INTERVENTIONAL MEDICINE: A RISING MEDICAL FIELD

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What is interventional medicine?

Interventional medicine, otherwise known as interventional pain management, is a fast-growing category of medical and pain management directly related to invasive medical procedures, “such as injections, nerve blocks, and physical therapy to treat painful disorders and injuries (Anesco 2014).” Interventional medicine is still currently a new field in the medical society. Because of the unclear definition of medical treatment options, there is confusion between interventional medicine and interventional radiology.

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BREAST CANCER: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LEADING CANCER FOR WOMEN

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Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among the female population in the United States. According to breastcancer.org, about one in eight U.S. women (about 12%) develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Cancer.org also reports, in the year 2015 alone, there are going to be a total number of 234,190 new estimated cases of breast cancers in both males and females, and there are going to be an estimated 40, 730 deaths due to ...

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LUNG CANCER: SECOND LARGEST FORM OF CANCER IN THE WORLD

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Lung cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the world, having claimed more than 158, 040 lives in the United States alone in 2015. There is a need to spread awareness of what the symptoms, treatment options, and resources are available for lung cancer patients. Having decision aids that concisely explain everything essential in an organized fashion is what is needed in order to help patients make the most difficult decision of their lives. Knowing what is ...

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5 Important things to know about your health insurance in an emergency

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5 Important things to know about your health insurance in an emergency

This article’s purpose is to help you understand the five most important things about your health insurance in an emergency. This piece covers various health insurance concerns such as common healthcare terms, where to go for help, and keeping a medical history.

  1. Know how your plan works

Before you find yourself in an emergency it is important to prepare by researching a little more about your specific health insurance plan. Many ...

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Drug Formulary Explained

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            This article’s purpose is to define the term ‘Drug Formulary,’ discuss exactly who chooses the drugs on the formulary, what each tier means, as well as cover existing digital tools available to help patients determine which medications are covered by their health insurance plans. In addition to this article, more digital tools have been created to further explain the term ‘Drug Formulary’ and will be added to this website once available.

What is a drug formulary?

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