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The Importance of Integrated Care In Pulmonology

Lung disease is complex and often misdiagnosed. There are three main types of lung disease, each category encompassing multiple possible diagnoses. Of all diagnoses, lung cancer is perhaps the most delicate and time-sensitive. Worldwide, lung carcinoma remains the leading cause of death, accounting for more cases than colon, prostate, and endocrine cancers combined. Despite the …

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We Need to Improve Medication Adherence to Improve Patient Outcomes

New medications such as metformin, statins, and antihypertensives save thousands of lives yearly. Indeed, a proper medication regimen can improve health outcomes and life expectancy for many patients with chronic diseases such as heart disease or type II diabetes. Unfortunately, patient adherence has been at a constant low for decades, with only one in two …

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