Type 2 diabetes
Oct 7 2014

Do you have Type 2 diabetes? You may be at risk for mild cognitive impairment

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Between 90 and 95 percent of cases of diabetes in the U.S. are Type 2. In the long term, this condition, if not properly managed, increases the risk... Read More

An accurate EMR can be the key to better healthcare.
Oct 23 2018

Pap or HPV test? What to know about cervical cancer screening

Health Risk Management  •  By Miles Varn, M.D.

When it comes to screening for cervical cancer, you may be confused by recent articles about changing screening guidelines. Because each woman’s situation and risk factors are unique,... Read More

Aug 2 2013

Do you need a routine PSA test to screen for prostate cancer?

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

At its annual meeting in May 2013, the American Urological Association (AUA) announced updated recommendations about when and for which men prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing was appropriate.... Read More

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HIPAA
May 8 2018

How does HIPAA protect your medical information?

Health Risk Management  •  By Miles Varn

You’ve probably signed at least a dozen HIPAA forms at the doctor’s and dentist’s office, your pharmacy, the urgent care center, and perhaps even the local hospital. But... Read More

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Learn how to protect your medical privacy
Nov 29 2016

Medical privacy: How to keep your medical information safer

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Medical privacy made front page news several times in 2015 and 2016 as hackers gained access to more than 112 million medical records from health insurers, hospitals, state... Read More

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Aug 21 2019

Genetic Testing – Podcast

Podcast  •  By Dr. Miles Varn and Robert Connors, PinnacleCare

Technological improvements have made consumer-based genetic tests more affordable and accessible. Genetic tests typically use saliva or blood to identify changes in chromosomes, genes or proteins so that... Read More

Exercise benefits for breast cancer survivors
Oct 4 2016

Why exercise is important for breast cancer survivors

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

For breast cancer survivors, getting regular exercise has several important health benefits, from lessening fatigue and the side effects that can accompany treatment to lowering the risk of... Read More

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Oct 9 2018

Answers to the top questions about lymphoma (Part 1)

Disease Management

To help you learn more about lymphoma, which affects both children and adults, this is the first of two blog posts that will answer the top questions about... Read More

work during cancer treatment
May 9 2017

What to consider if you plan to work during cancer treatment

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

One question that people who have been diagnosed with cancer often ask their doctors is whether they will be able to continue to work during cancer treatment. The... Read More

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Sep 3 2013

Five changes that could lower your prostate cancer risk

Preventive Care  •  By Michael Scott

By proactively making changes to what you eat, your activity level and other lifestyle factors, you may be able to decrease your risk of prostate cancer, the second... Read More

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