Primary Care/Family Medicine
A new report finds important gaps when it comes to addressing the economic and social conditions that cause healthcare disparities in the United States.
Instances of hepatitis C have grown so much in recent years that the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce is expanding its screening protocol.
A surprising factor might be to blame for worse health outcomes in older individuals: ageism in healthcare settings.
As wearable health tech explodes in the market, questions remain about its accuracy and safety. Here's what to tell patients.
According to new research, common beliefs about the resounding health effects of certain foods may be just that — beliefs.
More than half of Americans have delayed healthcare in the past year due to financial burdens of care.
Many endometriosis sufferers are taking symptom relief into their own hands by using cannabis and CBD, research finds. Learn about the risks — and if it works.
Research finds obese people and possibly other groups are less protected by the flu shot than the general pop. Keep them safe with these tips.
What's more, patients are often hesitant to talk to their providers about it. Learn how to approach the topic and safer alternatives to recommend.
New research finds that two pain killers branded as safe alternatives to opioids can actually be life-threatening. Learn when and how to prescribe them.
Nurses can improve treatment and access for people living with HIV/AIDs at every point along the care continuum.
The new measures prioritize a patient-centered approach and prioritize controlling HBP below the new ACC/AHA target of 130/80 mm Hg.
The resounding message: These tests are not accurate enough for consumers to be using without medical oversight.
It’s hard to imagine wanting to intentionally cut or burn yourself, given the severe pain such injuries can cause. But intentional self-harm...
As the population ages, more of your patients will receive care at home from someone without a medical background. Registered nurses and...
Individuals with mild to moderate mental health problems don't need to see a specialty to receive quality treatment, according to new research.
Nutrition is a top concern among diabetes patients. In fact, “What can I eat?” is the most common question diabetes patients ask...
For individuals living with type 2 diabetes and obesity, the decision whether to have weight-loss surgery can be stressful, but a new...
Two recent investigations explored the mechanisms behind which measles works. What they found was that vaccinations not only protect against the disease...
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By Robert Lewis and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated...