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The reading room includes articles of potential interest to consumers and medical professionals. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the NC Medical Board, its members and staff.

The work-from-home doctor will see you now

San Francisco Chronicle
December 1, 2018
It’s been about two years since Dr. Ian Tong has seen a patient — in person, that is. But Tong treats patients all the time through a secure video-chatting application on his laptop, from the San Francisco headquarters of Doctor On Demand, the telemedicine company he helps lead as chief medical officer. The same goes for the roughly 150 physicians employed by Doctor On Demand who primarily work from home from all over the United States.

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What will 2019 bring for science and medicine?

December 31, 3018
It has been a tumultuous year for science and medicine, and also for the business and politics of both. And with CRISPR babies still in the headlines, Donald Trump still in the White House, and the Dow down again, 2019 is shaping up to be just as turbulent.

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