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Are We Prepared for Increased Healthcare Needs Post-COVID-19?

Chris Windham M.D. & Ashwini Davison M.D. - 4/28/2020 - 0

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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Defeating COVID-19 Requires a Military-Grade Defense System

Peter J. Plantes, MD, FACP - 4/24/2020 - 2

A new dashboard utilizing data from 20,000 labs provides a 21st Century military-grade, Dowding-like defense system to use against COVID-19.

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How to Stay Safe and Sane in the COVID-19 Age

Paul S. Auerbach, MD - 4/3/2020 - 1

Emergency physician and expert in disaster medicine, Paul Auerbach, M.D., provides rules of the road for staying safe and sane during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What to Do If Your Hands Are a Mess From Washing Them So Much!

Fayne Frey, MD - 3/12/2020 - 3

Proper handwashing is an essential step to protect yourself from infectious agents, such as coronavirus. It can, however, lead to dry skin and hand eczema.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Requires Rejecting Pharma’s Business As Usual

Norbert Goldfield, MD - 3/5/2020 - 0

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED Dozens of lawmakers have called on the […]

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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy When Viruses are Circulating

Jennifer Landis - 3/5/2020 - 2

Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.

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MedShare Responds (Again) to the Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 2/10/2020 - 0

MedShare partners with The Coca-Cola Foundation & The UPS Foundation to send 1.8 million respirator masks to China in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Dried Blood Spot Testing: Innovations and Applications

Robert Lerman, M.D. - 2/9/2020 - 0

Innovations in dried blood spot testing (DBS) technology will greatly improve the adoption as well as broaden the reach of DBS technology.

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Can Cranberry’s Bioactive Ingredient Prevent UTIs?

Brian J. Flynn, MD - 6/23/2019 - 1

The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.

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7 Signs Your Flu Is Way More Serious Than You Think

Anita Fernandes - 3/19/2019 - 0

The flu is generally a minor health issue that clears up in less than a week. But sometimes serious complications arise that you need to be aware of.

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Early Diagnosis of Sepsis is the Key to Saving Lives

Michael Wong, JD - 2/14/2019 - 1

A doctor describes his personal experience of surviving sepsis. He is now a passionate advocate of early diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

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What You Need to Know About MRSA and What to Do About It

Jeanine Thomas - 2/5/2019 - 4

Methicillin-Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) infections can be difficult to treat because the bacteria are resistant to many different antibiotics.

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