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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. American children gained a lot of weight in the last year, setting a dangerous trajectory towards metabolic disease that requires urgent policy change, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “Our nation’s safety net is fragile, outdated,
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Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic’s first wave, according to a new University of Michigan study. On the other hand, counties with high prevalence of asthma and a greater concentration of people over
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The risk of mRNA Covid booster shots causing heart inflammation in young adults continues to worry top scientists weighing whether to approve third doses for anyone over 12, Dr. Ofer Levy, a voting member of the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel, said Friday. Levy, the director of the Precision Vaccines Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, spoke
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Dear recent graduates, I would be remiss if I didn’t begin by congratulating you on everything you have accomplished so far. Surviving medical school and applying for residency should be celebrated. Often, we glide by without a second thought, and it’s a shame. In the words below I will share a few insights into applying
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It’s probably no surprise that the most significant respiratory disease epidemic in 100 years is the number one subject at this year’s CHEST meeting. But healthcare professionals with interests in more traditional topics shouldn’t feel cheated, a review of abstracts and scheduled sessions indicates. Of the nearly 2,100 abstracts published ahead of the meeting —
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For more than 30 years, part of actor, writer, and director David Harewood’s life story has been obscured from his view. Now he’s discovered what really happened to his younger self, and has found peace, purpose, and liberation after coming to terms with his own experience of psychosis David Harewood is sitting in his kitchen
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s attorney general said Friday that he won’t seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections, as long as they get informed consent from patients and don’t engage in misconduct. The office of Attorney General Doug Peterson released a legal opinion saying it
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What’s the relationship between sugar and mental health, and how can we make sure it’s a balanced one? Sugar plays a huge role in our food culture, packed into tasty treats and everyday snacks. That said, it’s fair to say the sweet stuff doesn’t have the best press, with the way that it can negatively
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After going through a divorce and a six-year break from the music industry, the famous singer surprised everyone with a slimmer figure in fall of 2019. But what exactly is Adele’s weight loss diet? Here’s how the Brit singer slimmed down. Adele’s Weight Loss Transformation After going through a long hiatus, the 15-time Grammy Award winner is ready to
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The newest Olympus DP series microscope camera—the DP23M monochrome camera—continues the series’ reputation for delivering high-quality images. With advanced features found on high-end microscope cameras, the DP23M monochrome camera provides premium fluorescence images at a reasonable cost. Image Credit: Olympus Fast, Efficient Fluorescence Protein Expression Checks The camera’s sensitive back side illuminated monochrome CMOS sensor,
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Brent Blue, MD, the coroner of Teton County, Wyoming, gave a press conference on Tuesday updating his office’s findings in the Gabrielle Petito death investigation. About a month ago, he announced the manner of death as a homicide and said that determination of the cause of death was pending additional investigation following the completion of
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Young adults who experience a traumatic injury are now more likely to have insurance coverage and access to rehabilitation if they live in a state that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), new study findings show. Further, states that expanded Medicaid also saw greater reductions in socioeconomic and racial disparities in certain areas,
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Posted on October 15, 2021 by Admin One of the benefits of moving into a senior living community is the opportunity to stay active and engaged. Communities use an assortment of names to describe these opportunities — “senior activities,” “elderly enrichment,” or Atria’s Engage Life® programs — but they generally refer to a customized calendar of events where residents can connect with each other, pursue their passions and express themselves creatively. Let’s delve into the types of activities you can
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Next generation sequencing (NGS) has given the genomic research community ultra-high throughput, scalability, and speed that could only be dreamed of 20 years ago. After winning the Breakthrough Prize last month, we speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub… First and foremost, congratulations!
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As the singer, songwriter, and crafter of emotional masterpieces releases her latest single ‘Easy on Me’, we’re reflecting on the wellbeing lessons we can take from Adele Think moving masterpieces, and a lot of people will immediately point to Adele, whose searingly honest tracks have been taking us on journeys through the human experience since
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If you train regularly or you want to become an athlete, then you’ve probably heard of workout supplements and how these can benefit you. Made especially to help athletes and people with active lifestyles, sports and workout supplements help maintain your level of performance so you can reach your fitness goals sooner. You can add muscle by simply eating right
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling all batches of irbesartan tablets USP 75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg and irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) tablets USP 150 mg/12.5 mg and 300 mg/12.5 mg because of the potential presence of the N-nitrosoirbesartan impurity. “As part of Lupin’s ongoing assessment, analysis revealed that certain tested active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) batches
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In a “Clinical Challenges” series on metastatic breast cancer, MedPage Today reviewed current recommendations and strategies for starting end-of-life care discussion, surgery for de novo metastatic disease, and the role and future of checkpoint inhibitors in this setting. Test your knowledge on each aspect of the series with the following three-question quiz. Correct answers and
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