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This JAMA Patient Page describes evaluation for and diagnosis of penicillin allergy.
This Patient Page defines stereotactic body radiation therapy and describes how and in what situations it is administered to treat certain patients with cancer.
This Patient Page describes the safety, efficacy, and dangers of vitamins and nutritional supplements.
This Patient Page examines the transmission, symptoms, and treatment of gonorrhea infection.
This JAMA Patient Page describes risks, treatment, and prevention of foot ulcers in people with diabetes.
This Patient Page defines palliative care and explains who may most benefit, when it is most appropriate, and which clinicians might help administer it.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of endometriosis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hand, foot, and mouth disease.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the rhytidectomy procedure.
This JAMA Patient Page describes recent advancements in hepatitis C treatment.
This Patient Page defines the some of the important terms and techniques that cancer researchers use to measure and report their findings.
This Viewpoint describes the importance of bias and heuristics to patient choices in palliative care and other types of health care.
This Patient Page provides information on pityriasis rosea, a common cutaneous erruption that is more prevelent in older children and young adults.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on interventions to prevent child maltreatment.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedure and its purposes.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening and counseling to reduce unhealthy alcohol use.
This JAMA Patient Page describes reasons for blood pressure self-monitoring and the steps involved in the procedure.
This Patient Page describes candidates for cardiac rehabilitation and how it can help treat cardiovascular disease.
This Patient Page describes vasculitis, focusing especially on skin vasculitis, how to recognize it, and how it might be treated.
This Patient Page provides information on insomnia—how to recognize it and how it is best treated.
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