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23.9: Percentage of outpatient visits conducted by telemedicine in the second half of 2020

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Overdose deaths jumped to a record 93,000 in 2020, a 29% increase from 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last year was already considered the deadliest year in U.S. history due to the pandemic. Social isolation and anxiety brought on by lockdowns and the shuttering of treatment centers may have meant that those with opioid use disorder were unable to get help, reports STAT.

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Epistaxis: a nosebleed

 

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Macromania: a delusion that objects are larger than natural size

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Isinglass is a substance derived from dried swim bladders of fish. It's a form of collagen used mainly to clarify some types of beer and wine, though it can also be cooked into a paste for specialized gluing purposes.

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Alright, let’s start this out by admitting something. Prior to National Fritters Day we had no idea that Fritters came in any other variety than Apple. A whole new world was opened up to us when we discovered that there were blueberry fritters, and banana fritters, pineapple fritters and even...

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Alright, let’s start this out by admitting something. Prior to National Fritters Day we had no idea that Fritters came in any other variety than Apple. A whole new world was opened up to us when we discovered that there were blueberry fritters, and banana fritters, pineapple fritters and even...