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Guidance on Chronic Illness and the COVID 19 Vaccine

Daniel Hernandez, M.D. - 6/2/2021 - 0

Regardless of your chronic condition, keeping it as well-controlled as possible — meaning low disease activity or remission — is the goal.

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Why You Should Have Regular Eye Exams

Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO - 5/24/2020 - 23

Comprehensive eye exams do more than check if you need new glasses. They also include tests for eye diseases. And, they may detect some chronic diseases.

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What is the Value of iPSC Technology in Cardiac Research?

Chieh-Ju Lu, D.Phil - 5/5/2020 - 0

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are important tools in many areas of cardiac research including disease modeling, drug development & transplantation.

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Why Some People Struggle with Addiction and Some Do Not

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 4/5/2020 - 2

There is no single factor that causes addiction. Rather, there are multiple contributors that are biological, psychological, and social in nature.

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The Liquid Health Check: How Proteomics Can Transform Healthcare

Peter Ganz, M.D. and Stephen A. Williams, M.D., Ph.D - 3/20/2020 - 0

What if a single blood test based on measuring thousands of proteins could provide an accurate portrait of a person’s current health & future disease risks?

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Dried Blood Spot Testing: Innovations and Applications

Robert Lerman, M.D. - 2/9/2020 - 0

Innovations in dried blood spot testing (DBS) technology will greatly improve the adoption as well as broaden the reach of DBS technology.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Participate in Clinical Trials

Seth Ginsberg - 1/30/2020 - 2

There is an urgent and never-ending need for patient participation in clinical trials, Here are five reasons why you should consider volunteering for one.

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Artificial Intelligence: Can It Improve Results of Cancer Screening Programs?

Joshua Mansour, M.D. - 1/26/2020 - 2

Breast & lung cancer screening programs have led to diagnoses at an earlier stage. AI-deep learning systems improve on those results by reducing diagnostic errors.

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Do You Know the 3 Main Causes of Blindness in the U.S.?

Andrea Tooley, MD - 1/14/2020 - 1

Many people think vision loss is just a normal part of aging but it doesn’t have to be. There are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of blindness.

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Medical Marijuana: Impact on Physician-Patient Relationships

Seth Ginsberg - 12/17/2019 - 0

The medical community and federal regulators must ensure that risks and benefits of marijuana and CBD being used for medical reasons are properly researched

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HLTH: Uncovering Innovations to Help Patients with Immune-Mediated Diseases

Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA - 12/11/2019 - 0

Although HLTH did not specifically focus on immune-mediated diseases, a bit of sleuthing uncovered innovations useful for people with those conditions.

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The Importance of Self-Care in Chronic Illness Management

Wayne Jonas, MD - 11/27/2019 - 0

A new survey shows us that patients have a strong desire for their physicians to be involved in helping them with chronic illness management self-care.

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