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Feb 23, 2021

Researchers Investigate What COVID-19 Does to the Heart; “Important Conversations” Are Needed to Explain the Nocebo Effect; Therapists Donate Their Time to Counsel Distressed Health Care Workers

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Jan 26, 2021

Pandemic Spotlights In-home Colon Cancer Screening Tests; Does Vitamin D Deficiency Raise COVID-19 Risk?; COVID-19 Conspiracies and Beyond: How Physicians Can Deal With Patients’ Misinformation

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Jan 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to people experiencing homelessness because they can't easily practice mitigation measures such as frequent handwashing and social distancing. Jennifer Tan, MD, a Massachusetts General Hospital dermatologist who has been caring for Boston's homeless population for...


Dec 30, 2020

Communication science expert Brian Southwell, PhD, recently launched a training workshop at the Duke University School of Medicine to address a major clinical problem: What should physicians do when patients are misinformed about their health? It’s one of only a few such programs in the nation. Southwell, a scholar...


Dec 22, 2020

JAMA Network Articles of the Year 2020; Looking to Long-term Survivors for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Treatment; Musical Spine Surgeons Lift Spirits With Songs of Hope

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