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Coronavirus en la Argentina. Carla Vizzotti: "El fin de la cuarentena no está planificado"

La secretaria de acceso a la salud, Carla Vizzotti, estuvo en Terapia de noticias y advirtió que el Gobierno no planificó el fin de la cuarentena decretada para frenar el avance del coronavirus en el país. Además, resaltó que el sistema de salud no está tensionado, dado que la ocupación de camas de terapia intensiva no supera el 50%, y consideró: "Decir 'cuarentena' como si fuera la misma situación del 20 de marzo es un error".Quién es Carla Vizzotti, la pieza central del Gobierno fren...
Tags: Health, News, Argentina, Cablevision, Alberto Fernández, Área Metropolitana de Buenos Aires, Carla Vizzotti, TDA Telecentro Digital Antina


Dr. William Schaffner, Professor of Infectious Dis...

Dr. William Schaffner, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University, explains why he thinks coronavirus cases are trending up in the US and down in other countries.
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Arizonans see big jump in coronavirus cases, but don't see reason to wear masks

Walking along the streets this week in Tempe, Arizona, it was rare to see anyone wearing a mask. Patrons at a bar packed the entire space. This despite the news that the state is one of the growing coronavirus hotspots in the country.
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Corea del Sur reporta 67 nuevos casos de COVID-19

SEÚL, Corea del Sur (AP) — Corea del Sur reportó el sábado 67 casos nuevos confirmados de coronavirus, el mayor incremento diario en unas tres semanas en medio de una tendencia al alza en las infecciones.Las cifras llevaron el total del país a 12.
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta warns that the conditions a...

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta warns that the conditions at President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have the "anatomy of an outbreak."
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Children's cough medicines Robitussin and Dimetapp recalled

GlaxoSmithKline has voluntarily recalled three lots of its children's cough syrups — Children's Robitussin Honey Cough and Chest Congestion DM and Children's Dimetapp Cold and Cough — due to potential overdose risks from incorrect dosing cups.
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China denies it is behind 'major' cyber attacks announced by PM – as it happened

A spokesperson blamed the Australian Strategic Policy Institute thinktank for fabricating the claim. This blog is now closedLatest Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 1 million cases as Australia seeks to prevent second waveChina denies any responsibility for multiple hacking attemptsBrisbane court grants police permission to restrict size of refugee protestWake-up call to Australians and Australia’s business to keep their systems secureDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important n...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Brazil, Victoria, Labor party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia


Breaking bad news to patients when they are alone [PODCAST]

“Today, we got called on a patient in the ICU who recently had a new brain mass removed surgically. The specimen came back positive for an aggressive brain tumor known as glioblastoma multiforme. We discussed his diagnosis and prognosis with him at bedside alone, with his wife and daughter on speakerphone given visitor restrictions due […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Infectious Disease, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


The First Wave Is Not Over: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for June 19

US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made comments this week suggesting panic about an increase in infections is overblown. But in nearly half the country, case counts are on the rise. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains where the US really stands today.
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California Does the Smart Thing and Orders Residents to Wear Face Masks in Public

In light of rising covid-19 cases, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Governor Gavin Newsom of California on Thursday announced that the state would require all residents to wear face masks or coverings in public and in situations deemed high-risk. The reasoning was simple. Apparently, too many people are…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, California, Gavin Newsom, Face Masks, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Wear Face Masks


What does it mean to be responsible during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As women physicians, especially physician moms and women physicians of color, we have handled and achieved more than the vast majority of the population, in order to reach our current status of physician. We do because we can. We are Superwomen. Until we’re not. Without thought, we take on others’ responsibilities, because we can. In […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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CAFFEINE IN MEN AND WOMEN MAY CAUSE INFERTILITY AND MISCARRIAGE

I think most of us have heard by now that caffeine is a "bad guy" when it comes to your fertility and during pregnancy.  However, this is the first study I've read that shows a possible association between men, caffeine and miscarriage.  Read more:from the article:Both male and female consumption of more than two caffeinated beverages a day also was associated with an increased hazard ratio: 1.74 for females and 1.73 for males. Earlier studies, the authors noted, have documented increased ...
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Clinicians can use patient data to predict life expectancy for older adults with diabetes

