Depression is often encountered in primary care, but can be complex to diagnose and difficult to treat. What do PCPs perceive as the challenges in diagnosis and management of this common condition?
Most people are familiar with head lice that rapidly move through a child’s classroom. Body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis) are of the same parasite family, but according to the Centers for Disease Control, body lice can spread disease. Body lice lay eggs and live on clothing, but they move
Start off a healthy new year with physical activity. These fun family activities get muscles moving and provide the perfect kickoff to new habits.
Can a multifaceted improvement strategy, including extensive use of home BP monitoring, increase patient adherence and improve control of hypertension?
Do parents have an accurate understanding of what causes acute otitis media? Do their expectations regarding treatment conflict with evidence-based recommendations?
Neck coolers are long, narrow wraps you place around your neck. The wrap helps keep your body cool during physical exertion, gardening or anytime during the hot summer months. Making these neck coolers is a quick and inexpensive project. They make useful gifts for friends and family who enjoy spendi
What factors help and hinder patients with coronary heart disease to make and maintain lifestyle changes?
Hop, skip, and jump to it: These jump rope games offer lots of ways to use this simple piece of equipment. Good for solos, pairs, and groups!
Save money on youth sports by buying used gear, registering early, looking for travel deals, and more. Find out how to cut costs on pricy kids' sports.
As revealed in this study, patients do not necessarily hold the same views as physicians when it comes to doctor-nurse substitution.
Is your child ready to show some serious power in the pool by joining a water polo team? This sport is demanding, exciting, and gaining in popularity. Check out this unique youth sport.
Reading a book doesn't have to mean sitting still. These health and fitness books for kids inspire active play and movement, and teach kids about how to live healthfully.
Physical literacy means achieving movement and sports skills, but also includes the confidence to try new things and the opportunity to be active often.
You may be familiar with competitive dance from TV shows like "Dance Moms" and "So You Think You Can Dance." But what does it really mean when your child dances competitively?
Night sweats and joint pain both disrupt your sleep. Several conditions can cause this combination of symptoms. Night sweats can be the result of menopause as well as a symptom of other conditions. Joint pain is the bane of arthritics and fibromyalgics and can be chronic and unrelenting. Women who a
Swimming is a great workout, and swim team offers both individual and team experiences. Get all the background you need to dive in to this youth sport.
You may have a bacterial infection which has caused your eyelids to become inflamed. Or dandruff of the scalp or acne rosacea may have caused your eyelashes to have dandruff-like scales on them. Either way, the inflammation is called blepharitis. According to the American Optometric Association blep
Use steam distillation on the evergreen leaves of the Australian Melaleuca alternifolia tree and you produce tea tree oil. Treat nail infections, athlete's foot, acne and minor burns with the oil. Any problem involving bacteria or fungi and tea tree oil becomes a remedy. With the resurgence of bed b
Acute chest pain presents a considerable diagnostic challenge outside of hospitals. What factors most influence the primary care physician's diagnostic and management of acute chest pain?