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Let's talk Ebola

Until the infection can be controlled in Africa, there is always the chance that a traveler will have silent disease.
November 2021

What is shingles?

Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...
November 2021

Primary care takes on opioid addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that using medications to treat opioid use disorder increases retention in treatment programs and decreases overdose, drug use, infectious disease transmission, and criminal activity. ... Dr. Wakeman likened
October 2017

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Fellowship: Infectious disease, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India, 1993-1994; infectious disease, Communicable Disease Center, Singapore, 1996. ... ACP Fellowship: 2001. Present positions: Chief, department of medicine, and attending physician,
November 2018

MKSAP Quiz: 12-hour history of fever

The correct answer is C. Intraerythrocytic tetrad forms. This item is Question 62 in MKSAP 18's Infectious Disease section. ... Babesia species are transmitted by the same tick that causes Lyme disease; infection also can be acquired through transfusion
November 2020

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

Given that hepatitis B is a dynamic disease, with the diagnosis often occurring long after the time of infection, Dr. ... 2017;167:794-804. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hepatitis B vaccination—United States, 1982-2002.
April 2018

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

The remaining six sections (Endocrinology and Metabolism, General Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Rheumatology) will launch in 2020.
February 2020

Medical fright: Ebola

Amidst the clatter of the Middle East, children fleeing danger to come across our borders, and lawsuits against the White House, there’s thi...
November 2021

Address Maintenance of Certification at Internal Medicine 2012

We will discuss hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, critical care, cultural competency, safety and more, all through the lens of one inpatient admission,” Dr.
March 2012

Behind the mask: school days

Reopening our schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is on everyone's minds, and the outlines of the conflict are at this point clear to many:...
November 2021

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