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I Have a Strong Relationship with my Bank but I Almost Never Go There. How Could this Translate to Primary Care?

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD Imagine if your bank handled all your online transactions for free but charged you only when you visited your local branch – and then kept pestering you to come in, pay money and chat with them every three months or at least once a year if you wanted to keep your… Read More »

‘My pimple almost killed me’

For years, Jorgia Robson has looked in the mirror and wished the tiny dots of acne on her cheeks would just go away. But when the 20-year-old mum woke up one day and saw that a giant ‘pimple’ the size of a 50 cent coin had appeared on her forehead overnight, she instantly feared something… Read More »

My New Bellybutton, Losing (Almost) Forty Pounds, and How Diabetes May Have Saved My Life

Have you ever had an umbilical hernia before? Ever seen one? They can be hideous things when your insides decide they want to be on the outside with all the “cool” organs. Mine was not hideous. I mean, it wasn’t cute, but it was definitely not vomit-inducing, or even cringe-worthy. Just a little bump on… Read More »

Indiana mother-of-two, 26, almost lost her leg to a deadly bacterial infection during vacation

Indiana mother-of-two, 26, almost lost her leg to a deadly bacterial infection that doctors believe she contracted from a HOT TUB on vacation WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT  Taylor Bryant, 26, from Indianapolis, Indiana, developed a rash and pain in her right leg during a family vacation to Tennessee in March 2019 She visited an urgent care… Read More »

“Almost perfect” hearing for deaf with new tech

New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. * Current technology sounds metallic – music sounds like “a crash”* Audio quality of new system is 90-100% of original signal – ie almost perfect hearing* Multiple stored versions mean high… Read More »