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Oct 9 2019

Stem Cells – Podcast

Podcast  •  By Dr. Miles Varn and Robert Connors, PinnacleCare

It’s common to hear about stem cells today now that they have shown promise in regenerating and differentiating into all kinds of tissue for therapeutic use. Stem cells are extracted... Read More

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Jun 4 2018

Express Scripts to Provide Patients with Faster Path to Rare Disease Diagnosis and Treatment, in Collaboration with PinnacleCare

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New Rare Conditions Care Value ProgramSM expands support services to facilitate second opinions that can improve health outcomes, reduce wasteful spending ST. LOUIS and BALTIMORE, May 31, 2018 — For...

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proton therapy
Nov 7 2017

Could proton therapy be an option for your cancer?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Radiation is one of the three most commonly used treatments for cancer. In fact, according to the National Cancer Institute, about half of all cancer patients undergo radiation at some... Read More

breast cancer
Jul 31 2018

How to protect your heart during breast cancer treatment

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Like all types of medical care, treatment for breast cancer comes with both benefits and risks. Earlier this year, a scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation... Read More

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heart disease
Feb 28 2017

Steps women should take now to lower the risk of heart disease

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you asked most people what the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. is, you’d probably get the wrong answer. The right answer? Heart disease. In fact... Read More

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urgent care
Feb 4 2020

Primary care, urgent care, telemedicine, or the ER?

Family Caregiving  •  By Miles Varn, MD

Not that many years ago, when you were sick or injured, you had two choices—make an appointment to see your doctor or go to the emergency room. But there are... Read More

high blood pressure
Jun 12 2018

High blood pressure can hurt more than your heart

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

You probably know that undiagnosed, untreated, and poorly controlled high blood pressure can increase your risk of cardiovascular problems including angina (chest pain), heart failure, and heart attack. What you... Read More

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skin cancer
Jun 20 2017

Are you at an increased risk for skin cancer?

Health Risk Management  •  By Miles Varn

While anyone can be at risk for developing skin cancer, even people with naturally darker skin tones, some factors may put you at an increased risk for this disease. By... Read More

managing chronic medical conditions
Feb 7 2017

Steps to Help You Better Manage Multiple Chronic Medical Conditions

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you’re living with multiple chronic medical conditions, you’re not alone. A recent study found that more than 40% of Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as... Read More

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