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A conservative approach to removing lymph nodes is associated with less harm for breast cancer patients and often yields the same results as more radical procedures.
Patients with clogged and hardened arteries who already have their blood pressure under control may benefit from an additional blood pressure-lowering medication.
Patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation who are otherwise healthy should have mitral valve repair surgery sooner rather than later, even if they feel no symptoms.
Under his leadership, Pri-Med will expand its collaboration with medical schools and associations to build a national curriculum that develops customized education tailored to clinicians’ needs
Should the American Medical Association Have Classified Obesity as a Disease? Largo, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The American Medical Association
Coders and medical staff need to obtain valuable education and training to stay updated on the latest CPT code changes. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2013
In a survey of about 2,500 U. S. physicians on their perceived role in addressing health care costs, they reported having some responsibility to address health care costs in their practice and expressed general agreement with quality initiatives that may also reduce cost, but expressed less enthusiasm for cost containment involving changes in payment models.
The length of time a young adult is obese is associated with the development of silent, or subclinical, heart disease in middle age, independent of body mass index (BMI) or waist circumference.
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