Gerontology & Geriatrics

Palliative care is underutilized in nursing homes, says study

Palliative care, specialized medical care focusing on providing relief from the symptoms—including pain—and the stress of serious illness, is underutilized in nursing homes, despite the large number of nursing home residents ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

During a heat wave, high indoor temperatures can also prove dangerous

During hot weather—like the wave of 90-plus-degree days that Philly will experience this week—most of the public's attention is focused on skyrocketing outdoor temperatures that can cause serious medical complications ...

Health

Past-year pap testing rates were lower in 2022 than 2019

Past-year Papanicolaou testing rates were lower in 2022 than in 2019, overall, and lower rates were seen in rural versus urban women, according to a study published in online June 14 in JAMA Network Open.

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