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Regions with early interest, adoption of face masks showed modest COVID-19 infection rates

Regions with early interest, adoption of face masks showed modest COVID-19 infection rates

Countries with early interest in face mask use had milder COVID-19 infection rates, according to a letter-to-the-editor published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Researchers with the Chinese University of Hong Kong reported findings from an analysis of how public interest in face masks, based on Google Trends relative search volume data, […]

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PTSD Treatment WORKS – Raise Awareness

PTSD Treatment WORKS – Raise Awareness

PTSD Awareness Month Each June, we mark PTSD Awareness Month. It is a time to bring together people and programs across the country to spread awareness about PTSD—what it is and how to treat it—to help improve the lives of trauma survivors. This year—during a global pandemic that has created significant challenges for so many […]

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Emerging Therapy: TMS for Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders Now Available at PASWFL

Emerging Therapy: TMS for Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders Now Available at PASWFL

The misuse of alcohol and illicit drugs is a topic of national conversation these days. Addiction can have a tremendous impact on individuals, families, and communities across our nation. People use drugs or alcohol to relax, escape problems, or reward themselves.             Drugs and alcohol excite the parts of the brain that make you feel […]

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Police brutality must stop

Police brutality must stop

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH Board Chair American Medical Association Full Bio Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA President American Medical Association  @PatriceHarrisMD Full Bio AMA policy recognizes that physical or verbal violence between law enforcement officers and the public, particularly among Black and Brown communities where these incidents are more prevalent and pervasive, is a critical […]