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Online yoga program improved physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis
A 12-week unsupervised, home-based online yoga program improved physical function but not knee pain during walking compared with online education about osteoarthritis, an Australian randomized trial found.
Research looks at out-of-pocket prescription costs
One study evaluated the effect of real-time pop-up recommendations for lower-priced prescription alternatives, while a second study modeled capping monthly expenses and shifting the patients' savings back to the insurance plan.
MKSAP Quiz: Preparticipation physical examination for sports
An 18-year-old man is evaluated during a preparticipation physical examination for his college soccer team. He is asymptomatic. He describes no limitation in his exercise capacity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate test to perform?
AHA scientific statement offers guidance on LV thrombus
Among other recommendations, clinicians should treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction using oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
Impostor phenomenon common among physicians, study finds
In a survey of 3,116 U.S. physicians, 36.4%, 17.4%, and 5.8% reported moderate, frequent, and intense impostor phenomenon, which was associated with increased burnout and suicidal ideation and less professional fulfillment.
And the winner is …
ACP Internist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.