It's winter, but that doesn't mean patients or physicians can forget about skin cancer, which should be a concern at all times of the year. ... Neil Kirschner, ACP's senior associate for regulatory and insurer affairs, provides an overview of what to
Besides, as one of the show's writers said after listening to Dr. ... Editor's Note: This made it onto the show as Episode 7 of Season 5: “The Itch”.].
Then there's the related issue of how much “one drink” really is. ... in his first year of residency, including the importance of one's peers to a high-quality medical education.
theft.”. [Editor's note: The rule was originally to take effect May 1; the FTC announced it would delay enforcement on April 30. ... Debra Lansey is Associate for Regulatory and Insurer Affairs in ACP's Washington, D.C.
Cultural and spiritual beliefs haven't always played a large role in U.S. ... In our story, Paula S. Katz discusses why physicians who are comfortable with their own spirituality may find it easier to incorporate patients' beliefs into clinical practice.
Finally, this issue's Q&A delves into the details of a large medical home pilot in Colorado.
With Arizona [Editor's note: After the story appeared, the state passed a medical marijuana ballot measure by 4,300 of 1.6 million votes cast], there are now 15 states ... Robert A. Murden, FACP. Columbus, Ohio. The letters to the editor in the
This month's Conference Coverage section brings you news from the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting, held earlier this year in Philadelphia. ... Finally, our Letters to the Editor section features readers' reactions to a recent column on
But while new hepatitis C cases are on the decline in the U.S., the number of long-term cases is increasing. ... Complicating matters, many patients begin taking statins and start an exercise program at the same time, making it harder to determine what's
Patients with this condition can have no symptoms at all, and it's often detected as an incidental finding on a blood test. ... We feature rural medicine in this issue with a look at the federal government's Indian Health Service in New Mexico.