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- ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September September 17, 2020Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
- Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says September 17, 2020A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.
- Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows September 16, 2020President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
- Longer Symptom-to-Balloon Time Tied to Larger Infarct Size After PCI for STEMI January 20, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Björn Redfors, Reza Mohebi, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians The goal of this study was to assess the association between symptom-to-balloon time (SBT...
- Ranking the Most (and Least) Accurate Medical TV Shows January 20, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Mikhail Varshavski, DO, who goes by "Doctor Mike" on social media, is a board-certified family medicine physician at the Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. Watch him rank medical television...
- New Safety Concern for Migraine Drug? January 20, 2021(MedPage Today) -- The migraine prevention drug erenumab (Aimovig) was associated with elevated blood pressure (BP), an FDA analysis of postmarketing case reports suggested. Of 61 erenumab-linked hypertension cases submitted to the FDA Adverse...
- Large Study Finds High Burden of Acute Brain Dysfunction in Severe COVID-19 January 20, 2021(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Brenda T. Pun, Rafael Badenes, et al.; Valerie Page Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, infectious disease specialists, critical care specialists The goal of this study was to examine the prevalence...
- COVID Pro Tips from Hospitalists January 20, 2021(MedPage Today) -- A quarter century ago, hospitalists didn't exist. Now, these specialists in hospital medicine are managing the care of countless North American patients with COVID-19. They've learned plenty over the past 10 months, and five...
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- Case Report of Cardiopulmonary Arrest During Pregnancy due to Opioid Overdose January 19, 2021An interdisciplinary approach is needed to care for a pregnant woman in cardiopulmonary arrest with a viable fetus who experiences an opioid overdose.
- Effects of Fourth-Degree Perineal Lacerations on Women’s Physical and Mental Health January 17, 2021The life-changing effects of fourth-degree perineal lacerations on women’s physical and mental health permeated all aspects of their lives.
- Initiative to Increase Skin-to-Skin Contact in the Operating Room After Cesarean January 17, 2021An initiative, including nurse education, team communication, and a new practice guideline, increased skin-to-skin contact within the first hour of life in the operating room after cesarean birth.
- Path Model Validation of Breastfeeding Intention Among Pregnant Women January 16, 2021The best-fit path model indicates that intention to breastfeed is directly influenced by motivation to breastfeed, attitudes toward breastfeeding, and self-efficacy for breastfeeding.
- Education in Trauma-informed Care in Maternity Settings Can Promote Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic January 9, 2021Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected many people’s mental health, including pregnant women and clinicians who provide maternity care, and threatens to develop into a mental health pandemic. Trauma-informed care (TIC) is a framework that takes into account the effect that past trauma can have on current behavior and the ability to cope and […]
- Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium January 21, 2021Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium.
- Media Statement from Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator January 20, 2021Today, Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, officially begins her post as the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the ninth administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). U.S. President Joe Biden selected Dr. Walensky to lead the agency in December. Dr. Walensky comes to CDC […]
- CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States January 12, 2021The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.
- HHS Announces $22 Billion in Funding to Support Expanded Testing, Vaccination Distribution January 7, 2021The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced two upcoming actions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide more than $22 billion in funding to states, localities, and territories in support of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as directed by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations […]
- Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19 January 6, 2021CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
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