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  • 'A Fuse Has Been Lit': Dr Jerome Adams on Racism and Civil Unrest   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with US Surgeon General Jerome Adams about racism, social justice, health disparities, and their impact on vulnerable communities.
  • Are Patients Dying 'From' COVID or 'With' COVID? George Lundberg discusses why the cause of death matters.
  • 21 Clinical Mnemonics Physician-artist Nick Love's latest creations are whimsical and memorable. Who could forget four Mr Ts?
  • EAACI 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAACI 2020
  • Jun 5 2020 This Week in Cardiology   COVID19, protests, Impella, Excel, Bayesian statistics, and journal retractions are discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast.
  • New Eosinophilic Esophagitis Guidelines: What You Need to Know   Dr David Johnson on important new recommendations for managing and treating this once poorly researched disease.
  • ESC-HF 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESC-HF 2020.
  • ADAURA Trial: Breaking Through the Hype Drs Jack West and Lecia Sequist discuss the pros and cons of the ADAURA trial, and whether focusing on only disease-free survival is enough for patients with EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC.
  • Understanding the Puzzling Pathology of COVID-19   Drs Andrew Wilner and William Li discuss recent findings suggesting that many of the symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 -- stroke included -- may be due to underlying vascular pathology.
  • Moral Courage on the Front Lines Is Lacking in the C-Suite Healthcare workers who spoke out about lack of PPE showed individual moral courage during COVID-19. So did Li Wenliang of China. Jaya Mallidi, MD, asks, where is that courage in healthcare organizations?
  • The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis   Melissa Arbuckle talks with Jeffrey Lieberman about the search for diagnostic tests for psychiatric diagnoses, and why he is optimistic about the strides we've made and those to come.
  • The Latest Update on COVID-19 and the Heart   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Deepak Bhatt about the ways COVID-19 puts heart disease patients at risk and also causes new heart problems.
  • How to 'Be Still' During COVID-19   Dr Gregory Scott Brown says simply slowing down has helped many of his patients improve during this time of unprecedented upheaval.
  • What Does the Post-COVID Future Hold for PAs? Randy Danielsen offers his view of where the PA profession is going and what needs to happen to get there.
  • Is COVID-19 Fueling the Fire of Opinion-Based Medicine? This pandemic is causing people to turn to the 'pseudosciences' in their desperation to quickly save the world, writes Harpreet Bajaj.
  • How Is COVID-19 Changing the Practice of Medicine?   Dr John Whyte talks with Dr Robert A. Harrington and Bob Brisco about how the pandemic has led to the rapid adoption of telemedicine and other changes in how doctors treat patients.
  • COVID-19: An Opportunity to Rehumanize Psychiatry A forensic psychiatrist addresses what he sees as a problem in the way psychiatry is currently practiced.
  • Why Do Men and Women React Differently to COVID-19?   We're trying to understand why men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 and how we can use that information to improve outcomes.
  • Searching for Biomarkers to Better Guide Melanoma Therapy   Dr Jeffrey Weber explores the phase 3 COMBI-AD melanoma trial. Could tumor mutational burden alone or in combination with interferon gamma gene signature be a prognostic factor?
  • Why I Think Fatality Rates Are Higher Than the Estimates Estimates of infection fatality rates have varied widely. A recent analysis cited very low rates, though the methodology is suspect.