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Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...assistants to doctors from non-medical and non-nursing personnel." Dr. Eugene A. Stead Jr. of the Duke University Medical Center assembled the first class of physician assistants in 1965, composed of former U.S. Navy hospital corpsmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/physician-assist
Acupuncture might reduce nausea after surgery

...fine," she said. "I had no sickness at all." Batten, a 31-year-old Wilson woman who had surgery at Duke University Medical Center for a rare form of breast cancer called Paget's disease, had received a dose of acupuncture instead of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/12/tec_325867.shtml
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Women, elderly still underrepresented in heart trials

...study participants, although they account for 43 percent of all heart-attack patients, researchers from Duke University Medical Center reported Wednesday. Because the safety and effectiveness of drugs and other treatments can vary as a function...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/10/tec_318161.shtml
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Partnership to save 1,600 jobs

...best in Ohio by a national advocacy group, Dr. Buckley said. Dr. Shelp also praised his experience at Duke University Medical Center in establishing a relationship with a state mental hospital in North Carolina. "We think that this relationship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/09/met_551201.shtml
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Physician assistants fill vital need

...distribution of primary-care physicians. To expand the delivery of quality medical care, Dr. Eugene Stead of the Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina put together the first class of physician assistants in 1965. He selected Navy corpsmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/08/let_551008.shtml
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Cholesterol drug cuts risk of recurrence in prostate cancer

...pool of statin and prostate cancer evidence," said Robert J. Hamilton, a former associate in research at Duke University Medical Center and now a urology resident at the University of Toronto. Obesity has previously been shown to have an impact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/26/met_521727.shtml
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Fiber helps kill bad cells

...cells. In an unrelated paper published online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a team at Duke University Medical Center is looking at how to enhance the same cell surface protein's effect on lowering bad cholesterol and increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/07/met_517525.shtml
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Battle sun's rays in style

...chemicals used in the heavier outdoor-use lotions, explains Sheldon Pinnell, a professor of dermatology at Duke University Medical Center and a consultant for SkinCeuticals cosmetics. The difference in texture between cosmetic sunscreens and beach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/07/ent_311460.shtml
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Ultrasound taught doctor that fetuses are people

...Dr. Larimore completed a fellowship at Queen's Hospital in Nottingham, England, then a residency at Duke University Medical Center in family medicine in 1981 before beginning practice as a small-town doctor in Bryson City, N.C. At...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/14/rel_100462.shtml
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Researchers study genes that make you get well

...and find individually-appropriate treatments is going to be greatly enhanced in the next decade or so." Duke University Medical Center researchers reported evidence Monday that inherited variants in three genes are associated with response to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/29/tec_310055.shtml
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