UNC Health Southeastern Celebrates Class of 2022 Resident Graduation

UNC Health Southeastern Celebrates Class of 2022 Resident Graduation

LUMBERTON — The graduation of 22 residents from the emergency medicine, family medicine, and internal medicine residency programs was celebrated June 17 by UNC Health Southeastern. These residents formed the fifth promotion of the medical training program of the health system. Audrea Caesar, UNC Healthcare System’s senior diversity, equity and inclusion officer, delivered the keynote … Read more

Chinese President Xi to Visit Hong Kong for the Anniversary of the Handover | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Chinese President Xi to Visit Hong Kong for the Anniversary of the Handover |  Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JOE McDONALD – Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping will travel to Hong Kong next week to mark the 25th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China following a crackdown on a pro-democracy movement that has heightened unrest. tensions with Washington and Europe. Xi will attend an anniversary meeting … Read more

Dr. Eleanor Greene: The Fatal Price of Waiting for Medical Care | Columnists

Dr. Eleanor Greene: The Fatal Price of Waiting for Medical Care |  Columnists

As Christmas approached, a sweet but doomed 48-year-old mother of two came to my office in 2018 seeking medical attention. Over the past year, she said, she had been bleeding. But she had no insurance and her budget was tight. She therefore waited to have health insurance to consult a doctor. My heart broke when … Read more

Researchers report high rates of new TB infections among adolescents in Tanzania

Researchers report high rates of new TB infections among adolescents in Tanzania

Published today in PLOS ONE, “T-SPOT.TB Serial Responses in Tanzanian Adolescents: Transient, Persistent, and Irregular Conversions” [https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268685], researchers from Geisel School of Medicine and Muhimibili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) report high rates of new tuberculosis (TB) infections among adolescents in Tanzania. Multiple blood tests for TB infection were carried out over three … Read more

Public Employees’ First Amendment Rights Shouldn’t Be a Secret » Publications » Washington Policy Center

Public Employees’ First Amendment Rights Shouldn’t Be a Secret » Publications » Washington Policy Center

Enter an employee break room. On the wall or nailed to a cabinet, you’ll often notice large, small-print posters of various employee rights. Notices for many workplace protections are obligatory, and we agree that it is important for employees to easily access and understand their rights. A optional poster however, you may not see one … Read more

Chinese President Xi to Visit Hong Kong for the Anniversary of the Handover | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Chinese President Xi to Visit Hong Kong for the Anniversary of the Handover |  Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JOE McDONALD – Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping will travel to Hong Kong next week to mark the 25th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China following a crackdown on a pro-democracy movement that has heightened unrest. tensions with Washington and Europe. Xi will attend an anniversary meeting … Read more

HHS COVID-19 public health emergency persists as California COVID-19 policies set to expire | Arent Fox Schiff

HHS COVID-19 public health emergency persists as California COVID-19 policies set to expire |  Arent Fox Schiff

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declaration that COVID-19 remains a public health emergency (PHE) will continue until July 15, 2022 and is expected to be renewed until October 13, 2022. Meanwhile, in California, various COVID-19 policies regarding healthcare providers will expire on June 30, 2022. For healthcare providers, the COVID-19 pandemic … Read more

Federal Government OK Waiver for Colorado Option Insurance Plans | Western Colorado

Federal Government OK Waiver for Colorado Option Insurance Plans |  Western Colorado

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic … Read more

I am an abortion provider in Missouri, a “Trigger Law” state. This is how life will change after Roe.

I am an abortion provider in Missouri, a “Trigger Law” state.  This is how life will change after Roe.

Imagine you were in a situation where, after talking with your doctor, you decided to have a common and safe medical procedure, one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States; even safer than a colonoscopy, which is so safe that it is used as a screening test. Now imagine that you cannot … Read more