Medical Care

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Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Training is Crucial to Patient Safety

Routine, rigorous fetal heart rate monitoring training is key to ensuring good outcomes for moms and babies during labor and delivery.
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13 Reasons Why a Vasectomy is a Better Choice

Did you know that vasectomies have benefits for both men & women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy. Read more!
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7 Signs Your Flu Is Way More Serious Than You Think

The flu is generally a minor health issue that clears up in less than a week. But sometimes serious complications arise that you need to be aware of.

Severe Food Allergies: Deadly but Hard to Prevent

Food allergies are difficult to prevent except by strict avoidance. A new study of oral desensitization for peanut allergy offers hope for an alternative.
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How Healthcare Staff Shortages Will Affect Seniors

As Americans get older, more people will need home health services, nursing home placement, or hospice care to remain well.
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Are Admitted to the Hospital

Being admitted to the hospital is a stressful situation. Here are some questions to ask so that you will be better prepared and less anxious.
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How to Study Your Medical Practice Competition

Understanding your medical practice competition is a crucial business activity for any physician owner. Here are some ways to approach it .
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Melanoma: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.

Opening a Medical Practice? Here’s How to Overcome the Challenges

If you are thinking about opening a medical practice, you need to know about these three common challenges and how to overcome them.
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What First Responders Learned from the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis

First responders on the front line of the opioid crisis have learned that substance use disorders are not a matter of will power or bad decisions.
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Coughing and Short of Breath? Is it COPD?

Experiencing shortness of breath, chronic coughing, and wheezing? Don’t overlook the symptoms
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Wearable Heart Rhythm Monitors: Which One, When, and Why?

Wearable heart rhythm monitors range from smartphone trackers to sophisticated implantable monitors. Their capabilities differ as do their use cases.

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