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Should We Be Screening all Patients Over 50 for Ag ...

A growing public health issue for older adults is impaired sight. In fact, in 2011, 12% of US adults aged 65 to 74 years ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Preventive Medicine


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The Sky Isn't the Limit for This PA

Hayley Arceneaux, PA-C, is anything but ordinary. At the age of 10, she already had her black belt in Taekwondo. Then sh ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, NPs & PAs


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Bringing Awareness to Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BD ...

Social media has revolutionized the way that humans see themselves. Thanks to filters and Photoshop, we can create and p ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Psychiatry


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Climate Change and Health: Let's Take a Stand to S ...

Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agree that climate cha ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Public Health


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Sunscreen Updates

Everyone knows they should protect their skin from the harmful effects of UVA and UVB exposure. The proper way to do so, ...

Filed under: Dermatology, Miscellaneous


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Acute Versus Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI), also commonly called bowel or intestinal ischemia, refers to inadequate blood flow to t ...

Filed under: Gastroenterology, Miscellaneous


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National Nurses Week May 6-12: Let's Not Forget Wh ...

Two hundred years ago, on May 12th, Florence Nightingale was born—it is now a day when we celebrate nurses around ...

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Throat Abscess Differentiation

Deep neck space infections are frequently seen in medical clinics and EDs despite the advent of antibiotics. They most c ...

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Global Commitment and Pandemic Prevention

Several years ago, I was fortunate to hike in the Zambia bush where I was accompanied by a naturalist who spoke of the m ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Miscellaneous, Public Health


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