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Spirituality may play larger role in new health care environment

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.
October 2012

New research, drugs may change care of common conditions

Finally, this issue's Q&A delves into the details of a large medical home pilot in Colorado.
November 2012

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

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
September 2012

Keeping up with cannabis

What's more, patients who are ingesting, smoking, or inhaling marijuana or related products may not be telling their physicians about them. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
April 2019

Meeting baby boomers' high expectations

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
July 2012

Finding and treating a tricky disorder

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.
March 2012

The politics of health care

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
January 2012

Letters to the Editor

The session's presenter, a surgical subspecialist, recommended, among other things, saving time by using a “scribe” to take a patient's history. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP
April 2011

Drug shortages cause scrambles in primary care

It's not always easy to attract medical professionals to practice in rural areas, so incentive programs, such as loan forgiveness, are relatively commonplace. ... Patients whose cases are accepted undergo a rigorous examination by a panel of physicians
May 2012

No such thing as ‘one fits all’ for physicians and mobile devices

Smartphones and tablets can put medical information at a doctor's fingertips, making it easier to calculate drug dosages, look up symptoms or side effects, and explain complicated diseases to patients. ... Paula S. Katz surveys the current technological
April 2012

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