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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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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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New mothers need dietary guidance when providing breast milk to children with food allergy

New mothers need dietary guidance when providing breast milk to children with food allergy

Rapid point-of-care test used to diagnose respiratory infections can reduce antibiotic prescribing

Rapid point-of-care test used to diagnose respiratory infections can reduce antibiotic prescribing

New poll spotlights a major gap in testing for hearing loss in older adults

New poll spotlights a major gap in testing for hearing loss in older adults

Proportion of children in Medicaid managed care plans increases from 65% to 94%

Proportion of children in Medicaid managed care plans increases from 65% to 94%

Study: Major changes in bereavement care occurred during COVID-19 pandemic

Study: Major changes in bereavement care occurred during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds novel way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease before symptoms occur

Study finds novel way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease before symptoms occur

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

New biomarker could help identify people at risk of Alzheimer's disease

New biomarker could help identify people at risk of Alzheimer's disease

New approach can reduce unnecessary evaluations of swollen lymph nodes after COVID-19 vaccination

New approach can reduce unnecessary evaluations of swollen lymph nodes after COVID-19 vaccination

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Researchers explore suicide risk management protocol in cardiac patients

Researchers explore suicide risk management protocol in cardiac patients

COST Action ERNST focuses on taking care of second victims

COST Action ERNST focuses on taking care of second victims

Drugs for benign prostatic hyperplasia associated with increased risk of cardiac failure

Drugs for benign prostatic hyperplasia associated with increased risk of cardiac failure

To vaccinate veterans, health care workers must cross mountains, plains and tundra

To vaccinate veterans, health care workers must cross mountains, plains and tundra

Companies pan for marketing gold in vaccines

Companies pan for marketing gold in vaccines

Study forecasts post-COVID-19 hospital activity among children and young people in England

Study forecasts post-COVID-19 hospital activity among children and young people in England

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Improving eye health globally can have substantial benefits for economic, social prosperity

Improving eye health globally can have substantial benefits for economic, social prosperity

People with asthma in deprived areas have worse outcomes, study reveals

People with asthma in deprived areas have worse outcomes, study reveals