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Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Carolyn Burns: Gun Safety: A public health issue »
Unfortunately, discussions involving gun safety measures have become very polarized, making it difficult to find common gr...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Michael Scott: Why patients should care about Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) »
We have a new system to reduce complications, infections, and mortality — and to do this without actually changing the sur...
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Dr. Mark Monahan: Let’s end surprise billing »
There’s been an increase in public outrage over balance or “surprise” billing. As physicians, we agree and share in our pa...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Mark Shreve: Vaccines save lives »
When parents decide not to vaccinate their children, three things happen: It undermines the parent-physician trust; it pot...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Dr. Mark Monahan: Health insurance prior-authorizations are on the rise »
You’ve probably heard the old saying ascribed to Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, and others: “The only two certainties in l...

22 hours ago
At Risk: Health data (and your heart) »
Almost anybody with basic computer skills can find millions of Americans' health data online. Scary! Find out the latest o...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Dealing with health care costs »
As Americans try to figure out how to pay rising health care costs, some are using Groupon discounts to get screenings and...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Is Sharing Health Records in the Cloud a Good Idea? »
Americans may soon be able to get their medical records through smartphone apps as easily as they order takeout food or ca...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Vaping, Opioids Dominate the News »
Opioid settlements and more lawsuits. A death and hundreds of injuries from vaping. The Leg.Up brings you the latest news...

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Summer 2019 Ramifications »
Why is there a communication breakdown between physicians and nurses? What do physicians need to know about Virginia's new...
Friday, March 8, 2019
Winter Ramifications »
A new collaboration is exploring ways that art enhances patient care and medical education. What should you do if you rece...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Fall 2018 Ramifications »
Is obesity more dangerous than opioids? How can you deal with patients who spend too much time researching their symptoms...


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