Internists caring for RA patients should be aware of the disease's constellation of effects so they can provide targeted screening and treatment. ... In March 2009, Washington became the second U.S. state after Oregon to permit physician-assisted suicide.
Also in this issue, look for highlights from the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
While the presidential candidates debate different strategies for reforming the ailing U.S. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
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
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”.].
Today, though, the average age at diagnosis is in the 50s, and the incidence in the U.S. ... ACP's annual meeting, Internal Medicine 2010, takes place later this month in Toronto, Canada.
Internal medicine in Nepal is only about 50 years old, so the residency program represents an exciting step forward, said the Nepali and U.S. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Meanwhile, most others who aren't so sure about vitamin D's long-term effects urge caution and moderation. ... It's essential, experts say, to treat the whole person rather than just the disease.
may think it's unnecessary because they have all the time in the world. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Another story offers insights on treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S., while another story will teach you how to become a better ... volunteer. Learn how a patient's“ story” can add crucial