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Americans more likely to incur high medical costs, insurance snafus than global counterparts

Americans more likely to incur high medical costs, insurance snafus than global counterpartsErectile dysfunction a useful marker for cardiovascular risk in diabetics

Erectile dysfunction a useful marker for cardiovascular risk in diabetics

MKSAP Quiz: recurrent nasal symptoms

MKSAP Quiz: recurrent nasal symptoms

Appropriate uses considered for echocardiography in common clinical scenariosTelemonitoring no more effective than usual care after hospitalization in heart failure patients

Appropriate uses considered for echocardiography in common clinical scenarios

MRI screening associated with improved survival in women at high risk for breast cancer

Telemonitoring no more effective than usual care after hospitalization in heart failure patients

Senate acts to prevent Medicare cut

Senate acts to prevent Medicare cut

ACP reminds physicians, public about importance of screening for HIVACP's Washington office accepting internship applications

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ACP reminds physicians, public about importance of screening for HIV

In support of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, ACP is reminding physicians to adopt routine screening for HIV and encourage patients to be tested.

ACP's Washington office accepting internship applications

The College's Washington office is now accepting applications for a newly created Health Policy Internship Program. The interns will work with ACP staff to plan ACP's annual Leadership Day and will be responsible for researching and presenting students and residents at Leadership Day with information on health policy issues relevant to those groups. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited medical school or internal medicine training program and must be a member of ACP. One Associate member and one medical student member will be chosen for the month-long spring internship.

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Physician editor: Daisy Smith, MD, FACP