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How health care organizations can tackle racism in patient care [PODCAST]

“The new American Medical Association policy recognizing racism as a public health threat and providing an anti-racist approach to equitable care will have no effectiveness unless health care organizations get their own houses in order and actively do anti-racism work in their own institutions. Although I’m not a health care provider, as a health care […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, American Medical Association, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA


'I couldn't breathe': The 26-year-old with Covid

Twenty-six-year-old Mae Mamaril and her family all tested positive for Covid-19 at the end of 2020. Mae was the only one who was moved to an intensive care unit.
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Agencies Investigating Cause Of Death Of Person Who Died Hours After Receiving Vaccine, Placer Sheriff Says

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – Multiple agencies are investigating the cause of death of an individual who died Thursday hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced on Saturday. The sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post that the individual tested positive for the virus in late December. “The individual was administered a COVID-19 vaccine several hours before their death on January 21, 2021,” the agency wrote. “The vaccine was not administered by Placer Co...
Tags: Health, Facebook, News, Local, Sacramento, Cbs, Placer County Sheriff s Office, Placer, Vlade Divac, Coronavirus, Coronavirus News, Coronavirus Vaccine, Placer County Public Health Further


L.A. County surpasses 15,000 coronavirus deaths

Los Angeles County eclipsed the sad milestone of 15,000 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, Jan. 23, as another 269 fatalities pushed the county’s death toll to 15,162 since the pandemic began. As the current surge continued to rage, the county has endured more than 5,000 deaths since Dec. 30, officials said. The news arrived, however, amid recent glimmers of hope, as deaths, new cases and hospitalizations have begun to show signs of inching downward, though still at levels that overtax healthcare t...
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Hataraku Saibou Black Constricted by Tentacles

The brave white blood cells have been pit against some actually formidable foes in Hataraku Saibou Black as the poor girls can be seen constricted by their invasive tentacles, and possibly serving as a sign of things to come in that the hardships are only going to be more arduous. Omake:
Tags: Health, Comedy, Drama, Anime, Tentacles, Blood, Oppai, Anthropomorphisation, Image Gallery, Liden Films, Hataraku Saibou, Hataraku Saibou Black


Black physicians are tired of paying the minority tax

Here’s a controversial phrase for a doctor to say that needs to be normalized: “I am tired.” As a physician, working oneself to exhaustion for our patients is often seen as a sign of strength and even heroic.  As a rare Black male in medicine in the midst of a pandemic that is ravaging patients […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


When selecting a specialty, it’s OK to choose happiness

I began pursuing a career in medicine with the fervent desire to become a neurosurgeon one day. When someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I answered neurosurgeon without missing a beat. I chose neurosurgery in high school after falling in love with the nervous system and watching Gifted Hands. […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Surgery, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA


Job stress drove me to congestive heart failure at age 34. As I got better, here are 3 things I did to revive my small business while protecting my health.

Shannon Hennig. Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig is a small business owner and health and wellness marketing expert. In September 2020, she was suddenly hospitalized with a diagnosis of congenital heart failure and had to take time off from running her business. As she eased back into work, began health treatment, and continued homeschooling her young son, Hennig learned to set boundaries to safeguard her physical and mental health. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In Sept...
Tags: Health, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Nordic, Working Moms, Heart Failure, Small Business Owners, Hennig, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Shannon Hennig, Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig, OpenInk Solutions


Extreme athleticism and the risk of atrial fibrillation

Consider the following sports icons:  tennis legend Billie Jean King, basketball veteran Larry Bird, triathlete Karsten Madsen, baseball pitcher Kenley Jansen, and cyclist champion Haimar Zubeldia. What do all of these well-known professional athlete heroes have in common? They are athletes with atrial fibrillation, also called AFib. AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
Tags: Health, Larry Bird, Billie Jean King, Conditions, Cardiology, Kenley Jansen, PA NP, CRNA, Karsten Madsen, Haimar Zubeldia


Analgesic culture: can reframing pain make it go away?

The way we think about pain could change how much we actually sufferWe’ve all got a story about pain. Maybe it’s that time you broke your arm skating, or the time you finished the game on a twisted ankle, or the 10 hours of labour without an epidural. Maybe your story of pain is a story of violence, the injury and trauma of an assault. Maybe it’s a story of terror. Or it’s heartbreak, the seemingly endless depths of grief and despair after a loss. Whatever it is, (almost) all of us have experien...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Life and style, Health & wellbeing


It’s time to focus medical education on training the whole person

Here I am, 17 years out of my fellowship training, and I’m just getting some of the most important training of my medical career. I continue to believe that my medical school, residency, and fellowship training were all outstanding. However, either I missed something in the course catalogue, or like for most medical students, residents, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Doctors call for shorter gap between Pfizer Covid vaccine doses in UK

British Medical Council warns current 12-week wait could reduce effectiveness of the jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe gap between the first and second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine must be reduced to ensure the vaccine is effective, senior doctors have warned.Currently patients wait about three months to get their second dose. Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England, said this was a “public health decision” to get the first jab...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Society, UK News, Doctors, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Coronavirus, Chris Whitty, British Medical Council


Why do people keep going to church?

Physicians in general are a pretty intelligent group of professionals. However, we sometimes make the mistake of thinking that we must also know a lot about almost everything because we know a lot about one particular thing. However, given the exploding pace of advancing knowledge, that idea is hubristic. But it isn’t just science and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Summer holidays cancelled? UK faces big decision on border

Stricter controls appear likely, with government’s approach in stark contrast to that during first Covid waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSlumped on the sofa after another day of home schooling, many families will have longingly eyed adverts for getaways: sun, sandy beaches and glittering pools, a much-needed reward after a year in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.But ministers are becoming increasingly concerned they may have to ask the British public to sac...
Tags: Travel, Health, Business, Politics, UK, Science, Conservatives, Travel & leisure, Society, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Public services policy, Infectious Diseases, Home Office, Health policy, Boris Johnson


CAN REINCARNATION BE A PART OF GETTING PREGNANT?

Many Believe When They Have A Baby, Reincarnation Plays A Part Now wait a minute...don't pass judgement too quickly. I really don't know how I feel about reincarnation,  SEE ALSO THE FERTILITY SHOP but I've always kept an open mind. Many cultures openly accept and embrace the concept of reincarnation. The following article is a story which I saw on the old TV show, "Unsolved Mysteries". It is about a boy who amazingly shows real evidence of being a WWII pilot in a previous life. Read ...
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