Trend: Combining non-laser light devices, PDT – ModernMedicine

While patients with mild-to-moderate acne have been shown in studies to respond well to treatment with blue or red light-emitting diode (LED) devices, new research indicates results might be better with combinations of light colors with photodynamic therapy (PDT). READ: Laser technology creates hi-res maps of acne lesions Especially blue...
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First guidelines for pediatric pulmonary hypertension – ModernMedicine

Pulmonary hypertension is a relatively rare, yet serious condition that can affect neonates, infants, and children, but is not well understood or researched. For the first time ever, a group of expert clinicians has drafted extensive guidance for diagnosing, classifying, and managing this condition in pediatric patients. Recommended: Hypertension...
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The modern distrust of doctors – The Guardian

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Guardian The modern distrust of doctorsThe GuardianIt must not be supposed that this title implies any modern distrust of the doctor as such, or of modern medical and surgical methods. There are, of course, individuals who take much pleasure in expressing their disbelief...
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The Positive Prognosis for Modern Health Care – Wall Street Journal

ENLARGE The future of health care involves regenerating organs and more specialized hospitals. Photo: Getty Images/Cultura Exclusive Nov. 30, 2015 11:43 ET 1 COMMENTS Power to the Patients Cardiologist ERIC TOPOL, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, on why doctors of the future will make appointments with...
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Blue Cross to start covering telemedicine services – Birmingham Business Journal

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Birmingham Business Journal Blue Cross to start covering telemedicine servicesBirmingham Business JournalBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announced today that on Dec. 1 it will start providing coverage for telemedicine to meet the growing demand for health care services in rural parts of...
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Struggling rural county in vanguard of telemedicine revolution – The Albany Herald

Kemberly Smith conducts a home visit with David Smith through a telemedicine kit. (Special Photo) ATLANTA — While health care across rural Georgia has many shortcomings, Hancock County has languished at the more desperate end. Located between Atlanta and Augusta, the county — named for the founding father who...
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Is Telemedicine Better for Delivering Bad News? – mHealthIntelligence.com

Is a bad diagnosis best delivered in person or by telemedicine? According to researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, the telephone may work better. Writing in the November issue of JAMA Oncology, Naveen Krishnan, BS, Angela Fagerlin, PhD, and Ted A. Skolaris, MD, MPH, say telephone...
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Dr. Jonathan McCullers' Modern Medicine – Memphis Magazine

The modern style of a Central Gardens townhouse When Dr. Jonathan McCullers first moved into his Central Gardens townhouse adjacent to historic Clanlo Hall, he knew that he would need some interior design help. Fortunately, he turned to Ami Austin, the principal in a nationally acclaimed design firm based...
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What will it take to make sense of medical bills? – Fredericksburg.com

PHILADELPHIA — The Cios family of Bucks County could be a living advertisement for the wonders of modern medicine: dad’s double knee replacement, mom’s successful treatment for thyroid cancer, their two teenage daughters’ repairs of assorted sports injuries. Along with the benefits, however, comes a flip side: a never-ending...
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