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Sleep Medicine – State Directory

Learn more about Sleep Medicine Specialists

A sleep medicine doctor specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating sleep and circadian rhythm disorders, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and shift work sleep disorder. A sleep medicine doctor cares for the physical and emotional health needs of people with sleep problems to improve their patients’ overall health and quality of life.

A sleep medicine doctor typically: 

  • Evaluates your medical history and sleep symptoms

  • Performs a physical exam

  • Orders and interprets sleep studies including polysomnograms, sleep latency tests, and maintenance of wakefulness tests

  • Diagnoses and treats sleep disturbances including lack of sleep, excessive sleepiness, and circadian rhythm problems

  • Prescribes medications

  • Provides or recommends cognitive behavioral counseling, psychotherapy, and sleep hygiene therapy

  • Provides surgical referrals

Sleep medicine doctors may also be known as sleep medicine specialists or sleep specialists.

There are 6819 specialists practicing Sleep Medicine in the United States with

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Evidence-Based Medicine Tutorial | College of Medicine

Definition of Evidence-Based Medicine

Evidence based medicine (EBM) was originally defined as the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.
(Sackett DL, Rosenberg WMC, Gray JAM, Haynes RB, Richardson WS. Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn’t. BMJ 1996; 312: 71-2)

The revised and improved definition of evidence-based medicine is a systematic approach to clinical problem solving which allows the integration of the best available research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
(Sackett DL, Strauss SE, Richardson WS,et al. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. London: Churchill-Livingstone,2000)

Evidence-Based Practice is defined as, “Making a conscientious effort to base clinical decisions on research that is most likely to be free from bias,

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Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ Tea Added to Starbucks Menu: Here’s the Recipe

A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company has made it part of the official beverage lineup!

The drink goes by the name Medicine Ball on social media because it can apparently help relieve cold symptoms.

AP Starbucks Adds Cold-Busting Drink to Its Menu

A Starbucks spokesperson told Clark.com in an email that the coffee chain noticed the beverage was gaining popularity in October 2016, particularly on Instagram.

There were so many requests for the tea-based drink that it earned a permanent spot on the menu in 2017.

Although people on social media refer to the beverage as the Medicine Ball or Cold Buster, you can order a Honey Citrus Mint Tea and your barista will know what you mean.

Here’s the recommended recipe:

UPDATE: Starbucks has a new drink that’s inspired by the Medicine Ball. It’s called Citrus Defender and the Vitamin

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The American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Notice as of Saturday, March 28, 2020, 11AM Eastern Time.

AAPM Mission

Advancing Education Advancing Science Advancing Professional Practice

If you are seeking a medical physicist to fill a career, temporary (Locum Tenens), contract, or training position, please visit our Career Services Center.

AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical

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American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskele… – PubMed

The purpose of this Position Stand is to provide guidance to professionals who counsel and prescribe individualized exercise to apparently healthy adults of all ages. These recommendations also may apply to adults with certain chronic diseases or disabilities, when appropriately evaluated and advised by a health professional. This document supersedes the 1998 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Position Stand, “The Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness, and Flexibility in Healthy Adults.” The scientific evidence demonstrating the beneficial effects of exercise is indisputable, and the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risks in most adults. A program of regular exercise that includes cardiorespiratory, resistance, flexibility, and neuromotor exercise training beyond activities of daily living to improve and maintain physical fitness and health is essential for most adults. The ACSM recommends that most adults engage in moderate-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for ≥30 min·d

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American Board of Addiction Medicine -American Board of Addiction Medicine

  • Aliya Jones, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Sharone Abramowitz, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    San Francisco, California

  • Ken Freedman, MD, MS, MBA

    Addiction Medicine

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    Boston, Massachusetts

  • Carolina Klein, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Alexandria, Virginia

  • Daniel Pisaniello, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Family Medicine
    Lowville, New York

  • Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP

    Addiction Medicine
    Family Medicine & Psychiatry
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Marjorie Voith, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Internal Medicine
    Riva, Maryland

  • Tim Brennan, MD, MPH

    Addiction Medicine
    Pediatrics
    New York, New York

  • Ralph Bharati, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Psychiatry
    Wichita, Kansas

  • Curtis Cummins, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Traverse City, Michigan

  • Brian Hurley, MD, MBA

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatrist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • P. Bradley Hall, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Family Medicine

    Bridgeport, West Virginia

  • C Marlo Baird, MD, MPH

    Addiction Medicine

    Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry

    Marlton, New Jersey

  • Ann Laurella

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    Excellence in Medicine Awards | American Medical Association

    Through the Excellence in Medicine Awards, the AMA Foundation recognizes physicians who exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, community engagement, leadership and dedication to the care of underserved populations.

    Excellence in Medicine Awards

    Applications for the 2018 Excellence in Medicine Awards are now closed. Our application portal will be updated later in 2018 with information for the 2019 application.

    List of awards:

    The Dr. Debasish Mridha Spirit of Medicine Award for the Selfless Elimination of Human Suffering

    Recognizes the work of a U.S. physician who has demonstrated altruism, compassion, integrity, leadership and personal sacrifice while providing quality health care to a destitute, distressed or marginalized population in an impoverished community.

    • Made possible by Debasish Mridha, MD

    The Dr. Edmond and Rima Cabbabe Dedication to the Profession Award

    Recognizes a physician who demonstrates active and productive improvement to the profession of medicine.

    • Made possible by Edmond Cabbabe, MD and Rima Cabbabe
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    Medicine Hunter | Medicine Hunter

    Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham. Photo by Jeff Skeirik

    The three-fold purpose of MEDICINE HUNTER, INC. is to promote natural, plant-based medicines, to protect the natural environment, and to support indigenous cultures. The company was founded by CHRIS KILHAM, a medicine hunter, author, educator and TV personality who has conducted medicinal plant research in over 45 countries and lectures worldwide about holistic wellness and botanical medicines. As a SPEAKER and guest expert on TV in U.S. and international markets, he advocates for traditional botanical medicines, including psychoactive and psychedelic plant medicines such as cannabis. Chris has been featured in The New York Times, Outside Magazine, Psychology Today, Playboy, LA Weekly and Newsweek and appeared on CNN, NBC Nightly News, The Dr. Oz Show, ABC Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, ABC 20/20 and many other top-tier media venues. He has written fourteen BOOKS, including The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook, Psyche Delicacies

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    The Culinary Medicine Curriculum : CulinaryMedicine.org

    The Health meets Food curriculum is the world’s most comprehensive Culinary Medicine curriculum for physicians and allied health professionals. Find out more about our programming and the network of over 50 academic medical centers using our courseware, including medical schools, nursing schools, and residency programs. Our partners are leading the change in how healthcare professionals are trained so that they can have more meaningful conversations with their patients about food and health.

    Here you can meet the leadership of the Culinary Medicine programs at sites across America, find out how your medical school or other program can get access to the Health meets Food courseware, and read about our research.


    Upcoming CME Classes Across the Country

    You can see a detailed schedule for our Continuing Medical Education classes and sign up at our CME page.

    Health meets Food


    Health meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2020

    June 4 – June 7, 2020 | 

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