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Drug Overdose Deaths Increased During Early Days of Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A report from the CDC says deaths from drug overdoses went...

South Dakota’s Tribes Defend Themselves Against the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 numberssoared across the country this spring, tribal nations began...

Expert Spotlights Recent Advances in the Medical Treatment of Acne

In the opinion of Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, recent advances in the medical treatment of acne make it “an exciting time” for treating patients with...

Months Into the Pandemic, 16 States Don’t Mandate Mask Use. Why?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nils Hase, a retiree who lives in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is...

UK Physicians Call for Fresh Debate on Medically Assisted Dying

Medically assisted dying is illegal in the United Kingdom, but it continues to be debated. Now three physicians argue that it’s time for a fresh...

About 80% of Asymptomatic People With COVID-19 Develop Symptoms

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Approximately 20% of asymptomatic people who test positive for COVID-19 will...

Dermatologists’ Key Role in Transforming Transgender Patients

Whether they realize it or not, dermatologists play a key role in the physical transformation of transgender patients, according to Doris Day, MD. While clinical management...

Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications

In the very near future, clinicians injecting dermal fillers on the face will have the benefit of a guided “smart” needle that senses blood vessels, thereby...

Novel Botulinum Toxin Type A Earns High Marks for Forehead Lines

A novel formulation of botulinum toxin type A substantially improved the appearance of dynamic forehead lines while garnering favorable patient satisfaction scores in an interim...

Woman Is First in US to Get Second Face Transplant

BOSTON (AP) — For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton underwent a second face...

Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition tech for a year

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, halting a business...

Can You Catch COVID-19 Through Your Eyes?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. You can catch COVID-19 if an infected person coughs or sneezes and contagious...

Healthcare Workers Should Wear Reusable Elastomeric Masks

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, guidelines have scrambled to adapt. Only a...

Cancer Patients Report Delays in Treatment Because of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many cancer patients are finding it...