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Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 05, 2020 — At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) in his hospital. Another was informed he couldn’t wear a mask brought from home for fear of scaring the patients. …

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No School Forces Many Medical Workers to Stay Home

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — At least 1 in 7 U.S. health care workers have to miss work to care for their children if the coronavirus pandemic keeps schools closed — and their absence could result in more patient deaths, researchers say. …

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Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — As most 2020 medical conferences have, one by one, been canceled or rescheduled as virtual meetings in the time of a pandemic, some physicians and other healthcare professionals are wondering if this is the year that will change …

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White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON — A commercial aircraft carrying 80 tons of gloves, masks, gowns and other medical supplies from Shanghai touched down in New York on Sunday, the first of 22 scheduled flights that White House officials say will funnel much-needed goods to the United States by early April as it battles …

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Medical Students Await Emergency Arrangements

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 24, 2020 — Final year medical students are waiting to hear what emergency arrangements have been made between the regulatory bodies to allow them to be accelerated onto the NHS front line as hospitals battle to handle the surge of patients as …

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Which Medical Conferences Are Being Canceled by Coronavirus?

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 03, 2020 — In a typical year, March marks the start of conference season, made all the more attractive by collegial gatherings and travel to warmer climes. But 2020 has already proven anything but typical as the number of novel …

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The Medical ID Bracelet That Doesn’t Look Like One

The Medical ID Bracelet That Doesn’t Look Like One

In times of uncertainty, people turn to many places for peace of mind: cooking, exercising, reading the news, multiperson video chats and other virtual gatherings, fresh air. When that uncertainty stems from a global pandemic, the actions we take to protect our bodies and minds may also include washing our …

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More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus

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UPDATED March 18, 2020 — At least 50 medical conferences have been canceled or postponed as COVID-19 continues to cause chaos globally. The great majority of meetings that have changed status were scheduled to take place in March and April. However, our list includes two conferences originally scheduled …

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Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Cut Medical Bill Worries, Study Finds

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By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People living in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are less likely to be uninsured or struggling with the strain of unpaid medical bills, a new study finds. The study is the latest to examine …

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U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever’s Advance

News Picture: U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever

Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm over yet another potential mosquito-borne health threat to Americans — yellow fever. In an essay published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the …

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