Demand for physician assistants is on the rise, and the average salary for PAs has also increased.
Women who receive genetic counseling prior to undergoing BRCA testing display more knowledge of both the testing process and of the potential results.
Participants in the National Lung Screening Trial had a greater chance of quitting after clinicians scheduled follow-up counseling after screenings.
The influenza vaccine may be able to prevent approximately 57% of hospitalizations due to influenza pneumonia.
Focusing on humanistic qualities like empathy, altruism, and compassion can improve outcomes in health care.
Herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles, may occur in anyone previously infected with chicken pox, but is most common in adults 60 years and older due to an age-related decline in immunity.
Men should regularly be screened for prostate cancer, the leading cause of cancer death for men in the United States.
Three out of four U.S. adults have a "heart age" that is older than their chronological age, according to a Vital Signs report issued by the CDC.
Clinicians should be aware of the uncertainty regarding benefit of administering t-PA more than 3 hours after stroke onset.
Patients suffering chronic rhinosinusitis and obstructive sleep apnea may benefit from endoscopic sinus surgery, wrote Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH, and colleages in a recent study, published in JAMA Otolaryngoloy-Head and Neck Surgery.