Are you looking for the ideal physician position or your next level promotion in a specialist field? Physician interviews can be challenging, and for a good reason. Clinical teams need the best person for the job, and they also look for candidates who will blend into their teams and organizational culture well. However, it is… Read More
Dr. Latha Alaparthi of PACT Gastroenterology Center Named First Woman President & Board Chair of the Digestive Health Physicians Association Hamden, CT (March 24, 2022) Dr. Latha Alaparthi, MD, FACG, AGAF, Director of Committee Operations at PACT Gastroenterology Center, has been named the President and chair of the board of directors of the Digestive Health… Read More
There is no doubt a crisis-level shortage of primary and specialty care physicians is developing. Research by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) projects a shortage of 17,800 to 48,000 primary care physicians and 21,000 to 77,100 non-primary care specialty physicians by the year 2034. One solution to combat this developing issue is to… Read More
Adding certainty in a very uncertain year If 2020 has shown us anything, it’s that there’s a lot of uncertainty in the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many practices have been challenged to remain open, while our representatives in government have continued to question the structure and philosophy behind the US healthcare system.
Receiving a flu shot each year is the best preventative step you can take to ensure you do not come down with influenza. The CDC recommends that people 6 months and older get a yearly flu vaccine. Flu vaccinations prevent millions of people from developing the flu each year. The CDC states that during the 2018-2019 flu season, the vaccine stopped an estimated 4.4 million influenza illnesses, 2.3 million related medical visits and 58,000 influenza-caused hospitalizations, as well as 3,500 deaths. A case of influenza can be especially severe for the elderly or those with compromised immune systems. Fortunately, you can help avoid this scenario by receiving an annual flu vaccine.
We’ve seen the headlines and have heard the rumors, but what are the facts when it comes to the connection of deodorant and antiperspirant to breast cancer? Should you be concerned? And if there is no connection to deodorant/antiperspirant and breast cancer, how did this myth get started?