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16 Books That Help Little Kids Live Healthier

16 Books That Help Little Kids Live Healthier

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.
Variation in Antibiotic Prescriptions for Sore Throat

Variation in Antibiotic Prescriptions for Sore Throat

This study examined the variation in prescription of antibiotics for patients with a sore throat within and across groups of GPs from six countries. Does a pattern emerge?
Timeliness in CKD and Albuminuria Identification

Timeliness in CKD and Albuminuria Identification

Are patients with chronic kidney disease being identified in a timely manner? This study indicates that appropriate testing is not always being adequately conducted in the primary care setting.
The Sleep-Obesity Connection

The Sleep-Obesity Connection

Sleep and obesity are linked in what can be a vicious cycle: Lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep can lead to obesity, and obesity can cause sleep problems. But addressing one problem may help the other.
How to Stop Blushing

How to Stop Blushing

Excessive blushing can be an embarrassing problem, no matter how old you are. You may find yourself avoiding social situations for fear of embarrassing yourself. Figuring out how to stop blushing doesn't have to be a lifetime journey, with a little research and some medical intervention, you should
Funky Monkey Freeze-Dried Fruit Snacks

Funky Monkey Freeze-Dried Fruit Snacks

Funky Monkey freeze-dried fruit snacks are a convenient, portable way to add extra fruit to your family's diet. The seven varieties preserve fruit's vitamins but are free of gluten, wheat, dairy, nuts, and artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives.
10 New Ways to Play Tag

10 New Ways to Play Tag

It's so easy to play tag: All you need is a group of people and some open space. These 10 tag games will inspire tons of active play time.
Medicines Use Reviews: Resource or Lost Opportunity?

Medicines Use Reviews: Resource or Lost Opportunity?

This study examines the need for effective physician-pharmacist collaboration in order to improve the utilization of medicine use review services in the management of patient pharmaceutical care.
Report: Typical Teens Have Unhealthy Habits

Report: Typical Teens Have Unhealthy Habits

When it comes to teen health, most American adolescents have plenty of room for improvement. Find out if your teen's behaviors are healthful or need help.
Factors Related to Cardiovascular Risk Score Reduction

Factors Related to Cardiovascular Risk Score Reduction

This study examined which patient and treatment factors influence changes in cardiovascular risk estimation in individuals with mild to moderately elevated cardiovascular risk.
Variation in Antibiotic Prescriptions for Sore Throat

Variation in Antibiotic Prescriptions for Sore Throat

This study examined the variation in prescription of antibiotics for patients with a sore throat within and across groups of GPs from six countries. Does a pattern emerge?
How Fitness Helps Families to Bond

How Fitness Helps Families to Bond

Sharing physical play helps create family closeness as well as promoting good health. Learn how and why to play together as a family.
How Women Manage Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

How Women Manage Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

This analysis of posts on a popular health web site indicates that recurrent urinary tract infections have a far greater impact on the quality of women's lives than is commonly believed.
How to Choose a Treadmill for Your Home

How to Choose a Treadmill for Your Home

For home fitness, treadmill workouts make a lot of sense. But do your research before you choose one for your own home.
Patient Safety Skills in Primary Care: A National Survey

Patient Safety Skills in Primary Care: A National Survey

Patient safety has traditionally focused on the hospital setting, but it is equally important for the outpatient. What are the qualities and attributes of a safe primary care physician?
GP's Management of Mental Disorders: A Rewarding Practice

GP's Management of Mental Disorders: A Rewarding Practice

Primary care physicians are frequently the initial point of contact for mentally ill patients. Are they being adequately diagnosed and treated? How can primary mental healthcare be improved?
Barriers to the Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Barriers to the Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What needs to be done in order to overcome the barriers to the diagnosis and management of chronic fatigue syndrome by primary care physicians?
GP's Management of Mental Disorders: A Rewarding Practice

GP's Management of Mental Disorders: A Rewarding Practice

Primary care physicians are frequently the initial point of contact for mentally ill patients. Are they being adequately diagnosed and treated? How can primary mental healthcare be improved?
Self-Esteem and Coping Strategies Among IBS Patients

Self-Esteem and Coping Strategies Among IBS Patients

Are patients with certain personality traits regarding lower self-esteem and inferior coping strategies more likely to develop IBS? Or are these traits an outcome of the disease itself?
Treatment of Hip/knee Osteoarthritis in General Practice

Treatment of Hip/knee Osteoarthritis in General Practice

This Dutch study examined the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care as well as by physical therapists. Are current guidelines being followed?