13 hrs ago
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.
17 hrs ago
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)
Research and Markets: Internal Medicine Board Review & Recertification Course
The Internal Medicine Board Certification and Recertification Review activity is now available on multimedia formats to meet your continuing education and exam needs.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Joan Naguwa has been named executive director of HUGS . She is responsible for overall leadership and management of the nonprofit, including strategic planning, fund development and community relations.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Catherine Burt Driver, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Rouge Valley adds four new doctors
The new doctors will work at the Ajax and Scarborough sites, bringing specialized expertise in surgery, internal medicine and pediatrics.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Cervical cancer screening overused in some groups of women
For the past ten years, clinicians throughout the United States have been performing unnecessary Pap tests for cervical cancer screening in certain groups of women, according to a researcher from Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.
Applied Clinical Trials
Sciedu Press: Launching New Journals on Medicine Case Report
Continued efforts of Sciedu Press in the excellence of science, has led to their introduction of two new journals on medicine case reports! Continued efforts of Sciedu Press in the excellence of science, has led to their introduction of two new journals on medicine case reports! , which handles the publication and promotion of all scientific ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
Ethnic areas see more prescriptions
Map the doctors who favor name-brand drugs in Medicare, and clusters emerge in ethnic neighborhoods in and around the nation's biggest cities.
Charleston Daily Mail
Medicare wastes billions on name-brand drugs
Medicare is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year by failing to rein in doctors who routinely give patients pricey name-brand drugs when cheaper generic alternatives are available.
Tips on safely and properly using a room humidifier
But that heated air is mighty dry, and can result in irritated noses, throats and eyes, not to mention all that itchy skin.
Community Health Center's Dr. Daren Anderson Earns Primary Care Leadership Award
At the 6th Annual Primary Care Summit, hosted by the Connecticut Center for Primary Care on Nov. 21, Community Health Center's Chief Quality Officer, Dr. Daren Anderson, was presented with the Primary Care Leadership Award for his exemplary leadership in quality improvement in primary care.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Don't resign your professional license in the midst of an investigation
Do you have a medical, pharmacy or nursing license in several different states? Do you have a license in more than one health profession? Have you been notified that an investigation has been opened against you? Are you thinking about resigning your professional license or voluntarily relinquishing such a license? Then you must be aware of the ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Contra Costa Times
High-cost drugs: Brand-name drugs favorites of some docs, study shows
California doctors lead the nation in prescribing costly name-brand drugs to Medicare patients rather than cheaper generic versions that are often available, according to 2011 federal government data.