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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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Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You’re Admitted to the Hospital

Vlad Dzhashi, M.D. - 4/19/2021 - 0

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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Tips to Help Doctors with Safe Prescribing

Roneet Lev, MD - 4/12/2021 - 0

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US so It’s critical that doctors incorporate safe prescribing in their practice.

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Diagnostic Errors Are More Common Than You Think

Norm Wu - 4/6/2021 - 3

Diagnostic mistakes are an under-appreciated source of patient safety errors, yet most of us will experience one in our lifetime.

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