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ACC updates decision pathway on nonstatin drugs in ASCVD

Experts considered evidence from the FOURIER trial and the SPIRE-1 and SPIRE-2 trials, as well as evidence on addition of ezetimibe to statin therapy after acute coronary syndrome.

Annals of Internal Medicine features interactive timeline, video message for 90th anniversary

The journal was established in 1927 and will recognize its milestone throughout the year.

MKSAP quiz: Evaluation for amenorrhea of 4 months' duration

A 40-year-old woman is evaluated for amenorrhea of 4 months' duration. She has had weight gain, facial hair, alopecia, and debilitating fatigue. She seems to be gaining weight in her face, abdomen, and neck. She also bruises easily. Her only medication is clobetasol for psoriasis. After physical examination, what is the most likely diagnosis?

10% of those who use opioids account for the vast majority of use

A recent study examined a commercial database of pharmacy claims for more than 20 million privately insured adults without cancer who were continuously enrolled for at least one calendar year between 2001 and 2013 and filled at least one prescription for an opioid.

How ACP members can support hurricane aid efforts

ACP is providing information on help with relief and aid efforts, including volunteer opportunities, ways to donate, and more.

Register now for the webinar ‘Using Data and Discussion to Drive Improvement’

The discussion will focus on how to find, use, and communicate the data that your practice already generates to propel change.

And the winner is …

ACP Internist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.