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December 1, 2014, No comments

There has been a great deal of interest or panic in the news lately regarding Ebola, including an episode that went unrecognized and undiagnosed until many people were exposed and more »


What Drives Frequent Pediatric Acute Care Visits for Minor Illnesses?

December 1, 2014, No comments

As an urgent care pediatrician, I take care of dozens of sick children each week–and just as many NOT very sick children. It seems we are seeing mor ...


Fly Where For Medical Care?

December 1, 2014, No comments

Medical Tourism is a Growing Industry About 5 years ago, I had a patient travel to Venezuela for an abdominoplasty and a mastopexy. She had family tha ...


The New Role of Nurse Practitioners in Health Care Reform

October 31, 2014, No comments

“Change is the only thing which remains constant…” In past patients were treated with little, or no, technology. Now the latest equipment and te ...