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Medical Care

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7 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Tackle Domestic Violence

Health professionals are uniquely positioned to play a key role in addressing DV by partnering with advocates and educating patients about its health effects.
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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TedMed17: Chimpanzee Politics, Ebola, Music after Heartbreak

Day 1 of TedMed 2017 featured talks on chimpanzee politics, the sad aftermath of the Liberian Ebola epidemic, and new music created by Zoe Keating after her tragic loss.
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What Causes Dry Mouth and How Can You Treat It?

Dry mouth can lead to dental caries, oral candidiasis, and problems eating and speaking. Avoiding certain medications, symptom relief, and dental care are key.
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This is Why Vitamin B12 is So Important

Vitamin B12's metabolic reach includes DNA synthesis, hemoglobin production, & nerve function. Perhaps that's why body stores are huge relative to daily intake.
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Physicians are At Risk When Patients Refuse to Listen

Treatment plans that include the kind of care patients need at home are becoming more common, but physicians face potential liability when patients refuse help that is offered or neglect to follow up as instructed.
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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

We need to bring together medical school educators, medical students, business, technology, marketing experts, and, of course, patients to explore new ideas for creating an individualized and compelling medical school education experience.
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The Dead is More Than a Corpse: Reminiscences of Anatomy Lab

A first year medical student describes her anatomy lab and how she grew to appreciate the corpse she worked on as a gift.
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Leveraging E-Learning for Med Students’ Mental Health

Providing students with solutions to improve their psychological well-being equips them to learn material at their own pace and in their preferred learning environment.
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