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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.
Diabetes Review: The 2 New Insulins on the Block
Got a minute? Check out this concise review of the facts about long-acting insulin formulations Toujeo and Tresiba.
10 Mileposts on the Long Road to Primary Care
Who discovered circulation of blood? Where was the first US medical school? What do you remember about the history of primary care? Find 10 memorable events, here.
Water Quiz: You Are What You Drink?
Take this brief test on key health facts about drinking water to tap into your reservoir of knowledge, refresh your memory, and offer patients sound advice.
Caffeine Unlikely to Make Hearts Jittery
The response to caffeine is "somewhat idiosyncratic," say authors of a new study, and the widespread belief that it is bad for the heart doesn't seem to be true.
We Have Too Many Specialists and Too Few General Practitioners
"Primary care docs should be paid more, specialists less. More reimbursement for talking...less for testing and procedures." And, there's more.
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