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Palliative care is our responsibility to patients : ACP Internist

This week we had an all too common clinical situation. A patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) developed pneumoni...

Doctors, death and dignity: the semantics of 'suicide' : ACP Internist

Inevitably, death comes to be seen as the enemy in medical care. A resuscitation effort ends with success, or death. Death is the antithesis...

Diet, as a matter of taste : ACP Internist

Some years ago, I found myself at a corporate meeting of Kraft. I don't recall exactly how or why I wound up on that guest list, but I recal...

Sugar, on a slippery slope : ACP Internist

A commentary published last week in Nature argues for the regulation of sugar as a toxic substance. The authors and I agree about ends--re...

Genes, germs and girth : ACP Internist

We have, it seems, moved on from acknowledging it takes a village to raise a human being. We are well into the realm of realization that it ...

Lazarus took fish oil : ACP Internist

Tales of the prowess and health effects of fish oil (or, more generically, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids) have flopped around more over the...

Changing patient behavior with two power words : ACP Internist

"I recommend." These are two word which, when spoken by a physician to a patient have tremendous power to change behavior. That assumes of c...

Medicine for another day : ACP Internist

A “new era” in medicine does not come along very often. We had one, perhaps, in 1854 when John Snow effectively invented the practical appli...

Chewing on the best diets : ACP Internist

U.S. News and World Report released a list of "best diets" to coincide with the annual bumper crop of weight loss resolutions as the new y...

Chewing, and choking, on false nutritional equivalence : ACP Internist

A lead story that appeared in Medpage Today positions the conclusions of a multidisciplinary panel of prominent nutrition researchers spell...

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