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Tony Abbott: 'no evidence' Indigenous Australians face justice system discrimination

Former prime minister contradicts evidence of systemic discrimination, claiming higher crime rates account for disproportionate incarcerationTony Abbott has incorrectly claimed there is “no evidence” the justice system discriminates against Indigenous Australians, attributing disproportionate rates of incarceration of Indigenous people to a “higher offending rate”.The former prime minister and special envoy for Indigenous affairs made the comments to the Sun Herald on Sunday, in contradiction of...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Tony Abbott, Australian politics, Indigenous Australians, Greg Hunt, Abbott, Black Lives Matter Movement, Sun Herald, Deaths in custody, Indigenous incarceration


Trump Administration Eliminates Transgender Health Care Protections During Pandemic

In an utterly heartless move, the Trump administration on Friday eliminated health care protections for transgender people during an ongoing global pandemic that has claimed more lives in the U.S. than in any other country. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Lgbtq, Donald Trump, Trump, Coronavirus


The times demand that we be hot while keeping our cool

Soulwork is not a high road. It's a deep fall into an unforgiving darkness that won't let you go until you find the song that sings you home. - McCall Erickson *** Love humbles by creating deep gratitude for a lesson learned and allows us to feel vulnerable and thus allows humility. Humiliation is cruel and tends to build pride in reactivity rather than humility. ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, McCall Erickson Love


Coronavirus through a storytelling lens [PODCAST]

“Come with me on this journey, this very ancient journey. To experience the age-old story of a very modern foe. This foe is invisible; it is neither living nor dead. You cannot smell it, and you cannot taste it. While it is not alive, it can become alive, with a flick of the right kind […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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It’s time to flip the medical school classroom [PODCAST]

“As a nearly graduated medical student, I have come to the conclusion that the focus of medical school is split between training and distinguishing medical students. Modern pedagogy has not found its way into the modern medical school classroom. Preclinical students spend mounds of time on impossible tasks, like memorizing First Aid for the USMLE […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Body-shaming in the time of COVID

The severity of COVID appears to be increased in people with obesity. This may represent an opportunity to discuss the benefits of lifestyle change with overweight patients. However, if not done appropriately, the opportunity becomes transformed into just one more damaging, body-shaming experience for the patient. There has been much written and little done about […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


I Feel Like I Am Sick in the Head

I have been dealing with a major depressive disorder since I was 12 (I am now 20) and I have been medicated for about 5 years, but I feel like it has taken a turn. Instead of being depressed, I feel like I am about to go crazy, and instead of wanting to retreat to my bed, I want to be impulsive and go do drugs and other crazy things. I feel things so deeply all of the time that I feel that absolutely no one in the world understands me. I am in a constant state of loneliness and I am so starved o...
Tags: Psychology, Usa, General, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Therapy, Self-esteem, Teen Issues, Personality, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID, Psych Central Being


CO-Q10 CAN HELP WITH FERTILITY AND PREGNANCY

COQ10 is used by living cells to process energy and function. It helps to turn the energy we consume from carbohydrates into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the form of energy our cells can actually use to carry out many critical functions in the body. is essential for healthy metabolism, bones, and neurological and muscle functioning.CoQ10 also functions as an antioxidant with vitamins E and C and selenium to help prevent free radical damage to our cells.  So how can this antioxidant ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Adenosine, Sandy Robertson, Sacral Chakra Fertility Bracelet


We are not trying to be conservative or liberal. We are human.

My mother has a tattoo. Really. She does. There is a small blue crucifix on the inner aspect of her right wrist. Let me pause here to point out a few things. First of all, my mother is not a “tattoo” person. Secondly, the inner aspect of the wrist is one of the most sensitive […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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What about the mental health of clinical trial participants? 

“Why is my disease less important than COVID?” Donna asked me toward the end of our phone call. Two years ago, after celebrating her 65th birthday, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia—an aggressive type of blood cancer—which turned out to be refractory to conventional chemotherapy. After spending hundreds of hours with doctors and social workers, she […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Infectious Disease, Donna, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Team USA Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie ...

