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Expressive Writing and Mindful Meditation Help Physicians Cope With Pandemic-related Stress

For the past two months, physicians, nurses and occupational therapists at the University Hospital of North Tees in England have engaged in atypical activities. Every three weeks, they trade their masks, gloves and stethoscopes for a pen—and write about their thoughts, memories and feelings. The two-hour online sessions, led by Siobhan Campbell, a senior lecturer…

US Supply of COVID-19 Therapeutics Seems Stable, for Now

In September, as doctors prepared for a fall and winter COVID-19 surge across the U.S., they sounded alarms about inadequate supplies of the antiviral medication remdesivir to treat their patients. But that supply concern seems to have been addressed: Gilead, remdesivir’s U.S. manufacturer, confirmed that they are “meeting real-time, global demand” in an email to…

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