Primary Care

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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Study: COVID-19 has prompted Americans to focus more on their health

Study: COVID-19 has prompted Americans to focus more on their health

Novel method can predict influenza epidemics

Novel method can predict influenza epidemics

New guidance for "Long COVID" patients

New guidance for "Long COVID" patients

Pharmacist-led digital intervention associated with reduced rates of hazardous prescribing

Pharmacist-led digital intervention associated with reduced rates of hazardous prescribing

New research looks at the experiences of 'long Covid' sufferers

New research looks at the experiences of 'long Covid' sufferers

Study reveals a list of medical procedures that pose COVID-19 risk to health-care providers

Study reveals a list of medical procedures that pose COVID-19 risk to health-care providers

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

Proactive interventions associated with reduced healthcare utilization, costs for children with asthma

Proactive interventions associated with reduced healthcare utilization, costs for children with asthma

Black doctors work to make coronavirus testing more equitable

Black doctors work to make coronavirus testing more equitable

Stigma against D.O.s had been dissipating until Trump’s doctor took the spotlight

Stigma against D.O.s had been dissipating until Trump’s doctor took the spotlight

Multi-faceted approach required to improve cardiovascular health of LGBTQ population

Multi-faceted approach required to improve cardiovascular health of LGBTQ population

Researcher receives NIH award to explore effect of women's hormones on postpartum opioid relapse

Researcher receives NIH award to explore effect of women's hormones on postpartum opioid relapse

New project aims to improve quality of life for dementia patients in care homes

New project aims to improve quality of life for dementia patients in care homes

Study: Brazil's community health workers could play a key role in combating COVID-19

Study: Brazil's community health workers could play a key role in combating COVID-19

Study provides new solution to offset the cost of medical scribes

Study provides new solution to offset the cost of medical scribes

Most Australians favourable to a COVID-19 vaccination

Most Australians favourable to a COVID-19 vaccination

New research project to examine primary health care for people with mental illness

New research project to examine primary health care for people with mental illness

Promising breath analysis for early-stage cancer testing takes a leap forward

Promising breath analysis for early-stage cancer testing takes a leap forward

Women with benign breast conditions can undergo surgery without affecting their ability to breastfeed

Women with benign breast conditions can undergo surgery without affecting their ability to breastfeed

Study shows why female primary care physicians receive lower wages than male counterparts

Study shows why female primary care physicians receive lower wages than male counterparts