Aspirin's long-standing role in cardiovascular health does not resolve its precise benefit in terms of cardiovascular prevention, specifically in patients who haven't had a myocardial infarction or stroke.
ACP recognizes former College officials who have passed.
I have been thinking more about the price of health care services. I have already shared some thoughts about this, but this time I have a m...
In medicine, internists need to mind not just their "P's and Q's" but their "P's and M's," that is, evidence-based practice and evidence-based medicine.
In one of my earliest blog posts , I told the story of a patient of mine who asked if she could use an app on her smartphone to monitor her ...
There are a few themes that permeate this blog: the impact of new technology on medical practice, evidence-based care, health care financing...
Alcohol is associated with so many benefits and harms that it's hard to know where to start talking to patients about using it. One place might be alcohol misuse and abuse. Teach patients where they fall on the continuum of drinking behavior.
All good physicians want to do the right thing. They want to recommend effective therapies to their patients that will improve outcomes or a...
If there were such a thing as royalty in the medical blog world, Kevin, MD might well be king.
Gottlieb Friesinger II, MD, MACP, a noted cardiologist and former ACP governor, died on July 28, 2012, at the age of 83.