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Adios, Travel Mask Mandate

Adios, Travel Mask Mandate; Moderna Touts Its Variant Vaccine; Renaming Cancer?

A federal judge in Florida struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes, airports, and public transportation, ruling that the CDC exceeded its authority. (CNN)
By Amanda D'Ambrosio, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, April 19, 2022 - MedPage

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Staffing Shortages Increasingly Impacting Healthcare Industry

Staffing Shortages Increasingly Impacting Healthcare Industry

Data continues to show staffing shortages are becoming the norm across the continuum of care.
By Kyle Murphy, PhD, September 28, 2021 - HealthCareEXECIntelligenc

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Brain Changes Seen After Mild COVID Infection

Brain Changes Seen After Mild COVID Infection

Tissue damage, brain shrinkage, cognitive decline emerge in longitudinal study - Tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell were seen months after people had mild SARS-CoV-2 infection, longitudinal data from the U.K. Biobank showed.
Judy George - Senior Staff Writer, March 7, 2022 - MedPage

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If 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit, where have they gone?

If 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit, where have they gone?

A frequently cited statistic is that nearly 1 in 5 healthcare workers have quit their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an October 2021 Morning Consult report.
Marissa Plescia - Friday, February 11th, 2022 - Beckers Hospital Review

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CDC Cuts Isolation

CDC Cuts Isolation, Quarantine Time for All Americans

The CDC has shortened COVID-19 isolation and quarantine time for all Americans, following changes for healthcare workers made late last week. The agency announced Monday that individuals with ...
Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage, December 28, 2021

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Some hospitals drop vaccine mandates

Some hospitals drop vaccine mandates

Some major hospitals systems are lifting requirements for staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19, following a federal judge's decision last month to block a federal vaccine mandate for U.S. health workers.
By Kelli Nguyen, Editor at LinkedIn News, December 14, 2021

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Travel nurses really take off

Travel nurses really take off

Travel nursing became a thing in the first year of the pandemic, as short-staffed hospitals sought help, but it’s only gotten bigger.
By Cate Chapman, Editor at LinkedIn News, December 6, 2021

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Managing office holiday party risks

Managing office holiday party risks

Ready or not, office holiday parties are back this year. These are some of the risks that practice owners and leaders should manage to help ensure a stress-free holiday and a positive transition to the New Year.
by Ike Devji, JD, November 23, 2021

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Maintaining a social life as a working physician

Maintaining a social life as a working physician

If you are doctor struggling with your work and social life, there is a way to find balance between the two. However, it's not as easy as reading this article. Just like any routine or habit, it takes practice, commitment, and consistency.
by Colin Zhu, DO, MJH Life Sciences™ and Physician's Practice, November 10, 2021

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