Afro-American woman in pain

Chronic Pelvic Pain is Not in Your Head

August 28, 2015

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Dr. Denise Jagroo, a physical therapist with a specialty in pelvic physical therapy, describes her own experience with chronic pelvic pain and what she did to overcome it.

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How to Streamline the PCP Office Visit

August 27, 2015

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CEO Ray Constantini joins Pat Salber (@docweighsin) in a video discussion of Bright.md, a company that hopes to streamline the PCP office visit.

Effective Doctor-Patient Communication is the Key to Patient-Centered Care

August 26, 2015

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Effective doctor-patient communication recognizes the doctor’s need to know and the patient’s need to be understood

Dr. Philippa Cheeetham interviews guests on Cure Connections

7 Essential Elements of Emotional Support in Cancer Care

August 25, 2015

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There are 7 essential elements of emotional support in cancer care that foster the best chance for success in the daily struggle of patients and their loved ones.

A reconstruction of Homo neanderthalensis at Neanderthal Museum, Mettmann, Germany (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Is There a Neanderthal Lurking in Your Genes?

August 24, 2015

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Those of you who are European or Asian ancestry probably wouldn’t exist today, at least not in your present form, if were it not for the Neanderthal lurking on your genes

Is Your Doctor Emotionally Intelligent?

Is Your Doctor Emotionally Intelligent?

August 23, 2015

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Is your doctor emotionally intelligent (EI)? What’s the difference between a low and a high EI doctor? Dr. Margaret Cary explains.

Improving the Safety of Post-Surgical Care

Improving the Safety of Post-Surgical Care

August 20, 2015

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Anesthesiologist Paul Curry thinks ending reliance on threshold breach monitoring is an important step towards improving the safety of post-surgical care.

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Deceit and the Defunding of Planned Parenthood

August 18, 2015

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NEJM articles discuss the ethics of fetal tissue research & shameful actions of antichoice radicals to rally support for defunding of Planned Parenthood.

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Are Antioxidant Supplements Worth the Price?

August 16, 2015

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Studies have suggested that antioxidant nutritional supplements are not only NOT beneficial, but they could also have adverse effects.

Parth Desai (l) and Will Pattiz, Co-Founders of ICD-10 Charts

Worried about ICD-10? Here’s Help and It’s Free

August 12, 2015

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Premed Parth Desai developed ICD-10 Charts to help his dad’s small internal medicine practice transition from ICD-9 to 10. Now he’s giving away for free