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Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Immune System

Introduction Our body has a complex system of cells, tissues and organs that work seamlessly to protect us from potentially harmful diseases. This is the immune system whose job is to safeguard your body against deadly pathogens and limit potential damage from other toxic agents. Your immune system must work seamlessly like a well-tuned orchestra… Read More »

A plea for help from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

I am a palliative care physician in a hospital in our nation’s capital region.  Like most urban hospitals, ours has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.  My colleagues and I are exhausted and emotionally devastated.  We are not alone.  Yesterday I learned a friend of mine from medical school, a selfless and compassion-driven… Read More »