Mental Health Impact in the Midst of the Coronavirus

As the world continues to face the growing issue of the coronavirus, it is important for the mental health status of all individuals who find themselves at the frontline of this pandemic to be assessed on an ongoing basis. The mental health of all individuals is important and may require evaluation.

The Experienced Impact and Measures Taken to Address the Coronavirus Outbreak

Most recently, a novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China in which the death toll rose to 910 prompting attempts to evacuate citizens from the city. More than 40,000 people have been confirmed to have the CoV as of February 10, 2020 with the vast majority in mainland China.

Influenza Season 2018-2019

The flu season is predicted to start in October and last until May in the United States. This year’s trivalent flu vaccine covers H1N1, H3N2, and the Victoria-lineage strains of influenza.

Primary Care Medicine: On Demand

This course features 20 sessions designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Topics include: Cardiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Women’s Health.

Clostridium Difficile Affects 500,000 Americans Each Year

A review of the recent statistics on Clostridium difficile and the steps the CDC is taking to prevent the alarming spread of C. difficile.

Ebola: Facts, Fears, and Hope

Dr. Able discusses the history, symptoms and latest updates for Ebola. Recent releases from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are also highlighted.

Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Since 2004, with antiretroviral drugs, the prognosis of those with HIV infection has improved. With fewer complications and increased survival,…

Herpes Zoster & HPN

Herpes Zoster, Post Herpetic Neuralgia, and Zoster Vaccine Live. ‘Prevention is worth a pound of cure” is particularly true for older adults who are at risk for developing post herpetic neuralgia (PHN) and herpes zoster (HZV). PHN is the post sequelae that can occur in people who have had a previous bout of herpes zoster, also known as shingles. HZV is an infection attributable to the human herpes virus-3, also known as the varicella zoster virus.

What is Sexual Health?

Sexual Health: Communicate, Inquire, and Promote. Healthy People 2020 identify Reproduction and Sexual Health as a leading health indicator. Leading health indicators, or high priority health issues, list objectives to improve the health of the US population. Providers and healthcare organizations are encouraged to implement these objectives in their practice in order to meet these health care goals for the nation.