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NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist | Physician Leader | Author and Blogger | His latest book is “Code Blue,” a medical thriller.

We lost our daughter to cancer 12 years ago today, and it still really hurts

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They are more than just a donor. They are a gift-giver.

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If this is not a reason to get vaccinated, I don’t know what is

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We should expand the concept to other patients, such as those with Covid and beyond

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The repeated crush of death has become much too painful

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Those who recovered clinically but still tested positive didn’t transmit COVID according latest research

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Cases are going up, and it is much younger people who are dying

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With universal masking, is an influenza vaccine even necessary?

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Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

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