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154 articles tagged Internist
'Reducing Mammogram Pain'

Reducing Mammogram Pain

Facing discomfort for this brief moment is better than endur­ing months or years of cancer pain because of going undetected.

Internist 'Anti-Maskers vs. Mask Fatigue'

Anti-Maskers vs Mask Fatigue

Outdated: We must expand thinking beyond personal preference. What happens when some­one exempt from wearing a mask enters a public place that requires such?

Podiatry 'Broken Foot vs Sprain'

Did You Break Your Toe?

Can you distinguish the dif­fer­ence between a broken foot, sprain, and covid toe based on extent of trauma, how fast pain subsides, and X-ray?

Dermatology 'Hard to Feel Scleroderma'

Hard to Feel Scleroderma

Your skin begins harden­ing. What factors suggest internal organ damage? How can this require dermatology, rheumatology, and pulmonology experts?

Orthopedics 'Developing Osteoarthritis'

Types of Hand Pain

Aches and pains come with aging. Most doctors expect you to manage a reasonable thresh­old of pain. But there is treat­ment for arthritis.


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Internist 'Costly Patient Referrals Cripple Healthcare'

Avoid Costly Patient Referrals

Can HSA patient charts be flagged in a manner that alerts primary care physi­cians to limit expensive referrals?

Gastroenterology 'Are You Passing Too Much Gas?'

How To Reduce Flatulence

Despite health benefits of passing gas, there are times when it is inappropriate. Here are ways to prevent embarrass­ment.

Nutrition '9 Reasons You May Feel Fatigued'

Tired of Fatigue

With the general lack of stamina, many do not have access to affordable healthcare. What’s the difference between normal tiredness and fatigue?

Rheumatology 'Juvenile Arthritis Symptoms and Treatments'

What is Juvenile Arthritis?

Juvenile, or childhood, arthritis is a broad term used to describe the many auto­immune and inflam­matory conditions that can develop in children under 17.

Pulmonology 'Closing In On Cure For Covid-19'

Closing In On Covid-19 Cure

Outdated: For most people, COVID-19 attacks lungs or other systems of the body. Results from a Phase 3 clinical trial promise a viable vaccine by January 2021—or not.

Immunology 'PPE face mask'

Behind The Mask

Outdated: Which masks are best for virus protection? While supplies last, ClinicalPosters is selling PPE for use outside of the medical profession.

Gastroenterology 'How Do People Become Morbidly Obese?'

How People Become Morbidly Obese

When you pass obese on the BMI chart, things become laborious. Some medical conditions exacerbate weight gain. Genes and social issues increase risk.


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