Survivors of pediatric diseases are a growing group in the U.S., and will soon make up a larger segment of internists' practices. ... And read about how one medical practice put in the time and effort to become Rhode Island's first National Committee for
s appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them. ... Once a relative new kid on the block, the metabolic syndrome is now more widely recognized, but it's still the source of some clinical controversy.
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”.].
This year's over 6,000 attendees—physicians, medical students and allied health professionals—had more than enough to choose from to make their meeting experience a success. ... And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from
But there's evidence that some physicians are willing to break the mold. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
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.
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
Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, FACP. Editor's note: ACP InternistWeekly's March 18 edition covered a court's decision to award internist Gary Gibson, FACP, money to cover the cost of ... James O. Wells, FACP. Atlanta. As an Ohio physician, I was pleased to note
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.