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This JAMA Patient Page explains what virus variants are and describes several recent variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the public health concerns relating to these variants.
This Patient Page describes pulse oximetry, hearing screening, and blood testing in newborns.
This Patient Page summarizes some options available to people looking to lose weight.
This Patient Page describes what childhood caries are and how to prevent them.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for gestational diabetes.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the types of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches available for pain management during vaginal childbirth.
This Patient Page describes what vaccines are currently available for children and how parents can protect their children from COVID-19.
This Patient Page describes long-term problems children may have after COVID-19 infection and how parents can prepare children for return to play.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the goals of cardiac rehabilitation, its 3 phases, and which patients benefit from it.
This JAMA Patient Page describes low back pain and its diagnosis and treatment options.
This JAMA Patient Page defines risky alcohol use and alcohol use disorder, and describes their adverse health effects.
This JAMA Patient Page describes behavioral and medication-based smoking cessation interventions, resources for behavioral interventions, and potential side effects of medication-based interventions.
This Patient Page describes common gender identity–related terms and how parents can support transgender or gender-diverse children.
This Patient Page explains the use of randomization and placebo in cancer clinical trials.
This Patient Page provides information regarding osteoporosis risk and treatments.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the techniques used to replace damaged heart valves with mechanical or tissue-based artificial valves.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms and complications of and the diagnosis and treatment options for gallstones in pregnant people.
This JAMA Patient Page describes medical evaluation and treatment of cough based on its subtypes of acute, subacute, and chronic duration.
This Patient Page discusses how cannabidiol (CBD) may be used to treat conditions in children and adverse effects of CBD.
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