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COVID-19: Serious Action Against a Novel Virus

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
March 30, 2020

Taking cues from how other countries are managing COVID-19, government and healthcare leaders have implemented dramatic and necessary steps to…

Support Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Psychiatry
March 26, 2020

When an unfamiliar disease strikes, it can cause tremendous fear and anxiety. We’ve seen it before—during the 1918 Spanish flu…

Six Things to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
February 07, 2020

This article was updated on March 30, 2020. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s been just over two months since Chinese authorities reported the…

Penicillin allergy testing: Why it’s important to know the facts

by Anjali Majumdar, MD, Infectious Diseases Specialist
September 28, 2018

Antibiotics are among the most effective treatments for bacterial infections, and our go-to option often is penicillin. But up to…

Triple-negative breast cancer: Who should get tested for their genetic risk?

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services
August 24, 2018

Triple-negative breast cancer is notoriously difficult to treat. It grows aggressively, and it lacks the three most common markers (estrogen…

Exciting breast cancer news: More women can safely forgo chemotherapy

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services
June 13, 2018

Data from a 2018 study have confirmed the standard of care for many women with early-stage breast cancer: chemotherapy isn’t…