Morning Report Newsletter

Bear with us as we kick off the newsletter with an untimely reference. The movie Caddyshack struck comedy gold in 1980, so when Caddyshack II hit theaters eight years later, anyone looking for a belly laugh was faced with…

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Fasting is no new kid on the block, but recent years have made what used to be a dietary practice reserved for religious rituals or intensive cleanses, a mainstream diet. As you may have noticed, the masses have jumped on the bandwagon with the promise of a novel way to lose a few pounds. The real draw is…

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The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a shiny new scientific statement on the treatment of mild-moderate hypertension and hyperlipidemia, and initial treatment should be—wait for it…

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Remember the infamous Super Bowl LI, in which the Atlanta Falcons mounted a 28-3 lead against the New England Patriots in the third-quarter? It was, surely, an insurmountable lead. Falcon fans were high-fiving and texting each other congratulations. Then touchdown by touchdown, the Pats erased all the Falcons’ momentum and hopes of victory…

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No, when it comes to installments of the Godfather trilogy. Likely yes, when it comes to inhaler therapy for moderate-to-severe persistent asthma.

Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 20 randomized clinical trials to determine…

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…Stroke? …Heart disease? Show of hands—did any Morning Report readers work 55 hours or more this week? That is the definition of “working long hours,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Working long hours is…

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We’re coming in hot with a controversial subject: vitamin D. Not since “Was the dress blue/black or white/gold?” has a topic raged such debate. This time, the vitamin D dispute is on whether to…

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When COVID-19 first hit, the only solace was that children were mostly spared from its wrath. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently shared data that highlight a concerning trend in pediatric cases of COVID-19. Here are the latest numbers…

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Morning Report is a bi-weekly newsletter intended to be fun, refreshing, and informative – it’s not your typical medical newsletter! Every other week, we’ll highlight important medical news, sprinkled with some witty commentary, fun facts, giveaways, and more… because learning should be fun!

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