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With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In

With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In

With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In “We saw a blooming in Candida auris,” said Dr. Rubin, who attributed the change to a handful of factors, notably the challenges in testing for the germ when so many testing resources went toward Covid-19. Noxious drug-resistant bacteria are surfacing too, including …

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Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled

Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled

Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled Christina Crosby, an athletic woman who had just turned 50, was three miles into her bicycle-riding regimen near her home in Connecticut when her front spokes snagged a branch. The bike stopped dead, hurling Dr. Crosby to the pavement, the …

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What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19?

What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19?

What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19? What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19? Anecdotally, at least, some long-haulers are experiencing the type of viral reactivation Klimas describes. In late October, seven months after contracting the coronavirus, Lauren Nichols developed shingles — a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. The episode, which featured burning, “out of this …

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Is It OK to Enroll in a Covid-19 Vaccine Trial If I Might Drop Out?

Is It OK to Enroll in a Covid-19 Vaccine Trial If I Might Drop Out?

Is It OK to Enroll in a Covid-19 Vaccine Trial If I Might Drop Out? Is It OK to Enroll in a Covid-19 Vaccine Trial If I Might Drop Out? Your participation would probably be of more value if you take the antibody test only when your turn approaches for receiving an authorized vaccine. Should you test positive and, as …

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Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care

Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care

Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care Elizabeth M. Goldberg is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Brown University, in Providence, and an emergency room physician. “In March and April there was this sense that you choose either your patients or yourself and it was your expectation to be there,” said Dr. Goldberg, 38, …

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Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout.

Here's why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout.

Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout. Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout. Carolyn Zain had heard horror stories about the nation’s coronavirus vaccine rollout: long waits, clunky websites, people being turned away. So when her health department announced it was expanding appointments, she armed herself with two phones …

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Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts Leave Covid-19 Experts Unsure

Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts Leave Covid-19 Experts Unsure

Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts Leave Covid-19 Experts Unsure Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts Leave Covid-19 Experts Unsure There are Covid-19 bubbles — small clusters of friends or family who agree to socialize exclusively with each other during the pandemic — and then there are the kinds of bubbles the Flaming Lips used at …

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Is Mask-Slipping the New Manspreading?

Is Mask-Slipping the New Manspreading?

Is Mask-Slipping the New Manspreading? Is Mask-Slipping the New Manspreading? Something about some men just makes it difficult to keep that mask where it should be. Source link

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Yes, You Still Need to Wear a Mask

Yes, You Still Need to Wear a Mask

Yes, You Still Need to Wear a Mask Yes, You Still Need to Wear a Mask Although six-foot social distancing is not totally arbitrary, it’s based on limited evidence among airline passengers and may not apply at all, for example, to the unmasked cyclists shouting to one another as they ride past me or to the heavy-breathing runners I pass. …

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Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer

Erectile Dysfunction: The Foods You Eat May Affect Your Risk

Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Drinking coffee may lower the risk for prostate cancer. Researchers combined data from 16 prospective studies that calculated the risk associated with the highest versus the lowest coffee consumption. In all, there were 1,081,586 participants and 57,732 cases of prostate cancer in studies conducted …

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