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Information about getting healthy, staying healthy, and discussions about important health care issues of the day.
||Physician Focus, February 2010, Lyme Disease||Lyme disease is endemic to our state, and residents are at high risk. Exactly what is Lyme disease? How is it transmitted? How can we protect ourselves from this infectious disease? And what treatments are available for those who do get the disease? Guest||5 2 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Physician Focus, January 2010: Health in the Schools||The incidence of such conditions as asthma, bullying and violence, and sexually transmitted diseases among school children is high and increasing. Seasonal and swine flu add to the burdens of medical directors and school nurses who provide front-line care||22 12 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||MMS Ethics Forum: Matter of the Heart – Humanism in Practice||Katherine Treadway, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, gave an inspiring presentation this month at the MMS Ethics Forum. Her talk, “Matter of the Heart: Humanism in Practice” made a compelling argument for returning humanism to the center||9 12 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||MMS President: “Be the Architects of Our Future”||Massachusetts Medical Society President Mario Motta, MD, kicked off the Interim Meeting of the Society’s House of Delegates with remarks urging physicians to remain deeply involved in federal and state health reform efforts. “Do not fear chang||9 12 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Physician Focus, December 2009: ADHD — Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder||Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood, affecting some 4.5 million children 5-17 years of age in the United States. Here in Massachusetts, nearly 10 percent of children have been diagnosed||1 12 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Physician Focus Special Report, November 2009: The Flu — What You Should Know||The Flu: What You Should Know brings physicians and public health officials together in presenting information on the dangers of H1N1 swine flu and seasonal flu, vaccine safety and supply, how to protect against the infections, and what to do if you get s||24 11 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Physician Focus, November 2009: All About Anesthesiology||November’s edition of Physician Focus examines the skills and responsibilities of the anesthesiologist and the specialty’s impact and influence on patient care. Skill in the operating room is but one aspect of anesthesiologists’ activit||23 11 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medicare RAC Audit Webinar: Q & A Podcast||The six state medical societies of New England sponsored a webinar to inform physicians and medical office staff about a national auditing program that will impact health care providers. This session described the national Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC)||21 10 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Physician Focus, September 2009: Integrative Medicine||Integrative medicine is a new approach to care, combining conventional or evidence-based medical therapies with complementary or alternative treatments such as acupuncture, biofeedback, stress reduction, or herbal medicines. Such an approach is growing in||28 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|