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The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that doctors have always been on the front lines saving lives.
The eight-episode docuseries - which begins streaming on Netflix on June 10 - follows four doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, including brain surgeons David Langer and John Boockvar, emergency room physician Mirtha Macri, and chief resident ob-gyn Amanda Little-Richardson. According to Rolling Stone , viewers will get a...
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Was that COVID-19? Antibody tests could now tell us how many have really been exposed

Was that COVID-19? Antibody tests could now tell us how many have really been exposed

1 month ago   |   By National Post

As Health Canada begins releasing tests capable of identifying who among us has unknowingly been exposed to COVID-19, many might be wondering: Was that coughing back in March really COVID-19?
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Let's Stop the Draconian Visiting Restrictions

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

One physician's thoughts on how to loosen visitation restrictions responsibly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medscape Internal Medicine
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Emergency Preparedness: Where Did We Go Wrong With COVID-19?

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Luciana Borio about the failures of the US response to the coronavirus pandemic and how much longer physical distancing will be necessary.
WebMD
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COVID-19 only kills 1% of people in remote Papuan village with limited resources

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

A researcher from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and a tropical medicine expert who lives in Wamena, Indonesia have published a unique account of a village in the Papuan highlands of Indonesia that has experienced what was presumed to be an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019
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Goldman Sachs warns of a 'start-and-stop' economic recovery

1 month ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The global economy could be in for a bumpy ride as lockdowns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease, says Goldman Sachs president John Waldron.
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COVID-19 Virus Found in Stool May be Infectious

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

If confirmed by future studies, it would mean that people could get sick by ingesting tiny amounts of stool from others who are infected.
WebMD Health News
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AAN Issues COVID-19 Ethical Guidance for Neurologists

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The American Academy of Neurology has issued new ethical guidance for neurologists and neuroscience professionals caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medscape Medical News
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Red Cross Urges Halt to Cyberattacks on Healthcare Sector Amid COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The Red Cross called for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare and medical research facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, in a letter published Tuesday and signed by a group of political and business figures.
Reuters Health Information
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‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

The Cheaper by the Dozen cast came together to recreate scenes from the movie for charity
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives and the “ new normal ” - as everyone is calling it - is anything but, however, one kinda cool side effect of the coronavirus is that all your favorite casts from movies and TV shows of yesteryear are virtually reuniting for charity , which is awesome because nostalgia is a welcome distraction from the current hellscape we live in. Back in 2003, a little film called Cheaper by the Dozen landed in theaters and now, 17 years later, the fictional...
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Top Features Of Fitness Apps To Get More Downloads In Uncertain Times

Top Features Of Fitness Apps To Get More Downloads In Uncertain Times

1 month ago   |   By HealthWorks Collective

We are living in unprecedented times. As the world is faced with the effects of a pandemic, most of us are locked up in our homes as a precautionary measure. According to the World Health Organization , social distancing can help prevent the overwhelming of our healthcare systems.
Hence, most countries have issued stay-at-home orders for citizens. A report by Business Insider revealed that over one-third of the world is under lockdown.
COVID-19 has impacted mobile usage immensely. According to App Annie , people have now spent 20% more time on apps than they did in 2019. Additionally, a...
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Recognizing food safety heroes around the world

1 month ago   |   By Food Safety

This year in the lead up to World Food Safety Day, June 7 2020, the Partnership for Food Safety Education is recognizing the people who keep us fed during the COVID-19 pandemic and every other day of the year. They are asking for help as they try to shine a light on Food Safety Heroes.
This is a chance to recognize someone you know that has been working on the front line to ensure people are getting healthy and safe meals.
This is the second World Food Safety Day. It is an annual observance supported by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization...
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Experts discuss state of mental health care during COVID-19 pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Mental health care has experienced significant changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to mental health experts who participated in a live panel discussion organized by Finn Partners.
Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America, said in a teleconference that the number of anonymous, online mental health screenings conducted by his organization has increased significantly since the pandemic began.
“We averaged, generally, at the beginning of this year about 2,000 people per day who would come and take a mental health screen, and during May, we've been
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1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and...

1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and newborns: Study

Exposure to probiotics within the first 1,000 days after conception has been linked to profound positive effects on the health of infants. Birgit Michelsen, chief technical... Read more ...

Because of COVID-19, I've Decided to Lose the Gym Membership

Because of COVID-19, I've Decided to Lose the Gym Membership

Since the beginning of lockdown measures, every now and then, I like to stop and take stock of how the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives. COVID-19 has altered the ways... Read more ...

Autism Screening: Time to Focus on Quality Over Quantity

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Most children are being screened for autism spectrum disorder, but disparities remain, an analysis of 20 Utah clinics indicated. Among 36,223 toddlers who came in for check-ups... Read more ...

Pet Dogs can Improve Social-Emotional Development in Children

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When it comes to slowing down and enjoying the simpler things in life, there are few things as relaxing as laying in a hammock. Swaying in the warm breeze between two trees is... Read more ...

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After months spent cooped up inside with our kids for endless afternoons that feel like days, there's no greater joy than knowing summer is finally here. It's the season where... Read more ...