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How a unique approach to health care is helping patients with chronic conditions

Last updated: 02/22/2019

The idea of learning how to manage her recent diabetes diagnosis with a group of strangers terrified Lori Bent. She was diagnosed six months ago and her doctor referred her to...

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To Maximize College Financial Aid, Timing Is Key

Last updated: 02/22/2019

To Maximize College Financial Aid, Timing Is Key To Maximize College Financial Aid, Timing Is Key The best time to make financial moves is when your child is in 10th grade From...

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Only 53% of Small- to Mid-Sized Businesses Offer Retirement Plans

Last updated: 02/22/2019

Only 53% of small- to mid-sized businesses, those with five to 250 employees, offer a retirement plan, The Pew Charitable Trusts found in a survey. Ninety-three percent believe...

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The First Genome Surgeons: Scientists Are Preparing to Bring DNA-Editing Tools to the Clinic

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Join us in radically transforming health worldwide. Whether you give your time, your money, or your voice, your support spurs us to be unconventional, creative, and global in...

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Researchers create AI approach for cervical cancer screening

Last updated: 02/21/2019

A research team led by investigators from the National Institutes of Health and Global Good has developed a computer algorithm that can analyze digital images of a woman’s...

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Wednesday in Washington - Aggressive Advocacy and Education Efforts Helped Stop or Limit Medicaid Rate Cuts in 29 States

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Payer Relations Aggressive Advocacy and Education Efforts Helped Stop or Limit Medicaid Rate Cuts in 29 States On Dec. 27, 2017, CMS released guidance related to 2016 CURES bill...

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Learning to converse and connect with a patient: A medical student writes about her first try - Scope

Last updated: 02/21/2019

When a doctor steps into an exam room, patients can feel expectant, with a tinge of anxiety. Yet this simple entry can also trigger a flood of emotion for the medical...

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Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Practice Essentials Overview Practice Essentials Alzheimer disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder marked by cognitive and behavioral impairment that significantly...

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Can more 'flags' help CRISPR treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy? - Futurity

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Researchers have overcome a barrier in CRISPR gene editing that may make it an effective way to treat long-term chronic conditions, like Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The...

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Trading places: When doctors become patients

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Robert Klitzman, MD, was 43 when his body gave out on him. It was right after two planes flew into the twin towers in New York City. Klitzman’s 38-year-old sister was on the...

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