Perspectives - October 2015
A reflection on recent tragedies leads to embracement of initiatives meant to stem the tide of gun violence.
Despite grumblings on social media, physicians are upbeat on the topics of health information technology, value-based payments, and the Affordable Care Act.
The single most important factor in promoting adult immunization is strong advocacy from a physician, and the recommendation of a general internist is a vital factor in whether patients receive needed vaccines.
This issue covers topics such as the uptick of alcohol misuse treatment in primary care, the mind-body connection between mental health and heart disease, and ways in which patients can educate each other more effectively about lifestyle maintenance.
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