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Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people and health care leaders warned that staff were being worn down by yet another surge.

"Physicians and patients with #psoriasis  should be aware of the risk of VTE and PVD." #DermTwitter 

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The Pfizer/BioNTech booster lowers the risk for confirmed illness, severe illness, and death from COVID-19, according to two large studies.

An experimental saliva test can diagnose SARS-CoV-2 infection in minutes, nearly as accurately as gold-standard PCR tests, researchers believe.

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Patients who experience a #stroke  have a "very high" risk of #epilepsy  one year later, new research shows.

CDC warns about rabies after 5 die from the virus in 2021. Updated reference here:

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Women who have had a miscarriage may have an increased risk of developing diabetes and hypertension

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A drop-off in cancer screening during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a marked increase in people presenting with advanced breast + colon cancer

Antibodies derived from natural COVID infection are more abundant and at least 10x more potent than immunity generated by vaccination alone. That’s not something we should ignore, scientists say.

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Why in-flight emergency kits need an update

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70% of physicians would tell their loved ones to steer clear of the medical profession.

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New CDC guidelines: Healthcare workers should be tested for tuberculosis when they are hired and should be retested only after an occupational exposure.

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Researchers have reported for the first time that they have found inflammation in the brains of patients with #fibromyalgia , opening the door to potential treatment.

70% of physicians would tell their loved ones to steer clear of the medical profession.

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? JUST IN: FDA approves glucose-lowering drug liraglutide for patients as young as 10, making it the first noninsulin drug approved for treating pediatric #T2D  in almost 20 years.

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Residents spend 1.7 hours daily with patients – and 5.2 hours using computers.

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Drink coffee, lower risk of early death, two large studies suggest.

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Physicians are plagued by loneliness and isolation. Two NJEM perspectives.

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According to a new study, consuming more than 2 portions of mushrooms per week may reduce the odds of developing mild cognitive impairment by as much as 50%. Read more on this #MedUpdate .

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