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Understanding Abusive Head Trauma and Child Physical Abuse

Kentucky continues to be a leading state in deaths of children related to child abuse. Specific bruising patterns are significant indicators of abuse. Knowing these patterns, recognizing crucial warning signs, and understanding other traumatic...

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Christina L. Howard, MD, FAAP Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Chief, Pediatric...
Christina L Howard,


Older adults experience a higher incidence of persistent pain across chronic disease trajectories and at end-of-life. Data obtained from the NHANES survey indicates that older adults are almost twice as likely to use opioid analgesics compared to...

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The CDC estimates that more than 50% of American adults of all ages have never been tested for HIV. Therefore, there is a need for providers to place a greater emphasis to screen all patients over the age of 13 in an effort to prevent more new...

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Major depression is a common and treatable mental health disorder. Providers play a vital role in the identification and treatment of this common and disabling mental health condition. However, 50% of all primary care patients with major...

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