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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Dr. Ritsu Kuno: What patients should know about the vaping epidemic »
What would I tell that patient who asks about vaping? I would first and foremost strongly recommend that they avoid vaping...
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...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Harry L. Gewanter: Let doctors and patients decide the best prescriptions »
Dr. Harry L. Gewanter explains why the most basic tenet of good medicine – “the sacred relationship between a patient and...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
A new chapter in Dr. Wenzel’s literary career »
A new chapter in Dr. Wenzel’s literary career BY CHIP JONES Longtime RAM member Dr. Richard P. Wenzel recently...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Dr. Mark Monahan’s 2018 Inaugural Speech Highlights “Culture of Collaboration” »
Click here for the Jan. 9, 2018 speech by incoming RAM President Dr. Mark Monahan as he celebrates the Academy’s past, sa...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Doctors aren’t behind rising health costs »
Click here for RAM Executive Director James G. (Jim) Beckner’s forceful rebuttal to a Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial....
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Dr. Bear: "RAM is GROWING and FLOURISHING!" »
RAM President Harry D. Bear , MD, PhD, presented a fact-filled, upbeat and downright IMPRESSIVE report on the many activ...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Robin Cummings on when it’s time to talk… “about when you’re too sick to talk” »
Click here for a wonderful and informative column by Robin Clair Cummings, “Let’s talk… about when you’re too sick to t...
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Dr. Mark Monahan on “Death, taxes… and prior-authorization” »
   RAM Vice President Mark B. Monahan, MD, shared the pain for patients and...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Concussive brain injury: A primer for community physicians by Nathan Zasler, MD »
CLICK HERE  to read Dr. Zasler's article in its entirety. This is a longer version of the article that appears in t...
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Smart communications with your doctor can be good for your health »
RAM President Harry D. Bear, M.D., PhD., offers rare insights and tips for improving patient-physician communications in t...

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