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BUSINESS: Twitter counts for this doctor. Read why.

Don S. Dizon, MD | Social media | October 24, 2014

Whenever I speak about social media, much of it has to do with Twitter. It has become part of my daily routine, much like checking email or going to news media sites. 664 more words


Costume Conundrum?

By Ginny A. Roth

Still looking for a costume idea for Halloween?  You have a few hours left to make this important decision. There’s always the option of going as the ubiquitous vampire.   219 more words


Family Medicine Means We Ask About Our Patient’s Relationships

Good family medicine includes understanding whether or not our patients have a supportive relationship.

Intimate Partner Violence Happens Regardless of Ethnicity, Sex, or Wealth

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence (IPV), is a reality everywhere—it happens to the rich and poor, men and women, and to all ethnicities. 627 more words

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Assimilating independent physician practices: Is resistance futile?

Bob Doherty | Policy | October 24, 2014

Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation will recall that the most disturbing aliens encountered by the Federation were the Borg, a part-cyber, part human collective race that functioned as an integrated and cyber-connected whole that existed only for the good of the collective, rather than as distinct individuals with their own thoughts and personalities — much like honey bees work together as a collective for the protection of the queen and the survival of the colony. 865 more words


Jane Orient, MD, AAPS: "If You Want To Keep Your Doctor, Change the Senate."

By Jane M. Orient, M.D.

Oct 27, 2014 - My favorite bumper sticker for this campaign season is “Keep your doctor, change your senator.” 886 more words



“Here is a phenergan suppository for your nausea. If you puke that up, we have a serious problem…”

It always gets a laugh, even out of the sickest patients. 395 more words