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Managing medications in patients with heart failure | ACP Internist

Internists can provide a medical home to patients with heart failure so that medications and supplements are regularly assessed and managed, according to experts.
February 2017

Here We Go Again : ACP Internist

This post by Steven Simmons, MD, originally appeared at Better Health. I don't know if I can do it this time. A month ago, when it appea...
April 2019

Azithromycin might kill you, but that's not why you shouldn't take it : ACP Internist

This week the FDA issued a warning about the antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax). The media stories have some patients terrified and some o...
April 2019

Chantix should not be withdrawn : ACP Internist

Despite the rising rates of obesity, smoking is still the single leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Quitting smoking is very dif...
April 2019

Are you at risk for an adverse medication reaction? : ACP Internist

Many patients express concern about being on long term medications. In my view, their concerns are well-founded. At times the treatment can ...
April 2019

Dumping drugs puts traces of meds in taps | ACP Internist

How can you keep the contents of one patient's medicine cabinet from getting into everyone's drinking water? Eventually, physicians could even be asked to pay attention to environmental impact when deciding which drugs to prescribe.
February 2009

QD: News Every Day--Bad ads biggest fault is a lack of safety information : ACP Internist

Few drug ads in peer review journals meet all FDA guidelines, although most ads meet most criteria, and there was little outright bias, a st...
April 2019

New warning for testosterone, approval for inhaled insulin | ACP Internist

This update covers a revised warning on testosterone products about the risk of venous thromboembolism, and approval of a fast-acting inhaled insulin to treat diabetes in adults.
September 2014

New drug treats cancer based on biomarker, not location | ACP Internist

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
July 2017

Five herbal remedies backed by some evidence : ACP Internist

Here at Skeptic North, we've often been a sharp critic of those herbal remedies that are unable to withstand the scrutiny of science. Yet na...
April 2019

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