In the News


Rise of medical marijuana requires good doctoring

Physicians considering recommending the therapeutic use of cannabis should take a thorough history of patients' prior use of marijuana and marijuana products.

Tips on treating adults with autism

Internists treating adults with autism need to consider the wide variation in function and symptoms.

‘Wearables' warrant wary expectations

New medical potential for wearables is coming despite the current uncertainties, as recreational fitness devices evolve toward medical-grade technology capable of diagnosing and managing disease.

New knowledge on human microbiome begins to impact practice

The first annual Dr. Ananda Prasad Lecture in Physiology highlighted the role of the human microbiome in health and disease.

Recent research challenges diverticulitis dogma

Internists now know that patients who have a sibling with diverticulitis can have three times the risk for the disease, and a low-risk lifestyle decreases risk of incident diverticulitis by half. Nuts, seeds, and popcorn are now OK.

Improving physician well-being and reducing administrative burdens are ACP priorities

ACP is developing resources to support the efficiency of practice, personal resilience, and establishment of a culture of wellness to assist individuals, practices, organizations, and training programs to promote internist well-being and professional satisfaction.

Annual Business Meeting to be held today

A key feature of the meeting is the presentation of ACP's priorities for 2018-2019 by Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP.

New Fellows from U.S. Army Chapter recognized

ACP congratulates two new Fellows from the U.S. Army Chapter.

Talk about hospital medicine today

Jamie S. Newman, MD, MHA, FACP, will be discussing his 10-minute take on the risks of bias in hospitalist practice at the ACP Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall.