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5 hrs ago | Library of Economics and Liberty

Canada's Single Payer/Single Problem, by David Henderson

Have you seen this sign in your doctor's office? It reads, "One problem per visit, please."

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Related Topix: Medicine

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rare D.C. house-call doctor straddles two Washingtons

Isak Mauritzon, 11, and his family, visiting the District from Sweden, were set to visit museums in the District last Wednesday when Isak complained that his ear hurt.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Howard University

13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Doctors debate end-of-life care at CMA meeting

Doctors tackled the delicate question of medically assisted death on Tuesday at a session devoted to end-of-life care at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care

17 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

GPs 'quitting to work in A&E because it's less stressful'

GPs are quitting their surgeries to work in busy A&Es as they are less stressful, it has been claimed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Business Journal

Latest group of physician residents - world travelers - joins Sutter program

The class of 2016 is comprised of top medical school graduates and were selected from a group of 713 applicants.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sonoma County, CA, California, UC San Diego, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, University of Pennsylvania

Sun Aug 17, 2014

North Shore News

Family first

According to Statistics Canada, in 2013 more than 15 per cent of Canadians or approximately 4.6 million people reported they did not have a regular medical doctor.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cedar Grove doctor named 2014 resident of the year

Cedar Grove's Dr. Donna Marie Kaminski poses with Dr. John L. Bucek, program director of Somerset Family Medicine Residency Program, and Dr. Thomas A. Shaffrey, president of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians.

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Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, Medicine

Fri Aug 15, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

New medical clinic opens Wednesday

Clinic business manager Houssam Sassi and medical office assistants Lori Anderson and Laurie Beley stand in front of the newly renovated patient waiting area at Rivercrest Medical Clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Canada NewsWire

QHR to Release Fiscal Q2 2014 Results on August 20

QHR also provides on-site and off-site hosting capabilities for the EMR market. In the Revenue Cycle Management market, QHR provides best in class clearinghouse services through its SoftCare brand, helping healthcare providers exchange claim information accurately for health claim reimbursement.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health Insurance, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CFRA

CHEO technology to reduce wait times for specialist consultations

New online consultations at CHEO could drastically reduce wait times for patients who have non-urgent questions for specialists that their family doctors can't answer.

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Related Topix: Medicine

GlobalNews

Doctors react: Is Canada Post's request for doctor's note a good idea?

Doctors may see more traffic in their offices after Canada Post announced that it'll need medical information from people who need home delivery.

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Related Topix: Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

Impetigo: Diagnosis and Treatment

If you are looking for patient information, you may also wish to visit the AAFP patient information Web site, www.familydoctor.org .

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Related Topix: Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

Medical Students Focus on Direct Primary Care, Other Topics

Just like the rest of the family physician population, direct primary care piqued the interest of students who attended the National Congress of Student Members here on Aug.7-9, and they responded by adopting resolutions on the topic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Ananova

Medical Chiefs 'Call Time On Failing GP Services'

Surgeries are set to receive Ofsted-style ratings - where they will be deemed to be outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate.

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Related Topix: Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

Research Suggests Practices Need to Forge Their Own Paths to Change

When it comes to practice transformation and the patient-centered medical home, "There may not be any silver bullets that will work for all or even most clinics."

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Related Topix: Bloomington, MN, Medicine

Canada.com

With Trudeau under attack on marijuana, Health Canada enlists doctors in anti-pot ad campaign

Huge chunks of broken building fell to the street near Pigeon Park in Vancouver on August 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine,

Kevin, M.D.

Misconceptions about palliative care are common

In inpatient settings, family physicians frequently care for patients with progressive, incurable conditions that cause severe pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care, Long Term Care

Tue Aug 12, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

New medical clinic opens Wednesday

Clinic business manager Houssam Sassi and medical office assistants Lori Anderson and Laurie Beley stand in front of the newly renovated patient waiting area at Rivercrest Medical Clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

FPs Have Pivotal Role in Innovative Care Delivery, Says Speaker

Prospective family physicians who are wondering about their role in an increasingly complex health care system, take note: According to one health policy expert, you are the hope for transformation of health care in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Morning Journal

Leonard Pritchard, M.D.

Leo-nard S. Pritchard M.D., FACFP , passed away at his home Sunday, Aug. 10, with his family by his side.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canton, OH, Calcutta, OH, University of Pittsburgh, Columbiana, OH, Columbiana County, OH

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