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Concierge medicine is rapidly gaining traction among People who are looking to establish a meaningful relationship with their primary care provider. Patients are yearning to experience a different kind of medical care – one where their a doctor spends quality time with them instead of rushing off to complete paperwork, or see the next person […]

In the last 5 years the demand for primary health care services has continued to increase, while the supply of physicians trained in primary care has continued to decrease. Medical students choosing to enter specialties geared toward a career in primary care has steadily declined. As a result a work around solution has developed that […]

There appears to be trend of Americans being misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. While it is true that Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia and perhaps the most feared disease of the aging. Many conditions and the medications used to treat them can mimic a condition that looks like dementia. Following are 8 conditions that can often seem to look like Alzheimer’s Dementia:

What is Alzheimer’s disease? Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The most common form of dementia among older people is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which initially involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Although scientists are learning more every day, right […]

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Take advantage, New York, of our nurse practitioners — Page 1 — Times Union – Albany NY. Primary Care by Nurse Practitioners in Manhattan.

Nursing is the most diverse of all health care professions and they practice in a wide range of settings, but generally nursing responsibilities are divided depending on the needs of the person being nursed. The major divisions involve the nursing of patients with mental health problems, nursing of children (pediatric nursing), nursing of older adults […]

Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone is a common condition, estimated to affect more than 8 million men of all ages in the U.S. Signs and symptoms of low testosterone include reduced sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depressed mood, loss of muscle mass and strength, and reduced bone density. The diagnosis and treatment of Low Testosterone requires  […]