With more women in medicine than ever before experts see an opportunity to investigate and then implement solutions to combat sexual harassment in medicine Image by Thinkstock

Medicine's #MeToo movement

Experts see the increase of women involved in medicine as an opportunity to investigate and then implement solutions to combat sexual harassment.

ACP bridges perspectives within internal medicine

ACP can serve as a virtual agora where the different professional branches can draw from their common root of internal medicine, and bridge differences by providing a space where members can talk through and think through different perspectives while remaining connected to patient care.

Finding common ground

Rather than standing on the sidelines, ACP selectively supports or opposes issues based on how closely they compare to our own policy recommendations, as determined by our membership.

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Alcohol screening needs to go from an occasional to a routine part of care said an expert in the field Image by Thinkstock

Broad efforts needed to reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths

Internists can intervene in alcohol-related traffic deaths by counseling patients against riding with impaired drivers, promoting local sobriety checkpoints, and supporting mass-media campaigns against alcohol-impaired driving, among other measures.

To better educate patients internists and primary care doctors should explain that type 2 diabetes is essentially a disease of too much sugar in the body not just in the blood one expert recommende

Diabetes remission through diet may be doable, with support

Dietary interventions may be able to send type 2 diabetes into remission, and intensive lifestyle interventions with some help from modern technology means more patients may now have the support they need to accomplish this.

Alternative treatments like mindful meditation acupuncture mindful stress reduction tai chi yoga and cognitive behavioral therapy can play a role in the management of chronic back pain Image by Photodisc

‘New narrative’ for back pain means managing modalities

New modalities to treat low back pain can include alternative treatments like mindfulness meditation, acupuncture, mindful stress reduction, tai chi, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

FDA warns about clarithromycin in heart disease

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Gathering of medical women focuses on female health needs

Women's health differs from men's, both generally and in a number of specific conditions, including liver disease, kidney disease, and digestive and eating disorders, and physicians should take these differences into account in their daily practice.

Screening for lung cancer can be easier said than done

This issue also covers sexual harassment in medicine, women's health, and reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities.

Letters to the Editor

A reader responds to coverage about Open Payments errors.

MKSAP Quiz: Acute onset of fever, chills, cough

A 27-year-old man is evaluated for the acute onset of fever, chills, body aches, and dry cough that began last evening after returning home from trimming timber at a saw mill. He has similar symptoms that have been occurring two to three times a month for the past 3 months. Following a physical exam, pulmonary exam, and chest radiograph, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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