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ACP joins internal medicine organizations in awarding grants to support DEI

A total of $470,000 in grants was awarded to 20 projects promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at medical schools and teaching hospitals across the U.S.
25 Jul 2023

Silent epidemic: Alcohol and preventable death, despair

Alcohol use disorder is often linked to poverty, unemployment, social isolation, and other social determinants of health, and medicine must address these underlying factors to genuinely reduce the risks associated with alcohol.
1 Jul 2023

Adherence to sleep apnea treatment reduces health care use, costs in heart failure

Positive airway pressure-adherent patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and obstructive sleep apnea had fewer health care visits, including ED and hospital visits, than nonadherent patients, according to a new industry-funded study.
18 Jul 2023

Balancing benefits and harms of pain meds in older adults

Pain guidelines issued by medical societies call for nondrug therapies and exercise as primary recommendations for chronic pain.
1 Jul 2023

Intensive blood pressure control effective in older frail patients, study finds

Data from SPRINT indicated that frail patients were at higher risk for cardiovascular events than nonfrail patients and benefited similarly from a blood pressure target of less than 120 mm Hg, with no significant increase in adverse events.
11 Jul 2023

Sleep apnea, daytime sleepiness linked to higher coronary artery calcium scores

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness had a 66% higher risk of atherosclerosis than those with neither condition, a Brazilian analysis found.
4 Jul 2023

A living guideline for depression treatment

ACP recommends choosing between a second-generation antidepressant or cognitive behavioral therapy for adults in the acute phase of moderate to severe major depressive disorder.
1 Jun 2023

Social determinants of health associated with higher CVD mortality rates in Black persons

Unemployment, lower family income, food insecurity, not owning a home, and not being married or living with a partner were significantly associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality independently of established behavioral and metabolic risk factors.
15 Aug 2023

Big barrier to buprenorphine removed

The U.S. government no longer requires an X waiver to treat patients with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
1 Mar 2023

Wrong-sized blood pressure cuffs give inaccurate results, trial finds

Using a regular-sized blood pressure cuff led to inaccurately low systolic readings in patients who should have been measured with a small cuff and overly high readings in those who should have been measured with a large or extra-large cuff.
15 Aug 2023

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