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 2022-05-02 18:28 

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Sen. Rand Paul Wants to Investigate Origins of COVID-19...

Sen. Rand Paul denounced what he sees as government overreach in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Associated Press...

 2022-05-02 18:20 

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WHO, UNICEF Warn About Increased Risk of Measles Outbreaks...

More than 17,300 measles cases were reported worldwide in January and February, as compared with 9600 cases at the beginning of 2021. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 17:49 

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Black Doctors Say They Face Discrimination Based on Race...

Black doctors across the country commonly experience discrimination, ranging from microaggressions to career-threatening disciplinary actions. Associated Press...

 2022-05-02 17:35 

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What Is Happening With Abortion in Oklahoma?...

The first anti-abortion bill signed into law this year by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt would make performing an abortion a felony crime, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Associated Press...

 2022-05-02 17:24 

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CDC Reports First Human Case of H5 Bird Flu in the US...

This is the first case of H5 bird flu in humans in the United States and only the second case in the world. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 17:13 

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Climate Change May Drive Spread of Viruses Among Mammals...

As different species come into contact with each other for the first time, about 4,000 viruses will move from one species to another. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 16:54 

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Researchers to Study COVID-19 Relapses After Paxlovid Use...

Researchers know little about the rebound cases so far, including how often they occur, whether the Omicron variant may play a role, or whether the drug is even related to the relapse in the first place. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 16:32 

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FDA Committee to Discuss COVID-19 Shots for Kids in June...

The FDA's independent panel of advisors will meet in June to discuss the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children under age 5, as well as the Novavax vaccine for adults. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 16:12 

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Experts Show How to Reduce School-Related Sedentary Behavior...

Researchers reviewed the data to develop guidance for reducing sedentary behavior in school. They recommend periodic movement breaks and transforming sedentary into nonsedentary activities. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-02 15:41 

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LGBT+ Residents Show Greater Rates of Depression: Study...

A new study shows that "sexual minority" residents face greater rates of depressive symptoms than their heterosexual peers in training, indicating more work needs to be done with inclusivity. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-02 15:14 

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Los Angeles County COVID Cases Up 40% Over Past Week...

Barbara Ferrer, the county's public health director, called the latest increase "pretty significant" and encouraged people to take actions to limit the spread of the virus. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-02 14:28 

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Premature Return to Play After Concussion Has Decreased...

Rates of premature return to play among student athletes following a concussion are improving, but rates of premature return to learn have remained unchanged over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 19:46 

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Apr 29 2022 This Week in Cardiology...

Aspirin for primary prevention, time-restricted feeding, renal denervation, and a potential new obesity drug are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2022-04-29 19:32 

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Restrictive, Vegan-Based Diet Linked to Fewer RA Symptoms...

A small, randomized, crossover study suggests a vegan diet improves joint pain in rheumatoid arthritis, but the findings are unclear. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 18:28 

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Some Good News: Oklahoma City Bombing Survivor Becomes MD...

Need a break from the negative headlines? We've got you covered with these feel-good stories. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 18:10 

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ASLMS 2022...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASLMS 2022 Medscape Dermatology...

 2022-04-29 17:51 

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Infographic: Burnout and Depression Hit Physicians Hard...

Physicians reveal the impacts of burnout and depression on their work and personal lives, where they turn for help, and whether the issues affect patient care. Medscape...

 2022-04-29 17:38 

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'Sexual Minority' Med Students Face Inclusivity Challenges: Study...

Yale study finds that gay, lesbian, and bisexual med students view their learning experiences less favorably than their heterosexual peers and encounter higher levels of burnout. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 17:00 

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What to Know About New Guidelines on Systemic HCC Therapy...

Dr Nancy Reau speaks with HCC expert Dr Amit Singal on how these 11 new recommendations may change how you approach this increasingly common cancer. Medscape Gastroenterology...

 2022-04-29 16:42 

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Strangers Donating Kidneys: 'Important Contributions'...

Kidney donations from strangers have been increasing, but there is still need for more. Dr Divyanshu Malhotra reviews current programs and offers ways to increase 'Good Samaritan' donations. Medscape Nephrology...

 2022-04-29 15:52 

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Parents' Autoimmune Diseases May Affect Children's Development...

Type 1 diabetes and psoriasis in parents are associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children, data indicate. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 15:39 

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Cases of Hepatitis of Unknown Origin in Children Raise Alarm...

The cases cannot be attributed to the most common hepatitis viruses, and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control warns of a possible epidemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 14:22 

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FDA Okays First-in-Class Treatment for Obstructive HCM...

Mavacamten is a first-in-class allosteric and reversible inhibitor selective for cardiac my-osin that targets the underlying pathophysiology of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyo-pathy. FDA Approvals...

 2022-04-29 14:13 

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How Medical Training Can Help Students Process Patient Deaths...

Medical students learn to save lives, not how to respond to death. But med schools should place more emphasis on the mental health challenges that arise from coping with dying patients. Medscape Med Students...

 2022-04-29 13:36 

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Tirzepatide Excites in Obesity Now Too, Says Lilly...

The once-weekly investigational twincretin drug is in phase 3 development for obesity and under regulatory review, with a decision expected soon, for type 2 diabetes. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 13:21 

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Three Symptoms Suggest Higher Risk for Self-injury in Cancer...

