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COVID-19 linked syndrome strikes children

Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) is a new illness associated with COVID-19 that doctors in Rochester are trying to understand. There...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 1:47pm
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URMC sends team of health care providers to support efforts in NYC

UR Medicine says that Strong Memorial Hospital is sending a team of providers downstate to support health care workers dealing with the COVID-19...
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Sun, 04/05/2020 - 3:54pm
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Coronavirus prep: local hospitals have supplies and equipment -- but no tests

As health officials in New York City warned that the novel coronavirus is likely to spread there, hospitals in Rochester have begun preparing for the...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 1:08pm
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O sweet spontaneous

About two weeks ago I woke up and found that I couldn’t keep anything down.  Since I know so much about medicine (NOT), I diagnosed myself with a stomach bug and curled up into a ball, waiting for the pain to go away.  It didn’t.  It got worse, in fact, and so after another day I called a nurse friend and asked for advice.  She suggested that I was suffering from something far more dangerous than the flu -- appendicitis -- and she made me promise to go to the local emergency room.   So I did.  She was right.  She probably saved my life.

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