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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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Nurse-led program helped Black and Hispanic people in Bronx better manage blood pressure

Nurse-led program helped Black and Hispanic people in Bronx better manage blood pressure

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

UCF researchers developing new tool to help protect the elderly from scammers

UCF researchers developing new tool to help protect the elderly from scammers

New ‘virtual clinician and coach’ care model to provide personalized pain care for young people

New ‘virtual clinician and coach’ care model to provide personalized pain care for young people

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics officially separated into two divisions

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics officially separated into two divisions

Feinberg students take arts and humanities seminars during medical school career

Feinberg students take arts and humanities seminars during medical school career

New online resource helps healthcare professionals to address alcohol-related problems

New online resource helps healthcare professionals to address alcohol-related problems

First oral antiviral approved for early treatment of COVID-19

First oral antiviral approved for early treatment of COVID-19

New smoking-cessation program helps more cancer patients to quit successfully

New smoking-cessation program helps more cancer patients to quit successfully

Assessment of England's medication prescribing safety during COVID pandemic

Assessment of England's medication prescribing safety during COVID pandemic

Telemedicine boom reduced racial gaps in primary care appointment completion rates

Telemedicine boom reduced racial gaps in primary care appointment completion rates

Urgent action needed to address disparities in women’s heart health

Urgent action needed to address disparities in women’s heart health

Study: Only 3% of adults diagnosed as obese or overweight are referred to weight management programs

Study: Only 3% of adults diagnosed as obese or overweight are referred to weight management programs

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

New tool can help researchers interpret the clinical significance of somatic mutations in cancer

New tool can help researchers interpret the clinical significance of somatic mutations in cancer

Study confirms accuracy of new generation GastroPanel® test

Study confirms accuracy of new generation GastroPanel® test

The impact of COVID-19 on digital health adoption

The impact of COVID-19 on digital health adoption

Benefits of endurance exercise in primary mitochondrial disease depend on the underlying mutation

Benefits of endurance exercise in primary mitochondrial disease depend on the underlying mutation

PCORI seeks proposals for new studies and projects through seven funding opportunities

PCORI seeks proposals for new studies and projects through seven funding opportunities