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Acne Scarring

One of the most common inflammatory skin diseases encountered by dermatology practitioners is acne. Onset of acne typica ...

Filed under: Dermatology


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A New Topical Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, immune-mediated skin disease; more than 21 million people aged 12 years and older a ...

Filed under: Dermatology


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Arterial Occlusion, Part 2: Evaluation

The initial evaluation of a patient with suspected arterial occlusion begins with the physical exam. Start by observing ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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Arterial Occlusion, Part 1

Today we are going to discuss arterial occlusion, as I have seen multiple lawsuits brought against advanced practice pro ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Curbside Consultations


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Impact of Prenatal and Early-life Pollution Exposu ...

Research suggests an association of early-life pollution exposure and the development of asthma in childhood. Perinatal ...

Filed under: Allergy/Immunology, Public Health


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Prenatal Vitamin D Supplementation and the Develop ...

It is suggested that the increasing prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency worldwide could be a factor in the rising rate ...

Filed under: Allergy/Immunology, Women's Health


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Attitude: Reframing a Bad Diagnosis

As medical practitioners it can be our job to inform patients of serious illness. Any diagnosis that is new to the patie ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous


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Scary Words in Rheumatology

There are many rheumatology words that are difficult to pronounce, poorly understood, and that can generate fear in both ...

Filed under: Rheumatology


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New and First Ever Chest Pain Guidelines Released

There's exciting news in the world of cardiovascular medicine! A multi-joint medical society (2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAE ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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