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Predicting Dementia Risk

We have good tools these days to predict dementia risk in a person using risk calculators that collect lifestyle and medical history data. Blood tests and imaging studies can also be used, but they often only add more color to the substance. For those who are quite healthy, their biggest health risk may be aging […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer Through Lifestyle Choices

Preventing colon cancer is a better use of your time and energy than screening for it or treating it. That should intuitively make sense, but of course, it isn’t always easy to do. Before we dive into this topic, it’s important to understand the process of scientific research; there can be an odd article here […]

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Early Cancer Detection Tests

We don’t run early cancer detection tests here at Digital Nomad Health, but we have good resources for our patients who want to be proactive with cancer care. Our focus remains on what we can do to decrease the risk of cancer but it’s important to arm our patients with existing resources. Early Cancer Detection […]

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A Health Strategy For Health Decisions

How to decide what to do and what not to do for your health. Because we are constantly facing health decisions and marketing experts hope that we make one choice over another. A personal health strategy will make health decisions easier. It’s tough enough making decisions about our health but it’s even tougher when you’re […]

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Preventing Cancer

As a Primary Care practice, we focus on preventing disease over treating it. An example we use is that regular oil changes on a car will preserve the drive train and make eventual repairs easier and less costly. Preventing cancer is similar in the human body. Leading Causes of Cancer We know that inflammation, genetic […]

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Health Planning Before Traveling

Before traveling abroad as a digital nomad or retiring overseas as an expat, there are a few health planning tips to consider. As a virtual Primary Care clinic, we often manage our patient’s health once they end up overseas. With some planning, it can make the process much easier. 1. Find a Doctor Whether it’s […]

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The Digital Frontier: Why Virtual Primary Care is the Future of Healthcare

Since the 1970s, physicians have communicated with patients consistently via telephone, and not until recently the term telemedicine came about to allow for insurance billing. A few years later, only in the past 3-4 years, Virtual Primary Care gained popularity. In 2017, I recall interviewing for a clinical position with a popular telemedicine company that […]