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This JAMA Patient Page describes the combination medication tixagevimab-cilgavimab, which is used to help prevent COVID-19 infection in people with immunosuppression or who have had a COVID-19 vaccine reaction.
This JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page describes how individuals can support loved ones while they are being cared for in the intensive care unit.
This JAMA Patient Page discusses polio, including its epidemiology, prevention, and symptoms.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.
This JAMA Patient Page describes kidney stones and their diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors.
This JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page describes features of Medicare Part D and how to enroll in its plans.
This Patient Page describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for muscle tension dysphonia.
This cross-sectional study examines patient expectations of cochlear implantation through the development and psychometric analysis of the Cochlear Implant Quality of Life–Expectations instrument.
This Patient Page discusses comprehensive intensive behavioral intervention programs for child weight management and warning signs parents can look out for to prevent their child from trying to lose weight on their own.
This JAMA Oncology Patient Page describes the use of systemic therapy in addition to surgery in the treatment of early-stage lung cancer.
This Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus.
This Patient Page describes how to find a child health clinician, what you can learn about the clinician at a prenatal visit, and how to decide if a clinic fits your schedule and expectations.
This Patient Page describes what it means to have coronary heart calcium, why a clinician may recommend testing for it, and the benefits and risks of knowing your coronary heart calcium score.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on using statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults.
This JAMA Patient Page describes medication abortion and its risks and effectiveness.
This JAMA Patient Page describes patterned, diffuse, and focal hair loss and the treatments available for each.
This JAMA Patient Page describes types of long-acting reversible contraception, how they are placed and removed, and their potential side effects.
This review highlights recent literature regarding lactation in otolaryngology patients, including medication, radiologic imaging, perioperative considerations, and subspecialty-specific considerations for lactating patients.
This JAMA Patient Page describes carpal tunnel syndrome and its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options.
This JAMA Patient Page describes medications commonly used during pregnancy and how the safety of such medications is determined and labeled.
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