Addressing Disparities in Health Care
African American women are disproportionately affected, but equal access to care may eliminate most of the disparity.
Primary care providers play a crucial role in cancer control, including screening and follow-up.
Because protection wanes by 10 years, a booster dose may be necessary but is not yet recommended.
From the Editor
Vaccination against the varicella-zoster virus reduces the likelihood of shingles and postherpetic neuralgia.
Indications for treatment may be different from those in the general population. New treatments are available.
People who have been exposed to infectious disease should be evaluated promptly and systematically.
Despite all the news reports, influenza still kills or hospitalizes more people than Zika.
With two nonequivalent vaccines and different schedules for different groups, vaccination can be confusing.
The disease is serious and highly contagious. Vaccination is safe and should be strongly promoted for healthy children.
Medical Grand Rounds
Chronic disease-management guidelines are starting to recognize vulnerable elders.