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Infectious Disease

School Closures Could Further Complicate COVID-19 Effort

Potential contagion prevention from school closures needs to be weighed against the potential loss of health care workers due to child care obligations during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, according to a study published online April 3 in The Lancet Public Health.

Psychiatry

Adding Social Workers to Care Teams Can Cut Hospital Admissions for Veterans

An initiative to add social workers to rural primary care teams increases social work encounters among veterans and reduces hospital admissions and emergency department visits among high-risk patients, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs.

Conference Highlights

March 28 2020 - March 30 2020American College of Cardiology, March 28-30
March 28 2020 - March 31 2020The Endocrine Society, March 28-31
February 19 2020 - February 21 2020American Stroke Association, Feb. 19-21
December 10 2019 - December 14 2019CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 10-14
December 7 2019 - December 10 2019American Society of Hematology, Dec. 7-10

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