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 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Shout It From the Rooftops: Undetectable = Untransmittable!...

A not-so-secret fact about HIV and how physicians can make sure their patients know about it. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Religious Exemptions Should Not Go Unchallenged...

Don't let religious exemption be an easy hall pass to avoid vaccination. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-07 20:11 

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Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for COVID-19 Hoax on Facebook...

A Texas man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Monday for perpetrating a hoax related to COVID-19 last year. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 20:01 

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Patient Gifts Cakes Every Year to Doctor Who Saved His Life...

For the past 15 years, a Rhode Island man has delivered cakes with messages of appreciation to the cardiovascular surgeon who operated on him, thanking him for another year of life. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 19:58 

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Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize COVID Vaccine for Kids Aged 5 to 11...

The vaccine manufacturer formally requested the agency toe expand emergency use authorization to younger children. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 19:19 

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Good News for MS Diagnosis, Prognosis...

Twenty-five year data show a positive shift towards earlier diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis and improved prognosis over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 19:09 

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Cement Found in Man's Heart After Spinal Surgery...

The 56-year-old man, who was not identified in the report, went to the emergency department after experiencing 2 days of chest pain and shortness of breath. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 18:48 

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Judge Orders Texas to Suspend New Law Banning Most Abortions...

The order Wednesday by US District Judge Robert Pitman is the first legal blow to the Texas law known as Senate Bill 8. Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 18:33 

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White House Report Touts Success of New Vaccine Requirements...

A new report from the Biden administration shows that enforced mandates implemented around the US are increasing vaccination rates, but not without some problems and some pushback. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 18:17 

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Steroid a Promising Short-Term Option for Major Depression?...

Phase 3 trial results suggest the neuroactive steroid zuranolone may hold promise as a short-term treatment option for patients with major depression. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 18:06 

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Kaiser Permanente Suspends 2200 Unvaccinated Employees...

The employees have until December 1 to get vaccinated to be able to return to work; those who choose not to will be terminated. Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 17:56 

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Adding New Hypertensive May Be More Potent Than Upping Doses...

The findings are consistent with a strategy of targeting several concurrent mechanisms to counteract hypertension, the authors say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 17:50 

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More Than 120,000 US Kids Had Caregivers Die During Pandemic...

"These findings really highlight those children who have been left most vulnerable by the pandemic, and where additional resources should be directed." Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 17:36 

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Constipation Med Boosts Cognitive Performance in Mental Illness...

For patients with mental illness, cognitive impairment appears to improve with the constipation drug prucalopride. The drug boosts recall as well as activity in related brain areas, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 15:58 

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The Return of Metastatic Prostate Cancer...

Henry Rosevear, MD, explores why we're seeing a rise in the incidence of metastatic prostate cancer Medscape Oncology...

 2021-10-07 15:42 

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New STI Guidelines: Herpes, Bacterial Vaginosis, and Trichomoniasis...

Dr Neil Skolnik highlights key changes in recommendations for three common sexually transmitted infections. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2021-10-07 15:37 

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Dr. Topol Provides Answers About Boosters, Vaccination for Kids, and Antiviral Treatments...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses questions about boosters, vaccination for kids, and antiviral treatments with Eric Topol, MD, Executive VP of Scripps Research and Editor-in-Chief of Medscape. WebMD...

 2021-10-07 14:20 

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Interferon Treatment in COVID-19 Linked to Thyroid Changes...

With COVID-19 increasingly linked to thyroid effects, new research points to a potential role of COVID treatment. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 14:15 

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Treatment Considerations for Pregnant Women With COVID-19...

Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses the available treatments for COVID-19 in the context of recent data, focusing on safety for pregnant women. Medscape Infectious Diseases...

 2021-10-07 13:52 

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Massive Study Shows Impact of Colorectal Cancer Screening...

David Kerr discusses a study of 3.1 million Europeans that illustrates the impact of national screening programs on colorectal cancer incidence, burden, and mortality. Medscape Oncology...

 2021-10-07 13:45 

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Four People With Cough and Dyspnea After Attending a Baseball Game...

Four patients present to an emergency department with cough, dyspnea, fever, and other symptoms on the same afternoon. What's your diagnosis? CDC Expert Commentary...

 2021-10-07 13:09 

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Psychiatrists Shift Stance on Gender Dysphoria, Recommend Therapy...

New position statement from psychiatrists in Australian and New Zealand emphasizes crucial role of a mental health evaluation in people with gender dysphoria, especially among adolescents. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 00:00 

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Lower BP Tied to Lower CVD Risk in Hypertension With LVH...

In a cohort study of Korean adults with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, lower blood pressure (SBP...

 2021-10-06 22:28 

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Merck's New COVID Pill: 'Game-Changer' or Just One More Tool?...

Promising results from an interim trial of a new pill to treat COVID is causing excitement, but experts still have some questions. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 22:05 

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US Spends $1 Billion to Make More Home COVID Tests Available...

Finding an at-home COVID test has been impossible for many, but that search will soon get easier thanks to the FDA authorization of a new at-home test and that the federal government will spend another $1 billion to speed up production of the tests. WebMD...

 2021-10-06 21:10 

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Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch...

Scientists have been experimenting with microneedle patches to painlessly deliver a vaccine into the outermost layer of the skin with dozens of extremely tiny needles coated in the vaccine solution. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-06 20:24 

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Los Angeles OKs One of Strictest US Vaccination Mandates...

