Mayo Scrubs HCQ Data; Pharmacy Walkout Averted; Springsteen’s Peptic Ulcer Disease

Derick Alison
Derick Alison
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Mayo Clinic’s hydroxychloroquine webpage was taken down after a former Trump official cited it to justify it as a COVID-19 treatment. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

A recent Gallup poll reported a resurgence of COVID concerns, though most people said they are not masking. (Fox News)

Like many, a health policy expert had difficulty navigating her insurance issues trying to get a newly updated COVID-19 vaccine. (CNN)

CVS held off on another pharmacist walkout in Kansas City by promising to increase hiring. (AP)

Managing maternal stress may lessen an infant’s chances of impaired attention and delayed socioemotional and cognitive functioning that tends to follow prenatal COVID-19 infection, a study suggested. (Pediatric Research)

Running through farmland in Southern Minnesota, County Road B is nicknamed “Cancer Road” due to unusually high rates of cancer. (New York Post)

Short-term exposure to air pollutants had a significant relationship with ischemic stroke, according to a meta-analysis. (Neurology)

Mounting evidence suggested COVID-19 vaccination may affect the menstrual cycle. (Yahoo Life)

A review found that low-income children and children of color were disproportionately exposed to more neurotoxicants like lead and combustion-related air pollution. (Environmental Health Perspectives)

A guide to anti-racist medical documentation was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Drugmakers warned European regulators that a proposed ban on PFAS (also known as “forever chemicals”) would halt the pharmaceutical industry. (Reuters)

Glasgow received approval for the U.K.’s first safe injection site for drug users. (The Guardian)

The hospital behemoth HCA Healthcare is in talks to acquire Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire. (NHPR)

Pediatrician and geneticist Mira Irons, MD, resigned as CEO and president of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, where she oversaw the Mütter Museum and the Historical Medical Library. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Musician Bruce Springsteen postponed all 2023 tour dates due to peptic ulcer disease. (NBC News)

A woman learned she had acute myeloid leukemia after her children’s pediatrician thought she looked ill. (Today)

An infectious disease doctor known for treating the LGBTQ+ community in Newport Beach, California, was charged with sexually assaulting nine male patients. (Los Angeles Times)

A lawsuit accused Rochester Regional Health of allowing a former hospital chaplain to sexually abuse a patient in the late 1980s and early 1990s. (WHAM)

D.C. teens graduated from an anti-violence summer program run by Howard University’s Level 1 trauma center. (WTOP)

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