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 2021-09-20 15:46 

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HPV Infection During Pregnancy Ups Risk for Premature Birth...

Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 and HPV 18 infections during a pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of premature birth. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 15:01 

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American Samoa Reports First COVID-19 Case...

The case was detected Thursday among 43 travelers who were quarantined at the Sadies by the Sea hotel in the village of Utulei. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 13:00 

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Are the Physicians to Blame for the Patient's Failure to Follow Up?...

In this case, physicians performed three scans, so how was the patient's cancer missed? The Doctors Company...

 2021-09-20 10:05 

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Nurses 'At the Breaking Point,' May Quit Due to COVID: Survey...

A new survey says that the variant surge and vaccine refusal are taking a serious professional toll on critical care nurses today and could have impact on the future. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 23:42 

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Ticagrelor of Net Clinical Benefit aAfter Stroke, TIA: THALES...

A new analysis of data from the THALES trial separates out the reduction in ischemic events from the increase in bleeding events and shows the benefit outweighs the risk in a ratio of four-to-one. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 21:04 

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Sep 17 2021 This Week in Cardiology...

Cardiac arrest care, finerenone, carotids, meds post TAVI: less is more and the new may not be as grand as the tried and true. John Mandrola, MD, provides a third ESC review. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2021-09-17 21:03 

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Biden Invests $2.1 Billion in Infection Control...

The Biden administration today announced an investment of $2.1 billion to improve infection prevention and control for COVID-19 and future infectious diseases, the largest allocation of its kind in American history. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 21:02 

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Access, Travel Rules Influence Missionary Vaccine Policies...

The global agency of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest evangelical Protestant denomination in the US, announced this month it is requiring vaccinations for missionaries they're sending into the field. Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 20:47 

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Alaska Sets Record for Daily COVID Cases...

"Our hospitals have been and continue to be incredibly stressed," Anne Zink, MD, the state's chief medical officer, said on a conference call, according to The Associated Press. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 20:39 

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FDA Panel Rejects Pfizer's Bid for Booster Shots for 16 and Over...

Pfizer's application for a third dose of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine was rejected for those 16 and over, but the panel may still consider boosters for older adults. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 20:34 

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Cuba Starts Vaccinating Kids as Young as 2...

The pediatric vaccinations started this week, making Cuba one of the first countries in the world to vaccinate children so young. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 17:42 

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Most Americans Say COVID-19 Rules Aid Public Health: Poll...

In the Pew Research Center poll released this week, 62% of respondents said the restrictions have been worth the cost, compared to 37% who say the restrictions were not. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 17:28 

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Southwest Airlines Offers Extra Pay to Workers Who Get Vaccinated...

Southwest is the latest airline to offer financial incentives to get more employees vaccinated against COVID-19. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 17:13 

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The Texas Abortion Law's Swift Impact, and Future...

Currently under the new law, abortions in Texas are now prohibited once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity, usually around 6 weeks. Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 17:10 

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Mississippi Now Has Country's Highest Rate for COVID Deaths...

'We're recording well over 2500 (cases) a day, in recent days, far more than we'd like to see,' said State Health Officer Dr Thomas Dobbs. 'A lot of that's going to translate into the tragedy.' Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 16:43 

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French Doctors and Scientists Denounce Harassment, Threats...

A group of healthcare professionals and scientists in France have gone public with their fears over COVID-related harassment and threats. They are calling on the government to take immediate action. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 16:29 

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NY Governor Vows to Fight Lawsuit Over Vaccine Mandate...

A federal judge this week temporarily blocked the state from enforcing any part of its mandate that prohibits religious exemptions for healthcare workers. Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 16:20 

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What Can You Do About AF in Primary Care?...

The latest evidence on the prevention and management of atrial fibrillation provides guidance to primary care clinicians. The Curbsiders...

 2021-09-17 16:16 

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COVID-19 Surge Forces Healthcare Rationing in Parts of West...

The decisions marked an escalation of the pandemic in several Western states struggling to convince skeptical people to get vaccinated. Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 15:57 

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Florida Surpasses 50K COVID Deaths After Battling Delta Wave...

More than 12,700 succumbed this summer as the state battled a fierce surge in infections fueled by the Delta variant. Associated Press...

 2021-09-17 15:33 

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US Gymnasts Testify About Sexual Abuse by Larry Nassar...

They expressed frustration while recounting traumatic and graphic details during a Senate hearing on the FBI's mishandling of the investigation into former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's actions. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-17 14:58 

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Texts Boost Activity, QOL in Patients With HF and Diabetes...

A 3-month lifestyle intervention using a step counter and text messages to encourage activity and medication adherence led to improved quality of life in a randomized study in HF and diabetes. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 14:39 

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Time to Hit Pause on 'Pausing' Puberty in Gender-Dysphoric Youth...

Every clinician considering prescribing hormones for youth with gender dysphoria has an important question to ask themselves, says Dr William Malone: Just because I can, does it mean I should? Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2021-09-17 14:29 

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Pandemic Middle Management: Balancing Patient and Staff Needs...

Managing from the middle has become more difficult during a pandemic as we balance caring for patients while also caring for our healthcare employees. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-17 14:11 

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New Data Show COVID Telehealth Pivot by Patients, Physicians...

Psychiatrists, dermatologists, urologists, and primary care physicians were among the highest users of teleconferencing for patient visits 6 months after the start of pandemic, according to data. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 13:56 

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Boost Vitamin D in Blacks Living at High Latitudes, Study Indicates...

