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Covid: America faces ‘darkest days’ in m

America could face its “darkest days” in modern medical history if the coronavirus crisis is left unchecked, a senior doctor has warned. Dr Joseph Varon, chief of staff at the United Memorial Center in Houston, said a wave of infections over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays could push hospitals to a breaking point. His comments […]

Taiwan medical history tracking – Taiwan

An Aboriginal patient receives a prosthetic leg at Tri-Service General Hospital in 1974. Photo: CNA – By Jane Rickards and Don Shapiro The soldiers of the Ming and Qing dynasties described Taiwan as a place where “the disease is endemic”. Yet by the time large numbers of Han began arriving in the mid-17th century, the […]

Houston doctor to CNN: ‘Darkest days in

A doctor working at a Houston hospital warned on Wednesday that the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic could signify the “darkest days in modern American medical history.” In an interview with a panel on CNN’s “New Day,” Joseph Varon, a doctor at Houston United Memorial Medical Center, said he was working his 251st straight […]

Know the difference between a medical hi...

ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – During the coronavirus pandemic, the term “pre-existing condition” was used more frequently. Many people also confuse it with the term “medical history”. “The definition of pre-existing conditions and medical history is quite similar,” said Shannon Schamel, internal medicine specialist at Arnot Health. “The important difference between them is the context in […]

AHA: Bayer’s finerenone helps patients w

After an optimistic release of leading data earlier this year that showed its finerenone treatment to help prevent kidney and heart disease, Bayer now provides more details on the drug’s ability to improve the health of chronic patients, regardless of their history of cardiovascular disease. . Finerenone was able to reduce the risk of heart […]

Museum at Mountain Home raises funds to ...

The Mountain Home Museum offers a unique insight into the evolution of medical technology and how Johnson City became the regional medical center it is today. The Medical Museum, established in 1995 after the Veterans Affairs Medical Center donated a historic building on campus, has continued to tell this story with support from East Tennessee […]