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New clues on COVID-19 long-haulers from Italy, an early hot spot

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American Medical Association - Learn what new Italian research has uncovered about complications experienced by COVID-19 patients—months after...

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    Patients who have been hospitalized due to #COVID19 might have respiratory problems, physical impairments, and post-traumatic stress symptoms, even months after being discharged. Learn about the lingering effects of the virus. https://t.co/EN0XvcbgMP

What doctors wish patients knew about obesity during the pandemic

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American Medical Association - People with obesity are at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. An obesity medicine physician offers advice to...

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    People with obesity are at a higher risk of severe #COVID19 symptoms, and the stress of the pandemic certainly does not help enforce healthy habits. Learn how patients can improve their health and well-being during this time. https://t.co/VoBcgZr0Mo #OCW2021

Inequity’s toll for Black Americans: 74,000 more deaths a year

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American Medical Association - Black people have 24% higher mortality rate than whites in our 30 largest cities. But rates vary widely—suggesting that inequities aren’t...

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    “If health equity can be achieved in some cities, why not all?” Our Prioritizing Equity panel discusses the need for systemic change in order to close the death gap between Black and white U.S. patients. https://t.co/3EAIYTNHw3

Microaggressions happen in medical school. Here’s how to stop them.

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American Medical Association - It takes big commitment to deter microaggressions, the negative racial slights that harm medical students’ training. Learn more with the...

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    An institution's success depends on varied, rich experiences in the student body. To achieve this, everyone must understand the harmful effects of racial microaggressions. #OurAMA's webinar looks in-depth at microaggressions' adverse impact in #meded. https://t.co/HfBqUdemMY

Coronavirus herd immunity will take team effort, says Dr. Fauci

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American Medical Association - Vaccines should protect against COVID-19 variants, but achieving herd immunity will require quick vaccine rollout and maintaining public health...

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    #DrFauci explains how #COVID19 vaccines could bring herd immunity despite the emerging variants, emphasizing that it will take an efficient distribution process to help end the pandemic. https://t.co/ag7o6Vo2A2 #VaccinesWork

COVID-19’s unequal impact tied to another inequality—of income

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American Medical Association - County-level research finds a link between high levels of income inequality and a higher level of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Learn more with the...

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    “We’re finding significant and profound associations between how unequal our communities are and how healthy our communities are." Learn more about a study that illustrates a link between high levels of income inequality and #COVID19 cases and death rates. https://t.co/h8oASy8mXT

Inequity’s toll for Black Americans: 74,000 more deaths a year

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American Medical Association - Black people have 24% higher mortality rate than whites in our 30 largest cities. But rates vary widely—suggesting that inequities aren’t...

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    “If health equity can be achieved in some cities, why not all?” Our Prioritizing Equity panel discusses the need for systemic change in order to close the death gap between Black and white U.S. patients. https://t.co/7XecG1u5RR

Coronavirus herd immunity will take team effort, says Dr. Fauci

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American Medical Association - Vaccines should protect against COVID-19 variants, but achieving herd immunity will require quick vaccine rollout and maintaining public health...

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    #DrFauci explains how #COVID19 vaccines could bring herd immunity despite the emerging variants, emphasizing that it will take an efficient distribution process to help end the pandemic. https://t.co/pyDxcSihPj #VaccinesWork

Pharmacogenomics Virtual Summit 4: Clinical Guidelines

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American Medical Association - Register for Pharmacogenomics Virtual Summit 4: Clinical guidelines, taking place March 2,...

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    Part 4 of our virtual summit series with @ASHPOfficial takes place on March 2! Discover how specialties are building state-of-the-art clinical guidelines and how the medical community can foster cross-specialty integration. Register today! https://t.co/33LSdgSKyc

COVID-19’s unequal impact tied to another inequality—of income

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American Medical Association - County-level research finds a link between high levels of income inequality and a higher level of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Learn more with the...

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    “We’re finding significant and profound associations between how unequal our communities are and how healthy our communities are." Learn more about a study that illustrates a link between high levels of income inequality and #COVID19 cases and death rates. https://t.co/jeJn017L3R