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 2020-12-05 00:04 

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From Grandson of a Slave to Pioneering Brain Doctor...

Solomon Carter Fuller's hard-fought path to the pantheon of neurology and psychiatry took him from Liberia, to the labs of Dr Alois Alzheimer, to the Tuskegee VA Medical Center. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 21:18 

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What Happened When the Only ER Doctor in a Rural Town Got COVID...

When the lone emergency room doctor in a Colorado town of 900 got sick with COVID, the repercussions were felt throughout the region. Kaiser Health News...

 2020-12-04 20:47 

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PPE Shortage Crisis Continues at Most Hospitals, Survey Shows...

Nearly 3 in 4 infection prevention experts say facilities remain in crisis mode, with shortages of respirators, masks, face shields, and other personal protective equipment. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 20:45 

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Getting a COVID Vaccine -- Trial Participant Shares What It's Like...

WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Kelvin Phillips, who is participating in a 2-year COVID-19 vaccine trial, about his experience and why he is taking part. WebMD...

 2020-12-04 20:29 

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FDA Issues Updated Safety Alert for Endologix AAA Repair Grafts...

The FDA reminds clinicians about the need for "at least yearly, lifelong follow-up" to monitor for endoleaks in patients with any type of Endologix AFX endovascular graft. News Alerts...

 2020-12-04 20:17 

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2020 Residency Matching Sets Record, Says NRMP...

Highest number of applicants ever are matched to subspecialty training positions, as number of US MD and international grads both rise. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 19:42 

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Dec 4 2020 This Week in Cardiology...

COVID vaccines, tocilizumab, finerenone, type 2 MI care, coronary CTA, and sotagliflozin are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2020-12-04 19:27 

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Biden Will Ask Americans to Wear Masks for 100 Days...

President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask all Americans to mask up 'not forever' but just for 100 days to help get the virus under control in the US. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-04 17:49 

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States Plan for Vaccines as Daily US Virus Deaths Top 3,100...

States drafted plans Thursday for who will go to the front of the line when the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine become available later this month. Associated Press...

 2020-12-04 16:29 

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From Cradle to Grave, Alcohol Is Bad for the Brain...

There is "compelling" evidence of the harmful effects of alcohol on the brain. The greatest risk occurs during three periods of life that are marked by dynamic brain changes, experts say. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 16:15 

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COVID-19 Fuels Surge in Overdose-Related Cardiac Arrests...

Researchers urge investments in substance use treatment, harm reduction, and the structural drivers of overdose as core elements of the COVID-19 response. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 16:04 

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A COVID-19 and Diabetes Update From Anne Peters...

How are patients faring with the changes to diabetes care during the pandemic? Dr Anne Peters gives an update and highlights areas that need more focus. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2020-12-04 15:19 

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U.S. Emergency Call System Faces 'Breaking Point'...

The U.S. broke an all-time high Wednesday with more than 100,200 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the country. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-04 13:00 

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The Pandemic Pediatrician: What We Know Now...

With more than 1 million US children infected with SARS-CoV-2 to date, we've learned a lot about COVID-19 in kids. However, we still have many unanswered questions. Medscape Pediatrics...

 2020-12-04 11:24 

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HHS, Surgeon General Urge Action on Maternal Health...

Addressing health disparities will be key to achieving better outcomes, said Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-04 01:02 

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Healthcare Spending Rate in 2020 May Dip to 'Historic' Lows...

This is the first time spending has dropped year-over-year since the 1960s; however, the decrease will probably be small. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-03 20:12 

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As Hospitals Fill, COVID-19 Admissions Limited to Sicker Patients...

Patients who might have been admitted to the hospital in the early days of the pandemic are now being sent home, primarily as a result of gaps in staffing and beds. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-03 19:45 

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NYC Hospital Workers Brace for COVID 2nd Wave...

Around the New York metropolitan area, public health leaders and health care workers say they're watching the trend lines, as intensive care units fill up. Kaiser Health News...

 2020-12-03 19:34 

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Daily Sunscreen Prevents More Melanoma Deaths vs Early Detection...

A recent Australian study has concluded the most cost-effective way to lower both the incidence of melanoma and deaths over the long haul is through primary prevention in the form of daily sunscreen use. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-03 18:44 

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COVID-19 Potentially Arrived in US in December 2019...

The first US cases were identified in January 2020, but blood samples show that some Americans may have been infected before then. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-03 17:58 

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450,000 U.S. Deaths Possible, CDC Director Says...

The United States recorded 2,597 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday -- the second highest one-day death count since the pandemic began. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-03 17:43 

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Which Prehospital Scale Best Flags Large Vessel Stroke?...

A new study compares seven different scales used by paramedics to identify patients most suitable for direct transport to a comprehensive stroke center. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-03 17:10 

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U.S. Breaks Records for COVID-19 Hospitalizations - Again!...

The increasing toll on U.S. health from the coronavirus comes even before cases related to Thanksgiving travel and gatherings appear in the statistics. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-03 16:20 

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Opinion: Pandemic Shaming Can Backfire. Here's a Better Way...

Opinion: Pandemic Shaming Can Backfire. Here's a Better Way. Undark...

 2020-12-03 16:09 

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Health Disparities in Dermatology: Making a Change...

Drs Candrice Heath, Susan Taylor, and Lynn McKinley-Grant discuss health disparities in dermatology that were brought to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic and how these disparities are starting to be addressed. Medscape Dermatology...

 2020-12-03 16:04 

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Florida Passes 1 Million COVID-19 Cases...

Florida is the third state to pass 1 million cases this year, following Texas and California. Those states now have more than 1.2 million cases. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-03 15:49 

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Failed Contact Tracing Leaves Diners in the Dark...

