Linda Peckel

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World Health Organization: Five-Year Plan to Address 10 Biggest Global Health Threats

World Health Organization: Five-Year Plan to Address 10 Biggest Global Health Threats

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In an effort to effectively address global health concerns, the WHO has announced the 13th General Programme of Work, a 5-year strategic plan spanning from 2019 to 2023.

Clinical Challenge: Addressing Psoriasis and Comorbid Obesity

Clinical Challenge: Addressing Psoriasis and Comorbid Obesity

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Obesity is an independent risk factor for the development of psoriasis and is associated with a worse prognosis.

Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

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Skin disorders, particularly those with known inflammatory mechanisms, may be considered potential early markers for the development of insulin resistance leading to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Machine Learning in Dermatology: Overcoming Data Gaps in Skin Cancer Detection for Smarter Diagnosis

Machine Learning in Dermatology: Overcoming Data Gaps in Skin Cancer Detection for Smarter Diagnosis

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We can leverage the agility of machine learning to point out unmet clinical needs and improve clinical practice.

Pay-Per-Care in Dermatology, Part 2: Alternative Pay Practices Make Their Case

Pay-Per-Care in Dermatology, Part 2: Alternative Pay Practices Make Their Case

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Advocates of direct-pay models have pointed to ways in which out-of-pocket costs of noninsurance accepting practices are often lower than what would be charged under insurance because of copays, deductibles, and stratification of coverage that often excludes all or portions of treatment.

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