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Chronic Diseases

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

By Charlotte Huff

A recent report might shed some diagnostic insight on the profound fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, and other nagging symptoms that could indicate myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Diet and Nutrition

Guidelines diminish cholesterol worries

Guidelines diminish cholesterol worries

By Kathy Holliman

Physicians can expect questions from patients confused by a committee's report stating that dietary cholesterol should no longer be considered “a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.”

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Global Health

Ebola outbreak holds lessons for world health community

By Beth Thomas Hertz

U.S. physicians who traveled to Africa to combat Ebola there brought home lessons for the world health community.

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Perspectives

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Guest President's Message

Imperturbability, preparation for internal medicine's future

By Tanveer P. Mir, MD, MACP

Student well-being and resiliency should be part and parcel of medical training, and this lifelong learning will help them overcome some of the burnout issues facing medicine today.

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Washington Perspective

With SGR dead and buried, what's next for ACP advocacy?

By Robert B. Doherty

Removing the sustainable growth rate formula frees up physician advocacy organizations to talk to Congress about other important issues that otherwise would have been overshadowed, such as the Primary Care Incentive Payment Program.

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Practice Management

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Practice Tips

What prescribers need to know about Medicare Part D

By Margo Williams

Effective July 1, 2015, physicians who prescribe drugs to Part D enrollees must either be enrolled in Medicare or have a valid opt-out affidavit on file in order for the prescriptions to be paid for.

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FDA Update

Warnings on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

Warnings on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

By Stacey Butterfield

This update covers combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir, and another direct-acting antiviral for hepatitis C, as well as the approval of a non-invasive test to aid in the diagnosis of gastroparesis.

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ACP's Centennial

1965-1974: ACP faces angry students, new specialists

By Stacey Butterfield

ACP's sixth decade witnesses the founding of new specialties, new technological advances, and even a student protest.

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Test Yourself

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Test Yourself

From the MKSAP case studies

From the MKSAP case studies

A 28-year-old previously healthy woman is evaluated in the hospital for a 3-week history of progressive fatigue, dyspnea with exertion, and easy bruisability. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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