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NE Wichita family medicine practice expanding

The family medicine practice is adding 1,500 square feet to its 3,000-square ... A portion of the existing space also will be remodeled. A general contractor is being finalized. Work on the buildout is expected to start in the coming weeks and be completed ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

Lancaster General family medicine practice opens second office in Lititz

Lancaster General Health's family medicine practice in Lititz has opened a second office, the health system announced today. The new location is at 51 Peters Road and the existing one is at 562 West Second Avenue. The practice offers wellness and ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 27 Oct 2016

May/June 2018 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

Free Children's Visits and General Practice Attendance Co-management of patients by ... Roles and Functions of Community Health Workers in Primary Care The Council of Academic Family Medicine Educational Research Alliance has enabled a large number of ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 14 May 2018

What’s the Difference Between General Practice Physicians and Specialists?

Internal medicine and general practice are simply two of the many different types ... “I'm not going to see a family doctor. I'm going to see one of every type of specialist for each of my health problems.” Some people actually do this—usually ...

Source: Slate
Published: 11 Sep 2015

Dr Cathy Stephenson: Celebrate your family doctor

This Saturday is World Family Doctor Day (WFDD ... Despite how much I love and cherish my work, I don't want to paint a rose-tinted picture. General practice has and is continuing to face huge challenges. The more than 4500 GPs in New Zealand are ...

Source: Stuff.co.nz
Published: 14 May 2018

Impact of Clinical Practice Guidelines on Use of Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid and Corticosteroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

The primary care physician group consisted of general practice, internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology specialties. The musculoskeletal group included rheumatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 16 May 2018

Lancaster General Hospital’s Family Medicine residency program earns top ranking

The physician’s network, Doximity, has ranked Lancaster General Hospital’s Family Medicine’s residency program first in the Northeast for Family Practice training. In the national survey, LGH's Family Medicine Program was ranked fourth in the Family ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 13 Jan 2015

Police: Doctor secretly recorded talking about sexual assault of patient

MacDonald, 57, of Newfields, was arrested on May 11 at his office at Great Bay Family Practice, a Newmarket medical ... He is also not allowed to practice medicine without approval of the New Hampshire Medical Board.

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 21 May 2018

How the C-Section Went From Last Resort to Overused

He found a woman who had been in labor for hours, but each contraction was followed by “general convulsions” and “alarming ... and the friends and family watching and worrying that only a cesarean section would give the patient and the baby any ...

Source: Slate
Published: 21 May 2018

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Dr. Harrington received her D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1985 and completed ... to her vast and varied experience, all general dental services are provided at Smile of Virginia. Our practice maintains a five-star rating with ...

Source: Richmond magazine
Published: 21 May 2018

Former Surgeon General Talks Love, Loneliness, and Burnout

WASHINGTON -- Former Surgeon General ... medicine: "One in three physicians will report having experienced a feeling of loneliness just even in the past week," she said. Some of the causes for loneliness stem from increased mobility in jobs, a lack of ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 04 May 2018

The Death of a Complicated Father

He was found 3 days later after being missed at the little general store. He would show up each morning ... This letter was not an antidote, but it was medicine. Had he died without having the presence to have written this letter, the arc of the grieving ...

Source: The Good Men Project
Published: 21 May 2018

Cosmetic surgeon to the stars who called herself the Skin Queen and bugged private patient consultations in row with rival doctor over fees is barred from practising medicine

A cosmetic surgeon nicknamed 'The Skin Queen' has been barred from practising medicine for six months after she bugged ... Initially Dr Forrester himself complained to the General Medical Council before he informed various patients about the existence ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 18 May 2018

General medicine and surgery for dental practitioners: part 5. Immunological disease and dental practice

At some stage in clinical practice all dental practitioners will encounter patients ... 1 It is clear from the above that practitioners should check for a history of recurrent infections, a family history of problems with the immune system and relevant ...

Source: Nature
Published: 08 Aug 2014

WHO Director-General addresses traditional medicine forum

This practice contrasts sharply with the approach used by traditional practitioners. Moreover, the number of doctors practicing family medicine continues to shirk dramatically in favour of more specialists and sub-specialists. Family physicians are a ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 19 Aug 2015

Treat them like family

His policy is to treat them the same way he would treat his own family. “Patients don’t always care what ... He turned around to come back and practice in the U.S. “You had to pass all these tests even to get back in the United States,” Thorn ...

Source: Albert Lea Tribune
Published: 11 May 2018

Exercise indeed a form of medicine

This May 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of "Exercise is Medicine® Month", a laudable ... It is the current practice now to embark on a regulated exercise regimen even after heart surgery. The general improvement of the physique and the level of fitness ...

Source: Island
Published: 10 May 2018

Trump administration to ban abortions at facilities receiving federal family planning funds

How this “disentanglement” would work in practice exposes ... at entities that provide both family planning and abortions, but they would not get birth control, cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment, or even general women’s health exams.

Source: wsws
Published: 19 May 2018

Family's campaign to stop 'inhumane' restraints on psychiatric patients in Japanese hospitals

His family wants answers - and change ... to assist with their efforts to stop the practice of restraining patients in Japanese psychiatric hospitals. Most of the petition's 6010 signatures are from the general public, but also from health professionals ...

Source: Stuff.co.nz
Published: 17 May 2018

Only half of patients can see the same GP each time: People are finding it extremely difficult to see their 'family doctor' when they book appointments

Only half of people are able to see their 'preferred' family doctor most of the time – down from ... All patients value their relationship with their own GP. 'General practice is facing the perfect storm of workforce pressures and rising patient demand ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 09 May 2018

Good news for patients ahead of World Family Doctor Day

Dr Malloy, who attended the Social Sector Budget lock up briefing in Wellington today, says he has been advised there is likely to be an announcement about a review of general practice funding ... as we approach World Family Doctor Day on 19 May, a day ...

Source: Scoop
Published: 17 May 2018