Intrauterine devices were once unpopular in the United States, but are now gaining favor as a safe, reliable cost-effective form of birth control.
For the first time in the history of war, the number of psychological injuries has exceeded physical wounds. Primary care clinicians should be on guard for signs and symptoms of behavioral problems in returning troops and their children.
About 6 million U.S. children aged younger than 18 years have a food allergy and almost 40% have a history of severe reaction.
Gender bias continues to affect how much money physician assistants make, data presented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants’ 39th Annual PA Meeting indicate.
Family medicine physician assistants account for the largest segment of the practicing PA population – approximately one-in-four office visits are made to family medicine practitioners, making this area of medicine the cornerstone of integrated patient care.