Premature birth is also known as preterm birth. It is defined as a baby born alive before reaching the gestational age (term to describe...
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Encala is an effective medical nutrition therapy for malabsorption that provides high-calorie fats and facilitates absorption of dietary fats.
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Family building via assisted reproduction or gestational surrogacy is complicated and requires planning. COVID-19 has made it more difficult.
Ilchi Lee, the author of 'Water Up Fire Down', shares powerful tips to manage your stress by using an Asian medicine energy principle.
Surgeons should hone their non-technical skills (communication, teamwork, leadership) as they are key elements of patient safety.
Severe eating disorders may be accompanied by life-threatening medical complications that require stabilization before psychiatric treatment.
Telehealth utilization under Medicaid surged during the pandemic providing needed services to the vulnerable. Ongoing funding must be ensured
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A key benefit peer support providers bring to addiction treatment settings is their lived experience with SUD recovery. There are many more.
If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You likely won't but a dermatologist will. Many skin cancers are curable if found early.
Social media offers doctors opportunities to educate patients, provide better customer service, reduce visits, improve scheduling, and increase loyalty.
Aging is associated with increased risk of poor vision. It, in turn, increases risk for senior falls. Vigilance is needed to prevent both.
While not a solution to the maternal health crisis, good communication can help expectant patients feel safe getting care during COVID-19.
Vasectomies have benefits for both men and women. It's easier, safer, and less costly than tubal ligation.
Headache, upset stomach & feeling run down the morning after over-consumption is common. How can you know if it's a bad hangover or something more serious?
A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers
A medical student finally learned how to give permission to himself to explore his memories and experience his emotions.