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Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Does Gray’s Anatomy Have a Chapter on Empathy?

Michael December 31, 2012

An interesting article in the Cleveland Clinic News Wire highlights an issue that is becoming more prevalent after the passing of the Affordable Care Act which is the idea of patient quality care over quantity. The article talks about empathy and its place in health care. Now that healthcare exchanges are being incentivized for quality… Continue Reading »

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Top 10 Trending Health Topics for 2013

Michael December 31, 2012

Web MD just posted a top 10 Fitness Trend predictions for 2013. The original survey was completed by 3,346 health and fitness professionals from around the globe and first appeared in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal. The trend seems to indicate that we are getting back to basics and oddly… Continue Reading »

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December 28 | Week in Review

Michael December 28, 2012

Headlines Doctors call for evidence-based appropriateness criteria for elective procedures Implementation of appropriateness criteria required for elective procedures The mirror, not the scale, is the enemy of many this New Year’s resolution time Affordable Care Act’s impact on uncompensated care New MRI method may help diagnose dementia Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects breast cancer outcomes… Continue Reading »

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From The Editor: Fear Ourselves

Michael December 28, 2012

Congratulations everyone for surviving the impending apocalypse that was supposed to happen last week. I guess the Mayans just ran out of stone tablets or decided that there was no reason to continue writing the calendar indefinitely. Perhaps the calendar maker was only hired to finish through to 2012, and any additional years would require… Continue Reading »

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Miracle Weight Loss: Is Qsymia the New Fen-Phen?

Michael December 27, 2012

After all of the over-indulging most of us did over the holidays, an article about another weight loss pill on the market may or may or not be relevant. It seems that recent sales of the prescription weight loss drug Qsymia–the first such drug to get approval from the FDA in thirteen years–have increased dramatically, despite… Continue Reading »

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Progress in the Search for A Cure for Alzheimer’s

Michael December 26, 2012

An article that came out of London this week states that there may be hope for Alzheimer’s in the form of drugs that were originally intended to treat arthritis. According to this article, medical experts believe that drugs for arthritis might also be effective in the treatment of dementia. Doctors have found that inflammation linked… Continue Reading »

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