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Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
300,000 American Deaths Projected by December Without More Face Mask Use
Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011
COVID-19 Tied to Higher Risk for Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes
Telestroke Consultations Down During COVID-19 Pandemic
Moderna Charging Much More for COVID-19 Vaccine Than Others
SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Detected in 13.7 Percent of NYC HCPs
Johnson & Johnson Makes $1 Billion Vaccine Deal
Scientists Call for Broader Use of Faster COVID-19 Tests
AHA: Cannabis May Have Adverse Cardiovascular Effects
CDC: More American Indian, Alaska Natives in Fair, Poor Health
ED Visits Decreased in Five States From January Through April 2020
Early Use of IL-6 Inhibitors May Improve COVID-19 Outcomes
CDC Describes 238 Confirmed Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Encouraging Results
Seven States Join Pact to Speed COVID-19 Testing
Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms
Bisphenol A Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Young Boys
COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate 29 Percent in Multiple Myeloma Patients
Most Studies Still Fail to Analyze Data by Sex
Trump's Plan Limits Free Nursing Home COVID-19 Tests
President Says Medicare Should Expand Telehealth Services
Burnout High Among Nonphysician Frontline Health Care Workers
AI-Enabled ECG Can Identify Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
Risk for Acute Cerebrovascular Events Low in COVID-19 Patients
Obesity Ups Risk for Intubation, Death With COVID-19 in Adults <65
Risk for Positive COVID-19 Test Up for Health Care Workers
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
U.S. Puts Up Another $2.1 Billion for Potential COVID-19 Vaccine
Plenty of COVID-19 Vaccine Coming, Fauci Says
Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors
Global Epidemiology of COVID-19 Reported for Prepandemic Era
Bacterial, Fungal Coinfection Uncommon in COVID-19 Patients
School Closures Linked to Decreased COVID-19 Incidence, Death
Excessive Drinking Responsible for 255 Deaths Per Day in U.S.
Delayed Treatment of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Tied to Hospitalization Risk
Remdesivir Shortages Plague Some Hospitals, Pharmacists Say
Obesity in Young Adulthood Tied to Later Venous Thromboembolism
Low Health Literacy Tied to Worse Heart Failure Outcomes
Depression, Anxiety May Be Signs That COVID-19 Is Attacking Brain
Premature Cardiac Deaths Across U.S. Dropped From 1999 to 2017
Nearly Half of Hispanics, Blacks Scared to Go to Hospital During COVID-19
Latino Communities at Higher Risk for COVID-19
Injury Patterns Differ for Elder Abuse Versus Unintentional Falls
Concussion Linked to Risk for Psych, Neurologic Disorders
Increase Found in Suicide-Related Exposure Rates to OTC Analgesics
FDA Warns Again About Dangers of Methanol-Based Hand Sanitizers
COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Now in Final Phase Testing
CDC to Address Inequalities in COVID-19 Reporting
Impact on Glucocorticoids in COVID-19 Varies With CRP Levels
Large Proportion of COVID-19 Studies Have Low-Level Evidence
FDA: Doctors Should Discuss Opioid OD Antidote With Patients
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Higher Legal Age for Handgun Sales Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides
Chimpanzee Adenovirus-Vectored Vaccine Promising for COVID-19
Mental Health Deteriorated During COVID-19 Lockdown
CDC Guidance Issued for Testing, Management of HCP Exposed to Hep C
Financial Health of Hospitals 'Dire' Due to COVID-19
High Prevalence of Americans Have Conditions Linked to Severe COVID-19
New Guidelines Released for Recovering COVID-19 Patients to Leave Isolation
Three in Four Americans Favor Face Coverings: Survey
Whole-Body CTs Save Time for Trauma Patients in Emergency Dept
Few Dementia Caregivers Receive Firearm Safety Counseling
COVID-19 Creating Stress, Anxiety Among Emergency Physicians
Ad5-Vectored COVID-19 Vaccine Immunogenic in Healthy Adults
Most Individuals in U.S. Have Not Been Infected With SARS-CoV-2
No Spike Seen in Cases of Polio-Like Condition in Children
