Core Medicine of Idaho Announces the Addition of Five New Care Providers
The former Saltzer Health providers will help Core Medicine expand its family practice and urgent care services. CALDWELL, Idaho, May 21, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The March 29 closing of Saltzer Health by its Utah-based parent company, Intermountain Health, left nearly 30,000 Treasure... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 21, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PER Source Type: news

Medical Residents Are Increasingly Avoiding States With Abortion Restrictions
(MedPage Today) -- Isabella Rosario Blum was wrapping up medical school and considering residency programs to become a family practice physician when she got some frank advice: If she wanted to be trained to provide abortions, she shouldn't stay... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 9, 2024 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Want more family doctors in Ontario? Pay them better, say physicians
As the number of people across Ontario without a family doctor reaches a record high, there’s a fresh push on Premier Doug Ford’s government to make family practice more attractive to physicians by improving compensation. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Semaglutide Prescribing Surged in the Past Year Semaglutide Prescribing Surged in the Past Year
Prescriptions for Wegovy rose sixfold between December 2022 and June 2023 while those for Ozempic jumped 65%, with general and family practice providers writing the majority of prescriptions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 1, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Juban Cowen Dental Care in Baton Rouge, LA, is Recognized as a 2023 Top Patient Rated Dentist by Find Local Doctors
The well-respected family practice provides patients with exceptional dental care in a relaxing atmosphere. BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Juban and Dr. Cowen of Juban Cowen Dental Care are highly experienced and qualified dentists who serve the residents of... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 23, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD Source Type: news

Ancient marriage traditions —and politics—revealed in giant family trees built from DNA
The burial jar, found under the floor of a mountaintop citadel called La Almoloya in southeastern Spain, held a puzzle. Almost 1 meter in diameter, the vessel entombed a woman in her late 20s with a shining silver diadem on her forehead. She also had silver earplugs threaded through with silver hoops, an awl covered in silver—and a companion: a middle-age man laid to rest in the same jar with a fraction of her wealth. The pair were likely prominent members of a Bronze Age protostate called El Argar, which dominated much of the Iberian Peninsula from hilltop strongholds for nearly 700 years, beginning around 2200 B.C.E. ...
Source: ScienceNOW - October 5, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fall risk in adult family practice non-attenders: a cross-sectional study from Slovenia - Ru žić-Gorenjec N, Klemenc Ketiš Z, Blagus R, Poplas Susič A.
INTRODUCTION: Not much is known about the fall risk among the adult population of those who rarely visit doctors. We wanted to determine the prevalence of increased fall risk in a population of family practice non-attenders and the factors associated with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 5, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

The impact of COVID-19 on child drowning prevention activities in rural Bangladesh - Bhuiyan M, Parveen R, Alam Z, Borkat M, Rahman A, Rahman A.
Background: Drowning is the major cause of mortality among children aged 1-4 years in Bangladesh. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted personal and family practices, which may have an influence on drowning prevention measures either directly or indirectly. To p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

World Family Doctors Day 2023
Family doctors: the heart of health care 17 May 2023, Cairo – On 19 May 2023, WHO joins the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and Member States in celebrating World Family Doctor Day. Family doctors play a crucial role in promoting the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Their dedication, compassion and expertise make them the heart of health care, and a trusted source of support for patients and families. Family practice is a pivotal element of WHO’s vision of health for all by all and health care efforts to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. En...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 17, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Health Care Hero: Teresa VanHoose is 'pioneer ’ for PriMed Physicians
Teresa VanHoose, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, a family nurse practitioner, was nominated for a Health Care Hero award for providing exceptional clinical care to patients at PriMED Vandalia Family Practice. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Greg Scott Source Type: news

Insurers Are Starting to Cover Telehealth Abortion
Dr. Rachna Kaul, a family practice doctor in Ridgewood, N.J., offers telemedicine abortion services to patients in three states. “How in good conscience can I not do this?” she said. Several insurers will cover abortions through Hey Jane, a start-up online provider, just as courts threaten to…#rachnakaul #ridgewood #heyjane #connecticut #aetna #roevwade #medicaid #clinicians #willyoung #gabysantana (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wichita physicians open new family practice to 'evolve health care'
Drs. Angela Moore and Neal Secrist opened Evolve Healthcare in early January near 37th Street North and Ridge Road. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shelby Kellerman Source Type: news

Doctors ’ Weight Loss Advice To People With Obesity Is Unscientific and Vague: Study
While general practitioners (GPs) are the first responders for patients outside of a hospital setting, they still remain poorly equipped in offering valuable advice for weight loss — specifically to patients with obesity. According to a new study published in the journal Family Practice, although…#universityofoxford #briefinterventionsforweightloss #centersfordiseasecontrolandpreventi #familypractice #clinicians #madeleinetremblett #tremblett (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors ’ Weight Loss Advice To People With Obesity Is Unscientific and Vague: Study
According to a new study published in the journal Family Practice, although current guidelines make GPs bring up the topic of weight loss with patients who have obesity, their advice is generic, lacking in scientific evidence, and not tailored to each patient ’s behaviors or habits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

General Practitioners Rarely Give Personalized Weight-Loss Advice
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2022 -- Weight-loss advice from general practitioners (GPs) to patients with obesity is mainly generic and is rarely personalized, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in Family Practice. Madeleine Tremblett, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news