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Yesterday | Langley Advance

Views on death cause unnecessary suffering, Langley doctor says

Canadians who don't have living wills or health care directives in place will have their care determined by relatives or doctors.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Lawsuit says Arlington doctor 'negligently performed'...

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A young mother of three is suing an Arlington doctor after she says a liposuction procedure left her legs with "dents, divots and Lawsuit says Arlington doctor 'negligently performed' liposuction ARLINGTON, Texas -- A young mother of three is suing an Arlington doctor after she says a liposuction procedure left her legs with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Mansfield, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod MassHealth patients hurting for doctors

Dr. Cormac Coyle, founder of Emerald Physicians on the Mid-Cape, says the historically very low reimbursements from MassHealth and the high intensity of care and paperwork that patients need create unworkable economics for primary care physicians.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health Insurance, Health, Barnstable County, MA, Medicare, Falmouth, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah researchers: Genetics help Tibetans thrive at elevation

The Salt Lake Tribune) Donald A. McClain, endocrinologist and a professor of internal medicine, Josef Prchal, a professor of internal medicine at the U. School of Medicine, and Tsewang Tashi, a Tibetan who is a hematologist and researcher at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, in Prchal's lab at the University of Utah Medical Center, Friday, August 15, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Sundance Film Festival, Biology, Science, Hematology, University of Utah

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MedicineNet

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Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas Medical Branch

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Providers welcomed at VDMC

Chung is a certified physician assistant with a family medicine background. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Creighton University, Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

New DeTar doctor offers electrical treatment for hearts

People are often said to have a heart of gold. In reality, it's more like a heart of electricity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Notes from Dr. RW

ACC membership survey on MOC

Via Dr. Wes : Nearly 90 percent of respondents opposed the changes to the American Board of Medical Specialty /American Board of Internal Medicine 's new Maintenance of Certification requirements, citing, among multiple concerns, higher than expected costs.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Seeking Alpha

2 Healthcare Stocks That Appear To Trade Below Fair Value Estimates

Values in the overheated healthcare sector are becoming harder to find. Here are 2 firms that produce treatments I encounter in my daily practice.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis, Health, Prison

Retired doc's thoughts

What would happen if Choosing Wisely became the medical 'law of the land'?

Choosing Wisely is an initiative or campaign lead by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation to change the thinking of physicians and patients so that the choice of medical tests and treatments are chosen wisely in such a way as to greatly reduce waste of resources and harm to the patient.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare

Thu Aug 07, 2014

MedicineNet

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Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Prednisolone (generic), Pred Forte, Medicine, Gastroenterology, Yale University, University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Retired doc's thoughts

The crusade to change medical ethics,custom and practice gains momentum

The mega-thought leaders,the established leadership of some of the major,influential professional medical organizations, and an alarming numbers of fellow travelers are on a quest to change the thinking of the worker-bee physicians,and the general public from the long established model of the physician as an advocate and fiduciary to the patient to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Journal Watch

Your NEJM Group Today: Tongue Fasciculations, Morcellation in a Bag, Utah Internist

NEJM Journal Watch Women's Health: Power morcellation for minimally invasive hysterectomy and myomectomy - does performing it within a bag make it safer? NEJM CareerCenter : An internist is needed to join three other internists at Intermountain Sandy Internal Medicine Group in Sandy City, Utah.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Many physicians have secondary income

Many physicians report earning income from sources other than their primary practice/employer, according to an article published July 24 in Medical Economics .

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North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

Dr. Seifer diagnoses and treats conditions of the chest, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, COPD, emphysema, bronchiectasis, and complicated infections or tumors of the chest, among others.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: A Clinical Practice...

The full report is titled "Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians."

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Related Topix: Medicine

Annals of Internal Medicine

The American Board of Internal Medicine: Evolving Professional Self-regulation

Requests for Single Reprints: Richard J. Baron, MD, American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106; e-mail, rbaron@abim.org .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dallas, TX

EurekAlert!

Medical consultations for surgical patients examined amid payment changes

The use of medical consultations for surgical patients varied widely across hospitals, especially among patients without complications, in a study of Medicare beneficiaries undergoing colectomy or total hip replacement .

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine

Kevin, M.D.

5 things internists should know about treating survivors of childhood cancer

Recent research finds that many internists do not feel comfortable or prepared to care for survivors of childhood cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Pediatric Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Do you really need that medical test or treatment?

Dr. Emma Trejo examines patient Maria Andrade at her office in Lawndale. The internist says patients frequently come to her with their minds set on what medical services they want.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lawndale, CA, Prostate Cancer

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