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 2021-09-24 12:00 

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Health Systems Need to Offer More Than Wellness Retreats...

We are speaking to you, Healthcare. Can you please start to listen? Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-24 12:00 

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The Gray Zone: Life After a Near-Death Experience...

A nurse survivor explains why her expectations differed from those around her after facing a near-death experience. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-23 22:25 

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CDC Panel Backs Boosters for Seniors, but Not Healthcare Workers...

One group notably missing from the CDC recommendations: healthcare workers who are at increased risk for infection. News Alerts...

 2021-09-23 21:56 

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Predicted Pandemic Retirement of Many Physicians Hasn't Happened...

A new JAMA study suggests that a fairly low percentage of doctors have left practice because of COVID-19, contrary to numbers in some surveys. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 21:18 

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Experimental Botulinum Toxin More Effective in Cervical Dystonia?...

An investigative formulation of a botulinum neurotoxin may have a longer duration of beneficial effect for patients with cervical dystonia, new results from a phase 3 trial suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 21:12 

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Synthetic Triglyceride Shows Potential in Huntington Disease...

The synthetic triglyceride triheptanoin may restore brain energy and decrease caudate atrophy in Huntington disease -- and improve motor function for up to a year. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:46 

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'Vaccine Apartheid': Africans Tell UN They Need Vaccines...

"No one is safe unless we are all safe," was the common refrain. Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 20:36 

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Standing More May Lower Diabetes Risk in Sedentary At-Risk Adults...

Replacing some daily sitting time with bouts of standing may be a more attainable goal than trying to up physical activity for sedentary adults at increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:34 

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First Florida School District Gets US Cash for Virus Mask Vote...

Alachua County received $148,000 to make up for pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student mask mandate. The school superintendent says Alachua is the first district in the US to receive such a grant Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 20:32 

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Pandemic Disrupted The Home Life of 67% of Female Physicians...

The pandemic was more disruptive to the home life of female primary care doctors who had children than that of those who did not have children, suggest results from a new survey. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 20:15 

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COVID-19 Vaccines in Pregnancy May Protect Baby, Too...

"The presence of these anti-spike antibodies in the cord blood should, at least in theory, offer these newborns some degree of protection," a researcher said. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 19:52 

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Physical Activity Paradoxically Tied to Higher Coronary Calcium...

In this population-based study, more physical activity was associated with a faster progression of the coronary artery calcium score, indicating a greater build-up of plaque in the coronary arteries. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 19:31 

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Pace of COVID-19 Vaccinations Drops to Lowest in Months...

Public health officials are taking note as vaccination rates slow to the rate last seen in late July. With flu season near, strained hospitals could face depleted resources and an influx of patients. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 19:28 

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Canadian Man Punched Nurse Who Vaccinated His Wife, Police Say...

The man confronted the nurse on Monday morning at a pharmacy where she had been assigned to give vaccines in Sherbrooke, which is about 95 miles southeast of Montreal. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 19:04 

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New Virus Causing 'Alaskapox' Detected in Two More Cases...

Two people with fever and distinctive sores on their bodies received medical care for an illness that health officials say might be transmitted by small, mouse-like voles. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 18:26 

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Transcranial Brain Stimulation: No Benefit for Stroke Rehab...

Transcranial direct-current stimulation provided no additional benefit for upper extremity recovery, compared with sham stimulation, in a randomized trial of patients with mild to moderate stroke. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 18:14 

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Real-World Data Generate Debate on Definition of Axial SpA Flare...

Changes in the Bath Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis Disease Activity Index could be used to monitor patient-reported flares in axial spondyloarthritis. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 18:08 

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Regular Nightshift Work Linked to Atrial Fibrillation, CHD...

New data show a greater risk for atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease (CHD) associated with chronic nightshift work, and women appear to be more susceptible. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 17:56 

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The Latest on Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19 Vaccines...

Dr Stephen Krieger on how effective vaccines are in these patients, who should receive boosters, and when. Medscape Neurology...

 2021-09-23 16:43 

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WCPD 2021...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from WCPD 2021 Medscape Dermatology...

 2021-09-23 16:30 

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US Nephrology Task Force Drops Race From Kidney Calculation...

The Task Force of the American Society of Nephrology/National Kidney Foundation recommends new equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate that don't use controversial race coefficient for Blacks. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 16:20 

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Healthcare Company Suspends Workers Over Vaccine Policy...

North Carolina-based Novant Health said the 375 out-of-compliance workers at 15 hospitals and 800 clinics and hundreds of outpatient facilities 'are not able to report to work.' WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 16:16 

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RA Therapy Responders Show Unique Differences in Gut Microbiome...

A cohort study found differences in the gut microbiome between patients with rheumatoid arthritis who improved clinically and those who did not. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 15:58 

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New COVID Strain Has Reached the US...

A strain of COVID-19 first reported in Japan surfaced at a Kentucky nursing home in the spring. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-23 15:45 

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California Governor Signs Privacy Laws for Abortion Patients...

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Wednesday that aim to protect the privacy of abortion providers and their patients, declaring California to be a "reproductive freedom state." Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 15:35 

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Are Biosimilar Drugs Similar Enough to Switch From Biologics?...

The US Food and Drug Administration says biosimilars are as safe and effective as the biologics, and doctors agree but they are cautious about changing the treatment regimen of patients doing well. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-23 15:19 

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United Airlines Says 97% of US Employees Have Been Vaccinated...

