The 12 Best Weighted Vests for Any Type of Workout

One of the easiest ways to make your workout more challenging is to throw on a weighted vest. Whether you’re still able to get into the gym or not, a weighted vest is a great piece of equipment to have if you’re looking to work on building strength and endurance without a ton of extra…Continue Reading

The Complete Soundtrack to HBO’s Industry

Industry, HBO’s new prestige Monday-night drama, is a show you can finally watch with all your finance friends, as you attempt to understand what the heck they actually do all day, and, in the process, gain absolutely zero insight into what they heck they actually do all day. (Just admit you’re working on PowerPoints, Jeremy.…Continue Reading

ACIP: Health Workers, Long-term Care Residents First for Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A federal advisory panel recommends that healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities be the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one is authorized for use by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Centers for Disease Control…Continue Reading

Celebrity Doctor Chastised After Maskless Boat Party Photo

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A photo of Mikhail Varshavski, DO, known as “Dr Mike,” maskless and inches apart from fellow partiers on a recent boat excursion in Miami, has stirred up controversy across social media. Dr Mikhail Varshavski In another incident last weekend, Salem Health…Continue Reading

Ranibizumab Biosimilar Shows Equivalent Efficacy to Branded Drug for Neovascular AMD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a phase 3 study, the ranibizumab biosimilar SB11 demonstrated equivalent efficacy and similar safety and immunogenicity profiles compared with ranibizumab for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Specifically, said study coauthor Dr. Neil Bressler of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Ophthalmology, “The results showed…Continue Reading

Workers Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 Can Remain as ‘Last Resort’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Essential workers believed to be exposed to SARS-CoV-2 may remain in the workplace as a “last resort and only in limited circumstances,” according to updated guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The recommendations apply to people…Continue Reading

‘Clear Evidence’ Oral Steroid Effective for ‘Suicide Headache’

Adjunctive oral prednisone appears to significantly reduce cluster headache attacks, new research shows. Results of the multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial show that patients who received the steroid had 25% fewer attacks in the first week of therapy compared to their counterparts who received placebo. In addition, more than a third of patients in the prednisone…Continue Reading

States can make a difference in long-term telehealth policies

The National Governors Association released a white paper this week examining state policies around telehealth and outlining key considerations for governors to assess the potential implications of said policies going forward.   As the report notes, although policies vary from state to state, there have been more telehealth policy changes this year than in the…Continue Reading

Data can be a ‘force for evil,’ AI and machine learning experts say

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated existing disparities in the healthcare system, including the consequences of bias on racialized or marginalized groups. Some of the ways racial bias in the healthcare system emerge are more obvious, such as horror stories of Black people being turned away at emergency departments. Others, experts said during the HIMSS…Continue Reading