Batya Swift Yasgur

MA, LSW

Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur

Cause Celeb: How Star Power Impacts Public Health

By Mar 16, 2017

It is important not to be annoyed or dismiss celebrity-recommended remedies, as this can weaken the physician-patient relationship, especially "in cases of strong celebrity adoration."

Genetic Testing Abused by Patient with Factitious Disorder

By Mar 08, 2017

The patient presented with complaints of increased muscle tone in her back muscles and the right side of her body starting in adolescence.

AACE/ACE 2017 T2DM Algorithm: New Therapies and Management Approaches

By Feb 17, 2017

Building on previous algorithms, the 2017 edition includes an updated section on lifestyle therapy as well as a discussion of all classes of obesity, antihyperglycemic, lipid-lowering, and hypertensive medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through December 2016.

From Resolutions to Results: Strategies for Helping Patients Reach Their Health Goals

By Jan 24, 2017

Patrice Harris, MD, Chair, AMA Board of Trustees, discusses how clinicians can help patients stay on track and keep their New Year's Resolutions.

Vitamin D Intake and Kidney Stone Risk Examined

By Jan 17, 2017

There is no statistically significant correlation between typical vitamin D intake and incident kidney stones, according to a study published in the February issue of The Journal of Urology.

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