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Initiatives for Health and Climate Change

Increasing temperatures and changing frequency of floods, droughts, heatwaves, and storms have direct effects on physical and mental health.

Examining Physician Salaries in the US

Decreasing physicians' salaries will not improve the cost of health care in the United States, but it may discourage individuals from entering the healthcare field.

CMS Rule May Affect Some Specialists

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that could result in steep payment reductions for physicians of certain specialties in 2018.

Utilizing International Radiologists in US Hospitals

There are thousands of international radiologists who are capable of composing clear and intelligible reports for hospitals in the United States.

Physician Burnout: Expanding the Solutions

Although there has been growing awareness of physician burnout in recent years, the problem has continued to increase.

Reducing Overcrowding in the Emergency Department

Overcrowding in the emergency department is a complex multifactorial problem borne of a fundamental supply-and-demand mismatch.

Psychology Behind Weight Loss Supplements

Restricted-calorie diets and increased exercise regimens produce an extremely wide range of weight loss outcomes.

Preparing Your Patients for Natural Disasters

For patients with cardiovascular disease, the stress of natural disasters can increase the risk of adverse events.

Latest Features

Guidelines Released for Chronic Pain Management in Patients With HIV

Guidelines Released for Chronic Pain Management in Patients With HIV

The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America has released new guidelines chronic pain management in patients with HIV.

Should We Close the Book on Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Migraine?

Should We Close the Book on Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Migraine?

Recent research has suggested that patent foramen ovale closure surgery might be a preventive measure against future migraine attacks.

Tracking Global Progress on Health and Climate Change Initiatives

Tracking Global Progress on Health and Climate Change Initiatives

Increasing temperatures and changing frequency of floods, droughts, heatwaves, and storms have direct effects on physical and mental health.

Latest Blogs

The Fight Against Obesity: Helping Patients Lose Weight

The Fight Against Obesity: Helping Patients Lose Weight

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With rates of obesity increasing in the United States, it can be a challenge to help patients successfully lose weight.

Health Care Costs in the US: Are Physician Salaries Really the Problem?

Health Care Costs in the US: Are Physician Salaries Really the Problem?

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Decreasing physicians' salaries will not improve the cost of health care in the United States, but it may discourage individuals from entering the healthcare field.

Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care: The Nurse Practitioner's Role

Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care: The Nurse Practitioner's Role

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Modern treatments for hepatitis C have improved outcomes and experiences for patients.

Can We Raise Awareness About Biased Healthcare Providers?

Can We Raise Awareness About Biased Healthcare Providers?

Medical boards often deal with issues of bias, and it's not unheard of for providers to be held accountable for such behavior.

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