Morning Medical Update: New mpox campaign in Colorado; Medical schools aren’t preparing students to care for LGBTQ patients; Potentially deadly bacteria in Gulf states
The top news stories in primary care today.
How the COVID-19 pandemic eased worries about affording health care
Federal laws maintained Medicaid enrollment and made Marketplace plans more affordable for more people.
Morning Medical Update: Sedentary habits harm bones; Malpractice lawsuits over denied abortions; Gallons of missing fentanyl lead to big fines
America’s oldest counties: a slideshow
U.S. Census Bureau figures show the graying of America.
Morning Medical Update: ‘No kill’ meat approved by USDA; 40% of US population spent $0 for healthcare in 2019; Harvard Medical School morgue manager indicted
Morning Medical Update: Lack of transportation waives healthcare; All adults under 65 should be screened for anxiety; Doctor who sold COVID vaccine waiver to dog loses license
Which Americans are most affected by prescription drug costs?
Here’s a look at cost-related non-adherence among select population groups.
Morning Medical Update: West Nile Virus cases rising; New suicide hotline struggling to keep up with volume; Ozempic side effects
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Morning Medical Update: Free medical marijuana certifications for Juneteenth; Patient catches fire and highlights need for prevention; Med-Cal lottery woman wins just in time
Morning Medical Update: Teens turning to drastic measures to lose weight; Alzheimer’s in the gut; Patients less likely to buy generic after bad news
Morning Medical Update: Skin benefits of blueberries; International rights group calls out US hospitals; Suicide and homicide rates continue to rise for young Americans
How much do Americans spend on primary care?
The U.S. spends more than 18% of its Gross Domestic Product on health care, the most of any industrialized country.
Morning Medical Update: Texas governor signs patient safety bill; 1.7 million Americans use health sharing arrangements; Next COVID vaccine should only target XBB strains
Morning Medical Update: Brain tumor vaccine shows promise; Biden admin finalizes deal preserving preventative care; Is nut consumption linked to longevity?
The ABCs of malpractice insurance
Here are answers to some basic questions about malpractice insurance.
Morning Medical Update: How stress impacts comfort food consumption; 3D printed lungs helping study health risk of aerosols; Cryptic COVID case in Columbus
8 best practices for medical malpractice defense
Prepare as if you expect to be sued.
Survey results: Threats, opportunities facing primary care physicians
What’s the state of primary care? Physicians told us in our exclusive survey.
Morning Medical Update: Older folks found to foist more moist particles into the air; Covid Czar leaves White House; New drug for marijuana addiction shows promise
Morning Medical Update: Gut bacteria and longevity; People with focal epilepsy often have seizures while driving before diagnosis; Chemo drug shortage
Morning Medical Update: Face masks and wildfire smoke; Non-sterile, single-use pneumatic tourniquet cuffs conservation strategies; Suicide assessment tool
Employers use various tactics to find and keep health care staff
AMGA survey lists responses to a job market that remains a challenge in 2023.
Morning Medical Update: Johnson and Johnson shot no longer authorized in U.S.; 22% of diabetic adults don’t know their A1C levels; Storing e-bikes and e-scooters inside can be dangerous
Morning Medical Update: New CDC director; 63% of children do not receive mental health services after firearm injury; Suicide attempts peak season
Morning Medical Update: Eyedrops to slow progression of nearsightedness; U.S. life expectancy problem; 1 in 5 physicians intend to leave medicine in next 2 years
Unequal treatment: States with the greatest costs
Health care expenses, lost productivity, premature deaths are adding up to billions in costs for the nation, a new study says.
Morning Medical Update: U.S. teen birth rate hits historic low; Chemical in common sweetener destroys DNA; More than 80% of drug users test positive for fentanyl
Morning Medical Update: Weight loss surgeries for teens and kids on the rise; Emotional effects of a hysterectomy; Tick bite risk
Top 15 cities with the worst mental health conditions
If you practice around these towns, your patients may have more needs than other parts of the country.
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