Bryan weighs in at 210 lbs, and he's 10 years old. He wants to be a policeman, but gets tired going up stairs. What can we do for him?
An automated data collection system enables public health officials to categorize online vaccine information as negative or positive, and by location.
During testimony to a Congressional subcommittee on primary health and aging, emphasis on support for a strong primary care service.
First-time consumers are able to complete one application and review the range of health insurance options available.
The proposed order would reclassify sunlamp products from Class 1 to Class 2 medical devices and require the devices undergo premarket FDA review.
Nurses provided care comparable in quality to general practitioners for a number of low complexity primary care health problems.
A federal judge ruled today that the U.S. government must make Plan B and Plan B One-Step available over the counter for all ages
The PCEP, an unfunded provision of the Affordable Care Act, is important to improving public health, translating research into practice.
Overall increases in primary care demand modest, but need for healthcare services is greater in some areas.
Medicare providers and medical researchers brace for cuts from fiscal impasse.
Primarily used in food and drink packaging, ingestion of bisphenol A has recently been linked to obesity, diabetes, and reproductive disorders.
Should more hospital systems institute smoke-free hiring policies?
The agency offers advice to industry for developing tamper-resistant opioid painkiller formulations.
Pattern of poorer health outcomes means Americans are less likely to live to age 50.
Deconditioning -- a complication of POTS -- is also a common cause of morbidity and mortality in preventable diseases such as obesity.
Greater cooperation needed between federal and state health inspectors to oversee compounding pharmacies, which fall into a regulatory gray zone between various state and federal laws.
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Report identified 3,946 electronic health record-related medical errors from 2004 to 2012.
Eighty-five percent of Americans rated registered nurses' honesty and ethical standards as "very high" or "high."
Only about one in five graduating internal medicine residents in the United States plan to enter primary care.
Increasing the tax on cigarettes could reduce the federal deficit, despite the fact that people would be living longer on Medicare.
A small overall reduction the average BMI of U.S. adults could improve projected obesity trends.
Let's recognize primary care providers at community health centers for their integral role in decreasing U.S. health-care costs and creating a healthier America.
Individuals with employer-sponsored private health insurance report more negative patient experiences and less satisfaction vs. those on Medicare.
The need to educate patients and help them make difficult lifestyle changes requires clinicians to think differently and offer novel treatment approaches.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). View Clinical Advisor's summary and top highlights of the high court's decision.
The U.S. Preventive Task Force advises clinicians to refer patients with a BMI of 30 kg/m² or more to intensive multicomponent behavioral weight loss interventions.
Health officials identify specific tests or procedures commonly, but not always practically, used in their respective fields in the Choosing Wisely campaign.
Employing professional translators for non-English speaking patients in hospital emergency departments (EDs) reduces miscommunication and errors, study results suggest.
Less than half of the drugs listed in the 2009 Physicians' Desk Reference had pediatric information.
Hospitals and clinics that do not meet EHR meaningful use requirements by 2015 will face escalating Medicare and Medicaid payment penalties.