Explore the latest patient information from the JAMA Network, including easy-to-understand information about prevention and management of common illnesses.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the condition of prediabetes and its symptoms, diagnosis, and management strategies.
This Patient Page describes safety measures parents can take to protect children from gun violence.
This JAMA Patient Page discusses screening for cervical cancer, including who should be screened, recommendations for handling positive results, and the prevention of cervical cancer.
This JAMA Pediatrics Patient Page describes pediatric weight management according to the obesity guidelines recently published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
This JAMA Patient Page describes the blood donation experience, why blood donation is important, and resources for people who want to donate blood.
This JAMA Patient Page describes diabetic foot ulcers and their evaluation and treatment.
This JAMA Oncology Patient Page describes the accumulation of excess fluid around the heart caused by cancer, known as malignant pericardial effusion.
This JAMA Patient Page describes progestin-only oral contraceptive pills, which recently have been approved to be sold over the counter.
This JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page reviews sciatica, its symptoms, and treatment options for those who have it.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the types and symptoms of pituitary adenomas and their diagnosis and treatment.
This JAMA Patient Page describes oral health, particularly care of the teeth and prevention of tooth and gum disease, and discusses the pros and cons of screening for dental caries by primary care clinicians.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the types of topical nonprescription pain medications and tips for using them.
This Patient Page discusses how families with food insecurity can partner with their child’s pediatrician to access nutrition food .
This JAMA Oncology Patient Page describes the geriatric assessment used by clinicians to evaluate the health of older adults with cancer.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the eye disease glaucoma, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the types of nonprescription heartburn medications: antacids, histamine 2 blockers, and proton pump inhibitors.
This JAMA Dermatology Patient Page discusses isotretinoin for treatment of acne.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of chlamydia infection.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gonorrhea infection.
This JAMA Patient Page describes current medications available for outpatient treatment of COVID-19 (nirmatrelvir-ritonavir, remdesivir, and molnupiravir), their effectiveness, and how to obtain them.
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