Tag Archives: Can’t

Some healthcare can safely wait (and some can’t)

Among the many remarkable things that have happened since the COVID-19 pandemic began is that a lot of our usual medical care has simply stopped. According to a recent study, routine testing for cervical cancer, cholesterol, and blood sugar is down nearly 70% across the country. Elective surgeries, routine physical examinations, and other screening tests… Read More »

Can’t We Do Better to Support Minorities in Medicine? – MedPage Today

“You’ve heard how successfully each panelist matched for residency and you’ve probably assumed that you can’t relate to us. We’ve all experienced struggle and triumph. I hope by sharing our stories you see yourself in them.” I shared these words with prospective pediatric applicants in a recent virtual webinar. Every year, I seek out a… Read More »

Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working. – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. At his home in the Bronx, where he lies in bed with a fever, Jose Peralta keeps replaying the scene in his head. It was Monday, March 16, the start of an unusually… Read More »

Why can’t you drink alcohol on antibiotics

It depends which antibiotic you’re taking, says Why can’t you drink alcohol on antibiotics clinical pharmacist Dr Geraldine Moses. Staying off alcohol when taking antibiotics has been hallowed advice from GPs, pharmacists and well-meaning relatives for decades. You’ll recover quicker and you’ll reduce your risk of secondary complications. A similar mild hepatitis may occur with… Read More »