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May Is High Blood Pressure Education Month

The AMA this week featured an article reminding us that we can prevent 1 of 3 deaths from cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in America. Awareness of hypertension (high blood pressure) is important for reducing mortality from stroke, kidney … Continue reading

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Patents on “reinvented” medications lead to higher insurance premiums

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This Friday’s Wall Street Journal (June 22,2012) features an article authored by Jonathan D. Rockoff reporting that Abbott Laboratories is contesting a portion of the healthcare law regarding patent protection. Patent protections for…

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It Is Time To Speak Up About The Medicare Payments To Doctors Data Dump

The siege against the doctors continues.  For decades some have been asking the government to report what they have been paying the individual doctors for Medicare services.  Well, they finally did that and the Wall Street Journal was there to … Continue reading

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‘Concierge’ doctors’ contracts give patients choice and savings – 3/12/2011

'Concierge' doctors' contracts give patients choice and savings – 3/12/2011.

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It is Busy Season in Fort Myers Florida

It is Busy Season in Fort Myers Florida.

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It is Busy Season in Fort Myers Florida

As I was winding down my office business today I realized I haven’t blogged for a bit of time. There have been plenty of things to blog about in the recent weeks but I have been “pulling back” as I … Continue reading

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New Anticoagulants Prove to be Safe and Effective

In the recent February edition of Cardiology today a large data set (meta-analysis) that incorporated over 70,000 people supported the favorable risk-benefit profile for the new anticoagulants compared to warfarin. There were significant reductions in stroke, intracranial hemorrhage (often a … Continue reading

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