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 2022-07-06 09:05 

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3 Things to Know Today...

The top 3 things you should know to start your day. 3 Things to Know Today...

 2022-07-06 00:05 

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Monkeypox Mutating Faster Than Expected...

An analysis of 15 viral genomes suggests the virus may have undergone "accelerated evolution," the study authors say, mutating up to 12 times more quickly than predicted. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-05 22:30 

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Doctors Still Overprescribing Fluoroquinolones Despite Risks...

Since the 1980s, more than 60,000 patients have reported hundreds of thousands of serious events linked to fluoroquinolones to the FDA, including 6575 reports of deaths. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 21:31 

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Can Bone Density Scans Help Predict Dementia Risk?...

Lateral spine imaging to detect abdominal aortic calcification during bone density scanning may identify older women at high risk for dementia, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-05 21:08 

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'It's an ADC World': New Breast Cancer Data From ASCO 2022...

Drs Kathy Miller and Harold Burstein discuss new breast cancer data presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-07-05 21:05 

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Judge Rules in Favor of 3 Drug Distributors in Opioid Lawsuit...

Cabell County and the city of Huntington, West Virginia, filed the lawsuit against AmerisourceBergen Drug Co, Cardinal Health Inc, and McKesson Corp. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 20:23 

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Google to Delete Location History for Abortion Clinic Visits...

"Today, we're announcing that if our systems identify that someone has visited one of these places, we will delete these entries from Location History soon after they visit." WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 19:56 

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How Pfizer Won the Pandemic, Reaping Outsize Profit and Influence...

The drugmaker has the bestselling vaccine to prevent COVID and the most effective drug to treat it. Its success has overshadowed the government's COVID-fighting strategy. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-07-05 19:27 

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Listeria Outbreak Tied to Florida Leaves 1 Dead, 23 Sickened...

The affected people got sick from January 2021 to June 12 of this year, the CDC said, and 'most of the sick people in this outbreak live in or traveled to Florida about a month before they got sick.' WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 19:22 

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CDC Recommends 6 Washington Counties Should Wear Masks Again...

The counties range from Pacific County's 418 cases per 100,000 people to Spokane County's 207 cases per 100,000 people. Associated Press...

 2022-07-05 18:40 

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How Abortion Rules Affect Prenatal Genetic Screening...

For families learning their child will be born with a debilitating condition, new legal issues create additional trauma. Undark...

 2022-07-05 17:11 

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After Abortion Ruling, Clinic Staff Grapple With Trauma...

Peering into each darkened room at West Virginia's only abortion clinic, the chief nurse wondered whether she would ever treat patients here for abortion care again. Associated Press...

 2022-07-05 17:08 

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Scientists Find Brain Mechanism Behind Age-Related Memory Loss...

Discovery could lead to new dementia treatments or even help prevent the loss of thinking skills in the first place, Johns Hopkins researchers say. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 16:51 

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US to Spend $3.2 Billion on More Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines...

The federal government is planning for a potential rise in COVID-19 cases this fall and is setting aside $3.2 billion for 105 million doses of Pfizer's vaccine. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 16:50 

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Clarence Thomas Makes Disputed Claim About COVID Vaccines...

"They object on religious grounds to all available COVID-19 vaccines because they were developed using cell lines derived from aborted children." WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 16:37 

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Skin Reactions After COVID-19 Vaccination Have Six Patterns...

The available COVID-19 vaccines entail different levels of risk for skin reactions. Women and young people are most likely to have these reactions. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-05 16:29 

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Two Omicron Subvariants Drive Summer Infections...

These variants now make up 52.3% of infections, with BA.5 accounting for 36.6% of new cases and BA.4 accounting for 15.7% of new cases, according to the latest CDC data. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 16:00 

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Is a Single Dose of HPV Vaccine Enough?...

An Indian study suggests that a single-dose regimen provides protection that is comparable to that resulting from a two-dose regimen. Its methodological limitations must be considered, however. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-05 15:37 

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SCOTUS Opinion Leak Caused Spike in Search for Abortion...

Word that the US Supreme Court was on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade led to a dramatic spike in web searches for abortion medications, a new study shows. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-05 14:44 

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Items From Famous Surgeries or Injuries as Memorabilia...

Prof Art Caplan discusses a movement toward a marketplace for medical memorabilia. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-07-05 14:30 

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Monkeypox Case Count Reaches 300 in Canada...

The federal government is working closely with the provinces to ensure that vaccinations to prevent the spread of monkeypox are being administered, particularly in high-risk groups. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-05 13:09 

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What Makes an Enjoyable Medical Job?...

A pediatric nurse practitioner reflects on the different things that make working in medicine enjoyable. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-07-05 13:03 

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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer: An Overview...

The discordant findings from observational studies and randomized clinical trials affect doctors' decisions concerning hormone therapy for menopausal women. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 22:12 

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PTSD May Accelerate Cognitive Decline Over Time...

Posttraumatic stress disorder is not only psychologically debilitating; new research suggests it is also associated with a two-folder faster decline in cognition over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 20:54 

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Are Social Networks Threatening Adolescents' Mental Health?...

