Although it is estimated that more than 166 million Americans use dietary supplements, many healthcare providers are unfamiliar with how these substances are regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.
In Part 2 of this feature pair, Erin D. Michos, MD, shares her thoughts on why dietary supplements are largely unnecessary.
Racism is embedded in all US institutions, including medicine — so what steps are being taken to improve the well-being of the healthcare workforce?
Despite the clear need for improved management of T2D in patients with SMI, there is scant evidence regarding effective treatment strategies for this group.
Ongoing treatment with bisphosphonate therapy may not be needed to prevent future fractures in certain patients due to the sustained effect of the drug.
Despite record numbers of women working in medicine, instances of gender discrimination and sexual harassment continue to proliferate.
In addition to the risk that children with CPP will not reach their adult height potential, a range of studies have noted a high risk for psychological, social, and behavioral problems in this population.
Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that’s unhealthier than ever.