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TakeCHARGE: How Turning 18 Changed My Healthcare Forever

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A college student describes how the TakeCHARGE 5 Steps program helped her when she turned 18 and healthcare changed for her forever.
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Is a Management Services Organization (MSO) Right For Your Practice?

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Here is what you need to know before entering into a Management Services Organization (MSO) arrangement for your practice.
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How Phlebotomy Prepared Me for Medical School

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How working as a phlebotomist turned out to be an excellent preparation for medical school.
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Early Testing for Osteoporosis Gives a Voice to a Silent Disease

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Women may not know they have osteoporosis until they fracture a bone. Early testing for osteoporosis can help them get effective treatment to reduce risk.
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Reshaping Healthcare: What We Can Learn From Alaska

Southcentral Foundation in Alaska provides excellent healthcare for half the money spent on other patients in that state. What can we learn from them?
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Health Care Companies’ Critical Role in Responding to COVID-19 

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Richard Migliori MD, EVP & Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealth Group describes the health care company's multi-pronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Exciting New Research on COVID-19: BTK Inhibition

A small study of seriously ill COVID-19 patients administered acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor and repurposed lymphoma drug, showed very promising results.
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The Blues Taught Me to Really Listen to My Patients

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A dying blues man helped a med student learn to really listen. He learned that his patients are so much more than they first appear.
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Doximity’s New Telehealth Application Makes It Easy to Connect

Dialer Video is Doximity's new telehealth feature that allows doctors to connect with their patients on their own cell phones with the click of a button.
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Understanding Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

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Systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder. Although it can not be cured, its manifestations can be treated.
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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.
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Why You Should Have Regular Eye Exams

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Comprehensive eye exams do more than check if you need new glasses. They also include tests for eye diseases. And, they may detect some chronic diseases.