new cancer treatments
May 23 2017

What questions should you ask about new cancer treatments?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

There are a growing number of new cancer treatments—from immunotherapy and hormone therapy to new chemotherapy drugs and new approaches to surgery and radiation. Some of these new cancer treatments... Read More

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virtual second opinion
Apr 25 2017

When to get a virtual second opinion and where to get one

Second Opinion  •  By Susan Walker

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, complex, or rare health problem or received a recommendation for surgery, getting a second opinion can help you avoid misdiagnosis and choose the... Read More

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How to choose a doctor for a second opinion
Oct 11 2016

How to choose a doctor when you need a second opinion

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, complex, or rare condition or if your doctor has recommended surgery, a second opinion can help you make sure you avoid being misdiagnosed... Read More

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What steps should you take after a second opinion?
Aug 30 2016

What are the next steps after a second opinion?

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious or complex health condition or if you’ve received a recommendation for surgery, your next step should be to consider seeking a second opinion... Read More

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Aug 2 2016

How will you deal with the ongoing physician shortage?

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

For a number of years, experts have been warning that the current physician shortage is projected to become more severe. Not only will there be too few primary care physicians... Read More

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Injury prevention is pivotal in youth sports.
Jun 30 2014

How to prevent 5 of the most common kids’ sports injuries

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Every year, more than 38 million children and adolescents in the U.S. play organized sports, as estimated by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). If... Read More

Safer transitions from hospital to home
May 10 2016

Hospital to home: Making the transition safer

Disease Management  •  By Susan Walker

There’s a great deal of information you need to understand when you or a loved one makes the transition from the hospital to home after inpatient treatment. Unfortunately, being discharged... Read More

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If you know someone who’s living with cognitive impairment, you’re aware that the condition can pose new challenges in everyday life. However, recent research suggests that people with cognitive impairment...
Sep 18 2014

Know someone with cognitive impairment? Beware of stroke

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

If you know someone who’s living with cognitive impairment, you’re aware that the condition can pose new challenges in everyday life. However, recent research suggests that people with cognitive impairment... Read More

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healthcare and gene editing
Feb 23 2016

Gene editing: The next frontier of personalized healthcare?

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

The promise of personalized healthcare is that treatments have the potential to be more effective because they’re tailored to each individual’s genetic makeup and personal risk factors. Now, recent advances... Read More

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Jan 14 2014

Are you eating the right foods to protect the health of your brain?

Preventive Care  •  By Michael Scott

Diet is one of the top items on most people’s list of New Year’s resolutions, but the foods you choose can affect more than your weight. According to a growing... Read More

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