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Flu: Here are the Answers to Your Questions

Here is information and stats from the CDC and elsewhere that helps answer many of the questions you may have about this year's flu season.
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Antioxidants and Free Radicals: Hope or Hype?

The results of studies examining the impact of antioxidants and free radicals on health are mixed showing benefits and harm for both.
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Heart Attacks: When Will We Finally Do What Needs to be Done?

{Updated 10/9/19] Surgery and stenting don't prevent heart attacks in stable patients. We already know how to do that with medical management, so why aren't we doing it?
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Physician Innovators: Empowered to Change Healthcare

Physician innovators empowered to solve problems are key to meaningful change in healthcare. They understand the issues because they deal with them everyday.
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Reasons for Optimism in Combating Aggressive Blood Cancers

The recent advances in blood cancer treatment are encouraging. Some cases of this devastating diagnosis may be turned into a chronic, manageable disease.
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How Music Can Powerfully Heal a Physician’s Life

Playing music was a ritual that passed through generations in my family but it wasn’t until I became a physician that I understood how music could console and bring hope.
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5 Critical Elements for a Successful Startup

These 5 critical elements are sometimes missing when starting a company but they aren't the only ingredients that are needed for a successful startup.
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Evolution of the Hippocratic Oath and Medical Ethics

The oath that physicians take has changed a lot since the original 5th century BC Hippocratic Oath. What do these changes say about medical ethics today?
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Chronic Knee Pain Due to Cartilage Injury: Treatment Options

Chronic knee pain due to injury of the cartilage is common, however, many people are afraid of surgery. They need to understand current treatment options.

Dandruff: What Is It and Can It Be Cured?

Dandruff is common and often embarrassing. It is usually treated with a dandruff shampoo but if it doesn't get better, be sure to consult a dermatologist.
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8 Physician Employment Contract Items You Need to Know About

More and more physicians are signing employment contracts as opposed to opening up a practice. If you see any of these 8 concerning contract items when reviewing your contract, it is probably time to negotiate.
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The Multidisciplinary Specialist Team: A New Model of Care

A new care model, the multidisciplinary specialist team, has the potential to improve patient care and allow physicians to grow personally and professionally.

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