The airline said Wednesday that the new figure does not include a "small number" of employees who are seeking a medical or religious exemption from vaccination. Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 14:57 

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NYC Vaccine Mandate for Teachers, Staff to Go Forward...

A vaccine mandate for New York City's public school teachers and other staffers can go forward as planned next week, after a state judge on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order. Associated Press...

 2021-09-23 13:59 

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State Government Penalizes Vaccinated by Rationing Regeneron...

Why should vaccinated people be penalized for doing all the right things? Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-23 13:45 

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Healthcare vs the Grim Reaper...

Labeling healthcare workers as warriors against death is setting them up for failure and burnout. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-23 13:23 

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Yes, Calories Still Count When It Comes to Weight Loss...

Overeating doesn't cause obesity, according to a review published last week that garnered a lot of media attention. Dr Yoni Freedhoff takes issue with this statement. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2021-09-23 13:20 

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Counterfeit Vaccine Passports Increasing With Restrictions...

The use of counterfeit COVID vaccine passports in Germany is growing as more restrictions are being imposed on the unvaccinated. The use of such documents comes with the risk of fines or imprisonment. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 01:41 

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FDA OKs Pfizer COVID Booster for 65 and Over, Those at High Risk...

The FDA has taken its advisory board's recommendations and approved a booster for Pfizer's mRNA vaccine for only a certain segment of the adult population. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 22:53 

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Nurses' Union 'Dismayed' Over Halted Medicare Drug Price Cuts...

National Nurses United voiced disappointment that House members blocked drug price negotiations that could have lowered costs for Medicare patients, favoring pharmaceutical profits over patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 21:49 

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Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar: 'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature'...

Jeremy Farrar explains why we must expect new variants, and why he'd like to give away his booster shot. Medscape...

 2021-09-22 21:43 

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Wherefore COVID Vaccine Boosters?...

Dr F. Perry Wilson explains why the FDA got it right in not recommending COVID vaccine booster doses for everyone. Medscape...

 2021-09-22 21:33 

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Remdesivir Sharply Cuts COVID Hospitalization Risk, Gilead Says...

In a phase 3 trial, remdesivir was linked with an 87% reduction in COVID-19-related hospitalization or all-cause death compared with placebo. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 20:33 

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COVID-19 Creates Dire US Shortage of Teachers, School Staff...

Now that schools have welcomed students back to classrooms, they face a new challenge: a shortage of teachers and staff the likes of which some districts say they have never seen. Associated Press...

 2021-09-22 20:21 

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COVID-19 Cases Projected to Decline Steadily Through March...

If current trends hold steady, cases and deaths could fall for the next several months, avoiding a winter surge. Infections are projected to drop to around 9000 cases per day by March. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-22 20:20 

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Jackson Released From Chicago Facility After COVID Recovery...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released Wednesday from a Chicago facility a month after he was hospitalized for a breakthrough COVID-19 infection and intensive physical therapy for Parkinson's disease. Associated Press...

 2021-09-22 20:06 

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Childhood Trauma Linked to Adult Neurologic Disorders...

Adverse childhood experiences, including abuse and neglect, are tied to neurologic disorders in adulthood as well as to comorbidities, anxiety, and depression. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 20:04 

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US to Donate 500 Million More Vaccine Doses...

President Joe Biden announced the new pledge during a virtual COVID-19 summit on Wednesday. The plan will increase the US contribution to more than 1 billion doses. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-22 20:00 

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Doctors Should Avoid Being Bullied Into Giving Ivermectin...

Bioethicist Art Caplan warns against using ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment and urges doctors to refuse to prescribe it if patients demand it. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2021-09-22 18:58 

Medscape

Some States Limit Monoclonal Antibody Treatment...

Last week, the Biden administration imposed new restrictions on state allocations for monoclonal antibody treatments. The move is meant to prevent shortages while the supplies are replenished. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-22 18:31 

Medscape

How to Spot COVID-19 Misinformation...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Andrew Ordon, MD, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon & Host, 'The Doctors', about the surge of COVID-19 misinformation and how you can help stop it from spreading. WebMD...

 2021-09-22 17:21 

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Public Health Experts Surprised Biden Hasn't Picked an FDA Chief...

The US Food and Drug Administration has been mired in controversies related to drug approvals and covid vaccines, all without a permanent leader. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-22 17:13 

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Will 'Dr Disinformation' Ever Face the Music?...

Some of the top spreaders of spurious COVID-19 and vaccine information are physicians with active medical licenses. Are medical oversight boards ready to step up to stop them? Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-22 17:12 

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Empagliflozin's HFpEF Efficacy Catalyzes Redefinition of HF...

Groundbreaking results from the EMPEROR-Preserved trial have helped catalyze a paradigm shift in how thought leaders view ejection fraction in making important distinctions among HF patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 16:16 

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US COVID-19 Deaths Are Topping 1900 a Day...

The increasingly lethal turn has filled hospitals, complicated the start of the school year, delayed the return to offices, and demoralized healthcare workers. Associated Press...

 2021-09-22 15:56 

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STEMI Latecomers Still Benefit From Coronary Revascularization...

French observational data show significantly better outcomes with primary PCI than without it in STEMI patients presenting 12 to 48 hours after symptom onset. Medscape Medical News...

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