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Poison Ivy: How to Treat that Itchy Rash

Fayne Frey, MD - 6/3/2021 - 0

The poison ivy rash is intensely itchy but there are a number of home remedies and prescription medications that can bring relief.

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Guidance on Chronic Illness and the COVID 19 Vaccine

Daniel Hernandez, M.D. - 6/2/2021 - 0

Regardless of your chronic condition, keeping it as well-controlled as possible — meaning low disease activity or remission — is the goal.

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A Muscular Dystrophy Diagnosis, a Bike Race and a Daughter’s Love

Jeffrey Swisher, M.D. - 5/27/2021 - 2

A mid-life diagnosis of muscular dystrophy causes a doctor to reflect on what he has lost and what he has gained.

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What Makes Them Tic? The Facts about Tourette Syndrome

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D. - 5/13/2021 - 0

Tics are key to the diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome. They are involuntary or semi-voluntary, sudden, brief, intermittent, repetitive movements or noises.

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Uninsured Older Americans Have Worse Cancer Outcomes than Medicare Beneficiaries

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 5/11/2021 - 1

Study shows a dose-response effect on survival that varies by the robustness of insurance coverage. Uninsured have the worst cancer outcomes.

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Sleep Apnea: New Treatment Options You Should Know About

David P. White, MD - 4/27/2021 - 0

One obstacle to diagnosis of sleep apnea is patient fear of treatment options. They may not know that patient-centric options are available.

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New Features on Doximity’s Telehealth Application Make It Even Easier to Connect

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 4/20/2021 - 0

Last year, Doximity launched a new video calling capability to […]

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