Medical research

States urged to cooperate on COVID-19 mitigation

Non-pharmaceutical interventions can be effective at limiting the spread of COVID-19, but individual states need to consider their geographical neighbors for mitigation strategies to be successful, argues a new analysis by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dental mitigation strategies to reduce aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2

Limiting infection transmission is central to the safety of all in dentistry, particularly during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, yet many dental procedures unavoidably generate aerosols. In the study "Dental Mitigation ...

Oncology & Cancer

Many youth with blood cancers receive intensive end-of-life care

(HealthDay)—Fifty-five percent of children, adolescents, and young adults with hematologic malignancies experience high-intensity end-of-life care (HI-EOLC), with an increased likelihood for those treated at medium or large ...

Health

How to build a city that prioritizes public health

Most people by now have memorized the public health guidelines meant to help minimize transmission of COVID-19: wash your hands, wear a mask, keep six feet apart from others. That part is easy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Maine summer camps identified, isolated COVID-19 cases

Three COVID-19-positive people with no symptoms were successfully identified and isolated at four overnight camps in Maine, according to research published in the Aug. 26 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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