Social media can enhance the tendency to compare oneself to others, potentially decreasing self-esteem. But the networks' anonymity can also encourage people to express their feelings and seek help. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 15:49 

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CBT May Improve Comorbid Posttraumatic Headache, PTSD...

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for headache may improve both headache-related disability and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 15:14 

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Opioid-Related Deaths Reach Record High in Canada...

In addition to providing access to treatment and harm-reduction measures, officials stress the need to address root causes and broader conditions to prevent substance-related harms from occurring. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 15:09 

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New Biomarker Data Add to Concerns Over REDUCE-IT Trial...

The findings reignite concerns that the benefit shown with icosapent ethyl might have been related to harms caused by the placebo mineral oil. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 14:48 

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Time to Put Elle Woods on the Supreme Court?...

The overturning of Roe v Wade has enormous implications for how the legal system treats women, according to Judge Rosemarie Aquilina. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2022-07-01 14:47 

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Playing Doctors: Inside the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic...

The Musicians' Clinic has been keeping the city's essential arts scene on stage for more than two decades. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-01 12:41 

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Infographic: PAs Like Their Career Choice and Would Make It Again...

Job satisfaction is not a problem with physician assistants. PAs overwhelmingly say they are glad for their career choice, and if they had the chance, most would make it again. Medscape...

 2022-07-01 12:34 

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'Not Their Fault': Obesity Warrants Long-term Management...

Dr Ania Jastreboff discusses obesity as a chronic disease and the need for long-term management. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-07-01 12:22 

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Stop Calling Nurses Superheroes...

Chronic understaffing and impossible demands make bedside nursing untenable. Hospitals need to recognize this, or risk losing even more of their dwindling workforce. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-07-01 12:12 

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Roe v Wade Reversal is Our Opportunity to Address the Issues...

The SCOTUS Roe v Wade decision compels physicians on both sides of the debate to join a national conversation to bring about solutions to the complex problems around abortion. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-07-01 10:48 

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Busy Weekend Ahead for EDs...

The top 3 things you should know to start your day. 3 Things to Know Today...

 2022-06-30 22:04 

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For the Fourth of July, a Neuroscientist Reflects on Patriotism...

As America celebrates its birthday, neuroscientist Michael Merzenich examines the brain science behind patriotism. Medscape Neurology...

 2022-06-30 21:54 

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Biden Calls for Filibuster 'Exception' for Abortion Rights...

President Joe Biden has doubled down on his insistence that the protections provided by Roe v. Wade should be federal law. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 20:48 

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Industry-Sponsored Cost-Effectiveness Studies Often Biased...

Studies with independent funding could provide payers with more ability to negotiate lower prices, particularly among countries that rely on these analyses for policymaking. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-30 20:46 

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High Court Rejects COVID-19 Shot Mandate Case From New York...

The court's action follows a decision in December in which the justices declined an emergency request to halt the requirement that does not offer an exemption for religious beliefs. Associated Press...

 2022-06-30 20:28 

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Pfizer Plans a Vaccine to Target All Coronaviruses...

"I applaud the sentiment that is long overdue," said Eric Topol, MD. "It is crucial that we get ahead of the virus, and the best way is to develop pan-betacoronavirus vaccines that are variant-proof." WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 20:22 

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Headed Back to the Water? Keep Swim Safety in Mind...

Six-year-old Grant Brown was not a strong swimmer. His mother told counselors that when she dropped him off on his first day at a North Carolina day camp. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 20:07 

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Abortion Opponents Don't Want Patients Crossing State Lines...

"Just because you jump across a state line doesn't mean your home state doesn't have jurisdiction." WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 19:55 

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Fauci Says He Had Paxlovid Rebound, Worse Symptoms...

The symptoms that he had after he completed the treatment were more severe than those he had at first from the coronavirus. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 19:49 

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Fireworks-Related Injuries Up 25% Over Last 15 Years: CPSC...

The commission said in the report released on Wednesday that fireworks-related injuries have seen a 'significant upward trend' over the past 15 years, increasing by 25% since 2006. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 19:45 

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Genetic 'Taste Score' Could Help Us Eat Well, Reduce Disease Risk...

Tufts University researchers say new findings could advance personalized nutrition, improving diet and reducing the risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 18:59 

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Vasectomy Requests Increase After Roe Ruling...

"It was very, very noticeable Friday, and then the number that came in over the weekend was huge, and the number that is still coming in far exceeds what we have experienced in the past." WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-30 18:29 

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Vaccines for New COVID Variants Might Come Too Late...

The virus is evolving faster than vaccines are being developed. But a booster in the fall with the adapted vaccine could benefit people who do not have a high level of antibodies, said one expert. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-30 18:18 

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Specific Genetic Mutations Predict Parkinson's Disease Survival...

The type of genetic mutations patients with Parkinson's disease carry can affect survival time, new research suggests. Experts add the data will be useful for future drug development trials. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-30 16:17 

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What Are the Benefits of a Fourth Vaccination Against COVID?...

Immunity against new Omicron variants is getting weaker and weaker. Is another vaccination with the available vaccines worth it? Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-30 16:15 

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Medication Use and Diagnostic Updates in Geriatric Care...

An expert provides perspective on the most discussed topics at the 2022 American Geriatrics Society annual scientific meeting. Medscape Internal Medicine...

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