The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently cited research showing that family physicians play an important role in gaining their patients’ trust and learning about their mental health care states.
Pediatric cancer patients recently painted a spacesuit, now in outer space, as part of 'The Space Suit Art Project' in the #CuresNow Moonshot Initiative, which is raising awareness of childhood cancer.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently hosted its Family Medicine Experience event in Orlando, Florida, where attendees heard a keynote address from Dr. Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal.'
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently highlighted 12 individuals who are leaders in the field of environmental health research.
Readmission rates for patients covered by Medicare declined in all but one state during the five years leading up to the end of 2015, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Sue Dubman, a health care and informatics researcher who has Parkinson’s disease, recently wrote an article in the 'Journal of Parkinson’s Disease' to explain that she wants to share her information to further scientific research.
The latest American Heart Association (AHA) 'Rapid Access Journal Report' stated that smoking has long-lasting, broad effects on human DNA, helping scientists to better understand diseases connected to smoking.
The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Inc. (GAP), a nonprofit agency focused on decreasing the duration, expense and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials, recently added Pascale Witz to the organization’s board of directors.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently released a recommendation that health professionals use education and empathy, instead of shame, to encourage their patients to overcome obesity.
Dr. Peter Gerhardt, an autism educator who is internationally known for helping adults and adolescents who have autism and the executive director of the EPIC school in New Jersey, recently answered questions about a 23-year-old autistic woman who is starting to show signs of stress.
Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, recently held a meeting with bipartisan committee members and leading government health officials to discuss the continued threat of the Zika virus.