Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Answering questions about pregnancy and COVID-19

On Sept. 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory urging people who are pregnant, lactating or may become pregnant to get vaccinated for COVID-19. As of Oct. 2, only 33% of pregnant ...

Cardiology

Q and A: Pregnancy and the heart

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am ready to start a family, but my doctor said that pregnancy may be high-risk for me because I have a heart condition. Can you explain how pregnancy affects the heart and what I can do to lower my risk ...

Medical economics

Using electronic health records to predict physician departure

Physician turnover is disruptive and costly. It affects patients' continuity of care, strains healthcare organizations, and can take a toll on physicians and their families. By some estimates, each departure can also cost ...

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