Salmonella Outbreak in 15 States Being Investigated by CDC
U.S. Reaches Deal for Nearly 600 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
Inpatient Imaging Volumes Down During COVID-19 Pandemic
U.K. Study Looks at Stepping Down Meds in Stable Asthma
11.8 Percent of Household Contacts of Index Patients Have COVID-19
Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Tied to Childhood Sleep Problems
Even Mild Obesity Tied to Significantly Worse COVID-19 Outcomes
More Online Advance Directives Completed During COVID-19
Psychiatric Disorders, Loneliness Common During the Pandemic
Reducing Testing Delay Crucial for Slowing COVID-19 Transmission
28-Day Mortality in COVID-19 Lower With Dexamethasone
Family Medicine Resident Graduates Remain in the Field
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Lack of Public Education for Using Face Masks Leads to Noncompliance, Experts Warn
Call for 'Challenge Trials' to Hasten COVID-19 Vaccine Development
3M Sues Over Fake N95 Masks, Price Gouging
CDC Will Again Post COVID-19 Hospitalization Data
Lopinavir/Ritonavir COVID-19 Treatment Linked to Bradycardia
Exposure to Wildfire Smoke Ups Deaths of Hemodialysis Patients
Social Determinants of Health Linked to Incident Stroke Risk
Masking of Health Care Workers Cuts SARS-CoV-2 Positivity
Higher SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load Tied to Shorter Symptom Duration
U.S. Must Spend $75 Billion to Improve COVID-19 Testing, Report Says
Ticagrelor-Aspirin Beneficial for Mild-to-Moderate Stroke, TIA
Physical Distancing Interventions Cut Incidence of COVID-19
Stroke Recurrence Decreased Among Mexican-Americans
SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Induces Immune Response
CDC Will No Longer Receive Hospitals' COVID-19 Data
COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative May Favor Rich Countries
Poor Sleep Patterns May Up Risk for Attacks in Adults With Asthma
Most U.S. COVID-19-Related Deaths Occur in Medical Facility
Lymphocytopenia May Predict Greater Severity in COVID-19
Global Population Anticipated to Peak in 2064
Overdose Deaths Down at Supervised Drug Consumption Sites
No COVID-19 Deaths Reported in NYC for First Time in Months
Layoffs Cost 5.4 Million Americans Their Health Insurance
Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado Town
People Overestimate Success of CPR
Shelter-in-Place Orders Cut Growth Rates of COVID-19 Deaths
Outcomes Worse for COVID-19-Linked Ischemic Strokes
Hyperglycemia Linked to Higher Mortality in COVID-19 Patients
Rise Seen in U.S. COVID-19 Deaths
Some Hospitals in COVID-19 Hotspots Running Short of Remdesivir
Slow Test Results Hampering U.S. Fight Against COVID-19
Risk for Heart Failure Increased for Women Taking β-Blockers
COVID-19 Case Rates, Deaths Considerably Higher in Prisons
COVID-19-Related Symptoms Persist After Recovery
Black Individuals at Increased Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
WHO to Lead Investigation of COVID-19 Pandemic Origins
Gilead Presents Additional Data on Efficacy of Remdesivir for COVID-19
Patterns Changing for Heart Disorder Hospitalizations in Canada
Incidence of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Up During COVID-19
COVID-19 Explored in Kidney Recipients, Hemodialysis Patients
Drop Seen in Rate of Sports and Recreation-Related TBI in Children
More Than One in Four Seniors Reported Falling in Past Year
Children Seem Not to Be Driving SARS-COV-2 Transmission
Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Many Medication Errors
COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Mental Health Issues
CDC Updates Info on COVID-19 Cases at Meat, Poultry Processing Facilities
Spectrum of Neurological Disorders Linked to SARS-CoV-2
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May 26 2020 - May 29 2020American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
March 28 2020 - March 30 2020American College of Cardiology, March 28-30
February 19 2020 - February 21 2020American Stroke Association, Feb. 19-21
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November 7 2019 - November 11 2019American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 7-11
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