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What to Do If Your Hands Are a Mess From Washing Them so...

Proper handwashing is an essential step to protect yourself from infectious agents, such as coronavirus. It can, however, lead to dry skin and hand eczema.
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The Importance of Succession Planning for Your Medical Practice

Succession planning is one of the most important decisions a physician will face, yet many neglect to plan their exit until they're ready to retire.
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The Promising Future of Nanomedicine and Nanoparticles

Nanomedicine and nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize cancer therapeutics because they should be able to deliver the drug with more precision.
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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
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Survey Shows Women in Medicine Still Face Inequities

A recent survey finds that women in medicine face harassment, disrespect and lack of opportunity. There is an urgent need to correct these inequities.
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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy When Viruses are Circulating

Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.
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The Relationship Between Periodontitis and Systemic Diseases

A new understanding of the oral microbiome is shedding light on the relationship between periodontitis & systemic diseases, such as CVD, COPD, and cancer.
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Why Is Vitamin B12 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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Ria Health: Rehab for Alcohol Abuse Disorder on Your Phone

Ria Health is a digital health startup that combines objective data with medication to help people with alcohol abuse disorder reach their goals for treatment.
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Teledentistry Makes It Possible to Straighten Your Teeth from Home

Teledentistry is being used to straighten teeth at home. For certain patients, it is a less costly, more convenient alternative to traditional orthodontia.
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MedShare Responds (Again) to the Coronavirus Outbreak in China

MedShare partners with The Coca-Cola Foundation & The UPS Foundation to send 1.8 million respirator masks to China in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Dried Blood Spot Testing: Innovations and Applications

Innovations in dried blood spot testing (DBS) technology will greatly improve the adoption as well as broaden the reach of DBS technology.

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