The Pandemic’s Effect on the Widening Gap in Mortality Rate between the U.S. and Peer Countries

The Pandemic’s Effect on the Widening Gap in Mortality Rate between the U.S. and Peer Countries

A new KFF brief looks at where COVID-19 falls as a leading cause of death in the U.S. compared to similarly large and wealthy countries. The analysis finds that COVID-19 mortality rates are the third leading cause of death in

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Dating During the Pandemic: Online and Restless

Dating During the Pandemic: Online and Restless

Abraar Karan, MD, internal medicine and global health doctor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dolores Albarracin, PhD, professor of psychology, business, and medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Sara Heimerl, senior director of matchmaking, Selective Search, Chicago.

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VideoProc for PC and Mac for free + digital download

VideoProc for PC and Mac for free + digital download

Digiarty offers free downloads of VideoProc V3.9 for PC and Mac for free as a Halloween gift. The latest version can speedily download M3U8/AV1 videos, convert HDR10 videos into general videos and comes with more new features. As a multi-functional

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World breaks record of daily coronavirus cases several times as 2nd surge grows – National

CDC backtracks, says coronavirus could be spread through airborne transmission - National

Just two days after posting a new record number of daily coronavirus infections, the world shattered it again this week — inching ever closer to half a million new cases in just 24 hours.Around the globe, more than 443,750

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Former Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Lowe reveals why dancing is the best way to keep fit

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Lowe reveals why dancing is the best way to keep fit

How do the dancers on Strictly Come Dancing look that good? Well, it may have something to do with all that dancing they do. Former Strictly pro Natalie Lowe, reveals why dancing is the best way to keep fit Strictly

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Doctor on Demand strikes partnership with home care company CareLinx

Doctor on Demand strikes partnership with home care company CareLinx

Doctor On Demand struck a partnership with in-home care company CareLinx, to offer  telehealth services to seniors that use CareLinx’s services. Photo credit: Doctor on Demand In May, after seeing a significant number of seniors turn to virtual care during

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Clinical trials platform based on machine learning launched by Israel’s BGU

Pharma, machine learning, medical devices

A new platform aimed at streamlining clinical trials in order to lower costs – and increase the efficiency and success rate of a drug or the development of a medical device – has been unveiled by Ben-Gurion University of the

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Kobalt 20-Piece 12-Point Standard and Metric Ratchet Wrench Set only $49.98 shipped (Reg. $90!)

Kobalt 20-Piece 12-Point Standard and Metric Ratchet Wrench Set only $49.98 shipped (Reg. $90!)

October 22, 2020 | Gretchen This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. This Kobalt 20-Piece 12-Point Standard and Metric Ratchet Wrench Set would make a great gift idea! Lowe’s has this Kobalt 20-Piece 12-Point Standard and

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Comparative Effectiveness of the Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor Empagliflozin Versus Other Antihyperglycemics on Risk of Major Adverse Kidney Events

Response to Comment on Kwon et al. The Long-term Effects of Metformin on Patients With Type 2 Diabetic Kidney Disease. Diabetes Care 2020;43:948–955

AbstractOBJECTIVE To examine the comparative effectiveness of the sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2i) empagliflozin and other non-SGLT2i antihyperglycemics on the risk of major adverse kidney events (MAKE) of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) decline >50%, end-stage kidney disease, or all-cause

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Medicaid enrollment boost wouldn’t offset lower utilization, payer mix changes

Medicaid enrollment boost wouldn't offset lower utilization, payer mix changes

Safety-net providers could get some financial relief from an uptick in Medicaid enrollment early next year, but it probably won’t be enough to offset declines in healthcare utilization or changes to payer mix.When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many experts predicted

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