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Newswise: The Pandemic’s Byproduct: Work-Life Integration, At Last
Released: 27-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT
The Pandemic’s Byproduct: Work-Life Integration, At Last
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Dr. Mara B. Antonoff shares how working from home and virtual meetings have improved her work-life balance and advocates for keeping some of these protocols in place after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

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Released: 19-May-2020 12:40 PM EDT
Cardiothoracic Surgery in the COVID Crisis: Global Summit on Reactivating Cardiothoracic Surgery Programs
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

This special worldwide STS webinar focused on the recovery of cardiothoracic surgery in the post-COVID era. STS President Joseph A. Dearani, MD, was joined by cardiothoracic surgeon leaders from around the world.

Newswise: Cardiothoracic Surgeons Offer Compassion, Perseverance, and Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Released: 6-May-2020 12:45 PM EDT
Cardiothoracic Surgeons Offer Compassion, Perseverance, and Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dr. Vinod H. Thourani describes how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting cardiothoracic surgeons and their patients and how the specialty is uniquely equipped to handle the high-intensity work of actively managing COVID-19 patients.

Newswise: Smoking Increases Risk for COVID-19 Complications—So It’s a Great Time to Quit
Released: 14-Apr-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Smoking Increases Risk for COVID-19 Complications—So It’s a Great Time to Quit
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

It is well known that smoking results in worse outcomes in people with pneumonia or influenza, and we are learning that smoking can pose significant risks in those with COVID-19.

29-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT
Media Advisory: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Applauds U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is today releasing a draft recommendation for using low-dose computed tomography (CT) to screen those at high risk for lung cancer. The recommendations will be posted on the USPSTF website at 5 p.m. ET today.


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