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Low back pain prevalent among U.S. workers, may be underreported, survey finds

More than 10% of workers with frequent and severe low back pain had stopped working, changed jobs, or made a major change in work activities in the past three months because of low back pain.

Time of day associated with ordering, completion of cancer screening

An editorial noted that referrals to screening could be handled by other clinic staff, easing the burden on physicians.

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for hypertension

A 57-year-old man is evaluated during a routine visit. History is significant for hypertension. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?

ACP offers tools, resources on fostering productive conversations about health care cost

Resources include evidence-based articles published in a supplement to Annals of Internal Medicine and multimedia content.

Governance Committee seeks Regents for 2020

All candidates for new Regents must declare their intent to be a candidate by Aug. 1, 2019, and submit the required materials no later than Sept. 1, 2019.

Isolation and loneliness among physicians

The latest KevinMD column from Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, looks at loneliness.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.