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Archive for July, 2016

The pros and cons of retail clinics

Aaron Caroll does a nice job summarizing these viewpoints in his article in the N.Y. Times’ Upshot: Researchers for a study published in the American Journal of Medical Quality talked to patients who sought out care at retail clinics. Patients who had a primary care physician, but still went to a retail clinic, did so […]

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Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July weekend.  For Americans, the Fourth of July means celebrating with BBQ, fireworks, friends and family.  But being safe is important as well. As the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports, in 2014 there were 11 deaths and more than 10,000 injuries from fireworks that resulted in an ER visit. Not only is […]

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