Those of African-Caribbean descent who reside at higher latitude, lower UVB-exposure regions show vitamin D deficiencies. Supplementation can help. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-17 13:56 

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AVANTI: Could a 'Vaptan' Replace Loop Diuretics in Acute HF?...

Ileana Pia and investigator James Udelson discuss the phase 2 AVANTI trial presented at ESC on a novel 'vaptan' drug. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2021-09-17 13:40 

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What I Learned From My Kids During the Pandemic...

The best teachers in life often do not have a college degree and still drink juice boxes. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-17 00:30 

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Baylor Gets Restraining Order Against COVID Vaccine Skeptic Doc...

The health system is seeking $1 million in damages against internist and cardiologist Peter McCullough, MD, for allegedly continuing to claim an affiliation after signing a separation agreement. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 21:25 

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Trinidad Health Minister Calls Nicki Minaj's COVID Vax Claim False...

Terrence Deyalsingh, the health minister for Trinidad and Tobago, said her story was inaccurate and called it a waste of time. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 21:12 

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FDA Analysis Chills the Rush to Approve Boosters...

An FDA report released this week has added doubt to the outcome of an advisory committee meeting on Friday to consider a third booster dose for the Pfizer COVID vaccines. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 20:30 

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Pandemic Tie to Vision Problems Seen in Chinese Kids' Study...

Research suggests vision problems increased among Chinese schoolchildren during pandemic restrictions and online learning, and eye specialists think the same may have happened in US kids. Associated Press...

 2021-09-16 20:23 

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When COVID Deaths Are Dismissed or Stigmatized...

After their brother died, two sisters faced a barrage of misinformation, pandemic denialism, and blaming questions. Grief experts say that makes COVID-19 the newest kind of 'disenfranchising death.' Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-16 20:14 

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Fewer Inpatient Work Hours Linked With Worse Patient Outcomes...

The 30-day mortality rate was significantly lower among hospitalized patients treated by full-time clinicians, compared with those treated by part-time clinicians, in a new study. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 20:07 

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Bloating and Distention: How to Manage These Common Complaints...

Dr David Johnson shares with clinicians the tools to diagnose and treat these frustrating symptoms. Medscape Gastroenterology...

 2021-09-16 20:02 

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New Sarcoidosis Guideline Bringing Light to the Darkness...

Recent guidelines provide a number of important updates that physicians managing patients with sarcoidosis should note. Medscape Critical Care...

 2021-09-16 19:55 

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Pope Urges COVID-19 Vaccines, Calling Them Humanity's Friends...

'[Vaccine hesitancy] is a bit strange because humanity has a history of friendship with vaccines,' Pope Francis told reporters. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 19:53 

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Realigned US HIV Panel Works to Rebuild Community Bridges...

Of the 20 members of the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, 10 are Black Americans, reflecting the disproportionate impact HIV has had on Black communities. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 19:26 

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How Black Women Have Fought the HIV Epidemic for Decades...

It was people like Rashidah Abdul-Khabeer, PhD, a Black Muslim nurse in a headscarf who spent the early 1980s going to bars for gay Black men, teaching them to put condoms on with their teeth. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 19:05 

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csDMARDs Could Add to TNF Inhibitors' Benefits in SpA...

EuroSpA Research Collaboration data hint at better retention and remission rates with csDMARD-TNFi cotherapy vs TNFi alone in spondyloarthritis. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 18:31 

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'Empathy Fatigue' in Clinicians Rises With Latest COVID-19 Surge...

Amid yet another nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases, clinicians are speaking out about their growing frustration and a concerning loss of empathy for unvaccinated patients who are fueling the pandemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 17:46 

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Tackling Grief, Loss in Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer...

Managing distress in patients with a life-limiting condition is challenging, but physicians have a host of strategies at their fingertips to help provide relief, according to palliative care experts. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 17:17 

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Nearly 7% of Healthcare Workers Face Food Insecurity: Study...

As healthcare leaders, doctors and nurses can help educate, advocate for better wages and schedules for their co-workers, says expert. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 16:13 

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Most Muscle Pain on Statins Not a Drug Effect: SAMSON in Print...

An innovative trial concludes most statin-related muscle symptoms are a nocebo effect, likely 'driven by the act of taking tablets rather than whether the tablets contain a statin,' researchers say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 15:48 

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Gut Microbiome Could Make Weight Loss Easier for Some...

Researchers reveal differences in gut bacteria between people who did and did not lose weight 6 months to 1 year after a lifestyle modification program. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-16 15:46 

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Texas School Districts Sued Over Mask Mandates Push Back...

One school district said Wednesday that it doesn't have such a mandate and isn't sure why it's being sued, while another said the lawsuit against it was filed in a "cowardly manner." Associated Press...

 2021-09-16 15:33 

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Antivaxxers Gargling With the Antiseptic Betadine...

The idea that gargling with the common antiseptic Betadine will prevent COVID-19 is finding a home in corners of social media. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 15:19 

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Army Sets Deadlines for Soldiers to Be Vaccinated...

Soldiers who don't get vaccinated will be counseled by their superiors and could face administrative or nonjudicial punishment. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 14:25 

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How Plant-Based 'Meat' May Help You and Save the Environment...

The explosive popularity of plant-based eating is a win-win, achieving the best health results for our bodies and the environment, according to experts, corporations, and plant lovers. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-16 14:05 

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As Opioid Deaths Climb, Human Trials Begin for Vaccine...

Researchers are studying a possible bridge to successful recovery: A vaccine that could blunt the drugs' ability to cause harm. WebMD Health News...

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