8 Ways Doctors Can Negate Negative Reviews

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Online reputation management for doctors is pivotal for new patient recruitment and overall success of your practice. Doctors need to continuously monitor what patients say about them. Patients generally want to write about their positive experiences and doctors should make the necessary adjustments to make sure they motivate those patients to go ... Read More...

The Roaring 20s: Common Illnesses in Young Adulthood

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Most think of their 20s and early 30s as an extended adolescence: all the health that teens enjoy, plus the independence that has been craved. But for many 20-somethings, the “health” part isn’t necessarily a given. Here are some illnesses that refuse to steer clear of young adulthood. Common Illnesses Bipolar Disorder Bipolar ... Read More...

Tips for Finding Your New Doctors

Tips For Finding Your New Doctor

There are many factors that go into making the decision on who to book an appointment with when searching for new doctors. Everyone has different preferences and expectations for their doctors, which is why it's important to think about what matters most to you while doing your research. For example, do you prefer a male or female doctor? Do they ... Read More...

Nine Presidents Who Changed Health Care, for Better or for Worse

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Read through the inforgraphic to learn about a few presidents who changed health care, then scroll below to learn more. The Early Years The first U.S. president to address health care was Franklin Pierce. In 1854, he vetoed Congress’s “Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane.” He said it wasn’t the federal government’s job ... Read More...

A Parents’ Guide to Keeping Your Children Healthy

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With school back in session, now is an important time to take a quick children’s health lesson, according to James Hubbard, MD, MPH, a family doctor who runs the website TheSurvivalDoctor.com and is author of the Living Ready Pocket Manual: First Aid. He points out that in addition to bringing home schoolwork, your children are also probably ... Read More...

Ten Tips for Tucking In

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As kids get back to school, balancing homework with sports and time with friends, parents often ask, “How much sleep do they need?” The answer depends on your child’s age. Typically, elementary school children require 9 -10 hours, and middle and high school kids need about 8.5-9 hours. There’s good reason to make sure school-aged kids ... Read More...

Got Football Injuries? Check Out Vitals Fantasy Physician League

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Wondering whether to drop or keep a player with football injuries, like Evan Mathis who was hurt in week one? You'll want to check out Vitals Fantasy Football Physician League. Considering that football players sustain more injuries than players from any sport, team doctors play an important position on the team, getting them back to the game ... Read More...

Get a Check Up: Health Screenings for 20-30 year olds

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For many of us, the arrival of our 20s brings the first time we seek to take responsibility for our health on our own with the goal of leading healthier, longer lives. Regular medical examinations and tests are a crucial part of achieving this.  They can detect problems before they are symptomatic so that treatment results are improved.  They ... Read More...

Why Are Allergies On the Rise?

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According to UCLA Health, as many as 1 in 5 Americans suffer from some type of allergy. And those numbers are on the rise. Both seasonal allergies and allergies to food continue to increase in the general population. What’s causing it? While no one knows for sure, studies show a number of factors can be contributing to the continuing rise in ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Mental Health

Mental Health

Some 26% of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Behavior disorders and certain anxiety disorders can emerge during childhood, but most of the high prevalence conditions, such as anxiety, mood disorders and psychotic disorders, emerge during adolescence and early adulthood. The most prevalent mental health ... Read More...