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The COVID Revolution

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
In spite of the horror of disease, death, and economic havoc that has come from the COVID-19 pandemic, I have hope that a COVID Revolution can produce lasting change that will benefit many.
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One World Together: At Home

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
The stay at home orders exist to allow the healthcare system to recover even while the economy suffers. Many people around the world understand that the sacrifices we make—economically, socially and emotionally—to stay home, is for the common good.
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Somebody to Lean On

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
When we come through this shared experience and begin to rebuild our economy, I hope we will remember all the people we leaned on.
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Doing Our Part in a Time of Uncertainty

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I did lots of listening last week. I heard that everyone wanted to do the right thing but many are understandably anxious about what this abrupt change in how we suddenly have to conduct our lives now will mean. 
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For Those on the Frontlines of Covid-19

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
To all those who are on the frontlines: "You are all heroes and we must commit to providing you with the equipment you need to stay safe and enable you to provide the best care possible during this pandemic." 
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Tests for the novel 2019 Coronavirus and Testing of Americans

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Until the federal government's new plan to work with private industry actually delivers millions of testing kits to hospitals and labs and we develop drive through stand alone testing units, it will be almost impossible for a patient to have this test, even with symptoms and high risk exposure.
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Yes, Illness is a Feminist Issue

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
When women complain of pain and/or illness we are less likely to be taken seriously than when men do. Consequently, many illnesses have been slow to gain medical attention, especially those whose victims are mostly women.
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