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Archive for February, 2013

Making the Case for Telemedicine

Today neurologists are faced with two key challenges: an increasing shortage of cognitive care specialists and an aging population riddled with neurologic conditions, such as stroke and dementia.  As a result, patients with limited access to neurologic expertise, including those living in rural or geographically underserved areas, individuals with limited mobility, and those deployed in the military, have felt the brunt of these obstacles. (more…)

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Marathon Training Part 2: Choose Your Own Focus

This is the second in a three-part series on training for the Pittsburgh Marathon.

Dragging the human body through hundreds of miles in training and then either the 26.2-mile marathon or 13.1-mile half-marathon isn’t all feet, legs, muscles, bones, sinew, circulatory system and fuel.

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