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Clinical Updates

Clinical Updates

CLINICAL UPDATES   Obesity, type 2 diabetes tied to jump in NAFLD cases At the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians. Younossi and other researchers conducted a meta-analysis of studies in 20 countries, which was published in Hepatology Communications and found that the global prevalence of NAFLD is 24%, but nearly 75% of …

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IBS and 5 Things to Know

IBS and 5 Things to Know

IBS—From Symptom to Disease: Five Things to Know In a recent Healio Gastronenterology article, Dr. William Chey, of the University of Michigan, explained the challenges of IBS and why we need to create a future in which we can identify an effective solution for some IBS patients that is based on a more personalized medicine approach. Dr. …

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Public Health Survey

Public Health Survey

Public health survey:  From: Common Ground Health <communications@commongroundhealth.org> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 10:05 AM Subject: Please participate to improve community health Dear Friend, Common Ground Health, working in partnership with the public health directors in each of our nine Finger Lakes counties,* is conducting an important health survey. I am writing to ask for your help. We …

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Women’s Health Policy in the United States: An American College of Physicians Position Paper

Women’s Health Policy in the United States: An American College of Physicians Position Paper

POSITION PAPERS |29 MAY 2018 Women’s Health Policy in the United States: An American College of Physicians Position Paper Hilary Daniel, BS; Shari M. Erickson, MPH; Sue S. Bornstein, MD *; for the Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians Abstract In this position paper, the American College of Physicians (ACP) …

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Open Notes: A Case for Patients and Providers

Open Notes: A Case for Patients and Providers

Open Notes: A case for patients and Providers (www.opennotes.org) Patient Portal has become a norm, There is a national movement to have provider notes included in the patient portal. Over 21 million patients today read and participate under patient portal or MY CHART and read what their provider has written about their visit. Learn more here:  …

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Guide to Social Support Services

Guide to Social Support Services

Finger lakes Social Support services: Resource guide   Need help in relation to- Food, Housing, Mental health, Substance abuse, Suicide prevention, Health, Transportation, Utilities, Finances, Household Items, Legal, Employment and Education, Family, Military, Disaster, Volunteer. Visit: https://211lifeline.org/