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Primary care is the initial point of contact between a patient and the healthcare system that provides individuals with access to the information and resources they need for optimal health outcomes.

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Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Medicaid expansion may lead to earlier diagnosis, improved care for colon cancer patients

Medicaid expansion may lead to earlier diagnosis, improved care for colon cancer patients

Study identifies hot spots for colorectal cancer mortality rates among young women

Study identifies hot spots for colorectal cancer mortality rates among young women

Study examines the diagnosis of exercise‐induced respiratory symptoms in children

Study examines the diagnosis of exercise‐induced respiratory symptoms in children

Scientists analyze trends in hepatitis B vaccination

Scientists analyze trends in hepatitis B vaccination

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

OHIO professor's new study focuses on strategies hospitals adopt to address the opioid epidemic

OHIO professor's new study focuses on strategies hospitals adopt to address the opioid epidemic

COVID-19 loneliness study reveals significant depressive symptoms in 80% of young adults

COVID-19 loneliness study reveals significant depressive symptoms in 80% of young adults

Cardiovascular risk factor control is vital for adults with Type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular risk factor control is vital for adults with Type 2 diabetes

COVID-19 outbreak on an American aircraft carrier: A case study in transmission

COVID-19 outbreak on an American aircraft carrier: A case study in transmission

Elastic-free facial masks could benefit individuals with contact dermatitis during COVID-19

Elastic-free facial masks could benefit individuals with contact dermatitis during COVID-19

New report amplifies the voices of patients with eczema, unmasks gaps in care

New report amplifies the voices of patients with eczema, unmasks gaps in care

Study demonstrates positive effects of ACA's Medicaid expansion on early cancer diagnosis

Study demonstrates positive effects of ACA's Medicaid expansion on early cancer diagnosis

National study reveals incidents of avoidable harm in primary care

National study reveals incidents of avoidable harm in primary care

Teledermatology improves access to care, reduces consult time

Teledermatology improves access to care, reduces consult time

Low prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 specific antibodies in Lubbock, Texas

Low prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 specific antibodies in Lubbock, Texas

COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths skew towards older males of non-European ancestry

COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths skew towards older males of non-European ancestry

Cleveland Clinic receives $2.6 million NIA grant to develop automated screening for cognitive decline

Cleveland Clinic receives $2.6 million NIA grant to develop automated screening for cognitive decline

Living with children does not increase adults’ risk of severe COVID-19, say researchers

Living with children does not increase adults’ risk of severe COVID-19, say researchers

Concept  of 'wisdom of crowds' can improve decisions about overuse of antibiotics

Concept of 'wisdom of crowds' can improve decisions about overuse of antibiotics