The science is pretty clear–as much as we need doctors, nurses, and PAs, we need each other even more. So let’s unplug a little more often and build our kindness muscles. Let’s give the gift of our time to someone who may need a lift. Remember the rabbits.
Future research should identify pharmacotherapeutic agents for the management of chronic nociplastic pain that are better tolerated.
The researchers hypothesize that physical activity can help prevent burnout in first-year PA students.
The alarm goes off. Is it that time already? Just 5 more minutes. You hit the snooze button a few more times and before you know it, you’re late. We’ve all been there. Mornings are tough. Especially when you’re not getting enough sleep. So, how can you sleep better naturally? We …
Acne vulgaris and acne rosacea are two common skin conditions that affect adolescents and adults. They’re both inflammatory conditions that can be frustrating to treat for both patients and providers. At times, their presentations can be difficult to differentiate; however, teasing out the differences is important since treatments for acne …
Once reserved for the operating room, lasers are finding their way into exam rooms. But what is a laser? Does low-level laser therapy actually work? Is laser therapy legitimate? Read on for the 6 things everyone should know about laser therapy.
Burnout is the new buzzword in medicine. Physician burnout, PA burnout, nurse burnout. It’s what everyone is talking about and what too many have experienced. But what does it mean exactly? What are the signs of burnout? Can it be treated–or better yet–prevented?
Physician associates (PAs) manage heart disease, high blood pressure, and everything in between. One of the most common medications they prescribe are statins. Statins are a medication that lowers cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Statins are not without side effects and they are quite misunderstood, even maligned. What is the truth about statins in 2021?
Half of patients with a fungal nail infection will fail to respond to treatment unless you read this first! There are 3 basic steps to better care.
As a primary care PA, I see patients with all sorts of endocrine disorders. While diabetes dominates, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, and hormonal issues are all typical fare. Of all the thyroid patients I see, those with low or hypothyroid, make up the majority. Rarely do I refer to an …