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The 10 Most Addictive Substances to Avoid

Opiates are only one of a number of substances that have very high rates of addiction. Here are the 10 most addictive substances that you should avoid.
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Barrett’s Esophagus: New Tool Predicts the Risk of Cancer

Cernostics' TissueCypher Assay uses molecular and cellular data to predict which patients with Barrett's esophagus are at risk of progression to esophageal cancer.
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NAD and Healthy Aging

NAD is critical to our bodies but levels decline with age. There's evidence to suggest that boosting NAD levels may play a role in healthy aging.
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Selling Your Practice? You Need to Understand Valuation

Practice valuation can make or break a business sale because for many physicians, attaching a dollar value to their practice is a touchy subject.
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Liquid Biopsy for Cancer: What You Need to Know

Liquid biopsy for cancer is an exciting new technology that holds a lot of promise in diagnosis, treatment, and management of the disease.
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3 Compelling Reasons to Shift to Patient-Centric Care

Benefits of patient-centric care include cutting costs, reducing complexity of care, and connecting stakeholders to better focus on desired health outcomes.

Why It’s So Important to be a Patient Advocate for Your Loved One

When a loved one is ill, you can play a critical role by being their patient advocate. This means working with the medical team to help ensure all goes well
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Plant-based Diets Can Be Risky If You Have Kidney Disease

Plant-based diets can be risky in chronic kidney disease because they're high in potassium. However, there are options that may allow more plants in the diet.

Why Collaboration is So Important in Autoimmune Disease

Collaboration is crucial to attaining the audacious goals of reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all patients with autoimmune diseases.
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Substance Abuse & Comorbidity: What You Need to Know

When people are admitted to substance abuse treatment centers, they must be screened for other physical and mental conditions to get the best care.
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The Hidden Epidemic of Alcohol Abuse: It’s Time For Doctors to Step Up

Alcohol abuse in the U.S. is increasing at an alarming rate without a corresponding increase in treatment. It's time for doctors to step up.
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Here are 9 Strategies to Help Build a Strong Nursing Team

It takes teamwork to provide good patient care, but developing teams can be hard work. Here are 9 strategies that will help you build a strong nursing team.

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