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Managing in the Time of COVID-19 w/ Dr. Carol Portlock (Online)

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

COVID-19 has created challenges for all of us. Retired oncologist Carol Portlock will review recent articles including new science of interest. Clinical psychologist Frank Corigliano will address your concerns about managing day-to-day during this trying time.

Suggested readings:

Does Covid have a cyclical behavior?
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/04/briefing/covid-caseload-retreat-us-cases.html

Promising new drugs

Merck pill
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/01/business/merck-covid-pill-molnupiravir.html

AstraZeneca monoclonal antibody
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/10/05/covid-delta-variant-live-updates/#link-Q3EQVNG4QVE55DZIINSYHTV5OI

FDA funding, a conflict of interest?
https://today.uconn.edu/2021/05/why-is-the-fda-funded-in-part-by-the-companies-it-regulates-2/

Science topics of interest

Hair loss and stem cells
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/04/health/hair-loss-stem-cells.html

Biological specimens obtained from patients, ethical and financial implications
https://www.npr.org/2021/10/04/1043219867/henrietta-lacks-estate-sued-stolen-cells

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October 11
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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