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While recent concessions made by CMS on the ICD-10 transition may relieve stress for practices making the transition, some say it’s not enough.

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.

The majority of pregnant patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have favorable pregnancy outcomes, with few experiencing severe flares.

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Study shows that the inflammatory process associated with systemic lupus erythematosus may contribute to MetS over time.

Patients diagnosed with systemic sclerosis (SSc) may have a three times greater risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) – including potentially deadly clots in the lungs – and an increased risk in the first year after a diagnosis, accordin

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Loneliness, substance abuse, dating violence, and hopelessness, are just some of the risk factors for suicide, which remains the second leading cause of death for college students.

Now . . . the follow-up to the sequel you've all been waiting for! In the spirit of fun, we present half a dozen unadulterated pearls of clinical wisdom culled from articles submitted by physicians to this web site over the years.

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The author offers a brief commentary in response to feedback from readers of a previously published case.

These slides summarize the latest sun safety dos and don’ts, providing the most sound and sensible patient education recommendations under the sun.

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After a virtual visit offering useful medical advice, I have found the patient more likely to follow up. Isn’t that the essence of primary care?

How will pay-for-performance affect specialists who treat the more challenging patients? Our blogger shares her thoughts and concerns.

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It can cost up to 10 percent of the value of a home to live in it each year. Here are a few ways home ownership adds up.

For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Bruce Reiner, MD, about his work and the future of radiology.

Digital communities and online self-management tools have the potential to improve clinical outcomes among epilepsy patients.

This Q&A series explores radiology’s role in overdiagnosis in a variety of conditions.

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The inherent flaws in this doctor’s EHR system has created an ethical dilemma, which he says cannot be solved.

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Here are six steps to protect yourself and your practice from malpractice suits stemming from a patient's prescription addiction.

Practice-payer alignment is more important than ever before and should involve a third party: your health IT vendors. Here's why.

Biomarkers in the blood may be an effective tool for diagnosis and personalized therapy. Learn more about this and two other studies regarding multiple sclerosis.

His new hip healed in, we’re working on a bluff, talking doctors and health care reform as we shove a new propane tank into place...

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