If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the answer is yes. But such information is not commonly part of routine primary care. For patients at Geisinger Health System, that could soon change. Starting in the next month or so, [...]
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Young or old, getting a healthy dose of exercise has always been highly recommended from medical experts. Some people take this advice seriously and diligently put enough hours in cardiovascular and strength training exercises, while others continue to opt for the couch. Recently, the government issued an updated version of their Physical Activity Guidelines, and [...]
There's a movement right now. There's no doubt about it. It's a refreshing time where people are feeling strong enough to come forward and face their abusers. Our industry is fraught with abuse, from patients to co-workers, but it doesn't stop there. As editor of this magazine, I receive dozens of letters every month from [...]