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Managing pain in primary care

Managing pain in primary care

A FNP reflects on his experiences working with pain management patients prescribed opioids.

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.

Where's the databank of biased providers?

Where's the databank of biased providers?

A national databank is necessary and would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.

AAPA: Stemming the rise in obesity through effective care delivery

AAPA: Stemming the rise in obesity through effective care delivery

Obesity is a chronic, progressive disease, and continued communication on prevention and treatment is paramount to reversing the status quo.

Dermographism: Writing on the skin

Dermographism: Writing on the skin

The cause of dermographic urticaria is unknown, but appears to be related to a mast cell abnormality and is probably autoimmune in nature.

Commentary

Opioid use in middle-aged adults

Clinicians are in the unique position to educate and counsel middle-aged adults about their opioid use and influence strategies needed to provide effective pain control.

What is the future of health care under President Trump?

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could endanger the health of tens of millions of Americans.

Teen pregnancy prevention program

The program strives to modify teen attitudes toward sexuality and bring about life-changing behavior.

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