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What is a Hospitalist or Hospital Care Physician?

What is a Hospitalist or Hospital Care Physician?

Many people are unfamiliar with what a hospitalist or hospital care physician does, but these doctors truly play an integral role in improving communication and efficiency in hospital settings. Although they choose to work in the hospital setting, many hospital care...

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Plantar Fasciitis: What It Is and How to Treat It

Plantar Fasciitis: What It Is and How to Treat It

A sharp, shooting pain in the heel of your foot can be debilitating. It can leave you unable to walk properly, unable to sit comfortably, and may even make it difficult for you to get out of bed. In many cases, this pain is caused by a condition known as plantar...

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What is Polymyositis? Overview of Symptoms and Treatment

What is Polymyositis? Overview of Symptoms and Treatment

Some medical conditions get plenty of attention in the mainstream media, online, and in general conversation. On the other hand, there is a countless number of conditions that receive no attention at all, and one of them is polymyositis. Right now, you are likely...

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Myths about Pneumonia: Debunking the Tales

Myths about Pneumonia: Debunking the Tales

“Don’t go out without a coat. You’ll get pneumonia.” “Don’t stand next to an open window. You’ll get pneumonia.” “Don’t go out with your hair wet. You’ll get pneumonia.” Are any of the myths about pneumonia true? Or were they all just ways for our ancestors to scare...

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