The term “health care provider” implies that health care can be conceptualized as just another commodity, when it is really about helping people who are suffering, managing complex problems, and counseling them how to live.
The American College of Physicians aims to offer health care reforms that will ensure that all Americans have access to coverage and care at a price that they, and the country, can afford.
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Menopausal hormone therapy linked to breast cancer risk
Text messages may improve glycemic control in patients with diabetes and coronary disease
The prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis, a disease virtually unknown 25 years ago, has risen dramatically as more endoscopies are done and more early-life exposures occur that can induce the condition.
Generic drugs have recently become more expensive, from colchicine for gout to EpiPens for allergic reactions. Physicians are having trouble managing patients when their medicines suddenly rise in price.
Voucher restriction and frequency did not appear to affect fruit and vegetable intake.
The WEL (Women's Wellness Through Equity and Leadership) Program is aimed at address early- to mid-career female physicians and health care leaders, with the goals of providing networking and education regarding leadership skills and other support mechanisms.
An 81-year-old man is evaluated for increasing fatigue. He has no other symptoms to report. Medical history is significant for diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He does not drink alcohol or smoke. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next to evaluate this patient's anemia?
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