Even during this pandemic, we can participate in outdoor activities that also allow for proper social distancing, like sunbathing, swimming and exercising. But don’t forget you still need to use sunscreen to protect your skin, now and for the future. Sunscreen protects the skin against premature aging, primarily caused by hyperpigmentation, (darkened patches of skin) which is why dermatologists stress sunscreen’s importance.  It also
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President Donald Trump on Thursday continued his push for schools to reopen as fall approaches regardless of the state of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, adding that keeping schools closed “is causing death also.”  Trump called on Democrats to work with Republicans to pass the latest coronavirus relief bill, which currently includes $105 billion to help schools
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voclosporin Treatment for Lupus Nephritis Aurinia Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acceptance of the Filing of New Drug Application and Priority Review for Voclosporin for the Treatment of Lupus Nephritis Print this page VICTORIA, British Columbia & ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE) July 21, 2020 — Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:AUPH / TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”),
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WASHINGTON — The coronavirus experience at state-run nursing homes for veterans gives a good glimpse into the problems experienced by long term care facilities generally, according to Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee. “At the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts, at least 158 residents of the 278-bed facility —
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What makes us who we are? With help from a psychotherapist, we explore what happens when we lose our identity, and look at the ways we can get back in touch with the person we truly are We all fit into different ‘boxes’, capturing our relationships, our roles in the world, and our interests –
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Eating disorder experts, nutrition experts and activists alike criticise the government’s approach to obesity Recently the government announced a new obesity strategy that claims to help get the nation ‘fit and healthy, protect themselves against COVID-19 and protect the NHS’. After releasing the strategy, experts in the field of eating disorders, nutrition and body positivity
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By 2032, the United States is predicted to see a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians, according to the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). In the continuing nightmare that is the global coronavirus pandemic, how can this be, as it seems now more than ever healthcare (public or private) is arguably the most “essential” industry
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) today issued a formal apology for past racism and included quotes from board meetings in the 1940s that illustrate the depths of the injustices. Specifically, the AAP apologizes for treatment of the organization’s first black members, Alonzo deGrate Smith, MD, and Roland Boyd Scott, MD, who were initially rejected
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Michael Collins, Representative Lewis’s long time chief of staff, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) embrace after the casket with the remains of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) was carried from the U.S. Capitol building, in Washington, July 29, 2020. Brendan Smialowski | Pool via Reuters House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Wednesday imposed
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Print this page NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE) July 27, 2020 — Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced the start of a global (except for China) Phase 2/3 safety and efficacy clinical study to evaluate a single nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) candidate from their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine program against
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Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure scPharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance of Furoscix New Drug Application Resubmission Print this page BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 27, 2020– scPharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: SCPH), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products that have the potential to optimize the delivery of infused therapies, advance patient care, and reduce healthcare costs, today
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FDA Approves Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate) for the Maintenance Treatment of COPD Print this page 24 July 2020 — AstraZeneca’s Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate) has been approved in the US for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was based on
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Women with symptomatic uterine fibroids reported significantly better quality of life (QoL) following myomectomy as compared with uterine artery embolization, a randomized trial showed. Both fibroid-specific and health-related QoL improved more with myomectomy, although scores for both treatment groups improved from baseline. Scores related to symptom severity favored myomectomy at 6 months and 2 years.
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We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate how to do it. This week will be part 2 of back stretches.
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It’s often difficult to communicate how it really feels to experience anxiety. To offer some insight, we share four ways to paint a visual and emotional picture… Trying to explain anxiety to friends and family is hard. How do you grasp a whirlwind of emotions and string them into a sentence? And do those words
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By 2032, the United States is predicted to see a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians, according to the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). In the continuing nightmare that is the global coronavirus pandemic, how can this be, as it seems now more than ever healthcare (public or private) is arguably the most “essential” industry
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A local mask-wearing campaign, objections to a hospitals name, and a conspiracy theory video takedown are three of the biggest social media stories related to medicine so far this week. Florida Medical Group Takes Over COVID Response on Masks With more
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