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Primary Care / General Practice News From Medical News Today
  • Is this rash baby acne or eczema?
    Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that commonly affect young babies. In this article, we look at their similarities and how to tell them apart. We also cover treatment options and when to see a doctor.

  • 1 in 4 US antibiotics may be inappropriately prescribed
    Records of 19.2 million privately insured people show that 23.2 percent of antibiotic prescription fills in the United States in 2016 were inappropriate.

  • Are statins overprescribed for cardiovascular disease prevention?
    A modeling study that assessed the harms and benefits of statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease suggests that doctors may overprescribe them.

  • Can you take a Z pack for a cold?
    Taking a Z pack for a cold will have no effect. This is because a Z pack is a type of antibiotic that works for bacterial infections, not viral infections such as the cold. There are also some safety concerns about taking a Z pack for viral infections, so doing so should only occur under the supervision of a doctor.

  • What are the health benefits of Thai massage?
    Thai massage is an ancient practice wherein a practitioner will bend a person's body into different poses. Learn about the benefits and possible side effects of Thai massage, as well as what the research says about it, here.

  • What to know about baby acne
    Baby acne, or neonatal acne, affects around 20 percent of newborns. It usually clears up without treatment. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and similar conditions here.

  • How to get super glue off the skin
    Super glue is an effective adhesive, but a person may accidentally bind their skin to other objects, or glue their fingers together. Super glue is not usually harmful to the skin, and a few quick home remedies can remove it. Learn how to get super glue off the skin using acetone, a pumice stone, butter, and more.

  • How to give an intramuscular injection
    Intramuscular injections are for medicines that people must inject into a muscle rather than the bloodstream or fatty tissue. In this article, find out the standard locations for intramuscular injections. We also provide a step-by-step guide on how to give an intramuscular injection at home.

  • When will labor start if you are 1-centimeter dilated?
    When labor begins, the cervix dilates, widening up to 10 centimeters (cm) over time. However, dilating to 1 cm does not always mean that labor will begin soon. In this article, we describe what dilating to 1 cm can signal. We also look into other possible signs of labor and when to contact a doctor.

  • Is it safe to mix acetaminophen and alcohol?
    People take acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol or Tylenol, to treat pain and fever. In combination with alcohol, this drug can cause side effects, such as stomach upset, or severely damage the liver. In this article, we outline the risks of combining acetaminophen and alcohol and give tips on how to stay safe.