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American Medical Association slams Trump’s claim that doctors are making money from listing COVID-19 as cause of death, as cases continue to climb

The American Medical Association hit back on Friday after President Donald Trump suggested doctors are inflating COVID-19 death counts for money, as cases continue to climb across the country. During a rally in Michigan, the president erroneously claimed doctors are improperly citing COVID as a cause of death in some cases for monetary gain. “The…

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Medical ethics in pandemic times

The COVID-19 pandemic is rife with scientific and medical uncertainty, including debates about the ethics of using experimental treatments.The big picture: As the global pandemic continues, the tension between providing the best available care for patients and performing trials to determine whether that care is effective risks complicating the medical response.The big question: Is it…

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Trump medical team ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Covid hospital admission – video

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During my medical residency, I spent a month on the obstetrics ward, learning how to deliver babies. On one occasion, I was paged to a delivery room down the hall. Inside, I saw the mother-to-be propped up in bed, her husband sitting next to her. Then I noticed the crowd. In addition to the obstetricians…

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Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. to Present at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences in September

NEWTOWN, Pa., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSDT) (TSX:HSM) (“Helius” or the “Company”), a neurotech company focused on neurological wellness, today announced that management will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences in September: The LD 500 Virtual Investor Conference, which is being held from September 1st-4th. Management will present…

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Is 6 feet enough? Medical experts question the wisdom behind social distancing guidelines

Since the beginning of the pandemic, public officials and health agencies worldwide have recommended that the public observe a six-foot social distancing rule — keeping a minimum of six feet away from strangers in order to limit the potential for transmission of the coronavirus.  Indeed, the “six-foot rule” has become etched in the public consciousness —…

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NFL chief medical officer: Rash of false positive COVID-19 test results is ‘learning opportunity’

Mike Jones, USA TODAY Published 4:22 p.m. ET Aug. 24, 2020 CLOSE SportsPulse: We are less than a month away from the scheduled kickoff of the NFL season. Here is our preseason power rankings for 2020. There are plenty of surprises. USA TODAYThe NFL’s chief medical officer views this weekend’s flood of false positive COVID-19…

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Medical imaging startup Nanox raises $165.2M as it prepares to list today on Nasdaq

Less than a month after the Israeli medical imaging startup Nanox raised $59 million in funding and said it was close to going public, the company has now bitten the bullet. Today the company announced that it raised $165.2 million in an initial public offering. And after its shares were priced at $18 for its debut on…

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Texas Medical Center, Largest Medical Complex in the World, Reaches 98 Percent ICU Capacity

Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical complex in the world, reached 98 percent ICU capacity on Wednesday as the state’s daily caseload remains high.TMC serves the greater Houston area, a region of the state that has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic. As of August 15, there were 404 COVID-19 patients in…

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Dive Into the Most Controversial Medical Treatments in the World With Netflix’s Top 10

The world of wellness has long been controversial for promoting wild ways to find peace in health and lifestyle. One of Netflix’s newest original series, (Un)well, takes a deep look into global practices that may or may not serve as reasonable medical treatments.The series explores a range of topics—essential oils and bee sting therapy, tantric…