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 2022-05-18 18:37 

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Diabetic Retinopathy Risk, Severity Show Socioeconomic Links...

Low income and type of health insurance was associated with an increased prevalence of medical risk factors for diabetic retinopathy as well as the risk for vision-threatening disease. First Look...

 2022-05-18 18:30 

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Children and COVID: New Cases Up by 50%...

The new-case count was over 93,000 for the week of May 612, compared with 62,000 the previous week. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-18 17:58 

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Death Toll on US Roads Rose to Almost 43,000 in 2021...

The death toll jumped 10.5% from 2020 as Americans returned to driving after COVID-19 pandemic quarantine and isolation. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-18 17:56 

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Medical Error Shouldn't Be a Criminal Act: Here's What's Better...

Bioethicist Art Caplan discusses the implications of the RaDonda Vaught case, and calls for an organization that can investigate incidents and recommend changes to prevent them in the future. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-05-18 17:11 

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A1c, Blood Pressure Fluctuations Predict Fracture Risk...

Dr Plotzker reviews new studies linking glycemic control and blood pressure variations to fractures in older populations. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-05-18 17:03 

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Skin Testing May Help Detect Movement Disorders...

Drs Andrew Wilner and Christopher Gibbons discuss recent data on alpha-synuclein in the context of synucleinopathies presented at the 2022 American Academy of Neurology meeting. Medscape Neurology...

 2022-05-18 16:50 

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Biotin: Good for Hair and Nails, Bad for Thyroid Lab Tests...

New study supports prior finding that about 7% of the population uses products containing biotin in doses high enough to interfere with many laboratory tests, including those of thyroid function. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-18 16:08 

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Long COVID Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Seniors...

Millions of older adults are grappling with long COVID, yet the impact on them has received little attention. Research suggests seniors are more likely to develop the poorly understood condition. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-18 15:38 

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Omicron Breakthrough Cases Boost Protection, Studies Say...

The vaccinated people who had a breakthrough case of Omicron produced antibodies that helped protect against coronavirus variants. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-18 15:18 

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Youth Mental Health Hospitalization Rates Rose in 2020...

Girls accounted for a greater proportion of hospitalizations than boys, and girls were more than twice as likely to be prescribed mood and anxiety medication than boys. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-18 14:49 

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What We Know About Shuttered Baby Formula Plant...

And even bigger questions remain unanswered, including what caused the contamination and whether U.S. regulators could have alleviated the current formula shortage by stepping in sooner. Associated Press...

 2022-05-18 14:32 

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How Better Ventilation Can Help 'COVID-Proof' Your Home...

Is someone at home sick with COVID-19? One simple but effective strategy for keeping the virus from spreading is to make your indoor air as much like the outdoors' as possible. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-18 14:14 

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Two More Bills Targeting COVID Rules Head to AZ Gov. Ducey's Desk...

Tuesday's state Senate votes were the latest moves by GOP lawmakers to limit what they have called government overreach. Associated Press...

 2022-05-18 14:12 

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One Million COVID Cases a Day? We're Already There...

Perry Wilson explains why we are way, way underestimating the number of COVID cases in this country. Medscape...

 2022-05-18 13:45 

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How to Move From Defensive to 'I Have This!'...

An experienced nurse provides scenarios in which effective communication avoids confrontation and frustration despite an overwhelming workload. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-18 13:00 

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What We Must Do to Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors...

Disruption and innovation fuel healthcare progress today, but something is severely wrong. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-05-17 20:50 

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Updated AHA/ASA Guideline Changes Care for Spontaneous ICH...

Several "standard care" therapies for ICH are not as effective as once thought and are no longer recommended in updated guidelines. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 20:14 

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Now Is the Time to Head Off Summer COVID Surge: New Orleans...

Case counts average 155 a day, five times higher than a month ago, and wastewater tests show increased coronavirus concentrations in both residential and tourist areas. Associated Press...

 2022-05-17 19:42 

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Heart Hospital Pays $1.1 Million in False Claims Settlement...

The DOJ launched an investigation after Oklahoma Heart Hospital South self-disclosed Medicare billing irregularities related to intensive cardiac rehabilitation services provided to beneficiaries. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 19:25 

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Combating Stress and Tackling Cortisol...

With increasing stressors, controlling the stress hormone cortisol is more vital than before. Dr Guttenberg offers insight into the body's response to stress and tips on how to combat it. Endocrine Society...

 2022-05-17 19:00 

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US Tops 1M COVID Deaths: 'History Should Judge Us Harshly'...

Flags are being flown at half mast, case numbers are rising again, and the United States reaches a once unimaginable and grim milestone. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 18:36 

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Does COVID-19 Raise the Risk for Diabetes?...

Is COVID-19 responsible for new-onset diabetes? Or are COVID infections bringing to light previously undiagnosed cases? Dr Anne Peters reviews recent studies around COVID and diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-05-17 18:33 

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New Law Bans Infant Sleep Products Linked to 200 Deaths...

President Joe Biden signed legislation that prohibits the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers or inclined sleepers for infants, due to the risk of suffocation. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-17 18:25 

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Americans Can Order Another Round of Free COVID Tests...

During this round, the US Postal Service will deliver eight rapid antigen tests to any household in the US for free. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-17 18:15 

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US to Extend COVID Public Health Emergency...