A new study finds that clinicians can use patient data, such as a history of co-occurring health conditions and medication, to predict the 5- and 10-year life expectancy of older people with diabetes.
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Voice analysis by smartphone app detects lung congestion in heart failure patients

Voice analysis by a smartphone app identifies lung congestion in heart failure patients, allowing early intervention before their condition deteriorates.
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Kidney failure due to AKI linked to significant morbidity and mortality

New research from the University of Cincinnati shows kidney failure resulting from acute kidney injury leads to a higher risk of death in the first six months compared to kidney failure from diabetes or other causes and that risk is even higher for women.
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Defunding the police and mental health “care” …

Black people have it worse than white people do in the system...this is not a deflection from #BlackLivesMatter. Most mental health professionals are in denial and go along with the violence. We must be aware of these embedded patriarchal systems if we hope to protect the most vulnerable in our society. ...
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Technological change and mental health: How will the workforce of the future cope with the fourth industrial revolution?

Work is a necessary part of life. More than simply a means to a paycheck, work gives individuals a sense of dignity and accomplishment. Feeling as though one is participating in meaningful work, whether it is contributing to a massive project or an individual artistic pursuit, allows one to feel as though they have a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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What to Expect at WWDC 2020: New iMac, Custom Arm-Based Chip Unveiling, iOS 14, macOS 10.16, and More

Apple's 31st annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be unlike any WWDC before, because it's the first WWDC event that's going to be held in a digital-only capacity. That means it's free for all developers, but we're in uncharted territory when it comes to format. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple plans to hold a virtual keynote, which is set to take place on Monday, June 22. Though there's no physical event this year, Apple still has big plans for WWD...
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MMR vaccine could offer protection against COVID-19

Administering the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine could serve as a preventive measure to dampen septic inflammation associated with COVID-19 infection, say a team of experts in this week's mBio, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
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Researchers propose new ICU admission model

The emergency triage protocol is used in catastrophic medicine situations, when the needs surpass healthcare resources, in the event of natural disasters, multiple accidents or terrorist attacks.
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CNN's John King and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss coron...

CNN's John King and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss coronavirus data from John Hopkins University that shows that the US has not yet successfully "flattened the curve," with the southern part of the US showing the coronavirus curve trending upwards.
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Study reveals large gaps between urban and rural areas in quality of stroke care

A major U.S. study reveals large gaps between urban and rural patients in quality of care received after a stroke and rates of survival. In more rural areas, the ability of hospitals to deliver advanced stroke care is lower and mortality rates substantially higher, the research shows.
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Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Megan Matthews thought she was dying. "I thought my head was blown off," said Matthews, 22, who was hit in the eye with a sponge-tipped projectile fired by law enforcement at a May 29 protest in Denver. "Everything was dark. I couldn't see."
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AMC Theatres reverses course and will require customers to wear masks

AMC Theatres will require all of its customers to wear masks when it reopens its theaters nationwide next month, the company said Friday.
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After reopening, Apple is closing stores in four states as COVID-19 numbers climb

Apple today confirmed earlier rumors that it plans to shut down re-opened stores in four states.   Impacted locations include six stores in Arizona, two in Florida, another two in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon a...
Tags: Apple, Health, Florida, Texas, Hardware, Tech, Arizona, North Carolina, Apple Store, South Carolina, Deirdre O'Brien, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Arizona Florida Oklahoma Nevada Oregon


New therapy provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain

A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide.
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Phillies say 5 players, 3 staffers test positive for COVID-19 in Clearwater, Florida, facility

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies say 5 players, 3 staffers test positive for COVID-19 in Clearwater, Florida, facility. This story will be updated.  
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Heat may kill more people in the U.S. than previously estimated, study finds

Death records point to hundreds of U.S. deaths from heat each year, but even moderately hot weather may actually be killing thousands. This summer, COVID-19 may make it harder to stay cool.
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How risky is it to attend a Trump campaign rally during a pandemic?

As the coronavirus plows through the United States, health experts worry President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will become a new hotspot for coronavirus infections.
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Injured and uninsured, protesters get medical aid from LA doctor

It wasn't Deon Jones’ fractured cheekbone or even his concussion that most worried Dr. Amir Moarefi. He was most concerned that Jones could go blind.
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