Tag: Pennsylvania

Idaho Governor Signs Onto Major Abortion-Rights Challenge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday signed onto an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could...

Mt. Sinai Leads Nation in Geriatric Hospital Services

Mt. Sinai Hospital, in New York City, was no. 1 this year in geriatric care, according to rankings by US News & World Report. The...

‘Black Doctors Row’ in Philly Saved From Demolition, for Now

A Philadelphia neighborhood called “Black Doctors Row” has been temporarily spared from demolition, after the recent passage of a bill that gives officials extra time...

The Realities of ‘No Jab, No Job’ for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six of Dr. Eric Berger’s 47 staff members left his Philadelphia...

In Previous Year, 70% of Oncologists Reported Sexual Harassment

The first-ever survey of sexual harassment among US oncologists has found that 70% reported incidents from peers and/or supervisors in the previous 12 months. The...

DOJ settles with Pennsylvania city over language barrier

Police in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, will be required to take steps to remove language barriers faced by the city’s large Spanish-speaking population under a Justice Department...

Contact Tracing Breach Impacts Private Info of 72K People

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Employees of a vendor paid to conduct...

A New Biomarker of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Plasma levels of von Willebrand factor may be a useful biomarker of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its severity, new research suggests. “Reliable detection of...

Lasting Norovirus Immunity May Depend on T Cells

Protection against norovirus gastroenteritis is supported in part by norovirus-specific CD8+ T cells that reside in peripheral, intestinal, and lymphoid tissues, according to investigators. These...

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...

US Nursing Home Deaths Decline Sharply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When the U.S. coronavirus vaccination program began in December, residents and...

Murthy for SG, Levine for HHS Get Mostly Positive Senate Reception

The Biden administration nominees for surgeon general and assistant secretary for health had a mostly positive reception from senators during their first and only confirmation...

Winter Storms Delay 6 Million COVID Vaccine Doses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Severe winter storms in Texas and the Midwest have delayed delivery...

Volunteer Vaccinators Run Into Hurdles

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Jason Gallagher, a licensed pharmacist and professor of infectious diseases at...

Genetic Deletions Drive SARS-CoV-2 Antibody ‘Escape’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Recurrent genetic deletions in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can change the...

US Community Health Centers Say They Have Given More Vaccines Than Government Data Show

(Reuters) – Some U.S. community health centers say they are doling out COVID-19 shots far faster than government data suggests, likely accounting for some of...

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape

Stephanie Flores-Pollack, MD, a dermatology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, began considering the field of dermatology when, as part of the Latino Medical...

U.S. endures pandemic’s deadliest day, overshadowed by Washington mob assault on Capitol

NEW YORK: As the events that unfolded in Washington on Wednesday captured the nation’s attention, the raging coronavirus pandemic claimed its highest U.S. death toll...

Physician-Level PCI Mortality Data May Be Misleading

Publicly reported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mortality data may be misleading with regard to cardiologists who perform PCI at multiple centers, new research suggests. Dr...

Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can’t Match Care in Other Nations

(Reuters Health) – When it comes to health care, even privileged white Americans fare worse than the average citizens of 12 other developed countries, a...

Ambulatory BP Monitoring Reliability Questioned for HTN Diagnosis

Although guidelines generally recommend ambulatory over home blood pressure (BP) monitoring for diagnosing hypertension, new research questions home BP monitoring’s role as second fiddle. One...

Election challenge not over yet, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that his fight to challenge the results of the November 3 presidential polls is “not over,” even...

Trump looks past Supreme Court loss to new election lawsuit

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his campaign will join an improbable case before the Supreme Court challenging election results in Pennsylvania and other...

Fracking Sites Tied to Increased Heart Failure Hospitalizations

Living near hydraulic fracturing is associated with increased risk of hospitalization in people with heart failure (HF), a new study from Pennsylvania suggests. The link...

Resuscitation More Likely With Faster Time to Head-Up CPR

A preliminary study of adults who experienced out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and received cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that included the use of a device to elevate...