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Discussing direct benefits increases parents' intent to vaccinate

Emphasizing only societal benefits of MMR vaccine does not increase intention of parents to vaccinate.

Cancer drug may restore hair in alopecia patients

Bone marrow cancer drug ruxolitinib appears to restore hair in patients with alopecia areata.

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

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Discussing direct benefits increases parents' intent to vaccinate

Discussing direct benefits increases parents' intent to vaccinate

Emphasizing only societal benefits of MMR vaccine does not increase intention of parents to vaccinate.

Cancer drug may restore hair in alopecia patients

Cancer drug may restore hair in alopecia patients

Bone marrow cancer drug ruxolitinib appears to restore hair in patients with alopecia areata.

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

Stay alert for malnutrition in older patients

Stay alert for malnutrition in older patients

Sixty percent of older patients presenting to emergency department are malnourished or at risk.

CVD risks hit blacks, females harder

CVD risks hit blacks, females harder

Cutting traditional risk factors could eliminate significant amount of cardiovascular disease

High-dose flu shot better for seniors

High-dose flu shot better for seniors

A high-dose trivalent vaccine demonstrated improved protection for seniors against flu than the standard-dose vaccine.

Rapid HIV screening in ED setting accurate, feasible

Rapid HIV screening in ED setting accurate, feasible

Program serves as model for delivering public health measure in acute care setting.

Are PAs and NPs undergoing enough dermatologic training?

Are PAs and NPs undergoing enough dermatologic training?

NPs and PAs are independently performing 2.6 million dermatologic procedures in the United States.

High-dose aspirin still prescribed after myocardial infarction

High-dose aspirin still prescribed after myocardial infarction

Although data suggests low-dose aspirin offers similar results without the risk of bleeding, high-dose aspirin is still more commonly prescribed.

Does lowering sodium intake benefit or hurt CVD risk?

Does lowering sodium intake benefit or hurt CVD risk?

Three studies provide further evidence for complex link between sodium intake, cardiac health.

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