New legislation in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that insurance plans cover alcohol treatment as an essential health care benefit, prompting internists to integrate care for alcohol use disorders into their practices.
1 Oct 2015
A recent report might shed some diagnostic insight on the profound fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, and other nagging symptoms that could indicate myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.
1 Jun 2015
Each of the new peer-to-peer activities provides opportunities for ACP members to earn free CME/MOC credit and meet many state-based CME requirements.
1 Feb 2022
An expert reviewed the available drugs for patients with sickle cell disease and offered advice on how to use them.
1 Jun 2021
Lower-extremity revascularization appears to yield poor functional outcomes in nursing home residents
Most nursing home residents who undergo lower-extremity revascularization are unlikely to benefit from it, according to a new study.
14 Apr 2015
Physicians in states that have legalized marijuana should begin to educate and prepare themselves for discussing the perils of recreational use and related illnesses, some of which can be severely debilitating.
1 May 2015
New guidelines for prescribing methadone for opioid addiction and pain management offer advice for primary care and specialty providers about safety and electrocardiogram monitoring to identify patients at high risk for cardiac problems.
6 May 2014
New modalities to treat low back pain can include alternative treatments like mindfulness meditation, acupuncture, mindful stress reduction, tai chi, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
1 May 2018
Readers respond to previous coverage about mergers of large insurance companies, and with concerns about our coverage of complementary care.
1 Apr 2016
This issue covers guidelines on chronic pain, the utility of the bedside exam, and a new shingles vaccination.
1 Feb 2018