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CNN's Alexandra Field reports from Houston as coro...

CNN's Alexandra Field reports from Houston as coronavirus cases in Texas continue to reach a new high each day.
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How a physician finds laughter during this dark time [PODCAST]

“With my passion for writing and connecting digitally with others in health care and the general public, this ‘downtime’ has allowed for an expansion of these interests. I’ve begun recording on my podcast, a multidisciplinary conversation between women who thrive in fields that traditionally they haven’t thought to be able to (or shouldn’t). I’ve spent […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Infectious Disease, Orthopedics, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


12 states are pausing reopening over the surge in US coronavirus cases

Washington is the latest state to pause its reopening plans after a spike in the number of new cases of coronavirus across the country.
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American Airlines Throws Out Social Distancing Measures During Pandemic

Although the U.S. is still in the middle of a raging coronavirus pandemic that is breaking records in states like Texas and Florida and getting us banned from visiting Europe, American Airlines has decided to throw out social distancing measures on its planes. The airline quietly announced on Friday that it will start …Read more...
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New Covid-19 clusters across world spark fear of second wave

Germany, South Korea, Italy and China had stamped out the disease but localised infections now reportedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA meat-processing plant in Germany. A church in Seoul. A squat and a hospital in Italy. A wholesale market in Beijing. All of them have experienced clusters of infections after national authorities declared the disease suppressed in their country and launched a slow return towards normal life.Months into the pandemic, fear of a second ...
Tags: Health, South Korea, China, Germany, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Italy, World Health Organization, Seoul, Coronavirus outbreak, Germany South Korea Italy


Communication in the time of COVID

I stirred awake when my husband’s cell phone rang.  It was early, and we had gone to bed late, and slept little.  My father-in-law was in the ICU in a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He was now intubated, hooked up to a ventilator, victim to COVID-19.  We would eagerly await phone calls from the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Mobile Health, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Physician wisdom learned from picking strawberries

I just want a few berries. This was my comment that started the earthy discussion. We were visiting with friends who have a thriving garden producing more than they can consume. As we talked about the types of lettuce and greens in the neatly organized rows, I heard mention of strawberries. No offense to the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Overcoming Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

How do you cope with setbacks when you’re faced with negative pregnancy tests — or your period — month after month? These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles. “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes Mike on Why Can’t You Get Pregnant? 4 Fertility...
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The social worker and a patient who lost her son

Debby Ann has a pit bull, and I remembered that when she called me recently.  It had belonged to her son, who is now deceased.  He was murdered.  She wants to meet me for lunch. Debby Ann is a pretty lady, at least she was the last time I saw her. We worked together for […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Dr. Peter Hotez tells CNN's Victor Blackwell that ...

Dr. Peter Hotez tells CNN's Victor Blackwell that the White House coronavirus task force needs to improve their briefings or risk losing the confidence of the general public.
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After saving his own life with a repurposed drug, a professor reviews every drug being tried against Covid-19

Against epic odds, Dr. David Fajgenbaum found a drug that saved his own life. Then a global pandemic hit. Now his lab has devoted nearly all of its resources to aiding doctors fighting the novel coronavirus.
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Science by press release: When the story gets ahead of the science

A little more than three months after the World Health Organization officially declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, it has become evident that both the research cycle and the news cycle have accelerated to levels never seen before in our lifetime.
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Safe restaurant practices as crisis therapy: lessons from a bartender

With a leftover airline credit to spend, I recently decided to take a quick trip down to southern California and make one of my routine treks along Interstate 5 from San Diego to Orange County. I wanted to see how the area was dealing with the pandemic and enjoy some sun. No trip would be […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, California, San Diego, Infectious Disease, Orange County, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


More than 200 people get infections linked to bagged salad sold in eight states

Twenty three people have been hospitalized and 206 have lab-confirmed infections after eating a bagged salad mix, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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Dating over Zoom? Don’t be surprised if those online sparks fizzle in person

For those dipping their toes into the dating pool during stay-at-home orders, it's been like swimming in a version of Netflix's reality series “Love is Blind." In the show, contestants must get engaged before ever actually meeting one another in person. And while a lockdown engagement might be a bit extreme, it's entirely possible that two people have grown to really like one another over the previous weeks and months. Maybe it started with a match on a dating app, followed by flirting over text...
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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports jump of 41 cases and sends emergency alerts to hotspots

New South Wales makes Covid-19 tests mandatory for returned travellers and reports six new casesCoronavirus live blog: India passes 500,000 cases as Victoria reports surgeSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsVictoria has reported another Covid-19 jump with 41 new cases reported on Saturday as the Australian state was experiencing a potential second wave of the virus.Victoria’s deputy chief health officer, Dr ...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, India, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Coronavirus outbreak, Annaliese van Diemen


Long-term exposure to fine atmospheric particles can lead to increased mortality rates among the elderly

A new analysis of 16 years of publicly accessible health data on 68.5 million Medicare enrollees provides broad evidence that long-term exposure to fine particles in the air - even at levels below current EPA standards - leads to increased mortality rates among the elderly.
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5 states reported their highest number of coronavirus cases in one day

At least five states reported their highest single day record of Covid-19 cases Friday, adding to the growing concern of case increases that has sent many states back-peddling on their reopening plans.
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COVID-19 patients can rapidly generate virus-attacking T cells, shows study

Patients suffering from severe respiratory symptoms as a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection can rapidly generate virus-attacking T cells, and can increase this production over time, suggests a new study of T cells from 10 COVID-19 patients under intensive care treatment.
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Noile-Immune Biotech and C4U team up to develop CRISPR/Cas3 technology

Noile-Immune Biotech Inc., ("Noile-Immune") and C4U Corporation, ("C4U") announced that they have entered into an agreement on joint research and commercialization of next-generation allogeneic gene-modified immune cell therapy combining C4U's CRISPR/Cas3 genome editing technology and Noile-Immune's PRIME (Proliferation inducing and migration enhancing) technology designed to improve proliferation and trafficking of immune cells into solid tumors.
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Study: SNAP benefits are critical to low-income Americans

When work requirements for a federal food safety-net program start again, many low-income Americans will lose benefits - and Black adults will be hardest hit, according to a study published today.
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Weather determines NO2 concentrations, shows study

In connection with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, satellite measurements made headlines showing how much the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had decreased in China and northern Italy.
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New approach to analyze the perceived similarity of food products

Marina Domracheva and Sofya Kulikova, researchers from HSE University's campus in Perm, have discovered a new approach to analyse the perceived similarity of food products, based on electroencephalography (EEG) signals.
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Study highlights a complex and under-recognized form of dementia

The long-running study on aging and brain health at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Center has once again resulted in important new findings - highlighting a complex and under-recognized form of dementia.
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Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Long QT syndrome (LQTS), caused by an ion channel-related gene mutation, is a malignant heart disease with a clinical course of a high incidence of ventricular fibrillation and sudden cardiac death in the young.
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