Two recent editorials in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology discuss the benefits and drawbacks of telehealth in the context of treating chronic kidney disease now and in the future.
From new forms of medicine to less wasteful business practices, many have adapted to Covid-19 in ways that have improved them, and society.
As the virulent new omicron variant of the coronavirus emerges, a key component of reducing transmissions and keeping society open is faster and more accurate testing.
More than a year and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic, the US finds itself facing a new set of parameters: We now have Covid-19 vaccines available for those 5 years of age and older, we have information at our disposal about the effectiveness of mask usage for reducing the risk of disease…
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to recognize outstanding leadership across emergency medicine during ACEP21, the world’s largest emergency medicine conference.
Founded in 1972 by ACEP, the mission of the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is to fund science that advances the careers of emergency medicine researchers, provides the basis for effective health policy, and ultimately improves patient care. Every year, EMF awards grants to investigators…
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.