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Schimpff, MD: “Does direct primary care improve quality measures?” | The Direct Primary Care Journal

Patients in MDVIP practices studied have had a substantial drop in hospitalizations including a 79% decline for Medicare enrollees as compared to similar patients in regular primary care practices and a 72% reduction for those ages 35 to 64.

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Why We Get Fat: An Alternative Hypothesis – by Gary Taubes

All Calories are NOT dealt with equally within our body. While we can’t violate the laws of thermodynamics, there are a lot of factors that go into play that can bring weight loss to a halt. 43 more words

9 Steps To Perfect Health - by Chris Kresser

One of the most glaring mistakes conventional medicine makes is to assume that all of these modern diseases – diabetes, heart disease, depression, autoimmune disease, etc.

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Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs: The Problem of Drug-Lifestyle Interaction

When statins are used in low-risk patients without heart disease primary prevention there is no mortality benefit. That’s right. Your chances of dying are the same on or off the drug, regardless of how much the statin lowers the cholesterol level.When statins are used for primary prevention, there is a small lowering of future vascular events stroke/heart attack over five to 10 years. 60 more words

The State of Medicaid Quality Measurement | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

The following list gives the items chosen to measure the general performance of the Indiana Medicaid program for 2012 with an emphasis on access to care.

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