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Global IT Outage Hobbles EHR Systems, Leaving Docs Scrambling

Surgeries, medical appointments canceled across the U.S. after bungled software update

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Infectious Disease
No Asymptomatic Bird Flu Infections in Dairy Farmworkers, Small Study Finds

But officials announce two more cases among farmworkers in Colorado

7 Hrs Ago
Dermatology
Safety Flagged for Long-Term Oral Corticosteroids for Eczema

Over 90 days of exposure linked to adverse events

7 Hrs Ago
Neurology
New Alzheimer's Mimic Identified

Memory-loss syndrome predominantly affects limbic system

9 Hrs Ago
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Oncology/Hematology
Top Cancer Centers; Phase III Win in Prostate Cancer; Screening Recs for Anal Cancer

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

9 Hrs Ago
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Ophthalmology
Novel JAK1 Inhibitor Reduced Treatment Failures in Active Noninfectious Uveitis

But the trial was halted when the funder changed its business focus

10 Hrs Ago
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Which Specialty Had the Highest Rate of Physician Burnout?

You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz

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Endocrinology
Trans People on Hormone Therapy Don't Mind Potential Cardiovascular Side Effects

Many have already weighed the risks against their improved well-being

10 Hrs Ago
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Nursing
Nurse Survey Signals Improvements, Though Retention Still a Problem

Efforts to "recruit more nurses are akin to fueling a car with a leaking gas tank," one RN says

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Pop Medicine
Can People Be Allergic to Coconut?

The FDA considers it a "tree nut" even though it's a fruit

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Podcasts
MedPod Today: Administrative Harm; GOP-Backed Alternative to IVF? 'Zebra' Stories

乌鸦传媒 reporters offer further insights into these recently covered topics

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Pop Medicine
The Olympics Don't Allow Doping. This Competition Will Encourage It.

But how will athletes who get a boost to push the limits of achievement fare?

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Dermatology
Sotorasib Promising for KRAS鈥揜elated Vascular Malformations

Two patients had rapid symptom improvement and reductions in malformation volume

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Infectious Disease
IG Live July 19: Measles, Bird Flu, COVID, Oh My!

Experts unpack what recent outbreaks mean for public health

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Infectious Disease
Long COVID Risk Has Fallen, Largely Attributable to Vaccine Rollout

However, metabolic and gastrointestinal sequelae increased among the unvaccinated

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Meeting Coverage
Pegcetacoplan Comes Out Ahead in Comparison of Drugs for Dry AMD

Propensity-matched analysis favored the C3 inhibitor over avacincaptad pegol at 12 and 24 months

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Special Reports
These 'Zebra' Cases Were Cracked by People Other Than Doctors

Popular Reddit thread captures rare diagnoses made by patients, lab techs, first responders

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Public Health & Policy
FDA Allows Best-Selling E-Cigarette Vuse Alto, but Only in Tobacco Flavor

Agency previously rejected the company's menthol-flavored products

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Pop Medicine
VIP Patients in the ED; How to Gross Out a GI Doc; Physician Parenting Decisions

Healthcare social media content gathered by 乌鸦传媒 staff

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Pop Medicine
This Medical Condition Got Him Arrested: Medical Mystery Solved

What caused this patient's alcohol intoxication?

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Oncology/Hematology
Risk of Ovarian Cancer Higher in Women With Endometriosis

Risk was highest in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis and/or ovarian endometriomas

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MedPod Today
MedPod Today: Administrative Harm; GOP-Backed Alternative to IVF? 'Zebra' Stories

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HealthWatch
Do People Buy Into Hospital-at-Home Care?; Nicotine Pouch Use

Also in TTHealthWatch: preventing kidney transplant rejection

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The Doctor's Art
A Life in Medical Innovation and Philanthropy

A discussion with the former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Anamnesis
Rx for Reality: Clinicians Confront Medical Gaslighting

Three healthcare professionals describe when they were gaslit by their peers

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Chloe Nazra Lee, MD, MPH
What the Trump Assassination Attempt Says About Gun Violence

Democrat, Republican, or other, physicians must discuss this as a public health issue

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Jeremy Faust, MD
Smartphone App Decreased Distracted Driving and Other Noteworthy Studies This Week

This piece is devoted to four exceptional papers in JAMA Network Open

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Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS
When a Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Causes Cancer

The potential benefits of CAR T-cell therapies still far outweigh the risks