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Doctors Often Miss Signs of Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

recognized by primary care providers, new research suggests. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas fails to make ... type 1 disease in children brought to primary care physicians. The research was led by Johan Wersäll

U.S. Doctors Already Face Big Hurdles Accessing Abortion Pill

(HealthDay News) -- Even with Roe v. Wade still the law of the land, primary care doctors in the United ... . For the study , 48 U.S. primary care doctors were interviewed in 2019 and classified into one of

White House Announces COVID Vaccination Plan for Young Kids

than 25,000 pediatric and primary care provider sites will provide vaccinations for children, in ... both kids and their parents. Rather than mass vaccination sites, the Biden administration plans to

Screen All Kids for Heart Problems, Pediatricians' Group Says

heart related issues." The AAP recommends that pediatricians and other primary care providers evaluate ... Screen All Kids for Heart Problems, Pediatricians' Group Says MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (HealthDay

Doctors Often Wary of Asking Patients About Guns in the Home

News) -- It's an important health topic, but both adult patients and their primary care doctors shy ... use disorders. The authors said their findings suggest a need for improvement in how primary care

ERs Are Flooded With Kids in Mental Health Crisis, U.S. Doctors' Groups Warn

primary care doctor tracking all their care and making sure they get required follow-up treatment ... mental health center, Saidinejad said. Primary care doctors, paramedics and other emergency

Where to Get Medical Care

surgeries are performed in locations other than a hospital operating room. Where to Get Medical Care ... your primary care provider. Walk-ins often have a longer wait than a scheduled appointment at their ... urgent-care centers;offsite treatment facilities;offsite health care options;retail store sites ... advantages;retail store sites disadvantages;Ambulatory surgery centers advantages;ambulatory surgery

AHA News: Finally Getting Around to That Annual Physical? Here's What You Might Find

. COVID-19 struck at a time when primary care already was facing a looming crisis. A July 2020 report by ... the American Association of Medical Colleges estimated a primary care physician shortage of between

Care of Children's Mouth and Teeth

Most pediatric dentists will agree that regular dental care should begin when a child gets ... . Care of Children's Mouth and Teeth Most pediatric dentists will agree that regular dental care ... dental care children;oral healthcare children;dental care for children;pediatric dentistry;p00993

Shortage of Primary Care Doctors Is Costing American Lives

Shortage of Primary Care Doctors Is Costing American Lives TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 (HealthDay ... primary care doctors, a new study projects. There has been a shortfall of U.S. primary care doctors

Many Primary Care Docs Unaware of Biologic Asthma Meds

primary care physicians via e-mail, including internists, family medicine specialists and ... Many Primary Care Docs Unaware of Biologic Asthma Meds TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2023 (HealthDay News

Cancer in Children: Your Child’s Healthcare Team

*Oncology Team Pediatric ... your family. Family doctor or pediatrician. This doctor is the primary care provider. They have ... diseases. Pediatric oncologist. This doctor manages your child's cancer care. They get advanced ... 40339;cancer in children, your child's health care team;child cancer, health care team;pediatric cancer, health care team

Severe Illness in Children Brings Hardship for Families

and extended work absences for their primary caregivers. "Pediatric critical illness impacts a ... ) -- When a sick child spends time in the intensive care unit, the impact lasts even after the

Choosing Your Child's Healthcare Provider

practitioner, or pediatric nurse practitioner can be your baby's primary care provider. The medical ... with children is called pediatrics. As a baby grows and develops, a primary care provider (PCP) is

Is Your Specialist Friends With Your Primary Care Doctor? You May Get Better Care

expects primary care doctors to refer patients only to their old medical school friends. But McWilliams ... large health system. All were referred to a specialist by their primary care doctor at some point

Americans Getting More Comfortable Talking Over Mental Health With Doctors

, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Primary care doctors are no longer just in the physical health business ... Women's Hospital in Boston. That also means primary care doctors need the resources to make sure

Primary Bone Cancer: Treatment Questions

*Primary Bone Cancer Tx Questions ... why we created this helpful list of questions to ask about all aspects of your treatment. And ... check out our tips for getting the most out of your provider visit, too. Primary Bone ... primary bone cancer;surgery for primary bone cancer;questions about surgery for primary bone cancer;bbont2

Abnormal Result on a Cancer Screen? Your Family Doctor Could Be Key to Follow-Up

. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Extra efforts by primary care doctors to reach out to patients who ... primary care practices. They had overdue abnormal breast, cervical, colon or lung cancer screening

Almost 1 in 3 U.S. Seniors Now Sees at Least 5 Doctors Per Year

matters to them." Barnett made a similar point, saying primary care doctors should "help patients do ... , with almost no change in visits with their primary care doctor. On average, beneficiaries saw a 34

With Abortion Access Under Threat, Doctors Focus on 'Contraceptive Counseling'

health care settings -- from family practices, to school health centers, to opioid treatment programs ... contraceptive care from any primary care provider, not just their obstetrician-gynecologist. That's now

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