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Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Link found between moderate drinking and the slowing of high-density lipoprotein levels.
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Study examines the influence of country-level and health system factors on physicians and nurses.
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Physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurse practitioners await sentencing for their role in a Tennessee pill mill.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
A digestive protein that triggers hormones leads to a decrease in appetite and enhances weight loss.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
A new book provides guidelines to help diabetics live healthy and normal lives.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Veterans can wait 30 days or longer to be seen in Veterans Affairs facilities.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Retail clinics not found to reduce low-urgency emergency departments visits.
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Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Children born to mothers with low levels of B12 had higher insulin resistance in childhood.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Non-physician health professionals believe improving health insurance coverage for weight loss services could help obese individuals lose weight.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
California man with osteogenesis imperfecta beats HCV after treatment with Harvoni.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Conjunctivitis—or pink eye—is an inflammatory but nontraumatic eye complaint, and many people head to the emergency department for treatment even though they don't need to.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Two pilot studies are transplanting infected kidneys into patients and then treating them with curative hepatitis C medications.

Features

Felicia Spadini, APRN, MSN, NP-C
Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a herpesvirus that causes 2 related but separate clinical illnesses.
Angela Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC
Acne is a common, chronic skin disorder involving inflammation and/or blockage of the sebaceous follicles.
Karen Rance, DNP, APRN, CPNP, AE-C
For many of our patients, the season means walks in the park, evenings by the shore, backyard barbecues, and outdoor sports.
Marjorie R. Rachide, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN
Impetigo is a bacterial infection presenting with superficial skin involvement most commonly on the face, although it may also present on other sites, such as arms and legs.
Brody McConnell, PharmD
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually.
Lisa Bridwell Robinson, DNP, CCRN, CNE, NP-C
The skin is the largest human organ, accounting for more than 10% of the body’s mass. Multiple functions of the skin include shock absorption, water preservation, and calorie reservation.

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This article was sponsored by Nature Made Nutritional Products.

The Educated Patient

Janet Gilbreath, DNP, MBA, MSN, FNP-BC
Head lice are 6-legged insects about the size of a sesame seed that cling to the scalp and neck and survive by feeding on human blood.
Ginger K. Urban, DHSc, PA-C
Heatstroke occurs when your body can no longer cool itself and your body temperature becomes dangerously high.
Sara Marlow, MSN, RN, PHN, FNP-C
Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that typically affects children but can also affect adults.
Serena J. Stutzman, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CPHQ
No matter your age, quitting tobacco can benefit you and those around you.

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