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Miracle or mirage, one politicized COVID-19 medicine sows discord – Herald-Mail Media

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Miracle or mirage, one politicized COVID-19 medicine sows discord  Herald-Mail Media Lancet Hydroxychloroquine Paper Scandal Illustrates Scientific Bias, Not Only in Medicine  Discovery Institute Hydroxychloroquine: Dangerous Medicine? | Field Notes  North Coast Journal Hydroxychloroquine study retraction shows the problems of speedy science  The Verge Coronavirus: Trump’s favourite COVID-19 medicine hydroxychloroquine back in contention, as… Read More »

Logging off: Meet the people who quit social media (and never looked back)

Actor Channing Tatum recently told his 17.4 million Instagram followers that he’s switching off in order to ‘get his creative juices flowing’ and there are plenty of ordinary people doing just the same. They’re leaving behind the world of likes and followers – and they say their lives have never been better. Abbi Bramble Deirdre… Read More »

Why health professionals need to be cautious on social media

For health professionals, posting a single negative comment to their Facebook profiles may hinder their credibility with current or potential clients, a new University of Guelph study reveals. The findings have reimbursement implications, as the healthcare industry is becoming ever more consumer-centric, and prospective patients increasingly use the internet to screen health professionals before deciding… Read More »

The measles outbreak, media imagery, and the thoughtful focus of fear

A rapidly escalating measles outbreak near Portland, OR has led local health officials to declare a public health emergency, with 44 confirmed cases, almost all in unimmunized children. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey have been facing a similar crisis over the past few months, with over 200 confirmed cases of the measles tearing through… Read More »