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Doc Joe's Weight Loss Journey - 6 Weeks In

Down 35 pounds and feeling great! I continue to adjust the diet to fit my preferences. I’ve added in hard-boiled eggs, shirataki pasta, and some low calorie bread to enhance my efforts. 138 more words

Boutique Medicine

Tackling health inequalities: the case for investment in the wider public health workforce

Title of driver: Tackling health inequalities: the case for investment in the wider public health workforce

Source: Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

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National Driver

Serving Spanish-Speaking Families

Whether you work in pediatrics, family medicine, emergency medicine, or community resources, serving Spanish-speaking families is an important part of making sure that the next generation of babies grows up healthy and happy. 247 more words

Global Health

Is The Proliferation of Urgent Care Clinics an Evolutionary Step Towards Primary Care 2.0? Thoughts on Not Betting the Farm When it Comes to Urgent Care Mania...

About seven years ago, the California Healthcare Roundtable and HealthAffairs sat down to prepare a white paper on the emerging “phenomenon” of urgent care centers, and what it might mean for primary care. 751 more words

Disruption

Surrendering The Keys: A doctor tries to get an impaired elderly patient to stop driving (Anne Reisman)

When Mr. Daniels asked me to sign a form for a disabled parking permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), I was puzzled. As far as I knew, he hadn’t driven at all since his fender bender the year before. 3,534 more words

Clerkship

A Day in the Life of Oscar the Cat (David M. Dosa)

Oscar the Cat awakens from his nap, opening a single eye to survey his kingdom. From atop the desk in the doctor’s charting area, the cat peers down the two wings of the nursing home’s advanced dementia unit. 927 more words

Clerkship

Childhood Obesity  - A Family Problem

In England, the majority of people are overweight or obese; a staggering 61.9% of adults and 28% of children aged between 2 and 15. Obesity is not only a physical health problem but can often be psychologically damaging, especially in children. 309 more words

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