Sample: True or false? Most new hepatitis C virus infections occur among people who inject drugs. Plus 4 more questions on hepatitis C and injection drug use.
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Nonmedical use of oral prescription opioids overlaps with and fuels widespread HIV and HCV infections and serves as a gateway to other injection drugs.
True or False: Risk for death may be higher among men with eating disorders vs women. Plus 4 more interesting questions.
Findings: COPD patients who are lonely and depressed are at increased risk for ED use and hospital admission. Even mild depression is a risk factor.
How much do you know about syphilis prevention, screening, and treatment? Test yourself with these 5 true or false questions.
The underpinnings of the global HIV and STI epidemics are inextricable. A new report looks at combined solutions. We offer highlights.
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Is the expanding paradigm shift toward HCV treatment in primary care effective? Or, should it be left to specialists? Two recent studies shed light.
CDC's TB screening guidelines for healthcare professionals were updated in May 2019. What changed? Protect yourself, colleagues, and your patients with this short quiz.
Primary care patients with COPD may be at increased risk for T2DM, according to new research. Screening could increase early diagnosis.