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.
Prompt action by Alabama rheumatologists has caused Blue Cross Blue Shield to rethink a policy denying all claims for injections into knees with osteoarthritis. But a similar "ban" on hyaluronic acid in neighboring Florida takes effect today.
A major disconnect in psoriatic arthritis treatment: Assessment tools and guidelines largely ignore flares. But over half of patients in two new surveys report severe flares or completely unremitting disease. Both are linked to poor outcomes.
ADHD lowers the quality of life in adults with epilepsy; epilepsy is associated with social deprivation and increased risk of venous thromboembolism: details of these recent findings in this slide show.