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Exotic Foods You’ll Probably Never Eat

July 23, 2015

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Food and nutrition, Salber:

Into exotic foods? Maybe you’ll want to give these a try

Family Caregivers – Unsung, Unpaid Heroes of Healthcare

Family Caregivers – Unsung, Unpaid Heroes of Healthcare

July 16, 2015

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End-of-Life, Geriatric medicine, Salber:

The AARP estimates that there are about 40 million family caregivers in the US providing ~37 billion hours of care for an economic value of their unpaid work of ~$470 billion!

How Happy Are US Doctors?

How Happy Are US Doctors?

July 15, 2015

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Health care professionals, Practice Management, Salber:

In general, the 2014 Survey of America’s Physicians found that being younger, female, employed and practicing primary care are associated with being more satisfied with the profession of medicine.

(photo from Lera Blog)

Using Ubble Age to Predict the Risk of Dying

July 14, 2015

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Geriatric medicine, Primary Care, Salber:

Can you predict the risk of dying based on how fast someone walks? A UK study showed self-reported overall health & pace of walking were strong predictors.

Pediatric Osteomyelitis Not Due to Infection

Pediatric Osteomyelitis Not Due to Infection

July 11, 2015

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Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Salber:

3 years ago, my granddaughter developed CRMO, a rare pediatric auto-inflammatory osteomyelitis. Here’s her story (it has a good ending!)

A Better Way to Reduce Abortions

A Better Way to Reduce Abortions

July 7, 2015

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Ob-Gyn, Salber:

Could long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) provide the much needed middle ground in the contentious abortion debate?

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

July 5, 2015

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Health policy, Obesity & weight loss, Salber:

The boom in for-profit diet clinics fueled by insurance reimbursement proves that when it comes to healthcare no good turn goes unexploited.

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

July 1, 2015

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Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, Michaeli, Salber:

Join Salber & Michaeli as they take you on a quick romp through the less than auspicious history of medicine covering quacks, charlatans, snake oil and more

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

June 30, 2015

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

CHCF’s Health Innovation Fund program provides wrap around support for young companies working for the common good – video interview with CEO

African faith healer, photo from ChickGeek.org

Do You Believe in Medical Miracles?

June 29, 2015

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Faith and religion, Salber:

Hysterical answers to the question: How are atheists able to live with themselves after seeing people being healed in churches like in the following videos?