January Internist Contents
New look for ACP’s newspaper
Send in your cases of medical diagnosis
Examining the ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice, by Lachlan Forrow, FACP
Staffing can make or break a small practice
In a quest to unveil common problems for small practices and offer solutions, the College's Center for Practice Innovation visited 34 practices across the U.S. over a two-year period. Part one of the six-part series looks at the unique staffing issues faced by small offices.
Physicians practice putting mind over matter
Meditation techniques help physicians maintain an open outlook
Gastroenterologists face consequences of obesity epidemic
Assessing BMI, waist size vital to preventing worsening obesity
National Trends: Obesity
Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs
Annual meeting unveils research, techniques that could help stem the tide of resistance and disease, particularly with the increase of 'C-diff'
The Colonoscopy Conundrum: Studies suggest the importance of screening, but convincing patients is another matter
New research evaluates RA patients’ cardiovascular risks
In-office research can trip up even the most ethical doctors
Letters to the Editor
Cartoon Caption Contest
Personalized medicine with a genomic twist
The latest drug alerts and approvals.
Where do the presidential hopefuls stand on health care?
The brave new world of medical wikis
Perspectives on the College's much-anticipated report, "Achieving a High-Performance Health Care System with Universal Access: What the United States Can Learn from Other Countries."
Regents and Governors News
Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism
Evidence-based recommendations about care
CME Bulletin Board.
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