genetic testing
Jun 26 2018

Should genetic testing be part of your health risk management plan?

Health Risk Management  •  By Miles Varn

If one of your relatives has Huntington’s disease or breast cancer, should you consider undergoing genetic testing to find out if you’re at risk for the same disease? There are... Read More

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wellness
Apr 30 2019

The keys to wellness during and after cancer treatment

Integrative Medicine  •  By Miles Varn, MD

PinnacleCare talked with Dr. Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, a practitioner at Naturopathic Specialists, LLC in Scottsdale AZ, about steps people who have been diagnosed with cancer can take to achieve... Read More

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second opinion
Oct 24 2017

How to Ask for a Medical Second Opinion

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

There are a number of different situations when you might want to get a second opinion on your diagnosis or treatment plan. It’s wise to consider getting a second opinion... Read More

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parents
Mar 3 2020

How to encourage aging parents to accept help they need

Family Caregiving  •  By Miles Varn, MD

The first signs are often subtle—missed appointments, unpaid bills, or a once immaculate home that now has an unmowed lawn and dirty dishes on the counter. It’s easy for adult... Read More

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Lower your risk of cognitive impairment
Aug 16 2016

Lifestyle changes may reduce your risk of cognitive impairment

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Cognitive impairment—problems with memory, focus, language, and the ability to multitask—affects millions of older people in the U.S. Many assume that these problems are a natural result of aging, but... 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 what does... Read More

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Jan 30 2019

CEO Connection and PinnacleCare Enter Partnership Agreement

Company Announcement

SYOSSET, N.Y. – CEO Connection announced a partnership agreement with PinnacleCare to provide CEO Connection mid-market member companies ($100 million to $3 billion in annual revenue) with preferred rates and...

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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 a suspected... Read More

hip or knee replacement
Aug 8 2017

Considering hip or knee replacement? This checklist can help you decide

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you’re thinking about hip or knee replacement, you’re not alone. Statistics from a Mayo Clinic study found that in a 10 year period, the number of people who underwent... Read More

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active surveillance
Aug 29 2017

What is active surveillance and could it be an option for your cancer?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

You’ve probably heard about radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy to treat cancer, but you may be less familiar with an approach called active surveillance. Active surveillance is most often used for... Read More

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