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Vaccines and the Lottery: Winners and Losers at Disneyland
Why is receiving a vaccination a bit like entering a lottery? Our author uses the 2014 measles outbreak in California to illustrate.
Vaccines and Purpura: Possible Cause and Effect?
A 5 y/o boy bruises easily. Mom thinks he has leukemia. On exam he does have purpura. So, where do vaccines fit in?
Top 5 Primary Care Apps
Need to convert from ICD9 to ICD10 or calculate equianalgesic opioid dosing? Find the apps for that, and 3 more time-savers, here.
8 Burning Questions About Smoking
Take this quick smoking quiz to brush up on the facts and offer sound clinical guidance to your patients.
New Analyses Only Partly Defuse ROCKET-AF Trial Concerns
Critics continue to call for independent analysis by outside investigators not involved with the original trial.
A Friable Lesion on the Neck of a 15-year-old Boy: Dx?
Video: The lesion bleeds easily and grows back quickly when "knocked off."
Why are mental health questions still allowed on physician job applications?
A physician says she has lied on job applications about treatment for postpartum depression. Is that really necessary?
Thumbs Up or Down on Shoulder Pain?
The patient’s reach with his thumb helps distinguish between frozen shoulder and osteoarthritis. How high is enough to tell?
Women with Atrial Fibrillation at Higher Cardiovascular Risk vs Men
The risk includes a 1.99X higher risk for stroke and 1.93X higher risk of CV mortality, according to new research.
Exercise with Atrial Fibrillation? Yes, in Moderation
Results of a Norwegian study add to the evidence that shows moderate aerobic exercise is appropriate in patients with symptomatic AF.
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