Tag Archives: Anxiety

More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s …

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — I was supposed to be at a conference in Las Vegas, attending the meeting of the National Consortium of Breast Centers. My spring, typically filled with travel to give lectures to both oncology colleagues and men and women …

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Advice for Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is an experience that is unprecedented in our lifetime. It is having a pervasive effect due to how mysterious, potentially dangerous, and sustained it is. We don’t know how bad it’s going to get …

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COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded letters “We ask for your help” flashed across my screen, I knew exactly what was being asked of me: to graduate early and join the …

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Researchers Step Up to Stop the Spread

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The study, Inoculating Against an Infodemic: Microlearning Interventions to Address CoV Misinformation, is a collaboration between Ryerson University and Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Come for the Misinformation, Stay for the Facts One of the key elements of the initiative is a website ― http://covid19misinfo.org. …

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High Anxiety in America Over COVID-19

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Almost half of respondents said they worry about running out of food, medicine, and/or supplies. Most survey respondents (57%) said they’re concerned the pandemic will have a serious impact on their personal finances and two thirds (68%) fear it will have a long-lasting impact on the economy. In …

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‘Striking’ Rates of Anxiety, Depression in HCPs

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Frontline healthcare workers had a higher risk of depressive symptoms (OR, 1.52; 95% CI, 1.11 – 2.09; P = .01), anxiety (OR, 1.57; 95% CI, 1.22 – 2.02; P < .001), insomnia (OR, 2.97; 95% CI, 1.92 – 4.60; P < .001), and distress (OR, 1.60; 95% CI, 1.25 – 2.04; P < .001). “Protecting healthcare workers …

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How to Sleep With Coronavirus Anxiety

How to Sleep With Coronavirus Anxiety

Many people spend their nights now tossing and turning, struggling to unglue from the constant scroll of coronavirus news updates. But, while there is no body or life hack to make you impervious to the touch of disease, we do know that sleep is key to helping our bodies stay …

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Mass Quarantine May Spark Irrational Fear, Anxiety

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With a new virus, “there is uncertainty, and that’s what drives anxiety,” she added. Lessons From SARS “All anxiety is certainly not bad,” Neda Gould, PhD, clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, told Medscape Medical News. …

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Tom Hanks’ Take on Coronavirus Just Might Help Us All

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 17, 2020 — Humans are highly visual creatures. Severe and transformative events in our society are often remembered best by moments captured in representative photographs. Iconic images have immortalized such events as the end of World War II, the Vietnam War, …

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