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Rinse and Repeat? Mouthwash Might Mitigate COVID-19 Spread

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Medscape - A comparison of mouthwash, oral rinse products, diluted baby shampoo, and use of a neti pot solution ranks their effectiveness for neutralizing a human...

Warning for COVID Long Haulers From Polio Survivors

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Medscape - After a vaccine for polio was developed, outbreaks were controlled. But there are still up to a million survivors in the United States, and...

  • After fighting polio in the 1950s, this survivor says he’s more disabled now than immediately after his acute attack.“https://t.co/OcgtYIimEF #longhaulers

Racial Bias a ‘Major Issue’ in Senior Medical Appointments

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Medscape - Doctors from BAME backgrounds are at a consistent disadvantage when applying for senior posts compared with White applicants, a report by the RCP...

Ticagrelor Monotherapy Beats DAPT in STEMI

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Medscape - Ticagrelor monotherapy after 3 months of dual-antiplatelet therapy in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with drug-eluting stents proved a winning strategy in...

Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins

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Medscape - With COVID-19 testing access still widely disparate, triage is more important for patients with symptoms that could be flu or the novel...

Stopping the Med School ‘Arms Race’

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Medscape - Does an impressive CV really make a better...

  • It troubles me greatly Wrote about it here: https://t.co/ynqRLvMyJv I only have 2 principles: Prior to med school - let's minimize the (arbitrary) hoops to jump through & let kids enjoy being young Once u enroll in med school - let's train efficiently & not exploit labor https://t.co/ynqRLvMyJv