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Evaluating alcohol use in ‘Dry January’

Image by Viktoriia Hnatiuk. With the pandemic's effects on drinking as a backdrop, public health initiatives like “Dry January” may be enticing to patients who want to pause their drinking ... With the pandemic's effects on drinking as a backdrop,
January 2022


Dec. 8. The first study included 843,208 patients from one health system; all were 50 years of age or older and had received two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine ... Understanding the protective effect of the booster dose in younger age groups is key
December 2021

Volunteer internists help to rebuild Haiti

Lyon. “Rehabilitation back to the baseline of a poor public health system is a five- to 10-year project.”. ... The World Health Organization has guidance for physicians in its report “Public Health Risk Assessment and Interventions: Earthquake-Haiti
May 2010

Gun violence is a public health issue

Gun violence is a public health issue. The horrific massacre in Las Vegas hit the nation like an avalanche. ... Indeed, having a deep suspicion and healthy mistrust of government is something uniquely American (also relevant to the health care debate).
May 2022

New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

Instead, he said that societal and health care system-based changes are needed to motivate physicians to align their behavior with public health concerns. ... Other strategies for change include greater promotion of continuing medical education programs,
April 2017

Debate ignites over safety of e-cigarettes

Rigotti said. “We shouldn't be renormalizing something that looks like smoking [without knowing] the long-term public health impact.”. ... of ‘tobacco product.’ Further research is needed to assess the potential public health benefits and risks
March 2014

Lessons learned from telemedicine

These flexibilities currently extend to Oct. 23 and are set to be renewed based on the public health emergency. ... ACP is urging CMS to consider continuing pay parity for audio-only and telehealth visits even after the public health emergency is over.
October 2020

Stories to change clinicians' views of substance use

Dr. Fingerhood, who is director of the division of addiction medicine and an associate professor of medicine and public health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. ... I was asked to lead an opioid overdose initiative for the university that crossed
June 2022

Busting COVID-19 vaccination myths

seen so many health care workers active across so many platforms,” said Dr. ... And then there are the vaccine champions. For many internists, such as Carlos del Rio, MD, FACP, spreading accurate information about COVID-19, public health mitigation
November 2021

Consider race-based risks, but treat patients individually Data on the prevalence of certain diseases and health risks among different populations should surely play a role in crafting public health screenings ... Data on the prevalence of certain diseases and
July 2008

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