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The largest coordinated mobilization of medical students in the country in the face of an unprecedented pandemic begins.
As media and social media coverage is increasing when it comes to coronavirus, here are the facts to help bust a few myths that are circulating.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, the CDC has released interim guidelines that all emergency physicians should note.
The recent rise in the number of people declining vaccinations is leading to a correlating rise in the cases of preventable diseases such as measles and mumps.
Once routinely prescribed for a variety of infections, fluoroquinolones have been shown to increase the likelihood of a host of negative effects and are now used sparingly. Do you know the 3 condition
Probiotics are moving from "alternative" practice into mainstream medical management.
The advent of antibiotics turned Lemierre's Syndrome into "the forgotten disease." But this easily misdiagnosed condition can potentially be fatal.
Fournier's gangrene is a rare, life-threatening condition with a high mortality rate. Save a life by knowing the signs and the most effective interventions.
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a major cause of cardiovascular disease in developing nations. However, in industrialized nations with routine access to vaccines and antibiotics to treat Group A
One of the worst flu seasons in recent years sent patients to the ED in droves. It also focused attention on oseltamivir's efficacy and safety in various populations. Is it safe for children? Adults?