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The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment? 

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we've passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.
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Health Care Companies’ Critical Role in Responding to COVID-19 

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Richard Migliori MD, EVP & Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealth Group describes the health care company's multi-pronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Exciting New Research on COVID-19: BTK Inhibition

A small study of seriously ill COVID-19 patients administered acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor and repurposed lymphoma drug, showed very promising results.
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Young Journalists Report: Around the World with COVID-19

Young journalists from Iowa City High School report on the experiences of people around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Greater Risk of Blood Clots in COVID-19 Patients

Patients with COVID-19 are at a much greater risk of developing blood clots. Guidelines for diagnosis and management of the condition are rapidly evolving.
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Are We Prepared for Increased Healthcare Needs Post-COVID-19?

We need to prepare for increased healthcare needs in chronically ill once the acute phase of COVID-19 has passed. Much of that care may have been deferred.
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Vaping Could Put Youth at Risk for Complications of COVID-19

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Vaping can lead to irreversible lung damage in youth and young adults. This may increase susceptibility to complications from infection with COVID-19
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Poor Payer Reimbursement and Practice Viability during COVID-19

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Physician practices should utilize their current time & resources to renegotiate payer reimbursement contracts to ensure viability during the age of COVID.
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The Challenge of Fitness Training in the Age of COVID-19

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Navigating proper precautions for COVID-19, including social distancing, while maintaining fitness training can be daunting - here are some tips.
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Healthcare Workers Say They’ll Be Fired If They Wear Their Own...

Healthcare workers who risk their lives by showing up for work are being threatened with firing for trying to protect themselves with their own masks.