The summer got off to a fun start. As vaccines became increasingly accessible, many of us had a sense of relief. But somehow America has hit a wall: Only around 50% of the country is fully vaccinated, well below the target set by President Biden earlier in the summer.
George Washington University researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a new study.
Fever, cough and shortness of breath are not the only warning signs of a coronavirus infection, even if they are the most common. In the last several months, a growing number of doctors have documented a handful of otherwise unexpected symptoms in patients with COVID-19, the illness caused by…
Dr. Janice Blanchard worries about her commute this week, which takes her past the White House. Police and federal law enforcement are heavy on the roads she drives to the George Washington University Hospital, where she works as an emergency medicine physician.
When the first wave of COVID-19 hit the Washington, D.C., metro area, Amy Keim, PA-C, an emergency medicine PA, was already working 12-hour shifts at not one, but three hospitals – The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and United Medical…
Kastle Systems will work with a multidisciplinary team from the George Washington University (GW) to enhance its existing platforms and implement state-of-the-art public health and building technologies to support their clients in achieving this goal
As schools now explore virtual education and hospitals expand to digital platforms as viable and safe options during the time of COVID-19, the focus on adequate internet access has moved to center stage. In 2017, the American Medical Informatics Association recommended that broadband be…
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Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, FACEP is an emergency physician in Washington, DC.
In an in-depth profile, NBC4 examined Dr. E. Reed Smith study on Incidence and Cause of Potentially Preventable Death after Civilian Public Mass Shooting in the US and implementation of those findings as the medical director of the Arlington County Fire Department.