Africa in the path of COVID-19

In a New England Journal of Medicine “Perspective” published today, Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, global director of ICAP at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Jessica Justman, MD, ICAP’s senior technical director, and associate professor of epidemiology, urge a coordinated global effort in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, with “countries around the…

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Increased rate of infections may indicate a future cancer diagnosis

Bottom Line: Patients experienced a greater occurrence of infections in the years preceding a cancer diagnosis. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Immunology Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Author: Shinako Inaida, PhD, a visiting researcher at the Graduate School of Medicine at Kyoto University in Japan Background: “Cancer…

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How to Handwash Your Clothes

Laundromats have been deemed essential businesses in cities and states that have issued stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. But many laundry business owners have chosen to close for the safety of their employees, leaving those who rely on laundromats without access to washing machines and dryers. Even if your local…

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