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Binge Eating Disorder: What You Need to Know
Only one-third of patients with eating disorders are ever asked about their problems with food. Screening in primary care is essential.
Bilateral Recurring Ear Pain and Discoloration in a 32-Year-Old Man
This episode of pain and ecchymotic pigmentation is far more intense than those he's had in the past. Does the patient's history offer clues to etiology?
Levamisole-Induced Necrotizing Vasculitis
How would this 34-year-old man become exposed to levamisole?
Death Is Not a Treatment Failure
In your effort to achieve a perfectly healthy body, you wind up hurting your health.
Doctor’s Death Is an “Inconvenience” for Patients
A physician is found dead, an apparent suicide. Other building tenants get the media’s attention—but not because they knew Dr Azkue.
8 ICD-10 Areas for Pediatricians to Watch
Research shows that pediatricians are at higher risk than other physician groups for financial loss as they transition to ICD-10. Here, 8 areas you can focus on now.
The Skinny on Dementia and Being Skinny
Underweight means highest risk, say researchers.
PCV13: Effective Against First-Episode CAP in Older Adults
The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine reduced nearly by half vaccine-type community acquired pneumonia in adults aged 65 years and older.
Hospitalization for Pneumonia Linked to Risk for CVD
Risk of MI, stroke, and fatal coronary heart disease remained elevated among some patients hospitalized for pneumonia up to 10 years after the index event.
Record Spending and Other Top Medical News
Get highlights in 6 slides of headlines that made news this week: billions spent on medicine; patient myths about opioids; heart and lung health; transparency in research.
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