Federal health officials will extend the COVID-19 public health emergency past mid-July, which will continue pandemic-era policies as coronavirus cases increase again. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-17 18:05 

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Keeping Thyroid Hormone Treatment On Target Is Key for the Heart...

'Both undertreatment and overtreatment were associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes,' including higher mortality, but keeping thyroid hormone levels normal is a tricky task, researchers admit. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 17:28 

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Hospitals Call for More Choice Than Pricey Blood Treatment Method...

The nation's largest supplier of platelets is moving to a method it says is easier for hospitals, but one that sharply raises costs, leading some centers to demand more options. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-17 17:10 

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New US Hospitals Face Fiscal Crisis Over COVID Relief Money...

Three US medical centers say they are missing out on federal pandemic relief money because the facilities are so new they lack full financial statements from before the crisis to prove how much it cost them. Associated Press...

 2022-05-17 16:54 

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Poisoned at Work: A Detective Story for Nephrologists...

A patient with kidney disease of unknown origin had mostly unremarkable findings. It was only when he mentioned having noticed white powder on his lunch that a diagnosis became clearer. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 16:49 

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US Allows More Baby Formula Imports to Fight Shortage...

'The FDA expects measures and steps it's taking with infant formula manufacturers will mean more and more supply is on the way or on store shelves moving forward,' said FDA commissioner Robert Califf. Associated Press...

 2022-05-17 15:58 

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Tragic End to a Fairytale: The Case I Wish I Could Rewrite...

A patient of mine who had Parkinson's disease and depression called me at home. She needed a next-day appointment. I made her one. But I wish that I'd done more. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2022-05-17 15:44 

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Chronic Conditions Linked With Higher Risk for Fatal Drowning...

A retrospective analysis indicates a need for extra vigilance among patients with a seizure disorder or other chronic condition, even when they are in familiar places, researchers say. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 13:55 

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Student Loan Forgiveness Plans Exclude Physicians...

President Biden's administration is zeroing in on a plan for student loan forgiveness in the lead-up to the midterm elections. Why aren't doctors being included? Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-17 13:43 

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Smoking Cessation Drug Side Effects Aren't as Bad as You Think...

There are many reasons why patients don't get smoking cessation counseling, but fear of drug side effects shouldn't be one, writes Chris Labos, MD. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-17 13:04 

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Risk Factors for COVID Death Studied in U.K. Arthritis Patients...

Shielding status was the highest ranked of all the risk factors identified for early mortality from COVID-19. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-17 00:01 

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Most COVID-19 Survivors Return to Work Within 2 Years...

Survivors report more symptoms than controls, but overall symptom burden decreased over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 22:32 

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Our Brains Learn From Mistakes and Can Track Performance...

Our ability to try new things and learn from successes and failures depends a lot on cells in the brain's frontal lobe behind the forehead, report researchers who learned more from new lab tests. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-16 20:52 

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A GI Doc's Help Can Be Crucial for Pregnant Women With IBD...

Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face several concerns related to their reproductive health decisions, from contraception to pregnancy to delivery. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-16 20:35 

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Low Butyrylcholinesterase: A Possible Biomarker of SIDS Risk?...

A previously unidentified cholinergic deficit may be present at birth in babies at risk for sudden infant death syndrome, according to researchers. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 18:59 

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Should You Get a Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster?...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses the latest guidelines and recommendations on getting your second COVID-19 vaccine booster. WebMD...

 2022-05-16 18:46 

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Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Increased Thrombosis Risk...

Greater knowledge about the risk is needed among healthcare practitioners and patients, particularly regarding primary and secondary prevention of thrombosis, according to researchers. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 18:37 

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Bupivacaine Following Mohs Surgery Reduces Opioid Use...

Patients report lower pain and opioid use with a single injection of the local anesthetic compared with placebo. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 17:33 

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North Korea Reports More COVID-19 Deaths...

State media also reported another 296,180 infections, adding up to a total of 820,620 in recent weeks. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-16 17:26 

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The COVID Testing Company That Missed 96% of Cases...

Officials across Nevada signed agreements with Northshore Clinical Labs, a COVID testing laboratory run by men with local political connections. There was only one problem: Its tests didn't work. ProPublica...

 2022-05-16 17:02 

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Millions of Federal Dollars Available to Tackle COVID Health Gaps...

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded states and local health departments $2.25 billion to help people of color and other populations at higher risk from COVID. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-16 16:50 

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US 'Vulnerable' to COVID Without New Shots, White House Says...

Booster doses will be necessary for most people as immune protection wanes and the virus adapts to become more contagious. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-16 16:31 

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Tuberculosis: The Disease That Changed World History...

Scientific discoveries have greatly improved the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of TB. Yet efforts to eradicate the disease appear to have taken a step backward. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 16:02 

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Vaccines Reduced COVID in Quebec's Long-Term Care Facilities...

Vaccinating residents and healthcare workers, in addition to preventive public health measures, led to lower rates of infection, hospitalization, and death. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 15:17 

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Abaloparatide Works in 'Ignored Population': Men With Osteoporosis...

Study finds increased bone mineral density from baseline to 1 year in men with osteoporosis, an 'ignored population.' Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-16 15:05 

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Baby Formula Shortage Fueling Spike in Milk Bank Interest...

It's a pathway that won't work for every formula-fed baby, especially those with special dietary needs. Associated Press...

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