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Sudden, Painful Bumps on the Feet of a Child
An 8-year-old boy was seen in the ED for sudden, extreme tenderness of the soles of his feet. He now sees you, in primary care.
Face Facts: An 8-Question Derm Quiz
Take this brief quiz to test your knowledge of skin diseases that may occur on and around the face.
Unique Antidote to Burnout: A Trip to the DMV
One clinician's encounter with kindness at the department of motor vehicles was just the Rx for burnout that day.
First WHO Update to STI Guidelines since 2003
Data published in the US this summer on STIs suggested there may be a time when we are unable to treat gonorrhea infections.
Why Many Doctors Don't Say 'I'm Sorry'
A number of states and the District of Columbia have laws that exclude apologies from admissibility in court.
Multiple Nevi on a Young Man
The teen presents for an annual physical. You note asymmetric papular lesions that cover his trunk. What is your diagnosis?
ADHD Strongly Overlaps, Worsens Teen Depression, Especially in Girls
A new study on gender differences in ADHD-depression overlap found each ADHD symptom significantly worsened depression.
Methylphenidate Ups Arrhythmia Risk in Kids
The relative risk of CV events with methylphenidate is generally low; however risk of MI may be higher in the early days after initiation.
Ins and Outs of COPD Bronchodilation
Responsiveness is consistent over the short term in individual patients but highly variable between patients.
Do High Levels of HDL Cholesterol Increase COPD Risk?
Findings reported at the European Respiratory Society meeting point to "yes;" the effect size of decline in FEV1 may surprise you.
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