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Primary care today: There are several concerning trends

In 2006 Dr. Tom Bodenheimer wrote an article that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine entitled, “Primary Care – Will It Survive?” Dr. Bodenheimer spoke with great concern about patients’ growing unhappiness with their primary care physicians and physicians’ increasing frustration with their practice environments. The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model entered… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can D-mannose treat a UTI?

Some research suggests that the supplement D-mannose may be able to help treat urinary tract infections. D-mannose is a type of naturally occurring sugar. There is ongoing research on its uses, which may include the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs). This article looks at what D-mannose is, how it may interact with UTIs, and… Read More »

Medical News Today: What is the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) diet?

IIFYM stands for “if it fits your macros,”. This dieting technique involves counting the number of macronutrients, rather than calories, that a person is consuming. Unlike diets that involve food restriction, proponents describe IIFYM as a flexible diet that can help people lose weight without drastically changing their eating habits. Little research has investigated the… Read More »