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The Village News
Internal medicine specialists - critical to an aging population
In a community favored by seniors, internal medicine specialists are an important part of its professional, service-providing network.
2 hrs ago
Younger, early breast cancer patients often undergo unnecessary staging, imaging procedures at time
More than one third of younger, early stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary imaging procedures - including position emission tomography , computed tomography , nuclear medicine bone scans and tumor markers -- at the time of staging and diagnosis, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.
University of Rochester
Jones Memorial and URMC Expand Neurology and Cardiology Services
Jones Memorial Hospital is expanding its collaboration with the University of Rochester Medical Center through new neurology and cardiology services in Wellsville, NY.
Annals Of Internal Medicine
My Kind of Medicine
Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Internal Medicine confides that she almost went to art school.
Doctors should hone their abilities to recognize visual patterns
Nothing puts more fear into the heart of an internist than a dermatologic chief complaint.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
You're Getting Too Much Healthcare
Extraneous tests and referrals increasingly set back the U.S. medical system, and our health.
When doctors cheat
In 2010, the American Board of Internal Medicine suspended or revoked the certification of 139 physicians for giving away or soliciting examination questions for a board review company.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Study: You can't be obese and be healthy
Even with blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar in the normal range, those who are obese already have biological processes underway that will lead to health problems in the following decade.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Valorie Mixon Joins Parkridge Medical Group As Physician Assistant
Mixon, a Nashville native, earned her associate's degree in nursing from Southern Adventist University and her Physician Assistant degree from Emory University's Physician Associate Program.
The Marion Star
Purewal joins OhioHealth Marion Area Physicians
His internal medicine practice provides general internal medicine. Purewal's training includes an internship at Aultman Hospital in Canton, and residencies at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, New York, and Queens Hospital Center, Queens, New York.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mountain Lakes resident honored by Chilton as a Physician We Admire
Timothy O'Donnell, D.O., FCCP, CHCQM, of Mountain Lakes, has been named the recipient of Chilton Hospital's Physicians We Admire award.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
ACP recommends tighter transfusion strategy to treat anemia in patients with heart disease
Red blood cell transfusions should be restricted to those individuals with severe anemia in patients with heart disease, the American College of Physicians recommends in a new clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine , ACP's flagship journal.
Eastern Long Island Hospital Expands Primary Care Offerings
There's a new doctor in town. Eastern Long Island Hospital announced the appointment of Yuliya Vinnitskaya MD to the staff this week.
Single Payer Now Conference - Doctors Report on America's Health 11/7/13
On November 2 & 3, hundreds of Doctors attended the Physicians for a National Health Care Program's annual conference in Boston.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Graphic: Improving snow making
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart's own violin and viola.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Retired doc's thoughts
Do the new medical professionalism and new ethics conflict with the notion of 'rule of law'?
Both the new medical professionalism and the current rendition of the ethics of the American College of Physicians have added to the long standing ethical precepts of patient welfare and patient autonomy the ambiguous notion of "social justice".I use the term "ambiguous" because in neither proclamation do the authors clarify exactly what they mean ... (more)