Minority Medicare Patients Hospitalized More Often

The analysis of claims data shows that nearly 110,000 Medicare recipients were hospitalized with COVID-19 between Jan. 1 and May 16.

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Curcumin Inhibits Virus-Induced Cytokine Storm

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, has a solid foundation in science with numerous studies vouching for its anti-inflammatory effects.1 As noted in a 2017 review in the journal Foods:2 “[Curcumin] aids in the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and hyperlipidemia … Most of these benefits can be […]

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COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist's Advice, Fighting an 'Infodemic'

These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.

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Lung Ultrasonography in COVID-19 Guidelines (2020)

2020 proposal for international standardization of the use of lung ultrasonography in patients with COVID-19

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COVID-19 Daily: Practices Turn to GoFundMe; 'COVID Toes,' Rashes

These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.

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Hospital Volumes Slashed by More Than Half During Pandemic

A new report shows the number of patients who sought care at hospitals dropped 54% in late March and early April compared with the prior-year period, suggesting a wave of demand as surgical bans lift.

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Schools, Parents, Teachers Grapple With Reopening

Shool officials are discussing several scenarios, including opening schools, keeping them closed and a combination of both.

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Hydroxychloroquine-Remdesivir Combo Dangerous: FDA

The drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, could reduce the antiviral effectiveness of remdesivir, the FDA warned Monday

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