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Childhood long-term conditions in primary care: a qualitative study of practitioners’ views

Background Improving child health and wellbeing in England was the key focus of the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report 2012, which recommended that all children with long-term conditions (LTCs) have a named GP responsible for their care. 238 more words

Child Health

Self Skin Exams Can Decrease Your Risk of Advanced Melanoma Skin Cancer

People who examine their skin for melanoma are more likely to catch it at earlier stages than people who do not. Early detection is important as it increases a person’s chance of survival from 16%-63% (late detection) to 98% (early detection). 19 more words

Education

Could My Sun Spot be Melanoma Skin Cancer?

If your sun spot has some or all of the features listed below, you should see your doctor. You may need to see a dermatologist to further evaluate your sun spot. 54 more words

Education

Sleeping More May Protect You Against the Common Cold

A study found that people who slept less than 5 hours per night were four and a half times more likely to catch the common… 31 more words

Education

RESEARCH: Merritt Hawkins shows Primary Care, Psychiatry Top Recruiter's List.

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media , July 15, 2015

Specialists are no longer the key to generating healthcare revenues. Now the drivers are team-based healthcare and the chronic care model. 693 more words

Business

Sports physicals in Germantown, MD and Montgomery County

Overview

Sports physicals, also known as pre-participation physical examinations (PPE), are used to determine if it is safe for you to participate in a particular sport. 226 more words

Primary Care