New research finds many providers don't adequately emphasize the importance of the HPV vaccine — and most patients don't understand the dangers of the infection.
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a fast-acting skin patch that efficiently delivers medication to attack melanoma cells.
The U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce has temporarily revised its guidelines for illicit drug use screening, now advising healthcare practitioners to do so...
Since 2001, the number of children not vaccinated for preventable diseases has quadrupled. This cultural shift has left pediatricians, as well as primary care and family medicine providers in a tough spot.
When debating a contentious issue, forcefully explaining your point of view without listening to what your opponent has to say rarely works,...
For many victims of human trafficking, their only chance to find freedom comes when and if they see a healthcare provider.
That mothers and babies of color experience much higher maternal and infant mortality rates than their white counterparts has been well-documented. New research indicates this disparity extends to the NICU, too.
As fall approaches, so does peak season for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a mysterious illness that causes “polio-like” symptoms.
Violence isn't routinely addresses in primary care even though it's a leading cause of death among people between 1 and 44 years old. Learn how to integrate violence screenings into your everyday practice.
The U.S. News 2019 ranking of best children's hospitals provides several additional data points indicating that high nurse staffing drives revenue.
More parents are relying on social media for recipes for alternatives to store-bought, safety-related products and don't know they're risking their child's health.
The purpose of the military's Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT) is to stop arterial blood flow from an injured limb in adults. In...
For many kids, frequent stomach problems aren't just an excuse to get out of class. They're often a symptom of something much darker.
To stop the current measles outbreak, educating people about vaccine safety is crucial—and nurses and PAs have a unique platform to do so.
In partnership with Nemours Children's Health System. Zika Viruses Show Potential as Treatment for High-Risk Childhood Cancer
When kids have a rash, parents typically worry. It is the job of the healthcare provider to simultaneously calm down parents while...
Radiologic imaging, including computed tomography (CT), continues to be a standard approach to diagnosing pediatric conditions in the emergency department. In a...
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Almost 10% of patients who are on prescription opioid medications after heart surgery continue to use opioids more than 90 days after...