Roughly half of all family medicine and internal medicine positions remained unfilled last year, leaving large gaps in primary care access for many communities.
The nation’s youth, and its smoke-free air need federal protection from vapors from e-cigarettes, according to a set of recommendations released Aug. 25 by the American and Heart Association.
Recommendations have been provided for the use of fluoride in caries prevention in the primary care setting and published online Aug. 25 as a clinical report in Pediatrics.
Although confusional arousals are common in the general population, they may be associated with other factors, such as medication consumption, sleep disorders, and mental disorders, according to research published in the Aug. 26 issue of Neurology.
Efforts to combat the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa have gone global as Japan recently announced efforts to provide medical assistance to the cause.
Low birth weight is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes in black women, independent of body mass index, according to research published in the September issue of Diabetes Care.
Hospital and health care providers should follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for care of patients with Ebola, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Aug. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.