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It's a Digital World: Screen Time Recommendations ...

We definitely live in a different day and age than when I was a child... As children, my siblings and I just opened the ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Preventive Medicine, Public Health


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Using Policy to Impact HPV Vaccine Rates

For more than 10 years we have had a safe and effective vaccine that can prevent several types of cancer. I understand t ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Infectious Diseases, Preventive Medicine, Women's Health


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Measles Outbreak - A Public Health Concern

The modern world was turned upside down in 1997 when researcher Andrew Wakefield suggested there was a direct correlatio ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Preventive Medicine, Public Health


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Cardiovascular Health Promotion—A Must Read ...

PAs and NPs are encouraged to read a recent issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on cardiovascular ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Preventive Medicine


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What is the Best Treatment for Painful Osteoporoti ...

Pop quiz: What is the best method of treatment for osteoporotic compression fractures of the spine? Nonsurgical treatme ...

Filed under: Rheumatology


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A View of Rheumatology From 31 Years And 30,000 Fe ...

The last 31 years of my PA career has been in the subspecialty of rheumatology. As I reflect on the changes in the field ...

Filed under: Rheumatology


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Was the Apple Heart Study Virtually Useless?

My wife absolutely loves her Apple Watch and would admit that it is like her crack cocaine: she feels compelled to close ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Preventive Medicine


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Universal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinica ...

The National Institutes of Health have begun the first clinical trial of an innovative universal influenza vaccine candi ...

Filed under: Allergy/Immunology, Health Policy and Trends, Public Health


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Fluoroquinolone Use and the Potential Risk for Aor ...

Fluoroquinolones have long been a popular class of antibiotics for use in a myriad of infections. There are even newer f ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Infectious Diseases


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