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Fear of COVID-19 Keeps Patients From Seeking Medical Care

Elise M. V. Wong - 10/13/2020 - 1

A new survey finds that fear of COVID-19 has kept people from seeking medical care, including people with chronic conditions.

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Telehealth Update from ATA President Dr. Joe Kvedar

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 10/4/2020 - 0

Joe Kvedar, MD, President of ATA, joins Pat Salber, MD, CEO and Editor of The Doctor Weighs In, for an in-depth telehealth update.

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A Guide to Strategic Due Diligence for Physician Practice Mergers

Nick Hernandez, MBA, FACHE - 9/25/2020 - 0

Applying a systematic and thorough approach to strategic due diligence can yield huge returns to practices considering mergers.

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Chronic Wounds: How Self-care Can Help Speed Healing

Jeffrey Nelson, Ph.D. - 9/20/2020 - 0

Optimal self-care for patients with chronic wounds includes dressing changes, good nutrition, and recognizing warning signs of infection.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Precision Medicine May Get Us Closer to Cure

Maria Teresa Ferretti Ph.D. - 9/13/2020 - 1

A precision medicine approach based on biomarkers, powered by AI, and sensitive to gender may get us closer to a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Fetal Syndromes: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes

Talitha McGuinness - 9/3/2020 - 0

Fetal syndromes are the #1 cause of infant death in US infants with >800,000 pregnancies/year affected by one of 4,000 known fetal syndromes.

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Recent Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

Sam Gandy. M.D., Ph.D. - 8/30/2020 - 4

A prominent neurologist reviews what is known (and not known) about recent evidence-based advances in Alzheimer’s Disease prevention.

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