As summer fun winds down, families make preparations for return to school. For the retail clinician, summertime is back-to-school season. Sports physicals or pre-participation physical evaluation (i.e., PPE) represent an important service in the retail health setting and an important opportunity to impact the child’s health.
The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.
A federal court in New York has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Mylan infringed four of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' patents when it sought Food and Drug Administration approval for a multiple sclerosis drug.
Men who took an erectile dysfunction drug made by Eli Lilly experienced normal erectile function when taking it once a day as opposed to taking erectile dysfunction treatment on an as-needed basis, according to a new study.
A team of scientists at The Wistar Institute has determined that it might be possible to stimulate the immune system against multiple strains of influenza virus by sequentially vaccinating individuals with distinct influenza strains isolated over the last century, researchers announced Monday.