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The Struggles of Being a Psoriasis Patient

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A recent survey of psoriasis patients world wide revealed that 84% of patient face discrimination and humiliation. However, new therapies are available that can result in clear or almost clear skin.

Why Health Literacy is the Ultimate Prescription

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Just as clinicians are obliged to pursue continuing education, patients, too, need lifelong learning incorporated into their care.

Why Internists Get Sued and What To Do About It

A recent study of closed claims against Internists provides insight into what motivates patients to pursue lawsuits and the system failures that lead to patient harm.
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Medications to Fight Addiction – Good or Bad?

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Medication-Assisted Treatment is a hotly contested issue in the addiction recovery world, but it is important to know there are safe and effective drugs to treat withdrawal and use for long-term maintenance.
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Why Are So Many People Taking Their Chances with Osteoporosis?

Despite being a physician, trained in endocrinology, and now pretty up-to-date on the treatment of osteoporosis, I just could not bring myself to tell my physician that I would take bisphosphonates. Why is that?

What’s Your Business Associate’s Commitment to HIPAA?

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A detailed vetting process is a way to quantify the risk of sharing PHI with potential business associates, before entering into a potentially lengthy contract