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Coronavirus can’t stem central Ohio opioid abuse

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Coronavirus can’t stem central Ohio opioid abuse Coronavirus can’t stem central Ohio opioid abuse Credit: CC0 Public Domain The notices have been posted like clockwork, just about every week, on the Franklin County coroner’s Facebook page and mentioned during the county commissioners’ daily administrative briefings. Five people dead, six people …

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    Panama records Central America’s first coronavirus death

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    Panama’s health minister on Tuesday confirmed eight cases of the new coronavirus in the country, including one death, the first virus-linked death in Central America. “Of the eight patients we are reporting, one person is in intensive care, another unfortunately died,” Minister Rosario Turner said during a press conference in …

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      Czechs to close schools as central Europe widens virus fight

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      The Czech Republic said Tuesday it will close all schools, while neighbouring Slovakia suspended church services and Poland cancelled mass events in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly new coronavirus. “It is better to be proactive, rather than to deal with the problem later, or even too …

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        A molecular switch for repairing central nervous system disorders

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        Myelin sheath. Credit: Wikipedia. A molecular switch has the ability to turn on a substance in animals that repairs neurological damage in disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS), Mayo Clinic researchers discovered. The early research in animal models could advance an already approved Food and Drug Administration therapy and also …

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          Central Valley workplaces can be hostile for minority doctors

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Despite the dire need for primary health care providers in California’s Central Valley, workplace discrimination and harassment can cause them to change practices or leave the region entirely. These insights are reported in a pilot study published today in JAMA Network Open and led by UC …

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            Central African countries in talks on boosting anti-Ebola fight

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            Ebola virus. Credit: NIAID Health ministers in 10 central African countries have held talks on boosting data sharing and cross-border surveillance in the fight against Ebola, the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Tuesday. Health Minister Eteni Longondo and counterparts from the nine countries bordering the DRC met on Monday to …

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