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Dealing with Sleep Issues

Here’s my take on how to best deal with sleep issues. I want to start by saying, please do not take sleep issues lightly. If you’re not getting a good night’s sleep, it’s something that I think should be addressed immediately.

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Pharmacy School: Many Wouldn’t do it Again, I Would.

With the current landscape of the industry, if posed the question, “would you go to pharmacy school again,” many pharmacists may say they’d reconsider. But me? I’d absolutely love to go back to pharmacy school. Heck, I wish I could go back to undergrad, remember all the free time?!

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What are Binaural Beats?

We’ve all seen movies where the main character is trying to reach their highest human potential. Like the film Limitless, where Bradley Cooper takes a secret drug that allows him to use 100% of his brain.

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How to Create Clinical Translational Science Entrepreneurs

Under NCATS’ leadership, the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program supports a national network of medical research institutions — called hubs ― that work together to improve the translational research process to get more treatments to more patients more quickly. The hubs collaborate locally and regionally to catalyze innovation in training, research tools and processes.

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Digital Health Therapeutics Issues and Opportunities

Digital health refers to using information and communications technologies to send or receive medical information. Some provide information and education while others have the intended use of diagnosing or treating a patient with symptoms or a disease. In the latter case, they can be considered a medical device , and, as such, what is more commonly being referred to as a digital therapeutic (DTx).

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48 Hours in the Life of an On-Call Gynecologist

An on-call weekend: 48 hours of being at any moment “on,” of being edgy, of being exhausted. This weekend included a full house of patients to see in the hospital, a patient list of three pages to be exact.

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What Does Trust Mean to a Patient?

I have been working on this essay for some time now. It has been difficult for me to convey in words this complex issue of physician-patient relationships that, to me, is the crux of the art of medicine.