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May 17, 2022

Most COVID-19 Survivors Return to Work Within 2 Years Most COVID-19 Survivors Return to Work Within 2 Years

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Regardless of the severity of their initial illness, 89% of people who […]
May 13, 2022

Are Physician White Coats Becoming Obsolete? Are Physician White Coats Becoming Obsolete?

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Trisha Pasricha, MD, a gastroenterologist and research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, was talking to a patient who had […]
May 12, 2022

Patient Attitudes Toward AI in Healthcare: It Depends Patient Attitudes Toward AI in Healthcare: It Depends

Artificial intelligence has moved from science fiction to everyday reality in a matter of years, being used for everything from online activity to driving cars. Even, […]
May 11, 2022

Many Wrongly Think Tap Water Is Safe for At-Home Medical Use Many Wrongly Think Tap Water Is Safe for At-Home Medical Use

While water from your tap generally is safe to drink, you should not use it for at-home medical purposes like sinus rinsing, washing contact lenses, and filling respiratory devices. […]
May 6, 2022

Cows Burp Enough Methane to Be Spotted by Satellites Cows Burp Enough Methane to Be Spotted by Satellites

Methane from cattle burping in a California feed lot has been detected on satellites in something scientists studying animal science at the University of California at […]
May 5, 2022

Why Do Clinical Trials Still Underrepresent Minority Groups? Why Do Clinical Trials Still Underrepresent Minority Groups?

It’s no secret that, for decades, the participants in clinical trials for new drugs and medical devices haven’t accurately represented the diverse groups of patients the […]
April 29, 2022

How to Address Social Determinants of Health How to Address Social Determinants of Health

CHICAGO — To give a sense of how social factors affect someone’s health, Sarah Candler, MD, MPH, described this case: A 70-year-old woman with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, […]
April 28, 2022

California to Increase Awards in Medical Malpractice Cases California to Increase Awards in Medical Malpractice Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — People who get hurt because of a doctor’s negligence in California could soon get a lot more money in malpractice lawsuits under […]
April 26, 2022

Shopping for Space, Health Systems Make Over Malls Shopping for Space, Health Systems Make Over Malls

The hulking Hickory Hollow Mall — a full 1.1 million square feet of retail space in southeastern Nashville — was once the largest shopping center in […]
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