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 2021-12-01 21:57 

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The Hidden Cost of Prostatectomy: Patient Regret...

Men with localized prostate cancer who opt for surgery instead of surveillance are more than twice as likely to regret their decision. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 21:02 

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Majority of Patients Prefer In-Person Visits to Telehealth: Survey...

But two thirds of respondents are willing to do at least some video visits, and most people with telehealth experience would do it again. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 20:55 

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Severe COVID-19 Doubles Risk of Dying in Following Year: Study...

Serious coronavirus infections may significantly damage long-term health and lead to major life-threatening issues later. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 20:42 

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Supreme Court Receptive to Case That Could Overturn Roe v Wade...

The justices heard from lawyers arguing for and against a 2018 Mississippi law that, with few exceptions, bans abortion after 15 weeks, claiming that a fetus is viable outside the womb at that age. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 20:29 

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Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors Blocked in Three States...

The preliminary injunction issued by US District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove stops the mandate from taking effect in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio. Associated Press...

 2021-12-01 20:23 

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S. Afr Doc: No Complications for Vaccinated Patients With Omicron...

A South African doctor treating patients who tested positive for the Omicron variant said Tuesday that vaccinated people don't appear to have complications so far. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 20:17 

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CDC to Tighten COVID-19 Testing Rules for Travelers to US...

The move is intended to detect and slow the spread of the new Omicron variant, which has been found in 20 countries around the world. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 20:03 

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Children and COVID: New Cases, Vaccinations Both Decline...

New cases of COVID-19 were down in children during the week leading up to Thanksgiving, but not by as much as vaccinations, which dropped by 71% in the days before and after the holiday. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 19:55 

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Bones or No Bones? Psychiatrists on Why We Love Noodle the Pug...

For many of us, our morning rituals feature a new component: Noodle, a rescue pug who predicts what kind of day it will be. Two psychiatrists explore why this tradition resonates so fondly among viewers. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 19:46 

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Stress in Utero: COVID Chaos and Babies' Future Health...

The impact of unusually high in-utero stress might persist for decades in some U.S. babies born during the pandemic. Undark...

 2021-12-01 19:32 

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First Omicron Variant Case Identified in US...

The first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in the United States was confirmed by officials today in an individual in California who had recently traveled to South Africa. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 19:21 

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Abortion Rights at Stake in Historic Supreme Court Arguments...

The stakes for the fate of the Roe v. Wade decision have never been greater as the most conservative court of the past 40 years weighs whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks. Associated Press...

 2021-12-01 19:09 

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Be Cautious With HBV Drug Withdrawal...

More than half of chronic hepatitis B e antigennegative patients who withdraw from nucleoside or nucleotide analogue therapy experienced relapse within 4 years. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 18:55 

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For Older Adults, Smelling the Roses May Be More Difficult...

The loss of smell is a common issue for many seniors and is often overlooked. Yet it can have serious consequences. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-12-01 18:39 

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Novel Agent May Be Game-Changer in Rare Genetic Disease...

Patients with von Hippel-Lindau face a high risk of renal cell carcinoma and other cancers, which often require multiple surgeries. A new drug may change the course of the disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 17:31 

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Booster Counteracts Waning Immunity of Initial Pfizer Doses...

A large study shows that the chances of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the first 2 months after the Pfizer booster drop an estimated 86% compared with having only the two primary shots. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 16:16 

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Adjuvant Atezo in Stage II/IIIA Lung Cancer: A New Standard?...

Dr Mark Kris discusses a recent trial demonstrating improved disease-free survival for patients with resected stage II to IIIA, PD-L1-positive lung cancer treated with atezolizumab following cisplatin-based chemotherapy. Medscape Oncology...

 2021-12-01 16:11 

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Last Month in Neurology Research: Some Ups, Some Downs...

Dr Christoph Diener highlights five recently published studies, most of which failed to show a benefit to various interventions. Medscape Neurology...

 2021-12-01 16:11 

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Does Vitamin D Have a Role in Cancer, CVD, and COVID?...

Drs Pam Taub, JoAnn Manson, and Michael Holick discuss vitamin D and the importance of maintaining sufficient levels for overall health. American College of Cardiology & Medscape...

 2021-12-01 16:00 

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'Top' Surgery for Trans Youth: Advance or Dangerous Medicine?...

Doctor uses historical examples of questionable medical interventions to draw parallels with gender-affirming, so-called masculinizing chest surgery performed on many transgender youth today. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-12-01 14:17 

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US Steps Up Airport Screening for Omicron Cases...

The federal government has increased surveillance at four international airports in the United States to detect cases of the Omicron variant that might be brought into the country by international travelers. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 14:04 

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Man Who Bought Lamborghini With COVID Aid Sentenced to Prison...

Lee Price III, 30, of Houston applied for $2.6 million in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program and actually received $1.6 million. WebMD Health News...

 2021-12-01 14:00 

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How to Balance Family Life as an Ob/Gyn...

How the role of an ob hospitalist integrates caring for obstetric patients while also caring for one's family. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-12-01 11:43 

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Can Aspirin Prolong Survival in Patients With NSCLC?...

A new study shows that people with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer who took the cheap painkiller survived longer, but questions linger. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 23:37 

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FDA Panel Backs First Pill for COVID-19 by a Small Margin...

