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Rachael Zimlich, RN
Rachael Zimlich is a freelance writer in Cleveland, Ohio. She writes regularly for Contemporary Pediatrics, Managed Healthcare Executive, and Medical Economics.
Why are pediatric services declining in major cities?
Children are being transferred for care of common problems, highlighting a problem with regionalism in pediatric care.
Home-based coaching can help COPD patients get moving, avoid hospitalization
Tailored health coaching services can help keep COPD patients moving and avoid exacerbations, according to a new report.
Certain bronchodilators can increase cardiovascular risks in COPD patients
Study: Certain bronchodilators may lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in COPD patients at onset of starting therapy.
How pediatricians can improve sexual and reproductive care
Pediatricians are falling short when it comes to adequately addressing sexual and reproductive healthcare for teenagers, but new guidance aims to offer strategies for improvement.
Education is key in helping parents manage accidents
Accidents happen, but many parents might take the opportunity to panic. Pediatricians can help them prepare.
New study: Weight loss results in diabetes remission
U.K. study reveals that individuals who maintain a 10- to 30-pound weight loss might achieve diabetes remission, but U.S. authorities question such strict dieting.
Shared decision-making in HIV care lacking
Patients with HIV report having little involvement in their care decisions, but many also report feeling too poorly educated about the options to want the choice.
Primary care is key for containing the next wave in HIV infections
Primary care may hold the key when it comes to early surveillance and treatment of new HIV infections.
Assisting diabetics through holiday temptations
Physicians can help patients plan and manage holiday temptation so a few days of indulgence doesn’t turn into a new normal in the new year.
CDC updates Zika testing and management guidelines
Pediatricians need to stay committed to following those infants with possible exposure to Zika to understand the effects of Zika infection and ensure appropriate care and services.

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