October 18th 2021
Healthcare Daily
 

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CVS Health appoints chief health equity officer. The pharmacy giant named Joneigh Khaldun to the role, which will focus on driving health equity across its network. Khaldun will also work with partners in healthcare to advance equity and reach underserved communities.

Is TikTok to blame for rise in tics? Movement disorder doctors are finding that girls showing up at doctor’s offices with tics since the start of the pandemic have something in common: TikTok. The tics, such as physical jerking movements and verbal outbursts, tend to be rare in girls.

Fauci urges police to get vaccinated. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, urged police officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, pointing out that more officers are dying of the coronavirus than other causes of death. Police departments around the country have been in conflict with unions who oppose vaccine mandates.

 
 
 
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