Patients and Same-Sex Doctors; COVID Data; and Lethal Fentanyl

Why Patients Prefer Same-Sex Doctors Research suggests that men and women are both more likely to ask for a primary

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New Dads’ Brains Shrink; COVID Boosters; and Open-Door Wards

New Fathers’ Brains Shrink — and That’s OK The brains of first-time fathers appear to shrink after the birth of

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Can We Eliminate Measles and Rubella Worldwide?

A recent study in The Lancet Global Health takes a pessimistic view of our ability to eradicate measles by 2100,

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Limiting Antibiotic Overprescription in Pandemics: New Guidelines

A statement by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), published online on September 14 in Infection Control &

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COVID Still Kills, but Demographics of Its Victims Are Shifting

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As California settles into a third

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Weekly Cases Drop to Lowest Level Since April

A hefty decline in new COVID-19 cases among children resulted in the lowest weekly total since late April, according to

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Hong Kong Flags COVID Quarantine Policy Change, Wants an Orderly Opening-Up

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong said on Tuesday it aims to make an announcement soon on its controversial COVID-19

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Sound Sick? New AI Technology Might Tell If It’s COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Imagine this: You think you might

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