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Official U.S.tallies likely undercount COVID-19 deaths

The United States is the hardest-hit nation amid the coronavirus pandemic, with its case toll has topping 2.73 million. The death toll in the official tally has reached 128,742. Now, a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths between March and May in the country were likely 28 percent higher than the official tally reported.
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Another day of record coronavirus cases as more states rethink mask mandate

The United States saw a record number of new coronavirus cases in a single day Thursday, with 51,504 reported, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases.
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Coronavirus vaccines: 'Encouraging' early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

Scientists around the world are racing to develop Covid-19 vaccines and there's news almost daily about steps forward -- this week, there was "encouraging" preliminary data for some vaccine candidates and word from top health officials that the United States could be on track to have a vaccine by the end of the year.
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Burnout might not be an option for tomorrow’s physicians

Long before COVID-19 plagued our nation and world, physicians in the United States found themselves facing their own epidemic within the profession – occupational burnout. Associated with depression and suicidal ideation as well as potential risks to patient safety, physician burnout has uniquely profound and possibly deadly implications in this field, unlike in other professions. Likewise, doctors have […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs...
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British judge denies Venezuela’s Maduro gold in London bank

By DANICA KIRKA and SCOTT SMITH LONDON — A British judge on Thursday refused to give Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro control of over $1 billion in gold sitting in a Bank of England vault, ruling that it is unlawful to give it to the socialist leader since Britain does not recognize him as president of the Latin American nation. Maduro has demanded the gold to help his cash-starved nation fight the coronavirus pandemic. But the central bank for the United Kingdom, whose government recognizes Venezuela...
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US sees a record number of new coronavirus cases reported in a single day

The United States on Wednesday saw a record number -- 48,477 -- of new coronavirus cases reported in a single day, according to data complied by Johns Hopkins University.
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More than one-third of excess deaths in pandemic's early months linked to other causes

Since COVID-19's spread to the United States earlier this year, death rates in the U.S. have risen significantly. But deaths attributed to COVID-19 only account for about two-thirds of the increase in March and April, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Moffitt develops tool to identify lung cancer patients at high risk for poorer outcomes

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women in the United States. It is also the leading cause of cancer death among both sexes, making up nearly 25% of all cancer deaths nationwide.
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US gets almost all of the world's supply of key Covid-19 drug

The United States has been allocated almost all of pharmaceutical company Gilead's supply of remdesivir, the only drug known to work against Covid-19.
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How the United States depends on doctors trained in other countries

An excerpt from Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession. Copyright (c) 2020 Tania M. Jenkins. Used by arrangement with the publisher. All rights reserved. I met Trevor on his very first day of residency, at the start of three years of practical, on-the-ground training in internal medicine following medical school. […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Symposium: How to count to one

John Knepper is a private attorney based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He previously was chief deputy attorney general of Wyoming. He filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Susan B. Anthony List in support of the respondent in June Medical Services v. Russo. Marks v. United States instructs that when a majority of the justices cannot agree on more than the outcome, “the holding of the Court may be viewed as that position taken by those Members who concurred in the judgments on the narrowest grounds.” Mu...
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Google confirms US offices will remain closed until at least September, as COVID-19 spikes

A few months back, Google announced plans to reopen some U.S. offices after the July 4th holiday. But the best-laid plans, and all of that. Things have obviously not been going great in terms of the United States’ battle with COVID-19, and Google once again finds itself proceeding on the side of caution. As was first reported by Bloomberg, Google has since confirmed with TechCrunch that it will be pushing back reopening at least until September 7, after the Labor Day holiday in the States. A...
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Americans officially banned from entering EU, at least for now

The European Union made an agreement on a list of 15 countries that could travel in its bloc from July 1st.Citizens of the United States, as well as Russia, Brazil and India, are not on it.The exclusion of the U.S. reflects concerns over its coronavirus surge. From July 1st, when its external borders will re-open, American tourists won't be welcome in Europe, decrees a new agreement from the European Union. The bloc decided on a list of 15 safe countries whose residents would be allowed to trav...
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EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to U.S. tourists

