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Victoria travel restrictions scrapped as state records no new Covid cases for nine days

Daniel Andrews announces an easing of a range of restrictions but says mask rules must remain in placeDaniel Andrews has announced the so-called “ring of steel” separating metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria will be scrapped along with travel restrictions for city residents, as the state recorded no new cases of Covid-19 for the ninth day in a row.Declaring it “a day to be optimistic”, the Victorian premier said on Sunday that the state would take the next step in easing longstanding co...
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Imagining a pandemic as a physician novelist [PODCAST]

“There are some things that we are living through as a result of COVID-19 that I did not imagine in my fictional account. For example: the timeline. As we are now four full months into this pandemic in the U.S., some experts estimate that we are still early in the game. As one doctor put […] 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, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


LA County reports third straight day of 2,000-plus new coronavirus cases

Reporting a daunting third straight day of more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, Los Angeles County health officials again pleaded with residents to avoid large gatherings and take “Safer at Home” guidelines aimed at slowing the virus spread seriously. Officials announced 15 new deaths and 2,418 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, Nov. 7, the numbers topping Friday’s total and continuing to hover around levels the county hadn’t seen since summer. The number of people hospitalized with the virus ...
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Hospitals in Greater Manchester suspend non-urgent surgery and appointments

Move follows ‘major incident’ of high demand as coronavirus cases surge again in the regionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGreater Manchester hospitals have suspended non-urgent surgery and appointments after a surge in the number of coronavirus patients being treated.Operations and appointments for cancer and other urgent conditions will continue, but other bookings will be paused from Monday, the Manchester Evening News reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Health policy, Andy Burnham, Manchester Evening News, Coronavirus


Biden's first move as president-elect will be to announce a new coronavirus task force in coming days: report

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will announce a 12-person coronavirus task force on Monday, according to Axios.  The task force will be led by former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler, and Yale School of Medicine professor Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, according to Axios.  By declaring the formation of this task force, Biden signals toward expactations that the coronavirus will continue to be an area ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Food And Drug Administration, Biden, Vox, Donald Trump, Presidential Election, Kamala Harris, Trump, Yale School of Medicine, Vivek Murthy


Residency during the AIDS vs. COVID-19 eras

J.T. is a general internist who completed residency in Atlanta early in the AIDS era. His daughter, R.T., is a third-year internal medicine-pediatrics resident in Los Angeles, and his daughter, D.T., is a second-year OB/GYN resident in Philadelphia. They describe and compare their experiences as residents during a pandemic. Contexts of the pandemic eras J.T.: […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Infectious Disease, OB GYN, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, R T, COVID-19 Coronavirus, D T


Female physician suicides: a silent pandemic

“Aunty blew her brains out a few weeks ago!” Words I shall never forget. For weeks, she had been in my thoughts. But I never called her. I didn’t because of all the myriad reasons we often give ourselves for not checking up on each other. In my case, they sounded like this; “I am […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA


Pennsylvania Puts Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Over the Top

Let’s watch Wolf Blitzer call the projection on CNN: The historic moment when @CNN projected the winner. pic.twitter.com/Op4GwCChdE — Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) November 7, 2020
Tags: Health, Uncategorized, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Infertility, Wolf Blitzer, Kamala Harris Over the Top


What's the science behind mink and coronavirus?

Denmark's mink-related coronavirus scare has caused alarm, but scientists urge caution.
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Should drug use be decriminalized?

During the final presidential debate, Joe Biden said that “no one should be going to jail for a drug problem, they should be going to rehabilitation,” effectively suggesting that substance use be decriminalized in the US. The war on drugs Since President Nixon declared the “war on drugs” nearly half a century ago, the general […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, US, Joe Biden, Policy, Nixon, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA


Moving forward in medicine with your significant other

The transition from resident to doctor is overwhelming and can impact your personal life deeply, particularly within the context of your relationship. It is important to sit down and discuss with your partner or spouse and discuss your excitement and fear during this odd phase of life. Although the transition can make or break a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, Residency, PA NP, CRNA


5 Things to Know Before You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Toothache is one of the worst kinds of pain known to mankind. Almost all of us will need to have these extra eruptions removed at least once in our lifetimes, twice for a few of the unlucky ones. Wisdom teeth are the last, most posteriorly placed permanent teeth to come in, usually in our late teens to early twenties. These new buggers can cause complications, especially if they come out at an odd... Source
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Orientation to HEAL: the 4th best electronic medical record

An excerpt from Man’s 4th Best Hospital, Now available in paperback from Penguin/Berkley. And in the Fat Man Clinic, what about billing? We would do it ourselves on our screens. Using HEAL, the EHR or Electronic ‘Health’ Record system that BUDDIES had installed in Man’s 4th Best and its other hospitals and clinics, at a cost […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Test and trace needs radical reform in England, health experts say

Sir John Oldham suggests coronavirus lockdown will be futile unless system is overhauled Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage The government faces renewed calls for the central NHS test and trace system to be scrapped in favour of handing responsibility for contact tracing to local public health teams.Weekly test and trace figures for England show it reached just under 60% of close contacts of people testing positive, the lowest since the service began. It comes as the Of...
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Sure Petcare Animo – Lifelong Activity Tracker & Behavior Monitor For Dogs Review

Surepetcare.com Learn more about what makes your dog unique Animo uses an adaptive algorithm that learns, interprets and gives you facts that are specific to your dog. This changes throughout your dog’s life, so you can understand more about your pet as they get older. Receive alerts of significant changes in behavior Animo sends alerts if your dog begins to show significant changes in behavior including barking, scratching and shaking. You can also discover long term changes in your dog’...
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‘We need hope, not platitudes’: what I’ve learned as the parent of an ill child

Fussy feeding, bad nights – after my daughter’s birth, I thought I was just dealing with the typical challenges of a newborn. Then came an emergency visit to A&E...A chorus announces the arrival of birthday cake in the corridor of paediatric A&E in Lewisham hospital, London. Were it not for the paper curtain separating the corridor from our cubicle, we’d be at the party, but there’s a different kind of bustle where we are.Two registrars, a junior doctor and a nurse are trying to draw blood from ...
Tags: Health, Family, London, Children, Life and style, Society, Parents and parenting, Lewisham



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