Difficult April Giving Way To Mental Health Month
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Difficult April Giving Way To Mental Health Month

The first day of May is Friday, and with Massachusetts still under a stay-at-home advisory, it will be “a slightly different kind of May 1st than the one we’ve had typically over the past few years,” Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday. “April obviously was a very long and very hard month…preceded by the month of […]

Sutter Roseville opens ER expansion one month early
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Sutter Roseville opens ER expansion one month early

ROSEVILLE, California — Sutter Roseville Medical Center announced it will open the expansion of emergency and critical care services on Tuesday as part of its preparations for a potential surge of coronavirus patients. The expansion was originally expected to May 27, but was completed one month earlier. The expansion is 98,400 square feet and doubles […]

U.S. Deaths Increased Tenfold This Month : NPR
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U.S. Deaths Increased Tenfold This Month : NPR

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump take part in a ceremony at the White House to mark Earth Day Thursday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump take part in a ceremony at the White House to mark Earth Day […]

Pediatric Influenza Deaths in US Second Highest on Record: CDC
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Cancer Care ‘Transformed in Space of a Month’ Due to Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There will be some change for the better when oncology care emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the most “revolutionary” being a deep dive into telehealth, predicts Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers at the Dana Farber […]

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Routt County health officials believe peak of positive COVID-19 cases will be reached this month

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County health officials on Saturday suggested the apex of local positive COVID-19 cases will come later this month. Modeling from various academic sources has led the Routt County Board of Health to believe the county will reach its highest number of infected patients around April 19. Predictive modeling utilizes many different […]

Bill Of The Month: Pricey Genetic Test For Essential Thrombocythemia : Shots
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Bill Of The Month: Pricey Genetic Test For Essential Thrombocythemia : Shots

Michelle Kuppersmith’s doctor recommended a bone marrow biopsy after suspecting she had a rare blood disorder. Though the biopsy was done by an in-network provider at an in-network hospital, Kuppersmith learned she was on the hook for $2,400 for out-of-network genetic profiling. Shelby Knowles for KHN hide caption toggle caption Shelby Knowles for KHN Michelle […]