Much like with anemia, symptoms can point to several different problems and might not be recognized as pulmonary embolism until it's too late. ... This issue also debuts a new column, “The Patient's Voice,” the result of a collaboration between ACP
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
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.
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.
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.
Although none of these measures have yet been put into practice—both the Texas and Florida laws have been stayed by federal injunction, and California's governor vetoed the mammogram ... Paula S. Katz examines how primary care physicians can help
If you do a Google search, that's typically what will pop up. ... Editor's Note: The Delta Air Lines flight mentioned in this story was operated by Republic Airline, a Delta Connection carrier.