Patients report that they trust their primary care practitioner the most, because a physician can address their problems in a real, personal way.
1 Apr 2021
Transitioning a patient with Down syndrome from a pediatric practice to an adult physician can be challenging due to a lack of willing physicians, who may not feel that they know enough to provide care.
1 Feb 2021
Disparities in outcomes created by COVID-19 have exposed long-standing gaps in health care, and in a larger sense, the fabric of the social safety net.
1 Sep 2020
The intervention included a website with weekly lessons, a web diary, instructional videos, computerized feedback, text messages, and monthly in-person meetings at the clinics.
27 Jun 2017
The past decade has seen research on diverticulitis that may help physicians take better care of patients.
1 Jul 2018
Internists are good at picking up on obstructive sleep apnea, but chronic insomnia is underdiagnosed among a sleepy patient population.
1 Sep 2017
Marijuana use has risen, so internists need to understand its real risks as well as its potential clinical uses, such as for chronic pain, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and multiple sclerosis spasticity symptoms.
1 Apr 2019
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, clinicians and organizations can temporarily offer incentives to get people vaccinated without violating federal anti-kickback statutes if certain safeguards are met.
1 Oct 2021
Living into one's centenarian years involves a little bit of genetic luck, and a lot of healthy lifestyle choices.
1 May 2017
By 2030, more than 20% of the U.S. population is expected to be over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The expected rise in functional impairment in later years can be staved off with a healthy lifestyle.
1 Feb 2017