• The Modern Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment: Less is Often More

    Cancer awareness month serves to remind us that more than 268,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019. During that period, an additional 42,000 women will die of this disease. These numbers represent more than 15% of all new cancer cases and...

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  • Stem Cell Therapies Are Not All the Same

    Stem cells hold enormous promise as a medical therapy with multiple benefits.  In an FDA consumer press release entitled Adult Stem Cell Research Shows Promise, the FDA author wrote that stem cell research could ultimately be key to the advancement of...

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  • Outstanding Contribution to Medicine Award

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  • Strokes and Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    What you need to knowBy: James Ausman, MD, PhD, and Shahin Etebar, MD Strokes present in two manners. The first i...

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  • Every Shoe Tells a Story

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    By: Dr. Dale Charrette There is one constant in most people’s lives, we all wear shoes. A shoe is like a book. If you know how to read one, you can learn a great deal. This article is intended to give you information on h...

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  • By: James I. Ausman, MD, PhD Brain Metastasis is often regarded with hopelessness, but new advances in Diagnosis and Treatment have changed that opinion. Brain metastasis occurs in up to 50% of patients with cancer. As n...

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  • Low Back Pain? – The Spine is a Complex System

    Low back pain is a significant health issue and one of the most common reasons for a doctor’s visit. Over 80% of the population has experienced at least one memorable episode of significant back pain in their lifetime and it is the leading cause of di...

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  • "Heartburn" / "GERD" – When Do I See My Doctor?

    The majority of Americans experience heartburn at one time or another, the real question is when should you see a healthcare professional? First what is typical heartburn? Heartburn, acid reflux and indigestion are all interchangeable words describi...

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  • Preservation of the Patient Doctor Relationship

    "Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity." — Hippocrates The patient doctor relationship has long been revered. However, there are many challenges currently assailing this time honored relationship. Modern times...

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  • Advances in Pain Management

    Pain is a universal experience of the human condition. It has a protective function to notify us of damage occurring to the body so we may make changes and avoid further injury. In many cases pain may continue beyond the usual tissue healing time and become...

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  • Is Modern Health Care Good?

    The United States is experiencing rapid change in health care delivery. The question is how this is going to affect your care? The answer is mixed. In order to pay for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare has taken a hit of 700 billion dollars! T...

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