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CertMedEd – Coffee consumption linked with reduced melanoma risk

CertMedEd – Coffee consumption linked with reduced melanoma risk

The study, conducted by researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Yale School of Public Health at Yale University in New Haven, CT, is published in the Journal…

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CertMedEd – Tickbourne Diseases

CertMedEd – Tickbourne Diseases

Kids are five times more likely than adults to die from tickborne diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Doctors often avoid prescribing doxycycline, the most effective RMSF treatment, for young children because the drug’s…

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2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 4

2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 4

Hola everyone, Today we traveled to the mountain village Arloroma & Azucena where our team saw about 135 patients, 100 of which were seen before lunch time! After a few days of diagnosing patients, the…

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2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 3

2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 3

Hola everyone, Today we traveled to the Home for the Elderly in Monjas where our team saw about 55 elderly patients. In the afternoon we were able to have some fun at Parque Pino Dulce…

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2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 2

2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 2

Hola everyone, Today we traveled to the mountain village of San Ignacio and our team saw about 150 patients. Once we got 1 day down we all started to get a groove for how the…

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2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 1

2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 1

Hola everyone, Yesterday our team of Physician Assistants traveled from around the US to Jalapa, Guatemala. After a long and winding drive from Guatemala City to Jalapa we had an amazing welcome dinner prepared by…

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2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 0

2014 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 0

Hello Certified Medical Educators friends and family, Today is the day our 2014 Certified Medical Educators Physician Assistant team is traveling to Guatemala to volunteer our medical services for our week long medical mission trip….

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CertMedEd – Ebola Virus Overview

CertMedEd – Ebola Virus Overview

General Ebola, Ebola virus disease, or Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a disease of humans and other primates caused by an ebolavirus.  Ebola was first identified in 1976 in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the…

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CertMedEd – Enterovirus 68

CertMedEd – Enterovirus 68

Nationwide, THOUSANDS of patients are presenting with symptoms of suspected Enterovirus 68 (EV-68), a rare, highly infectious virus that affects children more severely than adults, especially those under five years old and those with asthma….

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Ortho By Dave

Ortho By Dave

Two Frequently asked Orthopedic Questions: What is the Lachman Test of the knee used for and how is it performed? It is a non-invasive physical examination technique to assess Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) integrity More…

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