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Driving Better Joint Replacements

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Chesapeake-area orthopaedic experts discuss how data is driving changes in their approach, the pros and cons of minimally invasive hip arthroplasty and mid-term results for reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

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Women Physicians: Leading the Way

Jehan (Gigi) El-Bayoumi, MD

This year’s annual feature story on women physicians who are exceptional leaders in their field includes the president of the D.C. medical society, the founding director of the Rodham Institute, and the critical care medical director for a major hospital system. Learn their secrets for success.

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Advancing Digestive Disease Detection and Care

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The Western lifestyle has contributed to a higher incidence of digestive tract diseases. Our medical specialists discuss the latest approaches in treating three common digestive conditions – ulcerative colitis, food allergies, and rectal cancer.

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Reducing Cardiovascular Risk

Henry Tran, a cardiologist, advises more exercise and a better diet to reduce cardiovascular risk

Cardiovascular experts discuss new guidelines to lower blood pressure, improved transcatheter aortic valve replacement and implantable monitoring of arrhythmias after cryptogenic stroke are reducing risk and improving lives.

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Fighting for Better Health

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If anyone can take on Baltimore City residents’ many health issues, it’s Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen, MD. When she’s not giving TED talks, you can likely find her encouraging physicians to minimize opiate use, teaching people how to prevent heroin deaths, or seeking new ways to reduce violence.

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Fighting Cancers Today and Tomorrow

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While a magic bullet to treat cancer has never materialized, physicians today have a better understanding of their etiology and more advanced detection and treatment options. Experts from the Chesapeake region discuss the progress in treating these three carcinomas.

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The Medical Home Gets a Neighborhood

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The Patient-Centered Medical Home concept has become part of a neighborhood that includes specialists and urgent care centers. Learn about the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice and Patient-Centered Connected Care recognition programs, as well as changes to PCMH.

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Blazing a New Trail: Four Women Who Created New Paths in Healthcare

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From the first female to win the Charles F. Kettering Prize (2005) for uncovering the role of aromatase inhibitors in treating breast cancer, to an African-American female hospital CEO, this year’s female honorees have forged new trails in healthcare.

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GI Game Changers

March/April 2015

From exciting new hepatitis C treatments that may even include a vaccine to DNA stool tests that can help detect colorectal cancer and a rise in laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR), physicians have more tools and challenges to treat common gastrointestinal disorders than ever before.

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Using Lifestyle Factors to Treat Cardiovascular Disease

January/February 2015

Western medicine emphasizes medications and procedure-based approaches to treat cardiovascular diseases. Learn how lifestyle approaches such as nutrition and Transcendental Meditation may help prevent or reduce these diseases, and how Peripheral Arterial Disease is best diagnosed and treated.

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