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2013-06-28 23:17:24

A new national survey by Jackson & Coker's parent company reports 42 percent of physicians unhappy with job. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The nation’s physicians are so concerned with the current healthcare environment that 59 percent say they would not recommend a medical career to a young person, according to new national survey from Jackson & Coker’s parent company, Jackson Healthcare. The reasons driving physician dissatisfaction include decreased autonomy and...

2013-06-21 23:03:58

Hospital Provides Physician and Medical Services Websites to Better Serve Its Community and Highlight Its Physicians Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Raritan Bay Medical Center is pleased to announce the launch of dedicated physician and medical services specialty websites providing Monmouth and Middlesex county residents with quick and easy access to medical services and information. The websites are available on both desktop and mobile environments. Raritan Bay Medical Center’s...

Shortage Of Rural Physicians
2013-06-17 09:42:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from George Washington University found some disturbing trends that could lead to less access to healthcare for Americans living in rural and poor urban areas, according to a new report in the journal Academic Medicine. In their report, the researchers from the university´s School of Public Health and Health Services said fewer and fewer medical school graduates are choosing to go into primary care — less than 25...

2013-06-13 23:22:45

Schuylkill Medical Associates, a leading geriatric call practice, is actively recruiting a physician to hire for the Philadelphia and New Jersey region. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Due to the explosive growth of homebound elderly within the Philadelphia region, Schuylkill Medical Associates, LLC is actively recruiting physicians to join the practice to service Philadelphia, Bucks and Camden Counties. “We get calls on a daily basis from agencies looking for our house call...

2013-06-12 23:19:18

Prominis Medical Services is introducing Holistic Medicine to its list of offerings. Jennifer Allen, ANP-BC, is licensed in Holistic Adult Medicine, and will be offering natural, homeopathic remedies while 12 other primary care physicians continue to offer traditional medicine. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 By housing two distinctive treatment styles under one roof, Prominis patients are given a choice. Holistic care addresses emotional well-being and physical health. Wellness plans...

2013-06-12 23:17:36

The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) was proud to honor and recognize 537 physicians who achieved board certification in addiction medicine during the organization´s recent annual awards luncheon in Chicago, IL. The new ABAM diplomates join 2,557 physicians in the United States who have already been certified and awarded diplomate status by ABAM, an independent medical specialty board. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)...

2013-06-08 23:01:44

Millions in America are either uninsured or have high deductible plans. As a result, health conditions worsen when doctors are not brought into health care issues at the onset. OnlineUSADoctors created a solution that offers single, couple and family health insurance alternative plans. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Online USA Doctors has launched a number of telemedicine plans and services to meet the specific healthcare requirements of patients. They offer patients the most...

2013-06-04 11:16:31

New study from University of Michigan Health System shows black patients in most segregated areas more likely to receive surgery at low-quality hospitals Black patients are more likely to have surgery performed at low-quality hospitals even though they frequently live closer to better facilities than white patients. A study that examined Medicare data from 2005-2008 revealed that although black patients live nearly twice as close to high-quality hospitals as white patients, they were...


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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'