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Leonard Calabrese, D.O., of the Cleveland Clinic, talks with Rheumatology Network about chikungunya, a viral disease spread by mosquitoes that mimics arthritis. (nechaevkon/Shutterstock.com)


Research points to evidence showing that microorganisms inside our bodies could play a role in the development of arthritis, but it could also be a new therapeutic pathway.

Longing for the days when the radiology department was alive with discussion.

Leonard Calabrese, D.O.

With the spread of Zika virus rating as a "public health emergency" by the World Health Organization, another emerging mosquito-borne illness is worrying rheumatologists: chikungunya.

Top-down approaches, in which the mind of the therapist engages the mind of the patient, have dominated traditional psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

MRI distinguishes brain lesions, possibly supplementing existing diagnostic algorithms

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This MD misses the day when the decisions in care were made by her — the doctor — and the patients. Today, the insurance company has a say.

By having an exact plan of action in place, your company will suffer less from insurance company abuse and mistreatment, and you'll be managing them, instead of them managing you.


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