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The US' biggest public health crisis, according to 4 former US surgeons general

October 14, 2019

The number of dementia cases in the United States is "exploding," but the country has yet to come up with a plan to tackle the condition, a group of former U.S. surgeons general write for the Orlando Sentineland they offer ways the nation can address the crisis.

What it's like to survive the mysterious, vaping-linked lung illness

October 11, 2019

After vaping for years, 18-year-old Piper Johnson spent a week in the intensive care unit with a lung illness officials say is linked to e-cigarette use and vaping—and now, as cases of the illness continue to rise, she is warning other teenagers of the risks and urging them to kick their vaping habit.

A new study examined vitamin C to fight sepsis. The results are… complicated.

October 11, 2019

Providers in recent years have turned to vitamin C to treat sepsis based on limited evidence, and a study recently published in JAMA that sought to demonstrate whether the treatment is effective has left providers with no clear answers.

Only half of pregnant women received flu vaccines last year, survey shows

October 11, 2019

Only about one-third of pregnant women received both the influenza and tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccines last year, even though CDC strongly recommends the vaccines for every pregnancy, according to CDC survey results published Tuesday.

Why doctors do (and don't) attend their patients' funerals

October 9, 2019

While most doctors participate in their own bereavement practices following the death of a patient, it is uncommon for them to attend a patient's funeral, according to a research review recently published in the journal Medicine.

Trump admin will deny visas to those without health insurance

October 7, 2019

President Trump on Friday issued a proclamation that could deny immigrants' visas if they cannot prove they can afford to cover their medical expenses or that they will be enrolled in health coverage.

Sanders had a heart attack. What does that mean for his presidential campaign?

October 7, 2019

After news broke that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was hospitalized for chest pain Tuesday, his presidential campaign on Friday disclosed that Sanders experienced a heart attack and was treated at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Inside Walmart's plan to steer employees to high-quality doctors

October 4, 2019

Walmart on Thursday announced that, starting next year, it will test a program in certain markets that will financially incentivize employees to use doctors the company has determined are higher-quality than other doctors in the area.

Will cadavers in medical school soon be a thing of the past?

October 4, 2019

Cadavers have been used in medical education for centuries, but cost concerns and clinical limitations are leading some medical schools to stop using cadavers and instead use virtual reality.

Has medical education become too... nice?

October 3, 2019

While medical education once was rife with harassment and humiliation from attending physicians, many educators are moving away from this approach. However, some might have gone too far, failing to deliver "negative feedback of any kind," Perri Klass, a pediatrician and columnist, writes for the New York Times' "The Checkup."
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