Analyzing Trump's illness is humbling for media's med teams
FILE - Sanjay Gupta arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. “You try to put the pieces of the puzzle together,” said CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who logged hours comparable to his residency days in the wake of Trump's announcement. Ashton also objects to how some in the media have pinned percentages on Trump's likely survival. Then again, as Gupta noted, the president is 74 years old, clinically obese and just climbed a flight of stairs. It's why, more often than not, the media medical reports have been dominated by careful couching.
Coronavirus Florida cases spike COVID-19 record
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida reported another 3,822 cases of COVID-19 on Friday morning, continuing the biggest week of new infections since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The state had set a one-day record for new cases with 3,207 on Thursday. Florida is now up to 89,748 total confirmed cases and 3,104 deaths associated with COVID-19, according to the latest data released by the health department. There were 43 new coronavirus-related deaths reported Friday morning across the state. Worldwide, the number of COVID-19 cases reported has surpassed 8.5 million.
Coronavirus: Florida reports another 2,610 cases and passes 3,000 deaths from COVID-19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida reported another 2,610 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday morning and saw its coronavirus death toll rise over 3,000. Florida is now up to 82,719 total cases and 3,018 deaths associated with COVID-19, according to the latest numbers released by the health department. Florida - testing is roughly holding steady and yet cases are climbing. And he went into detail about the states testing, which he said was among the best in the country. Worldwide, the number of COVID-19 cases reported has surpassed 8.2 million.
New study aims to find out if marijuana can help treat autism symptoms
That drug, a treatment for two rare types of epilepsy, inspired researchers to consider what other conditions cannabis might help. Hollander believes the cannabis extract holds hope for treating autism symptoms based on the success it's had reducing seizure activity. "There's some abnormal electrical activity even though they don't have seizures, for example," Hollander told Gupta. With 30 years of experience in autism spectrum disorder research, Hollander also believes autism and epilepsy could have similar underlying causes. Carlos said he wanted to join the study to better understand his own autism and help others struggling with it.
California women talk man out of taking his own life
Jen Principe and Toni Musso, two women who convinced a man not to take his own life, say they were inspired by CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta's story on suicide prevention. We have to go back,'" Principe told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on "New Day" in an interview that aired Wednesday. Musso's husband, who was driving when they spotted the man on the overpass, immediately took the next exit and looped around. "We stopped the cars, we ran across, and there he was, just all the way in the center ... of that freeway overpass," Principe said. "He said he had nothing to live for, and he had no reason to be here on earth anymore," Musso told CNN's Camerota.