While the rate of late-stage NSCLC diagnosis is improving, more needs to be done to increase survival rates. Are there outside factors that affect the stage at diagnosis, and what can we learn from them?
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As lung cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, understanding patient needs and listening to their experience of whether they are being met can help the quality of care in hundreds of thousands of patients. What have recent studies suggested about patient experiences with lung cancer care, and what improvements have been made?
As asthma cases continue to rise, health care professionals are looking to help patients prevent asthma from developing and mitigate symptoms. Recent studies have suggested that diet may play a role in asthma prevention and outcomes. What dietary factors can you mention to your patients when discussing asthma?
As the medical field shifted its priorities to treating COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic, routine immunization was one of the many medical fields to experience disruption. What was the scope of this disruption and what are possible ways to address it?
Patients with chronic inflammation often need to make significant lifestyle changes, as it can put them at risk for heart disease and cancer if left untreated. What are some foods with anti-inflammatory properties that health care professionals can recommend, and what are some inflammatory foods that should be avoided?
Patients who have asthma or who have children who are at risk of developing asthma may wonder what they can do to prevent or control the condition. Does nutrition play a role in helping or worsening asthma, and what can you tell your patients?
The incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in adults has decreased considerably over the past few decades.
How should physicians be discussing influenza and pneumococcal vaccines with patients amidst the continuing COVID-19 pandemic?
E-cigarette use among teens and young people has been a medical concern ever since the product hit the market. By 2018, the US Surgeon General had referred to vaping as an “epidemic,” and the US Food and Drug Administration has spent years working to regulate the e-cigarette industry to try and curtail use. Even still,…