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Acromegaly was diagnosed in a 36-year-old woman who presented with loss of vision in the right eye that had initially involved the peripheral field. Which statement about acromegaly is NOT true?

Sleep disorders can cause comorbid ills and many medical conditions can disturb the yin-yang of sleep and waking. Take our sleep quiz to find out what you know about which comes first.

The guidelines establish consistency for emergency care workers and reflect lessons learned from the recent experiences of US hospitals.

The neuroscience is clear—you can’t possibly get good at multitasking. It’s a myth. Rather than keep trying to improve the “skill,” why not try something different. Read on . . .

A 62-year-old man has moderate to severe leg pain after playing 36 holes of golf. The pain originates from the lumbar spine and radiates into his lower extremities. What is the best course of treatment?

A 66-year-old woman had a mildly pruritic rash on the buttocks, lower back, abdomen, and upper posterior thighs. The eruption had been present for approximately 18 months. Your diagnosis?

Thyroglossal duct cyst; HCV-HIV coinfection; slurred speech and trouble swallowing and chewing . . . see how well you do on the quiz questions this week.

A 45-year-old man with knee pain has medial osteoarthritis, and you prescribe NSAIDs. He plans to attend tennis camp. Do you recommend he wear a brace?

A 56-year-old woman presents with persistent pain and tenderness in both hands. A workup reveals she has erosive osteoarthritis. Which factors are most strongly associated with increased pain?

Difficulty with sleep is a common problem for people with chronic pain. Plus, it is well known that while pain medications cause sedation, they can also disrupt normal sleep cycles.

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