in their coverage of China’s abrupt ending of its strict “zero-COVID” polic...

BREAKING: Mt. Sinai Reverses Decision, Grants Visitation Rights to Family of Impaired Patient

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MANHATTAN (VINnews) — The relatives of an Orthodox Jewish patient in distress are now being allowed to visit her. A highly credible source has informed VINnews that Mt. Sinai Hospi...

Orthodox Pilgrimage To The Grave Of Kabbalah Rabbi Buried In Istanbul Picks Up After COVID Slump

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ISTANBUL (JTA) — Dozens of Orthodox Jews gathered on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus Strait. Above them, guarding the hilltop, stood a Turkish military base, and below sat the ...

HORROR: Hospital Denies Visitation to Family of Suffering Jewish Patient, Calls Cops to Remove Them

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MANHATTAN (VINnews) — A post on social media describes a heartbreaking situation, in which the family of an Orthodox Jewish patient at Mt. Sinai hospital is being denied visitation...

Walgreens Ends Buy Limits On Children’s Fever Medicines

(AP) - Walgreens has ended limits it had imposed recently for online purchases of children’s over-the-counter fever reducing products. The drugstore chain said improved supplies...

China Reports 60,000 COVID-Related Deaths, Says Peak Passed

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday reported nearly 60,000 deaths in people who had COVID-19 since early December, offering hard numbers for an unprecedented surge that was apparent i...

EU Court: Tourists May Get Refunds Over COVID Measures

BERLIN (AP) — Travelers whose package tours were ruined by the imposition of restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic may be entitled to at least a partial refund, the European...

White House: Jill Biden Has Two Cancerous Lesions Removed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons removed a cancerous lesion above first lady Jill Biden's right eye and one on her chest, the White House said Wednesday, while a third lesion on her left...

WHO Europe: No Immediate COVID-19 Threat From China

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The director of the World Health Organization’s Europe office said Tuesday that the agency sees “no immediate threat" for the European region from a COVI...
This Feb. 23, 2019 photo shows the GE Profile Kitchen Hub. The vent hood also works as touchscreen or voice-assistant tablet. Built-in cameras let the cook post food or video of what's on the stove, or in front of the hood. (Karen Schwartz via AP)

Biden Administration Wants to Ban Gas Stoves…Claim Blacks and Latinos Suffer Most

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WASHINGTON (Yaakov M / VINnews) — The Biden administration may impose a ban on a convenience that many Americans benefit from. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is c...

Travelers Rush To Take Advantage Of China Reopening

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BEIJING (AP) — After years of separation from his wife in mainland China, Hong Kong resident Cheung Seng-bun made sure to be among the first in line following the reopening Sunday ...

Frum Educators Call Out Hypocrisy of Mask-Less Officials Forcing Kids to Mask Up (VIDEO)

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NEW JERSEY (VINnews) — Orthodox Jewish educators blasted a new mask mandate imposed last week on school children in Paterson, New Jersey, calling it "insanity" and "disgusting". ...

Doctors: Heart Screening May Not Have Prevented Hamlin’s Collapse

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Quick on-the-field emergency care from well-rehearsed medical personnel is widely credited with helping save Damar Hamlin’s life. But whether his cardiac arrest could have been pre...

Robert Kraft’s $18,003 donation to fundraiser for NFL player who suffered cardiac arrest has symbolic meaning

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(JTA) — As the sports world continues to react to NFL player Damar Hamlin’s sudden cardiac arrest during a game on Monday night, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is pitching...

Beds Run Out At Beijing Hospital As COVID-19 Spreads

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BEIJING (AP) — Patients, mostly older people, laid on stretchers in hallways or took oxygen while sitting in wheelchairs as a COVID-19 outbreak stretched public health facilities' ...

Senior Israeli Rabbinate Official Arrested For Molesting Chareidi Minor, Who Spoke Openly To Media

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A senior member of the Jerusalem Religious Council has been arrested on charges of molestation and sexual offenses against a young woman during the period whe...