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Dartmouth Medical School Drops Online Cheating Cases Against Students

New York Times
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine says it is dropping an online cheating investigation that led the school to erroneously accuse some students, allegations that prompted an outcry among faculty, alumni and technology experts. In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online activity data......

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Online Cheating Cases Against Students

New York Times
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine says it is dropping an online cheating investigation that led the school to erroneously accuse some students, allegations that prompted an outcry among faculty, alumni and technology experts. In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online activity data......

35 People Who Decided To Spread Their Medical ‘Knowledge’ And Got Shamed Over It Online

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Traveling medicine shows and questionable or even harmful “medical remedies” may seem like a thing of the past, but there’s plenty of its 21st-century iterations. While MLM marketers are not promoting tonics of cocaine or opium, they are trying to convince people that essential oils will cure cancer. Obvious pyramid-scheme......

Medical equipment providers look to New York lawmakers for relief from partial reimbursements

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square contributor As the New York State Legislature wraps up this week, providers of durable medical equipment hope lawmakers will take up their cause before the session ends. A bill is before both chambers that......

Explosion in Yemeni city of Marib kills at least 12 – medical source

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An explosion near a petrol station in the Yemeni city of Marib killed at least 12 people on Saturday, a medical source said. The source told Reuters that dozens of people, many of them badly burned, had been taken to Marib General Hospital and 12 of them had died of......

Blackstone-led group reportedly nearing a $30 billion deal to buy medical supply maker Medline

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker at Medline Industries gathers exam gloves to include into Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits to be shipped out to various health facilities at their warehouse in Mundelein, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via......

Journey Medical Corp Announces New Journey with the Experts Video Featuring David Altman, MD

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Dr. Altman discusses the dermatologic skin manifestations of COVID-19, an evolving issue in the United States SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – June 1, 2021 – — Journey Medical Corporation (Journey Medical) today released a new Journey with the Experts video featuring David Altman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with Midwest Center for Dermatology and......

Privacy laws need updating after Google deal with HCA Healthcare, medical ethics professor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Privacy laws in the U.S. need to be updated, especially after Google struck a deal with a major hospital chain, medical ethics expert Arthur Kaplan said Wednesday. “Now we’ve got electronic medical records, huge volumes of data, and this is......

Family speaks out against Texas bill to ban gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Family speaks out against Texas bill to ban gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Texas State Senate has passed a bill that would ban gender-affirming medical care for trans youth. Mireya Villarreal......

Pandemic leads to dire delays in medical care

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Pandemic leads to dire delays in medical care – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Many patients have delayed medical care for serious health issues during the pandemic. Dr. Jon LaPook has more on the troubling consequences. Be the first......

Journey Medical Corp Announces New Journey with the Experts Video Featuring Neera Agarwal-Antal, MD

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Dr. Agarwal-Antal discusses actinic keratosis, a dermatologic condition with more than three million cases annually in the United States SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – May 14, 2021 – — Journey Medical Corporation (Journey Medical) today released a new Journey with the Experts video featuring Neera Agarwal-Antal, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with Hudson Dermatology......

Facebook Deplatforms Anti-Vaccine Group ‘Ohio Advocates for Medical Freedom’

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OAMF Logo OAMF is off Facebook Facebook booted a prominent, Ohio-based anti-vaccine advocacy group from its platform Monday, part of the company’s attempt to purge disproven health information that proliferates on its site. The Ohio Advocates for Medical Freedom said in a newsletter that Facebook deplatformed the group, which had......

Emirates to fly medical aid to India for free

Reuters
Emirates airline said on Sunday it will fly medical supplies from Dubai to nine cities in India free of charge from this week to help battle a devastating upsurge in the coronavirus. International aid has poured in for India, where record infection rates have overwhelmed hospitals, depleting medicines, oxygen tanks......

Online Cheating Charges Upend Dartmouth Medical School

New York Times
HANOVER, N.H. — Sirey Zhang, a first-year student at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, was on spring break in March when he received an email from administrators accusing him of cheating. Dartmouth had reviewed Mr. Zhang’s online activity on Canvas, its learning management system, during three remote exams, the email......

Oil for oxygen: Covid-hit India welcomes Saudi medical aid, boosts oil imports

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India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaks at a road show organised by the Directorate General of Hydrocarbon (DGH) in Mumbai, India, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade Indian oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday thanked Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern oil producers for supplying liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to help......

Alabama Legislature votes to legalize medical marijuana

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The measure will create a medical cannabis commission to regulate, license and oversee distribution of medical marijuana. Doctors can prescribe medical marijuana for several conditions including cancer, a terminal illness, epilepsy and chronic pain. Patients would receive medical cannabis......

Will summer see a ‘travel window’ before fall infections rise? Here’s what medical experts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For some homebound travelers yearning for a vacation, the question isn’t whether to book a vacation this year, but when.  Enthusiasm for travel is at its highest point in a year, with 87% of American travelers expected to take a......

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