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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Urgent Care

The History and Present State of Urgent Care

Urgent care facilities are a relatively recent phenomenon, but account for a significant and growing portion of all health care in the United States. Here's an overview of the history and current trends in urgent care.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare, Technology

Diagnostic Labs and Blood Tests: Should I Get Them Through My Doctor?

The direct-to-consumer lab testing market has exploded in recent years and shows no signs of going away any time soon. Read on to learn more details and weigh the pros and cons of ordering tests online directly from Quest or LabCorp.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Lifestyle & Nutrition

8 Affordable Ways to Invest in Your Child’s Health

It's always expensive to raise a child, but it doesn't need to be a lot more expensive to raise a healthy child. It all comes down to prioritization.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Lifestyle & Nutrition

6 Good Reasons to Walk for the Earth’s Health and Yours

Walking has tremendous health benefits and causes far less pollution than driving. If you're simply too busy to walk for fun and exercise, then we recommend using walking as transportation whenever possible.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Pharmacy

How to Save Money at Online and Brick-and-Mortar Pharmacies

Intelligent people, including legislators and even industry experts, will admit that they struggle to understand exactly how prescription drug pricing works in the United States. Here's some background information to help you get started.

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Apr

5 Top Trends in Healthcare Technology to Watch in 2019

Several kinds of technology are transforming healthcare. This has promising and thought-provoking implications for clinicians and patients.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare

Finding a New Primary Care Physician Without Insurance

Here's why you shouldn't be scared off by the words "the doctor is not accepting new patients at this time."

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare

How Does Medical Billing Work and What Are CPT Codes?

If you've even been confused by a medical bill, you're not alone. Here's an overview of the CPT code system to help bring you some clarity.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Lifestyle & Nutrition

If You Care, Spare the Air

Keeping our air clean is not just an environmental issue but a public health issue!

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare

Why We Need Bilingual and Culturally Sensitive Doctors

Bridging the language barrier is not enough--everyone needs a doctor who also understands their cultural values.

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