Patient Care Blog

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Long COVID Respiratory Symptoms Are Creating Delays in Lung Cancer Screening

The symptoms of long COVID are notoriously diverse. In some people, this poorly understood post-viral syndrome affects the brain, while others are beset by cardiovascular, digestive or respiratory issues. Long COVID may also destabilize a person鈥檚 psychological well-being.

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Podcast: Women and HIV/AIDS

In this episode of Women's Health Wednesday series of Back to Health, Dr. Lona Prasad discusses what women should know about HIV/AIDS.

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Advanced Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one disease, but it presents itself along a spectrum. Some men may have cancer that鈥檚 considered lower risk, or clinically insignificant, which doesn鈥檛 require treatment, while others have cancer that is deemed higher risk, or clinically significant, and does require treatment.

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Infographic: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

During Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month this November, take time to learn about risk factors, symptoms and more.

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Optimizing Bone Health to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures: A Customized Approach

About 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men over 50 years old worldwide will experience an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetimes.

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Infographic: Epilepsy Awareness Can Save a Life

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. What should you know?

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Medications for Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes

Recent headlines have heralded the weight-loss medications Ozempic and Wegovy as representing the end of obesity as we know it. Celebrities and TikTok influencers have been touting them as miracle drugs. These are both wildly exaggerated claims.

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Robotic Bronchoscopy: A Major Advance in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Early-Stage Lung Cancer

Robotic technology isn鈥檛 replacing doctors; it鈥檚 helping them do what they do more safely and with greater control and precision than anyone could have imagined a few short years ago.

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What You Should Know About GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease or simply GERD which, left untreated, can pose a host of potential problems.

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Infographic: Learn the Facts About Gestational Diabetes

For National Diabetes Month this November, take some time to familiarize yourself with gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that is often overlooked in the focus on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.