Feature Articles

How to Negotiate Better Payer Contracts

Nancy Brown, CFO and partner in Think Big Health Care Solutions in Wellington, FL, said she has been to physicians' practices that have not negotiated new payer contracts in almost a decade.

Magnesium: A Mineral with Many Uses

Chia seed compounds represent a healthy and tasty way to boost beneficial fatty acids and fiber.

Kombucha: Immunity Boost or Toxic Tea?

Fungal and bacterial contaminants are common, with more than 20 cases of cutaneous anthrax, liver damage and allergic reactions reported.

Why Drug Names Get Confused

Similarities in prescription drug names as well as drug abbreviations and other symbols used in prescribing medication can cause drug name confusion.

Impact of Vegetarianism

Several studies suggest that a vegetarian diet is effective at reducing almost all controllable risk factors for heart disease.

Smartphones as Diagnostic Devices

The safety, efficacy, accuracy, and risks associated with these apps for both physicians and consumers are largely unknown.

Diagnosing/Managing DILI

Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is the most common cause of acute liver failure (ALF) in the United States.

Psychedelic PTSD Treatment

A combination of psychotherapy and antidepressive medications is commonly used to treat PTSD. However, not all patients respond well.

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