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AACE Introduces New Obesity Medicine Toolkit
Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.
A Middle-aged Woman with Severe Flank Pain
Accompanying vomiting and fever raised suspicion for appendicitis and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was ordered. Watch the ED video, review the history, and make your diagnosis.
Stroke Rounds: Depression Doubles Stroke Risk After 50
New research suggests that depression and stroke share common cumulative etiologic mechanisms.
ATTENTION DOCTORS: You Do NOT Need Resiliency Training!
We don’t need to be any more resilient. Every part of a doctor is resilient. Even our bladders are resilient! We need training to become resistant.
URI and Chest Pain in a 31-Year-Old Man
The patient has had respiratory infections before but he has never experienced chest pain like this in the past. How would you work up this case?
A 31-year-old man presents to the emergency department with sore throat, body aches, dry cough, chest pain, and fever of several days’ duration. He is otherwise healthy and denies use of tobacco or illicit drugs.
Breathe It All In: Respiratory Disease Roundup
Respiratory disease is the main reason why patients visit primary care practices. This brief summary highlights the latest in research and patient care.
TRT Benefits Outweigh Risks, AACE Tells FDA
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists pushes back in response to FDA warnings that testosterone replacement therapy may increase cardiovascular risks.
Tick, Tick, Tick: It’s Lyme Time
Warmer weather has arrived, and with it the season of tick-borne illnesses. Here’s the latest about Lyme disease and some surprising new scourges of spring.
Lung Cancer Screening: 3 Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
I was “foggy” on when and how to apply screens for lung cancer with low-dose CT, but a perfect model for a 3-question template provided answers.
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