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The top news stories in primary care today.
Optimal walking speed to thwart diabetes; These foods increase lifespan by a decade; US suicides reach record level - Morning Medical Update
UK detects swine flu; Mounjaro leads to more and faster weight loss; Biden boosts medical supplies - Morning Medical Update
Selfie-related deaths are a public health problem; No mortality benefits for vegetarian diet; Nursing home vaccination rates low - Morning Medical Update
Strawberries may increase cognitive function; Sexual minority youth more likely to be homeless; Over 1,000 health care professionals boycott journal - Morning Medical Update
Woman erases others medical debt after her death; New Crohn’s guidelines; New potential treatment for major depression - Morning Medical Update
Public health: A message for primary care
Practical steps for establishing relationships.
1 in 4 worried about holiday COVID; Flu soars in 7 states; Cough medicine prototype struck down - Morning Medical Update
New at home STD test; More pediatric ambulance calls are for mental health emergencies; Burnout support group - Morning Medical Update
Public health: Life expectancy drops
A team effort is needed to promote patient health.
Overnight ER stay increases death risk; Eating disorder insurance claims jump 65%; AI doctor in a box - Morning Medical Update
Public health: Dealing with Social Determinants of Health
Joining forces to address social determinants of health.
Conversion therapy denounced by 28 organizations; Elderly men account for most U.S. suicides; New rapid test for HIV and TB - Morning Medical Update
Public health: Not at odds with primary care
A continuum of health, not one or the other.
Current vitamin D recommendations not high enough; Male life expectancy falls to 73; Lung cancer survival rates rise - Morning Medical Update
Public health: A different world view
A new way to think about individual and public health.
Veterans health care coverage; Highest childhood vaccine exemptions; heart disease calculator - Morning Medical Update
The states seeing the biggest increases in Alzheimer’s disease
Where does your state rank?
Public health: Rethink the spending
We need more prevention on prevention and wellness.
42% of primary care doctors unsure of biologics to treat asthma; Toothpaste for peanut allergy; First vaccine for chikungunya virus - Morning Medical Update
Public health: ‘Miniscule’ investment
How much does America spend on public health?
Abortion clinic in Cancun for Americans; Tuberculosis at UMass Boston; $100 ambulance rides - Morning Medical Update
Public health: A response to new legislation
Reacting to the Bipartisan Primary Care and Health Workforce Act.
Breast implants save a man’s life; Newborn syphilis cases at dire levels; Walmart’s sensory friendly hours - Morning Medical Update
‘Bone smashing’ Tiktok trend; Spinal cord implant for Parkinson’s; Health organizations demand finalized menthol cigarette ban - Morning Medical Update
Vaccine Confidence Dips After COVID-19 Pandemic
New survey shows misinformation is eroding public trust in immunizations.
Trans ‘refugees’ flock to New Mexico; 10 million disenrolled from Medicaid; Cleveland Clinic earns most A grades - Morning Medical Update
Medicaid and health equity: a message to primary care
Why primary care physicians are the backbone of the U.S. health care system.
Tobacco use down in high schoolers; Over 40% unaware they have high cholesterol; Music as a painkiller - Morning Medical Update
Medicaid and health equity: Community health resources
Community health centers and workers need support and expansion.
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