November/December Observer Contents
New look for ACP’s newspaper
Send in your cases of medical diagnosis
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Proof or promise? Get the facts on CAM
Growing evidence base helps doctors advise patients about alternative therapies
If physicians don't ask, patients won't tell about CAM
Reassuring patients that they won't be judged or dismissed can help open up the lines of communication
More teens are on drugs—the legal kind
Survey shows increases in adolescent prescriptions for chronic and mental illness
Sleep disorder rise is wake-up call for internists
E-mail in demand but cost, security worry physicians
Universal coverage priority for AMA's next president
Family history may be primary care's best genetic test
Readers express views on dialysis, micropractices and other issues
Tamper-resistant Medicaid prescriptions, billing for PAs
Mind your reminders …
FDA review: new blood tests and blood-loss products.
Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project finds increasing resistance
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Evidence-based recommendations about care
Awaiting the next chapter of SCHIP, Medicare saga
Rigorous review goes into ACP's clinical guidelines
College announces nominees for Officers and Regents
College announces chapter awards
Call for Spring 2008 Board of Governors Resolutions
CME Bulletin Board
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