Moderate to severe anxiety, depression, and shortness of breath indicate a higher risk for nonfatal self-injury among patients newly diagnosed with cancer, data show. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-29 13:16 

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She Survived Smallpox and Then Swayed Doctors...

Lady Mary Montagu helped bring inoculation to Britain, paving the way for the world's first vaccine. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-04-29 13:13 

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What's in a Name? Protecting Your Practice Brand...

Practices that trademark names and logos are ahead of the game in protecting their brand. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-04-29 00:09 

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Treating Frail Patients Requires 'Precision Gerontology'...

While frailty is a common condition in older adults, its heterogeneous nature makes management more complex. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 21:18 

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FDA Proposes Ban on Menthol Tobacco Products...

Healthcare groups hailed the proposal as a critical step to keep cigarettes out of the mouths of children and Black Americans, who are particularly likely to smoke menthol tobacco products. WebMD Health News...

 2022-04-28 20:44 

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Plasma Glucose Surpasses A1c for Flagging Early Dysglycemia...

Both 1-hour plasma glucose and continuous glucose monitoring worked better than monitoring A1c to identify people in the early stages of dysglycemia and glycemic variability. First Look...

 2022-04-28 19:45 

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Moderna Seeks OK for Young Kids' COVID Vaccine as Parents Wait...

Pfizer's request for the youngest kids is expected next. But there are a lot of moving parts, and families and doctors alike are concerned the FDA will not act quickly enough. WebMD Health News...

 2022-04-28 19:33 

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TBI, Even Without Loss of Consciousness, May Up Dementia Risk...

Traumatic brain injury even without loss of consciousness may be an important risk factor for late-life cognitive impairment, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 19:22 

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Calcium Supplements Linked to Worse Outcome in Aortic Stenosis...

Oral calcium supplementation was associated with lower survival and a greater need for aortic valve replacement in elderly patients with mild to moderate aortic stenosis, a new study finds. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 19:12 

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IBD Risk 'Uncertain' in Biologic-Treated Patients With AxSpA...

'Enormous uncertainty' surrounds the risk of inflammatory bowel disease associated with biologic treatment in patients with axial spondyloarthritis. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 18:11 

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Simplified Hypertension Screening Methods Can Be Trustworthy...

Using simplified methods for blood pressure measurement could be useful in large screening campaigns and in clinics with a lack of sphygmomanometers or personnel, especially in low- or medium-income countries. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 18:02 

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New York Cardiologist Indicted in COVID Testing Scheme...

A cardiologist on Long Island allegedly defrauded the government of more than $1.3 million in connection with COVID-19 testing, the DOJ charges in an indictment. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 17:14 

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Fauci Clarifies 'Out of the Pandemic Phase' Comment as Experts Agree...

After Anthony Fauci, MD, made national headlines with a proclamation that the US COVID-19 pandemic is over, he walked back his comments. WebMD Health News...

 2022-04-28 16:58 

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Using Green Spaces to Prevent Ischemic Stroke...

Data suggest that increases in ambient levels of fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and black carbon increase the risk for ischemic stroke, regardless of age, smoking status, or other factors. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 15:58 

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Emergency Contraception Marks a New Battle Line in Texas...

In the shadow of Texas' austere abortion regulations, grassroots organizers employ stealth tactics to help young women get emergency contraception. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-04-28 15:53 

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Youth Need Better Transition to Adult Care, Pediatricians Say...

Young adults, particularly those with complex healthcare needs, should have better care coordination through flexible age cutoffs and developmentally appropriate transitional stages. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-28 15:48 

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California to Increase Awards in Medical Malpractice Cases...

Since 1975, state law has limited how much money patients can win for things that can't be counted — such as pain and suffering — to $250,000. Associated Press...

 2022-04-28 14:48 

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It's Dangerous to Deny the CDC's Right to Mandate Masks...

Prof Art Caplan discusses the end of mask mandates and provides guidance for moving forward for the safety of all. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-04-28 14:35 

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It's Time to Shame the Fat Shamers...

People with obesity are more likely to receive substandard treatment from their healthcare providers. Is bias toward people with obesity affecting your treatment of these patients? Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-04-28 14:22 

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Leadership Needed to Fight Superbugs and Health Inequities...

A bill before Congress could incentivize the development of new antimicrobials. Medscape Infectious Diseases...

 2022-04-28 14:08 

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What Explains 'Sobering' Variations in Breast Cancer Care?...

Kathy Miller discusses results from a recent study illustrating the impact of geography on breast cancer care. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-04-28 12:19 

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Tenure: A System Built on Coercion...

Academic medicine depends on us giving away our labor for free. Why do we keep doing it? Medscape Blogs...

 2022-04-28 12:00 

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Cure, Prevent, or Manage All Disease: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's Bold Plan is Already Working...

Dr Eric Topol sits down with Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to talk about the next phase of their ambitious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Medscape...

 2022-04-28 00:17 

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Impaired Vision an Overlooked Dementia Risk Factor...

Impaired vision is an underrecognized and modifiable dementia risk factor in older adults. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-04-27 22:43 

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Fifth COVID Shot Recommended for Patients With Cancer...

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network says those who are immunocompromised should get a second mRNA boaster against COVID. Medscape Medical News...

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