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Medical Care

Repurposing Cancer Drugs to Combat Opioid Dependency

Repurposing Cancer Drugs to Combat Opioid Dependency

Finding effective and safer alternatives to pain management is essential in the fight against the opioid epidemic.
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Considerations Before a Physician Practice Merger

For those that are considering merging with another private practice entity, there are many things to strategize about vice just assuming there will be a windfall of benefits by consummating a merger.
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How to Identify and Prevent Child Abuse

The signs of child abuse can be subtle, so knowing how to identify them is vital to stopping current and preventing future abuse.

The Science of Mind-Body Therapy for Pain

Research shows that a mind-body approach to chronic pain can result in a decrease in pain similar to what one might find with opioids.
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The Brilliant Creations of Physician Inventors

Physicians have a long history of inventing devices that advance medicine and save lives, but questions have been raised about how they should be compensated for these contributions.
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Your Sunscreen Isn’t Enough to Prevent Skin Cancer

There is persuasive evidence that UVA is an important driver of UV radiation-mediated sun damage to the skin, but many sunscreens are biased toward protection against UVB.
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The Impact of Poor Communication on Medical Errors

Communication failures are a contributing factor in 27% of medical malpractice claims. Eliminating them could reduce medical errors and patient injury.
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Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary of Brittany Maynard’s Death

Facing a painful death from incurable cancer, Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon so she could control her destiny & die with dignity. Why do so few states allow this?
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Honor Those We’ve Lost – Get Tested on World AIDS Day

Today, after nearly three-quarters of a million American citizens have been tragically taken from us, we are at now at a place where we can finally bring an end to AIDS. Medical and diagnostic advances are helping make this vision a reality.
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