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Neurological Disorders

Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 15

FDA adds provider warning to J&J vaccine regarding rare neurological disorder … Biogen’s dementia drug Aduhelm could cost Medicaid up to $2.2 billion a year … Biden to nominate West Virginia’s Rahul Gupta as drug czar … Antibiotic stewardship lowers outpatient prescribing in VA facilities program … Skip azithromycin as treatment in mild COVID-19, researchers say … HHS provides $398M to small rural hospitals for COVID-19 testing, mitigation

2021 and writing your COVID-19 elegy

If you are an avid reader, or even if you are not, you have likely heard of “Hillbilly Elegy.” The book was written by J.D. Vance and has subsequently been turned into a movie on Netflix ripe with creative attempts to mimic the sing-song nature of a Eastern Kentucky accent.  That inflection that is deeply…

Clinical Briefs for Monday, June 15

Social isolation ‘cannot become the new normal,’ say senators … Some states see new spike in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations … Half of hospitalized COVID-19 patients develop neurological problems … Low-dose aspirin lowers cardiovascular risk, but bleeding a problem: new evidence

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