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Telemedicine. How to get the most from your telemedicine visit. And, pros and cons to this technology.

What is telemedicine?  Telemedicine is the use of telecommunications technology (telephone or videochat) to provide, enhance, or expedite healthcare. Benefits of telemedicine? Convenience…for both the patient and the physician.  The patient does not need to leave home or work, find … Continue reading

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Too many medical school graduates?!

Please consider sharing on your page. We need patients to know how this all works. Did you know that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Medical Board of California, there are only 3400 psychiatrists in California with … Continue reading

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What to do (?! )months before your medical degree is official? Medical students helping with the coronavirus pandemic

What to do with exquisite medical knowledge but without a medical degree yet? Due to the pandemic, medical student’s schooling has been turned on its ear. It is all hands-on-deck with patient care and medical students rotations have been curtailed, … Continue reading

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How well did the influenza vaccine do this year?

I know we are hyperfocused on our current pandemia and rightfully so. I recently came across an article discussing the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this past season. According to a Feb. 21 CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the current … Continue reading

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Kansas is thinking outside the box! Bringing in medical professionals to help.

I doctored in Kansas for 18 years. Kansas is a unified, medically- progressive state. I am proud of you! https://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/news/health-care/coronavirus

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How to leave Coronavirus behind when you come home

How to leave coronavirus behind when you come home This is a spot-on article from a family medicine journal. I’m adopting ALL the tips in the hope that my husband and three kids don’t get the virus from me. Providing … Continue reading

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Physicians are disposable?!

Physicians are disposable? Excellent article. Physicians are disposable and are taken for granted

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Want to boost your immune system?

Do you want to boost your immune system? I was recently asked “What was I doing to boost my immune system?” This got me thinking about what do we know about this… Here is my research. The strength of our … Continue reading

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What is “Match Day” for medical students?

What is “Match Day” for medical students? Match Day is a monumental milestone for all graduating fourth-year medical students. There are almost 12,000 residency and fellowship training programs in the US. There are 20,000 medical students graduating with MDs yearly. … Continue reading

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Add this to one more medication that may cause birth defects…

Add this to one more medication that may cause birth defects… There is a study just released with over 100,000 patients which shows that when macrolides (antibiotiocs like erythromycin, azothromycin, and clarithromycin) are used in the first 13 weeks of … Continue reading

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