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chronic condition management (putting puzzle pieces together)

The MedsEngine: Chronic Condition Management Takes a Leap

Brian Klepper Ph.D. and John Rodis, M.D. - 3/7/2021 - 0

The MedsEngine is one of the first of the new digital tools that facilitates far more effective chronic condition management

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis Caused by Cosmetics: Causes and Treatments

Fayne Frey, MD - 3/6/2021 - 1

Allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics is common but easily treated. Key to future prevention is identification of the offending allergen.

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COVID-19 shortness of breath young woman

Long Covid: Persistent Shortness of Breath Due to Treatable Nerve Injury

Jonathan Aviv M.D. & Suiana Chandrasekhar M.D. - 3/1/2021 - 3

A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers

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Young husband consoling wife - infertility-depression

Sorting Out the Complicated Relationship Between Infertility and Depression

David Adamson, M.D. - 2/17/2021 - 5

Does infertility cause depression or does depression cause infertility? The relationship is complex but effective interventions are available.

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close up osteoporotic bones, risk factor for (fragility fractures)

Osteoporosis: Do You Know Your Risk of Fragility Fractures?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 2/11/2021 - 1

A fragility fracture may be the first obvious sign of osteoporosis. It should trigger an evaluation of bone health, including bone density.

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close up of woman drinking red wine (alcohol)

Alcohol: Does It Make You Feel Good or Bad? Try This 2 Week Test

Kenneth Zweig, M.D. - 2/5/2021 - 0

Who doesn’t like a good drink at the end of […]

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Middle-aged woman worried about getting cancer

Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 2/5/2021 - 50

You likely don’t need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Science explains why.

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