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Adding colchicine after MI may reduce cardiovascular events

While a trial found that low-dose colchicine reduced cardiovascular events after myocardial infarction (MI) significantly more than placebo, there are unresolved questions about inflammation as a therapeutic target, an accompanying editorial noted.

ACP reminds internists to recommend flu shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week

ACP offers free patient education resources that explain how vaccines are safe, save lives, and protect the people around us.

MKSAP Quiz: Progressive malaise and weakness, aches, and stiffness

A 79-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of progressive malaise and weakness, aching bilateral shoulders and hips, and stiffness. He recently noted aching in his jaw when chewing and reports new left-sided headaches. His erythrocyte sedimentation rate is elevated. What is the most appropriate initial management?

European guidelines for breast cancer screening differ from U.S. recommendations

The guidelines pertain to organized screening programs for women ages 40 to 75 years who are at average risk for breast cancer and address screening type and frequency, as well as follow-up of abnormal results.

ACP offers resources to help physicians navigate telehealth technology

Physicians can get help understanding options, insurance coverage, and billing codes for providing telehealth and explore ACP's related calculator, case study, white paper, podcast, and policy recommendations.

Physicians need to work together to reduce administrative burden

In his latest KevinMD column, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, discusses administrative burden, burnout, and potential solutions.

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.