By LORNE COOK BRUSSELS — The European Union announced Tuesday that it will reopen its borders to travelers f rom 14 countries, and possibly China soon, but most Americans have been refused entry for at least another two weeks due to soaring coronavirus infections in the U.S. Travelers from other big countries like Russia, Brazil and India will also miss out. As Europe’s economies reel from the impact of the coronavirus, southern EU countries like Greece, Italy and Spain are desperate to entice b...
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More people are infected with and die from Covid-19 in the US than anywhere else in the world

The United States has long prided itself as the world's shining beacon. But its current status is a much darker one: the globe's leader in coronavirus cases.
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Covid-19 cases in the United States are surging an...

Covid-19 cases in the United States are surging and numerous states are now pausing or rolling back their re-openings.
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New models show COVID-19 progress but with 'hotspots' to monitor

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says the country appears to have largely gotten a handle on the spread of COVID-19, limiting transmission after weeks of restrictions that are being slowly eased — raising the possibility of numbers going back up.Dr. Theresa Tam said efforts since mid-March to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus seem to place the country far enough down from the peak of the first wave of the outbreak.The figures released Monday by the Public Health Agenc...
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Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases

At least 12 states have hit pause on their reopening plans as the United States sees a surge in coronavirus cases across the country.
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Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surges of coronavirus cases

At least 12 states have hit a pause on their reopening plans as the United States sees a surge in coronavirus cases across the entire country.
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How the coronavirus is devastating Southern California’s Pacific Islanders

Pacific Islanders in Southern California are dying at a higher rate from the coronavirus than any other racial group in the region and statewide, an issue advocates say is getting swept under the radar because the population is small and tends to be lumped with other ethnic groups. While coronavirus case numbers overall are lower for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, the death rates are disproportionately higher when the entire population is taken into account, according to the California ...
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Study reveals colorectal cancer hotspots in the United States

Over the last three decades, colorectal cancer survival in the United States has improved significantly. But in young people--particularly men diagnosed with colorectal cancer before age 50--incidence and mortality due to colorectal cancer are on the rise.
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Wayne State receives grant to develop new COVID-19 risk-prediction system

Since the initial case of COVID-19 was diagnosed at the end of December 2019, there have been more than 2.3 million cases reported in the United States, causing more than 120,000 deaths as of June 23. Around the globe, there have been over 9.2 million cases reported, with nearly 477,000 deaths.
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Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

The United States military has a constant need for service members who can serve in elite and specialized military units, such as the Marine Corps. However, because the training courses for these forces is so rigorous, the dropout rate is high.
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Her life was turned upside down by coronavirus. Then the signs of anxiety and depression kicked in

Visaysha Harris had big plans when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. Her college graduation and a move to New York were about to mark the beginning of her new life. Then the pandemic hit and took an unexpected toll on her mental health.
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The United States saw a record number of new coron...

The United States saw a record number of new coronavirus cases in a single day with 37,077 reported Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University. CNN's Lucy Kafanov reports.
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Europe to ban American travel as U.S. struggles to contain pandemic

The EU has slowed the spread of COVID-19 in most regions, while cases in the U.S. continue to grow.The U.S. is reportedly excluded from both lists of "accepted nations," but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested the U.S. may reach an agreement with European officials.A ban on American travel would surely have political consequences for the Trump administration. The European Union is preparing to block Americans from traveling to member nations when borders begin to reopen on July 1.European ...
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U.S. virus cases near an all-time high as governors backtrack

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ELAINE KURTENBACH NEW YORK — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday at more than 34,000, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis. While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback. Daily deaths, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests that are coming back po...
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U.S. virus cases continue to rise at near-record rate

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ELAINE KURTENBACH NEW YORK — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis. While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback. Daily deaths, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests that are coming back positive for the virus...
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New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

The first-ever cardiac study of elite female basketball players in the United States shows how their hearts adapt to intense physical training.
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Weight loss of top performers has positive effect on individuals’ weight loss goals

The weight loss industry in the United States is vast and generates about $20 billion each year from over 100 million dieters. Commercial weight loss programs design customer-focused program policies to shape and optimize satisfaction and development.
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