The mandate is sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms, or even an LA Lakers basketball game. Associated Press...

 2021-10-06 20:09 

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Children and COVID: Decline of Summer Surge Continues...

New cases in children dropped for the fourth consecutive week, data from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association show. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 20:05 

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The PA Name Change: What Do PAs Think?...

PA professionals, from educators to specialty practitioners, share their views on the AAPA resolution changing the name "physician assistant" to "physician associate." Most favored the move. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2021-10-06 20:03 

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Colorado Health System Denies Transplants to Unvaccinated Patients...

UCHealth cited studies that show unvaccinated transplant patients are more likely to die if they contract the coronavirus. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-06 18:24 

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How One District's First 4 Weeks of School Went Bad...

In their own words, parents, faculty, and a student chronicle the beginning of the school year in Georgia's Cobb County, where leadership loosened COVID-19 protocols and a wave of children were infected. ProPublica...

 2021-10-06 17:14 

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Cut Risedronate Drug Holiday to Under 2 Years in Older Patients...

Risedronate confers less hip fracture protection than alendronate during drug holidays beyond 2 years, so a 2- to 3-year drug holiday for risedronate is likely too long. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 17:05 

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Florida Woman Got $3.4M COVID Grant She Never Applied For...

A Florida gas station employee said she's listed as receiving a $3.4 million COVID relief check that she never applied for and never received. Associated Press...

 2021-10-06 16:22 

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Mu Variant Now Seems Less of a Threat: What Happened?...

Four experts explain why the Mu variant of SARS-CoV-2 -- considered by some a potential candidate to overtake the Delta variant in late summer -- now appears to be less of a threat. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 16:18 

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What a Standard Candle Reveals: Inequity in COVID Outcomes...

Striking disparities in excess death rates during the pandemic can't be blamed on the virus. Medscape...

 2021-10-06 16:17 

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To Study Zika, They Offered Their Kids. Then They Were Forgotten....

"It's like we were lab rats. They come in nicely, collect information, collect exams on the child, and in the end we don't know of any results." Undark...

 2021-10-06 15:28 

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Opponents of Texas Ban on Most Abortions Expand Challenges...

Opponents of a new Texas ban on most abortions filed a lawsuit in Illinois on Tuesday after weeks of being thwarted by courts elsewhere. Associated Press...

 2021-10-06 15:22 

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Major Insurers Running Billions of Dollars Behind on Payments...

Patients are caught in the middle as insurers clamp down on paying for treatments or force prior authorizations for care. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-10-06 14:26 

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GI Cancer and Obesity: Fighting One Means Addressing the Other...

Patient awareness of obesity's link to gastrointestinal cancer is limited. This overview will help you make the case on why weight management may help them avoid serious disease. Medscape Gastroenterology...

 2021-10-06 14:10 

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Exercise Appears to Improve Bone Structure, Not Density...

In postmenopausal women, exercise appears to improve strength at the hip through changes in structure, not bone mineral density (BMD), whereas a bisphosphonate improved BMD and bone turnover markers. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 10:52 

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Half of US Children Under 6 Have Detectable Blood Lead Levels...

Lead poisoning remains a significant threat to the health of young children in the United States, based on data from blood tests of more than 1 million children. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-06 10:36 

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Inventor Creates 3D-Printed Robotic Arms for Kids Missing Limbs...

Inventor Easton LaChappelle was just 14 when he built his first robotic arm. Today, his company creates lower-cost prosthetic limbs for people who need them. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-05 21:35 

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Energy-Saving Lightbulbs Can Interfere With Sleep...

A new type of LED lightbulb is being designed by scientists to save energy and preserve eyesight and sleep with a soft glow of evening light. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-05 20:50 

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NYC Survives Court Challenge to School Vaccine Mandate...

US District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil in Manhattan rejected a request to temporarily block the vaccine mandate that New York City began enforcing Monday for Department of Education employees. Associated Press...

 2021-10-05 20:39 

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Safer Way to Use Botox to Treat Challenging Dystonia Type?...

When treating oromandibular dystonia with botulinum toxin injection to the lateral pterygoid muscle, an intraoral approach is the safest way to avoid injury to the maxillary artery, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-05 20:37 

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Arizona Can't Use COVID Money for Anti-Mask Grants, Feds Say...

The Biden administration ordered Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to stop using the state's federal pandemic funding on a pair of new education grants that can only be directed to schools without mask mandates. Associated Press...

 2021-10-05 20:25 

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Washington Woman Dies From Rare J&J Vaccine Complication...

Public Health Seattle & King County said Tuesday the woman was the fourth person in the United States to die due to blood clotting issues following the J&J vaccine. Associated Press...

 2021-10-05 20:14 

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Primary Goal in T2D Should Be Weight Loss, Diabetologists Say...

Four diabetes and obesity experts make the case for targeting weight loss of at least 15% as a front-line treatment goal for many patients with type 2 diabetes. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-05 19:36 

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Author Claims COVID-19 Vaccines Kill Five Times More People 65+...

The corresponding author "fully expected" the criticisms — and that the "real-world situation is far worse than our best-case scenario." Retraction Watch...

 2021-10-05 18:44 

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No Protective Effect of Cognitive Reserve in Vascular Brain Injury...

Cognitive reserve does not protect cognition for patients with vascular brain injury, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

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