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Featured Articles - September 2015


Rural Health

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

By Paula S. Katz

The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs that range from smoking cessation in high school to dietary support in grocery stores.

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Women's Health

ACP revises advice on women's health

ACP revises advice on women's health

By Mollie Durkin

New guidelines that change the recommendations for practices such as pelvic exams are leading to changes in the mindsets of physicians and patients.

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Conference Coverage

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

By Stacey Butterfield

Experts are looking at ways to prevent the world's next superbug before it actually causes an epidemic.

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Advance Care Planning

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

By Terri D’Arrigo

With prior planning, physicians can ensure that their patients' wishes are followed at the end of life.

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Genetics

Taking the leap forward to precision medicine

Taking the leap forward to precision medicine

By Kathy Holliman

Genomic targeted therapies may finally deliver the full promise of knowing the family medical history or considering environmental factors during a clinical examination.

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Transitions of Care

Perfecting the post-discharge visit

Perfecting the post-discharge visit

By Charlotte Huff

Physicians and health care researchers are looking at the effectiveness of the post-discharge visit and how best to implement it for maximum results.

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Seizures

Internists likely to see unprovoked first seizure

Internists likely to see unprovoked first seizure

By Leah Lawrence

It's common for internists to see and receive referrals back for unprovoked first seizures, leading to considerations of treatment versus waiting.

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