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Why Indian HNIs eye homes in Dubai, London, New York

The covid-19 pandemic may have put international travel plans on the back-burner, but it has not stopped Indian high net-worth individuals (HNIs) from looking at...

A Community-Based Mental Health Program Pivots During the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For more than 70 years, Fountain House has offered a lifeline...

A Teachers Union Shaped CDC School Guidance. Is That a Problem?

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued much-anticipated guidelines for school reopening in February, some critics argued that the nation’s premier health...

COVID-19 Death Toll Higher for International Medical Graduates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Graduates of international medical schools died from COVID-19 in disproportionate numbers...

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Cheating Charges

Dartmouth’s medical school is dropping charges against students whom they accused of cheating by looking up course materials online during closed-book remote exams, according to...

OSHA Issues New Rules on COVID-19 Safety for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited...

MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit

An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a third-year medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Maya Wiley For New York City Mayor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley for New York City mayor. Ocasio-Cortez gave her approval to the progressive mayoral candidate...

United Airlines Plans To Buy Supersonic Airliners From Startup

United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist’s drawing — even...

States Announce Reopenings, End of COVID Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases fall and vaccination numbers rise in the U.S., governors are making plans to reopen businesses, resume public transportation, and lift public health...

US COVID-19 Cases Drop as Spring Wave Slows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the U.S. as the spring...

California Goes From Worst to First in Virus Infections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a few months ago, California was...

Vaccinating Homebound Patients Is an Uphill Battle

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has made inoculation...

New Test Could Help Primary Care Docs Chart Kidney Disease

A novel test that estimates the risk of a patient with type 2 diabetes developing end-stage kidney disease significantly outperformed more conventional risk-prediction methods in...

Marijuana Activists Offer #JointsforJabs to Back COVID Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Marijuana legalization activists based in Washington, DC, set up tables at...

Vaccines Help Some COVID Long Haulers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An estimated 10% to 30% of people who get covid-19 suffer...

Feds Let Illinois Extend Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

The federal government has approved a request by Illinois to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage to a full year from the current standard of 60 days....

Declining Sperm Count Tied to Chemicals in the Environment

Chemicals that pervade our modern world — plastics, pesticides, stain repellents, components of personal hygiene products — are contributing to a decades-long decline in fertility...

Negative Results When Immunotherapy Was Added Onto Radiation

The early halt of a phase 3 trial of avelumab (Bavencio) plus chemoradiotherapy for the treatment of squamous cell head and neck cancer raises a...

More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died of COVID in First Year

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the...

Multiple Reasons Behind the Recent SARS-CoV-2 Surges in the US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Are SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern behind the recent jump in COVID-19...

A Single-County Measles Outbreak Cost Millions, Study Finds

A measles outbreak that infected 72 people in Washington State cost approximately $3.4 million, including costs of the public health response, medical treatment expenses, and...

NY Officials Altered Count of Nursing Home Deaths

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Some New York lawmakers are calling for...

Sun Exposure Linked to Reduced Pediatric MS Risk

Children who have higher levels of sun exposure appear to have a substantially lower risk of developing pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) than children who are...

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts’ Warnings

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MISSION, Kan. (AP) — With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up...