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Childhood Cancer Survivors Turn to Primary Care as Adults

Adults who have survived childhood cancer are at high risk for serious illness but typically are not followed by an adult oncologist. You are likely to see the first suspicious signs.

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Hypertension and diabetes, hypertension and stroke/dementia, renal artery stenosis and hypertension in children, pulmonary arterial hypertension, portal hypertensive gastropathy, central retinal vein occlusion—a close look at some common hypertension-related conditions.

A 67-year-old woman noted the appearance of several non-tender, rock-hard, purple-colored nodules on her legs. Her medical history was significant for distant non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The violaceous color and configuration of the skin lesions suggests which of the following?

Allergic contact dermatitis is common, can be debilitating for patients, and may mimic other dermatoses.

Lone atrial fibrillation describes isolated episodes of AF that have been previously considered benign. A revised picture is emerging, according to a new study.

A very large observational study heightens concern around use of digoxin in the treatment of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation, despite guideline recommendations.

A new study identifies obesity and inactivity as independent risk factors for atrial fibrillation in post-menopausal women. Exercise attenuated the risk in the study cohort.

Results of the very few randomized controlled trials that look at how yoga affects symptoms of type 2 diabetes point to no ill but wide uptake of the practice is a stretch.

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