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Dr. Robert Pearl’s 4 Pillars of Healthcare Transformation

In his book, Mistreated, Dr. Robert Pearl, the former Executive Director and CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, lays out his vision of how to transform healthcare.
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Can Retirement Increase Life Expectancy?

Choosing to retire in a CCRC, if it has lots of activities and on-site healthcare, may not only increase longevity but also make life more fulfilling.
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5 Natural Ways To Help Beat Drug Addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease with many layers to deal with in order to maintain sobriety, but there are many strategies that can be used to help you get there.
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Learning to Be a Doctor: Dissecting a Human Body

After being asked if donors gifting their bodies was in vain now that there are digital alternatives, a medical student learns the real value of the anatomy lab.
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Survival of the Human Race Depends on Being Social

Our brains are hard-wired to be social because of its survival value, so how does the 'me first' philosophy of libertarianism mesh with our biology?
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7 Simple and Not-So-Simple Strategies to Maintain a Healthy Brain

Seven lifestyle modifications that prevent atherosclerosis have also been found to maintain brain health and prevent cognitive decline.
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Coaching Doctors? First, Show Them the Evidence

Successful leadership coaching of physicians may require that they understand the theory and research underpinning the field of coaching first.
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Inconvenient Truths about Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

The limitations of immunotherapy are grossly understated including the fact that most patients with advanced cancers won't benefit from the drugs.
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What Differentiates Creative Geniuses From the Rest

The difference between creative geniuses and the rest of us lies in the intensity of interactions of the association cortices. They see things in ways we cannot.
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Prepping for Med School? How About Drawing Blood?

How working as a phlebotomist turned out to be good preparation for medical school.
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Failure to Think Critically Allows Anti-Science to Flourish

Lack of critical thinking skills has allowed the anti-science policies of Trump's administration and Congress to threaten the health and well-being of the country.
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Malpractice Claims Study is Helping Plastic Surgeons Get Better

A recent closed claim study by a malpractice carrier helps plastic surgeons make changes that will improve patient safety and clinical outcomes.