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To My Kids From A Mentally Exhausted Doctor

In March, based on accounts of COVID-19 from colleagues across the country, I feared for my life. At work, I prayed with nurses who were in a state of panic. We honestly felt impending death or doom. We had participated in teleconferences and read articles regarding the shear chaos COVID-19 creates.

Hospitals Are Suddenly Short Of Young Doctors — Because Of Visa Ban

Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.

When Did It Become Acceptable To Attack The Medical Community For Simply Doing Their Jobs?

Maybe I haven’t been paying close attention. Forgive me, I’ve been a bit busier than usual. When did it become acceptable or seemingly the norm to attack the medical community for simply doing our jobs?

Coronavirus Symptoms Fall Into Six Different Clusters, Study Finds

Symptoms of Covid-19 appear to fall into six different groupings, researchers have revealed, in work they say could help to predict whether a patient will end up needing a ventilator or other breathing support. The team say the findings could give healthcare providers several days advanced warning of demand for hospital care and respiratory support.

I Am Overwhelmed Right Now. I Know I Am Not Alone.

I am overwhelmed right now. I know I am not alone. I hear it in the voices of my friends, family, colleagues, patients. We are all feeling it.

Severe Brain Disorders In Patients With Mild Covid-19 Symptoms

Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain disorders triggered by coronavirus, as they emerge in mildly affected or recovering patients, scientists have warned.

Experimental Blood Test Detects Cancer up to Four Years before Symptoms Appear

For years scientists have sought to create the ultimate cancer-screening test—one that can reliably detect a malignancy early, before tumor cells spread and when treatments are more effective. A new method reported today in Nature Communications brings researchers a step closer to that goal. By using a blood test, the international team was able to diagnose cancer long before symptoms appeared in nearly all the people it tested who went on to develop cancer.

Hospitals Stock Up On Covid-19 Drugs To Prepare For Second Wave In Fall

Health systems build up inventories of antivirals like remdesivir and common drugs like acetaminophen; shortages of some ICU meds remain