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More investment in rehabilitation and less reliance on incarceration and other punitive measures improves outcomes for those suffering from addiction
#addiction #rehabilitation @ThomasGKimball

LEARN MORE: http://bit.ly/2LRv5Ss
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Biohacking is an umbrella of techniques where citizen scientists experiment using a variety of techniques previously used only in organized research settings. Is it beneficial? Or dangerous?

#biohacking #healthtech #innovation

https://thedoctorweighsin.com/biohacking-transform-health-tech/
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Women of childbearing age may be especially affected by the use and misuse of opioids, however, the impact of the drugs on fertility and infertility treatment is rarely discussed.

#opioids #infertility #fertility @ArcFertility @LifeStoryHealth

https://thedoctorweighsin.com/opioids-infertility-what-you-should-know/
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Rachel Pearson M.D., Ph.D. asks if it is right for physicians to hone their skills by practicing on the poor only to have the hashtag#healthcare "system" fail them because they can't access the full range of care they need. This essay touched me in so many ways.

#physicians #medicaleducation #medicine

https://thedoctorweighsin.com/the-moral-dilemma-of-learning-medicine-from-the-poor/
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People w/ 2 copies of the at-risk gene ApoE4 who already had symptoms of #Alzheimers but received a statin had significantly better cognitive function over the course of a 10-year follow-up compared w/ those who did not

LEARN MORE: http://bit.ly/2D4bz6j #dementia #cholesterol #prevention
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An existential perspective can help inform coaching efforts in end-of-life conversations allowing people to die with dignity, not only free of physical pain but also relieved from some existential angst in their final moments.#end-of-life #existentialcoaching #ErickMessias

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Mental health is an issue in America. It’s just not the issue politicians want it to be.

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#gunviolence #violnce #mentalhealth #schoolsafety
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I"’m kind of in awe that we ended up having a conversation that included words like love and joy and happiness and fulfillment. Those are all words that at the end of the day all those people that are applying to medical school or struggling through the challenges of pre-med, medical school, or residency are hoping will be a big part of their life in medicine."
http://bit.ly/2nZpNKL #physicianburnout #physicians #medicalschool
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Robin Healthcare is replacing clunky approaches to medical visit documentation allowing doctors to once again concentrate on what their patients have to say.
#patientengagement #patientexperience #EHR

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We never think, let alone say, that someone got cancer because of a moral failing, but we often say that about people with #addiction disorders. This type of stigma is an impediment to recovery and should stop.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/2KnhJRr
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