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Image of the Week: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 5, 2014


We selected this image of the week in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 50% of smokers will develop a pulmonary nodu… Read More

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Figure 1 is Now Available in South Africa

November 4, 2014


We’re excited to announce that Figure 1 is officially launching in South Africa today! We are thrilled to have the South African medica… Read More

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November 3, 2014


Figure 1’s Latest Update Today we are releasing one of our biggest updates to Figure 1 yet. This new version prioritizes the… Read More

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Ambassador of the Month: Neek LaMantia

October 31, 2014


This month’s student ambassador of the month is Neek LaMantia, a third year dental student at the University of California, San Francisco. N… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week – Conjoined Twins

October 30, 2014


Conjoined twins are incredibly rare, occurring about once in every 200,000 live births. These twins were seen on a medical mission trip. The… Read More

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Image of the Week: Rattlesnake Bite

October 22, 2014


This patient was bitten by a rattlesnake. Hand edema was present upon arrival at the hospital, and proximal progression of edema was measure… Read More

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Image of the Week: Pneumoperitoneum

October 15, 2014


This x-ray demonstrates a dramatic case of pneumoperitoneum, sometimes called free air under the diaphragm. This finding can be subtle but s… Read More

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Image of the Week: Autologous Apheresis Treatment

October 9, 2014


This collection of stem cells was harvested for future autologous transplantation using apheresis. In order to collect stem cells from the b… Read More

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Best Practices for Healthcare Professionals Sharing Information Online

October 2, 2014


There has been a lot of discussion recently about healthcare professionals sharing information about patients online. This is an issue that… Read More

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Image of the Week: A Pediatric Heart Transplant

October 1, 2014


This image provides a rare look into a pediatric heart transplant procedure. The recipient in this case is a 13 month-old patient with conge… Read More

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Student Ambassador of the Month Profile: Bradley Morris

September 26, 2014


Our Ambassador of the Month for September is Bradley Morris from the School of Medicine at University College Cork in Ireland. What year of… Read More

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Student Ambassador of the Month Profile: Michelle Chiu

August 15, 2014


Our Ambassador of the Month for August is Michelle Chiu from the faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. What year of you… Read More