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Reviews | Don’t let vindictiveness seep into medicine as it has in politics

The callous and inhumane dislocation of migrants recently perpetrated by the state governors of Florida and Texas reminded me of an equally dismissive and appalling tactic used by healthcare workers since the 1960s: “Greyhound Therapy”. Greyhound therapy refers to attempts by health workers and administrators to remove unwanted patients from emergency rooms, hospitals and other …

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North Korea resumes rail trade with China, imports badly needed food and medicine

North Korea resumes rail trade with China, imports badly needed food and medicine

North Korea is once again importing large quantities of food and medicine from China as rail trade between the two countries resumed for the first time since April, sources in both countries told RFA. The first train left the Chinese border town of Dandong on Monday morning and arrived at a quarantine facility near Sinuiju …

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Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D3 do not reduce risk of frailty, study finds

September 27, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Orkaby reports being supported by a veterans award. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles …

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Balancing life on the grill with life as a healthcare professional - Columbus Messenger

Balancing life on the grill with life as a healthcare professional – Columbus Messenger

By Linda DilmanPersonal editor Photos courtesy of the Kalinowksi family.Wally Kalinowski the footballer. Heidelberg University football lineman Wally Kalinowski knows what it’s like to hurt, but as a registered nurse, he also knows how to treat and relieve pain. “I played offensive line in high school, especially on the left,” said Kalinowski, a 2019 graduate …

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How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle?  - MedCity News

How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle? – MedCity News

The world of medical coding has grown significantly over the past 20 years, echoing an increasingly complex technology landscape of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and machine learning. What started as a manual, paper-based process, relying on chargemasters, morphed in a few decades into a highly specialized digital process leveraging predictive analytics, AI, natural language processing, …

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Test predicts which COVID-19 patients will get worse, Stanford Medicine study finds

Test predicts which COVID-19 patients will get worse, Stanford Medicine study finds

Unique test could predict which people hospitalized with COVID-19 are likely to get significantly worse during their stay, even if they were admitted with relatively mild symptoms, according to a study of more than 2,500 people led by researchers of Stanford Medicine. The test measures patients’ blood levels of a protein from the virus that …

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Texas A&M students bring veterinary medicine to underserved members of the campus community

Veterinary students examine the dogs of an essential Aggie. School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences For as long as she can remember, Emma Bender ’22, a recent graduate in biomedical sciences, loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian. When she also discovered a passion for community service, she decided to dedicate her career …

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The “Food as medicine” concept adopted by consumers

The link between fresh, healthier food and improved well-being is not lost on grocery shoppers, even in today’s inflationary environment. Of 2,054 U.S. adults surveyed, 84% consider health and wellness a key factor when shopping for fresh food, according to Deloitte’s “Fresh Food as Medicine for the Heartburn of High Prices” report, published Monday. Additionally, …

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