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Monkeypox: What Is This Latest Infectious Disease?

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease caused by a pox virus in the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae; vaccinia, c ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health

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Hope Tempered With Reality

"We don't want to lose hope or let Mom think we don't believe she'll get better." For palliative care providers like mys ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Practice Management/Career

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Why Palliative Care?

Palliative and serious illness care can be thought of as a "newer" specialty in medicine. The specialty is still proving ...

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Sunscreen in Skin of Color

We are well aware that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can damage the DNA in our skin cells, which can lead to p ...

Filed under: Dermatology, Public Health

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Alternative Medicine Treatment for Skin Conditions

Patients often seek complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments for skin conditions, including herbs, tradit ...

Filed under: Dermatology, Health Policy and Trends

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How Much News Is Too Much News?

With the COVID-19 pandemic and influx of global interest in current events, many people started consuming—or start ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Miscellaneous

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Is Gardening Good for Your Health?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people spend much more time at home. One of the at-home activities that gaine ...

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Rheumatic Disease and Long-Haul COVID-19

Research presented at the most recent American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence in November 2021, details the p ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Rheumatology

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Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatic Inflammatory Dise ...

It is well documented that those with rheumatic inflammatory diseases have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease ( ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Rheumatology

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