preventive medicine

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I am a specialist in “preventive” medicine. My career has been all about leveraging the many means at our disposal to add
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Co-authored by Sandra Swantek, MD, associate professor and director of geriatric psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center
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The more money you make, the more likely you are to exercise only on the weekends.
Politics
We have had “Obamacare” and now the Republicans have fallen short in replacing it with “Ryancare” (a.k.a. “Trumpcare”). Both
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We all know, and probably all periodically use the expression: for goodness’ sake! Perhaps it represents well the prevailing
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By Clarissa K. Wittenberg This blog was inspired by the good news that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has doubled
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10. What are the top 1-3 issues that you think will be important in Medicaid during the next 6 months? 1. Access to Quality
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News not made by things that haven’t happened tends to be what matters most of all.
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Remember, strokes are preventable. Be informed. Knowledge is power. Make a commitment to be empowered in your health!
Impact
I push the simmering sauce around in the pan. Tuna, oil, a few anchovy filets, and perfectly browned sautéed onions emit a rich smell that fills the apartment.
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Public health is all about doing the best we can for actual people, not a statistical and anonymous horde that exists nowhere outside of actuarial tables. That doesn't always align with the greatest profits for some large corporation. In fact, it almost never does, because of the time horizons involved.
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The NRA is doing all it can to make it easier for practically anyone to get anything from a revolver to a high-capacity, semi-automatic weapon without having to suffer the indignity of a background check.
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In summary, then, the wisest (and/or most knowledgeable) people examining the issue of breast cancer screening are rather
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The promise of cancer prevention is far from fully kept, and deserves much more attention. The relevant medicine resides not at the cutting edge of biomedical advance, but in our lifestyle patterns, and the priorities of our culture.