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Surge continues: LA County posts 4,522 new coronavirus cases as state curfew arrives

Warily watching daily caseload reports that could soon trigger more restrictive stay-home orders, Los Angeles County public health officials reported 4,522 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, Nov. 21, as the unnerving current surge showed no sign of relenting. Meanwhile, California was poised to enact a nighttime curfew Saturday night as spiking coronavirus cases threaten to swamp health care systems. Statewide, the newest restrictions require people not on essential errands to stay home fro...
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Why spiritual health is so important [PODCAST]

“Around the time of the coronavirus outbreak, 2019 also marked a full century since the death of Sir William Osler, who revolutionized medical training. Despite some lingering debate over whether Dr. Osler’s pneumonia-related death should be counted among the 50 million lost to the 1918 influenza pandemic, his notes suggest that he believed the flu […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Osler, Medical School, PA NP, William Osler, CRNA


Nasal spray which could fight Covid and other respiratory infections gets funding

If tests on the treatment are successful the technology will be manufactured in AustraliaA nasal spray with the potential to fight Covid-19 and other respiratory viral infections will be tested in the hope of manufacturing it in Australia.The INNA-051 nasal treatment, developed by the Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory, targets the primary site of most respiratory infections, including Covid, and activates immune defence mechanisms in the respiratory tract. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coronavirus, Ena Respiratory


IS YOUR BODY FAT TOO LOW TO GET PREGNANT?

With the obesity epidemic and the sedentary lifestyle in this country, we don't usually focus on people who may be underweight or people who may exercise too much. There is a segment of the population who are very health conscious and work out sometimes excessively. Here is an article about fertility and body fat and how some women may need to gain weight and curb workouts to get pregnant:  Fertility and Body Fat   From the article: Unfortunately, the body that is depicted as being tota...
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'The cavalry is on the way': Fauci says Americans should 'double down' on COVID-19 precautions as we reach the final stretch before the first vaccines

GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images This month, Moderna, BioNTech, and Pfizer all announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidates had passed phase 3 testing.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading expert on COVID-19, said that Americans should take the breakthroughs as more reason to combat "COVID fatigue," at The New York Times DealBook conference Tuesday.  "The cavalry is on the way," Fauci said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director o...
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Will anyone take the COVID-19 vaccine when it’s approved?

Finally, 2020 has offered some encouraging news, with Pfizer and Moderna publishing recent results that provide initial evidence of their vaccine’s ability to prevent COVID-19. With the recent promising results from both vaccine trials, it seems like only a matter of time before the FDA approves them. While some hurdles remain before the vaccine’s distribution […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Fda, Pfizer, Infectious Disease, Conditions, PA NP, Moderna, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Russia wants to distribute its questionable coronavirus vaccine to other countries: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to distribute its questionable Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries, Reuters reported Saturday. Russia first approved Sputnik V in August, but experts and health officials were skeptical the vaccine would work since it did not go through necessary phase 3 trials.  The Kremlin also kept important information relevant to the vaccine's success out of the public's eye. This included...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, International, Trends, G20, United States, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccine, Kremlin, Reuters


Physicians fight from the social media frontlines

As of November 2020, there are about 11.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,50,000 deaths from COVID-19 disease in the USA. Conspiracy theories thrive in times of great uncertainty, and the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a petri dish for them. Misinformation regarding the usage of masks, vaccine safety, and other pseudoscientific theories […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Infectious Disease, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Does One-upmanship Have A Place In Soccer?

Your players are constantly trying to better each other with harder shots, tricks and flicks, and by staying behind longer after training. Should you encourage this kind of one-upmanship and competitiveness? MORE
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Trump tells G20 leaders he wants to work with them ‘for a long time’

US president delivers boasts and falsehoods while other members focus on dealing with the pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump has taken his campaign to deny the results of the US presidential election global, telling world leaders at the G20 summit that he looks forward to “working with you again for a long time”.The gathering of leaders of major world economies is being held online this year, because of the pandemic, but could have been an occasion f...
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The 5 “P’s” of a pandemic

Math was never my favorite subject. However, I was lucky to have good teachers who took the time to help me navigate through high school math and graduate with a final A grade. As I struggled with numbers and equations, calculus and fractions, I was told by one particular teacher to remember the five Ps […] 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


Human rights must not be 'trampled' in global rush for PPE, say MPs

Calls come after Guardian finds UK sourced PPE from factories in China where North Koreans work in modern slaveryUK sourced PPE from factories secretly using North Korean slave labour Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMPs and experts in the procurement of personal protective equipment have said human rights must not be “trampled” in the rush to secure PPE for frontline workers via global supply chains.The calls come after a Guardian investigation found evidence that the...
Tags: Health, UK, Human Rights, North Korea, China, Society, UK News, World news, Hospitals, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Slavery, Guardian, Coronavirus


Taking Care Of Your Health Is About More Than Food And Fitness

When we talk about healthy living, what tends to come to mind? Most people are going to think about keeping the body moving and ensuring they eat a healthy balanced diet of whole foods. However,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Health, Parenting, Sleep, Diet, Fitness, Hearing Health


Why Did Scorpio Cut You Off?

There is a good discussion going here – Scorpio Dead Zone, which I really should have called the Scorpio Kill Zone. I’ve written about Scorpio amputating people over the years (search). Typically the person who is cut off is left … Read More...
Tags: Psychology, Scorpio, Astrology, Relating, 8th-house, Scorpio Dead Zone


The ibuprofen COVID-19 paradox

With the surge of information surrounding COVID-19 released in the news this year, an interesting concern arose regarding ibuprofen’s use in patients with COVID-19. In March of 2020, French authorities were the first to investigate anecdotal reports of severe COVID-19 infection in patients who had taken ibuprofen. The initial concern involved the ACE-2 receptor. The […] 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


The Loveless, Causing Confusion And Torment

I read a poem from the 1800’s that challenged me to think. The poem was about a man who loves a woman who does not love him because she can’t love him. She can’t love because it’s herself whom she … Read More...
Tags: Psychology, Art, Love, Astrology, Relating, Venus-Pluto


How physicians should invest in Bitcoin

As doctors, we carry more educational debt than most other professionals. We want to enjoy a nice lifestyle for our efforts, so we buy nice houses and spend our money. To make our hard work and sacrifices worthwhile, we have to invest our earnings to keep up with inflation. Choosing how to invest our money […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Finance, Practice Management, PA NP, CRNA


How to Pursue a Career in Medicine

Have you always had the desire to help people and give something back to the community? A medical career could be the path for you – and a noble one at that. Pursuing a career in the medical field is no easy task. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and time. However, if you are willing to put in the effort, it is all worth it for a fulfilling career helping and healing people. Source
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Covid vaccine technology pioneer: 'I never doubted it would work'

Katalin Karikó’s mRNA research helped pave way for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s successful workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Hungarian-born biochemist who helped pioneer the research behind the mRNA technology used in the two Covid-19 vaccines showing positive results believes it was always a no-brainer.“I never doubted it would work,” Katalin Karikó told the Guardian. “I had seen the data from animal studies, and I was expecting it. I always wished that I woul...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Society, UK News, World news, Chemistry, Medical Research, Vaccines and immunisation, Biochemistry and molecular biology, Moderna, Coronavirus, Pfizer BioNTech, Katalin Karikó



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