Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years, discusses substance abuse, sexual activity, and other sensitive topics many clinicians do not ask their patients.
The Affordable Care Act is associated with moderate reductions in the cost burden for the lowest-, low-, and middle-income households.
Some believe clinics offering 24-hour primary care may facilitate the quality of patient care.
Healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to reverse the new CMS policy that has the potential to jeopardize patient access to Part B drug therapies.
Both CVS and Aetna care deeply about the prices of pharmaceuticals, but they are hoping to maximize company profits, not consumer savings.
Nonuniversity-based residency-trained surgeons and university-based residency-trained surgeons have distinct practice patterns.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.
Practicing after childbirth, wage gaps, and additional work from home are some of the factors that cause burnout in female physicians.
The FIT and the MT-sDNA are evidence-based tests that should be considered for CRC screening when a colonoscopy cannot be performed.
PAs should always keep in mind the sacred responsibility of the job: the knowledge to know what to do for our patients, and when and how to do it.
Policy analysts at the CDC and another, as yet unnamed Department of Health and Human Services agency, have been informed to stop using certain terms in documents to be used in next year's budget.
The FDA is proposing a new, risk-based enforcement approach to homeopathic drug products that have the greatest potential to harm patients.
Each year the Cleveland Clinic announces what its panel of physicians and scientists believe to be the most important medical innovations that will have the greatest impact in the upcoming year.
Individuals who consume hot tea daily may have a lower risk of developing glaucoma.
NP's take the time to listen and understand what the patient wants or is thinking, even if that means performing multimodal therapy.
Average birth weights among infants born in Flint, Michigan, have decreased after the city's shift from using the Detroit Water Authority to the Flint River for its tap water source.
Although awareness of physician burnout has increased, the problem continues to affect medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.
The American Heart Association has released a statement detailing their concerns about the tax reform bill.
A Minnesota-based hospital chain fires about 50 employees for refusal to receive the influenza vaccine.
Meta-analyses suggest that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day has more associated health benefits than risks.
More tests might be administered to transgender individuals who are female, black, or sex workers.
Lowest US consumption rates for fruits in vegetables found in males, young adults, and impoverished adults.
The FDA has published recommendations to prevent foodborne illnesses during the holiday season.
US Surgical residents have severe stress and high burnout levels during general training.
The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the constitutionality of a law requiring HIV-infected individuals to tell their sexual partners of their illness.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners celebrates National NP Week from November 12-18.
A national databank is necessary and would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have specific health needs that become increasingly important as they age and should become an important part of primary care.
Depressive symptoms increase during the internship year for training physicians, with a greater increase among women.
The FDA has provided guidelines for a safe Halloween that include injury prevention from costumes and contact lenses and illness from sweet treats.