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    By: Sara Heath From: patientengagementhit.com Forty-five percent of patients said they wish patient-provider communications included chats about lifestyle health and motivating factors for wellness. Although patient-provider communication is an essential aspect of the primary care visit, expectations aren’t quite reality, according to data from Samueli Integrative Health Programs, a non-profit healthcare advocacy group. A survey of 2,000 adult patients conducted ...
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    Researchers find the timing and length of use for corticosteroids has a particularly strong impact on the likelihood of severe, life-threatening adverse events for people with cancer New research in the October 2018 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network identifies risk factors for chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia (FN) —a dangerously low white blood cell count, which increases the ...
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    From: Minas Chrysopoulo, MD FACS Founder & Co-Creator of the Breast Advocate® App PRMA Plastic Surgery Peri-operative pain management has changed tremendously over recent years. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols have been a game-changer for recovery after all methods of breast reconstruction Patient comfort is one of our top priorities at PRMA Plastic Surgery! Thanks to PRMA’s new Enhanced Recovery ...
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    By: Luke Ramseth From: clarionledger.com Ann Carruth Jackson awoke one morning in late 2016 with what felt like a big knot on top of her breast. She knew right away: It must be cancer. “I was shocked,” said the 74-year-old who lives near McComb. But a Jackson-based surgeon, Dr. Phillip Ley, removed the tumor without trouble. Jackson headed home after the procedure ...
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    By: Christina Farr From: cnbc.com Gary Gottlieb, a doctor and former CEO of Partners HealthCare, has spent decades in health care. He says that big tech companies can help, describing their recent interest in the market as “wonderful.” Gary Gottlieb is in a prime spot to see how technology companies are shaking up health care. A trained psychiatrist who previously ...
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    When a person is diagnosed with breast cancer, you find that at every turn you are looking for answers to help you deal with every aspect of your life. And we expect that our medical team will have all of the help that we need on every level. But unless our doctors have had breast cancer themselves, they can’t begin ...
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