Although public health researchers are convinced indoor dining is risky in areas where COVID-19 is spreading, getting solid data to justify restaurant restrictions has been difficult. Kaiser Health News...

 2020-12-03 15:33 

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The Duty to Inform: Be Galileo on COVID-19...

Melissa Walton-Shirley sees parallels between the 16th-century mathematician and the work of modern-day healthcare workers to rebut COVID denialism. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2020-12-03 01:14 

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FDA, Researchers Still in the Weeds on Cannabis, CBD, and Gender...

An FDA symposium underscores the complexities of regulation and research, particularly the lack of data among women, who are frequent users of CBD and cannabis therapies. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 22:18 

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COVID-19: Hand Sanitizer Poisonings Soar, Psych Patients at Risk...

Cases of poisoning -- intentional and unintentional -- from ingestion of alcohol-based hand sanitizer have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 21:22 

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Medicare Finalizes 2021 Physician Pay Rule With E/M Changes...

Medicare stuck with a plan to raise payments for specialties that focus on helping patients manage chronic conditions. The increases will be offset by cuts for other fields, drawing protests. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 20:54 

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CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Time, With Conditions...

Citing new evidence and an acceptable risk, CDC officials announced two options for people to quarantine for less time after COVID-19 exposure. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 18:33 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Could Start in 2 Weeks, Pence Says...

Initial doses of a coronavirus vaccine could be sent out as early as mid-December, Vice President Mike Pence told governors during a call on Monday. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-02 18:33 

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Colchicine a Case Study for What's Wrong With US Drug Pricing...

A Medicare/Medicaid analysis shows a prolonged public-spending burden, despite generics available outside the United States for pennies a pill. Meanwhile, use widens from gout to MI, even COVID-19. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 18:21 

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US Passes 1.3 Million COVID-19 Cases in Children...

The news on children and COVID-19 for Thanksgiving week does not provide a lot of room for thankfulness. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 18:17 

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Air Pollution Linked to Brain Amyloid Pathology...

Higher levels of air pollution were associated with an increased risk for amyloid-beta pathology in a new study of older adults with cognitive impairment. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 17:54 

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Advancing Healthcare During the Pandemic and Beyond...

Healthcare has benefited from the pandemic in three ways, say Kaiser Permanente's CEO and WebMD's CMO. Medscape Public Health...

 2020-12-02 17:36 

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How Twitter Amplifies My Doctor and Human Voice...

Dr Chan discusses why she chose to go public on social media and how she finds it professionally and personally rewarding. Hospital for Special Surgery...

 2020-12-02 17:33 

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'Overwhelming Majority' Will Need COVID-19 Vaccine, Fauci Says...

'If you want to be part of the solution, get vaccinated and say, 'I'm not going to be one of the people that is going to be a stepping stone for the virus to go to somebody else,'' Fauci said. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-02 16:53 

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Cases Drop 30% in England After Lockdown...

The study found a drop in new cases in all adult age ranges, including older adults. However, more infections were found in school-aged children. Schools remained open during the second lockdown. WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-02 16:35 

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UK Authorizes Use of Pfizer COVID Vaccine...

The agency will next decide the order for who receives the vaccination, with priority going to "care home residents, health and care staff, the elderly and the clinically extremely vulnerable." WebMD Health News...

 2020-12-02 16:18 

Medscape

As Hospitals Fill With COVID Patients, Medical Reinforcements Are Hard to Find...

'But here's the kicker,' said Dr Alex Jahangir. 'They're not getting infected in the hospitals. In fact, hospitals for the most part are fairly safe. They're getting infected in the community.' Kaiser Health News...

 2020-12-02 16:14 

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Nurses at Two NY Hospitals Strike Over Stalled Contract Talks...

Nurses at both hospitals are being forced to reuse N95 respirator masks as many as 20 times. That is far beyond the maximum of five times recommended by the federal Centers for Disease Control. Associated Press...

 2020-12-02 15:44 

Medscape

How COVID-19 Highlights the Uncertainty of Medical Testing...

For many clinicians, the pandemic has forced difficult conversations about the limits of medical tests. It has also revealed the catastrophic harms of failing to recognize those limits. Kaiser Health News...

 2020-12-02 15:40 

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Which Antidiabetic Drug Class is Most Renoprotective?...

In a clash of the antidiabetic drug titans, which class demonstrates the most renoprotection? Medscape Nephrology...

 2020-12-02 14:46 

Medscape

Noninvasive, Low Cost CGM for Type 2 Diabetes Coming in US and EU...

Neumara Medical's SugarBEAT device plus digital coaching aims to reverse, or at least better manage, type 2 diabetes and should be available soon in the US and Europe. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 11:43 

Medscape

New AHA Scientific Statement on Menopause and CVD Risk...

An AHA scientific statement aims to raise awareness of healthcare providers and women about the menopause transition as a time of increasing heart disease risk. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 02:13 

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ACIP: Health Workers, Long-term Care Residents First for Vaccine...

The recommendation from the CDC's vaccine advisory committee aims to preserve healthcare capacity and reduce illness and death among the most vulnerable. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-02 00:00 

Medscape

Celebrity Doctor Chastised After Maskless Boat Party Photo...

Mikhail Varshavski, aka "Dr Mike," apologized after he was seen without a mask amid partiers on a crowded boat deck. Then a nurse bragged about going maskless. Should providers be held to a higher standard? Medscape Medical News...

 2020-12-01 22:07 

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Workers Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 Can Remain as 'Last Resort'...

The agency narrowed its recommendations for when asymptomatic healthcare providers and other essential workers believed to be exposed to SARS-CoV-2 can remain on the job. Medscape Medical News...

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