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If you combine an insatiable desire to expand skills with a fearlessness to walk away, you can have a long, exciting career in medicine.
Teledentistry will remain a viable approach to dental care even after the pandemic due to the many benefits it offers dentists and patients.
After being diagnosed with a rare eye disease, a doctor learns the best treatment is immunosuppression-a risky choice in the midst of COVID19
If you love to sleep late, morning runs can be a challenge, but if you Imake it a habit, the benefits can definitely be worth it.
Drug rebates often mean consumers pay more for drugs. Manufacturers raise list prices to cover PBM rebates. We pay a percent of list price.
A medical student's mom told her witnessing her grandfather's agonizing death was a gift, implying that it would make her a better doctor.
MdDS is an under recognized neurologic disorder where the rocking sensation you experience after getting off of a boat or a plane persists indefinitely.
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