In the past 3 weeks we've learned that #COVID19 is #NotJustCough. In this video, I summarize what we know about COVID19 & the gut. How does it get into the intestines? What are the symptoms? Can it spread via stool? Might it trigger #IBS? Full video here: https://youtu.be/ltZ1pLKUQ1Q
If you think you’ve been exposed to #coronavirus, or are experiencing symptoms, use our COVID-19 Symptom Checker or call your doctor. Start with our symptom checker to know your next steps. http://ow.ly/wslL50yVOqc
We have the expertise and commitment to tackle #COVID19 head-on. Your support is urgently needed to enable us to continue our nimble and comprehensive response efforts so that we can save as many lives as possible: https://bit.ly/2x6lt4O
Dr. R. Sean Morrison shares information that older people and their loved ones need to know about physical distancing in the time of #COVID19: https://bit.ly/342UFhW
Struggling with depression while social distancing? Here are 7 ways to help you cope:
How To Manage Depression While Social Distancing
While social distancing can help decrease the spread of the coronavirus, it can trigger feelings of loneliness and situational depression.
Health experts continue to drive home the message that excellent #handwashing is the most effective way to prevent illnesses, such as #COVID19. @drgregpoland agrees and explains what soap does to #SARSCoV2, and other viruses and bacteria. https://mayocl.in/3aGBNYM
Get the latest COVID-19 news + updates from Cleveland Clinic: https://clevelandclinic.org/coronavirus
Join PsychU Section Advisors @DrTrivedi_CDRC and Dr. Sloan Manning, for a special webinar on 4/8 as they discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted access and treatment to mental health care. Register here: [https://bit.ly/2UVu1Uj]
To slow the spread of #COVID19, stay at home except to get groceries, medications, or other essentials. Avoid outings you don’t have to take. Visit the FAQs for more tips: https://bit.ly/2UbVHEZ #PhysicalDistance #SocialDistancing
“As much as everybody is doing now, we need to do more," said @PatriceHarrisMD. “When physicians are writing their wills, updating their wills, not seeing their family – it is really a call to action.” (via: @11AliveNews) #COVID19Pandemic
‘As much as everybody is doing now, we need to do more.’
The American Medical Association Atlanta-based president discusses how medical professionals can survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
How can I tell if I have a cold or the flu? https://cle.clinic/2R1lApi
Can you contract COVID-19 from contaminated food? via @KEYCNewsNow #covid19 @MayoClinic
Can you contract COVID-19 from contaminated food?
A doctor from Mayo Clinic's infectious disease department explains if you can or cannot contract COVID-19 from contaminated food.
ACSH President @thomgolab knows how to be safe and stylish. #COVID19 #coronavirus #Masks
Mount Sinai has performed three convalescent plasma transfusions to treat current #coronavirus patients, and has received a massive response from recovered patients: #COVID19
Coronavirus Survivors Keep Up the Fight, Donate Blood Plasma to Others
Researchers want recovered coronavirus patients to donate plasma, the fluid in blood containing antibodies produced to attack the virus, because it ca...
People over 65 and people with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for getting seriously ill from #coronavirus. Together, we can help slow the spread. Learn ways to protect yourself and others at http://coronavirus.gov. #COVID19
"On Friday, we stood up a formal convalescent plasma program. We have a great deal of enthusiasm for that. There are some reports that this is of benefit to patients in other countries who have had the #COVID19 virus." – @SteveFDA
At today's @WhiteHouse press briefing, FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen M. Hahn discusses FDA issuing an emergency authorization for hydroxychloroquine to be distributed through the Strategic National Stockpile to treat certain hospitalized patients.
On April 7, tune in for a live national address from AMA President @PatriceHarrisMD on why it's critical to rely on science and data to protect public health in the face of the #COVID19Pandemic. RSVP now: http://spr.ly/60161xAju
Our amazing clinical social worker & patient navigator, Danielle Peterson, has compiled 38 ideas that you can use right now to help you cope with #COVID19 in our latest blog here:
38 ideas for self-care during coronavirus isolation
In this time of uncertainty and social isolation, it is important that we spend our time doing things that make us feel connected, engaged, and health...
