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Europe Surpasses 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths

WHO wants to emphasize the need for Europe to maintain social distancing and speed up vaccinations

Senators Urge Biden to Waive Rules That Restrict COVID-19 Vaccine Production

Waiver could open the door for generic or other manufacturers to make more vaccines

One-Fourth of HIV Patients Report Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

Authors say screening and linkage to supportive services needed for HIV patients

Number of Preventive Med Doctors Unlikely to Match U.S. Needs

Number of self-identified preventive medicine physicians has decreased since 2000, with leveling off in past four years

Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

ATA Issues Guidelines for Managing Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Evidence-based guidelines address diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment, including early multidisciplinary care team involvement

Severe Mental Illness Tied to Higher Risk for Heart Attack Death

Those with severe mental illness also less likely to receive revascularization

Gens X and Y Show Worrisome Trend of Declining Health

Future increase in morbidity and mortality rates likely as younger generations age

Brain Activity May Play Role in ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

Stress-related brain activity tied to higher risk for developing Takotsubo syndrome