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January is Thyroid Health Awareness Month

January 13, 2019 Thyroid Tests Health care professionals use thyroid tests to check how well your thyroid is working and to find the cause of problems such as hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck that makes two thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Thyroid hormones …

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The value of the direct pay monthly fee to physicians and patients – Excerpt from Medical Economics

by: Rob Lamberts, MD – Nov 6, 2018 (An excerpt) There are two big differences between a traditional and a direct primary care (DPC) practice: The doctor is paid directly by patients, not insurance (or other third-parties) The patient doesn’t pay for office visits, instead paying a low monthly fee (typically about $50 per month). The …

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10 Daily practices to help physicians curb burnout – Too Long : Didn’t Read – TL:DR

The original full source article can be found at KevinMD:10 tips that make me a happy doctor by: LAURENCE KINSELLA, MD  Ten changes Dr. Kinsella made that have helped reduce resentment and restore a sense of control, engagement and gratitude in his clinical practice. Patients complete a card with three questions for the doctor.  The two-minute rule. No …

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The Benefits & Cautions of Exposing Your Skin this Spring/Summer.

by: Dr. Aaron Hartman Functional Medicine Expert & Special Guest writer from the greater concierge community. Benefits of Sun Exposure Exposing 90% or greater of your skin to the sun until you get a Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) will produce around 20,000 IU of Vitamin D in your skin. The MED is how much sun …

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Weekly Wellness – Safeguard Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitoes

With warmer weather and longer days, we spend more time outside. This brings plenty of opportunities to improve our health with exercise and events in the great outdoors. The great outdoors also exposes us to more insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can threaten our health. We need to be preparing for protection. This …

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FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: A Real Answer for Chronic Disease

by: Dr. Aaron Hartman Functional Medicine Expert & Special Guest writer from the greater concierge community. The majority of people have no idea how bad they feel or how significant a disruption that there is in their body until they start to feel better. Most individuals don’t recognize that fatigue, digestive issues, aches, pains, allergies, …

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