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Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

While technological breakthroughs have had positive effects in the corporate world, they have led to exacerbated physician burnout in the medical field.

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Pharmacist-Led Intervention Reduces Inappropriate Prescriptions for Older Adults

Pharmacist-Led Intervention Reduces Inappropriate Prescriptions for Older Adults

A pharmacist-led intervention has the potential to reduce prescriptions for inappropriate medication in older adults.

Food Sustainability and Public Health: What Is the Physician's Responsibility?

Food Sustainability and Public Health: What Is the Physician's Responsibility?

As the global population grows, food sustainability and its effect on public health becomes even more important.

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning

The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.

Challenges in Nutritional Counseling for Patients Living in Food Deserts

Challenges in Nutritional Counseling for Patients Living in Food Deserts

Nearly 12% of Americans live in households considered food insecure.

HHS: Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Released

HHS: Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Released

This guidance, updated for the first time since 2008, provides evidence-based recommendations for children (ages 3-17) and adults.

Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing

Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing

Global progress in health has slowed, and improvements in health have been unevenly distributed.

Patients Using GoFundMe Platform to Raise Funds for Scientifically Unsupported Medical Treatments

Patients Using GoFundMe Platform to Raise Funds for Scientifically Unsupported Medical Treatments

GoFundMe, one of the largest crowdfunding sites, reported that medical campaign funding has increased $2 billion from 2015 to 2016.

Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out

Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out

A birth control coverage opt-out for employers was finalized by the Trump administration on Wednesday.

What Does the Cigna-Express Scripts Merger Mean for the Future of Health Care?

What Does the Cigna-Express Scripts Merger Mean for the Future of Health Care?

The $67 billion merger between Cigna and Express Scripts will be the first of its kind.

Stakeholders Must Consider All Aspects of Produce Prescription Programs

Stakeholders Must Consider All Aspects of Produce Prescription Programs

There are several concerns associated with produce prescription programs, despite the benefits to patients.

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