Although some panel members backed the drug for emergency use, there were still a lot of concerns because of a lack of safety and efficacy data. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 22:15 

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Fauci: Omicron 'Very Different From Other Variants'...

An abundance of mutations make the new variant very unpredictable, but booster shots may still offer effective "cross-protection," Fauci said. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 21:27 

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Sickle Cell Raises Risk for Stillbirth...

Sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease may be associated with an increased risk for stillbirth, research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 20:21 

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Wearable Fitness Trackers Could Detect COVID Before You Do...

Scientists designed an algorithm that detected 4 out of 5 infections in a new study. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 20:07 

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Omicron Variant Present in Europe a Week Ago: Dutch Officials...

Two people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the Netherlands more than a week ago were infected with the Omicron variant. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 19:53 

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Moderna Warns of Material Drop in Vaccine Efficacy Against Omicron...

"I think it's going to be a material drop. I just don't know how much, because we need to wait for the data." WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 19:42 

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Pfizer Plans to Seek Booster Approval for 16- and 17-Year-Olds...

The FDA could authorize the extra dose within a week. If approved, the additional shot would be the first booster approved for those under age 18. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 19:15 

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CDC: All US Adults Should Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot...

The CDC strengthened its recommendation for COVID-19 booster shots, saying that all American adults 'should' get an extra shot as the new Omicron variant spreads around the world. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 18:05 

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Single-Dose HPV Vaccination Highly Effective...

Only 15% of girls globally are vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), but single-dose vaccination could pave the way for much better infection control, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 17:26 

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We Physicians Must Pull Together as a Knowledge Community...

A new commentary is calling for clinicians to come together and notes that "kindness and respect for patients starts with kindness and respect for one another as colleagues." Medscape Psychiatry...

 2021-11-30 17:02 

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A Pandemic Page-Turner...

Then something started to percolate in Wuhan, and we thought, "Maybe this will end up in the book." We had no idea it was going to become a global pandemic. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 16:41 

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Microbleeds, Age Contribute to ARIA Risk With Aducanumab...

Amyloid-related imaging abnormalities occurred in about 40% of participants in the phase 3 aducanumab studies and roughly one fourth of these experienced symptoms. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 16:29 

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Congress OKs Expansive New Maternal Care Program...

It's called the Momnibus -- the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 (HR 959) -- with 12 bills addressing 'every dimension of the maternal health crisis in America.' Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 15:51 

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Journal Retracts Three Papers Because of Misconduct...

A psychiatry journal has retracted two papers on COVID-19 and mental health, and a third on racism, after concluding that an author on the articles rigged the peer-review process. Retraction Watch...

 2021-11-30 15:46 

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LA Begins Enforcing Strict Mandate Requiring Proof of Vaccination...

Enforcement began Monday in Los Angeles for one of the strictest vaccine mandates in the country. Associated Press...

 2021-11-30 15:30 

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Governor, NYC Health Commissioner Recommend Masks Indoors...

Gov. Kathy Hochul said the state won't be "defenseless"; if everyone wears masks indoors, gets vaccinated, gets tested, washes their hands, and stays home when sick. Associated Press...

 2021-11-30 15:04 

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Novel Plasma Gas-Based Strategy Kills Resistant Bacteria...

The antibiotic-free formulation shows potential as a targeted treatment for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, as well as a potential therapy for SARS-CoV-2. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 14:35 

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The Best Liver Tests in Primary Care...

The Curbsiders share pearls from an expert hepatologist on which tests to order during first-round testing for a patient with a possible liver injury or disorder. The Curbsiders...

 2021-11-30 14:25 

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ECG Challenge: In the ED With Palpitations, Shortness of Breath...

A 67-year-old with controlled hypertension and heart valve disease visits the ED with intermittent palpitations and trouble breathing. What's going on? theheart.org on Medscape...

 2021-11-30 14:00 

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The Rittenhouse Case And Privilege in Healthcare...

The healthcare system, like the legal system, often fails communities of color. A cardiologist dares to hope for meaningful change despite the fact this failure is a feature, not a bug. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-11-30 13:57 

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Merriam-Webster Names 'Vaccine' Word of the Year...

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated our lives and our vocabulary in 2021. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-30 01:48 

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Pandemic Lockdowns, Cleaner Air Tied to Reduced MIs...

The natural experiment of COVID-19 lockdown suggests that reducing ambient air pollution can reduce risk for the most severe type of MI, researchers say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-30 00:21 

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Prehospital Copeptin Test Helps to Quickly Rule Out MI...

Measurement of the biomarker copeptin in the ambulance may allow medics to quickly rule out myocardial infarction in patients with chest pain, randomized results of the AROMI trial suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-11-29 22:56 

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What We Know -- and Don't Know -- About the Omicron COVID Variant...

Health experts break down what we know -- and don't yet know -- about the newly discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-29 22:04 

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Merck's COVID-19 Pill May Be Less Effective Than First Hoped...

Merck's antiviral pill for COVID-19, molnupiravir, appears to be far less effective than early results from the clinical trial first suggested. WebMD Health News...

 2021-11-29 20:32 

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Omicron: What the Data Really Show...

Dr F Perry Wilson summarizes the hard facts about the latest SARS CoV-2 variant, Omicron— transmissibility, pathogenicity, and immune escape potential. Medscape...

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