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  • AAAAI 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAAI 2021
  • Feb 26 2021 This Week in Cardiology   Risk factors for COVID-19, CMR after COVID-19, and two important obesity studies are discussed in this week’s podcast.
  • How Has COVID-19 Affected MBC Treatment Decisions? Oncologists discuss how they've modified their pre-pandemic practices based on local COVID conditions in an effort to sustain patient care.
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  • ACTRIMS 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACTRIMS 2021
  • Helping COVID 'Long Haulers' in Primary Care   Long-haul COVID-19 is nowhere near being well understood, but Dr Chuck Vega has guidance for supporting patients through their long-term symptoms.
  • Keratoconus Progression Measurements Often Miss the Target Dr Christopher Rapuano comments on a recent study showing significant measurement variability of the Pentacam, and what it may mean for treating progression.
  • Helping Parents and Children Deal With a Child's Limb Deformity My decision to accept the risks to reap the benefits of surgery is small potatoes compared with the decisions that the parents of a child born with a deformed lower extremity must face.
  • How Do We Protect Science From the Next Trump? To prevent future political interference in science, agencies must build a lasting culture of scientific integrity.
  • Common Antibiotics for Diverticulitis Have Higher C difficile Risks   Dr David Johnson comments on new data indicating that it may be time to move away from metronidazole plus a fluoroquinolone in certain patients.
  • The Safety and Scheduling of COVID Vaccination in Patients With MS   Dr Stephen Krieger on how to reassure patients who may be hesitant, and the ideal way to time vaccinations with MS treatments.
  • A Tribute to Bernard Lown There are lessons for us all in the life and legacy of the renowned cardiologist and peace activist Bernard Lown, notes John Mandrola, MD.
  • The Psychiatrist's Role in Navigating a Toxic News Cycle   The news cycle continues to present opportunities for tense encounters with family, friends, and coworkers. Dr Gregory Scott Brown shares some basic tips for defusing these fraught conversations.
  • Consideration of Herbal Products in Pregnancy and Lactation With uncertain efficacy, the safety of herbal products comes into focus. Very few herbal products (or their specific active compounds) have been scientifically studied for safety in pregnancy/lactation.
  • COVID-19 Vax: Don't Let Perfect Be the Enemy of Good   Bioethicist Art Caplan discusses vaccinations for COVID-19 and the need for increased dissemination, consistent policies, and plans for emergencies.
  • Is Red Meat Bad for Your Heart?   Drs Kopecky and Lopez-Jimenez discuss the research on health effects of eating processed and unprocessed meat in the wake of a controversial guideline.
  • FDA Provides the Latest COVID Updates   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Janet Woodcock about the latest COVID-19 updates from the US Food and Drug Administration.
  • What the NBA's Collaboration With Yale Reveals About COVID   The NBA was looking for help with COVID-19 surveillance. They found it in Nathan Grubaugh's team at Yale. Grubaugh talks with Eric Topol and Abraham Verghese about that collaboration and more.
  • Move to Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Is Worth a Shot   Switching to a single-dose COVID vaccine program is a reasonable option while vaccine supply is limited, says F. Perry Wilson. Here's a look at the data.
  • AAN 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAN 2021