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Kimberly Hardin: Finding Alternatives to Treating Sleep Disorders
For patients who struggle with positive airway pressure machines there have been developments in recent years to help them treat their sleep apnea and other disorders.
Whether it is obstructive or central sleep apnea or any number of other conditions finding the right treatment method can make a big difference in improving quality of life.
When it comes to the treatment of thyroid cancer the preferred term of "persistent disease" is often considered more than cure.
Once a potential issue is identified in a patient's thyroid there are many options to consider in their overall care and treatment.
Unlike other medical conditions thyroid cancer can be difficult to diagnose. Often the condition is discovered while looking at other health issues a patient may have.
One of the biggest differences between military and civilian medicine is the very real chance of being deployed to a forward military unit from a stateside appointment. Lessons from those experiences can shape a doctor's practice back in their home country.
The life of a civilian doctor may not be all that different from a military doctor but there are certain differences which can make it a unique experience for those who serve in military medicine.
The development of new novel oral anticoagulants has made a definite impact in the field in a short period of time. Work is being done to bring reversal agents into the field which can work with these new medications.
Since the days when Warfarin was the lone option in anticoagulants a considerable amount of research has been conducted leading to the development of new novel oral anticoagulants.

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