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CDC Map Of Skin Cancers: How Does Your State Rate?

In a series of CDC maps, the U.S. states are divided into groups, based on the rates at which people developed or died from melanoma of the skin in 2007, which is the most recent year with numbers available. The rates are the numbers out of 100,000 people who developed or died from melanoma of the […]

Peter W. Carmel MD, 166th AMA President, A Model Of “Professional Courtesy”

Peter Carmel, Jacqueline Bello, and Family Next week, on June 20, 2011, my wife and I will be joining Dr. Peter Carmel and his wife, Jacqueline Bello MD, and family, friends and colleagues, to celebrate Peter’s inauguration as the 166th President of the American Medical Association. Peter is richly deserving of the honor. His professional […]

No Shortage of Advice For Allergy Sufferers

It’s been a tough year for allergies. Huge pollen load – some say from global warming/weirding. From NBC Today: Stress – Performing stress-inducing tasks during prime allergy season can wage a major attack against the body.  Studies show that stress might trigger the production of IgE, blood proteins that cause allergic reactions. Alcohol –Many people […]

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Advanced Professionalism Discussed At University of North Carolina

Today Mike Magee will present the concept of “Advanced Professionalism” at the Annual Nathan Womack Surgical Meeting at the University of North Carolina. He will be reviewing the materials included in the curriculum in our “Collections” section, including those listed in the attached slide.

Ralph Snyderman From The Annual ASCO Meeting: Personalized Health Care Drives Progress In Cancer

Ralph Snyderman (ORIGINAL SOURCE) The American Society of Clinical Oncology is the leading professional organization committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention, and delivery of high quality patient care. Its Annual Meeting provides a forum where major advances in cancer are presented to its members consisting of over 30,000 physicians involved in all aspects […]

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