Team USA Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez share how they continue to practice during the coronavirus quarantine.
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Travel around the world to see how children in dif...

Travel around the world to see how children in different countries are handling the coronavirus. Former Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez join the show to give tips on how to stay active while staying at home.
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Protests against police brutality continue across Southern California today

LOS ANGELES — Multiple demonstrations against police brutality continue across Southern California Saturday, as has been the case every day since the in-custody death of George Floyd on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. Events planned in greater Los Angeles and Orange counties include: 9 a.m. – “Social Workers in Solidarity with Black Lives” march from USC’s University Gate to Jefferson Boulevard and Hoover Street, and on to Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. 9:30 a.m. – “Protest & March” at C...
Tags: Health, Hollywood, News, Minneapolis, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Orange, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Usc, Southern California, Phoenix, Santa Monica


Cookie Monster answers whether it's safe to give h...

Cookie Monster answers whether it's safe to give him a cookie during the coronavirus pandemic. A panel of experts weigh in on how much Covid-19 information to share with your children.
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I can’t stay home. I am a health care worker.

We have all seen the memes and picture frames on social media. I can’t stay home – I am a health care worker. I am a health care worker. But I have been mostly home the past eight weeks, and the thought of returning to the office full-time has left me grappling with anxiety and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill sing along w...

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill sing along with "Sesame Street" characters as a reminder for how children can protect themselves during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Gupta even brought along an accordion. Dr. Amy Acton, the former director at the Ohio Department of Health, answers questions about arranging play dates and going to the beach amid the outbreak.
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CNN's Erica Hill and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who brought...

CNN's Erica Hill and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who brought his own accordion, sang a song with Elmo, Big Bird and Abby Cadabby of Sesame Street to help kids remember how to protect themselves and others from coronavirus.
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Protect and serve. Do no harm. Both are failing.

Protect and serve. Do no harm. These are covenants our public servants promise to us. Police officers and clinicians are both entrusted with attending to our health and safety. Both are failing. We must be able to trust clinicians and police with the intricate details of our living and dying. When they deliberately lapse in […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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About your salary: We value you

Doctors across America are getting strikingly similar messages from their hospital administrators—that we are highly valued, but that they will reduce our salaries due to the pandemic. Whether you are working on the frontline and risking your life (and your family’s health) with limited PPE available (and indeed locked up and rationed), or whether you […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Doctors accused of blocking abortions in Northern Ireland despite legalisation

Patients forced to buy pills online or go overseas for terminationsWomen seeking abortions in Northern Ireland are still struggling to access services. Although abortion was legalised more than two months ago, claims persist that healthcare professionals are refusing to treat patients.A leading reproductive rights group and a doctors’ organisation say that GPs are refusing to refer pregnant women to hospital services so they can access the tablets needed to undergo a medical abortion. They are a...
Tags: Health, Women, Society, UK News, Northern Ireland, Abortion


CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to Dr. Anthony Fauci abo...

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about President Donald Trump's upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and other large gatherings people might attend during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as cases continue to rise.
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The CDC wants you to consider these guidelines for everyday things

This isn't going to be an ordinary summer even with states loosening restrictions on life during the coronavirus pandemic.
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CDC predicts 130,000 US coronavirus deaths by July 4

The US could suffer 130,000 coronavirus deaths by July 4, according to a projection released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Researchers in Florida say they believe they have shown that the new coronavirus has mutated in a way that makes it more easily infect human cells.
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Best way to reduce coronavirus transmission is by wearing a face mask, study finds

The new coronavirus spreads mainly via airborne transmission and wearing a mask is the most effective way to stop person-to person spread, according to a new study.
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Dr. Esther Choo reacts to the Trump administration...

Dr. Esther Choo reacts to the Trump administration announcing it is eliminating an Obama-era regulation prohibiting discrimination in health care against patients who are transgender.
Tags: Health, Obama, Trump, Esther Choo



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