Public Health : Health & Medical
How well do clinicians understand the concept of multimorbidity, and how can it help them to effectively diagnose and treat their patient populations?
Much attention has been given to the known risk factors that are contributing to increased incidence of diabetes, especially in women. But is diabetes on the rise independently of these factors?
How could social media potentially assist clinicians in the public health field to spread the word about preventive medicine and other issues?
How common are fears about radiation exposure in certain rescue workers, and how does psychological distress manifest in this subset of patients?
This interview with the executive director of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics offers insight on the increasing value and role of these clinics in the era of healthcare reform.
Which is more effective for quitting smoking in real-world use: nicotine replacement or varenicline?
Excessive noise is becoming ubiquitous in our society, both in the workplace and outside of it. Could noise be adversely effecting our blood pressure?
What level of alcohol use is considered safe, and at what point could someone be putting themselves at risk for a stoke? This study explores the issue.
Intimate partner violence is a prevalent public health problem affecting millions of families. What are common triggers?
This study looks at the use of cannabis as well as other potential factors which might serve as a gateway to cigarette smoking in young men.
How likely is it that patients who are newly diagnosed with diabetes will attend self-management education programs? This new study looks at the data.
Evidence shows that U.S. adults have been sleeping less and less. Is this trend contributing to the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity?
This new report outlines the potentially serious risks in indoor tanning in young people. What types of problems could present in this subset of patients?
HPV vaccine is generally recommended for younger girls--but how old is too old? Would a catch-up vaccination of older girls have beneficial effect?