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Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.

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Some things never change, or do they? Find answers here to key questions about the current state of high blood pressure treatment.

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I don't know of anything like the film, "Voices." See it if you haven’t, and recommend it to others, too.

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Don't be afraid of big data. Instead, use it to bring meaningful change to your practice to help patients and staff.

Clinicians were more likely to discuss breast cancer screening issues with patients following an educational intervention.

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The news from the PROMISSE study on pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus is good for non-Hispanic white women and not so good for Hispanic white and African-American in women.

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NEJM weighs weak evidence of benefit against small risk of viscosupplementation for osteoarthritic knees and recommends against it.

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I'm often asked how much life insurance physicians require and what type I recommend. Here are my answers.

Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

The author of this book tells the story of the evolution of psychiatry from a place of skepticism and distain to its more recent emergence as a modern neuroscience.

For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Charles Kahn, Jr, MD, MS, about his work and the future of radiology.

Chronic exposure to superantigens, such as Staphylococcus aureus, may play a role in impaired glucose metabolism and the development of type 2 diabetes in the overweight and obese.

I find that physicians in private practice are passionate about what they do, and most want to stay independent.

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For PHOs and super groups, one practice's misstep to put everyone at risk. Here are six potential threats to avoid and the best way to stay safe.

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Adding rituximab to methotrexate improved outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis, without increasing adverse effects. There were some caveats, however.

We present tips for your diabetic patients to remember while traveling and dealing with heat and humidity.

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One in four people may cancel or delay surgery because the whole idea of general anesthesia is frightening. Offer good counsel to help keep things on track.

The ACA has increased the demand for providers at all levels, and that demand will only continue to grow as more patients enter the healthcare system.

Low-dose CT observation of nonsolid lung nodules is safe.

This systemic review and meta-analysis found no significant benefit to arthroscopic knee surgery. An editorialist asks, “In light of this evidence, why is arthroscopy still so common?”

Research into AD pathogenesis and identification of early biomarkers could contribute to the development of new treatments. We present several recent findings.

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