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7 hrs ago | Retired doc's thoughts

Is 'low value [medical] care like Justice's Stewart's definition of pornography?

In a 1964 obscenity case, Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart admitted that he might not be able to specifically define the parameters of pornography but " I know it when I see it".

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Thu Jul 31, 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: Medicine, Gastroenterology, Yale University, University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, Rheumatology

Wed Jul 30, 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: Medicine, Atenolol (generic), Tenormin, Tenoretic, Gastroenterology, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Angina, Health, Hypertension

Beckers ASC Review

Gi societies call for Gi representation in Abim Moc process: 4 concerns

The American Gastroenterological Society , American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases joined more than 20 specialty societies to voice concern over the recent American Board of Internal Medicine recertification process changes.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mother Jones

Guns and Doctors: A Follow-Up

I think you ask legitimate questions, but these are consensus things that pediatricians ask about.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine

The Almanac

Nina Fatigati joins fathera s medical practice

Nina M. Fatigati remembers the first time she accompanied her father, Dr. Mario Fatigati, on Take Your Daughter To Work Day when she was in first grade.

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Mon Jul 28, 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: Benadryl, Diphenhydramine (generic), Medicine, Gastroenterology, Yale University, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Common Cold, Health

Annals Of Internal Medicine

Read the Report

ACP embarked on a campaign this year to promote the excellence of our members and showcase internal medicine as a dynamic profession, vital to the future of healthcare.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Medical Names and Faces

Activity director earns national certification PORTSMOUTH - The Mark Wentworth Home announced that Assistant Vice President of Health Resources Lindsey Joy recently earned activity director certification from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, one of the certifying bodies recognized by federal law.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Nursing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Should I be a nurse or a doctor?

Having been both a nurse and a doctor, most of the questions I get from readers have to do with making the decision between nursing and medicine.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Moving annual visits into the 21st century

The recent uproar over the American College of Physicians' recommendation against routine pelvic examinations made me think about the status of the annual visit on average risk, asymptomatic adults that most internal medicine specialists perform.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

New doctors Hassuna, Chandra join Holzer2:27 pm | 0

Dr. Hassuna completed her internal medicine residency at Wright State University-Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, and her rheumatology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Health System in Brooklyn, N.Y. Hassuna provides care for rheumatic diseases, including: rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, scleroderma, inflammatory myopathies, ankylosing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Wright State University, Rheumatology, Arthritis, Health, Gout, Gallipolis, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

Becoming Real: 2nd Edition of Celebrated Book for Midlife Introduces...

Written by Stanford trained, Woman of the Year, Top Doctor and Integrative Medicine pioneer, Dr. Rose Kumar, 'Becoming Real: Reclaiming Your Health in Midlife', presents a compelling framework that any woman or man can use to restore health and regeneration to their body, mind and spirit at time in life traditionally associated with degeneration.

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The Day

Use trusted source for medical advice

A pink insert in The Day shouts "We Can Help You Avoid a Stroke" for only $149! The ad by Lifeline Screening urges ultrasound screening of carotid arteries as a way to prevent strokes.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BioSpace

American Osteopathic Association Installs Cleveland Clinic...

Today, Dr. Juhasz takes his drive for excellence to the next level as he begins serving as the 118th president of the American Osteopathic Association , the national professional membership organization for the nation's more than 104,000 osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students.

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Retired doc's thoughts

A physician does not need to be society's steward to 'Choose wisely'regarding medical advice

Eliminating dangerous and unnecessary medical tests and treatments is the ostensible aim of the "Choosing Wisely" initiative that is being promoted by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation .

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US News & World Report

Headed to the Hospital? Beware the 'July Effect'

There are some things about your health that you just can't control: when your appendix bursts, or you accidentally step on a rusty nail or a stealth sea urchin pierces your foot on your summer vacation .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nursing, Diabetes, Health, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Study questions therapy for early prostate cancer

For decades, millions of men with early prostate cancer have been placed on drug therapy to suppress their production of testosterone, despite such significant side effects as impotence, diabetes and bone loss.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Rutgers University, Medicine, Urology

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CiteULike

Short-term outcomes of seniors aged 80 years and older with acute...

Short-term outcomes of seniors aged 80 years and older with acute illness: Hospitalist care by geriatricians and other internists compared BACKGROUND Although acute geriatric units have improved the outcomes of hospitalized seniors, it is uncertain as to whether hospitalist care by geriatricians outside of these units confers similar benefit.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

MedicineNet

Ulcerative Colitis

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: Medicine, Colitis, Health, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroenterology, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Inflammation

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