Current Issue - January 2017
Recent studies indicate that late-life bone resiliency has been eroding, and newly released guidelines suggest diagnostic and treatment strategies to counteract that slide among women.
Internists routinely ask patients about smoking and drinking, but should they also ask about eating habits?
Latest Blog Posts
- Why pick on those independent hero physicians?
- Posted Jan 20 at 9:00 AM by Suneel Dhand
- What we know about diet, and why time is of the essence
- Posted Jan 17 at 9:00 AM by David L. Katz, MD
- Prevention paradox
- Posted Jan 16 at 9:00 AM by Ira Nash
Because patients use these two terms to describe a broad range of sensations, the symptom can pose a diagnostic challenge.
Until very recently, medical schools offered little or no training in addiction medicine.
When picturing air medical transport, many people think of helicopters, but there are often other options.
A single study has gone a long way toward changing clinical practice.
The new administration the Congress will force us to rethink our priorities, values, and approach to economic, geopolitical, environmental, educational, religious, and social issues.
The idea that the GOP can come up with a quick and easy plan to replace the ACA is just not realistic. It is going to be a hard slog, not a sprint.
This issue covers such topics as osteoporosis, nutrition, vertigo, and opioids and medical education.
Letters to the editor
Readers weigh in on climate change and the best way to prepare med students as future consultants.
This column reviews a warning on testosterone and other anabolic androgenic steroids and approval of a new drug to treat certain adults with soft-tissue sarcoma.
The ACI final score is composed of three categories: base score, performance score, and bonus score.
What is the most likely cause of the findings in this high-resolution CT scan?
ACP Internist Weekly
From the January 10, 2017 edition
- Potential overdiagnosis may be significantly associated with breast cancer screening
- Statins often not prescribed in younger patients with dyslipidemia, study finds
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