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Urgent care or the ER? Which should you choose?

(HealthDay)—Say you twist your ankle playing catch with your kids. Or maybe your daughter has a rash that's spreading. Do you visit urgent care or the hospital emergency department?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England: Why another lockdown might be needed in February 2021

England recently emerged from a four-week lockdown into a series of tiered restrictions, and there is good news about the authorisation of the first vaccine for COVID-19, which is starting to be deployed. But with restrictions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emergency department doctors ask: "Where did all the patients go?"

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in New England, emergency department visits for medical emergencies—including psychiatric problems, trauma and heart attacks—declined by nearly a third, raising concerns ...

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