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Patient’s COVID-19 Battle Changed Test Protocols

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first community-acquired case of COVID-19 in the United States posed many questions for doctors, but the answers they found led to key changes in federal guidelines for coronavirus testing, according to a case study. The patient …

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Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy Deemed ‘Essential Workers’ in New Zealand

Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy Deemed ‘Essential Workers’ in New Zealand

Around the world, billions are staying home to curb the spread of the coronavirus, except for medical personnel, police officers, pharmacists, grocery store workers and others who have been deemed essential workers in many places. In New Zealand, that list grew by two after the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced …

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How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

You’re looking at a virtual reality image of a coronavirus patient at George Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C. The patient is a generally healthy 59-year-old man with high blood pressure. Just days before this image was created, he was asymptomatic. But now, those green areas show where the infection has …

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‘We Are Winning Some of These Battles’

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 —This column was adapted from a Twitter thread, with permission. I saw my first COVID-19 patient on March 17. A week later, it felt like over half of the new consults were patients with COVID-19. This is a bad …

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First Case of Encephalitis Linked to COVID-19 Reported

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — Clinicians from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, have reported the first presumptive case of acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy associated with COVID-19. “As the number of patients with COVID-19 increases worldwide, clinicians and radiologists should be …

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Clopidogrel Adds No Benefit to Rivaroxaban+Aspirin

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — The VOYAGER PAD results from more than 6,500 patients created the biggest evidence base by far ever collected from patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) who underwent a vascular intervention, and showed that the combination of …

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Patients on Steroids With COVID-19 Might Need Rescue Steroids

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 –Endocrinologists have underlined the importance that physicians consider “a stress dose” of glucocorticoids in the event of severe COVID-19 infection in endocrine, and other, patients on long-term steroids. People taking corticosteroids on a routine basis for a variety …

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How To Make Restaurant-Style Basil Pesto Sauce At Home (Recipe Inside)

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Basil Pesto: This recipe is a quick and easy recipe for making basil pesto at home. Highlights Basil pesto is a delicious fresh sauce made with a base of basil leaves The deliciousness in the recipe comes from freshly plucked basil Here is a simple recipe for you to try …

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World Health Day 2020: 3 Reasons You Must Add Almond To Your Diet For A Healthier You!

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Almonds are a powerhouse of nutrition. Highlights World Health Day is celebrated to generate health awareness. World Health Day 2020 is being celebrated on April 7. Here we talk about almonds as one healthy food we all should consume. Every year, World Health Day is celebrated as a campaign to …

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