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Jan • 13 • 2019

7 Common Myths About Hypertension

When your blood pressure stays high for too long, you have hypertension. It can be the result of excess salt, smoking, drinking, obesity, or a combination of factors. Or, as unfair as it is, you...

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Sep • 27 • 2018

Primary Care Physicians are Specialists, Too

When you have a specific disease or condition, specialists provide hyper-focused care in areas such as endocrinology, cardiovascular surgery or gastroenterology.

However, primary care physicians are...

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Oct • 9 • 2017

Am I Too Young to Have Arthritis?

Younger people with joint pain, swelling, or stiffness often dismiss arthritis as a cause. After all, arthritis is for old people, right?

Not at all. About 7% of doctor-diagnosed arthritis cases are...

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Aug • 10 • 2016

Answers to Your Questions About a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

There was no doubt that the lead character on the television show “Marcus Welby MD” was a doctor.

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May • 17 • 2016

How to Get Ready for Your Primary Care Doctor Exam

The success of your primary care doctor appointment depends on the homework you complete before your examination.

Blood tests and diagnostic imaging results tell a lot about your physical well-being....

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Oct • 27 • 2015

What are Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants?

The next time you call to make an appointment with your primary care physician, you may be asked, “Would you like to see our Nurse Practitioner,” or “Would you like to see our Physician Assistant?”

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