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A Teenage Boy with an Unsightly Rash
The young man is missing school because he is self-conscious about the hypopigmented lesions on his arms, back, and chest. Can you make the diagnosis?
An 8-year-old Boy with Acute Facial Swelling
Four days of facial swelling was preceded by several months of fatigue, leg pain, rapid weight gain. Watch the video exam for more clues to Dx.
FDA Approves Drug for Basal Cell Carcinoma
Sonidegib becomes second hedgehog inhibitor for locally advanced disease.
6 Fascinating Tidbits: July Primary Care Roundup
We found 6 stories we think you'll want to know about. . .
Putting Humanity and the Humanities Back Into Medicine
We need doctors who understand life and people, not just lab test readouts and scientific papers.
A Marijuana Paradox: 3 Questions
Marijuana can be a valuable therapeutic tool for the nausea and vomiting that accompany chemotherapy, but it also can cause hyperemesis.
GLP-1 Agonist Pop Quiz
Take a short break from the clinic and try 2 quick questions about the injectable gut hormone analogs.
Pneumonia Hits Older Adults Hardest
Infections with pneumonia send a substantial number of older adults to the hospital, much more than younger adults. Researchers are calling for new rapid diagnostic tests.
6 (More) Terrible Medical Sentences
Now . . . the follow-up to the sequel you've all been waiting for! We proudly present half a dozen unadulterated pearls of clinical wisdom--fully illustrated--culled from articles submitted by physicians to this web site over the years.
Sunscreen Alert: 6 Ways to Avoid Getting Burned
These slides summarize the latest sun safety dos and don’ts, providing the most sound and sensible patient education recommendations under the sun.
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