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Addressing ASCVD Risk in HIV: An Update to the DHHS HIV Guidelines

The incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is estimated to be twice as high in persons living with ...


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Addressing ASCVD Risk in HIV: An Update to the DHHS HIV Guidelines

Doxy-PEP: A New Opportunity to Reduce STIs

According to CDC data from 2022, more than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the ...

Filed under: Nurses Week, Infectious Diseases, Urology, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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Guidance on Opioid Tapering

Within the United States, pain is the most common reason for adults to seek medical care within both outpatient and inpa ...

Filed under: Neurology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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Patient Education: Safe Use of Opioid Analgesics a ...

When providing patients with prescriptions of any type, it is best practice to also provide them with education on the m ...

Filed under: Neurology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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Treatment of COVID-19: Practical Questions and Ins ...

Is it reasonable to prescribe a 5-day supply of an oral antiviral to people traveling abroad with risk factors for sever ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Assessment of COVID-19: Practical Questions and In ...

How long should people isolate when they test positive for COVID-19?The CDC recommends that one should stay home for at ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Tackling Disparities in HIV Prevention

Racial and ethnic disparities have been a problem in the HIV epidemic since the very beginning. Recently, the National H ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Women's Health, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Navigating Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Chronic ...

The concept of multimodal treatment in chronic pain management goes back to some of the early established pain clinics i ...

Filed under: Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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Strategies for APPs in Primary Care: Promoting PrE ...

As a family nurse practitioner and a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University in Phi ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Women's Health, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Monkeypox: Clinical Recognition

As healthcare providers, we have been alerted by local public healthcare agencies, healthcare institutions, the internet ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health


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