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July/August 2010 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Doctors choose Camel cigarettes in an old TV commercial : ACP Internist

Recently I came upon an old TV ad that features doctors smoking Camel cigarettes. This commercial came my way via LongartsZwolle , a blog by...

Three reasons to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare : ACP Internist

I'm thrilled about the SCOTUS decision . The Supreme Court upheld the gist of the Affordable Care Act ( ACA ). Am I surprised? Yes, like pre...

A case for slower medicine : ACP Internist

A few days ago I met Katy Butler, author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door . Her revealing book about her elderly father’s slow death and her mot...

Lessons from a lead poisoning outbreak in Nigeria : ACP Internist

Over 400 Nigerian children have died from lead poisoning this year, the Times reported last month. The outbreak is centered in five villag...

Get cancer. Lose your job? : ACP Internist

Let’s start with this fact: If you are employed and get a breast cancer diagnosis, it’s less likely you’ll be working at your job 4 years la...

Doctors debate the ethics of assisted suicide | ACP Internist

The medical community and the world at large are looking at how physician-assisted suicide has played out in Washington, Oregon and Montana. Are these states a bellwether or a death knell for legalizing the issue elsewhere? And how should physicians

Big melanoma news as FDA approves vemurafenib (Zelboraf) : ACP Internist

In August the FDA announced approval of Zelboraf ( vemurafenib ) for treatment of some patients advanced melanoma. This is the second drug ...

Cyberchondria rising, or can we call it 'Googlitis'? : ACP Internist

Yesterday American Medical News informed me that cyberchondria is on the rise . So it's a good moment to consider the term's meaning and hi...

What underlies the costs of dementia : ACP Internist

A story in the New York Times concerned the projected costs of dementia in the United States. Pam Belluck did a top-notch job covering the...

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