New #ACA Round-up by our ACA expert, Katie Keith! This post summarizes the latest action in California v. Texas, the interim summary report on risk adjustment, final rate filing deadlines for 2021, and the draft 2020 call letter on quality ratings. https://bit.ly/2UHWWMK
In a letter from our EIC @alanrweil on what we're doing to help during this crisis: engineering rapid publication of peer-reviewed articles on #COVID-19, dedicated #COVID-19 blogs, hosting online briefing events in April & our Resource Center. Stay tuned! https://bit.ly/2Uoftw3
10 Things NOT to Say to Someone with Bipolar: [https://bit.ly/39wR5Ob] via @bpHopeMag
People with cancer, especially those in treatment, are at risk from any infection -- take reasonable precautions And keep up to date on what @CDCgov says about the spread of #COVID19 https://buff.ly/3dQSqmD
When 56-year-old Sheldon Sims learned his older brother Alan needed a #BoneMarrowTransplant, he knew he wanted to become a #donor.
What's It Like to Donate Bone Marrow?
"When you donate bone marrow, you're also giving immune cells that provide the potential for a cure," says Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Ronald Paquette.
Stop the spread of #COVID19 while working from home. Clean & then disinfect surfaces such as tables, desks, phones, tablets, & keyboards. For electronic devices, follow manufacturer instructions or use alcohol-based sprays containing at least 70% alcohol. https://bit.ly/33vrmod
Can erectile dysfunction link to higher risk of death and #cardiovascular disease? Dr. Ronald Tamler, who was not involved in the study, weighs in:
Erectile dysfunction linked to higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease
Men reporting erectile dysfunction faced a hazard ratio of 1.4 even when testosterone levels were healthy, the study authors state.
"I want you to know that, especially in these unprecedented times, the Alliance team remains evermore committed to its mission—ending colorectal cancer with our lifesaving programs to screen, care, and cure." - Michael Sapienza, CEO, @CCAlliance
Letter from Michael Sapienza: Together, apart
We’ve compiled several resources unique to the challenges we’re all facing together, but apart, amid COVID-19. The most critical message...
Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month is observed in April to highlight the importance of early detection and prevention. Each year, thousands of Americans are diagnosed with cancer of the head and neck. Learn more about treatment options @UKMarkey.
How can you help during the #COVID19 pandemic? Our CEO @MSuzman outlines ways to get involved. https://gates.ly/349Fkwc
As hospitals use up the extent of their supplies treating #COVID19 patients, we need stronger federal leadership to address the dire #PPE shortage. #GetMePPE
Why stronger federal leadership is needed to buy, distribute PPE
Personal protective equipment shortages are dire, and a bidding war among states, hospitals is worsening things. Here’s how President Trump can ...
#GetInvolved in your community. Check on (from a safe physical distance of at least 6 ft) family, friends, & neighbors--especially those at higher risk for getting seriously ill from #COVID19 to make sure they have enough supplies. More: http://ow.ly/nqel30quQvY #PrepYourHealth
The ACC is proud to recognize Drs. @DickKovacs, @woetgen, Michael Mack and @DrGeorgeRodgers as MACCs. Their dedication to transforming #CVD care and improving heart health worldwide is unparalleled. #TheFaceOfCardiology
We’re now on TikTok! Follow us - @stjude - for inspiring moments with St. Jude patients like Micah, who goes rock climbing despite losing 90% of his femur to Ewing sarcoma. 💪❤️
As #COVID-19 continues to upend life as most people know it, Dr. Seth Gregory, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, found himself in a new health care world.
Navigating the new world of COVID-19 with virtual appointments
As Mayo Clinic continues to prioritize keeping patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, video appointments are helping providers [...]
Caregiving for a loved one with #ColorectalCancer can be challenging, lonely, & hard on our physical & mental health. Join our weekly caregiver chat on Thursdays from 1-2 pm ET to speak with others who understand what you are going through. https://bit.ly/2NRTFqT
Thank you, your donation of #MedicalSupplies is helping to save lives! Because of unique #healthcare safety regulations, donations are limited to new, unused and non-handmade medical supplies. Details:
Accepting new and unused medical supplies from the community
Henry Ford Health System has added new drop-off locations for businesses and organizations looking to donate new and unused medical supplies.
Dr. Kaedrea Jackson, ED Physician at @MSMorningside, says hospitals are redesigning floor plans and re-thinking workflow to better manage the influx of #coronavirus cases. @cheddar: #COVID19
'COVID Is A Moving Target' - Mt. Sinai ER Physician
Dr. Kaedrea Jackson, ER Physician at Mt. Sinai Morningside hospital in New York City says hospitals are redesigning floor plans and re-thinking workfl...
We support #medschools and health systems making responsible decisions about engaging #medstudents in the response to COVID-19. Here are our recommended principles.
AMA guiding principles to protect learners responding to COVID-19
The AMA and other educational organizations issue principles to support and protect medical students if their institutions put them in physical contac...