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  • Hindsight June 20, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest COVID-19 news items.

    More About blood

    More patients have been inquiring lately about their blood types.  Although blood types are not typically included as part of a routine blood panel, there is renewed interest as a result of a small study from Italy and Spain recently published ...

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  • Summer Plans June 12, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the most recent COVID-19 news items.

    Where we are now

    News outlets and other organizations, including The New York Times, Johns Hopkins University and ProPublica have been diligently tracking COVID-19.  Their data indicated that we have a way to go before we can declare ourselves ...

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  • Another Pandemic June 4, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    COVID-19 cases continue to drop in Connecticut (good news) but continue to rise across the rest of the country (not so good).  In light of recent events, I’m using this forum to present some other important data related to COVID-19 and other health issues, along with some personal thoughts.

    The injustice of ...

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  • Colonoscopies Without Fear June 1, 2020

    Colonoscopies Without Fear

    Recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness by learning more about this lifesaving screening.

    As one of the country’s most preventable illnesses, with a readily available test that is both diagnostic and therapeutic, why does ...

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  • Game Time Decisions May 29, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest thoughts and news items on COVID-19… I hope this helps.

    Getting our sea legs

    After a brief reopening, South Korea has again begun to close schools in response to a resurgence of coronavirus cases.  Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has been learned from ...

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  • The Times are (Gradually) A-Changin’ May 14, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic… I’ve tried to keep it short.

    We’ve crossed the rubicon

    States have begun to reopen.  We can debate endlessly as to whether or not all states should be opening, if some should not be opening, how states ought to proceed, why we should have a concrete ...

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  • Cinco de Mayo (Plus One) May 6, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I hope this finds you well… here are some of the latest updates on COVID-19.

    Strange, but (probably) true

    You may have seen news reports about COVID toes, and it seems that it’s real.  Patients have been reporting the appearance of small, ...

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