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Measles Is Preventable. How Did the World End Up Back Here?

Health professionals must encourage vaccination and fight misinformation

May 19, 2024
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Opinion
When it Comes to Preventive Health, Play the Long Game

Proposed budget scoring legislation can boost disease prevention and drive cost savings

May 18, 2024
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Supported Exercise Intervention Helps Black Women With Obesity Shed Weight

Pilot program cut HbA1c, boosted functional mobility, and fostered camaraderie

May 11, 2024
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Opinion
New School Meal Standards: An Encouraging Step Towards Healthier Kids

The momentum coming from the federal government is promising

May 10, 2024
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83% of Adults With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms Are Undiagnosed

Researchers urge for better screening and intervention

May 08, 2024
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Opinion
I Didn't Truly Understand Opioid Addiction Until It Killed My Son

Despite being a doctor, I learned too late that substance use disorder is a treatable disease

May 07, 2024
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Having a PCP Important in Cervical Cancer Screening, Especially for LGB Women

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual cisgender women with PCP more likely to be up-to-date with screening

May 06, 2024
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Opinion
What If States Paid People to Stop Using Drugs and Smoking?

This underutilized strategy has proven effective

May 04, 2024
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Increasing the Dose of Smoking Cessation Treatments Improved Abstinence

Switching from combined nicotine replacement therapy to varenicline promising, but didn't last

May 03, 2024
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Study: Skinny-Leg Runners Face Higher Rates of Knee Arthritis

Questions about risks from weight-bearing activities may now be settled

Apr 30, 2024
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Opinion
'Me-Search' and Short-Sightedness Have No Place in Suicide Research

To prevent more deaths, the field of suicide research needs to evolve

Apr 29, 2024
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Opinion
Burnout Is Not Going Away. Here Are Three 'Microskills' to Mitigate It.

Too many physicians are not meeting their own basic needs

Apr 25, 2024
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New Consensus Recs for Oral Immunotherapy in Food Allergies

Allergist Zahida Maskatia, MD, shares how the guidelines will change practice

Apr 17, 2024
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Automated, Personalized Outreach Boosts CRC Screening in Diverse Patient Population

Absolute improvement of 30-40% in screening participation after 1 year

Apr 16, 2024
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