This study examined the prescribing patterns of drugs by primary care providers. Do they differ according to age, gender, income or education of the patient?
Guidelines recommend avoiding routine antibiotic prescribing for patients with acute cough/acute bronchitis. So why are physicians continuing the practice?
All sports are for girls -- but here's how to zero in on the ones that will work best for YOUR girl, and benefit her the most.
The best way to fix youth sports is to speak up. Talk to your child, your child's coach, and other parents about keeping sports fun for kids.
Sports concussions are a risk for any athlete, including kids. There's no way to prevent all injuries, but you can take precautions to reduce risk.
It's not unusual for adolescents to wonder, "Am I fat?" Try these confidence-boosting tips to help build your tween or tween's body image.
During the post-game period, proceed with caution. What you say can build up your young athlete, or bring him down (way down).
How do primary care physicians approach, learn from and use practice guidelines in their day-to-day decision-making process?
Are the expanded needs of cancer survivors being met by their primary care physicians?
Don't let ice and snow keep you inside -- enjoy outdoor winter activities with your family. Keep moving and dress right and you'll stay warm!
Get ready for a fun ride! As a team mom (or dad), you'll support the coach, spend time with your child, and get to know all the players and their families.
Do you live in the city, the country, or someplace in between? Each one offers a unique fitness environment. Find out how to make it work for your family.
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?
Oily hair can be very frustrating, especially when it's unmanageable and you only washed it an hour ago. There are many reasons hair is oily. There are also many suggestions on how to get rid of it, including hundreds of hair products on the market that promise to fix the problem. But understanding
Sportsmanship is a given, and so is teamwork. But what else do kids learn from sports? Time management, persistence, and so much more.
Research on the value of gut feelings will require precise definitions of the term. Here are proposed definitions for two types of gut feelings.
This study examined the examined the impact of three different primary care models on specialist referrals. Are there significant differences?
Diagnosing dementia is far more complicated than just performing a few tests and deciding whether a patient has dementia or not. So how should it be systematically approached?
On Winter Walk Day, families across Canada commit to walking to school or at school to promote health, safety, and community.
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.