Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa
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Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa is a NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine specialist in clinical practice for over 20 years. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. He is a prolific writer, with dozens of peer-reviewed scientific articles and medical blog posts. He is a Physician Leader and published author. His latest book is "Code Blue," a medical thriller.
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Associate Regional Medical Director
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Rush Medical College
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Pulmonary Disease Critical Care Medicine Sleep Medicine
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19 hours ago no Comment

A friend of mine in Florida got vaccinated three months ago. He has been battling COVID-19 for more than a week now. He describes it as a “very bad cold.” A colleague of mine has also been fully vaccinated for more than six months. She has been battling COVID-19, as well, going to Urgent Care […]

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There has always been uncertainty over how long immunity from SARS CoV-2 infection lasts. Is it three months? Six months? A year? Lifelong? Studies – and resultant headlines – abound. Enter a new study into the mix, published in the journal Nature. Scientists studied sixty-three individuals who recovered from COVID-19 12 months later. Most of […]

1 week ago no Comment

Understandably, the world has been hyperfocused on the global SARS CoV-2 pandemic. It has wreaked – and continues to wreak – havoc on many parts of our world. At the same time, there are other threats to the global health order to which we must pay attention, and one of these threats come from what […]

2 weeks ago no Comment

Twelve years ago, my eldest daughter died of cancer. It was the most horrific moment of my life. The pain is still very fresh.

3 weeks ago no Comment

The only way we will truly be independent from COVID is through vaccination.

3 weeks ago 4 Comments

Sometimes, drinking just water can be very dangerous in the summer heat.

2 months ago no Comment

Our family got vaccinated and finally had a long-awaited reunion. It was so awesome. If this is not a reason to get vaccinated, I don’t know what is.

2 months ago no Comment

Sometimes the hospital is the worst place for a sick person. New research shows a “Hospital at Home” has great benefits.

2 months ago no Comment

The NBA Bubble experience confirms the recommendation that patients with Covid should isolate for 10 days only.

2 months ago no Comment

An ICU doctor describes his emotional journey with the Coronavirus and its impact on both him and his patients over the pandemic. Hope and Covid

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