Jun 22, 2021
Community-Based Organizations Step Up to Confront HIV in Southern States; Restrictive Policies Threaten Efforts to Stop 2 West Virginia HIV Outbreaks; Cystic Fibrosis Affects People of All Colors, Not Just Those Who Are White
Jun 17, 2021
Lung transplantation has become an option of last resort for a small subset of patients with COVID-19-related acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) or pulmonary fibrosis. Ankit Bharat, MD, chief of Thoracic Surgery and director of Lung Transplant and ECMO at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, discusses...
May 25, 2021
Researchers Tie Severe Immunosuppression to Chronic COVID-19 and Virus Variants; An Inside Look at a Post–COVID-19 Clinic; COVID-19 and the “Lost Year” for Smokers Trying to Quit
May 12, 2021
Michigan public officials’ decision to change Flint’s water supply in 2014 created widespread lead contamination in the city’s drinking water. Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, revealed the tainted water’s effects on the city’s children during an unusual press conference in 2015. Although it took 7...
May 5, 2021
COVID-19 leaves some people with a troubling constellation of symptoms that has been known as long-haul COVID but now has a more formal name: postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). Currently, 33 states in the US have at least 1 clinic dedicated to caring for patients with PASC. Aluko Hope, MD, a pulmonary...