A case study shows how affective errors can lead to a missed diagnosis, by Jerome Groopman, FACP and Pamela Hartzband, FACP
Physicians aren’t obligated to provide end-of-life care that is ineffective or harmful, by Lachlan Forrow, FACP
Marfan syndrome may benefit from angiotension receptor blockers, just one example of how genetic diseases can be cured by available drugs instead of genetic cures, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD
When discussing the PCMH as a model for delivering health care in the U.S. three questions commonly arise.
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (H.R. 6331) was a huge victory for ACP and its allies.
Every summer, the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics announces changes to the ICD-9-CM and the new codes go into effect Oct. 1.
From diabetes and dyslipidemia to hormones and hirsutism, the Endocrine Society’s 90th annual meeting in San Francisco last June was a wellspring of new information and fresh debate.
As evidence mounts about the effects of environmental degradation on all patients’ health, many physicians are making simple and environmentally friendly changes to their practices.
Theresa Chan, MD, really knows how to put her money where her mouth is.
Recalls, warnings, and approvals
Employer-based coverage is the backbone of the current U.S. health insurance system. Is that a good or bad thing?
The prevalance of overweight and obesity changed little between the early 1960s and 1976-1980.
ACP's LEAD program (Leadership Enhancement and Development) grew out of the realization that training physicians in leadership skills would benefit both physicians and the College.