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The Coronavirus and Inflammatory Arthritis
What is 2019 novel Coronavirus?
Ask The Expert Featuring Dr. David G. Borenstein MD
As one of the foremost experts on back pain and inflammatory conditions of the spine Dr. Borenstein has earned the recognition and praise of the medical community by being named an outstanding specialist in rheumatology in Washingtonian magazine and Best Doctors in America.
Back Pain and the Covid-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus 19 infection is a novel disease that has spread across the world. Since it is a new infection, all of the world’s population is at risk. Although the characteristics of this infection continue to be discovered, some factors have become clear. 

Understanding Low Back Pain and Who You Should See For Diagnosis and Treatment
Back pain is associated with over 60 conditions. Here are the types of health care professionals who treat back pain.

FDA Authorizes First at-Home Test Collection Kit For Covid-19
The FDA authorized the first COVID-19 diagnostic test with an at home collection option. The kits will “initially be made available to health care workers and first responders and the kits will be available to consumers “in the coming weeks.” 
May is Arthritis Awareness Month
May is Arthritis Awareness Month and for good reason. More than 54 million Americans 18 and older—or about 22% of the population—have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis by a doctor, according to a report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
Low Back and Neck Pain: The Most Expensive Health Disorders From 1996-2016
Researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, Washington reviewed government budgets, insurance claims, facility records, household surveys and official US records from 1996 to 2016. They estimated the spending for 154 health conditions. Spending growth rates were calculated for each payer and health condition.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Although the majority of skin cancers fall under basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (number of cases estimated to be around 5 million), most deaths are a result of melanoma which accounts for approximately 1% of cases.

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