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Skin cancer checks at primary care doctors' visits could save lives, study suggests

As rates of melanoma rise, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are suggesting a possible solution: screenings at primary care physicians’ (PCP) offices. In a study presented ... read more

Early Detection Among Benefits of PCP Skin Cancer Screening

June 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Skin cancer screenings performed by primary care physicians (PCPs) during routine office visits improve the detection ... detection of melanoma, which coul... read more

How to Save Lots of Money on the Health Tests You Need

First, look for ways to save ... of skin cancer, you may need to be seen as often as every three to six months,” says Dr. David Leffell, chief of dermatologic surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. Y... read more

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Botox May Beat Cancer Concern in Race to Dermatologist

Another is concerned about a mole that she thinks may be showing signs of developing into skin cancer. Both make calls to their respective dermatologists for an appointment. So who gets to see a docto... read more


Primary care is an untapped resource for depression screening

"Our study provides evidence that, with a simple questionnaire, primary care doctors have ... or a simple check-up would be hours long. As a result, depression screening is part of only about 1.4 perc... read more

Seriously? Doctors say they're underpaid

But many other physicians are not as satisfied - a recent study by Medscape revealed that 49% of doctors believe they're not fairly compensated. Of primary care physicians ... He treated women with br... read more

Doctors' Diaries

JANE LIEBSCHUTZ: Doctor of Medicine, ad gradum Medicinae Doctoris. NARRATOR: A unique behind-the-scenes look at the making of a doctor, on Doctors' Diaries, right now ... I'm an internal medicine, pri... read more

Doctors are surprisingly bad at reading lab results. It’s putting us all at risk.

The primary blood test to check ... visits with expensive co-pays and sometimes invasive cardiac angiograms. In one study, gynecologists estimated that a woman whose mammogram was positive had a highe... read more

Too Fat for Surgery

"I sat, I listened, I did what I was going to do," says Warr, now a 61-year-old retired teacher who lives – and walks – in the Chicago suburbs. She weighs 320 pounds. "I didn't believe them." So when ... read more

Few Medicare patients take advantage of free annual wellness visits

In 2011, through the Affordable Care Act, Medicare introduced the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), the first annual health check ... Medicare patients. "Patients affiliated with an ACO were more likely to ... read more

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Could you jus comment on the status of those programs? And then, on the ODYSSEY Outcomes study, given the timing that you ... That is a condition that's primarily treated by primary care physicians, b... read more

What you need to know about cellphones, rats and cancer: Putting it into perspective

Many studies in the past have found no relationship between the use of a mobile device and cancer. In fact, a very large study in Denmark looked at 358,000 cellphone users and compared their cancer ra... read more



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